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    If the career points cap is removed, then Lara would be the 2nd in the list with 961, and Tendulkar will be #4. I would settle for that ranking. I don't think Sangakkara is a better batsman than SRT at the moment.
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    Quote Originally Posted by andyc View Post
    Amazing. Love this kind of stuff.

    i would like to know who is 554 points below sobers
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    Maybe someone like Syd Gregory or Alistair Campbell?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Days of Grace View Post
    The Don has 15 great innings. That's 1 per every 5.33 innings played.
    And in the 1930s it works out at one great innings every 3.76 innings or 2.53 matches (13 great innings in 49 innings and 33 matches). This significant improvement on his overall career record is surely unrivaled by any other batsman in any other decade.


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    And another request. How much points Sangakkara will get as a pure batsman (non-wk)?

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    yes DoG. Can you calculate points for sangakkara purely as a batsman. That would be interesting
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    thanks for putting in so much hard work and coming up with such a fantastic exercise.

    Will be waiting for the bowling lists

    Once again I have to say, a job well done

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    Quote Originally Posted by smalishah84 View Post
    yes DoG. Can you calculate points for sangakkara purely as a batsman. That would be interesting
    And as previously discussed, misleading.

    That's also like saying whats Sobers points when he didn't have to open the bowling or from when he was picked as a batsman only and not as a spin bowler.

    What really is the point of that? One can only be rated on what they actually did, not on what could have been.
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by kyear2 View Post
    And as previously discussed, misleading.

    That's also like saying whats Sobers points when he didn't have to open the bowling or from when he was picked as a batsman only and not as a spin bowler.

    What really is the point of that? One can only be rated on what they actually did, not on what could have been.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Coronis View Post
    What a marvellous journey its been. Bradman - really nothing to say that hasn't already been said. What a ridiculous player. Brilliant work DoG. Looking forward very much to the bowlers list, hoping some of my favourites (Grimmett, O'Reilly, Barnes) aren't punished too harshly for their lack of matches.
    Probably to the same extent that Pollock and Headley were penalised for their short careers. Barnes will probably be punished more though for his best performances coming against minnows.

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    DoG, great work this. Been amazing reading this


    Bradman! Would be interesting to know in which of those numbers he was not ranked first. Man, he is so insane that sometime I wish someone would tell me that he was fiction and not real.
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    DoG, I assume you made a mistake when you said Lara ranked 1st in Great innings with 11, as you've just written that Bradman had 15.
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    Nah there was this meeting the other day and 11 is more than 15 now. They obviously didn't send you the memo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MW1304 View Post
    Nah there was this meeting the other day and 11 is more than 15 now. They obviously didn't send you the memo.
    LOL, I was asking because sometimes it's like "well, we know Bradman is the greatest, but who other than him"...in a way it's like discussing the Beatles as the greatest band. I wasn't sure if he was using the rankings without mentioning Bradman at all because he'd obviously be the best at everything .

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    Oh I know, I was just being a jerk.

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