CCM Edition 4 Quiz Answers
A County Quiz by Craig Tranter - ANSWERS
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)
Which South African provincial side did Kim Barnett play for between 1982 and 1988?
ANSWER - Boland
Which ground in Essex has played host to List A cricket, but has never staged a first-class match?
ANSWER - Purfleet
By how many points did Glamorgan beat Kent to win the 1997 County Championship?
ANSWER – Four points (Glamorgan 256, Kent 252)
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
Which Hampshire market town played host to its only first-class match against the touring South Africans in 1904?
ANSWER – Alton (Municipal Ground)
In which year did Leslie Ames become Wisden Cricketer of the Year?