If the rules were a little different to allow FR Foster a pace attack of Foster, Voce and Clark would be v good. Even better when rounded out by any 2 of the great left arm spinners Eng have produced.
Regard Nobby Clark, too small a sample size. Seems he had a weak temperament, or maybe was just another good bowler screwed over by the English establishment. Not against him replacing Sidebottom though.
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- Bill Lawry
- Arthur Morris
- Clem Hill
- Neil Harvey
- Allan Border
- Mike Hussey
- Adam Gilchrist
- Alan Davidson
- Bruce Reid
- Bill Johnston
- Bert Ironmonger
Gary Gilmour for Bruce Reid. Neither have great records but Gilmour is more gifted and more likely to survive leprosy.
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Couldn't quite squeeze Hayden in either. Tbh, I'm not his biggest fan, but I'm a massive fan of Bill Lawry, and I've met Arthur Morris twice, and he's one of the greatest guys ever.
I can't imagine Hayden wandering down the track to belt Hall, Griffith, or Trueman over long-on and long-off. Also, repeatedly sweeping Kumble and Harbie over square-leg is one thing, but combating Bedi, Chandra, and Prasanna is another. In comparison to Lawry, Hayden's runs were easier. And when he did face a decent English bowling attack in 2005 he failed in 4 out of 5 Tests.
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