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    Representatives XI

    Becauses XIs are fun, and I have time to kill. A silly but interesting excercise:

    Who would you pick in a current World XI if you were only allowed a maximum of one player per country? Obviously this includes a few of your favourite associate players.

    Test:

    Shane Watson
    Chris Gayle
    Kumar Sangakkara
    Sachin Tendulkar
    Ross Taylor
    Ryan ten Doeschate
    Shakib Al Hasan
    Graeme Swann
    Dale Steyn
    Umar Gul
    Hamid Hassan

    ODI:

    Chris Gayle
    Sachin Tendulkar
    Kumar Sangakkara
    AB De Villiers
    Mike Hussey
    Ryan ten Doeschate
    Shakib Al Hasan
    Dan Vettori
    Umar Gul
    Hamid Hassan
    James Anderson
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    Shane Watson
    Chris Gayle
    Kumar Sangakkara [Wk]
    Sachin Tendulkar
    Jesse Ryder
    Ryan ten Doeschate
    Shakib Al Hasan
    Graeme Swann
    Dale Steyn
    Umar Gul
    Ed Rainsford

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    RtD, Shakib and Styen to make every single XI.

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    Tests

    1) Shane Watson (Australia)
    2) Alistair Cook (England)
    3) Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka)
    4) Sachin Tendulkar (India)
    5) Younis Khan (Pakistan)
    6) Ross Taylor (New Zealand)
    7) Shakib-Al-Hasan (Bangladesh)
    8) Dale Steyn (South Africa)
    9) Kemar Roach (West Indies)
    10)Hammad Hassan (Afghanistan)
    11)Boyd Ranklin (Ireland)

    ODIs

    1) Shane Watson (Australia)
    2) Chris Gayle (West Indies)
    3) Hashim Amla (South Africa)
    4) Jonathan Trott (England)
    5) MS Dhoni (India)
    6) Angelo Mathews (Sri Lanka)
    7) Shakib-Al-Hasan (Bangladesh)
    8) Elton Chigumbura (Zimbabwe)
    9) Tim Southee (New Zealand)
    10)Umar Gul (Pakistan)
    11)Boyd Ranklin (Ireland)
    Last edited by Blaze 18; 26-01-2011 at 09:35 AM.

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    Tests:

    Shane Watson
    Brendon McCullum
    Kumar Sangakkara +
    Sachin Tendulkar
    Younis Khan
    Shakib Al Hasan
    Ryan Ten Doeschate
    Dale Steyn
    James Anderson
    Kemar Roach
    Boyd Rankin

    ODi's:

    Shane Watson
    Tamim Iqbal
    Jacques Kallis
    Ross Taylor
    Ed Joyce
    MS Dhoni +
    Ryan Ten Doeschate
    Graeme Swann
    Umar Gul
    Kemar Roach
    Lasith Malinga
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    Styris to Pietersen, SIX, wow, what a shot, that is awesome...it's a repeat of his six off Muralitharan at Edgbaston, as he switches his grip and reverse-hits Styris over deep cover (or should that be deep square-leg) for a memorable maximum.
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    Styris to Pietersen, SIX, that's the most extraordinary shot, he switches his grip to that of a left-hander and launches Stryis high over long-off for a might six. That is one of the more incredible shots you'll see

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    Good as Steyn is, I couldn't bring myself to choose him over Kallis for tests.

    1) SR Watson
    2) Tamim Iqbal
    3) EC Joyce
    4) JH Kallis
    5) S Chanderpaul
    6) KC Sangakkara +
    7) DL Vettori
    8) SM Ervine
    9) Zaheer Khan
    10) JM Anderson
    11) Umar Gul
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    Tests :

    Watson
    Tamim
    Sangakkara (wk)
    Tendulkar
    Ryder
    Younus
    Ten Doeschate
    Haq
    Steyn
    Anderson
    Hassan
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pup Clarke View Post
    Tests :

    Watson
    Tamim
    Sangakkara (wk)
    Tendulkar
    Ryder
    Younus
    Ten Doeschate
    Haq
    Steyn
    Anderson
    Hassan
    Who ?

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    Majid Haq | Scotland Cricket | Cricket Players and Officials | ESPN Cricinfo

    Slight bias may come into it but he's a good bowler imo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pup Clarke View Post
    Majid Haq | Scotland Cricket | Cricket Players and Officials | ESPN Cricinfo

    Slight bias may come into it but he's a good bowler imo.
    Oh okay, I thought it was Misbah.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Good as Steyn is, I couldn't bring myself to choose him over Kallis for tests.

    1) SR Watson
    2) Tamim Iqbal
    3) EC Joyce
    4) JH Kallis
    5) S Chanderpaul
    6) KC Sangakkara +
    7) DL Vettori
    8) SM Ervine
    9) Zaheer Khan
    10) JM Anderson
    11) Umar Gul
    The Steyn/Kallis dilemma sucks alright. Have selected Steyn myself, purely for the balance of the side despite rating Kallis the better cricketer.

    Test XI

    1. Sehwag (IND)
    2. Joyce (IRE)
    3. Ponting (AUS)
    4. Chanderpaul (WI)
    5. Sangakkara + (SL)
    6. Ryder (NZ)
    7. Ten Doeschate (NED)
    8. Shakib (BAN)
    9. Steyn (SA)
    10. Gul (PAK)
    11. Anderson (ENG)

    Good batting depth.

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    Kallis
    Tendulkar
    Joyce
    RTD
    Sangakarra
    Vettori
    Swann
    Roach
    Asif
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    Becauses XIs are fun, and I have time to kill. A silly but interesting excercise:

    Who would you pick in a current World XI if you were only allowed a maximum of one player per country? Obviously this includes a few of your favourite associate players.

    Test:

    Shane Watson
    Chris Gayle
    Kumar Sangakkara
    Sachin Tendulkar
    Ross Taylor
    Ryan ten Doeschate
    Shakib Al Hasan
    Graeme Swann
    Dale Steyn
    Umar Gul
    Hamid Hassan

    ODI:

    Chris Gayle
    Sachin Tendulkar
    Kumar Sangakkara
    AB De Villiers
    Mike Hussey
    Ryan ten Doeschate
    Shakib Al Hasan
    Dan Vettori
    Umar Gul
    Hamid Hassan
    James Anderson
    Tests:

    1. Shane Watson
    2. Ed Joyce
    3. Kumar Sangakkara
    4. Sachin Tendulkar
    5. Shivnarine Chanderpaul
    6. Jesse Ryder
    7. Tatenda Taibu (wk)
    8. Shakib Al Hasan
    9. Dale Steyn
    10. James Anderson
    11. Mohammad Asif

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    RtD, Shakib and Styen to make every single XI.
    Hmm nah, Tamim and Kallis are definitely viable alternatives depending on the balance you want. And I didn't pick RTD.
    Last edited by Prince EWS; 27-01-2011 at 02:42 AM.

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