Sunday, June 14th, 2020


the entries have again poured in during the past few days for our fourth worcestershire ccc ‘ultimate quiz’ and the chance to win a £25 voucher to spend in the county’s new online club shop.

members and supporters have been showing their vast knowledge of the county in questions encompassing many decades.

a high percentage of entrants have scored heavily and worcestershire ccc opener daryl mitchell registered nine out of ten correct answers.

question two, asking which worcestershire ccc academy player won 75 england caps, proved the most challenging with the answer being goalkeeper joe hart who was rated good enough by the late academy director, damian d’oliveira, to play county cricket.

riki wessels today chose the winner, sally dobbins and she can use the £25 retail voucher to choose from a wide range of official club merchandise including worcestershire ccc and rapids branded clothing plus accessories for adults and juniors.

there are more than 70 items in stock – including the option to pre-order to new playing shirts – and many more products will become available to purchase during the forthcoming weeks.

the fifth worcestershire ccc ‘ultimate quiz’ will be out tomorrow (monday june 15) with another £25 voucher to spend in the online club shop the prize for the winner.

quiz four answers

1.who was worcestershire rapids most economical bowler in the 2019 vitality blast, conceding only 6.41 runs per over? daryl mitchell

2. which worcestershire ccc academy player won 75 england caps between 2008 and 2017 after making his international debut in port of spain? joe hart

3. which panellist on itv’s ‘the voice’ appeared in concert in front of thousands of fans at New Road in 2017? tom jones

4. who was moeen ali’s opening partner when he made his england debut six-and-a-half years ago? michael lumb

5. which current worcestershire ccc player took a hat-trick as a 17-year-old in only their fifth first class match? wayne parnell

6. mcc’s ‘spirit of cricket’ award went to which worcestershire ccc player for their sportsmanship in 2016? tom fell

7. it was five years ago last week since which current worcestershire ccc player made their first class – and indeed county championship – debut? ed barnard

8. reg perks is worcestershire ccc’s leading first class wicket-taker (2,143) but what unwanted record does he hold? most ducks for the county

9. which worcestershire ccc official was awarded an obe in 2004 and a cbe in 2013? cecil duckworth

10. head coach alex gidman captained worcestershire ccc for the only time in a county championship fixture in 2015 against which county? nottinghamshire