How Well Do You Remember Somerset's 2018 Season?

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How Well Do You Remember Somerset


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  • 1. 
    Somerset's season started dramatically before a ball had even been bowled, as their overseas signing was involved in a ball tampering scandal playing for Australia and saw his contract revoked. What was the name of this player?
    • A. 

      Matt Renshaw

    • B. 

      Cameron Bancroft

    • C. 

      Steve Smith

    • D. 

      David Warner

  • 2. 
    His replacement, Matt Renshaw, scored 101 in the season opener against Worcestershire - becoming the first player to make a century on his Somerset debut since who in 2013?
    • A. 

      Alex Barrow

    • B. 

      Nick Compton

    • C. 

      Lewis Gregory

    • D. 

      Alviro Petersen

  • 3. 
    Somerset's first away game of the season was a trip to Lancashire in early May. Marcus Trescothick made a ton - which youngster scored his maiden First Class century in that match?
    • A. 

      George Bartlett

    • B. 

      Eddie Byrom

    • C. 

      Ben Green

    • D. 

      Tom Banton

  • 4. 
    Somerset began their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign with a convincing eight-wicket win at which team?
    • A. 

      Sussex

    • B. 

      Glamorgan

    • C. 

      Surrey

    • D. 

      Kent

  • 5. 
    Somerset failed to qualify from the South Group in the One-Day Cup despite chasing down 360 to beat Hampshire in their final group match. Who scored a ton in the win at the Ageas Bowl?
    • A. 

      James Hildreth

    • B. 

      Peter Trego

    • C. 

      Johann Myburgh

    • D. 

      Steve Davies

  • 6. 
    Somerset began their Vitality Blast campaign with victory over Gloucestershire in Taunton. Who took Somerset's first wicket of the T20 season?
    • A. 

      Josh Davey

    • B. 

      Tim Groenewald

    • C. 

      Max Waller

    • D. 

      Jamie Overton

  • 7. 
    Somerset's six-wicket win over Surrey in Taunton in August was their sixth T20 victory in a row. What did Tom Curran label Somerset's fans in a hastily-deleted Tweet after the game?
    • A. 

      A bunch of Wurzel-worshippers

    • B. 

      A bunch of peasants

    • C. 

      A bunch of farmers

    • D. 

      A thoroughly lovely bunch

  • 8. 
    Jamie Overton took a stunning 'relay' catch on the boundary in the T20 win against Middlesex. Which comedian took to Twitter to praise the seamer, saying: "I can’t even catch like this in my most fantasising dreams..."
    • A. 

      John Cleese

    • B. 

      Mark Steel

    • C. 

      Michael Palin

    • D. 

      Stephen Fry

  • 9. 
    Jerome Taylor and Jamie Overton became the third and fourth Somerset players to take five-wicket hauls in T20 matches this summer. Who are the other two?
    • A. 

      Alfonso Thomas and Max Waller

    • B. 

      Arul Suppiah and Dirk Nannes

    • C. 

      Yasir Arafat and Ian Blackwell

    • D. 

      Richard Johnson and Charl Langeveldt

  • 10. 
    An incredible County Championship match between Somerset and Lancashire in Taunton ended in a tie. It was Somerset's first Championship tie since which year?
    • A. 

      1919

    • B. 

      1929

    • C. 

      1939

    • D. 

      1949

  • 11. 
    Johann Myburgh played his last professional match in Somerset's T20 semi-final defeat against Sussex. Who did he score a century against in the group stage this summer?
    • A. 

      Hampshire

    • B. 

      Surrey

    • C. 

      Gloucestershire

    • D. 

      Essex

  • 12. 
    Dom Bess made his England debut against Pakistan, going on to play both Tests in the two-match series. Where was he when he found out about his call-up?
    • A. 

      Starbucks, buying a chai latte

    • B. 

      IKEA, buying a sofa

    • C. 

      Asda, buying a pizza

    • D. 

      Rawlinsons, buying a chocolate orange

  • 13. 
    James Hildreth's century against Nottinghamshire in the last game of the season took him past 1,000 runs for the campaign. How many times has he reached that landmark?
    • A. 

      Five

    • B. 

      Seven

    • C. 

      Nine

    • D. 

      11

  • 14. 
    That win over Notts also saw two Somerset bowlers, Tom Abell and Craig Overton, take hat-tricks. What was remarkable about Overton's?
    • A. 

      The first time anyone from Barnstaple had taken a First Class hat-trick

    • B. 

      All three catches were taken by the same player

    • C. 

      Somerset's first hat-trick since promotion to Division One

    • D. 

      It was split over three overs

  • 15. 
    Complete the XI from the opening match against Worcestershire in Taunton: Trescothick, ?, Renshaw, Hildreth, Abell, Davies, ?, C Overton, Davey, Leach, ?
    • A. 

      Byrom, Gregory, J Overton

    • B. 

      Byrom, van der Merwe, Groenewald

    • C. 

      Bartlett, Gregory, Groenewald

    • D. 

      Byrom, Gregory, Groenewald

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