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Post by Liam_Main Sat 11 Jun - 11:58

Round 1) Who am I?

1) I was the first person to score a test century, who am I?- Charles Bannerman
2) I was called 'Big Bird', who am I?- Joel Garner
3) I was called the Master Blaster before Sachin Tendulkar, who am I?- Viv Richards
4) I was born in one country, played for another country, and was banned in the 3rd country for playing for the 4th country, who am I?- Robin Jackman
5) My first international cap was in 2003, I then didn't secure a place in the side till 2011, I am South African, who am I?- Morne Van Wyk

General Questions

6) The first official international cricket match was held in 1844. Which were the participating countries?- Canada and The USA
7) In 1997, the first in a series of two cricket games between India and Sri Lanka included the highest total ever reached by one side in one innings of a test match. How many runs did the top-scoring Sri Lankans accumulate?- 952
8) Eoin Morgan and Dirk Nannes in total have played for how many national teams?- 4 (Ireland, England, Netherlands, Australia)
9) Ajantha Mendis recently broke the International T20 record for the best bowling figures yet, what were his figures in that memorable match?- 6/16
10) Hampshire legend Dominic Cork is now at what age?- 40


Anyone can join, and as always PM me your answers

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LondonTiger- 10
Mad For Chelsea- 9
JDizzle- 4
GG- 4



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Post by eirebilly Sat 11 Jun - 12:04

Sound like a good idea to me thumbsup
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Post by Liam_Main Sat 11 Jun - 12:05

eirebilly wrote:Sound like a good idea to me thumbsup

Good man Billy thumbsup
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Post by guildfordbat Sat 11 Jun - 12:07

Liam - that's very good of you, I'm sure there would be a lot of interest.

I might see if I could join up with the Corporal. We would almost certainly play our Joker on 'Surrey in the 1970s' - trust you are planning to include that as a regular round .... Wink

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Post by Liam_Main Sat 11 Jun - 12:10

guildfordbat wrote:Liam - that's very good of you, I'm sure there would be a lot of interest.

I might see if I could join up with the Corporal. We would almost certainly play our Joker on 'Surrey in the 1970s' - trust you are planning to include that as a regular round .... Wink

I think i'll pass on that one Guilford!

Maybe Durham in the 2000s instead? Whistle
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Post by Corporalhumblebucket Sat 11 Jun - 12:22

I'm up for that - Very Happy

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Post by Mike Selig Sat 11 Jun - 14:07

An excellent idea, count me in please!

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Post by Duty281 Sat 11 Jun - 16:45

Yeah sure I'm in.

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Post by Fernando Sat 11 Jun - 17:08

im in , ill be the whipping boy of the league Smile

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Post by Guest Sat 11 Jun - 20:54

I'm in!

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Post by legendkillar Sat 11 Jun - 21:19

I am in if we are allowed google Wink

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Post by Gregers Sat 11 Jun - 21:23

Im in

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Post by Liam_Main Sat 11 Jun - 21:34

legendkillar wrote:I am in if we are allowed google Wink

Unfortunately you can't Legend Wink
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Post by Guest Sat 11 Jun - 21:35

legendkillar wrote:I am in if we are allowed google Wink

If that mod does, then I will too! Wink

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Post by Liam_Main Sat 11 Jun - 21:39

I'm going on holiday next week so i'm wondering should I put the questions up on say Monday/ Tuesday or put them up after i've been on holiday?


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Post by Guest Sat 11 Jun - 21:41

Do it after mate. There's no rush!

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Post by Liam_Main Sat 11 Jun - 21:42

Okay mate,will give me more to time to find some challenging questions Wink
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Post by hodge Sat 11 Jun - 22:12

mmaaayyyyybbbbeeeee

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Post by legendkillar Sat 11 Jun - 22:17

Not challenging Smile

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Post by Guest Sat 11 Jun - 22:18

go for it mate

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Post by JDizzle Sat 11 Jun - 23:32

I will be up for this!

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Post by Liam_Main Sat 11 Jun - 23:56

Quite a few interested,brilliant!
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Post by ShankyCricket Sun 12 Jun - 12:29

liam
I am there mate.

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Post by Corporalhumblebucket Sun 12 Jun - 13:45

fernando wrote:im in , ill be the whipping boy of the league Smile
There will be quite a bit of competition for that position! Very Happy

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Post by cbowen1988 Mon 13 Jun - 12:11

Sounds good mate. I'm in.

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Post by Mad for Chelsea Mon 13 Jun - 15:55

I'm in too, great idea Very Happy

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Post by Liam_Main Mon 13 Jun - 15:58

Glad quite a few people are up for it!

Round 1 of the Cricket Quiz will start next week OK
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Post by legendkillar Mon 13 Jun - 18:17

Good Lad.

Looking forward to it.

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Post by GG Sun 19 Jun - 17:31

Am I too late to join?

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Post by Liam_Main Mon 20 Jun - 9:59

Nope GG your not
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Post by ShankyCricket Mon 20 Jun - 11:18

liam
When are you starting this mate?

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Post by Guest Mon 20 Jun - 11:42

he is on holiday and will start it when he gets back

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Post by Liam_Main Thu 23 Jun - 16:29

Round 1 has started! OK
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Post by Fists of Fury Thu 23 Jun - 16:35

1) Ryan Sidebottom started his England career at what place in the batting order? 3 as a nightwatchman was it?
2) To the nearest 1000 how many test runs did Don Bradman make? 4000
3) Who has recently been appointed as Englands T20 vice-captain? morgan
4) In a career who has hit the most sixes in test matches? gilchrist
5) Ricky Ponting has hit how many one-day centuries? 23
6) P _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ l Name the Indian Keeper
7) The first domestic Twenty-20 was between which two sides?
Experienced India batsman Rahul Dravid is now at what age?/ 35
9) Excluding the ball (which has a core made from cork or willow), how many pieces of wooden equipment are necessary for a game of cricket? 3, or 12 if youre literally counting pieces
10) Who was England`s top wicket taker during the 1992 Cricket World Cup?


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Post by Fists of Fury Thu 23 Jun - 16:35

Might be totally wrong on all of those, but off the top of my head in a rush at work I can be given a pass :p

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Post by Liam_Main Thu 23 Jun - 16:40

PM me them FOF don't give them away! :P
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Post by Fists of Fury Thu 23 Jun - 16:41

Oops!! Haha, sorry mate hadn't read the above posts, just dived in as I had a 2min breather from my work. So did I get any right?

Apologies again!

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Post by Liam_Main Fri 24 Jun - 0:57

Get your answers in people!
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Post by SuperTanker Fri 24 Jun - 10:48

How many posts do you have to have made before you can PM people? Want to ge tmy answers in!

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Post by Liam_Main Fri 24 Jun - 10:58

Tanker you should be able to PM people. Doesn't matter how many posts you've made. I think.. :P
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Post by Corporalhumblebucket Sat 25 Jun - 11:45

The rules? Is it basically you are meant to answer from existing knowledge without looking anything up anywhere or asking anyone?

As a West Ham supporter I would be quite pleased to be joint bottom of the league.... Crying or Very sad

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Post by Liam_Main Mon 27 Jun - 22:04

I will be counting no more answers in,results up tomorrow!
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Post by ShankyCricket Wed 29 Jun - 13:11

where are the results liam?

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Post by Liam_Main Wed 29 Jun - 16:41

Table and answers up!
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Post by Mad for Chelsea Wed 29 Jun - 19:46

whoah a perfect ten from me, things can only get worse from now Whistle

Seriously 6 and 7 were wild guesses, can't believe they were both right...

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Post by ShankyCricket Wed 29 Jun - 20:25

mate when are going to start round 2?

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Post by ShankyCricket Wed 29 Jun - 20:26

mate when are going to start round 2?

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Post by Liam_Main Wed 29 Jun - 20:27

Friday mate
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Post by Guest Wed 29 Jun - 21:18

well done mfc.

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Post by Gregers Wed 29 Jun - 21:31

Can I join the next round? Meant to enter the first round but exams/revision got in the way...

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