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  • Hayden-Sehwag

    4 57.14%
  • Hayden-Cook

    3 42.86%
  • Hayden-Smith

    1 14.29%
  • Sehwag-Cook

    1 14.29%
  • Sehwag-Smith

    1 14.29%
  • Cook-Smith

    2 28.57%
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Thread: Best TEST XI and ODI XI

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    Neo's Test XI


    ML Hayden
    GC Smith
    R Dravid
    RT Ponting (Captain)
    SR Tendulkar
    JH Kallis
    K Sangakkara (WK)
    SM Pollock
    SK Warne
    M Muralitharan
    GD McGrath



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    4 ODI and 4 Test teams so far. Orejeevan, vadapav please put up your Test teams as well and thedarkaxe, Neo, please put up your ODI teams as well.

    Others who are interested, do join in and post so we can take this forward.

    punit- odi , test
    Orejeevan- odi?
    vadapav- odi
    T2- odi, test
    thedarkaxe- test
    neo- test
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    Quote Originally Posted by Terminator 2 View Post
    4 ODI and 4 Test teams so far. Orejeevan, vadapav please put up your Test teams as well and thedarkaxe, Neo, please put up your ODI teams as well.

    Others who are interested, do join in and post so we can take this forward.

    punit- odi , test
    Orejeevan- odi?
    vadapav- odi
    T2- odi, test
    thedarkaxe- test
    neo- test



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    My Test XI (outside sub-continent)
    Sunil Gavaskar
    Geoffrey Boycott
    Rahul Dravid
    Sachin Tendulkar
    Brian Lara
    Jacques Kallis
    Mark Boucher (wk)
    Imran Khan (c)
    Kapil Dev
    Ian Botham
    Richard Hadlee
    Johnty Rhodes (12th Man)
    Coach : Bob Simpson
    Squad of 15 to include Alistair Cook , Micheal Clarke & Shane Warne

    Did not choose a spinner .....1 or 2 of the batsmen can do that ....Team bats I thru XI I don't think this team can ever be all out ! & I guess they can bowl out any team !
    Bench includes replacement opener , middle order batsman & a bowler/spinner
    Last edited by black__cop; 12-28-2013 at 06:40 PM.

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    My ODI XI (outside sub-continent)
    Sachin Tendulkar
    Saurav Ganguly
    Ricky Ponting (c)
    Vivian Richards
    Micheal Bevan
    Adam Gilchrist (wk)
    Shaun Pollock
    Wasim Akram
    Waqar Younis
    Glen McGrath
    Muthaiah Muralitharan
    Herschelle Gibbs (12th Man)
    Coach : Bob Woolmer
    Squad of 15 to include Kumar Sangakkara , Mahela Jayawardene & Brett Lee
    Chose 1 spinner cos he can turn it on glass also .....
    Bench includes 1 top order & 1 middle order batsman along with a bowler
    Last edited by black__cop; 12-28-2013 at 06:47 PM.

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    My T-20 XI (outside sub-continent)
    Chris Gayle
    Brendon Mcullum
    Virat Kohli
    AB DeVilliers (wk)
    MS Dhoni (c)
    Lance Klusner
    Chris Cairns
    Chris Harris
    Saeed Ajmal
    Dale Steyn
    Anil Kumble
    David Warner (12th Man)
    Coach : Stephen Fleming
    Squad to include Shahid Afridi , Jesse Ryder & Joel Garner
    3 all-rounders , 3 frontline bowlers (all hard to score off) along with 2 spinners ......all bases coverd ...
    Bench includes a bowler who can bat , batsman who can bowl & a legend from a different era
    Last edited by black__cop; 12-28-2013 at 06:50 PM.

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    My Test XI (in sub-continent)
    Gordon Greenidge
    Desmond Haynes
    Kumar Sangakkara
    Mahela Jayawardane
    Shivnarine Chanderpaul
    Gary Sobers
    Ian Healy (wk)
    Shane Warne (c)
    Courtley Ambrose
    Courtney Walsh
    Muthaiah Muralitharan
    AB Devilliers (12th Man)
    Coach : Steve Waugh
    Squad to unclude Virendar Sehwag , Harbhajan Singh & Wasim Akram
    fearsome openers , solid middle order , world class all-rounder , world class keeper , nice bowling
    Bench includes 3 players tremendously successful in sub-continent conditions
    Last edited by black__cop; 12-28-2013 at 06:54 PM.

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    My ODI XI (in sub-continent)
    Sanath Jayasuriya
    Sachin Tendulkar
    Inzamam-Ul-Haq
    Aravinda De-Silva
    Arjuna Ranatunga (c)
    Micheal Bevan
    MS Dhoni (wk)
    Chaminda Vaas
    Malcolm Marshall
    Anil Kumble
    Muthaiah Muralitharan
    Allan Border (12th Man)
    Coach : Gary Kirsten
    Squad to include Mohammed Azharuddin , Saleem Malik & Micheal Holding
    lethal opening pair, suited middle order for sub-continent , some part time bowling options available & nice bowling
    Bench includes 2 successful batsman & captians in sub-continent would have played more if not for match fixing issues! a legend from different era
    Last edited by black__cop; 12-28-2013 at 06:57 PM.

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    My T-20 XI (in sub-contient)
    Tilekaratne Dilshan
    Mike Hussey
    Eoin Morgan (wk)
    Yuvraj Singh
    MS Dhoni (c)
    Shakib Al Hassan
    Shahid Afridi
    Saeed Ajmal
    Morne Morkel
    Lasith Malinga
    Zaheer Khan
    Suresh Raina (12th Man)
    Coach : Andy Flower
    Squad to include Virat Kohli , Albie Morkel and Ryan Ten Doeschate
    savvy bowling , decent fielding , batting --- lots of IPL & intnl T-20 experience here ...
    bench includes gr8 picks for sub-continent conditions ...
    Last edited by black__cop; 12-28-2013 at 07:04 PM.

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    Based on the responses so far (except black_cop who picked players retired before 2000), I have added a poll for Best Test openers.
    Hasta la vista, baby. I'll be back.

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    Openers stats to help you decide:

    Hayden:
    Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave S.R 100 50 Ct
    103 184 14 8625 380 50.73 60.10 30 29 128
    Last edited by Terminator 2; 08-12-2014 at 02:16 AM.
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    Sehwag:
    Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave S.R 100 50 Ct
    104 180 6 8586 319 49.34 82.23 23 32 91
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