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    Trades

    Who would you be willing to trade in your team in order to make it stronger?

    For example, if you are a Pakistani fan, would you be willing to trade Asif (assuming he were still playing, that is) for a good opener - say Sehwag? Or maybe a middle order batsman, say Devilliers?

    Or, would an Indian fan be willing to trade Tendulkar for Steyn?

    Or, would the Saffer fans be willing to trade Kallis for, er, ah, a spine! (Just kidding......I think...?)

    You get the idea!

    Thought it would be fun to think along these lines. Could even extend it to all time teams, I suppose.
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    Would trade <insert spinner here> for Swann or Tahir.
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    but it's got to be somewhat workable, spark!

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    Would gladly trade

    Harbhajan for Swann
    Nehra for Tsotsobe
    Tsotsobe for Johnson or Broad ( better bats )
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    Quote Originally Posted by hang on View Post
    but it's got to be somewhat workable, spark!
    Damnit.

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    I reckon Aussie would trade us a half decent young pacer/batsman in exchange for a half-decent young spinner like Astle or Beard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kingkallis View Post
    Would gladly trade

    Harbhajan for Swann
    Nehra for Tsotsobe
    Tsotsobe for Johnson or Broad ( better bats )
    why would SA or England opt for an inferior product the trade should be of similar capability or something you would need.

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    Who wants Ben Hilfenhaus?! He's really good! Trust me! He's great! He wouldn't've played 4 tests in the most recent Ashes series if he wasn't! Come on! This is an once in a life-time opportunity!

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    Mark Cosgrove for Todd Astle or Beard? It isn't like you have any intention of picking him.

    Besides, I want to see him bat with Jesse.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    Who wants Ben Hilfenhaus?! He's really good! Trust me! He's great! He wouldn't've played 4 tests in the most recent Ashes series if he wasn't! Come on! This is an once in a life-time opportunity!
    I think we'll stick with Jeetan Patel thanks.

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    had Aamer and Asif were available then Gul & Wahab for Gambhir and Pujara would be my dream trade.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spikey View Post
    Who wants Ben Hilfenhaus?! He's really good! Trust me! He's great! He wouldn't've played 4 tests in the most recent Ashes series if he wasn't! Come on! This is an once in a life-time opportunity!
    would the indians turn up their noses at hilfy? granted, he is not champagne quality and neither does he wear a dead cat on his head which, it must be admitted, takes some goolies.
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    Ok, a fairly reasonable one, Mendis for Watson.
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    Watson should come to NZ. An injury prone allrounder like him will always have his spiritual home here.

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    we have given Tahir should get AB in return.

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