Right chaps let’s settle this. Based on the following ESPN stats for test matches played in 2018 by Jessie Kriel and Henry Slade playing at outside centre, who in your opinion had the better season.
Slade played 6 tests at 13, gaining 63 metres in total which is an average of 10 metres a test, he made 3 clean breaks and beat 4 defenders in total. He made 30 tackles and missed 20 tackles. He scored no tries.
Kriel played 10 tests at 13, gaining 272 metres in total which is an average of 27 metres a test, he made 7 clean breaks and beat 7 defenders in total. He made 47 tackles and missed 16 tackles. He scored 4 tries.
They played each other twice in 2018 where Jessie gained many more metres, made more clean breaks and beat more defenders than Slade and also scored a try. Slade missed 11 tackles in those 2 tests, Jessie missed 1.
Who had a better season Kriel or Slade?