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    Quote Originally Posted by Jager View Post
    Punter being Australia's third best ever is highly debatable
    Haha yeah. "Arguably" would've been fair enough, but "undoubtedly" was a bit much.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    Dale Steyn
    Arguably still a bowler or two left who were better, but I do think his pace and aggression will compliment Hadlee far better than what the alternative new ball options would. He's the only bowler still available to have combined those talents with sustained excellence, so I think he's a must pick for me at this point. Really, really happy with my new ball combination since I finished it off in Round 5, after a lot of others.

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    Its a very good pick PEWS.
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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    Haha yeah. "Arguably" would've been fair enough, but "undoubtedly" was a bit much.
    Harvey's third in my eyes (middle order only).


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jager View Post
    Harvey's third in my eyes (middle order only).
    Don't really think you need the qualifier of middle order only - Bradman, Chappell, Ponting, Border, Harvey, Waugh and McCabe all come before the opening options anyway afaic.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    Don't really think you need the qualifier of middle order only - Bradman, Chappell, Ponting, Border, Harvey, Waugh and McCabe all come before the opening options anyway afaic.
    I'd take Trumper ahead of McCabe personally, but yeah, pretty much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    Don't really think you need the qualifier of middle order only - Bradman, Chappell, Ponting, Border, Harvey, Waugh and McCabe all come before the opening options anyway afaic.
    Huge insult to Trumper, Ponsford, Woodfull, Hayden and Simpson

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    and Langer and Taylor and Slater and Elliott...

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    Quote Originally Posted by kingkallis View Post
    and Langer and Taylor and Slater and Elliott...
    Yeah, it's a massive insult to Matthew Elliott to even dare suggest that he's not amongst Australia's best seven batsmen of all time. Rating someone like Ricky Ponting ahead of him is downright blasphemous.

    (seriously dude, wtf?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    Yeah, it's a massive insult to Matthew Elliott to even dare suggest that he's not amongst Australia's best seven batsmen of all time. Rating someone like Ricky Ponting ahead of him is downright blasphemous.

    (seriously dude, wtf?)
    Haha yeah. Even Jager's names were a bit of a stretch for "huge insult" but Slater and Elliott? Really?
    "If that Swann lad is the future of spin bowling in this country, then we're ****ed." - Nasser Hussain, 1997.

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    /sarcasm

    Argh! Now read it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by kingkallis View Post
    /sarcasm

    Argh! Now read it...
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    Steve Waugh for my next selection please

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    Jager > Eds > Monk
    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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