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Re: All Time Bad Teams.

Postby Gingerfinch » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:23 pm

Hilditch for Dyson?

Murray Bennett was dire as well.
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Postby Gingerfinch » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:24 pm

Ritchie averaged 35, which was decent back then.
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Re: All Time Bad Teams.

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:27 pm

I've got 12 in the team. I meant to delete him!
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Re: All Time Bad Teams.

Postby ianp1970 » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:44 pm

A quick glance through Cricinfo gave me this XI:

Smith S.
Kerr
Wiener
Chappell T.
Veletta
Rixon
Beard
Gilbert
Bennett
Matthews C.
Mallett

Of which I remember about 3 !!
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Re: All Time Bad Teams.

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:48 pm

I think Steven Smith was a one day player.

Trevor Chappell is a good pick.
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Re: All Time Bad Teams.

Postby Arthur Crabtree » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:49 pm

Gingerfinch wrote:Hilditch for Dyson?

Murray Bennett was dire as well.


Hilditch averaged 38! In the eighties at least.
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Postby Arthur Crabtree » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:51 pm

Arthur Crabtree wrote:I think Steven Smith was a one day player.



Nope, played three Tests v WI!
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Re: All Time Bad Teams.

Postby Gingerfinch » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:52 pm

A 1980's Windies one was tough.

Simmons
Bacchus
Athurton
Logie
C King
D Murray
W Benjamin
W Davis
Butts
M Small
Baptiste
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Re: All Time Bad Teams.

Postby Gingerfinch » Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:53 pm

Arthur Crabtree wrote:
Gingerfinch wrote:Hilditch for Dyson?

Murray Bennett was dire as well.


Hilditch averaged 38! In the eighties at least.


Blimey, better than I thought.
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Postby Arthur Crabtree » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:09 pm

Wonder if that WI team would have beaten any of the full England teams of the decade.

Not heard of Butts.
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Postby Gingerfinch » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:17 pm

Butts was a spinner. Not much game time for him during the 80's.
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Postby Arthur Crabtree » Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:21 pm

Clyde Butts was leading WI selector in the late noughties.
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