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    Most classical and perfect batsmen i have ver seen

    Most classical batsmen i have ever seen are:
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    Most perfect batsman i have ever seen is:
    BC Lara

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    Thanks for that.
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    Most classical and perfect batsmen = Jacques Kallis = walking cricket manual! Want to teach someone how to bat perfectly and classically...? Have them watch a JK hundred...that's if they can stay awake long enough . And yes...I am being serious.

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    Hey Dawood. Missed you about the place lately.

    Have you seen much footage of Greg Chappell at all? He was a very fluent player to watch


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    Quote Originally Posted by Monk View Post
    It was that leg-glance forward of square, or through mid-wicket, that always made Mark Waugh look a million bucks.
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    Watched Salim Malik bat at the SCG in 1995, and I must say (disregarding his scandals for a moment) that he looked sensational. Particularly his footwork to Shane Warne which was perfect (until he got out).

    Ijaz Ahmed stole the day with a century, but I only remember Malik's cameo.
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    Provided that batting has improved in absolute terms as time has gone on, the most classical batsman is actually Chris Martin.
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    Agarkar at Lords, 2002, no better or more technically perfect test ton has ever been made.

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    Argument against batting improving over time.

    Now would you believe it, this bloke just took a billion wickets in the Ashes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by watson View Post
    It was that leg-glance forward of square, or through mid-wicket, that always made Mark Waugh look a million bucks.
    And the ease he played through cover and point, off the back foot. All the time in the world.

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    Lol, the scoreline when Waugh got out.
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