Special Sub-Topic: Freddie Flintoff
|What county did Flintoff play for at the start of his professional career?|
Lancashire. Flintoff was born in Preston, Lancashire.
|What is Flintoff's middle name?|
He doesn't have one. The nickname Freddie is believed to have come from Flintoff's slight resemblance to Fred Flintstone.
|In what year did Flintoff make his test debut?|
1998. It was against South Africa at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
|Who was Flintoff's first test wicket?|
Jaques Kallis. Flintoff took the mediocre figures of 1-68 in his first test in 2002.
|Against which opposition did Flintoff make his first test century?|
New Zealand. He hit 137 at Christchurch in 2002.
|Flintoff and which other batsman broke the English record partnership for the 6th wicket at Christchurch in 2002?|
Graham Thorpe. This record of 281 was in the same match Flintoff made his first test century. Thorpe made 200 not out in the match.
|Flintoff and which other player broke the record for the biggest ever partnership in an One Day International for England, at Lords in 2004?|
Paul Collingwood. Flintoff and Collingwood broke the English record in ODIs for the 5th wicket.
|Against which nation did Flintoff take his first test 5 wicket haul?|
West Indies. Flintoff took 5-58 in the 3rd test against the West Indies in April 2004.
|Flintoff was one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2005?|
f. He won one of the biggest honours in cricket in 2004.
|Finally, at which ground did Flintoff famously smash a six into the top tiers of the stadium, and to have his father drop the catch?|
Edgbaston. This occurred on the way to Flintoff's then best first class score of 167 against the West Indies in 2004.
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