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     WOLLASTON CRICKET CLUB NEW YEAR QUIZ

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1)  Which year was the Third team formed?

2) Who are the two famous cricketers shown below? 

3) How many times has our First team won division one? And what year (or years)?

4) What's the most consecutive seasons anyone has captained Wollaston?

5)  Who was that captain?

6) How many First team Club Numbers have been allocated.

7) Name the players and the year featured in the photograph below.

    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8) When did we relocate to our present ground?

9) Where was our previous ground?

10) Name the two cricketers below

11)  Which county hosts our Third team?

12) Name the four Wollaston players to go on to play for Northamptonshire before WW2 ?

13) What is Wollaston First team's highest and lowest recorded scores?

14) What was the name of the ex- England Test player who visited Wollaston CC to advise on the laying of our first artificial pitch?    He played in the 1970-71 Ashes series and took the last Australian wicket at Sydney to win the series.

15) Originally the pitches at Wollaston played east to west. What year did they change to north to south and why?

16) What is our Second team's highest and lowest recorded scores?

17) Name the players and year for the photograph below

                

18)  Which cricketer played for Wollaston before going on play three Test matches and four ODI's for England?

19) Who has hit the most Third team sixes and how many?

20) How many First team centuries have been scored?

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1)  Which year was the Third team formed?

2010

 

2) Who are the two famous cricketers shown below? 

 

 

Chris Perry and David Graveney (ex England selector)

3) How many times has our First team won division one? And what years (or year)?

Five times   1959  1960  1961   1974  2007

4) What's the most consecutive seasons anyone has captained Wollaston?

36 years on the trot!

5)  Who was that captain?

H.J. Lucy

6) How many  First team Club Numbers have been allocated.

205

7) Name the players and the year featured in the photograph below

 

                    

Paul Bates     David Clarkson     Simon Driver     Lewis Bates     Mark Gibbs     John Pike    Andy Kowal    Steve Musgrave    Neal Perry

                    Liam Bates        Jimmy Hart        Chris Perry (captain)        Matthew Jones        James Cowell        Mark Carter

2011

8) When did we relocate to our present ground?

1922

9) Where was our previous ground?

Wollaston Hall (now Scott Bader)

10) Name the two cricketers below

JJ Coutts & Nick Mosey 2015

11)  Which county hosts our Third team?

Buckinghamshire

12) Name the four Wollaston players to go on to play for Northamptonshire before WW2 ?

Vern Murdin    Reg Partridge     Ben Bellamy and Cyril Perkins

13) What is Wollaston First team's highest and lowest recorded scores?

332 for 8 v Weekley Warkton 2021       26 all out v Overstone 1972

14) What was the name of the ex- England Test player who visited Wollaston CC to advise on the laying of our first artificial pitch?    He played in the 1970-71 Ashes series and took the last Australian wicket at Sydney to win the series.

Derek Underwood in 1985

15) Originally the pitches at Wollaston played east to west. What year did they change to north to south and why?

1985          To accommodate the Wollaston by-pass

16) What is our Second team's highest and lowest recorded scores?

318 for 6 v Heyford 2016      9 all out v Irthlingborough 1963

17) Name the players and year for the photograph below

Ben Pegg   Andrew Silsby   Nick Dawson   Rex Boddington   Marcus Gross   Alex Melia   Dave Ekins

Craig Boddington  Harry Broome  James Pegg   David Ward  David Pegg  Nathan Richards

2012

18)  Which cricketer played for Wollaston before going on play three Test matches and four ODI's for England?

Olly Stone

19) Who has hit the most Third team sixes and how many?

Craig Boddington 79

20) How many First team centuries have been scored?

40

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