Tests of Character

Discover yourself by taking our quizzes

What sort of a No. 3 are you?

With Dravid and Ponting gone, there's room for fresh talent

1. If your side wins the toss and chooses to bat, you:

2. The new ball:

3. No. 3 is:

4. Describe your batting skill in one word:

5. Describe your role in the team in one word

6. Do you have Dravid's measured defence in your repertoire?

7. Do you have Ponting's attacking flair?

8. Do you have Viv Richards' murderous instincts?

9. Openers:

  • We need sophisticated technology to deal with chucking
    Darren Berry: Still images and slow-motion replays are more effective than lab testing
  • India's Constant problem
    Rewind: How a row over the appointment of an umpire in 1982 led to the Shakoor Rana-Mike Gatting stand-off
  • Aftab's unfulfilled talent
    Mohammad Isam: Aftab Ahmed could have been a superstar for Bangladesh, but he didn't have the desire and work ethic to follow through
  • Test cricket's young Fab Four
    Martin Crowe: Kohli, Root, Smith and Williamson will take turns as the No. 1 Test batsman. So far each has shown only one technical weakness
  • Can keep, can bat
    Numbers Game: The modern wicketkeeper needs to be more than capable with the bat, and West Indies and Pakistan have had some success with them recently
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  • ESPNF1
  • Scrum
  • Soccernet