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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcuss View Post
    Can't be the 1st of May, wpdavid was correct in saying :


    Good effort. just 4 days out.
    24th May 2006.

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    Gawd, I don't know. Something to remind us of our previous success in SA, and I don't mean Hansie's leather jacket. Maybe a nice piccy of Hoggard to encourage our current bunch of swingers.

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    Loved that challenge Marcuss.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaremba View Post
    Loved that challenge Marcuss.
    Yeah, I thought the "Guess the day" idea was quite original myself

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    Quote Originally Posted by JBMAC View Post
    BOWLERS

    1 871 C.V. Grimmett AUS 901 v South Africa, 28/02/1936
    2 848 W.J. O'Reilly AUS 901 v New Zealand, 29/03/1946
    3 784 H. Verity ENG 853 v Australia, 01/01/1937
    4 604 W.E. Bowes ENG 701 v West Indies, 22/07/1939
    5 577 E.A. Martindale WI 577 v England, 14/03/1935
    6 546 L.N. Constantine WI 622 v England, 19/08/1939
    7 519 W. Voce ENG 739 v Australia, 18/12/1936
    8 428 R.W.V. Robins ENG 520 v New Zealand, 14/08/1937
    9 398 M.S. Nichols ENG 473 v South Africa, 15/06/1935
    10 394 E.P. Nupen SA 463 v England, 13/02/1931



    BATSMEN

    1 931 D.G. Bradman AUS 961 v India, 06/02/1948
    2 863 G.A. Headley WI 915 v England, 21/01/1948
    3 749 W.R. Hammond ENG 897 v New Zealand, 31/03/1933
    4 736 S.J. McCabe AUS 854 v England, 10/06/1938
    5 669 B. Mitchell SA 781 v England, 01/01/1949
    6 645 A.D. Nourse SA 922 v England, 07/06/1951
    7 644 M. Leyland ENG 759 v Australia, 01/01/1937
    8 583 L.E.G. Ames ENG 619 v Australia, 06/07/1934
    9 548 R.E.S. Wyatt ENG 575 v Australia, 23/02/1933
    10 518 W.A. Brown AUS 697 v New Zealand, 29/03/1946

    So can make a pretty good team out of that list
    January 1936 ??


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    Quote Originally Posted by wpdavid View Post
    Gawd, I don't know. Something to remind us of our previous success in SA, and I don't mean Hansie's leather jacket. Maybe a nice piccy of Hoggard to encourage our current bunch of swingers.
    A choice for you.

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    1st Feb 1936

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJS View Post
    Oh oh Idid not realise there was a methodology prescribed. Here are the top ranked batsmen and top ranked bowlers on the day I was born.

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    ID      	Rat.	Name        	Career Best Rating	
    Batsman 1	889	A.D. Nourse	922 v England, 07/06/1951	
    Batsman 2	853	L. Hutton	945 v West Indies, 30/03/1954	
    Batsman 3	841	G.A. Headley	915 v England, 21/01/1948	
    Batsman 4	838	D.C.S. Compton	917 v Australia, 08/07/1948	
    Batsman 5	793	A.R. Morris	850 v West Indies, 09/11/1951	
    Batsman 6	737	V.S. Hazare	869 v Pakistan, 13/11/1952	
    Batsman 7	701	E.A.B. Rowan	777 v England, 16/08/1951	
    Batsman 8	697	E.D. Weekes	927 v New Zealand, 03/03/1956	
    Batsman 9	672	C. Washbrook	730 v West Indies, 20/07/1950	
    Batsman 10	660	R.N. Harvey	921 v South Africa, 06/02/1953	
    
    Bowler 1	846	R.R. Lindwall	897 v England, 26/11/1954	
    Bowler 2	821	W.A. Johnston	900 v West Indies, 31/12/1951	
    Bowler 3	642	A.V. Bedser	903 v Australia, 09/07/1953	
    Bowler 4	596	K.R. Miller	862 v South Africa, 09/01/1953	
    Bowler 5	581	N.B.F. Mann	586 v England, 26/07/1951	
    Bowler 6	545	I.W. Johnson	640 v West Indies, 14/05/1955	
    Bowler 7	474	D.V.P. Wright	556 v South Africa, 26/07/1947	
    Bowler 8	411	C.L. McCool	473 v South Africa, 03/03/1950	
    Bowler 9	396	W. Ferguson	438 v England, 03/03/1948	
    Bowler 10	393	J. Trim      	435 v Australia, 31/12/1951	
    				
    Top Keeper	423	C.L. Walcott	938 v Australia, 11/06/1955
    5th February 1950?

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    Quote Originally Posted by zaremba View Post
    5th February 1950?
    Yes sir

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    BOWLING

    1 884 D.L. Underwood 907 v New Zealand, 05/03/1971
    2 778 J.A. Snow 835 v Australia, 21/01/1971
    3 769 B.R. Taylor 769 v West Indies, 20/04/1972
    4 726 B.S. Bedi 804 v Australia, 16/12/1977
    5 705 A.A. Mallett 747 v England, 25/01/1975
    6 691 Pervez Sajjad 737 v England, 17/06/1971
    7 676 E.A.S. Prasanna 747 v Australia, 28/11/1969
    8 670 D.K. Lillee 884 v England, 12/03/1977
    9 653 G.S. Sobers 715 v India, 31/12/1966
    10 604 S. Venkataraghavan 663 v England, 22/07/1971
    11 603 R. Illingworth 647 v Australia, 12/02/1971
    12 591 B.S. Chandrasekhar 730 v Australia, 07/01/1978
    13 579 L.R. Gibbs 897 v England, 02/06/1966

    BATTING
    1 776 G.S. Sobers 938 v India, 13/01/1967
    2 774 K.R. Stackpole 782 v England, 10/08/1972
    3 748 G.M. Turner 845 v Australia, 22/03/1974
    4 717 C.A. Davis 747 v New Zealand, 23/03/1972
    5 703 I.M. Chappell 811 v West Indies, 26/12/1975
    6 671 R.B. Kanhai 875 v England, 22/08/1963
    7 668 K.D. Walters 922 v South Africa, 19/02/1970
    8 659 I.R. Redpath 756 v West Indies, 31/01/1976
    9 655 G. Boycott 764 v Pakistan, 08/07/1971
    10 634 S.M. Gavaskar 916 v England, 30/08/1979
    11 612 B.E. Congdon 680 v England, 21/06/1973
    11 612 Saeed Ahmed 784 v India, 02/12/1960
    13 604 G.S. Chappell 883 v Pakistan, 01/01/1977
    18 563 A.P.E. Knott 650 v Australia, 11/08/1977

    1 S Gavaskar
    2 G Turner
    3 G Chappell
    4 G Sobers
    5 C A Davis
    6 D Walters
    7 A Knott
    8 J Snow
    9 D Underwood
    10 D Lillee
    11 B Bedi

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    My brothers birthday - guess when it is...

    1 894 B.C. Lara 911 v South Africa, 02/01/2004
    2 889 R.T. Ponting 942 v England, 01/12/2006
    3 883 R. Dravid 892 v Pakistan, 16/03/2005
    4 879 M.L. Hayden 935 v England, 07/11/2002
    5 837 J.H. Kallis 935 v New Zealand, 18/11/2007
    6 825 H.H. Gibbs 825 v West Indies, 16/01/2004
    7 808 Inzamam-ul-Haq 870 v England, 29/11/2005
    8 781 S.R. Tendulkar 898 v Zimbabwe, 21/02/2002
    9 773 M.H. Richardson 773 v Pakistan, 26/12/2003
    10 753 V.V.S. Laxman 753 v Australia, 02/01/2004
    17 700 A.C. Gilchrist 874 v South Africa, 08/03/2002 (Best keeper)

    1 908 M. Muralidaran 920 v Bangladesh, 11/07/2007
    2 860 S.M. Pollock 909 v England, 25/11/1999
    3 855 Shoaib Akhtar 855 v New Zealand, 26/12/2003
    4 800 G.D. McGrath 914 v England, 23/08/2001
    5 773 M. Ntini 863 v India, 26/12/2006
    6 760 J.N. Gillespie 812 v New Zealand, 26/11/2004
    7 756 A. Kumble 859 v Sri Lanka, 26/01/1994
    8 723 D.R. Tuffey 750 v Pakistan, 19/12/2003
    9 710 S.K. Warne 905 v England, 24/12/1994
    10 670 Harbhajan Singh 765 v New Zealand, 12/12/2002

    So...
    1. Hayden
    2. Gibbs
    3. Dravid
    4. Ponting
    5. Lara
    6. Kallis
    7. Gilchrist
    8. Pollock
    9. Shoaib Akhtar
    10. Muralitharan
    11. McGrath

    Strong lineup.

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    16/01/2004?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcuss View Post
    16/01/2004?
    Oooh, very close.

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    2 or 3 days later?

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    Gordon Greenidge
    Majid Khan
    Viv Richards
    Greg Chappell
    Clive Lloyd
    Tony Greig
    Alan Knott
    Dennis Lillee
    Jeff Thomson
    Andy Roberts
    Bishan Bedi

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    C'mon Man U.
    RIP Craigos

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcuss View Post
    2 or 3 days later?
    1 week later actually.

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