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1st January 2007: Test your cricketing knowledge with Colin’s New Year quiz!

Added by C Taylor

Here is a quiz about some of the most famous cricketing nicknames of past and present players:

  1. Which one of these West Indian players was known as "Black Cat" and "Super Cat"?

    Sir Vivian Richards
    Clive Lloyd
    Sir Garfield Sobers
    Michael Holding
  2. Which Australian player was called "Hollywood" by his teammates?

    Shane Warne
    Brett Lee
    Steve Waugh
    Glenn McGrath
  3. "Little Master" was the name given to which Indian opening batsman?

    Sunil Gavaskar
    Virendar Sehwag
    Sachin Tendulkar
    Chetan Chauhan
  4. His fans often called him "Asia's Bradman" - who was he?

    Javed Miandad
    Zaheer Abas
    Sunil Gavaskar
    Sachin Tendulkar
  5. Which South African all-rounder was nicknamed "Zulu"?

    Lance Klusener
    Shaun Pollock
    Jacques Kallis
    Nicky Boje
  6. Which Indian player was called "Apple Crumble" by English cricketers who couldn't pronounce his name?
  7. Who do commentators call the "Rawalpindi Express"?
  8. "Big Bird" was the nickname of which famous West Indian quickie?

    Joel Garner
    Andy Roberts
    Malcolm Marshall
    Courtney Walsh
  9. Which Australian keeper was called "Iron Gloves"?

    Adam Glichrist
    Rod Marsh
    Ian Healy
    Craig Kirkby
  10. If "Johnners" is Brian Johnstone, who is "Bearders"?


1. Clive Lloyd
2.Shane Warne
3. Sunil Gavaskar
4. Zaheer Abbas
5. Lance Klusener
6. Anil Kumble
7. Shoaib Akhtar
8. Joel Garner
9. Rod Marsh
10. Bill Frindall

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