Crash Craddocks best Australian players

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  1. King hit

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    Ian Chappell says no.
     
  3. Mr Angry

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    You should change it to Batsmen.

    But yeah hard to fault, you could swap a few numbers around.
     
  4. some11

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    f**k me remind me never to read a comments section in a newscorpse article.
     
  5. AlwaysGreen

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    I love Smith but I wouldn't have it him 1. The game's changed a helluva lot, he's behind Chappell and Border for mine and I'll wait to his career is over before I judge him fully.
     
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  6. AlwaysGreen

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    Plus Craddock is a f**king wanker
     
  7. lockyno1

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    Clarke is pushing it to say the least.
     
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  8. The Mad Hatter

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    I'll always have Border in my top 3.

    I came in 1982/83 and watched since.
     
  9. Twizzle

    Twizzle Administrator Staff Member

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    Top 10 lists like this are just so subjective, no one will ever agree
     
  10. simmo1

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    Ponting averaged 60 for a while only to be brought back to the pack later in his career. I'll wait till Smith has finished before I compare him to Border, Chappell, Ponting etc.
     
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    Was there comments from a ‘Shane and ‘Ian’ blasting Crash for picking someone as selfish as Waugh at 5?
     
  12. Vozzy

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    Shouldn't Ian chappel be on the list his average of 42 should put him right up there. He was the best at running singles probably 42 times an innings and when fielding was able to put his opposing batsman to sleep by telling them stories of when captain Cook played cricket on the endevour.
     
  13. Haynetrain

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    Greg Chappell is the best Aussie batsmen since Bradman for sure
     
  14. TheParraboy

    TheParraboy Moderator Staff Member

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    Id Have Mike Hussey over Clarke in that top 10, Hayden a lot lower
     
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  15. JJ

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    Lol Craddock has no idea

    Huge bias to modern players and given where Hayden is to Queenslanders

    Clarke in the top 10 is too funny, and Smith can't be judged properly yet
     
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    Ian Chappell,Mark Waugh,Doug Walters and Dean Jones are better than Clarke and Hayden i reckon,there probs better than Boon as well
     
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    Dean Jones only scored runs when he was about to be dropped.


    Boonie scored tough runs when we needed them throughout his career. Like AB just went a year or two too long.
     
  18. typicalfan

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    I understand the sentiment I think Smith could retire tomorrow and probably make this list, not as 1 though. His strike rate of hundreds since being made captain is just unreal. If he keeps it up he will surpass Ponting in terms of 100s in something around 50-60 less tests (need to double check but if so that’s insane) That is only if he goes at the same rate.

    I’d take Chappelli then Ponting then probably Border top 3 but Smith will overtake them all comfortably for me if he keeps going
     
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    Swap Boon for Mitchell Johnson
     
  20. TheParraboy

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    You dont run a local business in Glenelg by any chance?
     

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