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Last edited by BeeGee; 28-05-2013 at 10:40 AM.
lol.. seems fairly standard.. those who got good ones think it is a good question, I did not and I think it was a rough question..
To be honest, tough questions makes the 'sheep' drafts interesting. So I guess it's a good question even if I failed to get my player twice.
CricZo XI - Draft League
Season 1 M Hayden, G Gooch, R Dravid, W Hammond, K Pietersen, G Sobers, R Marsh (wk), R Benaud (c), D Steyn, W Hall, N Adcock
Season 2 J Hobbs, B Richards, D Boon, H Taylor, C Lloyd (c), A Stewart (wk), T Goddard, A Davidson, H Tayfield, C Ambrose, H Griffith
Season 3 H Sutcliffe, M Hayden, I Chappell (c), G Pollock, A Faulkner, M Hussey, D Lindsay (wk), I Botham, A Kumble, M Marshall, D Lillee
3. Jim Higgs
4. HK Jayantilal
Maharajah of Vizianagram
5. Ronnie Irani
3. Danny Morrison
4. Pubudu Dassanayake
5. Geoff Allott
New Zealand has a lot of sheep.
Last edited by BeeGee; 28-05-2013 at 03:19 PM.
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Last edited by BeeGee; 28-05-2013 at 03:51 PM.
How else could you explain the clashes in the 'Subcontential Question'? By rights it should be all done and dusted by now for the simple reason that there are numerous excellent players to choose from. The pool is relatively enormous.
Last edited by watson; 28-05-2013 at 04:30 PM.
Barnes in this match revealed himself once more as one of the most remarkable bowlers that this country has ever produced. He has a positively wonderful command of the leg break.... His great height makes it difficult for the batsman to follow the flight of the ball. He is useful on every kind of wicket, whereas few bowlers of his pace are able to bowl on a sticky wicket. - JACK HOBBS, 'My Cricket Memories' (1924)
Everyone was bound to go for one of the four Indian spinners. I'm just disappointed I didn't go for Hazare first up. I was going to, but second guessed myself.
All-in-all I would guess that the 'Subcontinental' pool of acceptable players is about 4-5 times larger than the 'AEIOU' pool.
But that's just my opinion.
BTW I'll try not to clash with your picks again. Seems to be a bad habit.
Last edited by watson; 28-05-2013 at 06:42 PM.
Thanks for giving out sheep guys. With the AEIOU question, personally think that was a fair few middle of the road, to decent players who demanded selection which no one has mentioned so far, so I'm pretty comfortable with the question. If I had to change something, I would have made it question 3 and had the not out the fifth question, but making the questions challenging is good IMO.
We are just waiting on harsh again..
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