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CW's Ranking of Opening Batsmen (Tests)

Line and Length

International Captain
Two days elapsed and 10 votes in:

Lawry 3
Trumper 3
Cook 2
Haynes 1
Turner 1

I'm declaring Lawry the 14th name on our list, not as a casting vote but by virtue of the fact he received votes for earlier spots while Trumper didn't.

The List
1. Jack Hobbs
2. Len Hutton
3. Sunil Gavaskar
4. Herbert Sutcliffe
5. Geoffrey Boycott
6. Graeme Smith
7. Bob Simpson
8. Gordon Greenidge
9. Virender Sehwag
10. Barry Richards
11. Matthew Hayden
12. Graham Gooch
13. Arthur Morris
14. Bill Lawry

Voting is now open for the 15th spot.
 

Line and Length

International Captain
Almost 3 days elapsed and 10 (sensible) votes in:

Cook 3
Trumper 5
Dempster 1
Mitchell 1

To speed the selection process up, I'm naming Trumper the 15th and Cook the 16th names on the list.

The List
1. Jack Hobbs
2. Len Hutton
3. Sunil Gavaskar
4. Herbert Sutcliffe
5. Geoffrey Boycott
6. Graeme Smith
7. Bob Simpson
8. Gordon Greenidge
9. Virender Sehwag
10. Barry Richards
11. Matthew Hayden
12. Graham Gooch
13. Arthur Morris
14. Bill Lawry
15. Victor Trumper
16. Alastair Cook

Voting is now open for the next two spots on our way to 20. Feel free to nominate two at a time,
 
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