Hampshire Cricket History


QUIZ ANSWERS
September 30, 2012, 6:35 pm
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Thanks to Steve G who responded to the Quiz – well done Steve

Some answers and an explanation:

Pompey batsman made a ‘pair’ in his first first-class ‘home’ match and a century in the next one

MIKE BARNARD

Odd man out: Wally Hammond, Neil McCorkell, Richard McIlwaine, David Rock

VARIOUS POSSIBLE ANSWERS BUT MINE IS McCORKELL, THE ONLY ONE WHO DID NOT GO TO PORTSMOUTH GRAMMAR SCHOOL AND THE LAST STATE EDUCATED PORTSMOUTH BOY TO HAVE A FULL CAREER WITH HAMPSHIRE (60 YEARS AGO!)

Southsea man whose ‘great’ father captained England a century ago and whose son batted in 1960

S FRY – FATHER CB FRY & SON CA FRY – ALL PLAYED FOR HAMPSHIRE

Record shared by Jack Newman, Dennett (Gloucs) and Shepherd (Glams)?

STEVE’S RIGHT, 2,000 F/C WICKETS BUT ALSO THE ONLY MEN TO TAKE THAT MANY WITHOUT WINNING A TEST MATCH CAP

Southsea batter, tied up by little ‘Lofty’ in 1967

(CRYPTIC) BL REED BORN SOUTHSEA & DISMISSED BY BOB HERMAN (SON OF ‘LOFTY’) PLAYING FOR MIDDLESEX IN THE TIED MATCH AT PORTSMOUTH IN 1967

Southsea War hero and Pompey dentist brother

JP BLAKE AND DAVID BLAKE – BOTH PLAYED FOR HAMPSHIRE, JP WAS KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE IN 2nd WORLD WAR

Not(ts) poetic justice when Southsea spinner sent off

TENNYSON (CAPTAIN) SENT JACK NEWMAN FROM THE FIELD AT TRENT BRIDGE AFTER JACK (FROM SOUTHSEA) REFUSED TO BOWL

Gentleman batsman toured with his Lordship

JP PARKER PLAYED FOR GENTS V PLAYERS AND FOR HAMPSHIRE. HE TOURED WEST INDIES WITH LORD TENNYSON’S TEAM

Pompey’s Triple Champion Lord.

LORD IS THOMAS – ie LORD’S – JON AYLING FROM PORTSMOUTH PLAYED AND WON IN THREE LORD’S FINALS

They visited the Victorian Navy for 843.

AUSTRALIA AT US GROUND 1893 – 843 WAS AT THE TIME THE HIGHEST SCORE IN FIRST-CLASS CRICKET

He scored Hampshire’s last first-class century and last limited-overs fifty at Northlands Road plus Hampshire’s first century at the Rose Bowl in 2000

LAWRIE PRITTIPAUL – 152 v DERBYS at NORTHLANDS ROAD, THEN A HALF CENTURY IN THE LAST SUNDAY LEAGUE MATCH THERE AND ALSO THE FIRST CENTURY WHICH WAS FOR THE 2nd XI IN 2000 – THE SEASON BEFORE THE FIRST XI PLAYED AT THE ROSE BOWL.

Lawrie spoke at the Portsmouth Supporters lunch today about  growing up with cricket in Portsmouth and in Hampshire’s junior and senior sides. He then described his involvement in CAGE CRICKET which is for everyone and anyone but is aimed at young people from inner cities, including disabled cricketers and boys/girls, men/women. For more info about CAGE CRICKET use the search box here or go to: http://www.cagecricket.com/


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