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Players you love XI


Not Terrible
Chris Gayle (too cool for school)
Simon Katich (gritty determined batsman and choked Clarke, legend)
Kumar Sangakkara (eloquent and awesome on and off the field)
Ross Taylor (love him, great smile and also makes up one of the best partnerships ever...)
Jesse "BFJ" Ryder (hes big fat Jesse! Whats not to love? A mans man IMO.)
Shakib al Awesome ('nuff said)
Brendon McCullum +(most likely to jab Smitteh and throw him off a bridge for 20c)
Jeetan Patel * (the most enthusiastic player in the world, naturally he'd be captain)
Iain O'Brilliant (second most gun player in the world)
Lasith Malinga (the rockstar of the team)
Ishant Sharma (mostly due to his adams apple, which has become a thing of cult fandom with my mates)


Virat Kohli (c)
Prince (hey, he opened in his recent test :p)


State Regular
Currently (test only)

Phillip Hughes (I love his calm temperament and weird batting style)
Simon Katich (he is a real man and there isn't enough of them in the world at the moment)
Ricky Ponting (c) (I love the fact he backs up his team truly a great leader)
Kumar Sangakkara (k) (Smart and all round nice guy )
Mahela Jayawardene (vc) (The most nicest guy in world cricket at the moment truly a great sportsmen )
AB de Villiers (Awesome is the only word to describe him)
Daniel Vettori (Great Guy and love his style of bowling)
Mitchell Johnson (Good bowler and good batter)
Peter Siddle (besides Clark he is my favorite bowler )
Stuart Clark ( favorite bowler currently love his little ****y attitude and block of wood like expressions)
Muttiah Muralitharan (Love his almost child like love and enthusiasm of the game )
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Hall of Fame Member
Not enough Iain O'Briens for my liking.

My line up:

No Openers - They're all ****
No Openers - They're all ****
Jesse Ryder
A spot for some overpaid batsman
Another spot for another overpaid batsman
Try batting without a chest guard, ****
Graham Napier
James Foster
Mark Houghton
Iain O'Brien
Iain O'Brien


Not Terrible
Not enough Iain O'Briens for my liking.

My line up:

No Openers - They're all ****
No Openers - They're all ****
Jesse Ryder
A spot for some overpaid batsman
Another spot for another overpaid batsman
Try batting without a chest guard, ****
Graham Napier
James Foster
Mark Houghton
Iain O'Brien
Iain O'Brien
12th man:

Jeetan Patel


U19 Cricketer
Current players

Gayle (Cool dude need one in each team)
Sanath Jayasuriya(one of the great entertainers and a true gentleman)
Sachin Tendulkar( what a great servant of cricket, great to watch)
Kevin Pieterson ( love his shot making)
Kumar Sangakara ( the brains)
Thilan Samaraweera
Andrew Flintoff
Dan Vettori
Fidel Edwards
Lasith Malinga
L Balaji


State Captain
1 Simon Katich
2 Sanath Jayasuriya
3 Kumar Sangakarra
4 Mark Cosgrove
5 Craig McMillan
6 Brad Haddin
7 Ian Blackwell
8 Shahid Afridi
9 Andre Adams
10 Stuart Clark
11 Doug Bollinger



Johnson in the side for batting and one-day bowling only.

Noble One

International Vice-Captain
Smith (C) (Love Smith's approach to captaincy, hard fighter with the bat)
Gayle (West Indies have produced some cool cats, this guy is the coolest of the lot)
Hodge (Victorian bias showing through, loved him since I was a kid)
Sangakkara (Favourite batsmen to watch when in full flight)
de Villiers (Just for his fielding)
Kapugedera (Always supported Kapugedera,maybe because he has a cool last name)
Bravo (Can alter the game with bat/ball/fielding, such an exciting player)
Johnson (Supported him since watching his Queensland debut)
Mendis (Most exciting spin bowler to watch in the world right now, I hope batsmen never work him out)
Mortaza (Gives his all, always looks threatening, the ulimate underdog pacemen)
Siddle (Brings some grunt back to fast bowling)


International Debutant
I'm not going to include any Zimbabweans this time.

Graeme Smith
Alastair Cook
Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Ross Taylor
Jesse Ryder
Moises Henriques
Brendan McCullum +
Jacob Oram
Daniel Vettori *
Tim Southee
Dale Steyn

I'd add Phil Hughes as a spare opener, Bryce McGain as back-up spinner and Andrew McDonald as a spare allrounder, as I can't really find room for them otherwise.


Mr. Glass
Virender Sehwag
Shahid Afridi
Sachin Tendulkar
Brian Lara
MS Dhoni
Albie Morkel
Lance Klusener
Shane Warne
Muthiah Muralitharan
Makhaya Ntini
James Anderson

12th man: Don Bradman :ph34r:


Cricketer Of The Year
Atherton (northern grit)
Smith (amazing journey while captain)
Langer (little fighter)
M Hussey (nice guy)
Ganguly (bit crazy)
Watson (cutest man alive)
Dhoni (quality, humble)
Swann (great in media)
Flintoff (God)
Lee (hilarious celebrations)
McGrath (chuntering)


Cricket Spectator
1. P Hughes - Absolute Gun
2. C Gayle - I love the way he hits the ball
3. R Ponting - Just the Master love the way he plays
4. S Tendulkar - He is just magic and its a blessing to watch him bat
5. M Clarke - Only because his girlfriend is really hot
6. AB De Villiers - Ever since he came up I have loved him and he is a gun fielder aswell as a good bat
7. M Boucher - Just the way he conducts himself at the crease he always seems to know how to bat in the right situation
8. M Johnson - Liked this kid ever since i first saw him playing for Queensland and he has only got better and now he is a WA boy.
9. Dale Steyn - Good attacking Fast bowler and the bowler i model myself around
10. Monty Panesar - Good spinner and love his enthusiasm
11. Ben Hilfenhaus - I dunno why but i just like him i think its the fact that he is a true aussie bogan
Unlucky to miss out: G Smith, Simon Katich, Micheal Hussey, Ross Taylor, Jesse Ryder