Originally Posted by Prince EWS
Most of those players you mentioned as examples open or bat three in all formats though, so it's not just a case of them batting higher in T20 cricket as their domestic sides try to make better use of them. Arguing that Dave Hussey doesn't qualify as a middle order batsman because he bats in the top four in domestic T20 is absolutely absurd IMO; he bats there because he'd be wasted lower - he's a middle order batsman in every sense of the word. Quiney is a totally different thing.
Yeah, Hussey was a pretty poor example.
And ****, I selected a lot of hypothetical Victorians there. Something's gone seriously wrong with me..