Tests of Character

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What sort of cricketing speech would you give?

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1. You are asked if you'd like to give the Spirit of Cricket lecture. You say:

2. What will be the topic of your speech?

3. Will there be any jokes in it?

4. Will you attack anyone in your speech?

5. Any motivational catchphrases to get the crowd going?

6. Your oratory idol?

7. What if someone heckles you?

8. Will you bring up the issue of technology?

9. Any tear-jerking moments in the speech?

10. How will you sign off?

  • That ball was hard to spot
    Fan Following: There was the excitement of being part of history, but this fan in Adelaide is doubtful if he will be in favour of day-night Tests. Plus, he could not sight the ball well
  • Is it ABD or ABV?
    Fan Following: An Indian fan couldn't have asked for more on day one: great weather, spinners running riot and a fighting knock from a modern great
  • A real life 'back to the future'
    Fan Following: A fan is overjoyed and overwhelmed at seeing his childhood cricketing heroes playing together in New York
  • Who says there's a problem with Test cricket?
    The Long Handle: There's too much of a kerfuffle over the death of the format. Can't we just let sleeping dinosaurs lie?
  • The lovely smell of failure in the morning
    The Long Handle: Why we should be savouring England's Lord's defeat
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