Draft: The 40/30 Draft

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    Aislabie
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    There are plenty of drafts going on with complicated ways of selecting your teams, so I thought I'd go with a more "pure" kind of draft. Just an old-fashioned ordered draft where you're picking your own team. There are only two rules:
    • Nobody in your team can have played more than one Test innings at an average of over 40.
    • Nobody in your team can have taken more than one Test wicket at an average of under 30.
    This means no Sanath Jayasuriya (batting average of 40.07) and no Graeme Swann (bowling average of 29.96). You've got to look for players who might have outperformed their career numbers.

    Enjoy!

    Participants (maximum eight)
    1. @Aislabie
    2. @Parth D
    3. @Bevab
    4. @ahmedleo414
    5. @Akshay.
    6. @CerealKiller
    7. @Yash.
    Draft Order (courtesy of Random.org)
    1. @Aislabie - :eng: :bat: Alec Stewart
    2. @CerealKiller - :aus: :bat: Victor Trumper
    3. @Yash. - :ind: :ar: Vinoo Mankad
    4. @Bevab - :aus: :bat: Clem Hill
    5. @Akshay. - :eng: :ar: Andrew Flintoff
    6. @ahmedleo414 - :nzf: :ar: Daniel Vettori
    7. @Parth D - :ind: :wk: MS Dhoni
    8. @Parth D :ind: :bwl: Harbhajan Singh
    9. @ahmedleo414 - :saf: :bat: Faf du Plessis
    10. @Akshay. - :ind: :bwl: Ishant Sharma
    11. @Bevab - :ban: :ar: Shakib Al Hasan
    12. @Yash. - :eng: :ar: Frank Woolley
    13. @CerealKiller - :eng: :ar: Ben Stokes
    14. @Aislabie - :ind: :bwl: Dilip Doshi
    15. @CerealKiller :aus: :ar: Warwick Armstrong
    16. @Yash. - :aus: :ar: Jack Gregory
    17. @Bevab - :ind: :ar: Amar Singh
    18. @Akshay. - :wi: :ar: Learie Constantine
    19. @ahmedleo414 - :pak: :bat: Majid Khan
    20. @Parth D - :ind: :bat: Tiger Pataudi
    21. @Aislabie - :nzf: :wk: Brendon McCullum
    22. @Aislabie - :eng: :ar: David Allen
    23. @Parth D - :ind: :bwl: Zaheer Khan
    24. @ahmedleo414 - :eng: :bat: Michael Atherton
    25. @Akshay. - :ind: :bat: Wasim Jaffer
    26. @Bevab - :sri: :bat: Marvan Atapattu
    27. @Yash. - :eng: :bat: CB Fry
    28. @CerealKiller - :pak: :bwl: Yasir Shah
    29. @Yash. - :saf: :bwl: Sid Pegler
    30. @Bevab - :sri: :bat: Roy Dias
    31. @Akshay. - :sri: :bat: Arjuna Ranatunga
    32. @ahmedleo414 - :aus: :bwl: Nathan Lyon
    33. @Parth D - :ind: :ar: Ravi Shastri
    34. @Aislabie - :pak: :bwl: Sarfraz Nawaz
    35. @CerealKiller - :aus: :bwl: Geoff Lawson
    36. @CerealKiller - :eng: :wk: Alan Knott
    37. @Aislabie - :nzf: :ar: Colin de Grandhomme
    38. @Parth D - :ind: :bwl: Javagal Srinath
    39. @ahmedleo414 - :ind: :bwl: Umesh Yadav
    40. @Akshay. - :ind: :bat: Vijay Manjrekar
    41. @Bevab - :eng: :bwl: Matthew Hoggard
    42. @Yash. - :eng: :bwl: Steve Harmison
    43. @Bevab - :ind: :bwl: Erapilli Prasanna
    44. @Akshay. - :eng: :ar: Chris Woakes
    45. @ahmedleo414 - :aus: :bwl: Brett Lee
    46. @Parth D - :ind: :bat: Murali Vijay
    47. @Aislabie - :aus: :bat: Billy Murdoch
    48. @CerealKiller - :eng: :ar: Tom Hayward
    49. @Yash. - :ind: :ar: Lala Amarnath
    50. @Yash. - :nzf: :bwl: Ewen Chatfield
    51. @CerealKiller - :nzf: :bat: John Wright
    52. @Aislabie - :wi: :bwl: Corey Collymore
    53. @Parth D - :ind: :bwl: Srinivas Venkataraghavan
    54. @ahmedleo414 - :pak: :ar: Abdul Razzaq
    55. @Akshay. - :wi: :bwl: Alf Valentine
    56. @Bevab :eng: :bat: Keith Fletcher
    57. @Akshay. - :saf: :wk: Quinton de Kock
    58. @ahmedleo414 - :aus: :wk: Matthew Wade
    59. @Parth D - :ind: :ar: Irfan Pathan
    60. @Aislabie - :aus: :bat: Keith Stackpole
    61. @CerealKiller - :aus: :bwl: Peter Siddle
    62. @Yash. - :nzf: :ar: John Reid
    63. @Bevab - :nzf: :wk: BJ Watling
    64. @Bevab - :saf: :bat: Dean Elgar
    65. @Yash. - :sri: :bat: Dimuth Karunaratne
    66. @CerealKiller - :pak: :bat: Asad Shafiq
    67. @Aislabie - :aus: :bat: Peter Burge
    68. @Parth D - :ind: :bat: Sanjay Manjrekar
    69. @ahmedleo414 - :ire: :bat: Ed Joyce
    70. @Akshay. - :eng: :bat: Andy Sandham
    71. @ahmedleo414 - :nzf: :bat: Nathan Astle
    72. @Parth D - :ind: :bat: Chantu Borde
    73. @Aislabie - :eng: :bat: Bill Edrich
    74. @CerealKiller - :pak: :bwl: Abdul Qadir
    75. @Yash. - :wi: :wk: Jeff Dujon
    76. @Bevab
    77. @Akshay.
     
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  2. Parth D Planet Cricket's Sherlock Holmes

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    Might have time for this one given the simpler rules. :p
     
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    Same here
    I am in
     
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    Already only one spot left!
     
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    :eng: :bat: Alec Stewart
    Test stats - 8,463 runs @ 39.54 (15 centuries, best 190) in 133 matches
    First-class stats - 26,165 runs @ 40.06 (48 centuries, best 271*) in 447 matches

    Batting VARP (opener - specialist only) - +31.96%

    Alec Stewart was one of the best opening batsmen of his generation, averaging 46.70 as a specialist batsman throughout his Test career. The thing that stood between Stewart's greatness as an opening batsman and his chances of being remembered for it was his absolute dedication to the needs of his team. He turned himself into a high-class wicketkeeper mostly so that England could squeeze an extra batsman into their fragile team. When splitting his duties behind and in front of the stumps, he averaged more than ten runs fewer per innings, which ultimately dragged his career average a shade under 40.

    @Aislabie's XI so far:
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    @CerealKiller
     
  10. Yash. TPCL ² Management

    Yash.
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    That was my first pick... :spy
     
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    CerealKiller
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    Don't let his average of 39 fool you. Victor Trumper is one of the all-time greats. He was the most stylish and versatile batsman of the Golden Age of cricket, a batsman capable of incredible feats on wickets so treacherous that his contemporaries found them unplayable. This is also the reason for his relatively low average.

    CerealKiller’s XI
    1. :aus: Victor Trumper :bat:
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    @Yash.
     
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    Vinoo Mankad


    Statistics
    Tests:- 2109 runs @ 31.47 (5 100s, Best 231) and 162 wickets @ 32.32 (8 5WI, 2 10WM, BBI 8/52, BBM 13/131) in 44 test matches
    First Class:- 11591 runs @ 34.70 (26 100s, Best 231) and 782 wickets @ 24.53 (38 5WI, 9 10WM, BBI 8/35) in 233 matches

    Arguably, the greatest spin bowling all rounder India has ever produced. While his stats don't say much, it must be seen that he played in a weak Indian team which won only 5 of the 44 matches he played in. His all round prowess was shown in the Lord's test in 1952 when he made 72 and 184 while batting, and bowled 97 overs in the match taking 5 for 231. In the second innings, he went straight into bat, just after bowling 31 overs that day.

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    2. :ind: :ar: Vinoo Mankad
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    @Bevab
     
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    I shall go with :aus:Clem Hill, who has a batting average of 39.21 and is the highest run-scorer of the pre World War I era. Hill was another 'victim' of the rough playing conditions of his time which resulted in his comparatively low average (the average runs per wicket was around 26 in this era, for comparison the 1920s and 1930s all had averages well above 30). Those who watched him have no doubt over his immense ability though and many argue that he was better than his compatriot Trumper who was aesthetically more pleasing without any doubt. He was excellent on the hard pitches of his country and revelled in back foot punches that were blessed with superb placement and also the power required to score at the pace he often did. One of the quickest run-scorers in test history, he shall bat at three and use his excellent footwork and powerful strokes to tackle any bowler.

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    3. :aus::bat:Clem Hill
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    @Akshay. to pick next.
     
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    Akshay.
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    :eng: :ar: Andrew Flintoff

    Statistics
    Tests:- 3845 runs @ 31.77 (5 100s, Best 167) and 226 wickets @ 32.78 (3 5WI BBI 8/156) in 79 tests
    First Class:- 9027 runs @ 33.80 (15 100s, Best 167) and 350 wickets @ 31.59 (4 5WI, BBI 5/24) in 183 matches

    Cricinfo- "Stats don't show is his presence, and the uplifting effect that Flintoff at his finest had on his team-mates"
    Freddie Flintoff is my first pick
    He is one of the best all-rounders and impact players

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    @ahmedleo414
     
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