2011: Quiz Of The Year 

Featured News | 30th December 2011

You can win a pair of tickets for day three of England’s Investec Test against the West Indies at Trent Bridge in July by taking part in our quiz of the year.

Our 40 questions have been designed to test your knowledge of all things Nottinghamshire with an additional tiebreaker question to split any dead heat.

Email your answers to competitions@nottsccc.co.uk before 5pm on Monday 9 January.

1. Which two Nottinghamshire players appeared for Zimbabwe’s Mid-West Rhinos during the early months of 2011?

2. Why did Notts director of cricket, Mick Newell, have to miss the pre-season tour of Abu Dhabi and Dubai?

3. Who was the first Nottinghamshire player to appear for the England Lions in 2011?

4. The first class season began with Nottinghamshire’s match against the MCC in Abu Dhabi. Who took the first wicket of the new season and who did he dismiss?

5. Notts gave first class debuts to which two players in that match?

6. Who scored a century for MCC in the same fixture?

7. Who did Notts Outlaws defeat in the final of the Emirates Airlines T20 tournament in Dubai?

8. Riki Wessels scored a century in the pre-season friendly at Trent Bridge in April. Who were the opposition?

9. Who scored 165 for Notts against Oxford University in April?

10.  Charlie Shreck played his first match of the season on loan with which other county?

11.  Who scored Nottinghamshire’s first championship hundred of the season?

12.  Who kept wicket for Hampshire on the third morning of the championship match at Trent Bridge in April?

13.  In Notts’ unlikely recovery to win at Headingley, which fielder caught Yorkshire’s Adil Rashid?

14.  Which Yorkshire player turned his first career century into an innings of 205 at Trent Bridge against Notts?

15.  Who scored an unbeaten 70 in his only championship innings for Notts?

16.  Who scored 116 for Notts in the CB40 match against Essex at Chelmsford?

17.  In the match against Sussex at Hove, Notts sent out two left handed opening batsmen for the first time since 1998, Neil Edwards and who else?

18.  At Hove, who did Andre Adams dismiss to take the 500th wicket of his career?

19.  Which Nottinghamshire batsman announced his retirement after the championship defeat at Worcester?

20.  Where did Notts play their away CB40 match against the Unicorns?

21.  Which two players captained Notts during their Friends Life Twenty20 matches in 2011?

22.  In the Twenty20 match against Warwickshire at Edgbaston Darren Pattinson became only the second Notts bowler to take five wickets in an innings. Who had been the first?

23.  Who became the first Bangladesh international to play for Notts, during the same competition?

24.  Who were the opponents for David Hussey’s only championship match for Notts in 2011?

25.  In the same match, which Nottinghamshire bowler who took his first 5-wicket haul for the county?

26.  Who made his first class debut on the fourth day of the LV= County Championship match against Lancashire at Trent Bridge, replacing Samit Patel who had been called up by England?

27.  Alex Hales received his county cap after scoring 184 against which county?

28.  Chris Read only missed one competitive first team match during the season – where at?

29.  Who scored his maiden half century for Notts at Southport against Lancashire?

30.  Both opening batsmen made their first class debuts when Notts visited Durham in August. Name them?

31.  In Stuart Broad’s Test match hat-trick against India at Trent Bridge, who was the first victim?

32.  How many runs did Notts score in their losing Twenty20 quarter final against Somerset at Trent Bridge?

33.  Who skippered the Notts side in their one day match against Sri Lanka A in August?

34.  Darren Bravo joined Notts for the closing weeks of the season, before heading off to play in the Champions Trophy for whom?

35.  How many wickets did Samit Patel take in the championship match against Hampshire at The Rose Bowl?

36.  Who was Alex Hales’ opening partner on his international Twenty20 debut against India at Old Trafford?

37.  Which senior batsman said in August, “I’ve never had a standing ovation for scoring just 18 before?”

38.  Andre Adams took 68 wickets in the championship in 2010 – how many did he take in 2011?

39.  Where did Notts seconds win the Second X1 Trophy Final?

40.  Who captained England in their two Twenty20 internationals against the West Indies at The Oval in September?

41.   Tiebreaker:  How many Notts Outlaws Friends Life t20 replica shirts were sold in 2011?

England v West Indies - Investec Test at Trent Bridge

England face West Indies in an Investec Test Match at Trent Bridge from Friday 25 May - Tuesday 29 May. Adult tickets cost £35-£50, all under 21s tickets cost £20, under 16s tickets cost £10 (£8 for day four) and family tickets cost £80 (2 adults, 2 under 16s).

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Dave Bracegirdle is a broadcaster, sports writer and author who provides ball-by-ball commentary of all of Nottinghamshire's LV= County Championship matches.

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