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 | Cameron+ | 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.
Rejecting 'analysis by checklist' and 'skill absolutism' since Dec '09
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
My Current XI 1.Cook 2.Murali Vijay 3.Sangakkara 4.Smith 5.DeVilliers*+ 6.Stokes 7.Watling+ 8.Faulkner 9.Johnson 10.Steyn 11.Herath
Favourite player currently: Ellyse Perry
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
I'd rather face chris harris thanks
Exit pursuing a beer
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?
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
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ATG World Team: 4-2-1-3 Formation
Zoff (GK) - Maldini (LB) - Beckenbauer (LCB) - Cannavaro (RCB) - Cafu (RB) - Rijkaard (Def LMF) - Neeskens (BtB RMF) - Maradonna (Att CMF) - Pele (LW FOR) - Cruyff (RW FOR) - Ronaldo (Striker)
Reserves: Yashin (GK) - Moore (CB) - D.Santos (RB) - Matthaus (MF) - Platini (MF) - Messi (FOR) - Eusebio (FOR)
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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