Simpson^ | Hayden | Bradman | Chappell^ | Ponting | Border* | Gilchrist+ | Davidson3 | Warne4^ | Lillee1 | McGrath2
Greenidge | Hunte | Richards^ | Headley* | Lara^ | Sobers5^ | Walcott+ | Marshall1 | Ambrose2 | Holding3 | Garner4
Richards^ | Smith*^ | Amla | Pollock | Kallis5^ | Nourse | Waite+ | Procter3 | Steyn1 | Tayfield4 | Donald2
Hobbs | Hutton*^ | Hammond^ | Compton | Barrington | Botham5^ | Knott | Trueman1 | Laker4 | Larwood2 | Barnes3
I'm a good example I guess in that I think Ambrose was the better of the two but wouldn't have either of them in genuine contention for my ATWXI.
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Such similar bowlers. Ambrose just had a touch more intimidation I think. Depends on what you want from your bowler. In my mind I think McGrath was more accurate. But Ambrose could be as well. Such a tough choice. I'll just take Marshall then
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It seems a harsh call at first to say they're not amongst top 4. I don't think they're far behind. who's your top 4?
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McGrath - but by a margin so small it can only be displayed using complex algebra
World XI Since 1990 -
1. Gooch 2. Dravid 3. Ponting 4. Tendulkar 5. Lara 6. Kallis 7. Gilchrist 8. Akram 9. Warne 10. Ambrose 11. McGrath
Last edited by watson; 27-09-2013 at 04:37 AM.
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They're not the four best bowlers by much if at all though, and some other **** might pick a team who can bat to 11.
Is my 8-11, but I'm not sold the above are the four best bowlers in history. Bats deep though.
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