Quite Tricky Sports Quiz May 11 - the answers

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YESTERDAY we asked you to name as mnay England test cricketers as possible with boy’s names as a surname, how did you get on?

Our answers are:

Geoff Arnold (34 Tests; 10 Aug 1967 – 14 July 1975)

Tony Greig (58 Tests; 8 June 1972 – 30 Aug 1977)

Tony Lewis (9 Tests; 20 Dec 1972 – 12 June 1973)

Ian Greig (2 Tests; 29 July 1982 – 16 August 1982)

Andy Lloyd (1 Test; 14 June 1984 – 18 June 1984. Andy Lloyd holds the distinction of being the only Test match opening batsman never to have been dismissed. However, that does have a lot to do with him being forced to retire hurt when 10 not out on debut against possibly the mightiest ever West Indies team. Lloyd was hit on the head by fearsome West Indies fast bowler Malcolm Marshall and, despite wearing a helmet, spent several days in hospital and missed the second innings. He played no further cricket in 1984 and never played for England again)

Paul Terry (2 Tests; 12 July 1984 – 31 July 1984)

Greg Thomas (5 Tests; 21 Feb 1986 – 12 Aug 1986)

David ‘Syd’ Lawrence (5 Tests; 25 Aug 1988 – 10 Feb 1992)

Jack Russell (54 Tests; 25 August – 24 March 1998)

Angus Fraser (46 Tests; 6 July 1989 – 29 Dec 1998)

Devon Malcolm (40 Tests; 10 August 1989 – 23 August 1997)

Alec Stewart (133 Tests; 25 Feb 1990 – 8 Sep 2003)

Chris Lewis (32 Tests; 5 July 1990 – 25 August 1996)

John Morris (3 Tests; 26 July 1990 – 23 August 1990. John, or ‘Johnny’ Morris was probably more famous for being co-pilot to David Gower when the pair of them ‘buzzed’ the ground England were playing at in a practical joke that backfired during the ill-fated tour of Australia in the Ashes campaign of 1990-91. Both players were fined £1,000 for their prank (the small plane that Gower was flying was so low it was under the level of the floodlights. Amidst theories that he had become the scapegoat for Gower’s actions, Morris was not selected for any of the Tests during that Ashes campaign and never played Test cricket for England again)

Hugh Morris (3 Tests; 1991)

Joey Benjamin (1 Test; 18 August 1994 – 21 August 1994)

Peter Martin (8 Tests; 8 June 1995 – 21 August 1997)

Steve James (2 Tests; 1998)

Ashley Giles (54 Tests; 2 July 1998 – 1 Dec 2006)

Eoin Morgan (16 Tests; 27 May 2010 – Present)

You could also have

David Lloyd (9 Tests; 20 June 1974 – 30 Jan 1975)

Tim Curtis (5 Tests; 21 July 1988 – 14 Aug 1989)

Nasser Hussain (96 Tests; 24 Feb 1990 – 20 May 2004)

Steve Rhodes (11 Tests; 1994-5)

Min Patel (2 Tests; 1996) and Samit Patel (1 Test; 2012)

Aftab Habib (2 Tests; 1999)

Gavin Hamilton (1 Test; 1999)

Michael Vaughan (82 Tests; 1999-2008)

Kabir Ali (1 Test; 2003)

Rikki Clarke (2 Tests; 2003)

Sajid Mahmood (8 Tests; 2006-07)

Jon Lewis (1 Test; 2006)

Tim Ambrose (11 Tests; 2008-09

Amjad Khan (1 Test; 2009)

Steven Finn (12 Tests; 2010-present)

And, Mmmm? Names you could have had...?

Don Wilson (6 Tests; 10 Jan – 1964 – 1 March 1971) Wilson Pickett?

Keith Fletcher (59 Tests; 25 July 1968 – 21 Feb 1982) Fletcher Dexter? Fletcher Christian?

Bob Willis (90 Tests; 9 Jan 1971 – 16 July 1984)

Bob Taylor (57 Tests; 25 Feb 1971 – 24 March 1984) plus Les Taylor (2 Tests; 15 Aug – 2 Sep 1985) and Paul Taylor (2 Tests; 1993-94)

Frank Hayes (9 Tests; 26 July 1973 – 27 July 1976)

Mike Hendrick (30 Tests; 6 June 1974 – 1 Sep 1981)

Derek Randall (47 Tests; 1 Jan 1977 – 18 June 1984)

Clive Radley (8 Tests; 24 Feb 1978 – 28 August 1978)

Paul Parker (1 Test; 27 August 1981 – 1 Sep 1981)

Mark Benson (1 Test; 3 July 1986 – 8 July 1986)

Neal Radford (3 Tests; July 1986 – 29 Feb 1988)

Paul Jarvis (9 Tests; 12 Feb 1988 – 18 March 1993)

Ian Ward (5 Tests; 2001)

James Ormond (2 Tests; 2001)

Richard Dawson (7 Tests; 2001-03)

Richard Johnson (3 Tests; 2003)

Andrew Strauss (92 Tests; 2004-present)

Liam Plunkett (9 Tests; 2005-09)