World Cricket 2019-20: Round 7 - Friday, January 3, 2020
Australia vs New Zealand, 3rd Test @ Sydney, Australia
South Africa vs England, 2nd Test @ Cape Town, South Africa
*Please READ these Rules Before picking teams*
1. Pick 10 players from the lists below (5 players for each Test)
2. Pick a maximum of 3 players from one team.
3. Pick 2 "Trump" player from your teams whose score "doubles" (1 Trump player for each Test)
4. Pick 2 "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 teams of 5 MUST include at least 2 players from each sub-section (So you have either 2 batsmen and 3 bowlers, or vice-versa)
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 (Adjusting all rounders into both categories for balance)
Batsmen: Tim Paine (captain/keeper); Joe Burns; Travis Head; Marnus Labuschagne; Steven Smith; Matthew Wade; David Warner
Bowlers: Pat Cummins; Nathan Lyon; Michael Neser; James Pattinson; Mitchell Starc; Mitchell Swepson
New Zealand (Announced):
Batsmen: Tom Blundell (wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Darryll Mitchell, Tom Latham, Henry Nicholls, Jeet Raval, Ross Taylor, BJ Watling (wk), Kane Williamson (c)
Bowlers: Todd Astle, Kyle Jamieson, Matt Henry, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Will Somerville, Neil Wagner
South Africa (Announced)
Batsmen: Faf du Plessis (capt), Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock, Dean Elgar, Pieter Malan, Keegan Petersen, Zubayr Hamza, Rudi Second, Rassie van der Dussen
Bowlers: Beuran Hendricks, Keshav Maharaj, Anrich Nortje, Dane Paterson, Andile Phehlukwayo, Vernon Philander, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada
Batsmen: Joe Root (captain); Jonny Bairstow (wk); Rory Burns; Jos Buttler; Zak Crawley; Joe Denly; Ollie Pope; Dom Sibley; Ben Stokes
Bowlers: James Anderson; Jofra Archer (doubtful); Dom Bess; Stuart Broad; Sam Curran; Jack Leach; Matt Parkinson; Chris Woakes; Mark Wood
Deadline: Toss in Sydney on Friday, January 3. That would be 5.30 pm FT time, Thursday January 2. 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 Jan 01 2020 10:51 PM)
"This too shall pass"