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Better Test Batsman

Choose the better batsman

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International Debutant
There's probably good reasons to pick Thorpe if you break it down, but I just wish Gilchrist had retired before the decimation of his average progressed as far as it did - although the fact that it happened so quickly probably didn't leave him that much thinking time to reflect on whether he was past it.


State Captain
I know you said leave keeping out of it, but Gilchrist revolutionised what’s expected of a keeper-bat.

Will give it to him though I liked Thorpe.


State Captain
Graham Thorpe must be the most overrated batsman on this site other than maybe Hobbs and Hutton compared to Sutcliffe