Turl CC ‘up all night’ cricket quiz

quizTurl CC quiz master, Dave Barclay, returns to Declaration Game with the ‘up all night’ quiz. Like its predecessor, the Great After Dinner Quiz, the ‘up all night’ deals with English Test cricket.

There are eleven rounds; round 1 has a single answer, round 2 has two answers.. up to round 11 which seeks eleven answers.

All eleven rounds will be covered during the five first four days of the 1st Ashes Test at Brisbane, giving you all night to come up with the answers which will be published the following day on the ‘up all night’ answers post.

Brisbane Test Day 1 – night of 20 November

Round 1

Who is the only England Test batsman to average more than 100 in more than one Test series?

Round 2

Which two England Test players have had the initials K.P.?

Round 3

Which three Test captains of England touring teams at one time occupied a seat in the House of Lords?

Round 4

Name the four England post-war Test bowlers (qualification: 50 wickets) whose strike rates would round (to the nearest integer) to 50 or less?

Brisbane Test Day 2 – night of 21 November

Round 5

Name the five Englishmen who have scored a Test 300.

Round 6

Name six England players, whose careers are complete (i.e. not Graeme Swann) who have scored 1,000+ runs but never scored a Test 100.

Brisbane Test Day 3 – night of 22 November

Round 7

In which seven English cities has Test cricket been played?

Round 8

Ian Botham took five wickets on Test debut (1977). Eight bowlers have done so since – who are they?

Round 9

Name Devon Malcolm’s nine South African victims in the 2nd innings at the Oval in 1994

Brisbane Test Day 4 – night of 23 November

Round 10

Since Basil D’Oliveira’s debut for England, ten South African born cricketers have played for England – name them.

Round 11

Between Chris Old’s debut and Chris Tremlett’s appearance at Brisbane (his final Test?), eleven Christophers have played for England. Who were they?


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2 responses to “Turl CC ‘up all night’ cricket quiz”

  1. allandray says :

    Round 5

    Andy Sandham Sabina Park, 1930, Wally Hammond Auckland 1933, Len Hutton Oval 1938, John Edrich Headingley 1965, Graham Gooch Lord’s 1990.

    Round 6; Fred Titmus, Mike Brearley, Ashley Giles, Geoff Miller, Bob Taylor,

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