Cricket Writer Weekend Quiz – 22 July 2017
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Answers to the 22nd July 2017 Cricket Writer Weekend Quiz
- Jeff Thomson and Len Pascoe.
- Aaron Bird, whose nickname was Flu. KFC, the sponsors, did not think much of it for obvious reasons!
- Wolmer’s Schools, Kingston. For the Bonus: Karl Nunes, Ivan Barrow, Gerry Alexander, Jackie Hendriks, Jeff Dujon and Carlton Baugh were the wicket keepers.
- D: Malcolm Marshall; E: Larry Golmes; F: Paul Terry; G: Allan Lamb.
- Dipak Patel. Born in India, made his debut for Worcestershire in the County Championship, and played international cricket for New Zealand.
Thank you for your participation and see you at the next Weekend Quiz!
We are back with the Cricket Writer
Weekend Quiz and your Quizmaster this
weekend is one other than our multiple winner
Abhishek throws down the gauntlet by setting
an interesting set of questions from the
treasure trove of trivia that occupies his mind!
As usual, to win the Quiz, you have to get all
the questions right and only the answers in the
comments section here will qualify for the
So shake away the cobwebs in your minds and
go for it! May the force be with you!
1. Two fast bowlers A and B grew up together
in the same locality (the name would be a
giveaway). They were so menacing a pair that
the local hospital had a ward named after
them — to accommodate the batsmen.
Identify both A and B.
2. In Big Bash League cricketers typically sport
nicknames on their jerseys. However, C was
not allowed to do the same by the sponsors.
3. Which is the only known school (not
college) to have produced six Test
wicketkeepers? Bonus points for naming all
4. In the same series, D batted one-handed to
help E reach his hundred and F batted one-
handed to help G reach his hundred. Identify
D, E, F, and G.
5. Cricketer H had his ancestral roots in one
continent, was born in a second, made his
First-Class debut in the domestic competition
in a third, and played for a nation in a fourth.