Cricket Player Manager
Page 4 of 19 FirstFirst ... 2345614 ... LastLast
Results 46 to 60 of 277

Thread: English ATG Team- Open Voting

  1. #46
    Cricket Web Staff Member fredfertang's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Trapped
    Posts
    12,458
    Athol Rowan was a pretty special bowler by all accounts, and as Hutton averaged 54 in the 15 Tests he played against he, I don't think that's indicative of a weakness - certainly in his autobiography Hutton conceded that Rowan was second only to Laker amongst off-spinners, and he didn't mention having particular problems with that type of bowler ...... although perhaps he wouldn't!

  2. #47
    International 12th Man AndyZaltzHair's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,707
    Jack Hobbs
    Len Hutton
    Originally Spoken by Brendon McCullum
    You have got to earn the right to be aggressive.

  3. #48
    International Captain Himannv's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    SL
    Posts
    6,237
    Hobbs and Hutton are obvious choices for me.
    "I will go down as Darren Sammy, the one who always smiles" - Darren Sammy

  4. #49
    Banned
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Pune, India
    Posts
    807
    Hobbs
    Hutton

    By a distance... would probably be my openers in a World ATG XI too


  5. #50
    International Vice-Captain kyear2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    w.i
    Posts
    4,269
    Voting seems to be slowing down and we seem to have a consensus, ready to move on to #3 or are we giving it some more time?
    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

  6. #51
    International Captain bagapath's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    India
    Posts
    5,143
    Out of respect I am going for

    Grace

    And as his partner I am just closing my eyes and keeping my finger on one of the three top contenders hobbs, hutton and sutcliffe. And it is,

    Hobbs

  7. #52
    International Debutant a massive zebra's Avatar
    Eggs Champion!
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Location
    on my ass @ the PC
    Posts
    2,823
    Hobbs and Hutton.
    THE ULTIMATE CRICKET WEB ARCADE EGGS CHAMPION

    RIP Fardin Qayyumi (AKA "cricket player"; "Bob"), 1990-2006
    RIP Craig Walsh (AKA "Craig"), 1985-2012

  8. #53
    The artist formerly known as Monk Red Hill's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    5,330
    Just a question...


    The number 3 for Australia was clear cut. I view it as a specialist position, but it might be trickier for England.

    Should we have a list of middler order options (#3 - #6) to choose from, and go with the four who get the most votes, or should we have a vote for #3, and then vote for the #4 - #6 positions?

    I'm thinking the former, but open to suggestions...

  9. #54
    Cricketer Of The Year zaremba's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Burgess Hill
    Posts
    8,995
    Hobbs
    Grace

  10. #55
    Hall of Fame Member Howe_zat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Top floor, bottom buzzer
    Posts
    16,787
    Quote Originally Posted by Monk View Post
    Just a question...


    The number 3 for Australia was clear cut. I view it as a specialist position, but it might be trickier for England.

    Should we have a list of middler order options (#3 - #6) to choose from, and go with the four who get the most votes, or should we have a vote for #3, and then vote for the #4 - #6 positions?

    I'm thinking the former, but open to suggestions...
    Pick the opening bowlers next, and then the wicket keeper - allows people to make a more informed choice than picking the whole team in batting order

  11. #56
    International Vice-Captain kyear2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    w.i
    Posts
    4,269
    Select the number three and then the rest of the middle order.

  12. #57
    International Captain watson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Sydney
    Posts
    5,448
    I reckon select the keeper next and then the 4 bowlers.

    This is because one of the major issues in selecting an ATG England team is Ian Botham.

    Do you bat Botham at No.6, No.7, or No.8 ?
    This will depend somewhat on who the wicket-keeper is, and what their skills are like with the bat.

    Should Botham be one of the 3 frontline pacemen, or the 5th bowler who bats at No.6 ?

    Do you drop Botham and go for a real batsman at No.6 and be happy with Hammond as the 5th bowler?

    Etc......
    Len Hutton - Jack Hobbs - Ted Dexter - Peter May - 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

  13. #58
    International Coach Cabinet96's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    London, England
    Posts
    10,388
    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    Pick the opening bowlers next, and then the wicket keeper - allows people to make a more informed choice than picking the whole team in batting order
    This.
    RIP Philip Hughes - 1988-2014

  14. #59
    International Captain LongHopCassidy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Location
    Nursing a broken ****ing arm
    Posts
    5,681
    Sutcliffe schmutcliffe. The only ATG bowlers in Tests he ever had to face were Gregory and McDonald. Same applies to Hobbs. FTBs both, would cop the Hayden/Kallis treatment on this forum if either played today.

    Hutton and Boycott. Played in eras of terrifying attacks, dreadful wickets and more often than not as the lone great batsman of their respective Test teams.
    "The Australian cricket captain is the Prime Minister Australia wishes it had. Steve Waugh is that man, Michael Clarke is not." - Jarrod Kimber

    RIP Fardin Qayyumi and Craig Walsh - true icons of CricketWeb.

  15. #60
    Englishman BoyBrumby's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Gone too soon
    Posts
    45,410
    Quote Originally Posted by LongHopCassidy View Post
    Sutcliffe schmutcliffe. The only ATG bowlers in Tests he ever had to face were Gregory and McDonald. Same applies to Hobbs. FTBs both, would cop the Hayden/Kallis treatment on this forum if either played today.

    Hutton and Boycott. Played in eras of terrifying attacks, dreadful wickets and more often than not as the lone great batsman of their respective Test teams.
    Harsh on Tiger & Clarrie, in my estimation.
    Cricket Web's 2013/14 Premier League Tipping Champion

    - As featured in The Independent.

    "I don't believe a word of Pietersen's book, but then I don't believe a word anyone else has said either."
    - Simon Barnes renders further comment on KP's autobiography superfluous in a sentence

Page 4 of 19 FirstFirst ... 2345614 ... LastLast


Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

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

Similar Threads

  1. CW Premier League - Fixtures List
    By Spark in forum Season 1 Archive
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 16-05-2011, 01:28 AM
  2. Cricket Web Cycling Team
    By Samuel_Vimes in forum General Sports Forum
    Replies: 565
    Last Post: 26-12-2008, 06:52 PM
  3. Relegation/promotion release
    By NZTailender in forum World Club Cricket
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 30-11-2006, 11:33 PM

Posting Permissions

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