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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcuss View Post
    Herbert Sutcliffe (pre WW2)
    Oh you bastard to be honest it was wishful thinking for him to fall through to R6 though!
    Oh for a strong arm and a walking stick

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    Cheers Jager.

    1. -
    2. -
    3. -
    4. Jacques Kallis (5)
    5. Clyde Walcott+
    6. Keith Miller (1)
    7. -
    8. Kapil Dev (3)
    9. -
    10. Sydney Barnes (2)
    11. -

    Wouldn't be an awful five-a-side team, that. Haha.
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    Get Miller out of the 6 slot Eds!

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    Haha.

    Where would you play him?


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    5 or 7 myself, depending on how much you subscribe to his batting genius.

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    Yeah, he'll end up at 7 I reckon. Well, the keeper would need to be an opener, or a really strong batsman. So, we'll see.

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    Chester Alan Arthur, 21st President of the United States (1881–1885) = Arthur Dudley Nourse

    (And that's the two worst Clauses out the way The other one being 'Bowled Bradman' of course)
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    Len Hutton - Jack Hobbs - Ted Dexter - Peter May - Walter Hammond - Frank Woolley - Ian Botham - Alan Knott - Hedley Verity - John Snow - Fred Trueman

    Victor Trumper - Bill Lawry - Don Bradman - Greg Chappell - Allan Border - Keith Miller - Adam Gilchrist - Alan Davidson - Shane Warne - Dennis Lillee - Glenn McGrath

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    Watson's XI
    01. Len Hutton
    02.
    03. Walter Hammond
    04. Dudley Nourse
    05.
    06.
    07.
    08. Andy Roberts
    09. Dennis Lillee
    10.
    11.

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    That's ingenious from watson. Love it.

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    We call him Dudley, but I'd always wondered what the 'A' stood for.

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    OMG, thats awesome. You pulled off a stunner there Watto!
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    Scorecard Draft (2010) V Sehwag, D Amiss, D Bradman (c), C Cowdrey, P Umrigar, A Faulkner, R Marsh +, M Marshall, W Hall, M Hughes, B O'Reilly
    Alphabetical Draft (2011) S Watson, G Kirsten, D Bradman (c), K Sangakkara +, C Cowdrey, K Pietersen, A Flintoff, M Marshall, B O'Reilly, F Trueman, T Alderman
    The Eras Draft (2014) V Trumper, A Morris, N Harvey, J Kallis, S McCabe, F Woolley, Imran Khan (c), J Dujon +, J Briggs, D Steyn, J Snow

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    Haha I was wondering when that would happen. Even considered tipping someone off.
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    Nice watson
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    R1

    Michaelf7777777 - Garry Sobers (shares a name with a USA President)
    watson - Wally Hammond (bowled Bradman)
    kyear2 - Malcolm Marshall (Aus, Eng & WI)
    Jager - Imran Khan (Aus Eng & WI)
    Cevno - Richard Hadlee (batting avg between 25-40)
    Himannv - Viv Richards (boxing day 100)
    Eds - Keith Miller (Aus, Eng and WI)
    Blakus - Joel Garner (shares a name with a USA president)
    AndyZaltzHair - Glenn McGrath (Aus, Eng and WI)
    Marcuss - Adam Gilchrist (shares a name with a USA president)
    Monk - Fred Trueman (shares a name with a USA president)
    kingkallis - Jack Hobbs (debut before WW2)

    R2

    kingkallis- Curtly Ambrose (Aus, Eng and WI)
    Monk- Waqar Younis (FC for a team beginning with G)
    Marcuss- Shane Warne (part of a hat trick)
    AndyZaltzHair - Mike Procter (FC cricket for a team beginning with G)
    Blakus- Hedley Verity (bowled Bradman)
    Eds- Jaques Kallis (boxing day 100)
    Himmanv- Harold Larwood (bowled Bradman)
    Cevno- Alec Bedser (bowled Bradman)
    Jager- Sachin Tendulkar (boxing day 100)
    kyear2- Brian Lara (dismissed as part of a hat trick)
    watson- Dennis Lillee (Aus, Eng and WI)
    MichaelF7777- WG Grace (FC cricket for team beginning with G)

    R3

    Blakus- Ray Lindwall (Aus, Eng and WI)
    Jager- Maurice Tate (bowled Bradman)
    Monk- Vijay Hazare (bowled Bradman)
    Marcuss- Graham Pollock (FC cricket for a team beginning with G)
    Himmanv- Muttiah Muralitharan (part of a hat trick)
    kingkallis- Barry Richards (FC cricket for a team beginning with G)
    kyear2- Bill O'Reilly (debut before WW2)
    MichaelF7777- Bill Edrich (bowled Bradman)
    Eds- SF Barnes (part of a hat trick)
    AndyZaltzHair- George Headley (debut before WW2)
    Cevno- Ricky Ponting (part of a hat trick)
    watson- Len Hutton (debut before WW2)

    R4

    watson- Andy Roberts (debut post WW2)
    Cevno- Aubrey Faulkner (debut before WW2)
    AndyZaltzHair- Javed Miandad (part of a hat trick)
    Eds- Clyde Walcott (FC for a team starting with G)
    MichaelF7777- Ian Botham (average between 25-40)
    kyear2- Greg Chappell (debut post WW2)
    kingkallis- Alan Davidson (debut post WW2)
    Himmanv- Allan Border (FC cricket for a team starting with G)
    Marcuss- Wasim Akram (Aus, WI and Eng)
    Monk- Gordon Greenidge (part of a hat trick)
    Jager- Allan Donald (debut post WW2)
    Blakus- Rahul Dravid (Warne & Murali)

    R5

    Himmanv- Shaun Pollock (avg between 25-40)
    MichaelF7777- Sunil Gavaskar (Aus, Eng & WI)
    Cevno- Dale Steyn (Aus, Eng & WI)
    Jager- Victor Trumper (avg between 25-40)
    kingkallis- Hugh Tayfield (part of a hat trick)
    Monk- Frank Worrell (Aus, Eng & WI)
    kyear2- Arthur Morris (shares a name with a USA president)
    AndyZaltzHair- Steve Waugh (boxing day century scorer)
    Eds- Kapil Dev (batting avg between 25-40)
    Marcuss- Herb Sutcliffe (pre WW2)
    watson- (Arthur) Dudley Nourse (shares a name with a USA president)
    Blakus-

    R6

    Blakus-
    watson-
    Marcuss-
    Eds-
    AndyZaltzHair
    kyear2-
    Monk-
    kingkallis-
    Jager-
    Cevno-
    MichaelF7777-
    Himmanv-



    Clauses Used

    1. Boxing day century scorer (MCG)
    -Eds
    -Himmanv
    -Jager
    -AZH


    2. Played FC cricket with a team starting with G (test player)
    -Monk
    -AndyZaltzHair
    -MichaelF77777
    -Marcuss
    -KK
    -Eds
    -Himmanv

    3. Select a player who has not been selected in both previous drafts


    4. Someone who clean bowled Bradman in tests
    -watson
    -Blakus
    -Himmanv
    -Cevno
    -Jager
    -Monk
    -MichaelF777777


    5. Test debut before WWII
    -KK
    -kyear2
    -watson
    -AndyZaltzHair
    -Cevno
    -Marcuss


    6. Played test cricket in WI, England and Australia (other countries permitted too)
    -Kyear2
    -Jager
    -AndyZaltzHair
    -Eds
    -KK
    -watson
    -Blakus
    -Marcuss
    -Cevno
    -MichaelF7777
    -Monk

    7. Select a player with a test batting average of between 25 and 40
    -Cevno
    -MichaelF7777
    -Jager
    -Himmanv
    -Eds


    8. Select a player to debut post-WWII
    -watson
    -kyear2
    -KK
    -Jager



    9.Shares a surname with a US president/vice president
    -Michaelf7777
    -Monk
    -Marcuss
    -Blakus
    -kyear2
    -watson

    10. Select a female test cricketer


    11. Select a player dismissed as part of a test cricket hat-trick
    -AZH
    -Marcuss
    -kyear2
    -Himmanv
    -Eds
    -Cevno
    -Monk


    12. Select a batsman who played his highest amount of innings in a spot from 1-6 who was dismissed by Warne/Muralitharan
    -Blakus

    .
    I'd like to imagine in cricketing heaven that Hughes has already found Archie Jackson and they're sitting, smiling and discussing what might've been, and also discussing how fickle both batting and life can be. Maybe Trumper sits close by, nodding.

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    Denis Compton - Pre WW2

    Neil Adcock - Part of a hat-trick. 2nd Test: South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, Dec 31, 1957 - Jan 3, 1958 | Cricket Scorecard | ESPN Cricinfo


    1.
    2.
    3.Rahul Dravid
    4.Denis Compton
    5.
    6.
    7.
    8.Ray Lindwall
    9.Hedley Verity
    10.Joel Garner
    11.Neil Adcock



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