Somerset Cricket Quiz 2023 – No. 7 (and Answers)

Questions 121-140

2023-121 Name the three players who have twice scored 2000 runs in a season entirely for Somerset.2023-A121 Harold Gimblett, Graham Atkinson and Peter Wight.
2023-122 Four players have scored 1000 runs ten times or more. Name them.2023-A122 Harold Gimblett, Peter Wight, Bill Alley and Viv Richards.
2023-123 What have Brian Close, Bill Alley, Viv Richards, Colin McCool and Greg Chappell in common?2023-A123 All scored 1000 runs in their first season with Somerset.
2023-124 Two other players have done this. Who were they?2023-A124 Phil Slocombe, and Martin Crowe.
2023-125 Harold Gimblett leads the Somerset centurions with 40 100s’ then comes Viv Richards with 47. Who comes nexf?2023-A125 L. C. H. Palairet with 27.
2023-126 How many first-class centuries did M. M. Walford make for Somerset?2023-A126 Seven.
2023-127 And Sunil Gavaskar?2023-A127Two
2023-128 Who is the oldest man to have made a century for Somerset?2023-A128 Ernest Robson who made 111 in 1921 when he was 51.
2023-129 Who is the oldest man to have done the double?2023-A129 Bill Alley with 1915 runs and 112 wickets in 1962 when he was 43 years old.
2023-130 Who is the oldest man to have made his debut for Somerset?2023-A130 William Cecil Caesar who was 46 on his first appearance in 1946.
2023-131 He had previously played one first-class match for another county. When was this and what was the county?2023-A131 As far back as 1922 he had played in one game for Surrey.
2023-132 Which amateur (of 1910 vintage) had the longest name of any Somerset player?2023-A132 Humphrey Seymour Ramsey Critchley-Salmonson.
2023-133 Only three players have ever achieved the double twice in Somerset matches only. Who are they?2023-A133 Oddly all were team-mates: Jack White, Arthur Wellard and Bill Andrews.
2023-134 Who is the Yorkshire player who against Somerset recorded the only instance of a player scoring a century in each innings and taking five wickets in each innings?2023-A134 George Hirst who at Bath in 1906 scored 111 and 117* and took six for 70 and five for 45.
2023-135 Who is the player who in four separate matches against Somerset scored a century and took ten wickets?2023-A135 J. R. Mason of Kent.
2023-136 Six times in Somerset matches a bowler has taken all ten wickets in an innings, twice for and four against. Name the bowlers.2023-A136 Jack White and Ernest Tyler of Somerset, A. Drake (Yorkshire), A. E. Trott (Middlesex), T. Rushby (Surrey) and C. W. L. Parker (Gloucestershire).
2023-137 What is the best bowling analysis against Somerset by a member of a touring side?2023-A137 Nine for 38 by Bill O’Reilly of Australia at Taunton in 1930.
2023-138 How many wickets did Brian Langford take in the three matches of the Bath Festival of  1953 which marked his first-class debut?2023-A138  He took one against Lancashire, 14 against Kent and 11 against Leicestershire.
2023-139 How many Somerset bowlers have been called for throwing?2023-A139 Two, E. J. Tyler in 1900 and L. E. Bryant in 1960.
2023-140 Only one player has made more than 500 first-class appearances for Somerset. Who is he?2023-A140 Brian Langtord,