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Quiz Draft

Blakus

State Vice-Captain
I'll take the man almost universally considered by his peers as the greatest keeper ever.
Don Tallon

1.Eddie Barlow - 30 tests, 2516 runs @ 45.74, 40 wickets @ 34.05, 35 catches
2.Vijay Merchant - 10 tests, 859 runs @ 47.72, 7 catches
3.Greg Chappell - 87 tests, 7110 runs @ 53.86 , 47 wickets @ 40.7, 122 cathces
4.Denis Compton - 78 tests, 5807 runs @ 50.06, 25 wickets @ 56.44, 49 catches
5.Mahela Jayawardene - 130 tests, 10440 runs @ 51.17, 6 wickets @ 49.5, 184 catches
6.Martin Crowe - 77 tests, 5444 runs @ 45.36, 14 wickets @ 48.28, 71 catches
7.Vinoo Mankad - 44 tests, 2109 runs @ 31.47, 162 wickets @ 32.23, 33 catches
8.Ray Lindwall - 61 tests, 1502 runs @ 21.15, 228 wickets @ 23.03, 26 catches
9.Don Tallon - 21 tests, 394 runs @ 17.13, 50 catches, 8 Stumpings
10.Wes Hall - 48 tests, 818 runs @ 15.73, 192 wickets @ 26.38, 11 catches
11.Sydney Barnes - 27 tests, 242 runs @ 8.06, 189 wickets @ 16.43, 12 catches
 

Agent Nationaux

International Coach
To finish off my team, I want Dan Vettori.

Tug of War XI:

Gooch
Cook
Kanhai
Kallis
S Waugh (c)
Barrington
McCullum (wk)
Vettori
Akram
Gillespie
Asif

12th Man: Dean Jones

What a great team. Great captain, ATG openers, one of the best all-rounders ever, a great keeper and a brilliant bowling attack that offers a lot of variety. Also my team bats till no. 10.
 

weeman27bob

International Debutant
Average position in order:

Code:
KingKallis       2.91
honestbharani    3.36
GingerFurball    4.05
Spikey           4.55
kyear2	         5.73
Michaelf7777777  5.73
rvd619323	 9.18
marc7117         9.27
Pothas           9.50
morigeb         10.45
zaremba	        10.55
Somerset	11.45
weeman27bob	11.64
Eds	        11.68
Blakus	        13.82
Himanv          14.45
Agent Nationaux	16.41
Cabinet96	16.64
 

weeman27bob

International Debutant
I think there's some people who have done very well considering where they placed in that.

And some who haven't done quite as well.
 

Himannv

International Captain
14.45? I'll take that.

My team:

01. Bill Lawry
02. Conrad Hunte
03. Wally Hammond
04. Allan Border
05. Peter May
06. Stanley Jackson
07. Godfrey Evans+
08. Peter Pollock
09. Hugh Tayfield
10. Frank Tyson
11. Allan Donald
 

Cabinet96

Global Moderator
Jonathan Trott to finish things off.

My Final XI, yes I know it's pretty shoddy, but I did crap in the quiz rounds.

Graeme Smith*
Jonathan Trott
Mohammad Yousuf
AB de Villiers
Andy Flower +
Ian Bell
Stuart Broad (4)
Jim Laker (5)
Alec Bedser (3)
James Anderson (2)
Glen McGrath (1)
 

Himannv

International Captain
That's a cracking team for placing so low down on the lists.
Quite so. I'm actually very happy with this side on the whole and I'm fairly surprised with the team I ended up with considering how low I was placed..
 
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Agent Nationaux

International Coach
Jonathan Trott to finish things off.

My Final XI, yes I know it's pretty shoddy, but I did crap in the quiz rounds.

Graeme Smith*
Jonathan Trott
Mohammad Yousuf
AB de Villiers
Andy Flower +
Ian Bell
Stuart Broad (4)
Jim Laker (5)
Alec Bedser (3)
James Anderson (2)
Glen McGrath (1)
Personally I think that's a pretty good team.
 

kyear2

International Vice-Captain
14.45? I'll take that.

My team:

01. Bill Lawry
02. Conrad Hunte
03. Wally Hammond
04. Allan Border
05. Peter May
06. Stanley Jackson
07. Godfrey Evans+
08. Peter Pollock
09. Hugh Tayfield
10. Frank Tyson
11. Allan Donald
Really great team. Well selected.
 

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