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    All Formats Draft

    The CW Cricket Council has noticed an astonishing lack of funds, which have been allegedly spent on a combination of after-parties and necromancy. While bringing back past cricketers for exhibition Test series has had something for the purists, we are now in situation barely above panhandling - that is, we'll need some limited overs tournaments as well.

    The good news is, all cricketers of yesteryear are available, including such players as DG Bradman (b 27 August 1908 in Cootamundra) and DH Fearn (b 26 June 1928 in Sheffield). The bad news is the ongoing finance issues allows a maximum squad of 12 to play in all three formats, giving team managers the say in whether either of these luminaries befit all their sides.

    In brief:

    Draft a squad of 12, then post up a line for the five-day, one-day and twenty-over side. Naming your franchise at some point is expected. A voting thread will ask people to vote for three sides, the one that's best in each format. The winner is whoever gets the most votes in total.

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    1. Howe_zat
    2. Pothas
    3. Camo999
    4. Watson
    5. harsh.ag
    6. Monk
    7. Blakus
    8. morgieb
    9. kyear2
    10. Dan
    11. ohnoitsyou
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    "Your averages, captain, coaches and players can probably survive incompetence over a relatively short series, so if youíre going to be rubbish, make sure itís against Pakistan, Sri Lanka, New Zealand or someone."

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    Yep.

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    Very much enjoyed the last draft. I'll have a go at this one too.

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    Ok
    Len Hutton - Jack Hobbs - Ted Dexter - Peter May - Walter Hammond - Frank Woolley - Ian Botham - Alan Knott - Hedley Verity - John Snow - Fred Trueman

    Victor Trumper - Bill Lawry - Don Bradman - Greg Chappell - Allan Border - Keith Miller - Adam Gilchrist - Alan Davidson - Shane Warne - Dennis Lillee - Glenn McGrath


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    I am in ! Been a long time.
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    Yeh keen. Good format too.

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    Sure, I'll play

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    RIP Craig Walsh (Craig) 1985-2012
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    Proudly supporting the #2 cricketer of all time.

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    Aus. XI
    Simpson^ | Hayden | Bradman | Chappell^ | Ponting | Border* | Gilchrist+ | Davidson3 | Warne4^ | Lillee1 | McGrath2


    W.I. XI
    Greenidge | Hunte | Richards^ | Headley* | Lara^ | Sobers5^ | Walcott+ | Marshall1 | Ambrose2 | Holding3 | Garner4

    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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    Will pass on it. Not confident of doing a good job in this format. Will be fun to follow.

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    Do we go with the assumption that Viv would (arguably) have been a better T20 player than Hussey or get penalised for picking players that have no proven record in a format?
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    Quote Originally Posted by G.I.Joe View Post
    Do we go with the assumption that Viv would (arguably) have been a better T20 player than Hussey or get penalised for picking players that have no proven record in a format?
    Voter's prerogative. I'd go ahead and extrapolate on Viv's record and repuation when voting but I know someone like Cribb wouldn't.

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    I'll start this when we get to 12 drafters, and then anyone else who joins in can go on the end of round 1.

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