2011 Review

Think you followed cricket closely in 2011? Steven Lynch brings you 20 questions to test your memory of the events that made the cricket pages this year - from wickets off first balls on debut to World Cup centuries and fifties

1. Alastair Cook made 766 runs in the 2010-11 Ashes series. But who came next with 570?
Jonathan Trott Ian Bell
Kevin Pietersen Michael Hussey
2. Who took the most wickets (24) in the 2010-11 Ashes series?
Jimmy Anderson Mitchell Johnson
Chris Tremlett Graeme Swann
3. Who scored a hundred in each innings in the final Test at Cape Town in January?
Sachin Tendulkar Jacques Kallis
Graeme Smith Gautam Gambhir
4. Who scored the first century of the 2011 World Cup?
AB de Villiers Brendon McCullum
Tillakaratne Dilshan Virender Sehwag
5. Who scored a World Cup century in just 50 balls, a new record?
Ryan ten Doeschate Kevin O'Brien
Kieron Pollard Ross Taylor
6. Lasith Malinga took one of the two hat-tricks in the 2011 World Cup. Who claimed the other one?
Shahid Afridi Brett Lee
Kemar Roach Dale Steyn
7. We waited most of the year for Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international hundred. Who was the 99th one scored against, during March?
Australia West Indies
Sri Lanka South Africa
8. Who was the leading run-scorer in the World Cup, with exactly 500?
Hashim Amla Sachin Tendulkar
Jonathan Trott Tillakaratne Dilshan
9. Where did England pull off a stunning victory over Sri Lanka, bowling them out for 82 late on the final day in the first Test of the 2011 English summer?
Lord's Birmingham
Cardiff Chester-le-Street
10. Who was the leading scorer in the 2011 IPL with 608, including 44 sixes?
Adam Gilchrist Chris Gayle
Virat Kohli Shaun Marsh
11. Who scored his first Test century in England to stave off defeat in the first Test ever played at Southampton´┐Żs Rose Bowl?
Kumar Sangakkara Ian Bell
Mahela Jayawardene Prasanna Jayawardene
12. Which ground in the Caribbean became the 106th to stage a Test match when India played there in July?
Providence, Guyana Basseterre, St Kitts
Roseau, Dominica St George's, Grenada
13. Who was run out, but later reinstated, after he walked off at tea during the Trent Bridge Test without ensuring that the ball was dead?
Kevin Pietersen Ian Bell
Gautam Gambhir Matt Prior
14. Who captained Zimbabwe to victory over Bangladesh in August, in their first Test match for six years?
Grant Flower Tatenda Taibu
Elton Chigumbura Brendan Taylor
15. Which man, who died in August, was the last player to field a ball hit by Don Bradman in a Test match?
Allan Watkins Trevor Bailey
Sam Loxton Norman Yardley
16. Who took a wicket with his first ball in a Test, for Australia against Sri Lanka in September?
James Pattinson Nathan Lyon
Trent Copeland David Warner
17. And who returned the favour for Sri Lanka, taking a wicket with his first ball in the third Test?
Shaminda Eranga Suraj Randiv
Jeevan Mendis Seekkuge Prasanna
18. Who finally scored his first Test century, after passing 50 ten times, in Dubai in October?
Angelo Mathews Umar Akmal
Tharanga Paranavitana Azhar Ali
19. When Australia were bowled out for 47 at Cape Town in November, who took 5 for 15 in his first Test?
Imran Tahir Wayne Parnell
Vernon Philander Marchant de Lange
20. Whose five-for on Test debut at Brisbane in December included a triple wicket maiden?
James Pattinson Dean Brownlie
Mitchell Starc Doug Bracewell


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