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    Quote Originally Posted by Cabinet96 View Post
    3rd best bat.
    I had in mind that everyone would pick the best bat and then we'd go onto the third best bat tomorrow and then the next day the fourth best bat.

    Was looking forward to people's reasoning why they picked who they picked too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    I had in mind that everyone would pick the best bat and then we'd go onto the third best bat tomorrow and then the next day the fourth best bat.

    Was looking forward to people's reasoning why they picked who they picked too.
    Oh alright. Weldone's post threw me off. I think number 1 will be pretty unanimous. Pete has it pretty much wrapped up


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    Kind of fitting that the quality of posts so far in this thread is similar to the quality of Australia's current top order.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    Kind of fitting that the quality of posts so far in this thread is similar to the quality of Australia's current top order.
    Maybe better to nominate 6 bats and order 1-6 on who gets the most votes?

    Mine would be:
    Clarke (no one is going to argue this surely?)
    Rogers (of the available guys is so far and away the most consistent fc run scorer)
    Warner (can destroy an opposition, but needs to learn to make more ugly runs when conditions don't suit)
    Hughes (the fact that he dominated the Shield when he went back shows both that he should be perservered with and that no one else in the Shield is challenging for his spot)

    Cowan (which says much more about what we have to choose from than his ability, solid but extremely limited)

    take your pick for 6 from a big bag of ordinary. At a pinch I'd go Cosgrove but wouldn't fight anyone over it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    Kind of fitting that the quality of posts so far in this thread is similar to the quality of Australia's current top order.
    Nah your fault for trying to hog the glory and make this thread stretch out for days and days by nominating 2 and then 3 and then 4 etc.

    Ask everyone who their best 6 bats is straight up, people name 6, life goes on.

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    Hog the glory lol.

    But yeah the views of adub and Jono has made me change my mind.

    So everyone, your best 6 bats? List in best order not batting order - adub is the only vote I've counted so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    Hog the glory lol.
    Thought you'd like that

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    Clarke
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    1. Clarke
    2. Haddin
    3. Warner
    4. Hughes
    5. Cowan

    Not sure on 6.

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