Cricket Quiz and this weeks “Stinker”

By Richard Beale……….

With the Ashes currently being played, (don’t mention the First Test !) I thought it would be topical this week that I do a cricket quiz

Question 1 : Who was the England Cricket Captain before Joe Root ?

Question 2  :Who was the Australian Cricket Captain before Steve Smith ?

Question 3 : Who was the last England Captain to win a series in Australia ?

Question 4 :  Who was the last Australian Captain to win a series in England ?

Question 5 : Who had match figures of 19 for 90 at the Old Trafford Test in 1956 ?.

Question 6   Who took the only other wicket, in that same match?.

Question 7 : Who took over from Ian Botham as Captain after the First  Test in 1981 ?.

Question 8 : What Australian Cities are the following Stadiums in ?

                      A – The Wacca, B – The “G”, C – The Gabba, D –The Oval.

Question 9 : Which Test County Ground in England will you find the Jimmy Anderson End.

Question 10: Below are “nicknames” of current past and present Test cricketers who are

                      they ?

ENGLAND : A – KP, B – Banger, C –The Gaffer, D – Rocky, E – Lord Ted,

                     F – The Burnley Lara, G – The Boil, H – Kipper.

AUSTRALIA :A – Wharny, B –Punter, C – The Don, D –Pigeon, E- Tugga

                      F – Dizzy, G –Pup, H –Binga.

This weeks “Stinker”.

The following Australian Test Cricketers Ricky Ponting, Chris Rogers, Justin Langer, Greg Chappell, Steve Waugh and Kerry O’Keefe have all got a connection. (Its nothing about playing cricket in Australia).

Answer in next weeks quiz.


Answer to last weeks “stinker” – The only Football League Club  with letters that cannot be “coloured ‘in