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    Fast bowler survival round 2

    This is round 2 of the Fast bowler survival series.

    This round presents you with six groups of four bowlers. Please rank the bowlers in each group from 1 to 4. The lowest ranked bowler in each group gets eliminated. Any eliminated bowlers will be able to compete for one of two wildcard entries into round 3.

    Each group stage has approximately 24 hours to complete, before results are tallied and the next groups are voted on.

    We begin with groups A and B:

    Group A

    Glenn McGrath - Glenn McGrath | Australia Cricket | Cricket Players and Officials | Cricinfo.com
    Fred Trueman - Fred Trueman | England Cricket | Cricket Players and Officials | Cricinfo.com
    Frank Tyson - Frank Tyson | England Cricket | Cricket Players and Officials | Cricinfo.com
    Dale Steyn - Dale Steyn | South Africa Cricket | Cricket Players and Officials | Cricinfo.com

    Group B

    Sydney Barnes - Sydney Barnes | England Cricket | Cricket Players and Officials | Cricinfo.com
    Dennis Lillee - Dennis Lillee | Australia Cricket | Cricket Players and Officials | Cricinfo.com
    Wasim Akram - Wasim Akram | Pakistan Cricket | Cricket Players and Officials | Cricinfo.com
    Michael Holding - Michael Holding | West Indies Cricket | Cricket Players and Officials | Cricinfo.com

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    Fred Trueman
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    Dennis Lillee
    Wasim Akram
    Michael Holding

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    Glenn McGrath
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    Frank Tyson


    Sydney Barnes
    Dennis Lillee
    Wasim Akram
    Michael Holding

    Tyson last is awful.

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    Group A

    Glenn McGrath
    Fred Trueman
    Dale Steyn
    Frank Tyson

    Group B

    Dennis Lillee
    Wasim Akram
    Michael Holding
    Sydney Barnes
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    Group A

    Glenn McGrath
    Fred Trueman
    Frank Tyson
    Dale Steyn

    Group B

    Dennis Lillee
    Wasim Akram
    Sydney Barnes
    Michael Holding

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    Group A -

    1 - Glenn McGrath
    2 - Fred Trueman
    3 - Dale Steyn
    4 - Frank Tyson

    Group B -

    1 - Sydney Barnes
    2 - Dennis Lillee
    3 - Wasim Akram
    4 - Michael Holding
    "I want to raise my hand and say one thing. Those who complain about my love for the game or commitment to the game are clueless. These are the only 2 areas where I give myself 100 out of 100."
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    Group A

    Glenn McGrath
    Fred Trueman
    Frank Tyson
    Dale Steyn


    Group B

    Sydney Barnes
    Wasim Akram
    Dennis Lillee
    Michael Holding

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    Quote Originally Posted by Himannv View Post
    Group B

    Sydney Barnes
    Wasim Akram
    Dennis Lillee

    Michael Holding
    I was about to do that. Decided against that at the last moment...

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    Quote Originally Posted by weldone View Post
    I was about to do that. Decided against that at the last moment...
    Have to admit I thought about it for a fair bit. Wasn't easy to pick between those two, just that Wasim did a bit more for me. Swing bowler par excellence.

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