The Somerset Cricket Quiz – Questions 1 – 20


1 Which Somerset captain had the initials S. M. J.?

2 Which Somerset skipper was known as “The Prophet”?

3 Which two Somerset captains have been headmasters of Millfield School?

4 Which Somerset captain was a Berkshire farmer?

5 Which Somerset captain was a Somerset farmer?

6 Which Somerset captain was born on a Red Indian reservation?

7 Which Somerset captain was a serving naval officer?

8 Which three players shared the captaincy officially in 1948?

9 Which Somerset captain was known as ” Bunty”?

10 Which Somerset captain did the double in his first season in county cricket?


11 On what ground did Harold Gimblett hit the fastest century of the first-class season of 1935 on his debut for Somerset?

12 On what ground did Arthur Wellard hit five sixes in one over v. Derbyshire in 1936?

13 Name two grounds on which Somerset have played at Yeovil.

14 And the ground at Bristol

15 Which distinguished Somerset John Player League bowling performance was given at Glastonbury by Graham Burgess?

16 What is the name of the (old) county ground at Bath?

17 On which ground outside the county did Somerset first play in the John Player League?

18 Where did the inaugural meeting of Somerset County Cricket Club decide that the county ground should be?

19 What rivers flow past the grounds at Bath and Taunton?

20 To which player is the Memorial Gates at the County Ground, Taunton, dedicated?