View Poll Results: Who is the better bowler?

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  • Curtly Ambrose

    19 48.72%
  • Glenn McGrath

    16 41.03%
  • Derek Pringle

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Thread: Ambrose v McGrath - revisited 2013

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    Ambrose v McGrath - revisited 2013

    Lots of discussion in the older thread about how different a new one would be, so only one way to find out.
    Lots of people peeking to see who they voted for last time.

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    Tempted by the Essex man, but Curtly was a much better bowler than Pringle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HeathDavisSpeed View Post
    Tempted by the Essex man, but Curtly was a much better bowler than Pringle.

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    Ohhh ahhh Glenn McGrath!

    Ambrose a mighty fine bowler though and very little between them IMO.


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    Mcgrath by a hair. Both of them top five All Time in my estimation.
    Aus. XI
    Simpson^ | Hayden | Bradman | Chappell^ | Ponting | Border* | Gilchrist+ | Davidson3 | Warne4^ | Lillee1 | McGrath2


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    Greenidge | Hunte | Richards^ | Headley* | Lara^ | Sobers5^ | Walcott+ | Marshall1 | Ambrose2 | Holding3 | Garner4

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    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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    Does anyone else get annoyed by the fact that kyear2 calls McGrath "Mcgrath" every single time, or should I seek mental help?

    I mean, I should probably seek mental help regardless, but I want to know if I should bring this up when I do.
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    Within the inch of space that the greatest of bowlers belong to - McGrath by a decent amount.

    The gap between them is negligible enough not to be of a difference on a practical level but I'd still take McGrath without thinking that very hard.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    Does anyone else get annoyed by the fact that kyear2 calls McGrath "Mcgrath" every single time, or should I seek mental help?

    I mean, I should probably seek mental help regardless, but I want to know if I should bring this up when I do.
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    McGrath, I think. Australia's dominance rose with a new generation of batsmen piling up as much as they liked on home featherbeds, which they could always get away with because McGrath and Warne would bowl a side out on anything. It's not much of a clear cut so there's bound to be a bit of a dubious reason one way or the other, and that's mine.

    The poll also uses the present tense. I think that probably leans it further towards the Australian as well.
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    This whole situation is just watson doing a BCCI... didn't like it when Ambrose won it fair and square, so demanded a recount and now it looks as though McGrath is going to win. Not difficult to work out... watson= Srinivasan

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    Does anyone else get annoyed by the fact that kyear2 calls McGrath "Mcgrath" every single time, or should I seek mental help?

    I mean, I should probably seek mental help regardless, but I want to know if I should bring this up when I do.
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    Hope that helps you overcome your problem PEWS. You are a good man. Don't want you to be brought here. It is really tough.

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    'Jeff Thompson' is more annoying IMO
    Last edited by watson; 08-05-2013 at 03:26 PM.

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    Ebola is more annoying

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    Then there's 'Curtley' Ambrose......

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