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Cricket Speakers Quiz

Getting into the spirit of the sport, we’ve been reflecting on some of England’s greatest achievements in cricketing history and have put together a quiz to help test and expand your knowledge.

Benny Lawrence
3 Apr 2023
Sport

As the clocks have gone forward and we’ve officially entered British Summer Time, we’re getting excited for the return of one of the season’s most-loved sports – Cricket. With the longer, warmer days on the horizon, it’s not long now until we’ll be outside and enjoying the game, either as players or spectators. Getting into the spirit of the sport, we’ve been reflecting on some of England’s greatest achievements in cricketing history and have put together a quiz to help test and expand your knowledge. With so much talent, we’ve included a few of our most-popular cricket speakers, who are all available to book with us for your next event. Have a go and let us know how you get on by tagging us on Instagram @evolve_talent_speakers.

Which former England international hit a historic double hundred in the 1997 Ashes at Edgbaston?

Mark Butcher
Former team
Nasser Hussain OBE
Former team
Graham Thorpe MBE
Former team

Who captained England to 26 Test Match victories?

Andrew Strauss OBE
Former team
Sir Alastair Cook
Former team
Michael Vaughan OBE
Former team

Following a career high, including becoming England’s highest wicket-taker of the 2003/4 tour of the West Indies, who went onto be ranked as the ICC’s number one test bowler?

Darren Gough MBE
Former team
Steve Harmison MBE
Former team
Simon Jones MBE
Former team

Which former international retired from the professional sport in 2014, and went onto become a presenter, commentator, and pundit for the sport?

Isa Guha
Former team
Shaun Pollock OIS
Former team
Kevin Pietersen MBE
Former team

Which former international notoriously had the nickname ‘Whispering Death’ due to their silent light-footed run-up?

Michael Holding
Former team
Andy Caddick
Former team
Shaun Pollock OIS
Former team

Which former international is a keen musician and can often be found on the radio and events playing his music?

Robert Key
Former team
Mark Butcher
Former team
Ryan Sidebottom
Former team

Which former international hit 17 test match hundreds over his 15-year career, including a high-score of 281 against Australia in 2001?

Nasser Hussain OBE
Former team
Andy Flower OBE
Former team
VVS Laxman
Former team

Who is England’s highest ever Test run-scorer, with a total of 12,472?

Andrew Strauss OBE
Former team
Graham Gooch OBE
Former team
Sir Alastair Cook
Former team

Which former international bowler took over 1,000 first-class wickets over their 15-year career?

Phil Tufnell
Former team
Harry Gurney
Former team
Darren Gough MBE
Former team

Which former international is one of just 25 players in the sport’s history to score 100 first-class centuries?

Robert Key
Former team
Mark Ramprakash MBE
Former team
Mike Gatting OBE
Former team

We hope you enjoyed our quiz! How did you do? Let us know by tagging us on Instagram @evolve_talent_speakers and stay tuned for more sporting quizzes!

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