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All time ODI XI

srbhkshk

International Captain
Managed to do it right this time, obviously these are mostly meaningless with all the changes going around ODIs, but there might still be a little bit of value in comparing players in the same era -

#NameFirst_DateLast_DateRunsBallsOutsAverSRTotal_Inns
1​
V Kohli (IND)
12-01-2016​
19-01-2022​
5,3895,492
72​
74.85​
98.1​
88​
2​
AB de Villiers (Afr/SA)
24-02-2010​
03-06-2016​
5,5355,066
80​
69.19​
109.3​
103​
3​
LRPL Taylor (NZ)
28-01-2014​
08-02-2020​
4,4445,229
68​
65.35​
85.0​
91​
4​
RG Sharma (IND)
05-03-2014​
23-03-2021​
5,7345,957
90​
63.71​
96.3​
102​
5​
Babar Azam (PAK)
20-11-2015​
10-06-2022​
4,2624,712
69​
61.77​
90.4​
80​
6​
MS Dhoni (Asia/IND)
02-04-2011​
17-09-2017​
3,7794,160
62​
60.95​
90.8​
95​
7​
IVA Richards (WI)
23-06-1979​
31-03-1986​
4,1644,513
70​
59.49​
92.3​
86​
8​
HM Amla (SA)
26-01-2009​
03-03-2015​
5,2265,815
89​
58.72​
89.9​
96​
9​
MG Bevan (AUS)
30-10-1994​
09-06-2001​
5,0466,669
86​
58.67​
75.7​
133​
10​
JE Root (ENG)
01-03-2015​
01-07-2021​
4,4574,950
76​
58.64​
90.0​
94​
11​
DA Warner (AUS)
20-01-2013​
14-01-2020​
4,0644,040
74​
54.92​
100.6​
80​
12​
MEK Hussey (AUS)
01-02-2004​
31-01-2010​
3,8434,377
70​
54.90​
87.8​
107​
13​
Javed Miandad (PAK)
20-09-1982​
01-01-1989​
4,1955,857
78​
53.78​
71.6​
105​
14​
DM Jones (AUS)
23-01-1985​
09-03-1991​
4,3815,752
82​
53.43​
76.2​
101​
15​
KS Williamson (NZ)
12-06-2013​
22-06-2019​
4,7455,648
89​
53.31​
84.0​
98​
16​
SR Tendulkar (IND)
22-12-1997​
18-01-2004​
7,1327,894
134​
53.22​
90.3​
150​
17​
F du Plessis (SA)
19-06-2013​
06-07-2019​
4,6235,276
87​
53.14​
87.6​
102​
18​
S Chanderpaul (WI)
15-09-2004​
31-01-2011​
4,1575,645
79​
52.62​
73.6​
101​
19​
SPD Smith (AUS)
19-11-2014​
19-11-2022​
4,2194,785
81​
52.09​
88.2​
92​
20​
Q de Kock (SA)
14-10-2015​
20-03-2022​
3,9423,938
76​
51.87​
100.1​
80​
21​
BC Lara (ICC/WI)
16-01-1993​
22-01-1999​
4,4475,342
86​
51.71​
83.2​
97​
22​
JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA)
22-11-2006​
24-11-2013​
3,3894,218
66​
51.35​
80.3​
80​
23​
KC Sangakkara (Asia/ICC/SL)
03-02-2009​
11-03-2015​
7,0048,154
137​
51.12​
85.9​
153​
24​
AD Mathews (SL)
20-02-2014​
22-02-2020​
3,5244,202
69​
51.07​
83.9​
93​
25​
Mushfiqur Rahim (BAN)
18-02-2015​
25-05-2021​
3,4003,852
67​
50.75​
88.3​
83​
26​
CG Greenidge (WI)
23-12-1979​
15-12-1988​
3,8915,846
77​
50.53​
66.6​
87​
27​
Tamim Iqbal (BAN)
17-04-2015​
13-07-2022​
3,7844,727
75​
50.45​
80.1​
85​
28​
L Klusener (SA)
27-01-1998​
01-02-2004​
2,7512,971
55​
50.02​
92.6​
101​
29​
DL Haynes (WI)
29-02-1984​
11-11-1990​
4,5916,827
92​
49.90​
67.2​
110​
30​
MJ Guptill (NZ)
08-03-2015​
20-03-2021​
3,5903,742
72​
49.86​
95.9​
81​
31​
S Dhawan (IND)
17-01-2016​
18-08-2022​
3,7683,980
76​
49.58​
94.7​
83​
32​
MJ Clarke (AUS)
06-02-2009​
08-03-2015​
3,7344,773
76​
49.13​
78.2​
92​
33​
Misbah-ul-Haq (PAK)
21-01-2008​
25-02-2014​
3,8805,250
80​
48.50​
73.9​
108​
34​
DA Miller (SA)
27-10-2014​
09-10-2022​
2,7162,637
56​
48.50​
103.0​
80​
35​
JC Buttler (ENG)
01-03-2015​
22-06-2022​
2,9442,318
61​
48.26​
127.0​
80​
36​
JM Bairstow (ENG)
16-09-2011​
29-06-2021​
3,4693,295
72​
48.18​
105.3​
80​
37​
DR Martyn (AUS)
13-01-1999​
14-01-2005​
3,7014,664
77​
48.06​
79.4​
118​
38​
TM Dilshan (SL)
21-01-2009​
11-03-2015​
6,7607,601
142​
47.61​
88.9​
157​
39​
RT Ponting (AUS/ICC)
03-04-2001​
20-12-2007​
6,6927,812
141​
47.46​
85.7​
163​
40​
Mohammad Yousuf (Asia/PAK)
17-04-2002​
16-04-2008​
5,9987,580
127​
47.23​
79.1​
153​
41​
RR Sarwan (WI)
06-11-2002​
03-01-2009​
4,1005,300
87​
47.13​
77.4​
111​
42​
ML Hayden (AUS/ICC)
25-03-2001​
08-10-2007​
5,2836,529
113​
46.75​
80.9​
126​
43​
SR Watson (AUS)
05-11-2006​
08-02-2013​
4,0844,444
88​
46.41​
91.9​
100​
44​
A Symonds (AUS)
26-01-2002​
03-02-2008​
3,9804,326
86​
46.28​
92.0​
112​
45​
HH Dippenaar (Afr/SA)
27-08-2000​
15-09-2006​
3,2554,745
71​
45.85​
68.6​
85​
46​
CL Hooper (WI)
10-01-1993​
24-01-1999​
2,8303,552
62​
45.65​
79.7​
81​
47​
JP Duminy (SA)
15-09-2006​
31-05-2013​
2,7223,177
60​
45.37​
85.7​
81​
48​
EJG Morgan (ENG/IRE)
09-06-2015​
01-07-2021​
3,7633,806
83​
45.34​
98.9​
96​
49​
SC Ganguly (Asia/IND)
20-09-1997​
14-01-2004​
8,01910,456
177​
45.31​
76.7​
194​
50​
AJ Finch (AUS)
13-09-2015​
29-03-2022​
3,4603,884
77​
44.94​
89.1​
80​
51​
GA Gooch (ENG)
22-01-1980​
05-03-1992​
3,3635,327
75​
44.84​
63.1​
80​
52​
Saeed Anwar (PAK)
02-02-1993​
24-03-1999​
5,2756,262
118​
44.70​
84.2​
131​
53​
R Dravid (Asia/ICC/IND)
22-07-2001​
27-08-2007​
5,7737,827
130​
44.41​
73.8​
159​
54​
CH Gayle (ICC/WI)
01-07-2001​
13-01-2009​
6,6067,889
149​
44.34​
83.7​
162​
55​
Yuvraj Singh (Asia/IND)
09-11-2005​
30-12-2012​
4,9045,497
111​
44.18​
89.2​
136​
56​
ME Waugh (AUS)
18-03-1995​
10-06-2001​
5,5217,221
125​
44.17​
76.5​
136​
57​
G Kirsten (SA)
12-01-1995​
15-01-2002​
5,6047,527
127​
44.13​
74.5​
140​
58​
AJ Lamb (ENG)
02-06-1982​
27-05-1989​
2,8583,806
65​
43.97​
75.1​
80​
59​
DS Lehmann (AUS)
14-04-1998​
21-01-2005​
2,6773,226
61​
43.89​
83.0​
81​
60​
JJ Roy (ENG)
24-06-2016​
19-07-2022​
3,3793,117
77​
43.88​
108.4​
80​
61​
MD Crowe (NZ)
18-07-1986​
15-11-1995​
3,1134,302
71​
43.85​
72.4​
84​
62​
M Azharuddin (IND)
01-03-1992​
14-04-1998​
4,9386,447
113​
43.70​
76.6​
138​
63​
NS Sidhu (IND)
09-10-1987​
14-04-1995​
3,4464,838
79​
43.62​
71.2​
87​
64​
Shakib Al Hasan (BAN)
19-08-2011​
25-01-2021​
3,2933,704
76​
43.33​
88.9​
87​
65​
DB Vengsarkar (IND)
11-01-1981​
19-10-1988​
2,7693,915
64​
43.27​
70.7​
82​
66​
Inzamam-ul-Haq (Asia/PAK)
02-02-2000​
06-02-2006​
4,5855,901
106​
43.25​
77.7​
130​
67​
PA de Silva (SL)
21-02-1996​
12-09-2002​
3,8914,697
90​
43.23​
82.8​
104​
68​
G Gambhir (IND)
19-02-2006​
13-03-2012​
4,4915,157
104​
43.18​
87.1​
115​
69​
NV Knight (ENG)
31-08-1996​
17-01-2003​
3,4874,851
81​
43.05​
71.9​
91​
70​
A Ranatunga (SL)
26-12-1989​
17-03-1996​
3,3984,118
79​
43.01​
82.5​
101​
71​
BRM Taylor (ZIM)
03-06-2010​
19-03-2018​
3,2503,813
76​
42.76​
85.2​
82​
72​
KP Pietersen (ENG/ICC)
28-11-2004​
16-01-2011​
3,4103,927
80​
42.63​
86.8​
95​
73​
GC Smith (Afr/SA)
12-09-2004​
05-11-2010​
4,0194,551
95​
42.31​
88.3​
104​
74​
PR Stirling (IRE)
08-05-2015​
15-07-2022​
3,2873,984
78​
42.14​
82.5​
80​
75​
V Sehwag (Asia/ICC/IND)
03-12-2006​
30-12-2012​
3,4972,952
84​
41.63​
118.5​
86​
76​
Sikandar Raza (ZIM)
29-05-2015​
07-08-2022​
2,7443,174
66​
41.58​
86.5​
83​
77​
Mohammad Hafeez (PAK)
23-05-2013​
12-06-2019​
3,4794,104
84​
41.42​
84.8​
95​
78​
Mahmudullah (BAN)
26-11-2014​
07-08-2022​
2,7723,447
67​
41.37​
80.4​
92​
79​
Ijaz Ahmed (PAK)
15-03-1992​
28-03-1998​
3,3094,176
80​
41.36​
79.2​
92​
80​
GA Hick (ENG)
22-03-1992​
22-05-1999​
2,9263,871
71​
41.21​
75.6​
80​
81​
WJ Cronje (SA)
15-02-1993​
17-02-1999​
4,4475,808
108​
41.18​
76.6​
127​
82​
MS Atapattu (SL)
19-12-1999​
08-01-2006​
5,4227,822
132​
41.08​
69.3​
150​
83​
GR Marsh (AUS)
19-01-1986​
20-01-1992​
4,1887,359
102​
41.06​
56.9​
108​
84​
HH Gibbs (SA)
20-09-2002​
31-10-2008​
4,5775,206
112​
40.87​
87.9​
124​
85​
JN Rhodes (SA)
13-04-1996​
12-08-2002​
3,7924,394
93​
40.77​
86.3​
131​
86​
RB Richardson (WI)
17-04-1985​
21-10-1991​
3,7125,471
92​
40.35​
67.8​
105​
87​
MN Samuels (WI)
07-12-2007​
21-06-2016​
2,7793,589
69​
40.28​
77.4​
81​
88​
KJ Coetzer (SCOT)
18-08-2008​
17-08-2022​
3,0513,708
76​
40.14​
82.3​
80​
89​
IR Bell (ENG)
20-11-2008​
13-03-2015​
2,9913,650
75​
39.88​
81.9​
83​
90​
A Jadeja (IND)
20-02-1994​
12-03-2000​
4,8586,750
122​
39.82​
72.0​
155​
91​
CS MacLeod (SCOT)
13-07-2011​
17-08-2022​
2,9463,641
74​
39.81​
80.9​
80​
92​
SK Raina (IND)
27-01-2007​
27-01-2013​
3,4793,637
88​
39.53​
95.7​
111​
93​
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL)
02-03-1996​
14-02-2003​
7,0387,403
179​
39.32​
95.1​
188​
94​
PD Collingwood (ENG)
19-01-2003​
03-07-2010​
4,2375,547
108​
39.23​
76.4​
137​
95​
SB Styris (NZ)
06-11-2003​
10-08-2010​
2,9413,684
75​
39.21​
79.8​
89​
96​
Shoaib Malik (PAK)
16-12-2006​
20-10-2017​
3,6834,256
94​
39.18​
86.5​
119​
97​
DC Boon (AUS)
03-04-1987​
11-03-1995​
4,8537,479
124​
39.14​
64.9​
140​
98​
AC Gilchrist (AUS/ICC)
20-08-2000​
18-10-2006​
5,3195,237
136​
39.11​
101.6​
141​
99​
SC Williams (ZIM)
05-05-2013​
18-01-2022​
2,9873,451
77​
38.79​
86.6​
89​
100​
TWM Latham (NZ)
31-01-2015​
06-09-2022​
2,7483,138
71​
38.70​
87.6​
80​
101​
NJ Astle (NZ)
05-11-1999​
01-03-2006​
4,0395,448
105​
38.47​
74.1​
116​
102​
SM Gavaskar (IND)
14-02-1981​
31-10-1987​
2,6914,126
70​
38.44​
65.2​
82​
103​
AN Cook (ENG)
28-06-2006​
28-05-2014​
2,9103,705
76​
38.29​
78.5​
80​
104​
Ramiz Raja (PAK)
28-10-1989​
02-04-1996​
2,6774,130
70​
38.24​
64.8​
80​
105​
A Flower (ZIM)
09-02-1997​
12-03-2003​
5,2016,718
136​
38.24​
77.4​
149​
106​
BB McCullum (NZ)
18-02-2007​
02-06-2013​
3,5093,637
92​
38.14​
96.5​
104​
107​
Saleem Malik (PAK)
23-10-1985​
25-10-1991​
3,3163,844
87​
38.11​
86.3​
102​
108​
WU Tharanga (Asia/SL)
03-08-2009​
18-10-2017​
4,2685,417
112​
38.11​
78.8​
127​
109​
ME Trescothick (ENG)
08-07-2000​
30-08-2006​
4,3295,061
114​
37.97​
85.5​
120​
110​
A Flintoff (ENG/ICC)
27-06-2002​
31-08-2008​
2,6202,886
69​
37.97​
90.8​
83​
111​
Younis Khan (PAK)
11-04-2002​
16-11-2008​
4,4355,473
117​
37.91​
81.0​
132​
112​
RP Arnold (SL)
22-10-1999​
14-02-2006​
3,4444,695
91​
37.85​
73.4​
127​
113​
KC Wessels (AUS/SA)
09-01-1983​
22-08-1993​
2,8304,950
75​
37.73​
57.2​
80​
114​
HDRL Thirimanne (SL)
13-01-2013​
06-07-2019​
2,5253,527
67​
37.69​
71.6​
80​
115​
DPMD Jayawardene (Asia/SL)
12-02-2006​
24-02-2012​
5,0706,169
136​
37.28​
82.2​
152​
116​
AJ Strauss (ENG)
02-05-2004​
27-02-2011​
4,0754,995
110​
37.05​
81.6​
118​
117​
CZ Harris (NZ)
19-12-1994​
28-02-2001​
2,3883,309
65​
36.74​
72.2​
101​
118​
DJ Cullinan (SA)
23-01-1994​
12-07-2000​
3,3764,748
92​
36.70​
71.1​
104​
119​
GJ Maxwell (AUS)
18-01-2015​
11-09-2022​
2,5912,044
71​
36.49​
126.8​
80​
120​
AR Border (AUS)
14-03-1984​
26-04-1990​
3,3874,633
93​
36.42​
73.1​
113​
121​
GW Flower (ZIM)
25-10-1992​
10-11-1998​
2,7644,314
76​
36.37​
64.1​
80​
122​
SR Waugh (AUS)
16-01-1996​
20-01-2002​
3,6274,561
100​
36.27​
79.5​
119​
123​
Imran Khan (PAK)
12-01-1982​
20-02-1990​
2,8213,746
78​
36.17​
75.3​
109​
124​
MV Boucher (Afr/SA)
13-02-2005​
23-10-2011​
2,2642,466
63​
35.94​
91.8​
90​
125​
SP Fleming (ICC/NZ)
28-02-2001​
02-04-2007​
3,9775,456
112​
35.51​
72.9​
119​
126​
Abdul Razzaq (Asia/PAK)
07-10-2003​
31-10-2010​
2,2582,416
64​
35.28​
93.5​
91​
127​
LD Chandimal (SL)
01-06-2010​
28-08-2016​
3,0273,985
86​
35.20​
76.0​
106​
128​
AJ Stewart (ENG)
23-05-1993​
05-10-2000​
2,6693,860
76​
35.12​
69.1​
83​
129​
MA Taylor (AUS)
25-02-1990​
03-11-1996​
3,1115,079
89​
34.96​
61.3​
90​
130​
Umar Akmal (PAK)
03-08-2009​
22-03-2019​
3,0743,564
88​
34.93​
86.3​
105​
131​
HP Tillakaratne (SL)
11-09-1994​
10-02-2003​
2,0573,436
59​
34.86​
59.9​
85​
132​
DI Gower (ENG)
24-05-1978​
26-05-1986​
2,5373,298
73​
34.75​
76.9​
80​
133​
WTS Porterfield (IRE)
18-10-2008​
12-03-2018​
2,9534,028
85​
34.74​
73.3​
86​
134​
RS Mahanama (SL)
13-01-1992​
24-01-1998​
3,4975,644
101​
34.62​
62.0​
118​
135​
ADR Campbell (ZIM)
06-03-1996​
13-03-2002​
4,3126,306
125​
34.50​
68.4​
137​
136​
H Masakadza (ZIM)
27-01-2009​
15-02-2015​
2,7503,502
80​
34.38​
78.5​
82​
137​
CL Cairns (ICC/NZ)
03-07-1998​
03-07-2004​
2,3692,733
69​
34.33​
86.7​
85​
138​
Aamer Sohail (PAK)
21-02-1993​
16-09-1999​
3,8995,816
114​
34.20​
67.0​
119​
139​
MDKJ Perera (SL)
22-02-2014​
29-06-2021​
2,7012,900
79​
34.19​
93.1​
81​
140​
BJ Haddin (AUS)
18-09-2006​
25-08-2014​
2,5583,076
75​
34.11​
83.2​
86​
141​
KJ O'Brien (IRE)
13-06-2006​
07-03-2015​
2,3002,727
69​
33.33​
84.3​
80​
142​
SO Tikolo (Afr/KENYA)
20-05-1998​
28-10-2007​
2,4503,251
74​
33.11​
75.4​
83​
143​
DM Bravo (WI)
13-04-2010​
24-06-2016​
2,4453,486
74​
33.04​
70.1​
84​
144​
T Taibu (Afr/ZIM)
20-04-2004​
16-08-2011​
2,5053,588
76​
32.96​
69.8​
85​
145​
K Srikkanth (IND)
09-02-1986​
28-02-1992​
2,7143,690
84​
32.31​
73.6​
87​
146​
CD McMillan (NZ)
07-01-2001​
29-03-2007​
3,1773,933
99​
32.09​
80.8​
111​
147​
RJ Shastri (IND)
04-06-1982​
21-10-1988​
2,1153,161
66​
32.05​
66.9​
82​
148​
KR Rutherford (NZ)
17-12-1988​
29-03-1995​
2,3433,455
74​
31.66​
67.8​
82​
149​
N Kapil Dev (IND)
02-06-1982​
16-10-1988​
2,3332,160
74​
31.53​
108.0​
95​
150​
PV Simmons (WI)
13-03-1992​
29-03-1998​
2,4813,724
79​
31.41​
66.6​
87​
151​
AC Parore (NZ)
26-12-1992​
09-01-1999​
2,4123,532
77​
31.32​
68.3​
93​
152​
E Chigumbura (Afr/ZIM)
27-01-2009​
10-07-2015​
2,1482,424
70​
30.69​
88.6​
85​
153​
AP Gurusinha (SL)
31-03-1988​
01-10-1995​
2,3653,692
78​
30.32​
64.1​
82​
154​
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA)
27-01-2002​
03-02-2008​
2,0212,178
69​
29.29​
92.8​
109​
155​
Kamran Akmal (PAK)
21-05-2005​
28-08-2012​
2,4852,980
89​
27.92​
83.4​
100​
156​
JG Wright (NZ)
17-07-1978​
06-02-1989​
3,0985,496
112​
27.66​
56.4​
113​
157​
RS Kaluwitharana (SL)
24-01-1998​
20-02-2004​
2,5533,511
95​
26.87​
72.7​
104​
158​
Moin Khan (PAK)
21-03-1992​
08-06-1999​
1,9962,441
75​
26.61​
81.8​
100​
159​
Mohammad Ashraful (Asia/BAN)
29-01-2005​
25-02-2011​
2,6373,621
101​
26.11​
72.8​
112​
160​
Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/PAK)
07-02-2007​
14-07-2013​
2,3801,793
94​
25.32​
132.7​
105​
161​
Wasim Akram (PAK)
07-04-1995​
19-06-2002​
1,9342,216
98​
19.73​
87.3​
123​
 

honestbharani

Whatever it takes!!!
Jayasuriya/Lara
Tendulkar
Viv Richards
Kohli/Ponting
Dhoni
ABDV
Klusenar
Pollock/Akram
Garner
Murali/Saqlain
Mcgrath

Is my ODI ATG XI. Choose anyone from the / and the team won't lose anything.
TBH, moving Jayasuriya or Akram from the side means team loses both an additional and a left arm bowling option which can be important.
 

Socerer 01

First Class Debutant
His high SR is balanced by a low run yield. Imran is 10 runs ahead of him, Klusener nearly 20 runs ahead.
no it does not, Imran’s a league away in terms of sr and at 7 he isn’t going to face enough balls to score that many runs to make a difference. Kapil is likely to get out more often but you take that risk when he is going to be quick in scoring his runs at 7 from the lesser balls faced. Klusener is valid competition but he isn’t near as good with the ball
 

Socerer 01

First Class Debutant
If at all the Imran fans want him in this side because he is the better bowler/captain/fielder/entertainer/cooler dude then take Dhoni out and have him at 6 with Buttler at 7 to provide a similar hard hitter like Kapil down the order. There is a place for a Dhoni or Imran type of batsman who can value their wicket and also hit once their eye is in although the only benefit you get here is Imran the person himself as he is at best a slight improvement on Kapil as a bowler while Dhoni is a better rotator of strike and a combination of Dhoni+Kapil > Imran+Buttler with the bat
 

Godard

U19 12th Man
I don’t know why people think if Imran averaged 33 throughout his career, during which he batted in different roles such as a proper middle order batsmen(3-5) and a lower middle order batsmen/finisher(6-8), he will average the same at 7 or 8. Averages of similar positions can be compared. If Kohli averages 50+ at 3, he can be expected to bat well at 4 or 5, but not to open or bat at 6 or 7 that well. We can also not expect MS Dhoni to be a better opener than Rohit Sharma because he averages higher than Rohit, for more runs. Imran averages 38 and above when batting inside the top 5. This raised his career average to 33. We cannot use the data from his stats when batting inside top 5 to determine his skills at 7. We can only use data from his batting below the top 5 to do so. This is important since both Kapil and Imran are bowling allrounders and will bat outside the top 5. Now at 6: Imran averages 30 and strikes at 75, and at, he averages 28 and strikes at 81. At 6, Kapil averages 26 and strikes at 97, and at 7, Kapil averages 24, and strikes at 88. Hence as a bowling all rounder, Kapil is better than Imran, and more suitable for an ATG ODI 11
 

Bolo.

International Debutant
I don't think shifting guys like AB and Dhoni down to accommodate weaker slower bats higher up in the team is a good strategy. Dhoni needs time to get his eye in, but once in is extremely reliable and fast. AB at 5 is already slightly wasted with a top order that can face so many balls.
 

subshakerz

International Captain
I don’t know why people think if Imran averaged 33 throughout his career, during which he batted in different roles such as a proper middle order batsmen(3-5) and a lower middle order batsmen/finisher(6-8), he will average the same at 7 or 8. Averages of similar positions can be compared. If Kohli averages 50+ at 3, he can be expected to bat well at 4 or 5, but not to open or bat at 6 or 7 that well. We can also not expect MS Dhoni to be a better opener than Rohit Sharma because he averages higher than Rohit, for more runs. Imran averages 38 and above when batting inside the top 5. This raised his career average to 33. We cannot use the data from his stats when batting inside top 5 to determine his skills at 7. We can only use data from his batting below the top 5 to do so. This is important since both Kapil and Imran are bowling allrounders and will bat outside the top 5. Now at 6: Imran averages 30 and strikes at 75, and at, he averages 28 and strikes at 81. At 6, Kapil averages 26 and strikes at 97, and at 7, Kapil averages 24, and strikes at 88. Hence as a bowling all rounder, Kapil is better than Imran, and more suitable for an ATG ODI 11
Not a great analysis. You are confusing who may be more suitable at no.7 in an ATG XI with who was a better all-rounder.

Imran Khan was objectively a better all-rounder than Kapil Dev in ODIs.

Imran and Kapil both started as tailenders, yet Imran progressed enough in his batting to bat in the top 4/5 whereas Kapil was never that good. Imran has a 10 point average advantage over Kapil which basically means he is a league ahead as a bat. It is strange that you can brush aside the fact that Imran can average 38 in the top 5 while comparing him to a lower order bat who averages 23, and then suggest the latter is a better bat!

Imran in the 1980s was one of the best ODI bowlers in the world WHILE averaging 33 with the bat. Kapil never reached that level.

Kapil's only advantage is fielding.

Again, you may think Kapil is more suitable at no.7 given the depth of the ATG XI batting, which is fine, but as a ODI player Imran was simply superior.
 
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Migara

Cricketer Of The Year
Only absolute gun fielders

M.Waugh
A.Gilchrist
R.Ponting
V.Richards
C.Lloyd
A.Symonds
P.Collingwood
R.Jadeja
B.Lee
T.Boult
J.Garner
12: J.Rhodes
Azhar, Jayasuriya, Mahanama, Harris, Dilshan, Big Mac, ABdV can make that side easily,
 

Migara

Cricketer Of The Year
We pick Jayasuriya because he also has 323 ODI wickets . If Sehwag had 200 ODI wickets then his case would have been much strong .
Jayasuriya would be very useful if you pick only 4 main bowlers and rely on Jayasuriya + Klusener to complete remaining 10.
And Jaya is a death bowler too. Bowled exceptionally in the death in 96 WC, before he tore his shoulder. Then he lost his rocket ball.
 

Gob

Cricketer Of The Year
Gilchrist
Tendulkar
Ponting
Richards
Kohli
DeVilliers
Flintoff
Pollock
Wasim
Lee
Murali
 

Sunil1z

First Class Debutant
Most five wicket hauls for a quick after Waqar. Best S/R for anyone with 200 plus wickets. Gun world cup. One of the best out fielders and useful low order bat. Lead singer in a band

You seek help
Do you really think Lee > Garner
I can understand you didn’t pick McGrath as you had picked Pollock.
 

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