Fancy-dress, oil-well firefighters and umpires’ day jobs: yes it’s the Guerilla Cricquiz No 1

England On the fancy-dress Saturday of the 1997 Headingley Test match, spectator Brancha Resic was knocked unconscious when he was tackled by stewards for illegally entering the field of play. But what was he dressed as?

a) The back end of a pantomime cow

b) Wonder Woman

c) The Queen

d) A large can of Tetley’s

West Indies Which of these West Indies batsmen has not been dismissed by the first ball of a Test match?

a) Roy Fredericks

b) Gordon Greenidge

c) Daren Ganga

d) Chris Gayle

Inidia The Indian Premier League is currently an eight-team tournament, although expansion to 10 teams is mooted for the 2022 tournament. But how many franchises in total, including those now defunct, have there been over the competition’s 13-year history?

a) 11

b) 12

c) 13

d) 14

Pakistan Younus Khan is the highest run scorer for Pakistan in Test cricket with a total of 10,099, but can you name the batsman second to him in the list?

a) Mohammed Yussuf

b) Inzamam Ul-Haq

c) Hanif Mohammed or

d) Javed Miandad

Ireland Which Ireland cricketer shares his surname with an internationally renowned American oil-well firefighter?

a) Mark Adair

b) Trent Johnston

c) William Porterfield

d) Paul Stirling

Zimbabwe Which was the first international team to tour Zimbabwe after it was renamed from Rhodesia?

a) Pakistan

b) New Zealand

c) Sri Lanka

d) India

South Africa In the T20 domestic Mzansi League which team is known as the Rocks?

a) Paarl

b) Cape Town

c) East London

d) Durban

Australia Before the days when umpiring was fully professional, Lou Rowan, the often-controversial Australian who officiated in the 1960s and 70s, had what day job?

a) Police detective

b) Orthodpaedic surgeon

c) Jazz vibraphonist

d) Cattle drover

Bangladesh Who is the only player to have scored as many as 10 Test centuries for Bangladesh?

a) Mominul Haque

b) Shakib Al Hasan

c) Mushfiqur Rahim

d) Mohammed Ashraful

Afghanistan The first-class tournament in Afghanistan includes six teams based on the countries. One contains a cricketing term in its name. Which?

a) Boost-e-Ball

b) Spin Ghar

c) Ainak Cut

d) Amo-Mis-Hit

New Zealand In 2015, New Zealand played under another name for the first ODI match of their tour to Zimbabwe. What was it?

a) Kiwi Africans

b) NZ Giants

c) Aotearoa

d) New Zealand Maoris

Sri Lanka Which Sri Lankan has been out for the most ducks in Test cricket?

a) Rangana Herath

b) Marvan Atapattu

c) Muttiah Muralitharan

d) Suranga Lakmal

Answers in one of our articles Tomorrow

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