Cricketers

Quiz 113 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Cricketers Quiz – Can you identify these famous faces from the world of cricket? To download the PDF Picture round, please click on the link below:

 

 

 

 

1. Jonny Bairstow

By Mcadge (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

2. Chris Gayle

By NAPARAZZI (CHRIS GAYLE) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

3. David Warner

By Danausi – Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5696838

4. Wasim Akram

By http://www.flickr.com/photos/arijit_basak/ [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

5. Imran Khan

By Jawad Zakariya, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4515458

6. W. G. Grace

By Herbert Rose Barraud (1845-1896) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

7. Adam Gilchrist

By Luton Anderson (Flickr) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Andrew (Freddie) Flintoff

By Blnguyen (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5-2.0-1.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Brian Lara

By Bollywood Hungama [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Shane Warne

By Tourism Victoria from Australia (CWC launch with Shane Warne) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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Winter Sports Quiz

Christmas Quiz 4 – Round 3 – Winter Sports

1. Which female member of Team GB won a gold medal in the Skeleton event at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics?

Lizzy Yarnold

2. How many people are there in a curling team?

4

3. Which four-lettered winter sport is the French word for ‘sledge’ or ‘toboggan’?

Luge

4. In which country will the 2018 Winter Olympic Games be held?

South Korea (Pyeongchang)

5. In skiing, which piste colour denotes a beginner’s slope?

Green

6. Which country has won the most Winter Olympic medals to date?

Norway (329 medals since 1896, followed by the United States with 282)

7. Torville and Dean famously won Gold at the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympics, but they also won a medal at the 1994 Lillehammer games. Which colour was the medal?

Bronze

8. Which 1993 American comedy film is loosely based on the Jamaican bobsleigh team’s debut entry into the 1998 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada?

Cool Runnings

9. Which two sports are included in the Winter Olympic Biathlon?

Skiing and shooting (cross-country skiing and rifle shooting)

10. Bobsleigh has two events with different numbers of competitors in each team. How many people are in a bobsleigh in each of the two events? (Give two numbers as your answer)

2 and 4

 

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WAGs Quiz

Quiz 112 – Round 1 – Picture Round

This week’s picture quiz is a selection of WAGs of well-known footballers. There is as option on how to run this round. You can either ask contestants to name the WAG or alternatively the footballer they are married to or associated with.

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1. Victoria Beckham (David Beckham)

By Tawny Kate-aen from San Antonio, TX, USA – IMG_03540, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3248542

2. Shakira (Gerard Piqué)

By Marcello Casal Jr/Agência Brasil – Agência Brasil, CC BY 3.0 br, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=38020253

3. Danielle Bux/Lineker (former wife of Gary Lineker)

This is a cropped version of “Danielle Lineker and Gary Lineker,” ©2010 Liton Ali, used under a Creative Commons Attribution license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

4. Abbey Clancy/Crouch (Peter Crouch)

By Dell Inc. [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

5. Danielle Lloyd/O’Hara (Was married to Jamie O’Hara and previously dated Marcus Bent, Jermaine Defoe and allegedly had an affair with Teddy Sheringham)

By SPakhrin (Shooter – Movie premiere) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Ana Ivanovic (Bastian Schweinsteiger)

By Tatiana from Moscow, Russia (Ana Ivanovic) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

7. Jamelia (Darren Byfield)

By david mbiyu/sixoone.com from London, UK – DSC00175, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=16267400

8. Frankie Sandford/Bridge (Wayne Bridge)

By rosieecr (Flickr: THE SATURDAYS) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Christine Bleakley (Frank Lampard)

Austenlennon at English Wikipedia [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Louise Redknapp (Jamie Redknapp)

By damo1977 [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

 

 

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Trophy Quiz

Quiz 112 – Round 4 – Sport

Trophy Quiz – In which sport are the following trophies and awards contested?

1. America’s Cup

Sailing

2. The ‘Claret Jug’

Golf (Golf Champion Trophy)

3. Vince Lombardi Trophy

American Football

4. Webb Ellis Cup

Rugby

5. Stanley Cup

Ice Hockey

6. Sobers-Tissera Trophy

Cricket (Winner of Test series between West Indies and Sri Lanka)

7. Davis Cup

Tennis

8. Naismith Trophy

Basketball

9. Silver Slugger Award

Baseball

10. FA Cup

Football/Soccer

 

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Quiz 110 – Round 3 – Sport

1. Michael Phelps won the most medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games but two other competitors from the USA came joint second – can you name either?

Katie Ledecky (Swimming) or Simone Biles (Artistic Gymnastics)

2. Which former West Indian cricketer earned himself the nickname of ‘Whispering Death’, due to his quiet approach to the bowling crease?

Michael Holding

3. In which decade was a wooden racket used at Wimbledon for the last time?

1980s (1987 – http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/tennis/rules_and_equipment/4227178.stm)

4. In which sport could you encounter the terms ‘yuko’, ‘koka’, ‘ippon’ and ‘waza-ari’?

Judo

5. Which two boxers competed in the ‘Thrilla in Manila’?

Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier

6. According to the 2016 Forbes list, who is the world’s highest paid footballer?

Christiano Ronaldo

7. How long is a Rugby Union match, not including time lost or extra time?

80 minutes

8. In which city were the 1996 Summer Olympic Games held?

Atlanta, Georgia

9. In which sport is the ‘America’s Cup’ contested?

Yacht Sailing

10. Which country won UEFA Euro 2016?

Portugal

 

 

 

 

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Quiz 108 – Round 3 – Sport

1. 42 Olympic sports were included in the 2016 Games in Rio, but how many were included in the following Paralympics?

23 (https://www.rio2016.com/en/paralympics/sports)

2. Which male tennis player successfully defended his singles title at the 2016 Australian Open?

Novak Djokovic

3. A which stadium was the 2016 UEFA Champions League final played?

San Siro stadium, Milan

4. How many players are there on an ice hockey team?

6

5. The rules of which sport are sometimes referred to as the ‘Knickerbocker Rules’ or the ‘Cartwright Rules’?

Baseball

6. How did twenty-one-year-old Charlotte Brew achieve a sporting first on 2nd April 1977?

She became the first woman to ride in the Grand National

7. Which Senegalese footballer transferred to Liverpool from Southampton in June 2016 for a fee of £34 million, making him the most expensive African player to date?

Sadio Mané

8. In darting terms, what is a Shanghai?

Hitting a single, double and treble of the same number (It is also a dart game with similar rules – a game of 20 rounds, where you aim for 1 number each round and can score high by hitting a single, treble and double)

9. Which sportswear company was founded by Adolf Dassler in 1924?

Adidas

10. In which month of the year is the BBC Sports Personality of the Year ceremony?

December

 

 

 

 

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Olympics

Quiz 107 – Round 4 – The Olympics

Which nationality are these 2016 Olympic gold medal winners?

1. Anna van der Breggen

Netherlands (Cycling – Women’s Road Race)

2. Isabell Werth

Germany (Dressage)

3.Wu Minxia/Cressida Woo

China (3m Women’s Synchronised Springboard)

4. Evgeny Tishchenko

Russia (Boxing -Men’s heavy 91K)

5. Missy Franklin

USA (Swimming – 4X200m freestyle)

6. Usain Bolt

Jamaica (100m, 200m and 4X100m relay)

7. Ku Bon-chan

South Korea (Archery – Men’s individual and men’s team)

8. Nafissatou Thiam

Belgium (Heptathlon)

9. Gabriella Szabó

Hungary (Sprint Canoeing – K2-500m and K4-500m)

10. Elia Viviani

Italy (Cycling – Men’s Omnium)

 

 

 

 

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Olympics Picture Quiz

Quiz 106 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Olympics Picture Quiz – All of the following are Team GB winners of either a bronze, silver or gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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1. Laura Trott

By Nicola, Wikimedia Commons, CC-by-sa 4.0, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=44424178

2. Jack Laugher

By Paul Hardy [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

3. Adam Peaty

By Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasil [CC BY 3.0 br (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/br/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons

4. Katherine Grainger

See page for author [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons

5. Max Whitlock

By los_bandito_anthony from UK (_D703960 Uploaded by Kafuffle) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

6. Chris Froome

By Jaguar MENA – Chris Froome | The First Man to Cycle through the Eurotunnel, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=41584597

7. Greg Rutherford

By Jim Thurston (Greg Rutherford) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

8. Justin Rose

By Pvt pauline (Own work) [GFDL (CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

9. Mo Farah

By Vinod Divakaran, Doha Stadium Plus Qatar [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

10. Jason Kenny

By Nicola, Wikimedia Commons, CC-by-sa 4.0, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=44397735

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Olympics

Quiz 105 – Round 2 – The Olympics

1. Which country has won the most medals at the Summer Olympic Games since the modern games began in 1896?

USA (2399 medals up to 2012)

2. In which year did Eddie “The Eagle” Edwards become the first competitor since 1929 to represent Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping?

1988

3. In which year did women compete in the Olympic Games for the first time?

1900 (Paris)

4. Which Frenchman is often considered to be the father of the modern Olympic Games, as he founded the International Olympic Committee in 1894?

Pierre de Coubertin

5. In which stadium in Rio de Janiero did the 2016 opening ceremony take place?

Maracanã Stadium

6. Which sport features in the 2016 Olympics for the first time since 1904?

Golf

7. What is the Olympic motto?

Citius – Altius – Fortius (Faster – Higher – Stronger)

8. Which country enters the stadium first during the “Parade of Nations” at the opening ceremony?

Greece (Followed by the other countries in alphabetical order according the host nation’s language with the host nation going last)

9. Who holds the individual record for most Summer Olympic medals won in total? (Before the Rio 2016 Olympics began)

Michael Phelps

10. The Summer Olympic Games has been held every four years since 1896 apart from on three occasions when they were cancelled. Give two of the three years when the Summer Olympic Games were cancelled.

1916, 1940 and 1944 (due to the First and Second World Wars)

 

 

 

 

 

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Wimbledon

Quiz 103 – Round 2 – Wimbledon

1. How many courts are there at Wimbledon that are used for qualifying and Championship matches?

19

2. How many times has Wimbledon opened its doors on the middle Sunday of the Championships?

4 (1991, 1997, 2004 and 2016)

3. How many Championship trophies are there? (Main events, not junior events or wheelchair events)

Five: Gentlemen’s Singles, Ladies’ Singles, Gentlemen’s Doubles, Ladies’ Doubles and Mixed Doubles.

4. Which two players hold the joint ‘Open Era’ record of becoming Gentlemen’s Singles Champion seven times each?

Pete Sampras and Roger Federer

5. What is the maximum number of sets that could be played in a mixed doubles match?

Three

6. American tennis player John Isner set a Wimbledon Guinness World Record in his match against Nicolas Mahut of France in June 2010 – what record did he set?

Most aces served my an individual player during a Wimbledon tennis match (This match also holds the record for the longest professional tennis match, lasting for 11 hours and 5 minutes, however the question asks specifically for the record set by John Isner – award a mark for longest match at your discretion)

7. In which year was Wimbledon first broadcast by the BBC?

1937

8. How many players take part in the first round of the Gentlemen’s Singles tournament?

128

9. How much is the prize money for each of the Singles Champions in 2016?

2 million pounds

10. Which American player knocked Novak Djokovic out of the 2016 Wimbledon Championships in the third round?

Sam Querrey

 

 

 

 

 

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Quiz 102 – Round 4 – Sport

1. Which was the first team England played against in the UEFA Euro 2016 group stages?

Russia

2. Who started Wimbledon 2016 as the gentleman’s number one seed?

Novak Djokovic

3. In darts, what is the highest score possible with three different trebles?

171 (treble 20=60, treble 19=57 and treble 18= 54)

4. Which batsman holds the record cricket score of 400 not out, which he achieved in 2004?

Brian Lara

5. Which U.S. city has a baseball team nicknamed the ‘Angels of Anaheim’?

Los Angeles

6. How many riders are there on a polo team?

Four

7. Who is the only footballer to have scored a goal in an FA Cup final, a League Cup final, a UEFA Cup final and a UEFA Champions League final?

Steven Gerrard (2006, 2003, 2001 and 2005 in that order)

8. In which city are the 2020 Summer Olympic Games scheduled to take place?

Tokyo

9. Who has won more Wimbledon Ladies Singles titles than any other player during the Open Era?

Martina Navratilova (9)

10. Which sport’s ball had its official diameter increased by 2mm in the year 2000?

Table tennis (from 38mm to 40mm)

 

 

 

 

 

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Quiz 100 – Round 5 – Sport

Which UK football teams have the following nicknames?

1. Bantams

Bradford City

2. Pompey

Portsmouth

3. Silkmen

Macclesfield Town

4. Valiants

Port Vale

5. Royals

Reading

6. Minstermen

York City

7. Gulls

Torquay United

8. Cardinals

Woking

9. Blades

Sheffield United

10. Citizens

Manchester City

 

 

 

 

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Football Stadium Quiz

Quiz 98 – Round 1 – Picture Round

Football Stadium Quiz

For this football stadium quiz contestants are given pictures of 10 UK football stadiums, from various views. Can you identify the stadium? Please be aware we want the name of the stadium and not the football team.

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1. Deepdale

By English Wikipedia user Hudson6dogs, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5564115

2. Old Trafford

By Steve Collis from Melbourne, Australia – Manchester United Panorama, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=24306851

3. Wembley

By Richj1209 at English Wikipedia – Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=2658243

4. St James’ Park

By Donald Brydon, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=20411581

5. Anfield

By Jon Grimshaw, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9146841

6. Emirates Stadium

By Wonker Wonker – originally posted to Flickr as Arsenal vs Real Madrid, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5128946

7. Molineux

By John Nickolls, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=318665

8. Stadium of Light

By John Davidson, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3866957

9. White Hart Lane

By Alan Swain, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=4094767

10. Villa Park

By Philip Halling, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=13912568

 

 

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Quiz 96 – Round 4 – Sport

In which country were the following major sporting events held?

 

1. FIFA World Cup 1998

France

2. Summer Olympic Games 1936

Germany (Berlin)

3. Winter Olympic Games 2014

Russia (Sochi)

4. FIFA World Cup 1978

Argentina

5. Summer Olympic Games 1960

Italy (Rome)

6. Cricket World Cup 2007

West Indies

7. Rugby World Cup 2015

England

8. Winter Olympic Games 1984

Yugoslavia (Sarajevo – now capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina)

9. Ryder Cup 2010

Wales

10. Summer Olympic Games 1988

South Korea (Seoul)

 

 

 

 

 

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Quiz 95 – Round 3 – Sport

1.Who captained Europe in the 2014 Ryder Cup?

Paul McGinley

2. In which year were football World Cup matches first televised?

1954

3. In which sport was Sir Henry Segrave a renowned name?

Motor Racing (also held land and water speed records simultaneously)

4. In which city will you find Recreation Ground rugby stadium, commonly known as ‘the Rec’?

Bath

5. Who succeeded Sven Göran Eriksson as England football manager in 2006?

Steve McLaren

6. Which international rugby team are commonly known as the ‘Springboks’?

South Africa

7. How many hoops are required according to the official rules of garden croquet?

Six

8. How many players are there on an American football team?

Eleven

9. In which year did Sir Roger Bannister run the first sub-four-minute mile?

1954

10. What does BMX stand for?

Bicycle Motocross

 

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Quiz 94 – Round 2 – Sport

In which country will you find the following Formula One Grand Prix circuits?

1. Ain-Diab Circuit

Morocco (Casablanca)

2. Charade Circuit

France (Clermont-Ferrand)

3. Nürburgring

Germany (Nürburg)

4. Phoenix Street Circuit

United States (Phoenix)

5. Yas Marina Circuit

United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi)

6. Suzuka Circuit

Japan (Suzuka)

7. Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps

Belgium (Stavelot)

8. Autódromo José Carlos Pace

Brazil (São Paulo)

9. Circuit Bremgarten

Switzerland (Bremgarten)

10. Circuito de Monsato

Portugal (Lisbon)

 

 

 

 

 

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Quiz 91 – Round 6 – Sport

Which boxers are/were known by the following nicknames?

1. The Executioner

Bernard Hopkins

2. Real Deal

Evander Holyfield

3. The Dark Destroyer

Nigel Benn

4. Smokin’ Joe

Joe Frazier

5. ‘Our ‘Enry

Henry Cooper

6. The Hayemaker

David Haye

7. The Pugilist Specialist

Lennox Lewis

8. The Upsetter

Ovill McKenzie

9. The Ghost with the Hammer in his Hand

Jimmy Wilde

10. The Brockton Blockbuster

Rocky Marciano

 

 

 

 

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Quiz 90 – Round 3 – Sport

1. What is the highest possible score achievable by one player in a game of tenpin bowling?

300

2. In which sport do contestants compete for the Corbillon Cup?

Table tennis

3. Which two teams won the FA Cup 5 times each between the years 2000 and 2015?

Arsenal and Chelsea

4. The ‘Thrilla in Manila’ was the third and final meeting between which two heavyweight boxers in 1975?

Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier

5. The World record for the Men’s 100 metres was broken by Usain Bolt at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics in Berlin. What was his record time?

9.58 seconds

6. How many Olympic Gold Medals did Steve Redgrave win during his rowing career?

Five

7. Who won the 2015 Snooker World Championship?

Stuart Bingham

8. Who won the Mixed Doubles at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships?

Leander Paes and Martina Hingis

9. Which three football teams were promoted to the Premier League at the end of the 2014/15 season?

Norwich City, Bournemouth and Watford

10. Which NBA basketball team are known as the ‘Lakers’?

Los Angeles

 

 

 

 

 

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2015 Quiz – Round 2 – Sport

1. After the departure of José Mourinho in December 2015, who was appointed first team manager of Chelsea FC until the end of the season?

Guus Hiddink

2. Who released an autobiography entitled ‘Second Innings: My Sporting Life’ in July?

Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff

3. Which rugby union player became the youngest to achieve 50 international caps in February this year?

George North

4. In which country did the 2015 Tour de France start?

Netherlands

5. Which horse won the 2015 Grand National?

Many Clouds

6. Which country held the first Grand Prix of the Formula One season this year?

Australia

7. Which American Football team won the Super Bowl XLIX this year?

New England Patriots

8. Which team won the 2015 UEFA Europa League Final?

Sevilla

9. Who won the 2015 PDC World Darts Championship?

Gary Anderson

10. Which country replaced Morocco and hosted the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, after Morocco was ruled out due to the Ebola outbreak?

Equatorial Guinea

 

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Quiz 89 – Round 4 – Sport

In which town/city are the following cricket grounds?

 

1. Toby Howe Cricket Ground

Billericay

2. Headingley Stadium

Leeds

3. Kennington Oval

London

4. Edgbaston

Birmingham

5. Sophia Gardens

Cardiff

6. Grace Road

Leicester

7. Old Trafford

Manchester

8. St. Lawrence Ground

Canterbury

9. Rose Bowl/Ageas Bowl

Southampton

10. Riverside Stadium

Chester-le-Street (County Durham)

 

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