Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 23

Thread: Best front-foot batsman ever?

  1. #1
    U19 12th Man Captain_Cook's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Hampshire
    Posts
    287

    Best front-foot batsman ever?

    I don't think this topic has been covered in a while.

    Who is the master of the off-drive, the bane of McGrath, the taunter of the slip cordon?

  2. #2
    International Captain Migara's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Cambridge, UK
    Posts
    6,330
    Should be a random Indian.

    I'd say Vinod Kambli and Suresh Raina for a start.
    Member of the Sanga fan club. (Ugh! it took me so long to become a real fan of his)

  3. #3
    International Captain MW1304's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    South Central
    Posts
    5,167
    I assume that's a hilarious joke on your part. I'm certainly laughing.

  4. #4
    U19 12th Man Captain_Cook's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Hampshire
    Posts
    287
    Quote Originally Posted by MW1304 View Post
    I assume that's a hilarious joke on your part. I'm certainly laughing.
    Damn. Called me out second post... at least let me draw some more in!


  5. #5
    U19 12th Man
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    uk
    Posts
    213
    John Crawley; looked comfortable against all bowlers till you bowled back of a length around offstump.

  6. #6
    The Tiger King smalishah84's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    IL
    Posts
    27,600
    Awesomest cover drive ever.....Mark Waugh
    And smalishah's avatar is the most classy one by far Jan certainly echoes the sentiments of CW

    Yeah we don't crap in the first world; most of us would actually have no idea what that was emanating from Ajmal's backside. Why isn't it roses and rainbows like what happens here? PEWS's retort to Ganeshran on Daemon's picture depicting Ajmal's excreta

  7. #7
    Hall of Fame Member flibbertyjibber's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Mrs Miggins pie shop
    Posts
    17,503
    Shane Watson

  8. #8
    Request Your Custom Title Now! Flem274*'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    BJ Watling's luxurious curls
    Posts
    35,736
    Sinclair
    Quote Originally Posted by Bahnz View Post
    I need u like Henry Nicholls needs batting school
    He was terrible in that series
    I need u like Ross Taylor needed to be fit
    He's way better than Henry Nicholls
    And now all I can think about is your smile
    and that ****** test series too
    Losing to Australia sucked and I miss you
    Proudly supporting Central Districts
    RIP Craig Walsh

  9. #9
    Global Moderator nightprowler10's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Madhouse on Madison
    Posts
    15,301
    Michael Vaughan.
    Forever 63* at the SCG

  10. #10
    Cricketer Of The Year
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    England
    Posts
    8,799
    k
    Quote Originally Posted by nightprowler10 View Post
    Michael Vaughan.
    I think his struggles late on with full straight balls that moved away/held there line discount him. He never sorted his bat coming down pointing at Mid-On rather than straight.

  11. #11
    State Captain Coronis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    NSW
    Posts
    1,949
    Glenn McGrath.
    ATG Test 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

  12. #12
    Request Your Custom Title Now! Top_Cat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2002
    Location
    Marburg, Germany
    Posts
    25,129

  13. #13
    International Vice-Captain robelinda's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2010
    Location
    at home
    Posts
    4,229
    Blewett.
    My Youtube cricket channels, thousands of gold old videos

    http://www.youtube.com/user/robelinda2

    http://www.youtube.com/user/robelinda

  14. #14
    International Captain Maximas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Location
    Footmarks
    Posts
    7,336
    Stuart Broad
    Quote Originally Posted by Dawood Ahmad View Post

    Hamish, no body knows even name of him
    But Ponting, there's great fame of him

  15. #15
    International Captain King Pietersen's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Surrey
    Posts
    6,137
    Joe Root.
    Quote Originally Posted by Cricinfo
    38.3
    Styris to Pietersen, SIX, wow, what a shot, that is awesome..its a repeat of his six off Muralitharan at Edgbaston, as he switches his grip and reverse-hits Styris over deep cover for a memorable maximum.
    Quote Originally Posted by Cricinfo
    42.6
    Styris to Pietersen, SIX, that's the most extraordinary shot, he switches his grip to that of a left-hander and launches Stryis high over long-off for a might six. That is one of the more incredible shots you'll see

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast


Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Back foot
    By bond21 in forum Coaching and Equipment Forum
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 22-12-2007, 07:24 AM
  2. Vaughans front foot when bowling
    By prakesh in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 23
    Last Post: 23-04-2007, 03:52 AM
  3. Foot and mouth scare in NZ
    By Smudge in forum Off Topic
    Replies: 38
    Last Post: 12-05-2005, 11:59 AM
  4. Leg Spinner's Right Foot Plant
    By Neil Pickup in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 22-04-2004, 04:59 PM
  5. Shooting down on the foot!!
    By ajaagarkarajaaja in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 25-02-2004, 10:11 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •