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    'the low-scoring partner in a century partnership for the 10th wicket.'

    It's pretty clear.
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    Wait, we're doing ODIs too?
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    Quote Originally Posted by G.I.Joe View Post
    Wait, we're doing ODIs too?
    It wasn't specified in the clause that it was only tests.


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    Genius

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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    'the low-scoring partner in a century partnership for the 10th wicket.'

    It's pretty clear.
    My bad then. I actually looked at Sachin in that Test match and went "I can't pick Sachin because Zaheer has the lower score of the two batsman - 248 v 75".

    Yeah but now I see the semantics more clearly. For some ridiculous reason if the phrase had said 'lower-scoring partner' then I would have picked Sachin straight away. Must be my strange brain.
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    I'm not mad. Stop projecting, Howe.

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    This I do disagree with at we've never mixed Test stats with ODI stats before. It's either one or the other. Aldo has just set a CC precedent.

    But if everyone else is happy then I'm happy. Can't criticise someone too much for breaking tradition.
    Last edited by watson; 18-08-2014 at 02:25 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by watson View Post
    This I do disagree with at we've never mixed Test stats with ODI stats before. It's one or the other. This would be a precedent.o
    Sorry to create a confusion, I will change the pick if harsh makes it tests only. Since it wasn't specified anywhere so far, I took the liberty to consider all formats.

    BTW, I think we have had all formats before in the same draft. The "Decades Draft" that had a player from all decades since the 1880s, in that the rule was performances across all formats would be considered not just tests. I played that one so I thought if nothing is specified it means all formats count.

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    Yeah, Howe's got it right Well done. I was waiting for that to get picked up.
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    Aldo, great pick. I didn't specify, so my bad I guess

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    Thanks.

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    Round I




    Morgieb - Glenn McGrath
    Watson - Courtney Walsh
    Bagapath - John Snow
    G.I.Joe - Wilfred Rhodes
    ohnoitsyou - Chris Cairns
    Howe_zat - Sachin Tendulkar
    AldoRaine18 - Michael Holding
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    Clause - Pick a player who was the low scoring partner in a century partnership for the 10th wicket.

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    Oh well, the running myth on CW that it's Tests only unless stated otherwise is well and truly busted. It really isn't "genius" when you decide to go against established tradition. There's a reason Harsh wasn't questioned about it before, and it wasn't because no one else thought of it.

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    Hey, guys, I am not a 100% about this. I didn't mean to include ODIs, and as such, I do think Aldo's pick is a little iffy.

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