The obscure XI's you've always wanted to make but never found the appropriate place thread

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Sammo360

All Australian
Aug 15, 2009
813
320
AFL Club
Sydney
Modern midget XI

David Warner
Parthiv Patel
Sachin Tendulkar
Tatenda Taibu
Kruger Van Wyk (c)
Matthew Wade
Mushfique Rahim
Rangana Herath
Kemar Roach
Fidel Edwards
Tino Best
 

ioppolo

Brownlow Medallist
Oct 3, 2010
22,549
14,398
Perth
AFL Club
West Coast
Other Teams
Chelsea, OKC Thunder, Scorchers
Modern midget XI

David Warner
Parthiv Patel
Sachin Tendulkar
Tatenda Taibu
Kruger Van Wyk (c)
Matthew Wade
Mushfique Rahim
Rangana Herath
Kemar Roach
Fidel Edwards
Tino Best
No room for Punter? As modern as Taibu.
 

worbod

Premiership Player
Oct 26, 2008
4,993
5,833
Bendigo
AFL Club
Western Bulldogs
Other Teams
Liverpool
A very manly Eleven.

Vinoo Mankad
Vijay Manjrekar
Don Bradman
VVS Laxman
Darren Lehmann
Barry Jarman
Paul Wiseman
George Lohmann
Fred Trueman
"Tich" Freeman
Terry Alderman


Patron: Nelson Mandela
 

worbod

Premiership Player
Oct 26, 2008
4,993
5,833
Bendigo
AFL Club
Western Bulldogs
Other Teams
Liverpool
Best completely left handed XI
(those who both bat and bowl left handed)

Arthur Morris
Roy Fredericks
Bert Sutcliffe
Darren Lehmann
Frank Woolley
Garfield Sobers
Allan Border
Trevor Goddard
Alan Davidson
Wasim Akram
Bobby Peel
 

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eth-dog

Premium Gold
Jan 11, 2007
80,421
38,225
Melbourne
AFL Club
Essendon
Other Teams
Coburg Lions, All Boston sides
Best completely left handed XI
(those who both bat and bowl left handed)

Arthur Morris
Roy Fredericks
Bert Sutcliffe
Darren Lehmann
Frank Woolley
Garfield Sobers
Allan Border
Trevor Goddard
Alan Davidson
Wasim Akram
Bobby Peel
And the opposite:

Jack Hobbs
Herbert Sutcliffe
Don Bradman
Wally Hammond
Jacques Kallis
Sachin Tendulkar
MS Dhoni
Imran Khan
Malcolm Marshall
Shane Warne
Muttiah Muralidaran
 

worbod

Premiership Player
Oct 26, 2008
4,993
5,833
Bendigo
AFL Club
Western Bulldogs
Other Teams
Liverpool
Best Controversial personalities XI

Geoff Boycott
David Warner
Ian Chappell
Saleem Malik
Douglas Jardine
Hansie Cronje
Mohammad Azharuddin
Ian Botham
Dennis Lillee
John Snow
Sydney Barnes
 

worbod

Premiership Player
Oct 26, 2008
4,993
5,833
Bendigo
AFL Club
Western Bulldogs
Other Teams
Liverpool
Australians who played domestic cricket for more than one state

Bob Simpson (NSW & WA)
Adam Gilchrist (NSW & WA)
Don Bradman (NSW & SA)
Greg Chappell (SA & QLD)
Neil Harvey (VIC & NSW)
Allan Border (NSW & QLD)
Keith Miller (VIC & NSW)
Ray Lindwall (NSW & QLD)
Dennis Lillee (WA & TAS)
Clarrie Grimmett (VIC & SA)
Fred Spofforth (VIC & NSW)
 

eth-dog

Premium Gold
Jan 11, 2007
80,421
38,225
Melbourne
AFL Club
Essendon
Other Teams
Coburg Lions, All Boston sides
Best LH Bat/RH Bowl XI:

Graeme Smith (c)
Matthew Hayden
Kumar Sangakkara
Brian Lara
Graeme Pollock
Andy Flower
Adam Gilchrist (+)
Richard Hadlee
Stuart Broad
Bill O'Reilly
James Anderson

Best RH Bat/LH Bowl XI:

Vinoo Mankad
Wilfred Rhodes
Inzimam-ul-Haq
Denis Compton
Michael Clarke
Frank Worrall
Murray Bisset (+)
Zaheer Khan
Richard Collinge
Derek Underwood
Trent Boult
 

Wallaby

Norm Smith Medallist
May 8, 2007
8,983
10,690
vic
AFL Club
Richmond
This is one I did a while back - highest scoring Scrabble team (tests only). Has to be a real team with bowlers, bats, keeper etc.

Australia only.

1. Jaques - 22
2. Jackson - 20
3. Khajawa - 24
4. Kippax - 21
5. Fairfax - 20
6. Chipperfield - 25
7. Blackham - 21
8. McKenzie - 25
9. Kasprowicz - 30
10. McCormick - 23
11. Fleetwood-Smith - 26

Maybe to update it today, Krejza gets in (if we play 2 spinners), Hazlewood, maybe Henriques? Haven't worked out Labuschagne. (needs 'j's, 'z's, 'x's, & 'q's).

An England team could be fun.

As for all-time international - away you go:D.
 

eth-dog

Premium Gold
Jan 11, 2007
80,421
38,225
Melbourne
AFL Club
Essendon
Other Teams
Coburg Lions, All Boston sides
The Australian All Rounder XI:

1. Shane Watson
2. Bob Cowper
3. Jack Ryder
4. Allan Border
5. Steven Waugh
6. Keith Miller
7. Matthew Wade (Need a keeper haha, thought he'd be the most appropriate)
8. Richie Benaud
9. Alan Davidson
10. Ray Lindwall
11. Brad Hogg

Border is very iffy but he bowled those nice little left arm tweakers. I wanted to get the 4 different varieties of spin in there, hence the Hogg selection. A worldwide one would be interesting.
 

Carbine Chaos

Blue Tree Project
Apr 1, 2009
49,932
58,896
AFL Club
West Coast
Other Teams
Everton, Delhi, Perth
The Australian All Rounder XI:

1. Shane Watson
2. Bob Cowper
3. Jack Ryder
4. Allan Border
5. Steven Waugh
6. Keith Miller
7. Matthew Wade (Need a keeper haha, thought he'd be the most appropriate)
8. Richie Benaud
9. Alan Davidson
10. Ray Lindwall
11. Brad Hogg

Border is very iffy but he bowled those nice little left arm tweakers. I wanted to get the 4 different varieties of spin in there, hence the Hogg selection. A worldwide one would be interesting.
An attempted second XI...

Bob Simpson
Mark Waugh
Warwick Armstrong
Greg Chappell
Michael Clarke
Doug Walters
Tim Zoehrer (+)
Tom Moody
Mitchell Johnson
Shane Warne
Jason Gillespie :p
 

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