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Questions[edit]

Q1461[edit]

What dubious feat did Shafiul Islam do for the first time ever in the history of cricket? Sumant81 (talk) 05:18, 5 June 2013 (UTC)

Conceding 90+ in an ODI twice? Ovshake (talk) 09:57, 5 June 2013 (UTC)

Or will it be the dubious feat of holding the record for the two most expensive bowling analyses for a country in ODIs? Ovshake (talk) 09:58, 5 June 2013 (UTC)

That's a nice spot although not what I am looking for .Infact it is not even something to do with "bowling figures" but something to do with bowling. Sumant81 (talk) 10:25, 5 June 2013 (UTC)
Was in the news and happened in the recent series Bangladesh vs New Zealand Zimbabwe. Sumant81 (talk) 10:41, 6 June 2013 (UTC)
Think rules Sumant81 (talk) 08:56, 7 June 2013 (UTC)
Bowled two complete consecutive overs? WillE (talk) 21:05, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
This question had been bothering me for a while, since Bangladesh haven't played a full series against New Zealand with Shafiul Islam in quite some time. Did you mean vs Zimbabwe? In which case the answer is that he was the first bowler to be no-balled for breaking the stumps on his follow-through (surprisingly, not Steven Finn) [1]. AllylViolinPudding (talk) 21:39, 10 June 2013 (UTC)
That is correct,first bowler to be no balled for breaking the stumps .You are right it was a series against Zimbabwe ,I remember seeing it live and for whatever reason I have written it as New Zealand,sorry about that. Sumant81 (talk) 04:16, 11 June 2013 (UTC)

Q1462[edit]

Another quick one: what record came close to being broken this week, but wasn't? The record nearly broken was set in this match [2]. AllylViolinPudding (talk) 20:35, 14 June 2013 (UTC)

Something to do with Essex 20 all out ,Only 2 bowlers disimissing entire team? Essex had one runout so it wasnt nearly broken Sumant81 (talk) 07:34, 16 June 2013 (UTC)
Somewhat predictably, this question does concern this week's Essex vs. Lancashire match. However, the record I'm concerned with here is a batting one. AllylViolinPudding (talk) 12:26, 16 June 2013 (UTC)
I'm trying to think of a clue that doesn't give it away too obviously. The Test equivalent of this record is held by a South African, the ODI equivalent by a Bangladeshi batsman, and the T20 equivalent by a West Indian. AllylViolinPudding (talk) 06:40, 17 June 2013 (UTC)
Something to do with the number 11 batsman being the highest score in an innings? --Roisterer (talk) 08:09, 17 June 2013 (UTC)
Quite the other end of the scorecard, actually. The West Indian in question is Chris Gayle, and it's slightly unfair to label him with this undesirable record, as he's the only person ever to have done this in a T20. AllylViolinPudding (talk) 21:20, 17 June 2013 (UTC)
single person reaching score > =10 in an innings ? Not sure if the given first class match had the highest such innings Sumant81 (talk) 15:21, 18 June 2013 (UTC)
That's not it either. The Bangladeshi batsman is Javed Omar. I'll give the South African last, which should give it away. AllylViolinPudding (talk) 18:06, 18 June 2013 (UTC)
The South African batsman is Bernard Tancred. AllylViolinPudding (talk) 21:04, 19 June 2013 (UTC)

So lowest score while carrying his bat in an innings. Ovshake (talk) 21:30, 19 June 2013 (UTC)

Yep. Jaik Mickleburgh could have carried his bat for only 10*, but was ninth out. This compares with Dick Barlow's 5* in the cited match above. Your question, Ovshake. AllylViolinPudding (talk) 22:49, 19 June 2013 (UTC)

Q1463[edit]

Should be a sitter (especially if you look up). Who had the highest Test batting average in the 19th century? Ovshake (talk) 14:41, 23 June 2013 (UTC)

Charles Bannerman. He averaged 169 after the first test. WillE (talk) 18:00, 24 June 2013 (UTC)

Or, if I've used Statsguru correctly, at 31 December 1899, Sir Pelham Warner averaged 69.00. WillE (talk) 21:12, 25 June 2013 (UTC)

Indeed, WillE, and welcome back. All yours.

Q1464[edit]

Which player had the shortest career as England Captain? WillE (talk) 20:23, 27 June 2013 (UTC)

James Tredwell? AllylViolinPudding (talk) 21:50, 27 June 2013 (UTC)
Wha? James Tredwell has never capt... Ah, yes. ;o) Onwards and upwards. WillE (talk) 07:09, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
Was that the answer you originally wanted when you posted the question, or did you post it before the abandonment? I'm not even sure if my answer is historically correct (was anyone made captain, and then injured before the match started and never captained again?) AllylViolinPudding (talk) 07:32, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
You're right, A1VP - just an attempt at whimsy on my part... WillE (talk) 21:31, 29 June 2013 (UTC)
Fair enough, then... AllylViolinPudding (talk) 13:43, 30 June 2013 (UTC)

Q1465[edit]

Five people have ever achieved this: Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Nasir Jamshed, Joshua Cobb, and one other. What is it? AllylViolinPudding (talk) 13:43, 30 June 2013 (UTC)

Strangely, exactly five people have done this in Test cricket, as well. The one name missing from the above list is missing because the above achievement is essentially the only notable aspect of his cricketing career. AllylViolinPudding (talk) 21:13, 1 July 2013 (UTC)

But Cobb hasn't played Tests! Ovshake (talk) 06:43, 2 July 2013 (UTC)

No, he hasn't. The equivalent record in full Test cricket has been achieved by five people. But the five named people have achieved this in another situation. In fact, the fifth (unnamed) person has not played full Test, ODI or T20 cricket. AllylViolinPudding (talk) 07:33, 2 July 2013 (UTC)

James Pyke.[3] - double century on debut in Youth/U-19 tests. --Roberry (talk) 21:12, 2 July 2013 (UTC)

Yep - you've got it Roberry. I thought it was interesting that three had gone on to pretty distinguished international careers, while the other two have more or less vanished without trace. AllylViolinPudding (talk) 21:42, 2 July 2013 (UTC)
Roberry? AllylViolinPudding (talk) 07:24, 10 July 2013 (UTC)

Just to point out that Pyke still holds the highest List A score by a South Australian (177), so he's still remembered fondly in some parts. --Roisterer (talk) 08:37, 10 July 2013 (UTC)

Q1466[edit]

What Warwick Armstrong individual Test record stood for 111 years until it was beaten earlier this year? --Roberry (talk) 03:08, 13 July 2013 (UTC)

Highest score by a No.11 batsman on debut? [4] AllylViolinPudding (talk) 13:27, 13 July 2013 (UTC)

Yes it is. Amazing performance by Agar - more than doubling the old record, --Roberry (talk) 18:58, 13 July 2013 (UTC)

Q1467[edit]

What first-class cricket record was set in this match [5]? AllylViolinPudding (talk) 15:00, 14 July 2013 (UTC)

I see 10 of the 11 players whose surnames begin with M ,is that the one ? Sumant81 (talk) 15:16, 14 July 2013 (UTC)
Yes. It was a bit of a silly question. And, furthermore, the other team also had five players with names starting with 'M'. Your question, Sumant. AllylViolinPudding (talk) 15:19, 14 July 2013 (UTC)

Q1468[edit]

Only one another cricketer other than Chris Rogers had missed more matches for Australia between his debut and second match.Name him Sumant81 (talk) 06:10, 22 July 2013 (UTC)

Could it be Ritzy? WillE (talk) 21:57, 22 July 2013 (UTC)
Counting years and not matches, Sid Barnes' 1st was in 1938 and 2nd in 1946 (8 years later). Edgar Mayne's 2nd was 1912 (in the 2nd Test in the Triangular Tournament and in which he didn't bat or bowl) and 3rd in 1921 (9 years). Moondyne (talk) 03:49, 23 July 2013 (UTC)
Neither of them ,you dont have to look too far back to find the person .And I am assuming Ritzy is Hauritz,if so not him either Sumant81 (talk) 04:25, 23 July 2013 (UTC)
Brad Hogg? WillE (talk) 18:56, 23 July 2013 (UTC)
Correct 78 test matches missed between [6] & [7]. Blame it on the blonde guy Sumant81 (talk) 06:10, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
Sorry forgot to check back. Will try to put up a question within 12 hours. WillE (talk) 15:07, 27 July 2013 (UTC)

Seems that WillE has a completely different definition of the word 'hour'. Sigh. Ovshake (talk) 08:59, 30 July 2013 (UTC)

Seems that Ovshake missed the word 'try' in the sentence. Am snowed under in the real world and have no time to research a question, so if anyone can be bothered, please step it. WillE (talk) 21:05, 30 July 2013 (UTC)

Q1469[edit]

Here's one for you. Which suspected chucker once held a first class bowling record and still holds an unwanted Test record with 3? KingStrato (talk) 16:02, 7 August 2013 (UTC)

KingStrato, I think a hint is due. Ovshake (talk) 07:57, 29 August 2013 (UTC)

Hint 1: It's a fast bowling record and a test runs (or lack of) record. KingStrato (talk) 16:58, 29 August 2013 (UTC)

Arthur Mold? I think he had three innings in three matches without facing a ball. (And I now have a question if this is right...)WillE (talk) 10:57, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

It is indeed right. And at the time of his retirement he had taken more first-class wickets than any of his peers. Over to you. KingStrato (talk) 15:46, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

Have to say, I would settle for just getting onto the pitch in a test team... WillE (talk) 20:17, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

Q1470[edit]

What puts Dominic Cork in the esteemed company of Wally Hammond and WG Grace? It relates to his Derbyshire days, and to the lesser part of his "all roundedness". WillE (talk) 20:16, 1 September 2013 (UTC)

It's not something he could do on his own. WillE (talk) 10:50, 6 September 2013 (UTC)
He was batting at the time of each of the three occurences that pair him with Wally Hammond and WG. WillE (talk) 12:54, 7 September 2013 (UTC)
Only players to feature in three current county partnership records for batting.Johnlp (talk) 23:25, 7 September 2013 (UTC)
Hooray! I think that might be a new record. Only 6 days!! Oh, hang on, it was only six seconds that was the record. Was that you as well, John? WillE (talk) 07:02, 8 September 2013 (UTC)

Q1471[edit]

Easy one. What connects these places and which is the odd one out? Mumbai, Sydney, Pietermaritzburg, Port of Spain, Bangalore, Johannesburg, Chennai. Johnlp (talk) 10:47, 9 September 2013 (UTC)

Foreign born English cricket captains.I want to call out Johannesburg as the odd one it has the only captain to be left handed ? Sumant81 (talk) 11:38, 9 September 2013 (UTC)
Yes and no. Right connection, but the odd one out has to do with the place not the person. Johnlp (talk) 11:47, 9 September 2013 (UTC)
Pietermaritzburg -not a test ground ? Sumant81 (talk) 14:20, 9 September 2013 (UTC)
That's it. International cricket venues in Test-playing countries that England captains came from... but Pietermaritzburg has only hosted ODIs. Over to you. Johnlp (talk) 14:47, 9 September 2013 (UTC)

Q1472[edit]

With reference to Q1449 & for the benefit of our fellow quizzer User:Roisterer ,Who achieved the fourth instance recently? Sumant81 (talk) 16:34, 9 September 2013 (UTC)

Hint -The younger of the 2 brothers ,both of whom are native of Australia ,but play for an associate. Sumant81 (talk) 18:01, 10 September 2013 (UTC)
played for the dutch side. Sumant81 (talk) 02:33, 16 September 2013 (UTC)
Well, how about that. I live in the NT and usually anybody with even the vaguest link to the NT getting an international call-up gets huge coverage in the media here. However, I can't recall hearing about Ben Cooper at all. Good luck to him though. --Roisterer (talk) 07:38, 16 September 2013 (UTC)
Correct.Ben Cooper recently debuted for Netherlands in this odi .Sumant81 (talk) 08:08, 16 September 2013 (UTC)
Just wanted to comment that this marks my 50th correct answer in this quiz; the first time I have ever got close to 1/2 century in any form of cricket. And this has certainly been an innings that Bill Lawry would have described as "not from the text books": lots of inside edges, edges trough the slips, the odd agricultural hoik to cow corner, uncertain forward defence and enough plum lbw appeals turned down to incite even the most relaxed bowler to kick the stumps down in frustration. But, after raising my bat to acknowledge the crowds' cheers, I will press on, hoping for a century before my captain decides on an iffy declaration. --Roisterer (talk) 02:49, 19 September 2013 (UTC)
Congratulations Roisterer! And thank you for being one of those people who keep the quiz alive! Ovshake (talk) 07:02, 24 September 2013 (UTC)

Q1473[edit]

OK, hopefully this makes sense: A cricketer on his first tour of England tops his country's bowling averages. Then, nine years later, his younger brother also makes his first tour of England and he tops his country's bowling averages. Well done to the two of them and you have to work out who the two brothers are, which should be easy through a process of elimination. --Roisterer (talk) 02:57, 19 September 2013 (UTC)

Pedro Collins and Fidel Edwards?
No (are they brothers?). The brothers share the same surname. --Roisterer (talk) 00:15, 23 September 2013 (UTC)

Collins and Edwards are half-brothers indeed. Ovshake (talk) 07:03, 24 September 2013 (UTC)

Did they top the series bowling averages or the tour bowling averages? Ovshake (talk) 07:07, 24 September 2013 (UTC)
Apologies, the book I sourced the question from just says tops his country's bowling averages, my internet at home is broken and here at work I might have rouble explaining to IT why I was visiting cricketarchive.co.uk or similar. Hopefully my home internet will be up tonight and I'll be able to answer your question.

You're going the WillE way. Or are you WillE? Ovshake (talk) 08:57, 25 September 2013 (UTC)

Not guilty. WillE (talk) 11:11, 25 September 2013 (UTC)
Deleted this 'cos I didn't read the question properly!WillE (talk) 11:22, 25 September 2013 (UTC)

OK, it was tour bowling averages (as long as you pay no attention to players who took one wicket on tour for little runs). So, to recap, we want two brothers, who nine years apart (I realised I couldn't count when I earlier said "eight") on their respective first tour of England, top their team's tour bowling averages. And I think I can quite comfortably say that if you were to know which country they represented, this set of brothers would not be your first choice for the best tour owling averages. --Roisterer (talk) 03:39, 26 September 2013 (UTC)

Time for a clue; the tours occurred in the late 1960s and 70s respectively. --Roisterer (talk) 01:45, 29 September 2013 (UTC)
Hedley Howarth in 1969... Geoff Howarth in 1978. Johnlp (talk) 23:17, 29 September 2013 (UTC)
That's them. Geoff Howarth also topped the tour batting averages IIRC. --Roisterer (talk) 01:45, 30 September 2013 (UTC)

Q1474[edit]

Whose selection in the squad for a Test match at Lord's, and then subsequent omission from the Test side on a pitch that would have suited his bowling style, led Wisden's editor to question the sanity of the selectors? Johnlp (talk) 09:15, 30 September 2013 (UTC)

Could only be Sydney Pardon talking about Claude Buckenham ...--Roisterer (talk) 04:54, 1 October 2013 (UTC)
Ah well, you're in the right area and the right rant, but Buckenham wasn't the Lord's Test... whereas someone else was. Someone who in fact never did play Test cricket... Johnlp (talk) 08:26, 1 October 2013 (UTC)
...someone in fact who played first-class cricket for only another couple of years, and was dead a couple of years after that... Johnlp (talk) 23:08, 7 October 2013 (UTC)
Alonzo Drake? WillE (talk) 10:55, 9 October 2013 (UTC)
'fraid not. The player I'm looking for died of TB a century ago earlier this year. Johnlp (talk) 12:11, 9 October 2013 (UTC)
Thomas Jayes? WillE (talk) 12:47, 10 October 2013 (UTC)
That's the one. Sydney Pardon's problem with the selectors seems mostly to have been about the omission of Walter Brearley, whom he considered the finest pace bowler of the period. So he wasn't happy when Jayes was selected ahead of Brearley and then, when the groundsman had prepared a pitch for fast bowling, with Jayes' omission from the starting line-up. Similar ructions over Buckenham later the same season produced even more apoplexy: the selectors "touched the confines of lunacy", he wrote. Pardon blamed the selectors for losing the series after England had been one-up. Over to you, WillE. Johnlp (talk) 13:17, 10 October 2013 (UTC)

Q1475[edit]

What was the reason given by Ray East and David Acfield for standing at one end of a cricket pitch, before this game started, snapping their heads sharply from looking roughly at the stumps at the other end to a point many miles beyond the boundary? WillE (talk) 13:00, 15 October 2013 (UTC)

I don't think the dates quite match up but I'd love this to be something to do with the siege of Sealand. KingStrato (talk) 20:43, 15 October 2013 (UTC)
So, I looked at what major events occurred around the time of the match and got: "The Gay & Lesbian Solidarity March is held in Sydney, Australia to mark 10th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots (which later becomes the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras; later incorporating a festival)." Umm, perhaps the actions of East and Acfield were of solidarity with the march? --Roisterer (talk) 23:56, 15 October 2013 (UTC)
Both are interesting concepts, but the repeated snapping of the heads was due to the presence of specific people playing for the opposition. WillE (talk) 11:06, 18 October 2013 (UTC)
Nothing to do with the WSC players? --Roisterer (talk) 14:05, 18 October 2013 (UTC)
Both were WSC players, IIRC, but their fame was just as prominent for their County Chamionship exploits. Simon Hughes, '...and God created Cricket', recalls the incident. Answer tomorrow if no takers. WillE (talk) 11:18, 21 October 2013 (UTC)
Practising for bowling at Barry Richards and Gordon Greenidge. I have that book, but have never been able to read more than a few pages of it without getting irritated. Trying much too hard to be amusing, IMHO. Johnlp (talk) 13:01, 21 October 2013 (UTC)
Hurrah! You may be right about the book overall, but it was, unusually, an Essex anecdote I hadn't heard and it made me laugh... WillE (talk) 11:59, 22 October 2013 (UTC)
I've enjoyed other books by him and like his analysis on TV: just this one leaves me a bit cold. Johnlp (talk) 13:58, 22 October 2013 (UTC)

Q1476[edit]

The creator of Mike claimed to have opened the bowling with a Test cricketer who gave it all up to become a singer. Who, where and approximately when? (Two names, please.) Johnlp (talk) 13:58, 22 October 2013 (UTC)

"Mike" is a fictional cricketer who appears in several books. Johnlp (talk) 17:46, 24 October 2013 (UTC)

Right. Brett Lee? Curtly? Maurice Allom? But gave it all up to become is strectchign it a bit for all those those. Mike? Woodhouse presumably. 207.218.21.5 (talk) 16:11, 28 October 2013 (UTC)

You're heading in the right direction. Keep going... Johnlp (talk) 16:31, 28 October 2013 (UTC)
Colin Blythe? PG Wodehouse? About 1910? WillE (talk) 12:53, 30 October 2013 (UTC)
Wodehouse is indeed the creator of "Mike", the cricketer. But it wasn't Blythe who he opened the bowling with. Had it been eighty years later, the singer might well have auditioned on a Hughie Green show... Johnlp (talk) 14:42, 30 October 2013 (UTC)
Opportunity Knocks? WillE (talk) 15:55, 30 October 2013 (UTC)
Yes, well done. P. G. Wodehouse claimed to be the senior bowler of the two at Dulwich College (he was a couple of years older) and therefore to have had the choice of ends when they opened the bowling together. Over to you. Johnlp (talk) 17:03, 30 October 2013 (UTC)

Q1477[edit]

What 'magical' feat links Barry Stead, Graham Gooch, and (possibly) John Emburey? WillE (talk) 19:59, 5 November 2013 (UTC)

BOO!!! One of the feats involved a change of mind, the other two involved Test Matches finishing early - not. WillE (talk) 07:23, 9 November 2013 (UTC)
This match is one of those involved. WillE (talk) 12:22, 12 November 2013 (UTC)
Well, Stead never showed up for that match and played later that season for Notts. So perhaps the magic is that he appears on the scorecard when he never appeared for the actual game. Did Gooch do the same? BTW, Somerset had two absentees versus Hampshire in 1885, but they were not identified by name. Johnlp (talk) 12:37, 12 November 2013 (UTC)
Close enough. At the 13th hour, Barry Stead chose to accept Notts' offer of a contract rather than Essex's and so played for the Notts' 2nd XI on the same day the Essex game started, thus appearing on two scorecards on the same day. Gooch was playing at Lords vs Sri Lanka in 1988, with him and Tim Robinson at the crease with not many needed to win at start of play. Essex named Gooch for the match against Surrey at the Oval. Robinson batted like a snail, and the match carried on until two overs after lunch, by which time Essex had been in the field with 10 players having lost the toss. I think John Emburey did the same thing later that season but I couldn't locate a point of reference for it. Over to you, John. WillE (talk) 12:26, 13 November 2013 (UTC)

Q1478[edit]

Which double international had a trial at Bath City? Johnlp (talk) 18:07, 13 November 2013 (UTC)

MJK Smith? Arthur Milton? Dick Young? WillE (talk) 12:20, 21 November 2013 (UTC)
Ah, right, there is someone else out there... Neither of the international teams played for was England. Johnlp (talk) 14:15, 21 November 2013 (UTC)
Could it be Sammy Guillen? Roisterer (talk)
Ah, no. He was a double international in that he played for his "national" team in two sports... Johnlp (talk) 23:33, 21 November 2013 (UTC)
St Aubrun? WillE (talk) 11:52, 22 November 2013 (UTC)
No, but you're getting a bit warmer. Johnlp (talk) 13:41, 22 November 2013 (UTC)
Viv? WillE (talk) 20:16, 22 November 2013 (UTC)
Oh yes. The well-known Antiguan football international. Over to you. Johnlp (talk) 20:22, 22 November 2013 (UTC)

Q1479[edit]

Who, perhaps harshly, was in 1981 described by Fred Trueman as 'the worst bowler ever to play for Yorkshire'? WillE (talk) 22:08, 1 December 2013 (UTC)

Sigh. No-one? Not even a dart through the 1981 teams to see who didn't play many games? Mark Johnson. Fred's favourite to be the next Fred was Steve Silvester, but he didn't quite make it, despite some good games. A fair few more were tried in the late 70s, and by 1981 Mark Johnson was tried. "If that's all we've got", said Fred commentating on one of Johnson's 14 one day games, "We're in trouble. He's the worst bowler I've seen in a Yorkshire team." I felt it harsh then, and still think so now. Wonder what Fred would have made of bowling figures in the last few years of T20? WillE (talk) 20:37, 12 December 2013 (UTC)
Reading the Mark Johnson article I was impressed to see that David Warner was taking the time to edit Yorkshire's Yearbook: "Warner, David (2011). The Yorkshire County Cricket Club: 2011 Yearbook"
...and of course he also appeared in The Omen... Johnlp (talk) 10:33, 13 December 2013 (UTC)

Q1480[edit]

As a reasonable amount of time has passed, I'll add this: What does the following represent and why is it relevant?

  • 0-0-4-0-0-4-0-0-0-0-2-0-1-4-0(2 leg byes)-2-0-4-1-0-2-1-4-0-3-4-0-3-0-0-0-4-1-0-4-0-1-0(1 leg bye)-0-2-6-6-4-6-1-6-1-4-4-0-4-2-1-1-0-1-2 Lugnuts Dick Laurent is dead 09:43, 17 December 2013 (UTC)
Viv committing murder?? WillE (talk) 12:44, 18 December 2013 (UTC)
Haha, thanks for the bump! Close, but not quite. It was Adam Gilchrist's 57-ball ton at the WACA in 2006. Never beat the Aussies... Lugnuts Dick Laurent is dead 09:07, 23 December 2013 (UTC)


Q1481[edit]

What happened to this quiz?

3 years and no questions at all ? did you guys just run out of questions?

anyway, i got one

which is the cheapest 9 wicket hall in FC cricket? 117.217.177.96 (talk) 07:35, 2 April 2016 (UTC)

It's alive! :) I have an idea that the cheapest 9 wicket analysis is 9-7, but without looking it up I can't remember who it was by. JH (talk page) 08:51, 2 April 2016 (UTC)


Q1482[edit]

Who was the first cricketer to wear an helmet in international cricket?

Was it an Australian against the West Indian giant quicks? VasuVR (talk, contribs) 16:17, 28 May 2017 (UTC)

@VasuVRYes you are correct he is an Australian and his second name is also a rhyming word of "gallop"Abishe (talk) 04:33, 31 May 2017 (UTC)

Graham Yallop did ring a bell on the question. However, when some articles on internet claim Dennis Amiss used the first helmet, was not sure. VasuVR (talk, contribs) 09:20, 31 May 2017 (UTC)

Q1483[edit]

Who will win the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy ?

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  1. England Abishe (talk) 10:24, 28 May 2017 (UTC)
  2. India
  3. Australia
  4. New Zealand
  5. South Africa
  6. Bangladesh
  7. Pakistan
  8. Sri Lanka