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Memorable Moments - Allan Border

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"The first in a series of quizzes looking at the high spots in the careers of great cricketers. Allan Border is one of the more famous Australian cricketers, and this deals with some of his greatest innings. Enjoy!"

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Against which team did Border score his first test century?
    Pakistan
    India
    England
    New Zealand


2. In the third test against Pakistan in March 1980, Border achieved the memorable feat of scoring 150 in each Australian innings. In the first innings he was not out. Who dismissed him in the second innings?
    Imran Khan
    Azhar Khan
    Sarfraz Nawaz
    Iqbal Qasim


3. How many balls did Border face in the match when he scored the two 150's?
    503
    465
    399
    582


4. How many runs did Border score in the second test at Lords in 1985?
    205 and 33
    196 and 41*
    101 and 157
    A pair (0 and 0)


5. When Border made his highest test score of 205, two other batsmen scored centuries in the game. Who were they?
    Andrew Jones and Martin Crowe
    David Boon and John Wright
    Jeff Crowe and Steve Waugh
    Geoff Marsh and Dean Jones


6. Although remembered for his skill with the bat, Border also took 7-46 against the West Indians in 1989.
    True
    False


7. Allan Border's highest score in one day cricket was 127* against the West Indies. What was the result of this match?
    Australia won by 3 wickets
    Australia won by 26 runs
    West Indies won by 26 runs
    West Indies won by 3 wickets


8. Did Allan Border ever lift the World Cup for Australia?
    Yes
    No


9. How many test matches did it take Border to pass 10,000 runs?
    136
    144
    129
    149


10. Where did Border play his final test match?
    Karachi
    Durban
    Adelaide
    Wellington


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Compiled Jun 28 12