View Poll Results: Which cricketer has the best name?

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  • Salmon Butt

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  • Jack Badcock

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  • Farokh Engineer

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  • Napoleon Einstein

    8 40.00%
  • Jack Crapp

    1 5.00%
  • Quinton de Kock

    4 20.00%
  • Ryan Sidebottom

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    Pretty sure Cribb's linked a bloke whose name is simply England.

    England ct. Parrington b. Fulton - 1; absent hurt in the second dig.

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    Linked, definitely linked. I legitimately cannot type today :/
    Last edited by Dan; 07-05-2013 at 03:22 AM.

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    I always liked Viv Richards because it made it possible for your favourite batsman and favourite mistress to have the same name.

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    There was a NZer called Cunis, famously referred to by John Arlott viz 'his bowling, rather like his name, being neither one thing nor another'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Athlai View Post
    Jeets doesn't really deserve to be bowling.
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    in the future where we're all social justice-y Cribb can ride down the street to pick up some raw milk from Coles on a motorised esky while smoking meth, firing an RPG into the air, and carrying the case of British-import Stella he's polygamously (and privately) married alongside a genderfluid Zambian businessperson and a coke-snorting 18-year-old cyborg girl.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wpdavid View Post
    There was a NZer called Cunis, famously referred to by John Arlott viz 'his bowling, rather like his name, being neither one thing nor another'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    The name of this New Zealand cricketer always makes me chuckle.
    Would have helped if I actually read the thread before I posted...

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    New candidate, Niroshan Dickwella. Current keeper for Sri Lanka A.
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    Dolar Mohammed..Rich name.
    "Issac Vivian Alexander Richards" ..Royal Name..No wonder he is called the "King"..

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    Quote Originally Posted by LongHopCassidy View Post
    New candidate, Niroshan Dickwella. Current keeper for Sri Lanka A.
    Any relation to Quintin de Kock?
    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

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    Or Peter Willey?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BeeGee View Post
    Which cricketer has the best name?

    My favourite is Farokh Engineer.
    When I was 10 he came to my primary school to do a bit of coaching - one of the non-cricketers (ie just about everyone except me) insisted on calling him Mr Fruity Gingerbeer

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    Watson is on a roll I see.
    Aus. XI
    Simpson^ | Hayden | Bradman | Chappell^ | Ponting | Border* | Gilchrist+ | Davidson3 | Warne4^ | Lillee1 | McGrath2


    W.I. XI
    Greenidge | Hunte | Richards^ | Headley* | Lara^ | Sobers5^ | Walcott+ | Marshall1 | Ambrose2 | Holding3 | Garner4

    S.A. XI
    Richards^ | Smith*^ | Amla | Pollock | Kallis5^ | Nourse | Cameron+ | Procter3 | Steyn1 | Tayfield4 | Donald2

    Eng. XI
    Hobbs | Hutton*^ | Hammond^ | Compton | Barrington | Botham5^ | Knott | Trueman1 | Laker4 | Larwood2 | Barnes3

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    Neil Adcock is a fine name too.
    ATG World XI
    1. J.B Hobbs 2. H. Sutcliffe 3. D.G Bradman 4. S.R Tendulkar 5. W.R Hammond 6. G.S Sobers 7. A.C Gilchrist 8. Richard Hadlee 9. M.D Marshall 10. S.K Warne 11. G.D McGrath

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    Napoleon Einstein has the best name in the history of mankind.

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