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    The "Loose" XI

    Gamblers, cheaters, fools, sexters, texters etc.

    Sid Barnes- Combined weirdness with skill like few others.
    WG Grace- Cheater, would replace the bails after being bowled. Old world charm? Nup, cheat.
    KP- Texting someone he shouldn't, and being a tool.
    Mark Waugh- Cash for "weather" reports.
    Hansie Cronje- Took bribes, then died.
    Chris Lewis- Dobbed on teammates for something, then got sprung smuggling cocaine.
    Rod Marsh- Bet against his own team in a live match.
    Shane Warne- Sexting nurses, diet pills from his mum.
    Colin Croft- Toured apartheid SA as a black man. Way to go!
    Dennis Lillee- Bet against his own team in a live match.
    Mohammed Asif- Took $$ to bowl no-balls. Sullied the fine (*cough*) name of Pakistani cricket.
    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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    no aamer or azharuddin?


    they r the most talented among those to be banned

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    ah! now i get it, it's pun intended

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    Azahar over Waugh for me. Always a bit surprised on well Croft is treated by Former players considering how he left the team.
    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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    Lack of Warwick Armstrong is surpriing considering he once bowled two consecutive overs while captain having just successfully protested an English declaration for being illegal under obscure rules. Also vaguely remember hearing he usede the morally dubious (but at the time perfectly legal) method of spending 15 minutes trial bowling to run out time and stop England from getting the 20 runs they needed (with plenty of wickets in hand) to level an ashes series.

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    KP? I could probably think of a dozen 'shadier' cricketers than him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pup Clarke View Post
    KP? I could probably think of a dozen 'shadier' cricketers than him.
    No fan of KP myself (I know everyone's shocked) but anyone involved in match-fixing get's ahead of him, TBH not wildly happy about rebel tourists either. Oh underarm too. Oh and Warnes gun for the sexting nurses obvs.
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    how about having a "doctor" instead of a "fixer" ? many of them in the team already..I would go for John "Vaseline" Lever

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    OP a little harsh on Sid Barnes

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    Gamblers, cheaters, fools, sexters, texters etc.

    Navjot Sidhu - Killed a man in anger and covered his arse using the celebrity status he had.
    WG Grace- Cheater, would replace the bails after being bowled. Old world charm? Nup, cheat.
    M Azhar-ud-din - "Fixer"
    Salim Malik - "Fixer"
    Hansie Cronje- Took bribes, then died.
    Chris Lewis- Dobbed on teammates for something, then got sprung smuggling cocaine.
    Rod Marsh- Bet against his own team in a live match.
    Shane Warne- Sexting nurses, diet pills from his mum.
    Dennis Lillee- Bet against his own team in a live match.
    Mohammed Asif- Took $$ to bowl no-balls. Sullied the fine (*cough*) name of Pakistani cricket.
    Mohammed Amir - Fixer
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