Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 26

Thread: Best Australians since WSC?

  1. #1
    The artist formerly known as Monk Red Hill's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Way over yonder in the minor key
    Posts
    6,030

    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

  2. #2
    Banned
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Kolkata->Mumbai->London
    Posts
    7,574
    Justin Langer
    Matthew Hayden
    Greg Chappell
    Allan Border
    Steve Waugh*
    Ricky Ponting
    Adam Gilchrist+
    Shane Warne
    Jason Gillespie
    Dennis Lillee
    Glenn McGrath

  3. #3
    The artist formerly known as Monk Red Hill's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Way over yonder in the minor key
    Posts
    6,030
    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.

  4. #4
    Global Moderator Prince EWS's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2003
    Location
    Cribbertopia
    Posts
    46,017
    Since it started or since it ended?
    Rejecting 'analysis by checklist' and 'skill absolutism' since Dec '09


  5. #5
    Cricket Web Staff Member fredfertang's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Trapped
    Posts
    12,939
    Isn't Greg Chappell an imposter in this exercise?

  6. #6
    International Captain kingkallis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    India
    Posts
    6,511
    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.
    CricZo XI - 3 Draft Winner

    Scorecard Draft (2010) V Sehwag, D Amiss, D Bradman (c), C Cowdrey, P Umrigar, A Faulkner, R Marsh +, M Marshall, W Hall, M Hughes, B O'Reilly
    Alphabetical Draft (2011) S Watson, G Kirsten, D Bradman (c), K Sangakkara +, C Cowdrey, K Pietersen, A Flintoff, M Marshall, B O'Reilly, F Trueman, T Alderman
    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

  7. #7
    International Captain watson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Newcastle & Sydney
    Posts
    5,762
    Quote Originally Posted by fredfertang View Post
    Isn't Greg Chappell an imposter in this exercise?
    ??
    The figures Sir Home Hordon has shown me of what Grace did in matches against me, 37 innings, 1042 runs, 28.16 average, considerably less than his general average, hears out my theory that I never had any particular difficulty in getting him out. I clean bowled him seven times, ACM Croome says that WG told him that on any wicket he never knew when I should bowl him. This may have been due in part to my artfulness......
    Fred Spofforth, 'The Demon Speaks'

  8. #8
    Cricket Web Staff Member fredfertang's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Trapped
    Posts
    12,939
    Quote Originally Posted by watson View Post
    ??
    In the sense that he was part of WSC

  9. #9
    Banned
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Kolkata->Mumbai->London
    Posts
    7,574
    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.

  10. #10
    State Vice-Captain Debris's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    sydney
    Posts
    1,451
    Quote Originally Posted by fredfertang View Post
    In the sense that he was part of WSC
    No more so than Dennis Lillee

  11. #11
    Dan
    Dan is offline
    Global Moderator / Cricket Web Staff Member Dan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    A small planet somewhere in the vicinity of Betelgeuse
    Posts
    8,597
    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
    11. Alderman
    My sworn enemy:
    Quote Originally Posted by Hurricane View Post
    I hate s smith.
    Quotes of the Year:
    Quote Originally Posted by ohnoitsyou View Post
    All hail KW, GOAT.
    Quote Originally Posted by Jono View Post
    Honestly if Dan isn't the greatest living creature on Earth, he is only second behind Luggage.
    *These quotes may read differently out of context

  12. #12
    Cricket Web Staff Member fredfertang's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Trapped
    Posts
    12,939
    Quote Originally Posted by Debris View Post
    No more so than Dennis Lillee
    Him too

  13. #13
    State Vice-Captain Debris's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    sydney
    Posts
    1,451
    Wasn't Border involved in WSC era on the establishment side?

  14. #14
    International Coach morgieb's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    63*
    Posts
    12,642
    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)

    Langer
    Hayden
    Ponting
    Border
    S Waugh
    Clarke
    Gilchrist
    Warne
    Gillespie
    McDermott
    McGrath
    5-0

    RIP Craig Walsh (Craig) 1985-2012
    RIP Hughesy

    Proudly supporting the #2 cricketer of all time.

  15. #15
    Request Your Custom Title Now! Spikey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    All Glory To The Nev
    Posts
    36,142
    I don't think he was 'involved'. He got his debut because of it, but he was a bystander
    http://www.theguardian.com/sport/blo...cricket-legacy

    Brad McNamara ‏@bbuzzmc
    Will say this once and then nothing else. Defamation laws quite clear in Aus.be careful.

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast


Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Saker rates attack as good as great Australians
    By silentstriker in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 344
    Last Post: 07-06-2012, 05:44 AM
  2. Replies: 184
    Last Post: 07-03-2012, 08:42 PM
  3. ***Official*** New Zealand in Australia 2011
    By Hurricane in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 8869
    Last Post: 13-12-2011, 02:40 PM
  4. Replies: 158
    Last Post: 10-01-2010, 04:20 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •