Guess the Cricketer, Part 2

Can you guess who these five English test cricketers are by the clues given. The answers are at the bottom of the page.

  1. -I am the third most capped England player in ODI’s.

– I was the highest test run scorer in the 90s.

– My ODI shirt number is a reference to my favourite Chelsea player whilst growing up John Hollins.

2. -I became the fourth batsmen to score a century at Lord’s on my debut.

– I first captained England in test cricket in 2006.

– I have been given a knighthood.

3. – I made my debut for England at the age of 34 in 1976

– I was once famously described as having a “degree in people”.

– I captained England to the final of the 1979 World Cup.

4. -I achieved my test career best bowling figures on my home county ground.

– In test matches I hold the second best score made by a number nine.

– I have Nottingham tram named after me.

5. – I won three test caps for England.

– I was involved in the “greatest sporting commentary moment ever” according to a BBC poll.

– One of my four test wicket victims is the great Viv Richards.

Answers below

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  1. Alec Stewart
  2. Andrew Strauss
  3. Mike Brearley
  4. Stuart Broad
  5. Jonathan Agnew

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