Tests of Character

Discover yourself by taking our quizzes

What sort of pitch would you be?

Everyone's pouring hate on the SSC. Could you do better?

1. Runs are:

2. Wickets are:

3. What's your motto as a pitch?

4. What do captains do or say when they inspect you?

5. How do captains react when they lose the toss on you?

6. How do openers feel when they come to bat on you on the first day of a Test?

7. How do opening bowlers feel when they come to bowl on you on the first day of a Test?

8. Grass is:

9. Cracks are:

  • 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
  • Tape-ball tales
    TCM November issue
  • Simmons says his piece; WICB's move now
    Tony Cozier: The West Indies coach, under investigation by the board, has presented his case for why he believes there is interference in selection
  • Golden ducks for a cause
    Liam Cromar: The Primary Club, a charity founded by inept batsmen, has been supporting blind cricketers in England for six decades
  • Test cricket needs to hurry it up
    Ian Chappell: Introducing tweaks like four-day games will be pointless unless players and officials show more urgency to keep the game moving
  • The country boy who moved a nation
    Phillip Hughes' biography is a warm retelling of his early life in rural Australia, and how he dealt with the ups and downs of a short career
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  • ESPNF1
  • Scrum
  • Soccernet