View Poll Results: Who will be the primary spinner in your Dream ODI XI?

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  • Saqlain

    8 12.12%
  • Murali

    38 57.58%
  • Warne

    14 21.21%
  • Qadir

    0 0%
  • Hogg

    1 1.52%
  • Razzak

    1 1.52%
  • Kumble

    1 1.52%
  • Vettori

    3 4.55%
  • Chandana

    0 0%
  • Mushtaq

    0 0%
  • Harbhajan

    0 0%
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Thread: Dream ODI XI: Vote for the SPINNER

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    Dream ODI XI: Vote for the SPINNER

    Here are the top spin bowlers in ODI cricket with at least 100 wickets. Please choose one of them.

    The leading fast bowlers in the other poll are akram, garner and mcgrath.

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    Ummm....

    A poll would be handy

    EDIT: Hmm. Never mind, must've bugged out for me.
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    Saqlain.

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    murali for me.


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    murali for me as well

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    Tough choice given the long tail that would be presented if either of Murali, Warne or Saqlain are selected.

    Given we are talking about an all time great ODI XI, I would expect the top seven and Akram to do the run scoring. On that basis I select Muralitharan, in my opinion the best spin bowler to ever play ODI's. You can only imagine the carnage he would unleash if he had a high quality pace attack in support.

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    I went for Murali too.

    I considered Hogg and Vettori as they would make the batting stronger, but figured both players would look a little out of place in an all time ODI team.

    Thinking about this a little more, why couldn't we have picked 2 spinners, because it's almost certain that the number 7 is going to be a pace bowler. Always love the 3 quicks and 2 spinners combination.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    I went for Murali too.

    I considered Hogg and Vettori as they would make the batting stronger, but figured both players would look a little out of place in an all time ODI team.

    Thinking about this a little more, why couldn't we have picked 2 spinners, because it's almost certain that the number 7 is going to be a pace bowler. Always love the 3 quicks and 2 spinners combination.
    the top runner up spinner will be included in the poll along with allrounders and top runner up middle order batsmen.
    Last edited by bagapath; 11-04-2010 at 12:53 AM.

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    Went for Saqlain, his stats are too good to overlook.

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    Warne. Statistically as good or close enough to the others. Was absolute champion at WCs and has an amazing record there. His performances in 99 will be amongst the greatest in the history of cricket. He also was a decent bat and excellent slip fielder.
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    Murali for being the highest ODI wicket taker and extraordinary stats.

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    murali or vettori

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    Saqlain for me .

    His record in Odi's,both average,economy and even strike rate is immense.

    I know Murali or Warne will win based on their test performances but ,Saqlain was the ultimate ODI spinner.

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    Vettori solely for the batting, shortens the tail.

    Murali if it were a stronger tail.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ikki View Post
    Warne. Statistically as good or close enough to the others. Was absolute champion at WCs and has an amazing record there. His performances in 99 will be amongst the greatest in the history of cricket. He also was a decent bat and excellent slip fielder.
    He never really produced the goods batting in ODIs, an average of 13.05 backs this up.

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