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    Tall Timber

    so what is a team of the tallest cricketers you can think of, folks?

    mohammad irfan and sulieman benn (lol) are players that come to mind from the recent World Cup for me

    criteria?

    above 6'5" or 6'6"?

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    Starc, Morkel and Mills to be in the mix. Gayle to open with Guptill.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    Starc, Morkel and Mills to be in the mix. Gayle to open with Guptill.
    are guptill and gayle tall or are guptill and gayle tall tall


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    Quote Originally Posted by Shady Slim View Post
    are guptill and gayle tall or are guptill and gayle tall tall
    no idea, but they were the first six foot plus openers i could think of.

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    apparently holder and finn both measure up to the same as benn, 6'7"

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    Quote Originally Posted by HeathDavisSpeed View Post
    Will Jefferson. Also used to drive around in a car which was far too small for him and he kinda had to unfold himself from the car each time he got out. Lovely.
    Was he the guy that could kneel down and still talk to James Taylor eye-to-eye?

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    Quote Originally Posted by WalkingWicket View Post
    Was he the guy that could kneel down and still talk to James Taylor eye-to-eye?
    Wouldn't surprise me. I think Jefferson is about 6ft 10in.

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    I'll throw in Tremlett into the mix since the dude looks like the basis for all Ancient Greek sculptures of God-like physique.

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    Pankaj Singh is almost 2 metres I think. Pretty much the tallest Indian player I can think of atm.

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    Are you after just tall players or good tall players. Two metre Peter if the former. Clive Lloyd if the latter. Garner and Ambrose certain starters. Bruce Reid ?

    Tony Greig a certain number 6. You might struggle to find a keeper.... Wayne Phillips was pretty tall I think.

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    trevor franklin was quite tall. Not Peter Fulton tall, but tall.
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    Joel Garner?

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