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  • Red Banjo

    7 100.00%
  • AJBlaikie

    0 0%
  • Vincent Vega

    3 42.86%
  • George Costanza

    4 57.14%
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Thread: TLW ODI Draft - matches 1 & 2 voting

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    TLW ODI Draft - matches 1 & 2 voting

    Could you all be as kind to vote for which two teams you think will win the following matches:


    Match 1

    Red Banjo vs AJBlaikie

    Match 2

    Vincent Vega vs George Costanza

    Match 1

    Red Banjo

    1.Desmond Haynes
    2. Nathan Astle
    3. Viv Richards (C)
    4. Mahela Jayawardene
    5. Eoin Morgan
    6. Steve Tikolo
    7. Heath Streak
    8. Jeff Dujon +
    9. Daniel Vettori
    10. Curtly Ambrose
    11. Morne Morkel

    12th man - Gary Pratt


    1. Nick Knight
    2. Boeta Dippenaar
    3. David Boon
    4. Yuvraj Singh
    5. Michael Bevan
    6. Ijaz Ahmed
    7. Carl Hooper
    8. Mark Boucher +
    9. Malcolm Marshall
    10. Ewen Chatfield
    11. Courtney Walsh (C)

    12th Man - Phil Simmons

    Match 2

    Vincent Vega

    1. Herschelle Gibbs
    2. Adam Gilchrist +
    3. Ramnaresh Sarwan
    4. Steve Waugh (C)
    5. Allan Border
    6. Cameron White
    7. Dwayne Bravo
    8. Abdul Razzaq
    9. Brett Lee
    10. Anil Kumble
    11. James Anderson

    12th man - Ravi Shastri

    George Costanza

    Glenn Turner
    Shane Watson
    Brian Lara
    AB De Villiers +
    Aravinda De Silva
    Clive Lloyd (C)
    Angelo Mathews
    Albie Morkel
    Terry Alderman
    Colin Croft
    Sunil Narine

    12th man - Dermot Reeve

    If you would like to read the write ups:

    ODI Cricket Draft Voting Matches 1 & 2 - The Liverpool Way
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    Red Banjo. In Viv Richards he has the ODI version of Bradman, and in Tikolo the one batsman better than the Don himself. Not a fan of Dujon below Streak in the order though. Bowling is strong, and has at least 7 options to get overs out of.

    AJBlaikie doesn't have enough bowling. Hooper is a serviceable fifth option for 6-7 overs, but isn't a viable fourth bowler. And Simmons > Dippenaar every day.

    Vega has a good opening combination, but the middle order is very one-paced - Waugh and Border are similar batsmen who were far better in Test cricket. Unless you're picking the 1980s version of Waugh, which would be gun, but you aren't because he's batting 4. Bowling attack isn't bad.

    But George's team simply blows him out of the water. Turner and Watson are a fantastic opening combination (plus gets the 5th bowler out of the way early), and how he got a middle order of Lara-De Villiers - de Silva - Lloyd is insane. Mathews is a good modern finisher, and Morkel is destructive. I'd argue the bowling is a tad light on strike power, but with 8 options by my count, finding a few economical overs to complement the three specialists he has shouldn't be difficult. Croft-Alderman-Watson-Morkel-Mathews-Narine-De Silva-Lloyd doesn't look too shabby at all.

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    Yeah, all good points. I'm not as sold on Turner as you but he can't hurt.

    And I know we like to big up Tikolo but nah **** it let's big up Tikolo
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    Anymore votes?

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    4 ****ty teams against each other

    Red Banjo and Vincent Vega to win these matches
    And smalishah's avatar is the most classy one by far Jan certainly echoes the sentiments of CW

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    Banjo and George imo.

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