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    Michael Bevan

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    Number 5
    Brian Lara - 9
    Michael Bevan - 5
    Dean Jones - 3
    MS Dhoni - 3
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    First Change
    Glenn McGrath - 6
    Shane Bond - 5
    Allan Donald - 3
    Richard Hadlee - 3
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    Select The #6 & #7
    Michael Bevan, Chris Cairns, Michael Clarke, Hansie Cronje, AB De Villiers, MS Dhoni, Andrew Flintoff, Richard Hadlee, Michael Hussey, Imran Khan, Kapil Dev, Lance Klusener, Clive Lloyd, Kevin Pietersen, Shahid Afridi, Shaun Pollock, Andrew Symonds,

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    - Ponting, Richards, Lara and Lloyd all brilliant fieldsmen. Vital in ODIs imo.
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    Michael Bevan

    Number seven is a bit harder, I guess. I'll go with Lance Klusener.

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    Need a good bat at No.7 because of the long tail.

    Kallis and Waugh can share the 5th bowler duties. And Waugh won't crack under pressure when chasing a big total.
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    Not sold on the batting order of 9,10,11.

    Bevan at 6 and 7 is a bit difficult but I'll go for Dev.
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    Probably switch McGrath and Garner

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marcuss View Post
    Probably switch McGrath and Garner
    yeah Garner hit some huuuuuuge sixes

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    Kapil Dec averaged 27 with the bat. I don't don't think that this good enough considering who follows at 8-9-10-11.

    Also, I must say at this stage that Richard Hadlee (or even Shaun Pollock) fell into the category of bleeding obvious with respect to that No.8 spot. Too late to go back now though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by watson View Post
    Kapil Dec averaged 27 with the bat. I don't don't think that this good enough considering who follows at 8-9-10-11.

    Also, I must say at this stage that Richard Hadlee (or even Shaun Pollock) fell into the category of bleeding obvious with respect to that No.8 spot. Too late to go back now though.
    Didn't think we were basing selections on batting averages..

    We've picked an all star top 5, number 7 needs to be a destructive hitter who likes to bat fast.

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    Also need to be a proper bowler seeing as Sachin looks to be the best option in the top 6...

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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    Didn't think we were basing selections on batting averages..

    We've picked an all star top 5, number 7 needs to be a destructive hitter who likes to bat fast.
    Even if we discount averages I don't think that Dev is good enough. He would be if he had a decent batsman to follow, but he doesn't. In other words, we've 'drawn th line in the sand' at 5-down.

    Also, I'd like to leave the destructive hitting to Richards and Lara. With a line-up of decent batsman after them they are more free to 'let loose'. With only Bevan and Dev to follow they have no choice but to be inhibited.

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