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Cool dude list by country

John1990

State Regular
Australia - Sir Donald Bradman
England - Kevin Pietersen
South Africa - Makhaya Ntini
India - Sachin Tendulkar
Pakistan - Shahid Afridi
Afghanistan - Asghar Afghan
West Indies - Sir Viv Richards
Zimbabwe - Andy Flower
Bangladesh- Shakib Al Hasan
Ireland - Tim Murtagh
New Zealand - Kane Williamson
Sri Lanka - Aravinda De Silva

(Romania - Pavel Florin)

Feel free to create your own list. I may have forgotten a player I could have preferred on this.
 

Red Hill

The artist formerly known as Monk
Bradman was so far from being a "cool dude" it's not funny. KP is a massive dork and douche. I've revised your list for you:

Australia - Keith Miller, Vic Trumper
England - Denis Compton, Les Ames
South Africa - Makhaya Ntini
India - None available
Pakistan - Imran Khan
West Indies - Sir Viv Richards, Worrell, Ambrose, Sobers
Zimbabwe - Henry Olonga
New Zealand - Shane Bond, Chris Cairns
 

andmark

International Captain
Would WG fit this given his aura in his time? CB Fry also strikes me as a candidate.
 

John1990

State Regular
Bradman was so far from being a "cool dude" it's not funny. KP is a massive dork and douche. I've revised your list for you:

Australia - Keith Miller, Vic Trumper
England - Denis Compton, Les Ames
South Africa - Makhaya Ntini
India - None available
Pakistan - Imran Khan
West Indies - Sir Viv Richards, Worrell, Ambrose, Sobers
Zimbabwe - Henry Olonga
New Zealand - Shane Bond, Chris Cairns
I agree, some of my list is a joke. Some isn't. It was tongue and cheek. That's why I was waiting for some input from someone more serious than me on the matter (lol). I prefer WG Grace for England and Shahid Afridi for Pakistan personally. Olonga is a good shout for Zimbabwe and Shane Bond edges out Cairns I think.

Would WG fit this given his aura in his time? CB Fry also strikes me as a candidate.
Yeah WG takes the house down for England. KP is the opposite of WG, partly what my inside joke was all about at the beginning :laugh:
 
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SillyCowCorner1

International Coach
Anguilla- Omari Banks
Antigua and Barbuda- Sir Curtly Ambrose, Sir IVA Richards, Sir Richie Richardson, Rahkeem Cornwall
Australia- Colin Miller
Bermuda- Dwayne Leverock
Barbados- Carlisle Best
Bangladesh- Athar Ali Khan
Canada- Jimmy Hansra
England- ?
Grenada- Andre Fletcher
Guyana- Joe Solomon, Clayton Lambert, Reon King, Rohan Kanhai, Alvin Kallicharan, Clive Lloyd, Lance Gibbs
India- Javagal Srinath
Jamaica- Gayle, Holding, Patrick Patterson
New Zealand- Chris Harris
Pakistan- Saleem Malik
South Africa- kallis
Zimbabwe- Douglas Hondo, Christopher Mpofu.
 

h_hurricane

International Debutant
DK Lillee and Keith Miller both take the prize for the coolest dudes from Oz.
DKL was hardly cool. He was such a terrible ****. For whatever he did to Kim Hughes.... You can't try to knock your team mate's head off in a practice session and be called cool.

Miller is a good choice though.
 

John1990

State Regular
DKL was hardly cool. He was such a terrible ****. For whatever he did to Kim Hughes.... You can't try to knock your team mate's head off in a practice session and be called cool.

Miller is a good choice though.
Glad someone said it. Lillie wasn't cool at all.
 

stephen

Hall of Fame Member
Cool people are rarely nice to everyone. DKL was the epitome of men in the 70s. The man every other man wanted to be and every straight woman wanted to bed.
 

John1990

State Regular
Cool people are rarely nice to everyone. DKL was the epitome of men in the 70s. The man every other man wanted to be and every straight woman wanted to bed.
Quite the contrary Stephen. It's deeper than you think. Lillee is a tosser.
 

GoodAreasShane

International Vice-Captain
I tend to think you can't really be cool if you are too good. Those players who are relentlessly excellent tend to be less endearing and likeable than those who are fantastic yet flawed
 

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