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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby raja » Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:50 pm

louie_db9 wrote:
BoyCaught30 wrote:
I shall select whom I please.

How many tests did you play? I could select you


Damn! He was penciled in as my number 11


You really thought Ranji would last till round 11?

Come on, he could easily be a first-round pick here and I wouldn't bat an eyelid.

I didn't want him - but that's because I somehow don't like the guy.

Not a comment on his batting quality though.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby raja » Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:58 pm

Ok, there are 2 greats who haven't been picked yet.

I won't be picking either, but I'm pretty sure at least one of them will get picked in the next round.

I do expect both to be picked in this draft though - otherwise I'll feel bad for them.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby raja » Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:00 pm

There are more than 2 greats - I can think of a few others, but these 2 should really get picked.
If they are not picked at the end of the draft, I'm going to beg Ted to change the rules and allow me to pick them myself.
I can't bear to see them unpicked. -)

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby afghankhan » Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:30 pm

raja wrote:
afghankhan wrote:I didn't know that.

Surprised since the FC tournament Ranji trophy is named after him if I am not wrong? One would think such views could be unpopular.

He probably went with the mainstream popular views. I imagine he would not have been allowed to play for Eng or play FC cricket in Eng if he was pro independence. I don't even think the independence movement was at it's peak in his time, but I could be wrong..


Oh, the independence movement was much later.

The thing is, Ranji was royalty - and though he got racist treatment in England at least initially (in fact he used the name "Smith" to cover his Indian origin), he did get educated there and spent many years there till he returned to India to take over as prince of Nawanagar. By the way, this is a complicated story - he was apparently not even the heir to the throne, but he played some tricks to get the throne.

(There's a very dark side to Ranji's character - I myself got to know it much later in my life when I read a book on him. For many, he's just a great cricketer - but he was even accused of assassination! Even how he financed his education in England is dubious.)

Anyway, coming back to the freedom movement. It gained momentum after 1915, when Gandhiji returned to India. By then Ranji's playing days were over and he was prince in India. As prince, he was close to the British Viceroy and other British high-ranking officials. He needed their support for his own good.

So he wasn't supportive at all of the freedom movement. That would have put his relations with the British at risk.

All in all, he seems to have been a shady character and quite an unscrupulous person.

But yes, he was a fine batsman - and when he died in 1933, a trophy was named to commemorate him. Those were still British Raj times - so it made sense. Had he opposed the British, it wouldn't have happened.


One shady dude :) Maybe I make him Captain and lay out some assassination plans against other team best players before games :lmao:

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby louie_db9 » Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:49 pm

raja wrote:
louie_db9 wrote:
Damn! He was penciled in as my number 11


You really thought Ranji would last till round 11?

Come on, he could easily be a first-round pick here and I wouldn't bat an eyelid.

I didn't want him - but that's because I somehow don't like the guy.

Not a comment on his batting quality though.


I was taking about Misty :D

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Leo » Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:38 am

Whatever we say, according to Ted rules; officially still he has 8 hours time :).

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby TedWard » Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:52 am

I completely missed AKs post. Will post within the hour - gotta go get ready first.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby TedWard » Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:30 am

I'll go with Brad Hodge.

Which leaves my line up looking like this.

1. Arthur Morris
2. Keith Stackpole
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5. Brad Hodge
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7. Les Ames
8. Colin Miller
9. Mitchel Starc
10. Andy Roberts
11. Stuart MacGill

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Misty » Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:40 am

This draft moving Very fast
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby raja » Thu Jan 19, 2017 11:22 am

Charles Macartney - one of the two greats I was talking about

Bill Edrich - known for his courage

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My team will have batsmen with flair, courage, those who can pile up runs on good wickets, but even more importantly, those who can bat on the most difficult of wickets too. Both the above batsmen fit right in, alongwith Trumper, Merchant, Noble, Faulkner and the others

The team's shaping up nicely.

Both the above, by the way, could also bowl very effectively. Macartney with his left-arm spin and Edrich with his medium pace, which at times was actually really quick!

Just realised I have Barnes & Noble in my side. :-)

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby raja » Thu Jan 19, 2017 11:22 am

Over to you, Ted

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Misty » Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:11 pm

raja wrote:Charles Macartney - one of the two greats I was talking about

Bill Edrich - known for his courage

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My team will have batsmen with flair, courage, those who can pile up runs on good wickets, but even more importantly, those who can bat on the most difficult of wickets too. Both the above batsmen fit right in, alongwith Trumper, Merchant, Noble, Faulkner and the others

The team's shaping up nicely.

Both the above, by the way, could also bowl very effectively. Macartney with his left-arm spin and Edrich with his medium pace, which at times was actually really quick!

Just realised I have Barnes & Noble in my side. :-)

Well good pick but we have others with better Average still at Large but Bills cousin, John, terrific player, who still hold record (of 52 fours) in his 310* ( & 5 sixes) vs Helpless NZ. I wonder how many 4's hit by Lara (400*) Hayden (380*) and Lara (375*) in test innings

238 runs out of 310 in 52 hits of 4, really wow for test cricket, Salute to John Enrich.
Besides 5 sixes =238
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby raja » Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:55 pm

Misty wrote:
raja wrote:Charles Macartney - one of the two greats I was talking about

Bill Edrich - known for his courage

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My team will have batsmen with flair, courage, those who can pile up runs on good wickets, but even more importantly, those who can bat on the most difficult of wickets too. Both the above batsmen fit right in, alongwith Trumper, Merchant, Noble, Faulkner and the others

The team's shaping up nicely.

Both the above, by the way, could also bowl very effectively. Macartney with his left-arm spin and Edrich with his medium pace, which at times was actually really quick!

Just realised I have Barnes & Noble in my side. :-)

Well good pick but we have others with better Average still at Large but Bills cousin, John, terrific player, who still hold record (of 52 fours) in his 310* ( & 5 sixes) vs Helpless NZ. I wonder how many 4's hit by Lara (400*) Hayden (380*) and Lara (375*) in test innings

238 runs out of 310 in 52 hits of 4, really wow for test cricket, Salute to John Enrich.
Besides 5 sixes =238


If we had to pick on average alone, we could as well have just run a cricinfo stats query and picked the whole draft mechanically.

For me, there's much more to a player than his batting average. If a person judges a batsman like Trumper by his batting average, he really doesn't know anything about cricket history.

Except for Harris and Bishop, every other player I've picked is from before my time so I can only go by what I have read or heard about them. I've looked at a lot more than just average (batting or bowling). And it's not just his cricinfo profile - even that often fails to do justice to players.

Am not saying my team is the best. Others have picked very good teams too. For me, as long as we have fun picking players, especially players from yesteryear, the draft is a success.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Boycs » Thu Jan 19, 2017 6:15 pm

I was looking at edrich for a while too. Don't know macartney so well

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby TedWard » Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:01 pm

I'm holding this game up, sorry. Stuart Law at 3.
Stack loads of runs in England and Australia - just one test match appearance.

1. Arthur Morris
2. Keith Stackpole
3. Stuart Law
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8. Colin Miller
9. Mitchel Starc
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby afghankhan » Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:45 pm

Surprised he has not been picked yet.
Bill Johnston
A man that could bowl both Pace and spin.
160 wickets at 23.91

Played for Australia from 1947 to 55.

Will suit my attack of Akthar, Procter, Bill O Reiley and Ben Stokes pretty well.
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Boycs » Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:27 pm

That makes it my go yes? Two seconds

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Boycs » Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:30 pm

Warwick Windridge Armstrong

50 Tests exactly. 2863 runs at 38.68, six hundreds. 87 wickets at 33.59. in FC matches he scored over 16,000 runs at an anerage exceeding 46, with a best of 303*, and took over 830 wickets at 19.71 a-piece. "The larger than life Armstrong gained dual reputations as a brilliantly enigmatic all-rounder and a player who flouted officialdom throughout his career" Armstrong serves as my all-rounder, and though he had experience batting at all the positions between 4th and 7th, he slots in at 7 for me, where he averaged over fifty and scored two of his hundreds.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby afghankhan » Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:33 pm

Good pick. Good all round cricketer.
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Verity » Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:12 pm

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Misty » Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:37 am

Thanks Raja on Feedback about certain selection

I picked one of Finest Fielder of my time, he was born in Zimbabwe but played for SOA.No test team Completed without Finest Cover Fielder who can saved 35 runs per Innings.

Colin Bland test batting Average was 49.08 with 3 century and 9 half century who took 67 catches in first class cricket and also scored 1669 runs in test matches.

Bulawayo-born Colin Bland will go down in cricket history as one of the greatest cover fielders. He combined speed, perfect balance and a quite exceptional throwing arm, and thrilled spectators and intimidated opposing batsmen in equal measure. Even in the modern era, when outstanding fielders are more commonplace, Bland would have stood out. He honed his skills by endless practice throwing at a single stump, and later on he used this to show off his skills to the public during team fielding sessions . Much as was the case with Jonty Rhodes in the 1990s, even if Bland did not perform with the bat, he was worth an extra 20-30 runs for his fielding alone. But he could bat, even if he was often undone by a tendency to try and loft the ball bacl over the bowler's head. In 1963-64 in Australia he scored 126 at Sydney, ending the series with 367 runs at 61.16, and followed with 207 runs at 69.00 in New Zealand. Against England in 1964-65 he was again at his best, hammering 144 at Johannesburg and his 572 runs came at 71.50. In England the following summer he made 906 runs, including 286 at 47.66 in the three Tests. On that tour, which was South Africa's last series against England for 29 years, Bland's fielding was a revelation wherever he went, and his run-outs of Ken Barrington and Jim Parks at Lord's turned the match. His Test career ended tragically at Johannesburg against Australia in 1966-67, when he crashed into a boundary fence while chasing the ball, badly damaging his left knee. In domestic cricket he was no less popular, and equally effective. In 1967-68 he smashed 197 in three hours for Rhodesia against Border in a low-scoring match on a poor wicket which highlighted his class. He was also a very useful medium-fast right-arm bowler who was probably underused.
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Verity » Fri Jan 20, 2017 3:14 am

GREG MATTHEWS

Specialist number 7, averages 45.61 at number 7, only behind Adam Gilchrist who averaged 46.45 in the position.

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Bill Ponsford - Opening Batsmen - Batting Avg 48.22
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Steven Smith - Batsmen - Batting Avg 60.12
Clyde Walcott (wk) - Batsmen - Batting Avg 56.68
Andrew Symonds - Allrounder - Batting Avg 40.61
Greg Matthews - Allrounder - Batting Avg 41.08
Harold Larwood - Fast Bowler - Bowling Avg 28.35
Hedley Verity - SLAO Bowler - Bowling Avg 24.37
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Misty » Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:48 am

1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th
Raja Syd Barnes Victor Trumper Vijay Merchant Aubrey Faulkner Ryan Harris Ian Bishop Monty Noble Charles Macartney Bill Edrich 10 11
Ted Andy Roberts Stuart MacGill Les Ames (wk) Arthur Morris Mitchell Starc Colin Miller Keith Stackpole Brad Hodge Stuart Law 10 11
Afghankhan Barry Richards Shoaib Akhtar Bill O'Reilly Mike Procter Ben Stokes Vijay Hazare Clem Hill Ranji Bill Johnston 10 11
BoyCaught30 Glenn Turner Jim Laker Farokh Engineer (wk) Sid Barnes Fred Spofforth Fazal Mahmood Angus Fraser Murray Goodwin Warwick Armstrong 10 11
Misty Everton Weekes Clarrie Grimmett Vinoo Mankad Saeed Ajmal Trevor Goddard Conrad Hunte Charlie Turner John Waite (wk) Colin Bland 10 11
Verity Clyde Walcott(wk) Steve Smith Hedley Verity Bill Ponsford Andrew Symonds Wesley Hall Charlie Griffith Harold Larwood Greg Matthews 10 11
Louie_db9 George Headley Vernon Philander Johnny Briggs Colin Croft Stan McCabe Bruce Mitchell Sarfaraz Ahmed (wk) Bill Woodfull Jack Gregory 10 11
GoingSouth R Ashwin John Snow Kiran More(wk) Saqlain Mushtaq Maurice Leyland Lindsay Hassett Tamim Iqbal Warren Bardsley Terry Alderman 10 11
Super Graeme Pollock Alan Davidson Quinton de Kock(wk) Frank Tyson Bob Cowper Kagiso Rabada Cheteshwar Pujara Colin Blythe Dennis Amiss 10 11
Leo A D Nourse G A Lohmann Shane Bond Shakib Al Hasan Eddie Paynter BJ Watling (wk) Neil Adcock David Houghton Douglas Jardine Bruce Reid 11
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Misty » Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:01 am

Going south,
Who is better pick?
Murray Goodwin
Or
Stuart Law
?
Law played only innings in test 54 not out
But 27000 FC runs.

Goodwin I do not know much about him.
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Boycs » Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:03 am

Goodwin obviously :P

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Verity » Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:05 am

Misty wrote:Going south,
Who is better pick?
Murray Goodwin
Or
Stuart Law
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Law played only innings in test 54 not out
But 27000 FC runs.

Goodwin I do not know much about him.


you would lose votes from people selecting a bloke with no proven Test record like Law, quality player though.
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Misty » Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:04 am

Cricinfo says his strike rate but not Average.
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby raja » Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:06 am

Misty wrote:Cricinfo says his strike rate but not Average.

That's because he wasn't dismissed.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby raja » Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:07 am

Louie_db9, your turn.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby louie_db9 » Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:44 pm

Jack Gregory, Australia, 24 Tests

Left handed batsman, 1146 runs at an average of 36.96 with 2 centuries and 7 half centuries in 34 innings

Right arm fast bowler, 85 wickets at an average of 31.15 with 4 5 wicket hauls

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby raja » Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:33 pm

Jack Gregory is a very good pick. I remember I'd picked him in the last draft we'd played.

GS, your turn.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Going South » Fri Jan 20, 2017 6:55 pm

Terry Alderman

The Australian who bowled like a traditional English swing bowler, bowling stumps to stumps, revelled for accuracy and pin point precision. He took 42 wickets at 21.26 in 1981 (no Australian has taken more in an Ashes series). Back in England, it was back to business, with 41 wickets at 17.36 in 1989. He also did pretty well in Australia in 1990-91, however, with 16 wickets at 26.75. He took 100 Ashes wickets in total at just 21.17 apiece. He is Graham Gooch’s nemesis. Against his fast-medium out-swingers and off-cutters, Gooch struggled so much against him he asked to be dropped.

In 1981, Alderman's 42 wickets is the record for the most wickets taken in a series without taking 10 wickets in a match. He was named as a Wisden Cricketer of the Year in the Almanack's 1982 edition. :up:

41 test caps, 170 wickets, 2.72 economy, 27 average, 15 five wicket hauls, one 10 wicket hawl. Pretty decent bowler indeed.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby SuperGLS » Fri Jan 20, 2017 7:06 pm

Dennis Amiss
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Boycs » Fri Jan 20, 2017 7:09 pm

Indeed. Did wonder why he didn't play more. Selected late in life?

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Boycs » Fri Jan 20, 2017 7:14 pm

And sorry I can't see on my phone who's go it is

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby afghankhan » Fri Jan 20, 2017 7:23 pm

Next is Leo.

Did consider Dennis Amiss, but he has a terrible Ashes record.
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2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Going South » Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:24 pm

BoyCaught30 wrote:Indeed. Did wonder why he didn't play more. Selected late in life?

Terry alderman ? He got banned 3 prime years as he went and played against saffers when there was a ban due to apartheid.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Verity » Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:44 pm

afghankhan wrote:Next is Leo.

Did consider Dennis Amiss, but he has a terrible Ashes record.


Same I just couldnt pick someone that averaged 15 v Australia after 11 Tests
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Boycs » Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:49 pm

Ouch!

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Leo » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:14 am

Douglas Robert Jardine (England)
Bruce Anthony Reid (Australia)
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Misty » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:19 am

Bruce Reid great picks
1980 Zimbabwe's D.Ebrahim scored 3 scores of 71 in side 4 test which followed with 94 in the next test.he was pramote to vice captain of Zimbabwe.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby raja » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:26 am

Amiss-Lillee is right up there with Morris-Bedser as the tormented-tormentor duo of Test cricket.
Amiss was very prolific against India (have nightmares of him in 1974, 1975 World Cup, 1976-77).
And he had ONE outstanding year - 1974.
Most of his hundreds were big hundreds - 150+.

But yes, his Ashes record stands against him and prevents him from being clubbed with the greats. Otherwise his record is impressive.

He will always also be remembered for his brave innings of 203 at the Oval in 1976, against a rampaging Windies attack. Holding was knocking batsmen down like ninepins at the other end. Only Amiss stood up to him - that was some innings, though the wicket was batsman-friendly.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby raja » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:28 am

I liked Alderman because he did brilliantly in the series that really mattered - the Ashes. :-)
Somehow Jimmy Anderson reminds me a lot of him.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby raja » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:30 am

Misty wrote:Bruce Reid great picks

Agree. Dangerous, wicket-taking bowler. Would have picked up loads of more wickets if he hadn't been SO injury-prone.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby raja » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:33 am

Good to see we went through an entire round without polluting it with Asians. :-)

Super, your turn. Followed by GS.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Boycs » Sat Jan 21, 2017 8:33 am

Are we presenting our teams at the end of this in this thread or another?

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Leo » Sat Jan 21, 2017 9:18 am

^^ Should be another
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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Misty » Sat Jan 21, 2017 9:44 am

raja wrote:
Going South wrote:No. There is no such player like Goodwin exists.
It's just Boycaught30's prank on raja.


Haha.

He was a fine player for Sussex. And oh, for Zimbabwe too.

But AK is right - Goodwin wasn't on my radar at all. And probably not on Ted's either.

So if Boycs30 had picked Ranji this round, he would have had a very good chance of picking Goodwin in his next round. :-)


In case if we play Draft again in 2017 (or in 2018),Do you think we can selects anyone AGAIN from 2017 Draft?
1980 Zimbabwe's D.Ebrahim scored 3 scores of 71 in side 4 test which followed with 94 in the next test.he was pramote to vice captain of Zimbabwe.

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Boycs » Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:16 am

Of course. Each draft is separate

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Re: 2017 TEST DRAFT (50 cap limit)

Postby Boycs » Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:18 am

I doubt there's many significant players that haven't been selected at some point in one of our drafts.

****** being of course the best selection I ever made :P