Originally posted by starstrucK.
Of course they don't always reflect reality, but they do reflect something, don't they? If you want me to give you an example, then we can talk about India's short lived no. 1 position on the odi chart. So, if I do go by your logic, then we both no how realistic India being no. 1 in odis was, eh?
Collingwood has done well in recent times, so maybe that's why.
I find Shoaib Malik deserving to be up there especially after that 128 off 126 deliveries, against India.
The guy has immense talent, especially in T20 and ODIs. I find him way better than any other all rounder we have. I rate it as Malik, Razzaq, then Afridi in terms good all round abilities inour team. Yuvraj, not much of a fan, find him hyped up at times, but no doubt about his hitting abilities and without him India's batting line up looks pale.
Flintoff = overrated
Jayasuriya = not like he once was
Kallis = Amazing, but not how he once was either.
Ha, yeah true India didn't deserve to be number especially after some of their recent performance but hey, why bring India into it? We are not talking about country, right?
If you go by one innings than i should say Daniel Vettori is the best all rounder.
But hey it doesn't work like that, it is over a period of time, Sohaib Malik hasn't been consistent for me especially in bowling department. He has average of over 35+ and his batting is in mid 30's too. Jacque Kallis and Jayasurya have been consistently doing that for long period of year with better average both in
I don't know what you are on about, Kallis is similar to way he was before. Yeah maybe his pace has dropped doesn't bowl as much but he still picks up wickets and score runs
Afridi well i don't rate him as a batsmen so all-rounder is out of contention. He is miss or hit with the bat, his batting average (23) clearly suggest that. He is a good bowler and i agree with that.
Flintoff is not overrated, Afridi is. Freddie is would make in top 3 all rounder list anytime.
Edited by darpan12... - 04 October 2009 at 4:57pm