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    I'll take Harold Larwood

    1. Archie Jackson
    2. Herbert Sutcliffe
    3. Ted Dexter
    4. Martin Crowe
    5. Andy Flower
    6. Tony Greig
    7. Les Ames
    8. Wasim Akram
    9. Jim Laker
    10. Alec Bedser
    11. Harold Larwood

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    Prasanna or Saqlain?

    Normally I'd select Prasanna but having Imran and Miandad in the side changes the dynamics somewhat. So on the basis of the this superb 10 wicket haul against India at Chennai, and a Strike Rate of 67.64, I'll go for Saqlain Mushtaq (9th Wicket partnership);


    01. Geoff Boycott
    02. Hanif Mohammad
    03. Brian Lara
    04. Dudley Nourse
    05. Vijay Hazare
    06. Javed Miandad
    07. Imran Khan
    08. Ray Lindwall
    09. Jackie Hendriks
    10. Saqlain Mushtaq
    11. Joel Garner
    Last edited by watson; 16-03-2013 at 05:56 AM.
    Len Hutton - Jack Hobbs - Ted Dexter - David Gower - 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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    Blakus - Bill Voce (Merchant)
    Dan - Maurice Tate (Lords)
    Himannv - Farokh Engineer (Team Blackout)
    KK - Stuart Law (Debut)
    Michael - Charlie Macartney (Lords)
    Baxter - Harold Larwood (Dismissed) - What a get this late in the game. Must have balls of steel.
    Watson - Saqlain Mushtaq (9th Wicket)
    Kyear
    Howe
    Jager
    Monk
    Last edited by watson; 16-03-2013 at 06:04 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by watson View Post
    Normally I'd select Prasanna but having Imran and Miandad in the side changes the dynamics somewhat.
    Why? Neither of them really played that many games with him iirc.

    Surprising pick.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Himannv View Post
    Why? Neither of them really played that many games with him iirc.

    Surprising pick.
    Probably swayed by watching videos of Saqlain bowling today. But he did dismiss a line-up of very good players against spin bowling;

    HowSTAT! Player Bowling Analysis

    Tendulkar
    Lara
    Dravid
    S. Waugh
    M. Waugh
    Hayden
    Laxman
    Azharuddin
    de Silva
    Jayawardene
    etc


    And here is Prasanna's line-up of dismissals for comparison;

    http://www.howstat.com.au/cricket/St...?PlayerID=1393

    I. Chappell
    Redpath
    Lawry
    Lloyd
    Kanhai
    Greig
    Kallicharan
    Sobers
    etc

    Personally, I don't think that there's a lot between them as off-spinners and both can do the job of dismissing top-notch batsman.
    Last edited by watson; 16-03-2013 at 08:09 AM.

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    So tempted to take Dhawan, but
    John Maclean wk
    Debut Clause

    Hope that helps with at least one members vote. lol
    Aus. XI
    Simpson^ | Hayden | Bradman | Chappell^ | Ponting | Border* | Gilchrist+ | Davidson3 | Warne4^ | Lillee1 | McGrath2


    W.I. XI
    Greenidge | Hunte | Richards^ | Headley* | Lara^ | Sobers5^ | Walcott+ | Marshall1 | Ambrose2 | Holding3 | Garner4

    S.A. XI
    Richards^ | Smith*^ | Amla | Pollock | Kallis5^ | Nourse | Cameron+ | Procter3 | Steyn1 | Tayfield4 | Donald2

    Eng. XI
    Hobbs | Hutton*^ | Hammond^ | Compton | Barrington | Botham5^ | Knott | Trueman1 | Laker4 | Larwood2 | Barnes3

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    I myself would have gone for Saqlain! He was just a damn intelligent offie.
    CricZo XI - Draft League

    Season 1 M Hayden, G Gooch, R Dravid, W Hammond, K Pietersen, G Sobers, R Marsh (wk), R Benaud (c), D Steyn, W Hall, N Adcock

    Season 2 J Hobbs, B Richards, D Boon, H Taylor, C Lloyd (c), A Stewart (wk), T Goddard, A Davidson, H Tayfield, C Ambrose, H Griffith

    Season 3 H Sutcliffe, M Hayden, I Chappell (c), G Pollock, A Faulkner, M Hussey, D Lindsay (wk), I Botham, A Kumble, M Marshall, D Lillee

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    Knew it was a mistake leaving this till last - can't find anyone I want but I guess Moises Henriques can do a job at #8. Considered Southee, but he seems like a spare if he's never getting the new ball.

    Howe's XI

    1. Len Hutton
    2. Virender Sehwag
    3. Clyde Walcott+
    4. KS Ranjitsinhji
    5. Allan Border*
    6. Shivnaraine Chanderpaul
    7. Aubrey Faulkner (4)
    8. Moises Henriques (5)
    9. Chaminda Vaas (3)
    10. Fred Trueman (1)
    11. Courtney Walsh (2)

    Very happy with the batting. Bowling not so much, but ah well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rvd619323 View Post
    That predictable?
    Yep, and I'm not even playing.
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    Kirksland XI

    01. Sunil Gavaskar ^
    02. Alec Stewart ^
    03. Ricky Ponting ^
    04. Sachin Tendulkar
    05. Douglas Jardine *
    06. Mushtaq Mohammad (5)
    07. Mike Procter (2)
    08. Richie Benuad (4)
    09. Malcolm Marshall (1)
    10. John Maclean +
    11. John Snow (3)
    Last edited by kyear2; 16-03-2013 at 10:36 AM.

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    Where is everyone?

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    It might fire-up again after dinner with a Voting thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by watson View Post
    It might fire-up again after dinner with a Voting thread.
    Draft needs to be finished first mate, I'll pick now.
    Oh for a strong arm and a walking stick

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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    Knew it was a mistake leaving this till last - can't find anyone I want but I guess Moises Henriques can do a job at #8. Considered Southee, but he seems like a spare if he's never getting the new ball.

    Howe's XI

    1. Len Hutton
    2. Virender Sehwag
    3. Clyde Walcott+
    4. KS Ranjitsinhji
    5. Allan Border*
    6. Shivnaraine Chanderpaul
    7. Aubrey Faulkner (4)
    8. Moises Henriques (5)
    9. Chaminda Vaas (3)
    10. Fred Trueman (1)
    11. Courtney Walsh (2)

    Very happy with the batting. Bowling not so much, but ah well.
    Come to think of it, there was a much better player you could of picked for that #8 spot. Will let you know who it is once Jager and Monk have made their picks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jager View Post
    Draft needs to be finished first mate, I'll pick now.
    I wasn't suggesting anything other than Sunday evening is a likely picking time for Jager and Monk, and then a Voting thread.



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