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#1214817 - Mon Dec 17 2018 04:54 AM World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
srini701 Offline
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World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, December 25, 2018

*Mega Round*

New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test at Christchurch
Australia vs India 3rd Test at Melbourne
South Africa vs Pakistan 1st Test at Centurion



1. Pick 15 players from the lists below. 5 players for each Test
2. Pick a maximum of 3 players from one team.
3. Pick 3 "Trump" players from your teams whose scores "double". 1 Trump player for each Test
4. Pick 3 "supersubs" (6th player). This player ONLY scores if any of your original picks do not play the match (should be from the team of 2 players)
5. Your team of 5 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 (shuffling all rounders into both categories for balance)

New Zealand (Announced):
Batsmen: Kane Williamson (capt), Tom Latham, Jeet Raval, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Will Young,
Bowlers: Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult and Neil Wagner

Sri Lanka (Announced):
Batsmen: Dinesh Chandimal (capt), Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Mathews, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Danushka Gunathilaka, Lahiru Thirimanne, Sadeera Samarawickrama,
Bowlers: Dilruwan Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Dushmantha Chameera


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Australia (Announced):
Batsmen: Tim Paine (captain/keeper); Aaron Finch; Peter Handscomb; Marcus Harris; Travis Head; Usman Khawaja; Shaun Marsh;
Bowlers: Pat Cummins; Josh Hazlewood; Nathan Lyon; Mitchell Marsh; Peter Siddle; Mitchell Starc; Chris Tremain

India (Announced):
Batsmen: Virat Kohli (capt), M Vijay, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Hardik Pandya, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant (wk), Parthiv Patel
Bowlers: R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar


**************

South Africa (Announced)
Batsmen: Faf du Plessis (captain); Hashim Amla; Temba Bavuma; Theunis de Bruyn; Quinton de Kock (wk); Dean Elgar; Aiden Markram
Bowlers: Keshav Maharaj; Duanne Olivier; Kagiso Rabada; Dale Steyn; Zubayr Hamza

Pakistan (Announced)
Batsmen: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Shan Masood, Azhar Ali, Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed (capt & wk), Mohammad Rizwan (wk),
Bowlers: Yasir Shah, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Abbas, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi


Deadline: Toss in Christchurch on Wednesday, December 26. That would be 3 pm FT time, Tuesday, December 25. Please do not wait till last minute to lodge picks. If you miss deadline, there would be no Trump players scoring for you (the rest of the squad still scores).


Edited by srini701 (Mon Dec 17 2018 09:36 PM)
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#1214834 - Mon Dec 17 2018 11:08 AM Re: World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
wwe84 Offline
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Registered: Sun Feb 13 2011
Posts: 23550
Loc: New South Wales
Australia
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka

Kane Williamson - Double
Tim Southee
Dimuth Karunaratne
Dilruwan Perera

Supersub: Niroshan Dickwella


Australia vs India

Usman Khawaja
Nathan Lyon
Virat Kohli
Jasprit Bumrah
Travis Head - Trump

Suupersub: Ravi Ashwin


South Africa vs Pakistan

Aiden Markram
Kagiso Rabada - Double
Babar Azam
Mohammad Abbas

Supersub: Temba Bavuma

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#1214983 - Wed Dec 19 2018 05:37 AM Re: World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
Daaanieeel Offline
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Registered: Sat Oct 01 2011
Posts: 245
Loc: Western Australia
Australia v India
Virat Kohli - TRUMP
Cheteshwar Pujara
Usman Khawaja
Nathan Lyon
Mohammed Shami

SS: Mitchell Starc

New Zealand v Sri Lanka
Kane Williamson - TRUMP
Henry Nicholls
Lahiru Kumara
Angelo Mathews
Tim Southee

SS: Suranga Lakmal

South Africa vs Pakistan
Dean Elgar - TRUMP
Azhar Ali
Dale Steyn
Mohammad Amir
Shaheen Afridi

SS: Faf du Plessis
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#1215137 - Thu Dec 20 2018 08:02 PM Re: World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
ozzz2002 Offline
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Registered: Mon Dec 03 2001
Posts: 20090
Loc: Sydney
NSW Australia
NZ v SL

Kane Williamson
Tom Latham
Tim Southee
Angelo Mathews - TRUMP
Dilruwan Perera

Lakshan Sandakan - SUPERSUB

Aust v Ind

Usman Khawaja
Tim Paine
Nathan Lyon
Virat Kohli - TRUMP
Ishant Sharma

R Ashwin - SUPERSUB

SA v Pak

Hashim Amla
Quinton de Kock - TRUMP
Dale Steyn
Sarfraz Ahmed
Mohammad Abbas

Shaheen Afridi - SUPERSUB
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#1215150 - Thu Dec 20 2018 09:41 PM Re: World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
srini701 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 10054
Loc: Hyderabad India           
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka

Kane Williamson .. Trump
Tim Southee
Neil Wagner
Kusal Mendis
Suranga Lakmal

SS: Angelo Mathews

*********************

Australia vs India

Usman Khawaja
Shaun Marsh
Nathan Lyon
Virat Kohli ... Trump
Jasprit Bumrah

SS: Hardik Pandya
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South Africa vs Pakistan

Dean Elgar
Keshav Maharaj
Kagiso Rabada... Trump
Azhar Ali
Asad Shafiq

SS: Shaheen Afridi
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#1215163 - Thu Dec 20 2018 10:43 PM Re: World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
LeoDaVinci Offline
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Registered: Fri Mar 23 2001
Posts: 11650
Loc: Ontario Canada
New Zealand:
Kane Williamson (Trump)
Henry Nicholls
Tim Southee

Sri Lanka:
Dimuth Karunaratne
Dilruwan Perera
Supersub - Angelo Mathews

*********************

Australia:
Mitchell Starc
Pat Cummins
Supersub - Aaron Finch

India:
Cheteshwar Pujara (Trump)
Virat Kohli
Ravindra Jadeja

**************

South Africa:
Dean Elgar (Trump)
Hashim Amla
Keshav Maharaj

Pakistan:
Azhar Ali
Yasir Shah
Supersub - Haris Sohail
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#1215164 - Thu Dec 20 2018 10:43 PM Re: World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
LeoDaVinci Offline
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Posts: 11650
Loc: Ontario Canada
New Zealand:
Kane Williamson (Trump)
Henry Nicholls
Tim Southee

Sri Lanka:
Dimuth Karunaratne
Dilruwan Perera
Supersub - Angelo Mathews

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Australia:
Mitchell Starc
Pat Cummins
Supersub - Aaron Finch

India:
Cheteshwar Pujara (Trump)
Virat Kohli
Ravindra Jadeja

**************

South Africa:
Dean Elgar (Trump)
Hashim Amla
Keshav Maharaj

Pakistan:
Azhar Ali
Yasir Shah
Supersub - Haris Sohail
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#1215234 - Fri Dec 21 2018 12:10 PM Re: World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
paper_aero Offline
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Registered: Fri Jan 06 2006
Posts: 5735
Loc: Crawley Sussex
England UK
NZ v SL
Kane Williamson
Trent Boult - TRUMP
Angelo Mathews
Suranga Lakmal
Tim Southee
Lakshan Sandakan - Sub



AUS v IND
Usman Khawaja
Nathan Lyon
Virat Kohli - TRUMP
Jasprit Bumrah
Mitchell Starc
Cheteshwar Pujara - Sub


SA v PAK
Hashim Amla - TRUMP
Kagiso Rabada
Azhar Ali
Mohammad Abbas
Dean Elgar
Mohammad Amir - Sub
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#1215492 - Mon Dec 24 2018 05:21 PM Re: World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
gtho4 Offline
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Registered: Sun Dec 26 1999
Posts: 51214
Loc: Sydney
oz downunder

    New Zealand (Announced):
    Batsmen: Kane Williamson [T] (capt), Tom Latham, Jeet Raval, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Will Young,
    Bowlers: Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult and Neil Wagner

    Sri Lanka (Announced):
    Batsmen: Dinesh Chandimal (capt), Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis [ss], Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Mathews, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Danushka Gunathilaka, Lahiru Thirimanne, Sadeera Samarawickrama,
    Bowlers: Dilruwan Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Dushmantha Chameera
**************
    Australia (Announced):
    Batsmen: Tim Paine (captain/keeper); Aaron Finch; Peter Handscomb; Marcus Harris; Travis Head; Usman Khawaja [T]; Shaun Marsh;
    Bowlers: Pat Cummins; Josh Hazlewood; Nathan Lyon; Mitchell Marsh; Peter Siddle; Mitchell Starc; Chris Tremain

    India (Announced):
    Batsmen: Virat Kohli (capt), M Vijay, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara [ss], Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Hardik Pandya, Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant (wk), Parthiv Patel
    Bowlers: R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar
**************
    South Africa (Announced)
    Batsmen: Faf du Plessis (captain); Hashim Amla; Temba Bavuma; Theunis de Bruyn [T]; Quinton de Kock (wk); Dean Elgar; Aiden Markram
    Bowlers: Keshav Maharaj; Duanne Olivier; Kagiso Rabada; Dale Steyn; Zubayr Hamza

    Pakistan (Announced)
    Batsmen: Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Shan Masood, Azhar Ali, Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq [ss], Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed (capt & wk), Mohammad Rizwan (wk),
    Bowlers: Yasir Shah, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Abbas, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi

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#1215493 - Mon Dec 24 2018 06:13 PM Re: World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
wwe84 Offline
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Registered: Sun Feb 13 2011
Posts: 23550
Loc: New South Wales
Australia
With Mohammad Abbas out of the First Test i'm choosing Mohammad Amir instead

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#1215513 - Mon Dec 24 2018 10:21 PM Re: World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
N-Bomb Offline
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Registered: Thu Sep 09 2010
Posts: 4434
Loc: New Zealand
Williamson - DOUBLE
Boult
Southee
Mathews
Karunaratne

Supersub - Mendis

Starc
Lyon
Kohli - DOUBLE
Jadeja
Pujara

Supersub - Khawaja


Rabada - DOUBLE
Steyn
Shah
Azam
Du Plessis

Supersub - Zaman

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#1215539 - Tue Dec 25 2018 12:04 PM Re: World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
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Registered: Wed Jul 10 2002
Posts: 14926
Loc: Crazy Canuck   

New Zealand (Announced) :
Batsmen : Kane Williamson (capt) == DOUBLE, Tom Latham, Jeet Raval, Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Will Young,
Bowlers : Colin de Grandhomme, Tim Southee, Matt Henry, Ajaz Patel, Trent Boult, Neil Wagner

Sri Lanka (Announced) :
Batsmen : Dinesh Chandimal (capt), Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Angelo Mathews, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Danushka Gunathilaka, Lahiru Thirimanne, Sadeera Samarawickrama,
Bowlers : Dilruwan Perera, Lakshan Sandakan, Suranga Lakmal == SUPERSUB, Nuwan Pradeep, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Dushmantha Chameera

*********************

Australia (Announced):
Batsmen : Tim Paine (captain/keeper); Aaron Finch; Peter Handscomb; Marcus Harris; Travis Head; Usman Khawaja; Shaun Marsh;
Bowlers : Pat Cummins; Josh Hazlewood; Nathan Lyon == DOUBLE; Mitchell Marsh; Peter Siddle; Mitchell Starc; Chris Tremain

India (Announced):
Batsmen : Virat Kohli (capt), M Vijay, KL Rahul, Mayank Agarwal, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Hanuma Vihari, Hardik Pandya, Rohit Sharma == SUPERSUB, Rishabh Pant (wk), Parthiv Patel
Bowlers : R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar

**************

South Africa (Announced)
Batsmen : Faf du Plessis (captain); Hashim Amla == DOUBLE; Temba Bavuma; Theunis de Bruyn; Quinton de Kock (wk); Dean Elgar; Aiden Markram
Bowlers : Keshav Maharaj; Duanne Olivier; Kagiso Rabada; Dale Steyn; Zubayr Hamza

Pakistan (Announced)
Batsmen : Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Shan Masood, Azhar Ali, Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq, Babar Azam, Sarfraz Ahmed (capt & wk), Mohammad Rizwan (wk),
Bowlers : Yasir Shah = SUPERSUB, Shadab Khan, Mohammad Abbas, Hasan Ali, Mohammad Amir, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi

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#1215541 - Tue Dec 25 2018 03:00 PM Re: World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
Howie72 Offline
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Registered: Thu Oct 27 2005
Posts: 9448
Loc: Timaru NZ
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka
Kane Williamson - Double
Colin de Grandhomme
Trent Boult
Angelo Mathews
Lahiru Kumara

Dimuth Karunaratne - Supersub



Australia vs India
Tim Paine
Pat Cummins
Cheteshwar Pujara - Double
Virat Kohli
Jasprit Bumrah

Travis Head - Supersub



South Africa vs Pakistan
Faf du Plessis
Quinton de Kock
Kagiso Rabada - Double
Azhar Ali
Hasan Ali

Haris Sohail - Supersub

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#1215576 - Wed Dec 26 2018 12:35 AM Re: World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
srini701 Offline
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Loc: Hyderabad India           
What a timing, Howie smile ...exactly at the toss in the first match smile smile
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#1215577 - Wed Dec 26 2018 12:39 AM Re: World Cricket 2018-19: Round 6 - Tuesday, Dec 25
Howie72 Offline
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Posts: 9448
Loc: Timaru NZ
It was 30 minutes before the toss as the toss is 30 minutes before the game starts. smile

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