Ask Srini – Cricket Quiz #2: The Ashes

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Today’s theme: The Ashes!

A replica Ashes urn is seen on the Gabba cricket ground in Brisbane

The Ashes Urn

5 Questions. 5 hints. 5 answers. Here goes!

  1. Who has taken the most wickets in all Ashes encounters combined?
  2. Which batsman holds the record for the highest individual score in an innings in the Ashes?
  3. Glenn McGrath, Ian Botham and Shane Warne all have one thing in common with respect to their batting stats in Ashes. What is it?
  4. Which bowler holds the record for the best bowling figures in an innings in the Ashes?
  5. Which player is second in the list of most Ashes 100s scored by an Aussie, after the Don himself?

 

 

 

 

Hints

  1. Marlon Samuels loves him
  2. It’s not Don Bradman
  3. Agarkar Agarkar Agarkar Agarkar Agarkar Agarkar Agarkar Agarkar Agarkar Agarkar
  4. We know him because of Anil Kumble
  5. No hint

 

 

 

 

 

Answers

  1. Shane Warne. 195 wickets
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Shane Warned! 

2. Len Hutton. 364. Second highest is Sir Don Bradman. 334

3. 10 ducks. That’s what they have in common. 10 ducks in the Ashes.

4. Jim Laker. 10 for 53. Kumble became only the second player in Test History to pick 10 wickets in an innings, against Pakistan in Feroz Shah Kotla in Feb 1999

5. Steve Waugh

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