BTW for the World B team, I'll start with the opening bowlers an opening batsman and will save the keeper for last.
Also if anyone wants to do a round, just let me know, I'll do the World B, but don't mind taking a break every now and then.
I'll gladly do a round or two whenever you feel like taking a break. Miller and Akram currently drawn on five votes each at the moment, too. What will we do if it is a draw?
Oh for a strong arm and a walking stick
Yeah cool Jager I'll probably get you to do the World C team.
I've purposely not voted in this draft in anticipation that it would be a draw. If its a draw, I'll pick between the two.
Simpson^ | Hayden | Bradman | Chappell^ | Ponting | Border* | Gilchrist+ | Davidson3 | Warne4^ | Lillee1 | McGrath2
Greenidge | Hunte | Richards^ | Headley* | Lara^ | Sobers5^ | Walcott+ | Marshall1 | Ambrose2 | Holding3 | Garner4
Richards^ | Smith*^ | Amla | Pollock | Kallis5^ | Nourse | Cameron+ | Procter3 | Steyn1 | Tayfield4 | Donald2
Hobbs | Hutton*^ | Hammond^ | Compton | Barrington | Botham5^ | Knott | Trueman1 | Laker4 | Larwood2 | Barnes3
24 hours are now up so Wasim Akram makes the World A team ahead of Keith Miller by the narrowest of margins 6-5, I suspect mainly due to team balance. It really is an awesome attack now.
World A XI so far
1. S. Gavaskar
2. H. Sutcliffe
3. G. Headley
4. B. Lara
5. W. Hammond
7. A. Knott
8. R. Hadlee
9. W. Akram
10. C. Ambrose
11. M. Muralitharan
Please select today:
1) Someone to fill the remaining slot in the World A XI.
2) Do we want to name captains for each team? (over 50% needed) If so, who is your World XI captain? I'll ask World A XI tomorrow if we go ahead with this.
3) Two opening bowlers for the World B XI
World XI 1 J Hobbs 2 L Hutton 3 D Bradman 4 V Richards 5 S Tendulkar 6 G Sobers 7 A Gilchrist 8 I Khan 9 S Warne 10 M Marshall 11 G McGrath
Fast bowling suggested shortlist
Neil Adcock, Shoaib Akhtar, Sydney Barnes, Alec Bedser, Ian Bishop, Ian Botham, Colin Croft, Alan Davidson, Kapil Dev, Allan Donald, Joel Garner, Wes Hall, Michael Holding, Harold Larwood, Dennis Lillee, Ray Lindwall, George Lohmann, Fazal Mahmood, Keith Miller, Shaun Pollock, Mike Procter, Andy Roberts, John Snow, Fred Spofforth, Brian Statham, Dale Steyn, Heath Streak, Frank Tyson, Fred Trueman, Charlie Turner, Chaminda Vaas, Courtney Walsh, Bob Willis, Waqar Younis
Disclaimer: If you want to pick the same player for questions 1 and 3 today go for it. If they are successful they will obviously go to the higher ranked team.
Lillee and Barnes
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No point IMO
Lillee and Trueman
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I think we're lacking batting depth, so as much as Miller deserves to have a spot in this team and would have negated Imran, I'll have to select Jaques Kallis for the number 6 position even though he doesn't bat there. Yes for selecting skippers.
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