The Somerset Cricket Quiz – Questions 21 – 40


21 What was unusual about the County Championship matches of 1919?

22 And those of 1939?

23 When did Somerset tie a game because the last opposing batsman took more than two minutes to arrive at the wicket?

24 Who beat Somerset in a day in 1947?

25 Who did likewise in 1953?

26 Who was the last Somerset player to do the double?

27 How many players have kept wicket for England and Somerset since the Second World War?

28 How many championship centuries did Bill Alley score when making his 3000 runs in 1961?

29 Which batsman scored three centuries against Northants between the years 1982 and 1983?

30 What is the highest score by a Somerset player in the county championship?


31 On which ground did Somerset win the John Player League title of 1979?

32 On which ground did Norman McVicker hit the last two balls for sixes to win the game for Leicestershire?

33 Who was the unfortunate bowler?

34 A Somerset bowler holds an unsurpassable record in Sunday League cricket. Who is he?

35 Trevor Gard had two serious injuries while keeping wicket in John Player League matches for Somerset. Who took over behind the stumps in the matches affected?

36 Name the fast bowler who returned a fine analysis at Bath in a J.P.L match against Lancashire in 1980 while deputising for Joel Garner.

37 What noteworthy performance did Bob Clapp record in the J.P.L.?

38 What is the most northerly ground on which Somerset have played in the Sunday league?

39 What is Joel Garner’s best bowling performance Gloucestershire?

40 And lan Botham’s best batting performance in the Sunday game?