The Somerset Cricket Quiz – Answers 81 – 100

81 What was the combined playing span of J. C. White and Lionel Palairet?81 47 years, from 1891 to 1937.
82 Against which county did J. C. White take ten for 16 in 1921 and 16 wickets in 1919?82 Against Worcestershire in matches at Worcester and Bath.
83 How often did J. C. White score 1000 runs in a season?83 Twice, in 1929 and 1930.
84 Jack White holds the Somerset record for catches. How many?84 He took 391 catches altogether
The following Somerset players appeared with states, provinces or districts abroad. Identify their overseas sides.
85 D.J. S. Taylor in South Africa.85 Griqualand West.
86 Vic Marks in Australia.86 Western Australia.
87 Martin Crowe in New Zealand.87 Central District and Auckland.
88 Viv Richards in the West Indies.88 The Leeward Islands.
89 What did R. C. stand for?89 Raymond Charles.
90 Which public school did he attend?90 Charterhouse.
91 How many appearances did he make for Oxford in the Varsity match?91 Four.
92 What was his career span with Somerset?92 From 1919 to 1937.
93 What was his best bowling performance for them?93 Nine for 39 against Middlesex at Lord’s in 1924.
94 Who nicknamed him Robinson Crusoe?94 The famous amateur cricketer C. P. McGahey of Essex.
95 He shared in only two century partnerships, each time with the same batsman. Who was the other person?95 G. Young with whom he put on 160 against Essex at Knowle and 139 against Worcester at Taunton, both in 1928. 
96 How long did Wellard play with Somerset?96 From 1927 to 1950.
97 Twice he hit five sixes in an over. One of the bowlers to suffer was Armstrong of Derbyshire. Who was the other?97 Frank Woolley of Kent.
98 What advice was he repeatedly given when he unsuccessfully asked his native county, Kent, for a trial?98 “Much better be a policeman”
99 He was selected to go on the England tour which had to be cancelled because of the outbreak of war in 1939. Where would this tour have been going?99 To India.
100 Who was the Australian bowler whom he hit onto the grandstand balcony during the Lord’s Test of 1938?100 Stan McCabe.