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Out of Africa

How sound is your knowledge of matches played in SA?

Quiz compiled by Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

1. From the commentary clip, identify the batsman
2. Who holds the record for the highest individual score in a successful fourth-innings chase in Tests in South Africa?
3. Who were the square-leg umpire and third umpire when the first-ever run-out decision was made, in South Africa, using TV replays.
4. The batsman on the left was dismissed first ball of the first Test match South Africa played after readmission in 1992. Identify him.
5. This batsman scored three centuries against South Africa, including one in his team's first-ever win in South Africa. Name him.
6. After being the highest run-getter on the tour of India in 1969-70, this Australian player managed only 187 runs in the four Tests on Australia's subsequent tour of South Africa. Who?
7. The highest partnership for India in South Africa is 222. Name the batsmen involved.
8. South Africa's biggest Test defeat came at home, by an innings and 360 runs. Name the venue.
9. Brian Lara took 28 runs off the penultimate over of the day in the Johannesburg Test in 2003. Who was the bowler?
10. In 2000, England won by two wickets after both teams forfeited an innings each. At which venue?
11. This player opened for India in Centurion in 2001 but the match was declared unofficial. He never played a Test after that. Identify him.
12. Which bowler played four Tests in South Africa and picked up seven five-fors in eight innings?
13. This player played for South Africa before their ban and represented Zimbabwe in their first Test against India in 1992. Identify him.
14. The first batsman to be dismissed handling the ball in a Test was a South African player. Who?
15. On the tour of South Africa in 2009-10, England drew the Tests in Cape Town and Centurion with one wicket remaining. Name the No. 11 batsman who survived on both occasions.
16. This pair batted out an entire day against South Africa in Johannesburg and set up an innings win. Name them.
17. Complete the sequence: Pravin Amre, Virender Sehwag, Dwayne Smith, _______ ?
18. In the Port Elizabeth Test in 2001, which match referee sparked a controversy by banning five Indian players?
19. This New Zealand batsman had to retire hurt after being struck by a Dale Steyn bouncer in Centurion in 2007. Identify the player.
20. Since their readmission, South Africa have played out only one draw in home Tests against Australia. When and where was this game played?


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