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ODI World Cup Draft | R11: Best of the rest

Discussion in 'Cricket Discussion' started by Rebel2k18, Oct 1, 2018.

  1. Rebel2k18 Administrator

    Rebel2k18
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    Okay we had these some 5-6 years ago on this site and it was real fun then so let's see if these are popular now. As the world cup is near why not have a world cup draft! We had one earlier and it was super awesome. This is just for fun and also to learn a bit more about cricket world cup history and the players we might not know. I will need around 8 to 10 people who can make their picks.

    The aim is to get the best XI of the world cup history. So, only world cup performances of the players will matter here. There will be a limit of one player per country till the last round to make it more interesting. A player must have played at least 3 world cup matches to qualify. When you make a pick, try and add his pics and a little writeup as to why you picked him and maybe also highlight his special world cup moments. There will be a 24 hour time limit for each pick.

    We will have 11 rounds in all, one player per round. In the last round you can pick a player from any country from the remaining ones.

    This will be an ordered draft. I will let you know the order once we have the signups. You will need to do a lot of research too and then pick. That is the best thing about this. Make sure you have a balanced XI! One wicket keeper is a must, and his batting stats as a wicket keeper only will count. Players in their correct batting positions will earn you more points too. Maybe we can also have a virtual sim league at the end to determine who picked the best side!

    Signups
    Rebel2k18
    El Loco
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    Ashutosh.
    PresidentEvil
    AliB
    CerealKiller
    Bigby Wolf
    Manish.
    Kumbis

    Draft order:

    Round 1: Australia
    Kumbis - Adam Gilchrist
    Rebel2k18 - Ricky Ponting
    Manish. - Michael Clarke
    PresidentEvil - Glenn McGrath
    CerealKiller - Matthew Hayden
    Perfect Square - Shane Warne
    Bigby Wolf - Mitchell Starc
    Ashutosh. - Brett Lee
    AliB - Mark Waugh
    El Loco - Steve Waugh

    Round 2: Bangladesh
    El Loco - Shakib Al Hasan
    AliB - Mahmudullah
    Ashutosh. - Mashrafe Mortaza
    Bigby Wolf - Mushfiqur Rahim
    Perfect Square - Abdur Razzak
    CerealKiller - Tamim Iqbal
    PresidentEvil - Minhajul Abedin
    Manish. - Rubel Hossain
    Rebel2k18 - Khaled Mahmud
    Kumbis - Mohammad Rafique

    Round 3: England
    Manish. - Graham Gooch
    Bigby Wolf - Sir Ian Botham
    Kumbis - Joe Root
    Perfect Square - Kevin Pietersen
    El Loco - Andrew Flintoff
    PresidentEvil - Allan Lamb
    CerealKiller - Mike Gatting
    Rebel2k18 - Chris Old
    AliB - Jonathan Trott
    Ashutosh. - Ian Bell

    Round 4: India
    Ashutosh.- Sachin Tendulkar
    AliB - Sourav Ganguly
    Rebel2k18 - Yuvraj Singh
    CerealKiller - Zaheer Khan
    PresidentEvil - Rahul Dravid
    El Loco - Anil Kumble
    Perfect Square - MS Dhoni
    Kumbis - Virender Sehwag
    Bigby Wolf - Kapil Dev
    Manish. - Virat Kohli

    Round 5: New Zealand
    Bigby Wolf - Martin Crowe
    Rebel2k18 - Shane Bond
    CerealKiller - Tim Southee
    Manish. - Brendon McCullum
    AliB - Scott Styris
    Ashutosh. - Martin Guptill
    Kumbis - Trent Boult
    PresidentEvil - Glenn Turner
    El Loco - Richard Hadlee
    Perfect Square - Geoff Allott

    Round 6: Pakistan
    Perfect Square - Wasim Akram
    El Loco - Javed Miandad
    PresidentEvil - Imran Khan
    Kumbis - Shoaib Akhtar
    Ashutosh. - Mushtaq Ahmed
    AliB - Umar Gul
    Manish. - Shahid Afridi
    CerealKiller - Saqlain Mushtaq
    Rebel2k18 - Abdul Qadir
    Bigby Wolf - Saeed Anwar

    Round 7: Srilanka
    Rebel2k18 - Kumar Sangakkara
    CerealKiller - Muttiah Muralitharan
    PresidentEvil - Chaminda Vaas
    Bigby Wolf - Aravinda Da Silva
    Manish. - Lasith Malinga
    El Loco - Sanath Jayasuirya
    Kumbis - Mahela Jayawardene
    AliB - Ajantha Mendis
    Ashutosh. - Arjuna Ranatunga
    Perfect Square - Tillakaratne Dilshan

    Round 8: South Africa
    Cereal Killer - AB de Villiers
    Ashutosh. - Jacques Kallis
    AliB - Imran Tahir
    Kumbis - Allan Donald
    El Loco - Gary Kirsten
    Manish. - Lance Klusener
    Bigby Wolf - Herschelle Gibbs
    PresidentEvil - Shaun Pollock
    Perfect Square - Morne Morkel
    Rebel2k18 - Andrew Hudson

    Round 9: West Indies
    AliB - Vivian Richards
    Bigby Wolf - Andy Roberts
    Ashutosh. - Ramnaresh Sarwan
    El Loco - Michael Holding
    Manish. - Courtney Walsh
    Perfect Square - Brian Lara
    Kumbis - Shivnarine Chanderpaul
    CerealKiller - Ridley Jacobs
    Rebel2k18 - Clive Lloyd
    PresidentEvil - Curtley Ambrose

    Round 10: Others
    PresidentEvil - Neil Johnson
    Rebel2k18 - John Davison
    CerealKiller - Brendan Taylor
    Kumbis - Ryan ten Doeschate
    Perfect Square - Sean Williams
    Manish. - Shaiman Anwar
    El Loco - Andy Flower
    Ashutosh. - Tatenda Taibu
    Bigby Wolf - Paul Strang
    AliB - Niall O'Brien

    Round 11: Best of the rest
    Kumbis - Andrew Symonds
    PresidentEvil - Brad Hogg
    Perfect Square - David Boon
    Manish. - Daniel Vettori
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    Bigby Wolf
    El Loco
    AliB
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    One more and we can get this underway.
     
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    I have put the order, remember one pick at a time and only pick when it is your turn. This won't be a like a draft in the cricket leagues. This will be a slow and steady thing. Make sure you put your best effort in the writeups and mention WC stats of the player so that we know why you picked a particular player. I have tried to be fair to everyone in that order which is random at the odd round and then follows snake order for the even ones.

    @Kumbis you can get us started with the first Australian player!
     
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    :aus: Australia


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    Adam Gilchrist, after his 'Hurricane' knock against Srilanka in the 2007WC final.


    Adam Gilchrist
    The Aggressor, Risk taker, Demon Slogger those names are not enough for this Australian cricket rockstar. Gilly is my opening wicketkeeper batsman. The way he smashed opening bowlers in the past is the most murderous sloggfest! I take him in my team for quick starts, proper balance and wicketkeeping. Gilly was the Rockstar for Australia in the finals. Churchy has played in three World Cups for Australia, and each time the side has won the tournament. The main aim of Adam Gilchrist in all world cup matches is to use batting powerplay. In the 1999 final, against Pakistan, Gilchrist scor-
    -ed 54 from 36 balls. The way he treated Shoaib Akhtar in the final was great to see as a cricket fan. I still remember that upper cut he played against Shoaib Akhar in the 1999 WC final. In the 2003 final against India, he scored 57 from 48 balls, which was enough for demoralizing young Indian bowlers and foundation to built a mamouth score. In 2007 WC, Gilchrist scored 149 off 104 against Sri Lanka in the final thrashing Srilankan triumph cards Chaminda Vass and Muttaih Murali-
    -tharan with disdane. Gilchrist's 149 is the highest score in a World Cup final. Gilly also hold the record for most catches by a wicket-keeper in a single World Cup and 8 sixes in an innings.


    Adam Gilchrist's records in the World Cup :

    M: 31
    Runs: 1,085 @ 36.16
    SR : 98.01
    HS: 149
    MotM: 12

    Kumbis's WC XI :

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    Ricky Ponting
    No Indian can forget that 140 runs not out innings by Ponting in the 2003 WC final. He broke over a billion hearts that day. What a batsman! He is the highest run scorer for Australia in the world cups with over 1700 runs and only next to Sachin Tendulkar in the most runs chart in the world cups. He has 5 centuries in the world cups and again only Sachin has more (6). What makes Ricky Ponting even more special is his captaincy. He is the best captain ever in the world cup history which is evident from the fact that he has lost only 2 matches of the 29 he has captained. A win percentage of over 90 is something no other captain has been able to achieve! A very safe pair of hands and a live wire on the field. Ricky Ponting walks into my All time WC XI at number 3. He is also my captain!

    M: 46
    Inns: 42
    NO: 4
    Runs: 1743 @ 45.86
    HS: 140*
    50s: 6, 100s: 5
    MotM: 3

    Rebel2k18's WC XI -

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    3. Ricky Ponting (c)
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