In which year did the infamous "Bodyline" series between Australia and England occur?
The 1932/33 series became known as the "Bodyline"series after the England captain Douglas Jardine instructed his fast bowlers to bowl short at the body to a packed leg side field.
Who was the first England player to score over 250 runs, take 20 wickets and 10 catches in a Test series?
Ian Botham achieved the feat in the 1978/79 and 1981 6 Test series against Australia.
what was unusual about the role of William Gunn (ENG) in the 2nd Test of the 1886/87 series between Australia and England at the Sydney Cricket Ground?
William Gunn played and umpired in this match.
what circumstances occured to allow R W Taylor (ENG) to continue batting after being originally adjudged "caught by keeper" in the Golden Jubilee Test against India in 1980?
The fielding captain said the batsman had not hit the ball.
In which year was the first 8 day Test played?
The 5th Test at the M.C.G. between Australia and England in March 1929 was the first Test to have play on 8 days.
Which of the following England players has scored the most career runs in the 4th innings of a Test Match?
Michael Atherton scored 1,375 runs at an average of 41.67.
How many times have England been dismissed in each innings of a Test for less than 100 runs?
England were dismissed for 53 & 62 by Australia in 1888, for 65 and 72 by Australia in 1895, and for 82 & 93 by New Zealand in 1984.
What is England's highest first innings score where they went on to lose the Test match?
England scored 6/551 dec. in their first innings, but Australia won by 6 wickets at the Adelaide Oval in 2006.
In which year did England first win a Test after being forced to "follow on"?
England after trailing by 251 runs on the first innings, defeated Australia by 10 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground in 1894.
Which of the following England players has played the most ODI Innings?
Paul Collingwood played 181 innings.
Which of the following England players has played the most Test Innings?
Alec Stewart played 235 innings.
Which England player has scored the most ODI centuries?
Marcus Trescothick scored 12 centuries.
Whichof the following England players has hit the most sixes in an innings?
Ben Stokes struck 11 sixes in an innings of 258 against South Africa at Newlands in 2016.
Which player who has captained England in a minimum of 20 Tests has the lowest match winning percentage?
Michael Gatting with 8.7%, had 2 wins from 23 Tests.
who was the first England player to score 1,000 ODI runs in a calendar year?
David Gower scored 1,086 runs at an average of 63.88 in 1983.
Who is the England player who has scored the most runs at Lords in Tests?
Graham Gooch scored 2,015 runs at an average of 53.02.
In the Centenary Test match between Australia and England in 1977, what was the unusual coincidence with the very first Test match between those countries 100 years earlier?
Australia won both matches by 45 runs.
Who was the youngest England player to make his Test debut?
Brian Close was aged 18 years and 149 days when he made his Test debut against New Zealand at Old Trafford in 1949.
Which of the following England players has played the most consecutive ODI Matches?
Marcus Trescothick played 92 consecutive matches from 08/07/2000 until 25/09/2004.
What is the most ducks recorded by an England team in a Test series?
England recorded 22 ducks in the 5 Test 1998/99 series against Australia in Australia.
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