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    Your ATG team without Bradman or Sobers

    I reckon Bradman and Sobers are the unanimous picks in everyone's ATG teams. Some people prefer Murali over Warne, or vice versa, and some people don't pick Marshall, preferring other quicks. Most people have Hobbs, but not everyone does.

    I think every serious ATG team I've seen contain Bradman and Sobers though. So my question is: what's your ATG team without Bradman and Sobers? And why?

    It's an interesting question, because number 3 and the batting all-rounder are interesting spots. Some might put Botham at #6, but others might think his batting isn't enough. So do we look at Kallis?


    *bear with me people who don't like ATG stuff. I'm having a quiet day at work!
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    7.Knott (wk)
    8.Imran (c)
    9.Warne
    10.Marshall
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    01. Jack Hobbs
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    03. George Headley
    04. Sachin Tendulkar
    05. Viv Richards
    06. Jacques Kallis
    07. Alan Knott+
    08. Imran Khan
    09. Malcolm Marshall
    10. Shane Warne
    11. Dennis Lillee

    (I'm somewhat of a Tendulkar convert after having a closer look at Tendulkar's and Lara's records recently )
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    1 Grace
    2 Gavaskar
    3 V Richards
    4 G Chappell
    5 Border
    6 Gilchrist
    7 Imran
    8 Davidson
    9 Warne
    10 Marshall
    11 Ambrose
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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    Today I shall go:

    1 Grace
    2 Gavaskar
    3 V Richards
    4 G Chappell
    5 Border
    6 Gilchrist
    7 Imran
    8 Davidson
    9 Warne
    10 Marshall
    11 Ambrose
    Boss team. I love it. Has everything.

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    Today it's;

    01. Sunil Gavaskar
    02. Jack Hobbs
    03. Viv Richards
    04. Greg Chappell
    05. Allan Border
    06. Keith Miller
    07. Adam Gilchrist+
    08. Richie Benaud*
    09. Andy Roberts
    10. Micheal Holding
    11. Sydney Barnes
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    Aus. XI
    Simpson^ | Hayden | Bradman | Chappell^ | Ponting | Border* | Gilchrist+ | Davidson3 | Warne4^ | Lillee1 | McGrath2


    W.I. XI
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    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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    Thought I'd leave Gilchrist out as well since he pretty much always get picked in these sides

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fuller Pilch View Post
    Hobbs
    Gavaskar
    Lara
    Kallis
    Pollock
    Flower (wk)
    Imran
    Hadlee
    Wasim
    Warne
    Murali

    Thought I'd leave Gilchrist out as well since he pretty much always get picked in these sides
    Been a trend recently that people have started picking Knott over Gilchrist, which I find to be flat out wrong
    Last edited by OverratedSanity; 10-12-2013 at 12:25 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OverratedSanity View Post
    Been a trend recently that people have started picking Knott over Gilchrist, which I find to be flat out wrong
    I kind of find the trend of everyone picking Gilchrist wrong when there is so little between him and Knott

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