MiD DAY's Adelaide Oval quiz

Jan 24, 2012, 07:44 IST | A Correspondent

Gulu Ezekiel tests your knowledge of Adelaide Tests

Gulu Ezekiel tests your knowledge of Adelaide Tests

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

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