Quiz Of
The Year

Comment and Analysis | 30th November 2010

Nottinghamshire fans have the chance to win a copy of 'What do points make' - a chronicle of the club's LV= County Championship winning campaign, by answering questions in our quiz of the year.

The first 35 are just for fun and you'll find the answers below but all entrants correctly answering questions 35-40 will be entered into the prize draw.

To stand a chance of winning, email your answers to questions 36-40 to competitions@nottsccc.co.uk with your name and contact details.

Entries must be received before 5pm on Friday 3rd December.

QUESTIONS

1. Which county did Graeme White leave to join Nottinghamshire?

2. Who was Nottinghamshire’s beneficiary in 2010?  

3. Who did Nottinghamshire play in their only first class warm-up match before the start of the LV= County Championship season?

4. Who scored Nottinghamshire’s first LV= County Championship half century of the season?

5. Who scored 141 against Nottinghamshire in their first CB40 match of the season?  

6. Against which county did Hashim Amla score his only century for Notts?

7. Which former Nottinghamshire great was part of the presentation party after the ICC World T20 Final in Barbados in May?

8. Who scored a century for Nottinghamshire at The Rose Bowl on his four day debut for the county    in May?

9. Which pair of Nottinghamshire batsmen put on 237 for the seventh wicket in the home win against Durham?  

10. Where did Nottinghamshire play their away LV= County Championship match against Kent?  

11. Which Nottinghamshire bowler took his first five wicket haul for the county in that fixture?  

12. And which of his bowling colleagues picked up his 300th first class wicket in the match against Essex at Chelmsford?  

13. How many wickets did Stuart Broad take in the second innings at Warwickshire in July?  

14. Which Notts batsman had scored his second LV= County Championship century of the season in the same match?  

15. Who skippered Nottinghamshire in their Friends Provident twenty20 campaign in
2010?  

16. Which Australian left arm quick bowler joined Notts for the twenty20 fixtures?

17. ‘Put some xxxxxx in your cricket’ What word is missing from Nottinghamshire’s Friends Provident t20 slogan?  

18. Who kept wicket in the four Friends Provident t20 matches that Chris Read was forced to miss through injury in 2010?  

19. Who did Nottinghamshire defeat in their twenty20 quarter final at Trent Bridge?

20. Which Nottinghamshire bowler dismissed Marcus Trescothick with the first ball of the match against Somerset at Taunton?  

21. Who scored his only first class century of the summer in the same match for Notts?

22. David Hussey scored Nottinghamshire’s highest individual score of the season against Yorkshire at Headingley Carnegie. How many did he score?  

23. Against which side did Scott Elstone make his CB40 debut for Notts in August?

24. Who won the Man of the Match Award in Nottinghamshire’s semi final defeat on twenty20 Finals day?  

25. Who had opened the Notts batting with Ali Brown in the same match?

26. Against which county did Nottinghamshire pick up 20 LV= County Championship wickets in one day in August?  

27. Which Nottinghamshire batsman was dismissed in the nineties in both innings against Lancashire at home?  

28. With three matches remaining, how many points clear at the top of the table did Nottinghamshire go after victory in that match?  

29. Which Western Australian replaced David Hussey as Nottinghamshire’s overseas player for the final part of the season?  

30. On which ground did Stuart Broad score his maiden Test century in August?

31. Why did Ryan Sidebottom only play in the first two days of the LV= County Championship match at Durham?

32. How many were Notts dismissed for in the first innings of their home 4-day match against Yorkshire?  

33. Why did the players leave the field at 5.25pm on the second day of their final LV= County Championship match at Old Trafford?  

34. Which Nottinghamshire player scored a career best total of 765 first class runs during 2010?

35. Who wore shirt number 19 for Nottinghamshire during 2010?

36. Who was the third Lancashire batsman to be dismissed on the final day of the LV= County Championship season?  

37. Nottinghamshire’s title win was their first since which season?

38. Who picked up Nottinghamshire’s Player of the Year Award?

39. In which country did Paul Franks play first class cricket during October and November?

40. Which former Somerset bowler signed for Nottinghamshire during November?

Answers

1    (NORTHANTS)
2    (RYAN SIDEBOTTOM)
3    (DURHAM UCCE)
4    (NEIL EDWARDS)
5    (JACQUES DU TOIT, LEICESTERSHIRE)
6    (KENT)
7    (SIR GARFIELD SOBERS)
8    (STEVEN MULLANEY)
9    (READ AND BROWN)
10    (TUNBRIDGE WELLS)
11    (ANDRE ADAMS)
12    (CHARLIE SHRECK)
13    (EIGHT)
14    (MARK WAGH)
15    (DAVID HUSSEY)
16    (DIRK NANNES)
17    (COLOUR)
18    (BILAL SHAFAYAT)
19    (SUSSEX)
20    (DARREN PATTINSON)
21    (SAMIT PATEL)
22    (251*)
23    (SCOTLAND)
24    (JOS BUTTLER)
25    (GRAEME SWANN)
26    (WARWICKSHIRE)
27    (ALEX HALES)
28    (SIXTEEN)
29    (ADAM VOGES)
30    (LORD’S)
31    (CALLED AWAY TO JOIN ENGLAND SQUAD FOR 20/20 INTL V PAKISTAN)
32    (FIFTY NINE)
33    (SUNLIGHT GLARING IN THE EYES OF THE BATSMEN)
34    (PAUL FRANKS)
35    (LUKE FLETCHER)

To stand a chance of winning, email your answers to questions 36-40 to competitions@nottsccc.co.uk with your name and contact details.

Entries must be received before 5pm on Friday 3rd December.

Darren Pattinson

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