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Great Moments in Sports over the Ages

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In this thread I will reminisce about great sporting victories against the odds.
 


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My first is New Zealand's crickets recent winning of the world test championship of Test Cricket...... against India who have probably one of the best batting lineups in the world.....

 

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for those old enough to remember.. not a sporting moment but a great sportsman, proberbly the best keeper Kent & England ever had..
Alan [Knotty] Knot in action
 

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Wicket Keepers can be SO under-rated, and unjustly so, IMO.

Australia's Rod Marsh did a lot to dispel that belief here, and as well as that he was a capable all-rounder at least in terms of the bat.
 

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Knotty wasn't shy with a bat either

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test9514915438913532.75530625019
 
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One of England's great spinners Derek Underwood...

Geoff Boycott views on him:
 
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Daniel Vettori one of the great left arm orthodox spinners from NZ..
 
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Talking spinners the greats of Aussie..
Shane Warne:
Nathan Lyon:
 

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Probably the best known of the English multi discipline players
Beefy [Ian Botham]

Batting
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test1021616520020833.54856560.711422621671200
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveSR4w5w10w
Test10216821815108783838/3413/10628.4056.9017274
 
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Probably the best known of the English multi discipline players
Beefy [Ian Botham]

Batting
FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test1021616520020833.54856560.711422621671200
Bowling
FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveSR4w5w10w
Test10216821815108783838/3413/10628.4056.9017274
Ah yes the Both - a favourite of mine.
 
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