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    who is the toughest cricketer???

    Who do you guys think is the toughest cricketer? I'm not just talking about strongest as in being able to bench a lot. I am talking overall toughest ... so its someone who is physically fit, can hit with power, shouldn't be messed around with in a fight, etc

    I'd say Shahid Afridi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ReallyCrazy
    Who do you guys think is the toughest cricketer? I'm not just talking about strongest as in being able to bench a lot. I am talking overall toughest ... so its someone who is physically fit, can hit with power, shouldn't be messed around with in a fight, etc

    I'd say Shahid Afridi.
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    Inzamam ul haq shouldnt be messed with,just ask the guy who called him aloo(potato) and he ended up in hospital


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    Quote Originally Posted by imranrabb
    Inzamam ul haq shouldnt be messed with,just ask the guy who called him aloo(potato) and he ended up in hospital
    no inzi is just a fatty. he could be strong but his reflexes are slow. i can take aloo on

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Mxyzptlk
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    Lol, he is a pipsqueak upstart if you ask me, gives the impression of all mouth and no trousers!

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    Doug Marillier.. I reckon someone who has smashed both legs and returns to play international cricket must have endured a hell of a lot of pain, and have guts like anything.. Not the obvious answer, but one thats made me think
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    I'm going to put my money on Jermaine Lawson for the bowlers. He could really put the fear back into fast bowling if he gets his act together. Simon Jones looks fairly tough.

    But as far as batsmen go, Justin Langer for sure. Any guy who goes through what he did on Test debut deserves a medal of some sort. That and he's got a few black belts in a couple of martial arts. He's about as tough as they come. Ricky Ponting seems pretty hard, despite his size. And I reckon Michael Vaughan would be quite the tough character.
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    I'd always take a good big 'un to beat a good little 'un.

    Aside from the ones already mentioned (Fred, Hayden & Simon Jones), Kevin Pietersen is 6' 5" & I reckon McGrath would be fairly hard too, lotta aggression!

    Didn't Beefy chin one of the Chappells a few years back?
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    I wouldn't mess with Streak... He looks really big...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Langeveldt
    Doug Marillier.. I reckon someone who has smashed both legs and returns to play international cricket must have endured a hell of a lot of pain, and have guts like anything.. Not the obvious answer, but one thats made me think
    Add Andrew Hall in that case.
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    haydos and flintoff are rather big, but they'd be slow as well, and a decent fighter would be able to take them down

    i'd have to say afridi and tendulkar.... afridi is damn strong, and he's pretty damnq quick as well, and tendulkar is really strong, at 16 he beat the entire indian team in arm wrestles

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    I reckon someone who wouldn't back away in a fight would be Kevin Pietersen.. he's just got that "I'll kill you" attitude happening.
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    Quote Originally Posted by deeps
    haydos and flintoff are rather big, but they'd be slow as well, and a decent fighter would be able to take them down

    i'd have to say afridi and tendulkar.... afridi is damn strong, and he's pretty damnq quick as well, and tendulkar is really strong, at 16 he beat the entire indian team in arm wrestles
    Arm wrestles don't really mean alot though. I'd go for Langer, because he's the only cricketer that can fight, that I know of. KP is very tall and big, but he looks kindof soft. Flintoff is big, but he's also a little flabby, and Hayden is a nice Christian guy, so he wouldn't fight. I guess you could just say that generally, cricketers aren't the toughest sortof guys.

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