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Sir Donald Bradman Test match Cricket Records

Highest career batting average (minimum 20 innings): 99.94

Highest series batting average (5 Test series): 201.50 (1931–32)

Highest ratio of centuries per innings played: 36.25% (29 centuries from 80 innings)

Highest 5th wicket partnership: 405 (with Sid Barnes, 1946–47)

Highest 6th wicket partnership: 346 (with Jack Fingleton, 1936–37)

Highest score by a number 5 batsman: 304 (1934)

Highest score by a number 7 batsman: 270 (1936–37)

Most runs against one opponent: 5,028 (v England)

Most runs in one series: 974 (1930)

Most centuries scored in a single session of play: 6 (1 pre lunch, 2 lunch-tea, 3 tea-stumps)

Most runs in one day’s play: 309 (1930)

Most double centuries: 12

Most double centuries in a series: 3 (1930)

Most triple centuries: 2 (equal with Brian Lara and Virender Sehwag)

Most consecutive matches in which he made a century: 6 (the last three Tests in 1936–37, and the first three Tests in 1938)

Bradman has averaged over 100 in seven different calendar years (*qualification 400 runs). No other player has achieved this in more than two calendar years.

Fastest player to reach 2000 (in 22 innings), 3000 (33 innings), 4000 (48 innings), 5000 (56 innings) and 6000 (68 innings)Test runs.

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:25.

Brian Close Quiz

Framed Mini Bat hand signed by Brian Close

Framed Mini Bat hand signed by Brian Close

Brian Close Quiz Questions

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1. When was Brian Close born?
a) 24 February 1931
b) 31 May 1940
c) 15 September 1935
d) 18 December 1928

2. Where was Brian Close born?
a) Guiseley
b) Rawdon
c) Yeadon
d) Bradford

3. Where did Brian Close make his Test debut?
a) Lord’s
b) Edgbaston
c) Old Trafford
d) Headingley

4. How old was Brian Close when he made Test debut?
a) 19 years 221 days
b) 15 years 125 days
c) 17 years 364 days
d) 18 years 149 days

5. Against which country did Brian Close make his Test debut?
a) New Zealand
b) India
c) Australia
d) South Africa

6. When did Brian Close play a Test against South Africa?
a) 1949
b) 1951
c) 1955
d) 1970

7. When did Brian Close play full series of five Tests?
a) 1950-1951
b) 1963
c) 1966-1967
d) 1976

8. How many Tests did Brian Close play as captain?
a) 11
b) 7
c) 10
d) 4

9. Against which country did Brian Close play his last Test?
a) India
b) Pakistan
c) West Indies
d) Australia

10. How long was the interval between Brian Close’s first and last Tests?
a) 19 years
b) 21 years
c) 24 years
d) 27 years

Brian Close Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Brian Close born?
a) 24 February 1931

2. Where was Brian Close born?
b) Rawdon

3. Where did Brian Close make his Test debut?
c) Old Trafford

4. How old was Brian Close when he made Test debut?
d) 18 years 149 days

5. Against which country did Brian Close make his Test debut?
a) New Zealand

6. When did Brian Close play a Test against South Africa?
c) 1955

7. When did Brian Close play full series of five Tests?
b) 1963

8. How many Tests did Brian Close play as captain?
b) 7

9. Against which country did Brian Close play his last Test?
c) West Indies

10. How long was the interval between Brian Close’s first and last Tests?
d) 27 years

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:16.

Anthony William Greig Quiz

Tony Greig

Tony Greig (Photo: The Sydney Morning Herald)

(This quiz is about Test cricketer Anthony William Greig popularly known as Tony Greig.)

Anthony William Greig Quiz Questions

1. When was Anthony William Greig born?
a) 9 February 1944
b) 8 April 1940
c) 7 August 1949
d) 6 October 1946

2. Where was Anthony William Greig born?
a) Durban
b) Pretoria
c) Queenstown
d) Cape Town

3. Which college did Anthony William Greig attend?
a) Queen’s College
b) St. Paul’s College
c) Sacred Heart College
d) Government College

4. Against which country did Anthony William Greig make his Test debut?
a) Australia
b) India
c) New Zealand
d) Pakistan

5. Who was controversially run out by Anthony William Greig in West Indies in 1974?
a) Lawrence Rowe
b) Alvin Kallicharan
c) Rohan Kanhai
d) Bernard Julien

6. Where did Anthony William Greig play his first Test as England’s captain?
a) Lord’s
b) Edgbaston
c) Old Trafford
d) Oval

7. Whom did Anthony William Greig help to found World Series Cricket?
a) Rupert Murdoch
b) Robert Maxwell
c) Kerry Packer
d) Edward Turner

8. When did Anthony William Greig die?
a) 26 January 2009
b) 14 June 2008
c) 30 September 2002
d) 29 December 2012

9. Where did Anthony William Greig die?
a) Sydney
b) Trinidad
c) Christchurch
d) Salisbury

10. At which hospital did Anthony William Greig die?
a) St. Andrew’s Hospital
b) Holy Spirit Hospital
c) St. Vincent’s Hospital
d) St. Margaret’s Hospital

Anthony William Greig Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Anthony William Greig born?
d) 6 October 1946

2. Where was Anthony William Greig born?
c) Queenstown

3. Which college did Anthony William Greig attend?
a) Queen’s College

4. Against which country did Anthony William Greig make his Test debut?
a) Australia

5. Who was controversially run out by Anthony William Greig in West Indies in 1974?
b) Alvin Kallicharan

6. Where did Anthony William Greig play his first Test as England’s captain?
a) Lord’s

7. Whom did Anthony William Greig help to found World Series Cricket?
c) Kerry Packer

8. When did Anthony William Greig die?
d) 29 December 2012

9. Where did Anthony William Greig die?
a) Sydney

10. At which hospital did Anthony William Greig die?
c) St. Vincent’s Hospital

 

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:33:50.