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1) Who won the test series played between South Africa and Australia in 1910-11?

(a) South Africa
(b) Australia
(c) It was drawn
(d) The teams never played

2) Five English cricketers went on strike in 1896, what did they want?

(a) More pay
(b) Longer breaks
(c) Cold drinks
(d) 8 ball overs

3) W L Murdoch scored the first ever test double century in what year?

(a) 1856
(b) 1910
(c) 1884
(d) 1902

4) When was the first 5 test series between Australia and England played in Australia?

(a) 1894-95
(b) 1902-03
(c) 1882-83
(d) 1905-06

5) In what season was "Stumpcam" introduced?

(a) 1976
(b) 1971
(c) 1990
(d) 1988-89

6) At the MCG in March 1979 a bowler took 9-86, with the last 7 wickets falling for only 1 run. Who was it?

(a) Dennis Lillee
(b) Gary Gilmour
(c) Sarfraz Nawaz
(d) Michael Holding

7) In what year did Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar make his 30th test century?

(a) 1976
(b) 1977
(c) 1983
(d) 1980

8) Pakistani batsman Zaheer Abbas made 235 not out against India at Lahore in what year?

(a) 1978
(b) 1981
(c) 1974
(d) 1971

9) Ian Botham made the fastest ever test double century against India in 1982. How many balls did it take?

(a) 191
(b) 246
(c) 220
(d) 154

10) Bill O'Reilly and Clarrie Grimmett played their last series together in what year?

(a) 1935-36
(b) 1943-44
(c) 1928-29
(d) 1947-48



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