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CW's Ranking of Opening Batsmen (Tests)

Line and Length

International Captain
Over 24 hours since our last vote. The tally:

Hunte 4
Edrich 1
Turner 5
Barnes 2
Kirsten 1
Merchant 1
Woodfull 2
Dempster 1
Haynes 1

We can safely say Glenn Turner and Conrad Hunte are the next names added to our 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
17. Bruce Mitchell
18. Bill Ponsford
19. Hanif Mohammad
20. Glenn Turner
21. Conrad Hunte

We'll continue the 'vote for 2' policy to fill the final 4 slots on our list of Openers.
 

Line and Length

International Captain
Thanks for a good array of votes. None for 24 hours so it's safe to assume our next 2 Openers are decided.

Barnes 5
Edrich 1
Woodfull 6
Merchant 1
Kirsten 3
McGlew 1
Anwar 1
Stewart 1
Haynes 1
Amiss 1
Langer 1

Bill Woodfull and Sid Barnes are added to our 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
17. Bruce Mitchell
18. Bill Ponsford
19. Hanif Mohammad
20. Glenn Turner
21. Conrad Hunte
22. Bill Woodfull
23. Sid Barnes

There are just 2 slots left in our planned list of 25 Openers. Voting is now open for members to nominate players for the final 2 spots.
 

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