View Poll Results: Whose team (listed below) was the best team created in the families draft?

Voters
12. You may not vote on this poll
  • BoyBrumby

    1 8.33%
  • NUFAN

    5 41.67%
  • stumpski

    0 0%
  • Noble One

    0 0%
  • Jamee999/ archie mac

    4 33.33%
  • fredfertang

    0 0%
  • Michaelf7777777

    2 16.67%
Results 1 to 10 of 10

Thread: Families Draft - Voting Thread

  1. #1
    International 12th Man
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Wellington, NZ
    Posts
    1,633

    Families Draft - Voting Thread

    Just realised through a forum search that we didn't have a vote to finish this families draft off. which to refresh people's memories involved picking 7 combinations of 2 people relatedto eachother and a 15th player related to no other 1st class cricketer. Entries are to be judged just on the final XI's found here for Test matches, if people are interested in the family links, visit the original thread at Cricket Families Draft

    Anyways here are the teams to vote on.

    BoyBrumby XI

    1) GR Marsh
    2) ME Waugh
    3) DG Bradman
    4) RT Ponting
    5) GSA Sobers
    6) SR Waugh*
    7) CL Cairns
    8) RW Marsh+
    9) DAJ Holford
    10) PM Pollock
    11) BL Cairns

    NUFAN XI

    1 Len Hutton
    2 Walter Hadlee
    3 George Headley
    4 Neil Harvey
    5 Duleepsinhji
    6 Ranjitsinhji
    7 Ian Healy
    8 Richard Hadlee
    9 Richie Benaud
    10 Malcolm Marshall
    11 Dean Headley

    stumpski XI

    Hanif Mohammad
    Micky Stewart
    Walter Hammond
    Denis Compton
    Alec Stewart (wk)
    Mushtaq Mohammad
    Sid Martin
    Albert Trott
    Hugh Tayfield
    Ryan Sidebottom
    Fidel Edwards

    Noble One XI

    1 Gary Kirsten
    2 Peter Kirsten
    3 Viv Richards
    4 Sachin Tendulkar
    5 Clive Lloyd (C)
    6 Andy Flower (WK)
    7 John F Reid
    8 Brett Lee
    9 Alec Bedser
    10 Lance Gibbs
    11 Bruce Reid

    Jamee999/ Archie mac XI

    1 CC Hunte
    2 VT Trumper
    3 GS Chappell
    4 AD Nourse
    5 AW Nourse
    6 Imran Khan
    7 IT Botham
    8 SK Warne
    9 S Carter+
    10 Abdul Qadir
    11 CEH Croft

    fredfertang XI

    WG Grace
    John Edrich
    Ernest Tyldesley
    Brian Lara
    JT Tyldesley
    Bill Edrich
    Alan Knott
    Maurice Tate
    Simon Jones
    Jeff Jones
    Sonny Ramadhin

    Michaelf7777777 XI

    1. Sunil Gavaskar
    2. Vinoo Mankad
    3. Everton Weekes
    4. Graeme Pollock
    5. Keith Miller (*)
    6. Lala Amarath
    7. Gudappa Viswanath
    8. Mike Procter
    9. Jack Gregory
    10. Shaun Pollock
    11. David Murray (+)

  2. #2
    International Vice-Captain Noble One's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    4,113
    Enjoyable and well thought out draft.

    Can't go past NUFAN's team as the best. Any attack lead by Marshall and Hadlee is worthy of number one. Just to top it off probably has the strongest batting lineup too, quality and quantity of bats.

  3. #3
    JJD Heads Athlai's Avatar
    Duck Hunt Champion! Plops Champion!
    Tournaments Won: 2
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    ksfls;fsl:lsFJg/s
    Posts
    27,475
    Two horse race for me between Boybrumbys brilliant top 6 and NUFAN's all round strength.
    Direbirds FTW!

    Quote Originally Posted by Athlai View Post
    Wellington will win the whole thing next year. Mark my words.
    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    I'll offer up my avatar to Athlai forever if Wellington wins the Champions League.
    President of T.I.T.S
    Tamim Is Talented Society

  4. #4
    Cricket Web: All-Time Legend Samuel_Vimes's Avatar
    Defend Your Castle Champion! Monkey Diving Champion!
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Location
    Bonn, D
    Posts
    22,795
    Some fine squads.

    Jamee/archie mac's gets my vote; a weak middle order more than made up for by a very fine opening pair and acceptable batting down to nine. Add a decent wickie and a bowling line-up which could be named as an all-time XI in its own right.

    NUFAN's batting line-up might contribute 60 runs more over the match - both have weak fives - but has three bowlers + a crock. Benaud not quite in the class of Warne, either.

    Brumby's XI would draw a lot. Had his bowling as the weakest before realising Sobers will take the spin duties, which at least draws it up to respectability. Would win a County Championship with plenty of English rain and bonus points.

    Notable mention also to the thread starter, with perhaps the strongest batting outside Bradman, but a lack of a threatening spin option hurts.


  5. #5
    Englishman BoyBrumby's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Locked up inside my opium den, surrounded by some Chinamen
    Posts
    44,944
    Quote Originally Posted by Samuel_Vimes View Post
    Brumby's XI would draw a lot. Had his bowling as the weakest before realising Sobers will take the spin duties, which at least draws it up to respectability. Would win a County Championship with plenty of English rain and bonus points.
    Have Holford as my specialist spinner, tbf with Sir Gaz & Junior Waugh as back up if necessary.

    Clearly my bowling much weaker than my batting, but I do at least have plenty of options: 5 credible seamers and 3 spinners.
    Cricket Web's 2013/14 Premier League Tipping Champion

    - As featured in The Independent.

    "The committee discussed the issue of illegal bowling actions, and believed that there are a number of bowlers currently employing suspect actions in international cricket, and that the ICC's reporting and testing procedures are not adequately scrutinising these bowlers."
    - Even the ICC's own official press release thinks things must change

  6. #6
    Cricket Web: All-Time Legend Samuel_Vimes's Avatar
    Defend Your Castle Champion! Monkey Diving Champion!
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Location
    Bonn, D
    Posts
    22,795
    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Have Holford as my specialist spinner, tbf with Sir Gaz & Junior Waugh as back up if necessary.
    I'd probably back Waugh over Holford "look, I average more than el Rey of Spin" with the ball, tbh...
    Messi scores on the rebound.

    Founder of ESAS - Edgar Schiferli, the best associate bowler
    A follower of the schools of Machiavelli, Bentham, Locke, Hobbes, Sutcliffe, Bradman, Lindwall, Miller, Hassett and Benaud
    Member of JMAS, DMAS, FRAS and RTDAS

    Quote Originally Posted by Adolf Grünbaum
    Is the conduct approved by the gods right ("pious"), because of properties of its own, or merely because it pleases the gods to value or command it?

  7. #7
    Cricket Web Staff Member archie mac's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Location
    canberra Australia
    Posts
    10,724
    M777

    Bat to 11 + 5 front line bowlers. If they had one more spinner that would make them unbeatable for my money
    You know it makes sense.

  8. #8
    Global Moderator Somerset's Avatar
    Money Money Money Champion! Tournaments Won: 7
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Auckland, New Zealand
    Posts
    9,863
    Would go with Michael's team also. Like the look of Brumby's side too but Michael's depth to his team ensures my vote.

  9. #9
    International 12th Man
    Join Date
    Jan 2005
    Location
    Wellington, NZ
    Posts
    1,633
    Congrats to NUFAN for winning this draft

  10. #10
    Hall of Fame Member NUFAN's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Marrickville
    Posts
    17,899
    Woot! Very lucky I feel, but will take the win



Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Sheep Draft
    By NUFAN in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 418
    Last Post: 29-06-2009, 02:51 AM
  2. West Indies thread
    By roseboy64 in forum 2009 ICC World Twenty20
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 09-06-2009, 01:14 AM
  3. Arrow to show you've posted in a thread previously
    By BoyBrumby in forum Site Discussion
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 01-06-2009, 02:54 AM
  4. Vintage Cricket Draft Anyone?
    By JohnnyA in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 123
    Last Post: 05-12-2003, 03:34 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •