Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
250. Justin Langer made a spirited 250 on the boxing day test, at the MCG, which was his second test double century.
False. Hussain didn't score any hundreds this time around but came close.
|Mark Butcher scored an unbeaten 179 at Headingley in the second innings of the Fourth test, 2001 to defeat an inexperienced Gilchrist led side?||Ashes Tests Matches
False. Butcher scored 173 not out and gave England their only Ashes test victory of the summer.
|The Fifth Ashes test match at Sydney, in 1998-99 featured numerous feats. Darren Gough managed to claim the first Ashes hat-trick of the 20th century for England in the first innings. What were his figures for that innings?||Ashes Tests Matches
3/61. Gough's hat-trick was the first Ashes hat-trick by an Englishman since J.Briggs back in 1891-92, which happened to also be at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
Michael Vaughan. Michael Vaughan topped the batting charts with three test hundreds to go with an amazing calendar year.
89.79. In 37 tests against 'The Old Foe', Sir Don scored 5028 runs with 12 fifties and 19 hundreds with a highest score of 334.
5 . This series was held over a astonishing 7, that's right 7 Tests. 5 were drawn and England won the other 2 matches.
3. Dr Grace won 8 tests with 3 Ashes series wins as captain for the Poms.
All the Above. The eerie fact that Australia won both matches by 45 runs made the Centenary Test even more special.
third . However, the toss was completed and won by England and with team sheets exchanged before the rain came down, the Test was deemed to have commenced.
August 22. This date was even more special as this was the date of the Australian captain's birthday, one Bill Woodfull.
|Which former Australian captain tried to get the umpires to suspend play because of the sawdust on the damp pitch blew into his eyes while he batted?||Interesting Ashes Facts
Ian Johnson. This was the famous Test match where Jim Laker pulverised the Australians by getting 19-90. Johnson tried to get play suspended, he was unsuccessful.
|Which famous English batsman tried to hasten the end of Australia's innings by kicking the ball over the boundary to expose a tailender to the bowling?||Interesting Ashes Facts
Sir Len Hutton. This match Len scored 364 in England's 7d-903, when Len kicked the ball over the boundary the umpire awarded 5 runs and the better batsman retained the strike.
|In the 4th Test in Sydney in the 1882/83 Ashes series, the captains agreed to play on separate pitches?||Interesting Ashes Facts
Yes. Each innings was played on a different pitch. This was the only occasion this has happened in the history in the Ashes. Australia won this match by 4 wickets.