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
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
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)
Last edited by watson; 16-03-2013 at 06:04 AM.
HowSTAT! Player Bowling Analysis
And here is Prasanna's line-up of dismissals for comparison;
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.
So tempted to take Dhawan, but
John Maclean wk
Hope that helps with at least one members vote. lol
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
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
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.
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.
"Your averages, captain, coaches and players can probably survive incompetence over a relatively short series, so if you’re going to be rubbish, make sure it’s against Pakistan, Sri Lanka, New Zealand or someone."
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.
It might fire-up again after dinner with a Voting thread.
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