Somerset Women’s Cricket Quiz 2023 (And Answers)

Women’s Cricket in Somerset in 2023
Q1 – Who was appointed as captain of Somerset Women in 2023?Q1 – Emily Edgcombe
Q2 – Somerset Women were scheduled to play 8 matches in the 2023 Women’s County T20 competition – how many actually went ahead?Q2 – Two
Q3 – Which two players scored half-centuries as Somerset Women beat Wiltshire in a 50-over match in August 2023?Q3 – Daisy Jeanes and Laila Moledina
Q4 – Who was Western Storm’s leading wicket-taker in the 2023 regional season?Q4 – Chloe Skelton (19)
Q5 – The final match of the 2023 Women’s Ashes series was played at the County Ground, Taunton. Who scored a century for England during that match? Q5 – Nat Sciver-Brunt (129)
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Q6 – When did Somerset first form as a County Association within the Women’s Cricket Association?Q6 –1953
Q7 – Somerset hold the record for the highest score in English women’s T20 cricket, scored against Wales in 2013 – what is that score?Q7 – 255/3
Q8 – Who is Somerset Women’s leading wicket-taker across all formats?Q8 – Lorraine Szczepanski (125)
Q9 – How many times have Somerset won Division Two of the Women’s County Championship?Q9 – Four (2004, 2005, 2013, 2015)
Q10 – Which home ground have Somerset Women played at the most times in their history (in the Women’s County Championship or Women’s County T20)?Q10 – Willis Lane, North Perrott (18 times)
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Q11 – Which Somerset Women player hailed from the Czech Republic?Q11 – Magdalena Pokludova
Q12 – Four players who played for Somerset Women in their first ever Women’s County Championship game made their England debut in the same match, against the Netherlands in July 1999 – can you name them?Q12 – Laura Harper, Jackie Hawker, Hannah Lloyd and Kath Wilkins
Q13 – Which Somerset Women player made her England debut in 2023?Q13 – Lauren Filer
Q14 – Who holds the record for the highest List A score by a Somerset Women player, with 138* against Wales in 2015?Q14 – Sophie Luff
Q15 – Name the four players who have played for Somerset Women and have also won a Women’s Cricket World Cup.Q15 – Jan Godman (1993), Caroline Atkins (2009), Anya Shrubsole (2009, 2017), Fran Wilson (2017)
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Q16 – How many matches have Western Storm played at the County Ground, Taunton (during the Kia Super League, Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy and Charlotte Edwards Cup)?Q16 – 18
Q17 – Western Storm played their first match at the County Ground, Taunton in 2016 against Lancashire Thunder. Who took four wickets for Storm during that match?Q17 – Stafanie Taylor
Q18 – England played their first international match at the County Ground, Taunton in 1997. Who were their opponents?Q18 – South Africa
Q19 – Name either of the two players who scored a century at the County Ground, Taunton during the 2017 Women’s Cricket World Cup.Q19 – Nicole Bolton or Smriti Mandhana
Q20 – The first recorded women’s cricket match at the County Ground, Taunton, took place in 1953 between a Women’s Cricket Association XI and the South. How much did it cost for an adult to gain admission to the match?Q20 – 2 shillings.