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    Favorites XI

    Gavaskar
    Greenidge
    Richards
    Lara
    Border
    Shastri (C)
    Gilchrist (WK)
    Akram
    Marshall
    Warne
    Ambrose

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    Quote Originally Posted by rvd619323 View Post
    In all seriousness though, I can't really narrow it down that far. I'll try and get it down to an XI though.

    Jackson
    Compton
    Macartney
    Dravid +
    McCabe
    Worrell *
    Miller
    Shakib
    Procter
    Constantine
    Larwood
    This is such an interesting list in that you would've only seen two of them live. It shows that you derive equal or more likely even greater pleasure from reading about cricket as you do watching or following it in action. There's nothing wrong with that of course - quite the contrary really, as it speaks volumes for the different ways us fans can enjoy the game and fit our interest in it into whatever mould our other interests dictate - but very interesting all the same.

    I have great admiration for (particularly) the likes of Grace, Goddard and Imran, but they wouldn't get anywhere near my favourite eleven personally as I've got a lot more personal joy out of watching and following players live.

    EDIT: Three rather than two if you mean Nick rather than Denis.
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    Always has to be Lara for me, absolute legend.

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    Wanted to post my list but realized there would be only players from the last three years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jan View Post
    Wanted to post my list but realized there would be only players from the last three years.
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    Bless ya, still if they are your favourites from who you have seen, you should still post your list!

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    Ponting followed by Prior I reckon.

    Admire Smith in terms of grittiness but he's not someone I'd pay to watch really.
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    Here's a list of many writers' favorite cricketers;
    My Favourite Cricketer | Cricinfo Magazine | ESPN Cricinfo

    Les Favell seems to be very popular and charismatic, wish I knew more about the man.
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    Quote Originally Posted by AndyZaltzHair View Post
    Here's a list of many writers' favorite cricketers;
    My Favourite Cricketer | Cricinfo Magazine | ESPN Cricinfo

    Les Favell seems to be very popular and charismatic, wish I knew more about the man.
    It seems a shame that there was no 20/20 in his day. He seems an absolute natural for it.
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    great link AZ

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    All Time Test XI:

    Openers: S.Gavaskar V.Sehwag Middle Order: V.Richards S.Tendulkar B.Lara All Rounders: G.Sobers I Khan (C) WK: A.Gilchrist Bowlers: W.Akram M.Marshall M.Muralitharan

    All Time ODI XI:

    WK: A.Gilchrist S.Tendulkar V.Richards R. Ponting M. Dhoni M. Bevan Allrounder: K.Dev Bowlers: W.Akram J. Garner M.Muralitharan G. McGrath

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