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October 2021 Cricket Quiz

October 2021 Cricket Quiz
By Dan Liebke • Issue #25 • View online
Test how well you remember the past month of cricket by taking the October 2021 cricket quiz.

1. During the Australia v India women’s multi-format series, which one-time-only event seemed to happen much more often than that?
A. Meg Lanning losing the toss
B. Meg Lanning hitting her own stumps while playing a shot
C. Meg Lanning declaring behind during a Test
D. India winning a match
2. During that same series against India, Ellyse Perry became the first _____ to score 5000 runs and take 300 wickets in international cricket?
A. Woman
B. Australian
C. Superhuman
D. All of the above
3. Of the critical conditions that Australian cricketers had to meet before Joe Root and the England cricket team would be willing to tour, which one was least negotiable?
A. Pat Cummins to become a father
B. Marnus Labuschagne to be fined for a Sheffield Shield celebrappeal
C. Glenn Maxwell to bat in a floppy hat
D. Tim Paine to just stop talking, FFS
4. Concerts by which musical artist forced the rescheduled fifth Test between England and India to be moved from Old Trafford to Edgbaston?
A. The Red Hot Chili Peppers 
B. The Foo Fighters
C. DJ KP’s Old Time Whistling Experience (featuring the Sir Alastair Cook Big Band)
D. All of the above
5. Which piece of pre-Ashes banter is objectively the most hilarious?
A. The Barmy Army wielding statistics that startlingly prove that Joe Root is a better batter than Tim Paine
B. Members of the Australian team claiming that ‘it’s great to see’ that Ben Stokes will tour
C. James Anderson urging Australia to keep their sledging ‘respectable’ during the series
D. Australia’s COVID quarantine rules
England's Barmy Army
If Joe Root scores 80 more runs than Tim Paine in the first 2 Ashes Tests, his 2021 Test runs will be higher than Paine's career Test runs 👀
6. Which emphatic cricketing statement most threatened to change fans’ perceptions of this T20 World Cup?
A. Pakistan defeating India by ten wickets
B. England bowling the West Indies out for 55
C. Afghanistan’s 130 run victory over Scotland
D. Having four wickets in four balls described as a ‘double hat trick’.
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Dan Liebke

Every Friday, I go through my big list of cricket ideas, and churn out a first draft of something I've got in there. It won't be polished. It may not be interesting. I make no promises. But I'm going to throw something up and see what works and what (infinitely more likely) does not.

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