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    Best Australians since WSC?

    1. David Boon
    2. Mark Taylor (c)
    3. Ricky Ponting
    4. Greg Chappell
    5. Steve Waugh
    6. Allan Border
    7. Adam Gilchrist
    8. Shane Warne
    9. Jason Gillespie
    10. Dennis Lillee
    11. Glenn McGrath
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    Justin Langer
    Matthew Hayden
    Greg Chappell
    Allan Border
    Steve Waugh*
    Ricky Ponting
    Adam Gilchrist+
    Shane Warne
    Jason Gillespie
    Dennis Lillee
    Glenn McGrath
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    Quote Originally Posted by weldone View Post
    Justin Langer
    Matthew Hayden
    Greg Chappell
    Allan Border
    Steve Waugh*
    Ricky Ponting
    Adam Gilchrist+
    Shane Warne
    Jason Gillespie
    Dennis Lillee
    Glenn McGrath
    G.Chappell mostly batted at 4 and Ponting mostly batted at 3.

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    Isn't Greg Chappell an imposter in this exercise?

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    If no WSC,

    Matthew Hayden
    Mark Taylor
    Ricky Ponting
    Allan Border ( c )
    Steve Waugh
    Micheal Hussey
    Adam Gilchrist ( + )
    Shane Warne
    Jason Gillespie
    Craig McDermott
    Glenn McGrath
    Last edited by kingkallis; 27-08-2012 at 04:22 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fredfertang View Post
    Isn't Greg Chappell an imposter in this exercise?
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    Quote Originally Posted by watson View Post
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    In the sense that he was part of WSC

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    Quote Originally Posted by Monk View Post
    G.Chappell mostly batted at 4 and Ponting mostly batted at 3.
    And Border mostly batted at 4 (and no. 3 is Chappell's 2nd most batted position after no. 4)
    Last edited by weldone; 27-08-2012 at 03:30 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fredfertang View Post
    In the sense that he was part of WSC
    No more so than Dennis Lillee

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    Assuming no WSC players themselves are eligible.

    1. Hayden
    2. Langer
    3. Ponting
    4. Border
    5. Waugh
    6. Clarke
    7. Gilchrist
    8. Warne
    9. McDermott
    10. McGrath
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    Quote Originally Posted by Debris View Post
    No more so than Dennis Lillee
    Him too

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    Wasn't Border involved in WSC era on the establishment side?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Debris View Post
    Wasn't Border involved in WSC era on the establishment side?
    Yes, but that was only because he didn't break into the Australian side before 1978 (iirc)

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    I don't think he was 'involved'. He got his debut because of it, but he was a bystander
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