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2006-07 : The 5-0 Whitewash
"This quiz is based around the Ashes Test Series in Australia during the Australian summer of 2006-07."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
The 2006-07 Ashes Series kicked off at the Gabba in Brisbane. Ricky Ponting, Australian captain, won the toss and batted. Stephen Harmison bowled the first ball. What was the result of that first ball?
First Test at the Gabba: for how many runs were England dismissed in their first innings?
First Test at the Gabba: in their second innings Australia scored 1/202 declared, with Justin Langer hitting 100 not out. The test reached a fifth day but any English hopes were evaporated in the first over with the dismissal of Kevin Pietersen, who scored how many runs?
Days one and two of the Second Test belonged to England as shown by the score of Paul Collingwood, who scored how many runs?
Second Test: England declared their first innings at 6/551 in the final session of day two. At the end of day three Australia (in their first innings) were looking to bat out the day. What score did they have at the close of play?
5 wickets for 312
6 wickets for 384
6 wickets for 350
5 wickets for 287
Second Test: England collapsed on day five to be all out for 129 in their second innings. Which Australian bowler took the most wickets?
Third Test: Monty Panesar made his Ashes debut at the WACA Ground in Perth and justified his inclusion by taking how many wickets in his first innings?
Third Test : in the Australian second innings, Adam Gilchrist recorded the second fastest Test Century and fastest Ashes century. How many balls did he take to reach 100?
Third Test (at the WACA): England showed grit and determination through day four and started day five with what scoreline?
Shane Warned took his 700th test wicket on home soil at the Melbourne Cricket Ground by bowling out which English batsman?
Andrew Symonds scored his maiden test century on day two of the Fourth Test (played at the MCG). How many runs did he finish with?
Who was named Man of the Match for the Fourth Test (played at the MCG)?
( Two words, or just surname)
The Fifth Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground again saw England start brightly, and Andrew Flintoff produced his best score in the first innings, with how many runs?
Fifth Test at the SCG: Australia's first innings produced 393 (in reply to England's 291), with the team recovering from a rocky 5/190 early on day three. Who was top scorer for the Australians?
Fifth Test at the SCG: who hit the winnings run for the Australian team in their second innings, to complete the 5-0 whitewash?
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Compiled Jun 28 12