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    best current spinner

    In response to BeeGee's thread I thought I would start this one (kidding, I was going to anyway).

    Pick your best current spinner for each format from these (or others) choices. Feel free to pick a few for each if you like and let me know if I forgot anyone important. Also consider their input with the bat to a degree.
    Swann
    Panesar
    Lyon
    Doherty
    Robin Peterson
    Bruce Martin
    Vettori
    Ashwin
    Ohja
    Jadeja
    Herath
    Ajantha Mendis
    Ajmal
    Rehman
    Shillingford
    Narine
    Sohag Gazi
    Greame Cremer (had to put a Zim player in there)

    My choices are... (in order of preference from left to right)
    tests: Herath, Swann, Ajmal,
    ODIs: Narine, Ajmal, Herath,
    t20s: Narine, Ajmal, Ashwin
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    Correct Answer is Ajmal in all three formats, even though I don't like him

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    Quote Originally Posted by Satyanash89 View Post
    Correct Answer is Ajmal in all three formats, even though I don't like him
    I was tempted, but I feel that he simply doesn't take enough wickets on surfaces that don't suit him, but he is so deadly on turning tracks.


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    If there was any doubt left, I think Ajmal's series just gone in South Africa removed it. A clear #1 now IMO, and I don't like admitting it but it's true.
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    It's not even close ffs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Satyanash89 View Post
    Correct Answer is Ajmal in all three formats, even though I like him
    This
    And smalishah's avatar is the most classy one by far Jan certainly echoes the sentiments of CW

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    Ajmal, Swann, Herath, Ashwin
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    Yeah, look, it gives me a pain deep inside my uterus to admit it, but it's Ajmal until such time as we get a working throwing law again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BoyBrumby View Post
    Yeah, look, it gives me a pain deep inside my uterus to admit it, but it's Ajmal until such time as we get a working throwing law again.
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    Ajmal is number 1, Swann number 2 and Herath closing rapidly.

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    Ajmal, clearly.
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    Ajmal even though I despise him like everybody else except his mother seems to do. It's not only the obvious chucking but that little pause he does in his delivery.

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    In tests I think its very close between ajmal and swann, ajmal much better when conditions suit him though but he pwns everyone in limited overs.

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    Lots of Ajmal love-hate. Isn't Ajmal's action cleared by ICC? (I really don't know, not trolling)
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