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  • Dan

    2 12.50%
  • kyear2

    5 31.25%
  • weemanbob

    3 18.75%
  • nufan

    9 56.25%
  • ohnoitsyou

    11 68.75%
  • Samuel Vimes

    6 37.50%
  • morgieb

    9 56.25%
  • Cammo999

    3 18.75%
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Thread: Silent Auction Draft- Voting Thread

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    Silent Auction Draft- Voting Thread

    Each player had a budget, and had to bid on each player via email. Highest bid each rd won etc.

    Please vote on the strongest three teams.


    Dan
    1. Colin Milburn
    2. Salman Butt
    3. Charlie Macartney (6)
    4. Zaheer Abbas
    5. Darren Bravo
    6. Stanley Jackson (5) *
    7. Daniel Vettori (4)
    8. Ian Healy +
    9. Mitchell Johnson (2)
    10. Dominic Cork (3)
    11. Jack Cowie (1)

    12. Matthew Hoggard
    13. Doug Ring

    ohnoitsyou
    1. Bill Ponsford
    2. Mark Taylor*
    3.Lindsay Hasset
    4. Greg Chappell (6)
    5. Norm O'Neill
    6. Chandu Borde (5)
    7. Freddie Flintoff (3)
    8. Don Tallon +
    9. Harbhajhan Singh (4)
    10. Sylvester Clarke (2)
    11. Bob Willis (1)

    12. JP Duminy
    13. Geriant Jones

    Samuel Vimes
    1.Marvan Atapattu
    2.Mohsin Khan
    3.Andrew Jones
    4.Inzamam-ul-Haq
    5.Robin Smith
    6.Trevor Goddard (5)
    7.Chris Cairns (3)
    8.Jeff Dujon +
    9.Bobby Peel (4)
    10.Merv Hughes (2)
    11.Courtney Walsh (1)

    12.Gus Logie
    13.James Franklin

    morgieb
    1.Michael Slater
    2.Sunil Gavaskar
    3.Roy Fredericks
    4.Javed Miandad
    5.Polly Umrigar
    6.Keith Fletcher
    7.Rod Marsh +
    8.Richie Benaud (4)
    9.Michael Kasprowicz (3)
    10.Allan Donald (1)
    11.Ernie Jones (2)

    12.Greg Ritchie
    13.Ray Price

    Cammo
    1. PA Jaques
    2. KC Wessels
    3. JF Reid
    4. PA De Silva
    5. KR Miller
    6. *MAK Pataudi
    7. GE Gomez
    8. +JR Murray
    9. GAR Lock
    10. JB Statham
    11. Shoaib Akhtar

    12. KCG Benjamin
    13. DT Ring

    Nufan
    1. Sanjay Manjrekar
    2. Navjot Sidhu
    3. Kumar Sangakkara
    4. Jaques Kallis
    5. Frank Woolley
    6. Nip Pellew
    7. Mike Procter
    8. Dick Lilley
    9. Dale Steyn
    10. Steven Finn
    11. Terry Alderman

    12. Neil Johnson
    13. Ryan Hinds

    kyear2
    1. Victor Trumper
    2. David Warner
    3. Neil Harvey
    4. Mohammed Yousuf
    5. Stuart Williams
    6. Mark Boucher
    7. Andy Roberts
    8. Neil Hawke
    9. Hugh Tayfield
    10. Chris Tremlett
    11. Ernie Toshack

    weemanbob
    1.Jack Hobbs
    2.Geoffrey Boycot
    3.Vijay Hazare
    4.Arjuna Ranatunga
    5.Scott Styris
    6.Brian Close
    7.Allan Watkins
    8.Fred Titmus
    9.Chaminda Vaas
    10.Kiran More +
    11.Wes Hall

    12.Kyle Mills
    13.Ben Hilfenhaus

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    Voted for Nuf, Camo, and morgieb.

    Dan was my next preference. Hard to believe he hasn't a single vote.
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    Can't possibly vote for a team with Salman Butt in it now can we?

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    Voted for ONIY, Morgieb and NUFAN.

    I like the ATGs in Morgieb's and NUFAN's teams, but slightly prefer ONIY's overall as it is the most balanced side. The batting lineup is exceptionally strong with solid openers and an attacking middle-order that bats down to No.8 or 9. The attack lacks a 'gold tier' bowler but is consistently good all the way through. The combination of Willis-Clarke-Flintoff-Harbie (off-spin)-Borde (leg-spin)-Chappell has more than enough pace and variety to knock over most batting orders on most wickets.

    Three excellently drafted teams with NUFAN bringing his team back from the dead with a deal of good strategy and luck in the later rounds.


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    Agree on the good strategy part.

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    kyear, ohno, morgie.

    Close run thing. Kyear has a gun top 4, I really like the look of them, plus elite bowlers in Roberts and Tayfield. Tremlett, Hawke and Toshack make it a fairly strong unit capable of tying things down and striking regularly. Trumper and Warner would just be amazing as an opening combo, and I am a big fan of Harvey and Moyo. Boucher is quality. The only criticism is it looks slightly unbalanced with Boucher at #6 and Roberts at #7, but they'd win tests no probs.

    ohno's team has star players, and is very well balanced. Excellent frontline bowlers and handy back ups. Like kyear, the top 4 (actually 5) is elite. ohno drafted some antipodean greats in his top 5. High quality keeper and outstanding cordon, along with a great leader.

    morgie's team is just solid all the way thru. Combative and competitive.

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    The smartest thing to do in CW drafts, I have gathered, is to pick a) Sylvester Clarke b) Imran Khan c) Harold Larwood and d) Andrew Flintoff

    You instantly guarantee a ****load of votes for yourself

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    Quote Originally Posted by harsh.ag View Post
    The smartest thing to do in CW drafts, I have gathered, is to pick a) Sylvester Clarke b) Imran Khan c) Harold Larwood and d) Andrew Flintoff

    You instantly guarantee a ****load of votes for yourself
    e) pick quality openers f) a gun middle order f) a specialist keeper g) three quality quicks and a decent spin option

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    Quote Originally Posted by ohnoitsyou View Post
    e) pick quality openers f) a gun middle order f) a specialist keeper g) three quality quicks and a decent spin option
    I followed those criteria and only have one vote
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    I give out points for style of which Steve(n) Smith has none.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dan View Post
    I followed those criteria and only have one vote
    e) Milburn & Butt - not really going to strike fear into the opposing opening bowlers.
    Last edited by watson; 21-08-2014 at 11:10 PM.
    Len Hutton - Jack Hobbs - Ted Dexter - David Gower - 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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    Butt not so much, but Milburn was far better than most seem to give him credit for. fred to confirm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by harsh.ag View Post
    The smartest thing to do in CW drafts, I have gathered, is to pick a) Sylvester Clarke b) Imran Khan c) Harold Larwood and d) Andrew Flintoff

    You instantly guarantee a ****load of votes for yourself
    Sylvers and Larwood (and maybe Stan McCabe) basically buys you Fred's vote as I understand it.
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    Not sure that its a good tactic to pick a team to buy a vote from someone who hasn't even voted..

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    Quote Originally Posted by NUFAN View Post
    Not sure that its a good tactic to pick a team to buy a vote from someone who hasn't even voted..
    Dar was some whimsy in me post....

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    I voted for oniy, weeman and vimes.
    "I want to raise my hand and say one thing. Those who complain about my love for the game or commitment to the game are clueless. These are the only 2 areas where I give myself 100 out of 100."
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