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    Quote Quiz

    Quote Quiz?
    There are 10 quotes; you have to work out the answers, easy! Below there is a list of 30 names, for the serious Cricket Tragic you should NOT use these names. I will just answer how many people have correct, ie 6 correct answers. Until someone has all ten right

    1. Whom was Bob Willis refering to ?
    When he told Ian Botham ‘to go and run the bugger out’

    2. Which Aussie is Brian Lara talking to from slip?
    ‘No heart man, get behind it’

    3. Which fast bowler is talking to W.G?
    ‘Surely your not going, Doc? There’s still one stump standing.’

    4. Name the band that sings this line?
    I don’t like Cricket, oh no, I love it

    5. Name the captain who uttered the words?
    ‘There are two teams out there; one is trying to play Cricket.’

    6. Which contemporary wrote of Trumper?
    ‘As a batsman, I’m not fit to lick Vic’s boots’.

    7. Which baseball player said?
    ‘Cricket? That’s the game they play with the bat that’s like an oar.’

    8. Who wrote about A.C. Maclaren?
    ‘He didn’t merely hook the ball, he dismissed it from his presence.’

    9. Which Contemporary is talking about Bradman here?
    “You’ve got to understand, history does not look favourably upon those that **** on monuments”

    10. Which Cricket aristocrat uttered these words?
    “Pray God, no professional shall ever captain England!”















    Lord Harris, Joe Darling, 10 CC, R.S. Whitington, Sir Neville Cardus, Ernest Jones, ZZ top, Lord Hawke, Richie Benaud, Zaheer Abbas, Sir Plum Warner, Joe DiMaggio, Bob Marley, Geoff Boycott, Mark Waugh, Fred Spofforth, Clem Hill, Bill Ponsford, Jack Fingleton, Dean Jones, Mike Smith, Allan Border, Bill Woodfull, Micky Mantle, Bill O’Reilley, Willie Mays, Charles Kortright, C.B. Fry, Shane Warne, M.A. Noble
    You know it makes sense.

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    1. Geoff Boycott
    2. Mark Waugh
    3. Charles Kortright
    4. 10 CC?
    5. Bill Woodfull
    6. Clem Hill
    7. Mickey Mantle
    8. Neville Cardus
    9. Dean Jones
    10. Plum Warner
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    Quote Originally Posted by LongHopCassidy
    1. Geoff Boycott
    2. Mark Waugh
    3. Charles Kortright
    4. 10 CC?
    5. Bill Woodfull
    6. Clem Hill
    7. Mickey Mantle
    8. Neville Cardus
    9. Dean Jones
    10. Plum Warner
    4 is defintiely 10CC.
    10 was Lord Hawke

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    Quote Originally Posted by LongHopCassidy
    1. Geoff Boycott
    2. Mark Waugh
    3. Charles Kortright
    4. 10 CC?
    5. Bill Woodfull
    6. Clem Hill
    7. Mickey Mantle
    8. Neville Cardus
    9. Dean Jones
    10. Plum Warner
    8 out of 10 good effort


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    Quote Originally Posted by wpdavid
    4 is defintiely 10CC.
    10 was Lord Hawke
    Yes those two are correct

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    Quote Originally Posted by wpdavid
    4 is defintiely 10CC.
    10 was Lord Hawke
    Lord hawkeye

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    4 is 20cc isn't it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by open365
    4 is 20cc isn't it?
    Pretty sure it is 10cc

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    Second edition of the Quotes Quiz

    1. Whats the source of the following line ?

    1. If Ye Wicket is Bowled down, its Out.

    Who said the following and in what context ?

    2. No Game has given me more pleasure than these tussles with the professors.

    3. When the ambition of a life time is fulfilled, when a schoolboy's dream comes true, something has gone from one's life.

    4. If I happen to get hit out there dad, keep Mom from jumping the fence and laying into those pommy bowlers.

    5. You can see the moon. How far do you want to see?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJS View Post
    1. Whats the source of the following line ?

    1. If Ye Wicket is Bowled down, its Out.

    Who said the following and in what context ?

    2. No Game has given me more pleasure than these tussles with the professors.

    3. When the ambition of a life time is fulfilled, when a schoolboy's dream comes true, something has gone from one's life.

    4. If I happen to get hit out there dad, keep Mom from jumping the fence and laying into those pommy bowlers.

    5. You can see the moon. How far do you want to see?
    1) Laws of Cricket 1744. (Thanks Google)

    No idea about the rest

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fiery View Post
    1) Laws of Cricket 1744. (Thanks Google)

    No idea about the rest
    Correct.

    It was from the first Code of Rules for 1744
    under the heading ...List for Ye Strikers

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJS View Post
    Correct.

    It was from the first Code of Rules for 1744
    under the heading ...List for Ye Strikers
    Are the other quotes in any way cricket related?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fiery View Post
    Are the other quotes in any way cricket related?
    Of course. Everyone of them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SJS View Post
    Of course. Everyone of them.
    2) SJS
    3) SJS
    4) SJS
    5) SJS



    (Geez, I dunno. These are tough)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fiery View Post
    2) SJS
    3) SJS
    4) SJS
    5) SJS



    I am tempted to give the answers but I will wait for Archie_Mac to give it a go tonight before I do that.

    Here are some hints though on the identity of those who said these.

    2. A hard hitting English batsman
    3. A highly respected cricket lover
    4. A legendry Australian batsman
    5. An umpire


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