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1. Dad and #1 son each scored a Test century on debut. #2 son had to wait until his 15th Test before scoring the first of his ten Test centuries. Later, he played a big role in the 1983 World Cup final at Lord's. From these few clues, what is their family name?
2. Dad was renowned as a big hitting bowler, once hitting six sixes in a single innings on the MCG in an ODI. His son is a true allrounder, has hit centuries in both Test and ODI cricket, and is a fine strike bowler. He was one of the 1999 World Cup stars. Surname please!
3. These two brothers have played for their country since its very first Test in 1992. One is a wicketkeeper-batsman who has scored 232* in a Test innings. The other brother is a batsman who bowls a bit. They have been first and second on the aggregate Test run list for their country. What is these talented cricketers' surname?
4. These three cricketers (father and two sons) played 123 Tests for their country between them. Dad was captain in eight Tests, and #3 son is best known for holding the world record for Test dismissals for a time. What is their surname?
5. Dad played nine Tests, scoring one Test century, against South Africa in 1962. His son is better known for his exploits in the 'pyjama' game, with his right arm slow bowling, tenacious left hand batting and superb fielding. Surname?
6. Two Aussie brothers: older bro played 45 ODI's between 1995 and 2001, with a highest score of 47, and took 48 wickets with his right arm medium quicks. Younger bro had his Test debut in 1999, and is one of the quickest bowlers in cricket history.
7. Four brothers, three of them world class batsmen, two of them world record holders, one amazing family. One brother held the world record for the highest score in first class cricket. Another was the youngest player to ever play Test cricket. Between the four of them, they covered a 29-year span of Test cricket for their country. What is their family name?
8. Two brothers and one son, who between them played over 100 Tests for their country. The brothers' careers were curtailed due to political considerations; the son of one of them made up lost time with some great batting and bowling. What is their family name?
9. Two cousins. One born in Auckland, New Zealand, the other in Perth, Western Australia. One a left handed batsman, the other a left arm bowler. They played against each other in three tests in the 1980's. Who are they?
10. Twins, born 2 June 1965. Cricket legends! No more clues should be needed!
Source: Author rogerw1nz
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