Have a crack at MiD DAY's WACA quiz

Jan 13, 2012, 07:49 IST | A Correspondent

Gulu Ezekiel tests your knowledge of Test cricket at Perth

Gulu Ezekiel tests your knowledge of Test cricket at Perth

1: When was the first Test match played at the WACA at Perth?
2: Who marked the Test match with a century on debut?
3: Who scored a century in a session (between tea and close of play) against England in December 1974?
4: When did India first play a Test match at Perth?
5: There were four century-makers in the Test. Name them.
6: Which is the only 'handled the ball' dismissal to be handed down to a batsman at the non-striker's end in Test cricket history?
7: Which is the only occasion on which England have won an Ashes Test at Perth?
8: Who came out to bat with aluminum against England in December 1979 before being forced to change it?
9: Dennis Lillee was involved in another controversial incident with a Pakistani batsman at Perth in November 1981. Who was he?
10: What are the best bowling match figures at Perth?
11: Who are the two bowlers to take hat-tricks at Perth?
12: What are the best innings bowling figures at Perth?
13: What is the highest individual score at Perth?
14: Which is the only sub-continental nation to win a Test match at Perth?
15: Who was the Man of the Match in that Test?

Australia v England, December 1970.
2: Australia's Greg Chappell.
3: Doug Walters
4: On their 1977-78 tour of Australia
5: India's Sunil Gavaskar and Mohinder Amarnath and Bob Simpson and Tony Mann (Australia)
6: Andrew Hilditch against Pakistan in March 1979.
7: They beat Australia by 166 runs in December 1978.
8: Dennis Lillee
9: Javed Miandad
10: 13 for 217 by Merv Hughes vs West Indies in December 1988.
11: Merv Hughes in the above Test and Glenn McGrath against West Indies in Dec. 2000.
12: 8 for 24 by Glenn McGrath against Pakistan in December 2004.
13: 380 by Matthew Hayden against Zimbabwe in October 2003.
14: India in January 2008.
15: Irfan Pathan.

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