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  • Curtly Ambrose

    11 22.00%
  • Alan Davidson

    1 2.00%
  • Richard Hadlee

    13 26.00%
  • Dennis Lillee

    17 34.00%
  • Ray Lindwall

    1 2.00%
  • Glenn McGrath

    22 44.00%
  • Malcom Marshall

    35 70.00%
  • Fred Trueman

    4 8.00%
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Thread: Pick TWO opening Bowlers for the 1946-2006 World Test XI

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    Pick TWO opening Bowlers for the 1946-2006 World Test XI

    Please pick two Opening Bowlers for the 1946-2006 World Test XI:

    Curtly Ambrose (WI): 98 tests, 405 wkts @ 20.99 (22/3), SR 54.5, Econ 2.30 --- 1439 runs @ 12.40
    Alan Davidson (Aus): 44 tests, 186 wkts @ 20.53 (14/2), SR 62.2, Econ 1.97 --- 1328 runs @ 24.59
    Richard Hadlee (NZ): 86 tests, 431 wkts @ 22.29 (36/9), SR 50.8, Econ 2.63 --- 3124 runs @ 27.16
    Dennis Lillee (Aus): 70 tests, 355 wkts @ 23.92 (23/7), SR 52.0, Econ 2.75 --- 905 runs @ 13.71
    Ray Lindwall (Aus): 61 tests, 228 wkts @ 23.03 (12/0), SR 59.8, Econ 2.30 --- 1502 runs @ 21.15
    Glenn McGrath (Aus): 122 tests, 555 wkts @ 21.65 (29/3), SR 51.8, Econ 2.50 --- 641 runs @ 7.45
    Malcom Marshall (WI): 81 tests, 376 wkts @ 20.94 (22/4), SR 46.7, Econ 2.68 --- 1810 runs @ 18.85
    Fred Trueman (Eng): 67 tests, 307 wkts @ 21.57 (17/3), SR 49.4, Econ 2.61 --- 981 runs @ 13.81

    Note: Three runner-ups go into the "Pick two Final Bowlers" Poll with three allrounder runner-ups + Warne & Murali


    The 1946-2006 World Test XI so far:

    1. Sunil Gavaskar (51.12)
    2. Len Hutton (54.62)
    3. Viv Richards (50.23)
    4. Sachin Tendulkar (55.11)
    5. Brian Lara (52.88)
    6. Gary Sobers (57.78) and (Bowl: 34.03)
    7. Adam Gilchrist (48.98)
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    Tough one. I'll take my time with this.

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    Trueman and McGarth. a bit disappointed we have to pick atleast two seamers, would of liked the option of picking three spinners
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    Marshall and Hadlee


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    McGrath and Lillee

    But really, this should be between Lillee, Marshall and McGrath
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    marshall and hadlee out of a very illustrious list....

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    Lillee and McGrath.
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    Tough choice. I went with Marshall and Hadlee.
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    Lillee and Marshall for me.

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    i went for hadlee and marshall. have spent many agonizing hours before taking this call though.

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    Marshall for sure. Between McGrath and Hadlee for the second spot IMO.
    McGrath is marginally ahead as a bowler but Hadlee provides additional batting - not sure if we really need that in this side though.

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    Marshall & McGrath. We have way too much batting as it is.
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    I'll go with Marshall and McGrath.

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    Trueman and Marshall
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    Quote Originally Posted by adharcric
    I'll go with Marshall and McGrath.

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