I have a confession to make.
Before yesterday's cricket match (which was my first live cricket match attendance) at the WACA, I thought that I liked watching sport on TV more than live. At least in terms of cricket I think I've changed my mind.
If I had not been at the game I wouldn't have seen Du Plessis' great catch from just ten metres away. Nor would have I seen Mitchell Johnson's blistering pace for real, or be able to stand up and cheer with a crowd when a catch was made. Or moaned when it was an Aussie player that was caught.
I would have missed out on a lot.
So all in all I was happy to go to the cricket and despite having to endure through over eight hours of it between 11 am and 7:30 pm it was great. Although I'm not sure how I would fair at a test match!
Add to it that winning feeling and it was a good day at the cricket.
Here's a few images from the day.
At this stage I thought we were going okay but De Villiers and Miller each made fifties. Then the situation turned again in Australia's favour at around the 200-run mark when our bowlers got four wickets for just thirteen runs.
Spider-cam. Spider-cam. Does what ever a spider-cam does. Which is basically take awesome video and looking cool doing it.
Compared to watching footy at Patersons Stadium I was surprised at how close we were to the action.
Coulter-Nile. According to the blokes behind us he has the best bowling figures of any player at the WACA with a hyphenated name and that begins with C and ends with E. I think they were right.
In the end Australia won with a score of 300/8 while South Africa were all out in the 48th over with 268 runs.
I'll be watching the next one-dayer on Sunday but this time it'll from the couch, not the stand. We'll see which one I'll enjoy more but I reckon it'd be this one.
Find out more about Proving Sunshine at: