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  • Wally Hammond

    20 66.67%
  • George Headley

    8 26.67%
  • Stan McCabe

    1 3.33%
  • Ranji

    0 0%
  • Stanley Jackson

    0 0%
  • Clem Hill

    1 3.33%
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Thread: # 4 for the 1877-1940 Test XI

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    # 4 for the 1877-1940 Test XI

    This is a poll to decide the # 4 batsman for the 1877-1940 Test XI. The list of contenders are:

    Batsman Mat Inn NO Runs HS1 HS2 HS3 Ave 100 50
    Wally Hammond - 77 127 15 6883 336* 251 240 61.45 22 22
    George Headley - 19 35 3 2135 270* 223 176 66.71 10 5
    Stan McCabe - 39 62 5 2748 232 189* 187* 48.21 6 13
    Ranji - 15 26 4 989 175 154* 93* 44.95 2 6
    Stanley Jackson - 20 33 4 1415 144* 128 118 48.79 5 6
    Clem Hill - 49 89 2 3412 191 188 160 39.21 7 19
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    Not much between Hammond and Headley. I'll vote for Hammond at 4 and Headley at 5.


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    Tough choice!

    Went for Hammond in the end.

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    Hammond

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    Hammond - he's at 4 in my all-time XI so it's not a hard choice...
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    IMO it is between Headley and Hammond. I've just gone for Headley...
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    Good to see Archie sticking the classics like Hill and not being sucked in by these new-fangled players like Bradman, Hammond or Headley!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt79 View Post
    Good to see Archie sticking the classics like Hill and not being sucked in by these new-fangled players like Bradman, Hammond or Headley!
    Laughed out loud at this.

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    Hammond for me.
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    Hammond or Headley, can't decide. Going to go for Headley, just.
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    Gutted that McCabe missed out, but Hammond it has to be.
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    wally hammond it has to be. majestic stroke maker, partnership breaking fast medium pacer, out standing slip fielder and a super star cricketer wherever he played. headley will have to wait for the next slot.

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