Sunday, June 21st, 2020


The fifth and final Worcestershire CCC ‘Ultimate Quiz’ has come to an end with Ross Whiteley selecting Harry Johnson as the winner.

Harry has joined the other four successful participants in winning a £25 voucher for the new online Club Shop.

We would like to thank all our loyal members and supporters who have entered during the past month.

The standard has been excellent throughout in demonstrating a vast knowledge of Worcestershire CCC cricket throughout the ages.

There is a wide range of more than 70 items of official club merchandise for sale in the new online  Club Shop including Worcestershire CCC and Rapids branded clothing.

Part Five Answers:

  1. Name the two Worcestershire CCC bowlers during this century to take nine wickets in an innings during a County Championship match? Andy Bichel
  2. Who was the author of the 500 page book ‘Pears 150 – WCCC 1865-2014’ – which marked the County’s 150th anniversary? Andrew Thomas
  3. What tradition links ex Worcestershire players Sir Ian Botham, Tom Graveney, Glenn McGrath, Kapil Dev, Chaminda Vaas, Simon Jones and Phil Neale? All of them rang the five minute bell before the start of play at Lord’s
  4. In what year did Brett D’Oliveira make his T20 debut for Worcestershire CCC? 2012
  5. Who was the last player to take a County Championship hat-trick for Worcestershire CCC? Alan Richardson
  6. How many one hour ‘legs’ did Worcestershire CCC players and officials complete in the recent ‘Rapids Relay’ in aid of the Acorns Children’s Hospice? 84
  7. Two Worcestershire CCC players have scored a century on both their first class and List A debuts for the County. One was Hamish Rutherford, who was the other? Phil Jaques
  8. For which season did Worcestershire CCC first adopt ‘Rapids’ as part of their name, initially in T20 cricket and then eventually all white ball cricket? 2014
  9. Which 1970s Worcestershire CCC player was nicknamed ‘The Squirter’ by supporters for the continual and effective way he played the ball down to third man? Jim Yardley
  10. In what year was the current Ladies Pavilion opened? 1956, 1957 or 1958 1956