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West Indian Cricketers

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West Indian Cricketers game quiz
"A quiz with ten questions about great cricketers from the West Indies."

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1. This bespectacled Barbadian was known to be a hard hitting batsman. In 108 tests, he scored 7558 runs at an average of 44.72. Can you identify this former coach of Bangladesh?
    Larry Gomes
    Clive Lloyd
    Desmond Haynes
    Gordon Greenidge

2. A tall fast bowler who was known for his stunning yorkers, he has a bowling average of 20.97 in 58 tests with 259 wickets. Can you identify this Barbadian?
    Joel Garner
    Andy Roberts
    Curtly Ambrose
    Patrick Patterson

3. One of the great fast bowlers who terrorized batsmen in the 1960s, in personal life he was a clergyman. He took 192 wickets in 48 tests. Since retirement, he served as a minister in the Barbados Government and also was President of the West Indies cricket board. Who is he?
    Wesley Hall
    Michael Holding
    Charlie Griffith
    Colin Croft

4. A legendary cricketer and part of the 'Three Ws', this great batsman had a very impressive batting average of 58.61 in test cricket. He received a knighthood in 1995, can you name him?
    Frank Worrell
    Everton Weekes
    Clyde Walcott
    George Headley

5. This diminutive Trinidadian batsman played 52 tests and scored 2470 runs at an average of 35.79. He was known as a good fielder at short leg and since retirement has been coach for the West Indies and the Canada teams. Who is he?
    Desmond Haynes
    Jimmy Adams
    Gus Logie
    Phil Simmons

6. He is the first cricketer to play 100 matches, score 5000 runs, take 100 wickets and 100 catches in both tests and one day matches. This dashing batsman retired from cricket in protest against being removed from the captaincy. Who is this Guyanese batsman?
    Ridley Jacobs
    Richie Richardson
    Carl Hooper
    Clive Lloyd

7. An all-time great West Indian cricketer, this Trinidadian scored over 11000 runs in his test career with a stupendous average of 52.88. I am sure you can guess who he is.
    Clive Lloyd
    Brian Lara
    Vivian Richards
    Gary Sobers

8. This great fast bowler who took 249 wickets in his 60 match career was known as 'Whispering Death'. Can you guess who he is?
    Andy Roberts
    Curtly Ambrose
    Sylvester Clarke
    Michael Holding

9. This great West Indian batsman of East Indian origin, played 79 tests and scored 6227 runs at an average of 47.53. Sunil Gavaskar has named his son after this great West Indian, can you name him?
    Darren Ganga
    Alvin Kallicharan
    Rohan Kanhai
    Shivnarine Chanderpaul

10. This wicket keeper took 267 catches in his test career spanning 81 tests and also scored 3000+ runs. Can you identify this Jamaican?
    Jeff Dujon
    Ridley Jacobs
    Dinesh Ramdin
    Gerry Alexander

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