Cricket Quiz 5

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Cricket Quiz1. Which three counties did Ian Botham play for?

2. Which country do Donald, McMillan and Cronje play for?

3. What was the result of the 1995-96 Test series between South Africa and England?

4. What does the abbreviation 'st' stand for?

5. Who was the first batsman to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket?

6. The Oval is the home of which county?

7. Which county did Jack Hobbs play for?

8. Who won the county championships in every season from 1951 to 1958?

9. Who did Ray Illingworth replace as England's chairman of selectors?

10. At which ground did Malcolm take nine wickets in a 1994 Test innings?

11. Garner and Roberts were pacemen for which international team?

12. How many stumps are there on a set of wickets?

13. Which batsman's nickname was 'The Barnacle'?

14. Who was West Indian captain before Richie Richardson?

15. Which West Indian player turned out for Antigua in the 1978 World Cup?

16. Which England captain was the first Test outfielder to take 100 catches?

17. Which English county has Brian Lara played for?

18. In which country was England batsman Paul Terry born ?

19. Which term describes a ball bowled out of the striker's reach?

20. Which all-rounder took 100 wickets and scored 1000 runs in 16 seasons between 1903 and 1926?

21. Can a Test Match end in a tie?

22. Which county have won the championship most times?

23. Which county side did Fred Trueman play most of his cricket for?

24. Which two counties did Dickie Bird play for?

25. In which country do Sheffield Shield games take place?

26. Which international teams contest The Ashes?

27. In LBW what does the B stand for?

28. Which cricket commentator on radio was known as 'Johnners'?

29. In scoring, what does c & b stand for?

30. Which bowler Dominic took a Test hat-trick in 1995?  

ANSWERS

Sports Quiz1. Somerset, Worcestershire and Durham

2. South Africa

3. South Africa won 1-0

4. Stumped

5. Sunil Gavaskar

6. Surrey

7. Surrey

8. Surrey

9. Ted Dexter

10. The Oval

11. The West Indies

12. Three

13. Trevor Bailey

14. Viv Richards

15. Viv Richards

16. Wally Hammond

17. Warwickshire

18. West Germany

19. Wide

20. Wilfred Rhodes

21. Yes

22. Yorkshire

23. Yorkshire

24. Yorkshire and Leicestershire

25. Australia

26. Australia and England

27. Before

28. Brian Johnson

29. Caught and bowled

30. Cork

   

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