View Poll Results: 2nd best batsman ever

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  • Hobbs

    7 10.45%
  • Hutton

    2 2.99%
  • Tendulkar

    20 29.85%
  • Lara

    3 4.48%
  • Sangakkara

    4 5.97%
  • Sobers

    17 25.37%
  • Viv Richards

    7 10.45%
  • Hutton

    0 0%
  • Gavaskar

    0 0%
  • Other

    7 10.45%
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    2nd best batsman ever

    More of a poll than a debate as I know this is a common topic.
    My vote goes for Tendulkar. His away record; longevity, his record against arguably the best team ever assembled Australia; the quality of bowlers he faced through the majority of his career - compared to the bowling attacks of today and in previous periods.
    Obviously could list more but Im on a break at work ! (Just realised I listed Hutton twice not sure how to change it to Headly)
    Last edited by Singh Is King; 18-08-2015 at 05:56 AM.

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    Sobers for me.

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    Barry Richards

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    Viv Richards
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    This thread is gonna end well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zorax View Post
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    The last time I remember this being done was 5 years ago. Tendulkar came first, Hobbs second and Chris Martin third.

    Who Is The Second Greatest Batsman Ever?


    ***EDIT to add"

    Note the thread was closed by Furball.
    Last edited by Lillian Thomson; 18-08-2015 at 06:53 AM.
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    Barry Richards
    He's only played 4 tests though
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    Viv Richards, the way he hammered them good bowlers all over the park.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lillian Thomson View Post
    The last time I remember this being done was 5 years ago. Tendulkar came first, Hobbs second and Chris Martin third.

    Who Is The Second Greatest Batsman Ever?



    ***EDIT to add"

    Note the thread was closed by Furball.


    I see, Tendulkar won this poll by a fair bit last time then.

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    gotta go with Hobbs

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