Tests of Character

Discover yourself by taking our quizzes

Where would you bat in a Test line-up?

The 2000th Test is coming up. We're doing our bit

1. What is the purpose of batting?

2. To you, the bowler is:

3. How do you treat a new ball?

4. When you play a stroke:

5. What do you do if the bowler keeps bowling outside the off stump?

6. What would you have done if you had encountered Bodyline bowling?

7. Your favourite shot?

8. How do you react when you get out to a bad decision?

9. How do you spend the time before you go out to bat?

10. What does "being in the zone" mean to you?

11. Who is your batting hero?

12. A hundred:

13. If your partner runs you out, you will:

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