Originally Posted by Monk
Kanhai is an absolute gun. I was intending to draft him in this draft (my theme was players I've loved/would have loved), but you got him first.
Woolley was also on my shortlist. Chappell too, but it was a long shot that I'd have gotten him.
Harvey was on my shortlist too, but I got confused and thought that Jager had picked him. Hence Kanhai. In a way I'm glad as he fits into the existing middle-order very well. Besides, numbers wise, there's nothing between the two batsman as the following study indicates;
It Figures | Cricket Blogs | ESPN Cricinfo
1945-1977 ATG Draft: Desmond Haynes - Roy Fredericks - Rohan Kanhai - Neil Harvey - Clive Lloyd - Asif Iqbal - John Waite - Ray Lindwall - Garth McKenzie - John Snow - Derek Underwood
ATG XI: Jack Hobbs - Len Hutton - Don Bradman - Brian Lara - Graham Pollock - Gary Sobers - Alan Knott - Malcolm Marshall - Shane Warne - Dennis Lillee- Sydney Barnes