MiD DAY's Adelaide Oval quiz
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?
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