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Proteas not best ever

2012-12-04 13:52
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The 1970 team was probably better albeit comparing eras is not an exact science. A combination of the two highlights the fact that neither has a quality spinner. Eddie Barlow gets the nod ahead of Smith because of his bowling and was a more astute captain. The combined side with the 1970 players with an asterix and in batting order: 

B.Richards*
E.Barlow*
J.Kallis
G.Pollock*
AB.de Villiers
D.Lindsay*(wk)
M.Proctor*
P.Pollock*
M.Morkel
D.Steyn
G.Chevalier*

The current SA team would not have beaten the Australian team of the Warne era kent goodway author Your Cricket Coach

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