Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Australian Cricket Challenge
2. Both for South Australia, none for Queensland.
1969-70. It was called the 'W & G' competition, and changed to the 'Gillette Cup' in 1970-71.
Stuart Law. 1994-95. I can still remember where I was when the winning catch was taken!
8th. The six 1st class states have been perennials, the Australian Capital Territory played from 1997 to 2000, and New Zealand played from 1969 to 1975.
1999-2000. After about a month of games, the name changed. The next season, 2000-01, the named was changed again, to the Pura Cup.
|When Queensland won their inaugural Sheffield Shield title in 1994-95, which state had won the domestic 1st class competition most times?||Australian Domestic Cricket
New South Wales. When Queensland won their first, NSW had won 42 times. Victoria were next with 25 wins.
2. Western Australia won in their debut season in 1947-48, and Victoria won the very first Shield in 1892-93.
Western Australia. Marks played for W.A. in 1986-87.
1977-78. Tasmania was admitted on a restricted basis (5 games) in 1977-78.
Henry Holroyd . I guess the 'Sheffield Shield' was a lot more marketable than the 'Holroyd Shield'!
|Which state won the most One-Day domestic competitions during the 1970s, 80s and 90s?||Australian Cricket
Western Australia. Western Australia has won 10 OD titles, ahead of Queensland and NSW with 6.
Jamie Siddons. Jamie Siddons captained Victoria and South Australia in a combined 36 matches.
|How many sets of brothers played One-Day Internationals for Australia during the 1970s, 80s and 90s?||Australian Cricket
3. There were Ian, Greg and Trevor Chappell, Steve and Mark Waugh, and also Shane and Brett Lee.
|When Michael Maranta was called up to the Queensland team as a substitute player in 1982-83, who was the player he replaced?||Australian Cricket
John Maguire . John Maguire was called up to the Australian team in the middle of a Sheffield Shield match, and Maranta was allowed to bat in his place.
|During the 1990s. who was the only cricketer to represent two different states in one season?||Australian Cricket
Paul Nobes . In 1991-92, Paul Nobes represented South Australia in two limited-over matches, before a fallout with the SA heirarchy led him to transfer to Victoria, where he played seven first-class matches.
|Who captained New Zealand in their last season in the Australian Gillette Cup competition?||Australian Cricket
Bevan Congdon. 1974-75, and they won the thing too!
Dirk Wellham . Dirk Wellham captained NSW (played 1980-81 to 1986-87), Tasmania (1988-89 to 1990-91), and then filled in as captain of Queensland (played 1991-92 to 1993-94).
|Who was the first cricketer to play Sheffield Shield cricket for 3 different states?||Australian Cricket
Graeme Watson . Graeme Watson played for Victoria from 1964-71, then moved to WA for a few seasons before playing his final games for NSW in 1976-77.
|Which player played his 150th test match for Australia against Pakistan in the 2nd Test in 2002?||Australian Cricket
Steve Waugh. Made his debut back in 1985.
NSW Blues. NSW batted first but only got 204 but when the Blues bowled they got QLD all-out for only 185. Second ING cup season win for the Blues.
|In what match did Andrew Bichel of the 1996-97 Test series make his debut against the West Indies?||Australian Cricket
4th Test. At Adelaide Oval and took 1-31 in the first innings but didn't have a very good series.
|In the 1996-97 test series between Australia and West Indies, what was the result of the 3rd test?||Australian Cricket
West Indies won by 6 wickets. West Indies only needed 82 in their second innings, an easy win for the Windies.
No. He was dropped after Australia toured India.
|What was Mark Taylor's highest score in the 1996-97 Test series against the West Indies?||Australian Cricket
43. 'Tubby' had his worst Test series in a long time.
|How many wickets did Michael Bevan get in the 4th test of the 1996-97 test series against the West Indies?||Australian Cricket
10. Bevo got 4-31 in the first innings and 6-82 in the second innings. Great figures for a part time bowler.
|What score did Mark Waugh get in the 4th test vs. the West Indies in 1996-97 series?||Australian Cricket
82. So close to getting a Test century.
|In the 1996-97 Australia vs. West Indies test series in Australia. Who did Matthew Elliott catch out to get his first catch in Test cricket?||Australian Cricket
Ian Bishop. Ian was on 48 and Matthew caught him out in deep mid-wicket.
|Who had the leading bowling average in the 1995-96 Sheffield Shield season?||Australian Cricket
Anthony Stuart. Had an average of 13.62 with taking 21 wickets.
|Who had the leading batting average in the Sheffield Sheild in 1995-96 season?||Australian Cricket
Matthew Elliott. Had an average of 74.40 over 9 matches.
Andrew Symonds. Got his 50 from only 42 balls.