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CCM Edition 4 Quiz Answers

A County Quiz by Craig Tranter - ANSWERS

Q1) Durham

When Durham were a minor county team, in what year did they become the first side to beat a first-class county in the Gillette Cup?

ANSWER – 1973 (defeated Yorkshire in Round 1)

Q2) Derbyshire

Which South African provincial side did Kim Barnett play for between 1982 and 1988?

ANSWER - Boland

Q3) Essex

Which ground in Essex has played host to List A cricket, but has never staged a first-class match?

ANSWER - Purfleet

Q4) Glamorgan

By how many points did Glamorgan beat Kent to win the 1997 County Championship?

ANSWER – Four points (Glamorgan 256, Kent 252)

Q5) Gloucestershire

The sport of ‘stow-ball’ is a related version of cricket and was first played in Gloucestershire during the 16th century. In the game, what is the alternative name given to the bat?

ANSWER - Stave

Q6) Hampshire

Which Hampshire market town played host to its only first-class match against the touring South Africans in 1904?

ANSWER – Alton (Municipal Ground)

Q7) Kent

In which year did Leslie Ames become Wisden Cricketer of the Year?