I am often asked who was the best, fastest or toughest bowler I ever faced and I quite enjoy giving different answers every time. Well, it keeps me amused anyway –but the underlying point is that one could revise this whole list on a daily basis and never really be right and never really be wrong - DAVID GOWER
Think more people would prefer to watch KP and A.B bat than Trott and Chanderpaul.
Simpson^ | Hayden | Bradman | Chappell^ | Ponting | Border* | Gilchrist+ | Davidson3 | Warne4^ | Lillee1 | McGrath2
Greenidge | Hunte | Richards^ | Headley* | Lara^ | Sobers5^ | Walcott+ | Marshall1 | Ambrose2 | Holding3 | Garner4
Richards^ | Smith*^ | Amla | Pollock | Kallis5^ | Nourse | Cameron+ | Procter3 | Steyn1 | Tayfield4 | Donald2
Hobbs | Hutton*^ | Hammond^ | Compton | Barrington | Botham5^ | Knott | Trueman1 | Laker4 | Larwood2 | Barnes3
Best spinner of bast 25 years Kumble? He was consistent I'll give him that. Other was a quality spinner.
But no seriously Jack Hobbs is no.2 on reflection could have averaged more if he'd been less inclined to give his wicket to whomever he felt deserved it.
#J.Hobbs; #L.Hutton; #D.Bradman; #V.Richards; #G.Sobers; #A.Border; #A.Gilchrist; #K.Miller; #I.Khan; #S.Warne; #M.Marshall;
Greatest Ever Test XI: JB Hobbs, L Hutton, DG Bradman (c), IVA Richards, BC Lara, GS Sobers, AC Gilchrist (wk), Imran Khan, RJ Hadlee, MD Marshall, SK Warne 12th man: M Muralitharan
Favorite XI: WG Grace, VT Trumper, IVA Richards, DCS Compton, FMM Worrell (c), AC Gilchrist (wk), CL Cairns, SK Warne, FS Trueman, SE Bond, T Richardson 12th man: H Larwood
"Neither of them will have an international cricket career past 2016."
Blocky on Martin Guptill and Ish Sodhi. 20/11/2014.
Kumble the best spinner of the past 25 years? Spare me. And hope that benchy doesn't see this.
Originally Posted by Peter Mooresforever 63*
This thread is a melting pot of awesome and its opposite.
~ Do you think I care for you so little that betraying me would make a difference ~
Glad to know that you belive we had all of the best bowlers playing for the W.I, and certainly the greatest of all time certainly did, but he also had to play againts Imran, Hadlee, Lillee, Thompson, Chandrasakar, Bedi, Prasana, Snow, Underwood, Willis, Botham, Dev and Procter.
Then there was no bouncer rules and in the '70's everyone were over using them, and they were hardly any helmets before WSC, not that Viv even ever used an arm guard far less a helmet. He took them on and usually he won.
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Watson on a troll spree here.
RIP Phil Hughes. Forever 63*
This always cracks me up whenever I read this
Sledging Richards backfired on me, Akram reveals | GulfNews.com
incidentally Wasim rates Viv as the best batsman he bowled to. In his playing days he thought it was Martin Crowe
And smalishah's avatar is the most classy one by far Jan certainly echoes the sentiments of CW
Yeah we don't crap in the first world; most of us would actually have no idea what that was emanating from Ajmal's backside. Why isn't it roses and rainbows like what happens here? PEWS's retort to Ganeshran on Daemon's picture depicting Ajmal's excreta
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