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Help us build the Ultimate England Men's Cricketers

One Ultimate men's batter. One Ultimate men's bowler. You decide.

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Help us build the Ultimate England Men's Cricketers

The Ultimate England Men's Cricketers

Who has the best cover drive? The most fearsome bouncer? The most accurate yorker?

We've had some world-class cricketers over the past 20 years but now it's time to put them against each other.

England and Wales Cricket Board and BBC Sport have teamed up and want your help to build the Ultimate England men's cricketers from the 21st Century.

We have brought together a panel of cricket experts, made up of current England coaches, former players and broadcasters, who have formed a list of nominees for key cricket shots and skills.

The Ultimate England Cricketers - Batting

How do I take part?

Over the next 10 days we will reveal the nominees and then run a series of votes to put the power into your hands.

You will build two Ultimate Cricketers - one batsman and one bowler - made up of the best England has to offer for each skill. 

The nominees for the 'Ultimate Batsman' will be revealed on Friday, 26 June in a live page on the BBC Sport website where you can join the debate before voting is opened at 14:00 BST.

Voting will close at 12:00 BST on Monday, 29 June when the bowling nominees will be revealed in another live page, before the second vote opens later that day at 14:00 BST.

The final winners will then be announced from 12:00 BST on Friday 3 July.

Who is on the Ultimate England Cricketers selection panel?

BBC cricket correspondent - Jonathan Agnew

England assistant coach and former batsman - Graham Thorpe

England assistant coach and former all-rounder - Paul Collingwood

Former England bowler and Test Match Special commentator - Isa Guha

Former England spinner and Test Match Special commentator - Phil Tufnell

Tailenders podcast presenter - Felix White

The Ultimate England Cricketers - Bowling

The Shots and Skills:

Batting - Defence, Straight Drive, Cover Drive, Cut, Pull, Off the Pads, Innovation and Power

Bowling - Swing, Seam, Yorker, Bouncer, Slower Ball, Spin, Variation and Accuracy 


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