yes alec your are right... its a joke team...if this team plays they will draw 99% tests with this kichin & tortoiskar...if gilly & don try to win the test then also these indian twin can't do it...everybody knows with kichin can't win matches...
Re: joke of the decade
by santosh singh on Jul 19, 2011 03:32 PM
only inclusion of kapil is worth debating , and it is a case of 19 or 20 equation between imran khan and kapil dev. I agree imran khan should have been instead of kapil
Indian fans rabid voting is the only reason for the selection of some players, who by any imagination cant hold a candle to the acknowledged masters of the game. The greatest XI published by ESPNCricinfo, has put out their first eleven second eleven and readers eleven as follows. Even this list is not without its controversies,but with the eminent panelists involved and the transparent voting and logic for the selection, this list is quite a better accurate representation of Crickets' modern day greats.
This ICC list should not be taken into true light and fans need not rejoice the inclusion of 4 Indians in it. They can always rest assured that any online poll can be easily rigged by the power of numbers, and contrarian results need not be expected. So no Aussie or English or even paki playes beyond the usual sus.. So lets acknowledge the all time greats and revel in their brilliance and contribution to the game rather make further pointless all time lists.
The World XI: Jack Hobbs, Len Hutton, Don Bradman, Sachin Tendulkar, Viv Richards, Garry Sobers, Adam Gilchrist, Malcolm Marshall, Shane Warne, Wasim Akram, Dennis Lillee
The Second XI: Sunil Gavaskar, Barry Richards, George Headley, Brian Lara, Wally Hammond, Imran Khan, Alan Knott, Bill O'Reilly, Fred Trueman, Muttiah Muralitharan, SF Barnes
Readers' XI: Sunil Gavaskar, Virender Sehwag, Don Bradman, Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Garry Sobers, Adam Gilchrist, Shane Warne, Wasim Akram, Muttiah Muralitharan, Mcgra
Re: its joke
by santosh singh on Jul 19, 2011 03:35 PM
how will this team draw 99% test when you have shehwag sachin lara ,bradman the most attacking batsmen , and bowlers like wasim and shane warne always able to produce miracles spell even when pitch is flat
Re: My Dream Team
by Azad Arya on Jul 19, 2011 03:27 PM
Dear Bhavesh kumar it looks you dont know even ABCD OF CRICKET as there is no opener in ur dream team and good openers are the back bone for team perfromance rgds A.S.Arya
Re: Re: My Dream Team
by girish gupta on Jul 19, 2011 04:00 PM
I think the team selection is good. You have openers like Sachin & Gilchrist, YOur middle order is very strong in presence of DON,Gary & VIV & also the bowling because of Holding, WAquar, Botham, Imran, Laker & Murali.
u r right Alec, these ppl dont qualify to pick a ALL TIME GREAT 11...Many ppl dont really have the knowledge of Past Cricketers and they just go by What they have seen or what is shown on TV.. There are some really good names missing ther
ICC's Greatest Test Team is Correct Choice . BUT better alternative Was to select Two Teams. When pitted against Each other, It's Final Supiriority can Be Topic of Great Debate. , People from around the world could have decided the ultimate Winner of Best Two Teams. There needs to be Fight between Two All Time Top Teams based on Technical and Statistical Ground .