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    Opening bat- Hobbs
    Middle order bat- Bradman
    All rounder- Miller
    Keeper- Evans
    Fast bowler- Lillee
    Spinner- Warne

    Players I've seen

    Opening bat- Greenidge
    Middle order bat- V. Richards
    All rounder- Kallis/Imran
    Keeper- Healy
    Fast bowler- Ambrose
    Spinner- Warne

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    Opening bat- Hobbs
    Middle order bat- Bradman
    All rounder- Miller
    Keeper- Gilchrist
    Fast bowler- Lillee
    Spinner- Warne

    Players I've seen

    Opening bat- Hayden
    Middle order bat- Lara/Tendulkar/Ponting
    All rounder- Kallis
    Keeper- Gilchrist
    Fast bowler- McGrath
    Spinner- Warne
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    Only 5/6 Australians, are you feeling okay Ikki?
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    Opening Batsman - Jack Hobbs
    Middle Order Batsman - Don Bradman
    All Rounder - Garry Sobers
    Wicketkeeper - Alan Knott
    Fast Bowler - Malcolm Marshall
    Spinner - Muttiah Muralitharan


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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    Opening Batsman: Grace
    Middle Order: Bradman
    All Rounder: Imran
    Wicket-keeper: Knott
    Fast Bowler: Marshall
    Spinner: Muralitharan
    In my time of watching live cricket:

    Opening Batsman: Smith
    Middle Order: Tendulkar
    All Rounder: Kallis
    Wicket-keeper: Gilchrist
    Fast Bowler: McGrath
    Spinner: Muralitharan

    Cook and Steyn serious contenders to finish up on the list by the time they retire.
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    That I've seen play (only really the last 8-9 years)

    Opening Batsman: Graeme Smith
    Middle Order: Sachin Tendulkar
    All Rounder: Jacques Kallis
    Wicket-keeper: Prasanna Jayawardene
    Fast Bowler: Glenn McGrath
    Spinner: Muttiah Muralitharan

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    Limiting to players I have seen:

    Opening Batsman: Graham Gooch
    Middle Order: Viv Richards
    All Rounder: Imran Khan
    Wicket Keeper: Adam Gilchrist
    Fast Bowler: Malcolm Marshall
    Spinner: Saqlain Mushtaq

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    Opening batsman - Fulton
    Middle order - Taylor
    All rounder - Bruce Martin
    Wicket Keeper - Watling
    Fast Bowler - Boult
    Spinner - Williamson

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    Opening Batsman - Len Hutton
    Middle Order Batsman - Don Bradman
    All Rounder - Jacques Kallis
    Wicketkeeper - Alan Knott
    Fast Bowler - Malcolm Marshall
    Spinner - Shane Warne

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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    Only 5/6 Australians, are you feeling okay Ikki?
    Beat me to it.
    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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    Opening Batsman: Len Hutton (Gordon Greenidge)
    Middle Order: Don Bradman (Viv Richards)
    All Rounder: Garry Sobers (Adam Gilchrist)
    Wicketkeeper Batsman: Adam Gilchrist (Adam Gilchrist)
    Fast Bowler: Malcolm Marshall (Malcolm Marshall)
    Spinner: Shane Warne (Shane Warne)

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    Sorry to go on a "non-discussion" tangent, but are the people picking Gilchrist considering him the greatest keeper ever? I'd be interested if people selected on pure keeping ability.

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    Opening bat: Hobbs
    Middle order bat: Don
    All rounder: Procter
    Keeper: Gilchrist
    Fast bowler: Marshall
    Spinner: Warne

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    Is a Tally Allowed (will delete if not)

    Openers
    Hobbs - 9
    Hutton - 5
    Gavaskar - 1
    Grace - 1

    Middle Order
    Bradman - 16

    All Rounder
    Sobers - 8
    Miller - 3
    Imran - 1
    Kallis - 1
    Hadlee - 1
    Grace - 1
    Procter - 1

    Wicket Keeper
    Knott - 11
    Gilchrist - 3
    Evans - 2
    Ames - 1

    Fast Bowler
    Marshall - 8
    Lillee- 4
    Larwood - 3
    Ambrose - 1

    Spin
    Warne - 11
    Murali - 4
    O'Reilly - 1
    Last edited by kyear2; 07-05-2013 at 06:13 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    Only 5/6 Australians, are you feeling okay Ikki?
    Been by far the dominant team since Ikki has watched cricket I'd imagine.
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