Originally Posted by Prince EWS
You may be interested to learn that in Season 1 of CPL (CricSim's version of this with the same database, although it was a while ago now), Botha was quite successful as an opening batsman. Averaged nearly 40 in that role, I believe.
Extremely interested to hear that actually. May not bother drafting a back-up specialist opener then. Risky, but ideally the first choice openers will play every game anyway.
Would Botha's success be an outlier, or does the sim not take batting position into account?