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Cricketers you pick often in drafts

JOJOXI

International Vice-Captain
I'm just going through the process of collecting all my draft picks in one table and seeing who I've picked most often and thought it might be worth opening this thread up for discussion about common drafting combos whether it be HB and Katich, trundler and Clem Hill or someone else!

Collated results for my first 14 drafts so far (that has only taken me to October 2020 since I joined in December 2019 so much more drafts to look through yet!) and the players I've picked most in those first 14 drafts

Ben Stokes - 4 times
Gordon Greenidge - 4 times
Clive Lloyd - 3 times
Rahul Dravid - 3 times
Sydney Barnes - 3 times
Mike Procter - 3 times

Intrigued to see how that changes as I collate over coming days/maybe week/s suspect I picked these cricketers aside from maybe Procter a lot less going forward.
 

Teuton

International Captain
I'm just going through the process of collecting all my draft picks in one table and seeing who I've picked most often and thought it might be worth opening this thread up for discussion about common drafting combos whether it be HB and Katich, trundler and Clem Hill or someone else!

Collated results for my first 14 drafts so far (that has only taken me to October 2020 since I joined in December 2019 so much more drafts to look through yet!) and the players I've picked most in those first 14 drafts

Ben Stokes - 4 times
Gordon Greenidge - 4 times
Clive Lloyd - 3 times
Rahul Dravid - 3 times
Sydney Barnes - 3 times
Mike Procter - 3 times

Intrigued to see how that changes as I collate over coming days/maybe week/s suspect I picked these cricketers aside from maybe Procter a lot less going forward.
This is definitely an interesting idea. I have been in a lot of drafts but i keep records somewhere so will see if i get the time to work it out
 

JOJOXI

International Vice-Captain
This is definitely an interesting idea. I have been in a lot of drafts but i keep records somewhere so will see if i get the time to work it out
I guess at least you are halfway there with the records already - albeit can only imagine the number of drafts (and players picked) for you given you joined this forum 3.5 years before me!
 

Himannv

International Coach
I've been picking McGrath and Steyn a lot more than usual in more recent drafts. Also Border, May, and Barrington tend to find their way into my team. Hutton, Hanif, and probably Mitchell among the openers. I think Paynter gets picked up as well - I rate him highly.
 

howitzer

State Vice-Captain
I've been picking McGrath and Steyn a lot more than usual in more recent drafts. Also Border, May, and Barrington tend to find their way into my team. Hutton, Hanif, and probably Mitchell among the openers. I think Paynter gets picked up as well - I rate him highly.
Have you ever picked Sangakkara?
 

BoyBrumby

Englishman
What a marvellous way to procrastinate instead of doing the job for which I'm actually salaried!

I've only search this forum, so there may be some I've missed, but players I've selected more than once in drafts contained therein:

Jonny Bairstow - 5 times

Jason Holder - 4 times

JC Buttler - 3 times
CR Woakes - 3 times
Frank Tyson - 3 times
David Warner - 3 times
Temba Bavuma - 3 times
Marcus Stoinis - 3 times

Shikhar Dhawan - twice
Faf du Plessis - twice
Ollie Pope - twice
Nathan Lyon - twice
Kevin Pietersen - twice
Ryan Harris - twice
Pat Cummins - twice
Angelo Mathews - twice
Lockie Ferguson - twice
Fred Trueman - twice
Che Pujara - twice
Anrich Nortje - twice
Daryl Mitchell - twice
Rishabh Pant - twice
Mitchell Starc - twice
Adil Rashid - twice
Stuart Broad - twice
Marco Jansen - twice
Shreyas Iyer - twice
Trent Boult - twice
Tom Blundell - twice
Scott Edwards - twice

Predictable bias towards multi faceted players (all rounders, keeper batsmen) and it's fair to say I like out and out pace too.
 

Pothas

Cricket Web: All-Time Legend
Don't think I really have any. Did have a phase of picking Inzamam a lot but that seems to have dropped off.

Probably pick more modern players than most.
 

JOJOXI

International Vice-Captain
What a marvellous way to procrastinate instead of doing the job for which I'm actually salaried!

I've only search this forum, so there may be some I've missed, but players I've selected more than once in drafts contained therein:

Jonny Bairstow - 5 times

Jason Holder - 4 times

JC Buttler - 3 times
CR Woakes - 3 times
Frank Tyson - 3 times
David Warner - 3 times
Temba Bavuma - 3 times
Marcus Stoinis - 3 times

Shikhar Dhawan - twice
Faf du Plessis - twice
Ollie Pope - twice
Nathan Lyon - twice
Kevin Pietersen - twice
Ryan Harris - twice
Pat Cummins - twice
Angelo Mathews - twice
Lockie Ferguson - twice
Fred Trueman - twice
Che Pujara - twice
Anrich Nortje - twice
Daryl Mitchell - twice
Rishabh Pant - twice
Mitchell Starc - twice
Adil Rashid - twice
Stuart Broad - twice
Marco Jansen - twice
Shreyas Iyer - twice
Trent Boult - twice
Tom Blundell - twice
Scott Edwards - twice

Predictable bias towards multi faceted players (all rounders, keeper batsmen) and it's fair to say I like out and out pace too.
Bairstow getting more love from you than most in England at the moment! Era-wise Frank Tyson a standout too
 

JOJOXI

International Vice-Captain
I've picked Hayden, Greenidge, Gooch, Macartney, Marshall, Benaud, Hall, O'Reilly often.
I did immediately think I feel like I've seen Greenidge in your team a lot when reading this post, Gooch and Greenidge are the ones that stand out to me for you now you mention it!
 

Teuton

International Captain
Through the power of spreadsheets and having a job where sitting at my computer is normal i have calculated my list.

Players i have drafted 5 times or more in Test drafts:

NameCount
Mike Procter
12​
Alastair Cook
11​
George Headley
10​
Jim Laker
9​
Graeme Pollock
8​
Frank Worrell
8​
Wasim Akram
8​
Waqar Younis
8​
Victor Trumper
8​
Ted Dexter
8​
Bill O'Reilly
8​
Alan Davidson
8​
Maurice Tate
7​
MS Dhoni
7​
Herbie Taylor
7​
Everton Weekes
7​
Graeme Smith
7​
Quinton de Kock
7​
Jack Gregory
7​
Keith Miller
6​
Denis Lindsay
6​
Bob Willis
6​
Mohammad Yousuf
6​
Gary Sobers
6​
Clyde Walcott
6​
Hanif Mohammad
6​
Courtney Walsh
6​
Vijay Hazare
6​
Rohan Kanhai
6​
BS Chandrasekhar
6​
Jacques Kallis
5​
Fred Spofforth
5​
Richard Hadlee
5​
Curtly Ambrose
5​
Denis Compton
5​
Viv Richards
5​
Kumar Sangakkara
5​
Adam Gilchrist
5​
Glenn McGrath
5​
Brendon McCullum
5​
Kapil Dev
5​
Andy Roberts
5​
Dale Steyn
5​
Peter May
5​
Ken Barrington
5​
Ricky Ponting
5​
Michael Clarke
5​
Trent Boult
5​
George Lohmann
5​
Bill Johnston
5​
Jason Gillespie
5​
David Warner
5​
John Snow
5​
 

kingkallis

International Coach
He always picks Benaud. Like really early as well.
I did attend HB School of All-rounders :dry: and I usually dont get the chance to pick Warne, Murali, O'Reilly so I sort out my spinning all-rounder who happens to be a good skipper as well.
 
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Himannv

International Coach
I did attend HS School of All-rounnders :dry: and I usually dont get the chance to pick Warne, Murali, O'Reilly so I sort out my spinning all-rounder who happens to be a good skipper as well.
Now that he's off the menu, I noticed you also used to pick Lindsay quite often in the past.
 

capt_Luffy

International Debutant
I have played in only 7 drafts till now (2 ongoing, 1 I just completed my team); among which one was ODI variable order and one on the current calendar year performance. In total, I have selected only Frank Woolley thrice. The ones I have done twice:

Wasim Akram
Barry Richards
Kagiso Rabada
Wilfred Rhodes
Colin Cowdrey
Kane Williamson
 

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