Gulu Ezekiel tests your knowledge of Adelaide Tests
1: Who were the captains for the first Test match played at Adelaide Oval in Dec 1884? 2: What is India's record at Adelaide? 3: Who has scored the highest individual score for India at Adelaide? 4: Who scored his only century of the series in the Adelaide Test in January 1992? 5: Tendulkar claimed two prize wickets in the first innings of the above Test. Who were they? 6: What is the highest individual score at Adelaide? 7: Who was the first Indian to score a century in both innings of a Test match? 8: Who has the best innings bowling figures in an Adelaide Test? 9: Who took 6 for 55 in the first innings of his debut Test at Adelaide in Dec 1967? 10: What record was established in the Adelaide Test against the West Indies in January 1993? 11: On how many occasions have India crossed 500 at Adelaide? 12: How many centuries were scored in the January 1948 Adelaide Test? 13: What unfortunate record was established by Ricky Ponting when he scored 242 in the December 2003 Adelaide Test vs India? 14: Who has taken the only hat-trick in an Adelaide Test? 15: Who captained India for the first and only time in the first Test at Adelaide in Dec 1967?
--------------Answers-------------- 1: Billy Murdoch (Australia) and Arthur Shrewsbury Sr (England); 2: P-9; W-1; L-5; D-3 3: Rahul Dravid with 233 in Dec 2003; 4: Indian captain Mohammed Azharuddin (106); 5: Mark Taylor and Allan Border; 6: 299 not out by Don Bradman vs South Africa in Feb 1932; 7: Vijay Hazare at Adelaide in January 1948; 8: Albert Trott with 8 for 43 (on debut) for Australia vs England in January 1895; 9: Syed Abid Ali; 10: West Indies won by 1 run, the only such margin in Test history; 11: Three times (1985, 2003 and 2008); 12: Six--three each by Australia and India; 13: The highest individual score in Test history for a losing side; 14: Lance Gibbs of West Indies in Jan 1961 15: Chandu Borde