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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    Don't forget you still have Teja and vcs in reserve as batsmen.

    Might be best to play one and then use Cevno & BI to make up the overs.
    Yeah I like this idea too. Or can't Teja and VCS just change their stats to match that of a number 7 spin bowling - allrounder?

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    Not a right arm pie chucker. A left arm FAST bowler. If I ever create a multi, it would be called ZaKhan.
    http://www.cricketweb.net/forum/2186298-post7381.html

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    "Still waiting for bole trekking Marayyye". Keep Kumar up in the third umpires box please,its hilarious. Him almost screwing up a DRS referral a definite highlight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daemon View Post
    Let's hope we don't become the martins of India

    To make it more realistic our bowling skills should be 75, batting 5 and fielding -50 ala Munaf Patel


    Dude no way, I'm telling you, how many times has India got to witness a lethal fast bowler, let alone a lethal fast bowling pair? If anyone deserves two 100 point fast bowlers, it's India. And I still feel our top order batting is strong, will get the job done, especially if we bowl the opposition out cheaply.

    EDIT: Wait, I just realized you meant 95 - 5 and not 75 - 5, but in that case yes that's a good point.
    Last edited by Turbinator; 03-02-2011 at 11:02 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Turbinator View Post


    Dude no way, I'm telling you, how many times has India got to witness a lethal fast bowler, let alone a lethal fast bowling pair? If anyone deserves two 100 point fast bowlers, it's India. And I still feel our top order batting is strong, will get the job done, especially if we bowl the opposition out cheaply.

    EDIT: Wait, I just realized you meant 95 - 5 and not 75 - 5, but in that case yes that's a good point.
    nah i meant 75 - 5, the extra 20 points got deducted due to being indian and having no natural pace bowling talent


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    My bowling arm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daemon View Post
    nah i meant 75 - 5, the extra 20 points got deducted due to being indian and having no natural pace bowling talent
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    Quote Originally Posted by Turbinator View Post
    I don't know about you, but I eat meat (including beef)
    So do I, but I'm still 60 kilos

    Anyone know any vegetarian sportsmen?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daemon View Post
    So do I, but I'm still 60 kilos

    Anyone know any vegetarian sportsmen?
    Laxman, Kumble. Srinath in his initial years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by G.I.Joe View Post
    Laxman, Kumble. Srinath in his initial years.
    Not really known for their athleticism though. Sehwag is veg IIRC

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    Milk Power FTW.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shri View Post
    Not a right arm pie chucker. A left arm FAST bowler. If I ever create a multi, it would be called ZaKhan.
    Zakaron?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Howe_zat View Post
    Was thinking about this earlier. I'd think it would be hard to get a good scale together that both differs between those with say 1k and 2k posts, but doesn't also wildly play up someone with 30k. Perhaps we could do it on total posts in the WC subforum - be the equivalent of the players "current form"?
    I can't get figures for the World Cup subforum.

    Re: your potential problem though, it'd be done on postcount rankings rather than actual numbers if I did it that way. So being top poster with 239848234823482834283423 posts would be no different to being top poster with 30,000 posts, in other words.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Prince EWS View Post
    I can't get figures for the World Cup subforum.

    Re: your potential problem though, it'd be done on postcount rankings rather than actual numbers if I did it that way. So being top poster with 239848234823482834283423 posts would be no different to being top poster with 30,000 posts, in other words.
    Fair enough, makes sense.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shri View Post


    My bowling arm.
    So you are going to Breakdown as much as Zaheer Khan?

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