< BACK

The VE Day Cricket Quiz


  1. The first of the Victory Tests between England and Australian Services XI started just 11 days after VE Day.  Who won it?

  2. Which former England captain was born in Italy?

  3. I played for England both sides of the 2nd World War, winning 85 caps, while during it I graced The Rec.  Who am I?

  4. Which Dutch bowler once famously took 7 for 15 at The Rec?

  5. Who did Ireland famously beat in the group stages of the 2007 Cricket World Cup?

  6. Which nation lost in the semi-finals of the 1979 ICC Trophy to the eventual winners, Sri Lanka?

  7. Who was the first full member of the ICC beaten by Scotland in an ODI?

  8. Which former England bowler was born in Denmark?

  9. My test career for England straddled World War II.  I though graced The Rec during it.  I come from a cricketing dynasty.  Who am I?

  10. Which nation took silver in Cricket at the 1900 Olympic Games?

  11. Excluding England, which was the first nation from Europe to play in the Cricket World Cup?

  12. Who skippered an England XI when it infamously lost to Holland on matting in 1989?

  13. Where is the European Cricket Council based: Amsterdam, Brussels, Dublin, Edinburgh or London?

  14. During his short spell at The Rec, Danny Johnson also represented which country?

  15. Who was the first Dutch cricketer to play county cricket?

  16. How many associations are currently affiliated to the European Cricket Council?

  17. Holm Field the home of Sion Mills CC will go down in cricket folk law history as the venue for which famous win by David over Goliath? 

  18. Which recent Australian test cricketer was born in Portugal?

  19. I was awarded a CBE for services to Cricket in the Queen’s 1973 Birthday Honours List having played at The Rec during World War II.  Who am I?

  20. Which former England opening batsman was born in Germany?

< BACK

Leave a comment:
Tag Cloud

From the club shop

Torquay Cricket Club Clothing
Torquay Cricket Club Clothing
Torquay Cricket Club Clothing
Torquay Cricket Club Clothing
Torquay Cricket Club Clothing
Torquay Cricket Club Clothing
Torquay Cricket Club Clothing
Torquay Cricket Club Clothing
Torquay Cricket Club Clothing
Torquay Cricket Club Clothing
Torquay Cricket Club Clothing
Torquay Cricket Club Clothing

Our Sponsors

Ponticello
Darnells
RoofWorx
Contour
Narracotts Architects
DGM
DGM
GMM
Osborne Hotel
Pincombes Estate Agents
Renaissance Retirement
wiltshires
Bibse
Cheif Rentals
3AD
Carpet King
Baker Estates