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#1181486 - Thu Nov 16 2017 10:36 PM World Cricket 2017-18 Round 2: Thursday, Nov 30
srini701 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 10068
Loc: Hyderabad India
World Cricket 2017-18: Round 2 - Friday, December 1, 2017

New Zealand Vs West Indies 1st Test @ Wellington
Australia Vs England, 2nd Test @ Adelaide (from December 2)


1. Pick 10 players from the lists below (5 from each Test).
2. Pick a maximum of 3 players from one team.
3. Pick 2 trump players from your team whose score "doubles" (1 for each Test).
4. Pick 2 "supersubs" (6th player). These players ONLY score if any of your original picks do not play the match (should be from the team of 2 players)
5. Your team of 5 for each Test MUST include at least 2 player from each sub-section (So you have either 2 batsmen and 3 bowlers, or vice-versa)

Scoring
1. Every run scored by the player you pick scores 1 point.
2. Every wicket taken by a bowler scores you 20 points.
3. Every catch/stumping by the player scores you 5 points.
4. NO points for run-outs please
5. The score of your "trump" player is doubled.

Teams:
New Zealand (Announced):
Batsmen: Kane Williamson (capt), Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Jeet Raval, Ross Taylor, Tom Blundell
Bowlers: Trent Boult, Matt Henry, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Lockie Ferguson


West Indies (Announced):
Bowlers: Jason Holder, Devendra Bishoo, Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins, Shannon Gabriel, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach
Batsmen: Kraigg Brathwaite, Sunil Ambris, Jermaine Blackwood, , Shane Dowrich, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Kieran Powell, Raymon Reifer


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Australia (Announced):
Batsmen: Steven Smith (capt), David Warner (vice-capt), Cameron Bancroft, Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Shaun Marsh, Tim Paine (wk)
Bowlers: Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Jackson Bird, Chadd Sayers.


England (Announced):
Batsmen: Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Gary Ballance, Alastair Cook, Mark Stoneman, James Vince, Dawid Malan, Ben Foakes (wk)
Bowlers: Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Craig Overton, Chris Woakes, Mason Crane, George Garton


Deadline: Toss in Wellington Friday, December 1. That would be 10.30 am New Zealand time, and 21.30 pm GMT, 4 pm Thursday, November 30 FT time. Please do not wait till last minute to lodge picks. If you miss deadline, there would be no Trump player score for you (the rest of the squad still scores).


Edited by srini701 (Wed Nov 29 2017 05:42 AM)
Edit Reason: Southee out
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#1181557 - Fri Nov 17 2017 06:24 PM Re: World Cricket 2017-18 Round 2: Thursday, Nov 30
ozzz2002 Offline
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Registered: Mon Dec 03 2001
Posts: 20092
Loc: Sydney
NSW Australia
NZ v WI

Kane Williamson
Colin de Grandhomme - TRUMP
Tim Southee
Jason Holder
Kraigg Brathwaite

Kieran Powell- Supersub

Oz v Poms

David Warner- TRUMP
Usman Khawaja
Nathan Lyon
Gary Ballance
James Anderson

Stuart Broad - Supersub
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#1182194 - Fri Nov 24 2017 07:35 PM Re: World Cricket 2017-18 Round 2: Thursday, Nov 30
wwe84 Offline
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Registered: Sun Feb 13 2011
Posts: 23689
Loc: New South Wales
Australia
New Zealand vs West Indies

Tom Latham
Trent Boult
Kraigg Brathwaite
Alzarri Joseph
Kane Williamson-TRUMP

Supersub: Roston Chase


Australia vs England

Steve Smith
Pat Cummins
Dawid Malan
Moeen Ali
Mitchell Starc-TRUMP

Supersub: James Vince

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#1182244 - Sat Nov 25 2017 04:54 AM Re: World Cricket 2017-18 Round 2: Thursday, Nov 30
gtho4 Offline
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Registered: Sun Dec 26 1999
Posts: 51243
Loc: Sydney
oz downunder

    New Zealand
    Batsmen: Kane Williamson [T] (capt), Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Jeet Raval, Ross Taylor, BJ Watling
    Bowlers: Trent Boult, Matt Henry, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner

    West Indies:
    Bowlers: Jason Holder, Devendra Bishoo, Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins, Shannon Gabriel, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach
    Batsmen: Kraigg Brathwaite, Sunil Ambris [ss], Jermaine Blackwood, , Shane Dowrich, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Kieran Powell, Raymon Reifer

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#1182480 - Mon Nov 27 2017 01:31 PM Re: World Cricket 2017-18 Round 2: Thursday, Nov 30
paper_aero Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 06 2006
Posts: 5746
Loc: Crawley Sussex
England UK
NZ v WI

Williamson, K TRUMP
Hope, S
Boult, T
Roach, K
Southee, T

Gabriel, S Sub

Aus v Eng

Smith, Steven
Root, J
Starc, M TRUMP
Anderson, J
Hazlewood, J

Broad, S Sub
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#1182717 - Wed Nov 29 2017 09:38 PM Re: World Cricket 2017-18 Round 2: Thursday, Nov 30
srini701 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 10068
Loc: Hyderabad India
New Zealand Vs West Indies
Kane Williamson ....Double
Trent Boult
Neil Wagner
Shai Hope
Roston Chase
SS: Kieran Powell

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Australia Vs England
Steven Smith ... Double
Mitchell Starc
Pat Cummins
Joe Root
Stuart Broad
SS: Moeen Ali
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#1182722 - Wed Nov 29 2017 11:10 PM Re: World Cricket 2017-18 Round 2: Thursday, Nov 30
LeoDaVinci Offline
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Registered: Fri Mar 23 2001
Posts: 11658
Loc: Ontario Canada
New Zealand:
Kane Williamson *TRUMP*
Ross Taylor
Trent Boult

West Indies:
Kraigg Brathwaite
Shannon Gabriel
SS - Devendra Bishoo

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Australia:
David Warner
Josh Hazlewood
Nathan Lyon

England:
Joe Root *TRUMP*
Alastair Cook
SS - James Anderson
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#1182744 - Thu Nov 30 2017 03:33 AM Re: World Cricket 2017-18 Round 2: Thursday, Nov 30
ElfTwinkle Offline
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Registered: Wed Jul 10 2002
Posts: 14926
Loc: Crazy Canuck

New Zealand (Announced):
Batsmen: Kane Williamson (capt) -- DOUBLE, Colin de Grandhomme, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Jeet Raval, Ross Taylor, Tom Blundell
Bowlers: Trent Boult, Matt Henry, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Neil Wagner, Lockie Ferguson

West Indies (Announced):
Bowlers: Jason Holder -- SUPERSUB, Devendra Bishoo, Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins, Shannon Gabriel, Alzarri Joseph, Kemar Roach
Batsmen: Kraigg Brathwaite, Sunil Ambris, Jermaine Blackwood, , Shane Dowrich, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope, Kieran Powell, Raymon Reifer

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Australia (Announced):
Batsmen: Steven Smith (capt) -- DOUBLE, David Warner (vice-capt), Cameron Bancroft, Usman Khawaja, Peter Handscomb, Shaun Marsh, Tim Paine (wk)
Bowlers: Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Nathan Lyon, Josh Hazlewood, Jackson Bird, Chadd Sayers.

England (Announced):
Batsmen: Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Gary Ballance, Alastair Cook, Mark Stoneman, James Vince, Dawid Malan, Ben Foakes (wk)
Bowlers: Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Craig Overton, Chris Woakes -- SUPERSUB, Mason Crane, George Garton

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#1182747 - Thu Nov 30 2017 04:54 AM Re: World Cricket 2017-18 Round 2: Thursday, Nov 30
illiniman14 Offline
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Registered: Fri Jul 10 2009
Posts: 4966
Loc: Illinois�USA�����...
New Zealand-West Indies
Shai Hope
Kemar Roach
Kane Williamson - DOUBLE
Colin de Grandhomme
Trent Boult

Supersub: Kraigg Brathwaite

Australia-England
Joe Root
Moeen Ali
David Warner
Steven Smith - DOUBLE
Mitchell Starc

Supersub: James Anderson

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#1182748 - Thu Nov 30 2017 05:26 AM Re: World Cricket 2017-18 Round 2: Thursday, Nov 30
N-Bomb Offline
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Registered: Thu Sep 09 2010
Posts: 4440
Loc: New Zealand
Boult
Williamson - DOUBLE
Taylor
Holder
Hope

Supersub: Chase

Smith
Starc - DOUBLE
Root
Ali
Cummins

Supersub: Bairstow

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#1182844 - Thu Nov 30 2017 03:12 PM Re: World Cricket 2017-18 Round 2: Thursday, Nov 30
Howie72 Offline
Forum Champion

Registered: Thu Oct 27 2005
Posts: 9456
Loc: Timaru NZ
New Zealand vs West Indies

Kane Williamson
Ross Taylor - Double
Trent Boult
Sunil Ambris
Kemar Roach

Supersub - Kraigg Brathwaite


Australia vs England

Steven Smith
David Warner - Double
Pat Cummins
Joe Root
James Anderson

Supersub - Stuart Broad

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