Welcome to the latest instalment in my extended analysis of how the all time XIs I created for each letter of the alphabet fare against one another. The Js currently occupy the spotlight and they have so far scored 26.5 points out of 50 (there was a mistake near the end of yesterday’s post).
THE Js V THE Ls
The Ls are stronger in all departments, though their advantage in batting is not huge. The Js have too many X-factor players for me to forecast a whitewash, so I score this Js 1.5, Ls 3.5.
THE Js V THE Ms
This is close in batting, but the Ms are well ahead on bowling. I score this one Js 1, Ms 4.
THE Js V THE Ns
The Js are well ahead in this one: Js 4, Ns 1.
THE Js V THE Os
The Js comfortably outbat the Os, and also have the better pace/ seam attack, though O’Reilly ranks highest among the spinners on either side. Jackson outranks O’ Reilly as skipper. I score this one Js 4, Os 1.
THE Js V THE Ps
The Ps have the stronger batting and the better pace attack. The spin honours are split in my view, and I expect the Ps to win this quite easily: Js 1, Ps 4.
THE Js PROGRESS REPORT
The Js have scored 11.5 out of 25 today, moving them up to 38 out of 75, 50.67% overall.
My usual sign off…