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    Draft: Best of 1980s and 1990s

    would like to start a new draft to choose players who dominated test cricket in the 80s and 90s. the idea is to build a test XI using players who were active in those decades

    The conditions are:

    Between Jan 1st 1978 and Dec 31 2002.

    they should have played at least 40 tests
    or
    scored a minimum of 1500 runs
    or
    made at least 5 scores of 50 and above
    or
    taken 75 wickets or more
    or
    taken at least 5 four-wicket hauls
    or
    taken 50+ catches
    or
    won 2 "man of the match" awards
    or
    won one "man of the series" award


    One very important condition: the player should have made his debut five years before the cut off, that is before December 31, 1997; and he should not have retired within five years from the start date, that is before January 1, 1983. We don't want champions from 70s and 00s polluting this team. No gilchrist. No boycott.


    if enough guys sign up we can start this draft asap
    Last edited by bagapath; 28-04-2013 at 03:00 AM.

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    Yeah sure.

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    I'm keen for a draft. Thanks Bagapath.

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    Will wait for a few more hours and see who else wants to join. 10 would make a good number.

    Added one more option in the OP
    Last edited by bagapath; 28-04-2013 at 01:50 AM.

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    Ok!
    Len Hutton - Jack Hobbs - Ted Dexter - Peter May - Walter Hammond - Frank Woolley - Ian Botham - Alan Knott - Hedley Verity - John Snow - Fred Trueman

    Victor Trumper - Bill Lawry - Don Bradman - Greg Chappell - Allan Border - Keith Miller - Adam Gilchrist - Alan Davidson - Shane Warne - Dennis Lillee - Glenn McGrath

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    I'll have a go if this is still open

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    We have enough participants, right? Watson and Fred make it 10.

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    I would like to have a go at it if still open & please increase the number of participants to 14 atleast.

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    Quote Originally Posted by H4G View Post
    I would like to have a go at it if still open & please increase the number of participants to 14 atleast.
    The more the better imo, but we may have to relax some of the criteria in the OP to have enough players available in the later rounds

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