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A Question of Sport is a British sports quiz show created by Nick Hunter for the BBC.
ABC News is a national news service in Australia produced by the News and Current Affairs division of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Abdul Qadir Khan (عبد القادر خان, born 15 September 1955 in Lahore) is a former Pakistani international cricketer whose main role was as a leg spin bowler.
Accrington Cricket Club is a cricket club in the Lancashire League, which play their home games at Thorneyholme Road in Accrington.
Adam Craig Gilchrist, AM (born 14 November 1971), nicknamed "Gilly" or "Churchy", is a former Australian international cricketer and former captain of Australian national team.
Adelaide Oval is a sports ground in Adelaide, South Australia, located in the parklands between the city centre and North Adelaide.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) is the self-regulatory organisation of the advertising industry in the United Kingdom.
Alec James Stewart OBE (born 8 April 1963) is a former English cricketer, and former captain of the England cricket team, who played Tests and ODIs as a right-handed wicketkeeper-batsman.
Alistair Murdoch McCoist, (24 September 1962) is a former Scottish footballer, who has since worked as a manager, pundit and actor.
Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff (born 6 December 1977) is an English former international cricketer and current broadcaster.
Andrew John Strauss (born 2 March 1977) is a former English cricketer who played all formats of the game internationally, captaining England in all three.
Andrew Symonds (born 9 June 1975) is a former Australian international cricketer, who played all three formats as an batting all-rounder.
Deshamanya Arjuna Ranatunga (අර්ජුන රණතුංග; born 1 December 1963) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and 1996 Cricket World Cup winning captain for Sri Lanka.
Asgiriya Stadium, (අස්ගිරිය ක්රීඩාංගනය) is a cricket stadium situated in Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Ashwell Gavin Prince (born 28 May 1977) is a former South African cricketer who played all formats of the game for South Africa and a former captain.
The Australia A cricket team is a cricket team representing Australia and is the second team of the Australian cricket team.
The Australia national cricket team is the joint oldest team in Test cricket history, having played in the first ever Test match in 1877.
The Australian Cricket Academy was founded in 1987 as a joint initiative of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and the Australian Cricket Board (ACB).
The 2001 cricket series between England and Australia for the Ashes was played in England from 5 July to 27 August 2001.
The Australian cricket team toured England in 1993 aiming to retain The Ashes for a second consecutive occasion, having successfully defended them on home turf in the 1990/91 season.
The Australian cricket team toured India from February to April 2001 for a three-Test series and a five-match ODI series.
The Australian Football League (AFL) is the pre-eminent professional competition in the sport of Australian rules football in Australia and features only Australian teams.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.
The Australian Tri-Series refers to the one day international (ODI) cricket tournament held in Australia, and contested by Australia and two touring teams.
Baked beans is a dish containing beans, sometimes baked but, despite the name, usually stewed, in a sauce.
The Ball of the Century, also referred to as the Gatting Ball or simply That Ball, is the name given to a cricket delivery bowled by Australian spin bowler Shane Warne to English batsman Mike Gatting on Day Two during the first Test of the 1993 Ashes series (4 June 1993), which took place at Old Trafford, Manchester.
In the sport of cricket, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.
In cricket, the batting order is the sequence in which batsmen play through their team's innings, there always being two batsmen taking part at any one time.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.
The BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year is an award presented at the annual BBC Sports Personality of the Year award ceremony.
BBC Sport is a department of the BBC North division providing national sports coverage for BBC Television, radio and online.
The Bicentenary Celebration match was a 50-over exhibition cricket match to mark the two hundredth anniversary of the Lord's Cricket Ground, London, between a side representing the MCC and a Rest of the World team, that took place on 5 July 2014.
The Big Bash League (BBL, also known as the KFC Big Bash League for sponsorship reasons) is an Australian professional Twenty20 cricket league, which was established in 2011 by Cricket Australia.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Black Rock is an affluent suburb of Melbourne in the Australian state of Victoria, 18 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.
Bowled is a method of dismissing a batsman in the sport of cricket.
Bowling, in cricket, is the action of propelling the ball toward the wicket defended by a batsman.
The bowling average is one of a number of statistics used to compare bowlers in the sport of cricket.
Brian Lara Cricket is the first in a series of cricket games to be endorsed by Brian Lara.
Brian Lara Cricket, released in Australia and New Zealand as Shane Warne Cricket'99 is a 1998 PlayStation and PC cricket game, personally endorsed by West Indian cricketer Brian Lara, produced by Codemasters, and a follow-up to the successful Brian Lara Cricket and Brian Lara Cricket '96.
Brian Mervin McMillan (born 22 December 1963 in Welkom and grew up in Carletonville, South Africa) played 38 Tests and 78 One Day Internationals for South Africa from 1991 to 1998.
Brighton is an affluent coastal suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 11 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
Caught is a method of dismissing a batsman in the sport of cricket.
Warnakulasuriya Patabendige Ushantha Joseph Chaminda Vaas (born 27 January 1974), more widely known as Chaminda Vaas, is a former Sri Lankan international cricketer, who played all forms of the game, and a former ODI captain.
Chennai (formerly known as Madras or) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
The Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are a franchise cricket team based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, which plays in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Christopher Anthony John Martin (born 2 March 1977) is an English singer, songwriter, musician, record producer, and philanthropist.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
Co-amilozide (BAN) is a non-proprietary combination of amiloride and hydrochlorothiazide.
Colin Reid Miller (born 6 February 1964, Footscray, Victoria) is a former Australian cricketer who played 18 Tests for Australia between 1998 and 2001.
Colombo (translit,; translit) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.
Courtney Andrew Walsh OJ (born 30 October 1962) is a former Jamaican cricketer who represented the West Indies from 1984 to 2001, captaining the West Indies in 22 Test matches.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Cricket Australia (CA), formerly known as the Australian Cricket Board (ACB), is the governing body for professional and amateur cricket in Australia.
In the game of cricket, the cricket pitch consists of the central strip of the cricket field between the wickets.
The Australian Poker Championship, commonly known as Aussie Millions, is a series of poker tournaments held at the Crown Casino, in Melbourne, Australia.
Croydon is a large town in south London, England, south of Charing Cross.
The Daily News is an English-language newspaper in Sri Lanka.
Damien Richard Martyn (born 21 October 1971) is a former Australian cricketer, who played Tests and ODIs.
Daniel Luca Vettori, ONZM (born 27 January 1979) is a New Zealand former cricketer who played for the New Zealand cricket team in all formats and a former captain in all formats.
Daniel Kyle Morrison (born 3 February 1966) is a former New Zealand cricketer (Black Caps).
Darren Gough (born 18 September 1970) is a retired English cricketer and former captain of Yorkshire County Cricket Club.
Daryll John Cullinan (born 4 March 1967) is a former South African first-class cricketer who played Test cricket and One Day Internationals for South Africa as a specialist batsman.
David Clarence Boon MBE (born 29 December 1960) is a former Australian cricketer whose international playing career spanned the years 1984–1996.
Dean Mervyn Jones AM (born 24 March 1961) is a former Australian cricketer, who played Tests and One Day Internationals for Australia.
The Deccan Chargers, or Hyderabad Deccan Chargers, known in short as DC, was a cricket franchise based in the city of Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League.
Dennis Keith Lillee, AM, MBE (born 18 July 1949) is a former Australian cricketer rated as the "outstanding fast bowler of his generation".
Derek Raymond Pringle (born 18 September 1958, Nairobi, Kenya) is an English former Test and ODI cricketer for England, and is now a cricket journalist.
Devon Eugene Malcolm (born 22 February 1963) is a former English cricketer.
Adrian Dimitri Mascarenhas (born 30 October 1977) is a former English cricketer.
A diuretic is any substance that promotes diuresis, the increased production of urine.
Sir Donald George Bradman, AC (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001), often referred to as "The Don", was an Australian international cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of all time.
A drug test is a technical analysis of a biological specimen, for example urine, hair, blood, breath, sweat, and/or oral fluid/saliva — to determine the presence or absence of specified parent drugs or their metabolites.
Eden Park is New Zealand's largest sports stadium.
Edgbaston Cricket Ground, also known as the County Ground or Edgbaston Stadium, is a cricket ground in the Edgbaston area of Birmingham, England.
Elizabeth Jane Hurley (born 10 June 1965), more generally known as Liz Hurley, is an English actress and model.
Emma Kearney (born 1981) is a Northern Irish film, television and theatre actress.
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
The England cricket team toured Australia in 1994–95 to compete in the Ashes series against their hosts.
Australia won the 1998–99 Ashes series against England.
The England cricket team toured Australia in 2002–03, playing a five -Test series for The Ashes and a number of tour matches against Australian domestic teams.
ESPNcricinfo (formerly known as Cricinfo or CricInfo) is a sports news website exclusively for the game of cricket.
Evolution is change in the heritable characteristics of biological populations over successive generations.
Extortion (also called shakedown, outwrestling and exaction) is a criminal offense of obtaining money, property, or services from an individual or institution, through coercion.
Fast bowling is one of the two main approaches to bowling in the sport of cricket, the other being spin bowling.
Fielding in the sport of cricket is the action of fielders in collecting the ball after it is struck by the batsman, to limit the number of runs that the batsman scores and/or to get the batsman out by catching the ball in flight or by running the batsman out.
The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
The flipper is the name of a particular bowling delivery used in cricket, generally by a leg spin bowler.
The Frank Worrell Trophy is awarded to the winner of the West Indies–Australia Test match series in cricket.
Galle (ගාල්ල; காலி) is a major city in Sri Lanka, situated on the southwestern tip, 119 km from Colombo.
Galle International Stadium (ගාල්ල ජාත්යන්තර ක්රිකට් ක්රීඩාංගණය) (காலி சர்வதேச கிரிக்கெட் விளையாட்டு மைதானம்) is a cricket stadium in Galle, Sri Lanka, situated near the Galle fort and fringed on two sides by the Indian Ocean.
Gary Kirsten (born 23 November 1967) is a former South African cricketer, and the World Cup winning coach of the Indian cricket team.
Geoffrey Ian Allott (born 24 December 1971, Christchurch, Canterbury) is a former New Zealand cricketer who played in 10 Tests and 31 ODIs from 1996 to 2000.
Gideon Clifford Jeffrey Davidson Haigh (born 29 December 1965) is an English-born Australian journalist who writes about sport (especially cricket) and business.
Glenn Donald McGrath AM (born 9 February 1970) is an Australian former international cricketer, who played all formats of the game for fourteen years.
Gregory Richard John "Mo" Matthews (born 15 December 1959 in Newcastle, New South Wales) is a former New South Wales and Australian cricket all rounder (off-spin bowler and left-handed batsman) who is now a television cricket commentator.
Hampshire County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Hampton High School is a former secondary school located in the Hampton suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Wessel Johannes "Hansie" Cronje (25 September 1969 – 1 June 2002) was a South African cricketer and captain of the South African national cricket team in the 1990s.
Harare Sports Club is a sports club and multi-purpose stadium in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Harbhajan Singh Plaha (born 3 July 1980 in Jalandhar, Punjab, India), commonly known as Harbhajan Singh or simply Harbhajan, is an Indian international cricketer, who plays all forms of the game cricket.
Hashan Prasantha Tillakaratne (born 14 July 1967, in Colombo) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer and a former Test captain for Sri Lanka.
A hat-trick or hat trick is the achievement of a positive feat three times in a game, or another achievement based on the number three.
The Herald Sun is a morning newspaper based in Melbourne, Australia published by The Herald and Weekly Times, a subsidiary of News Corp Australia, itself a subsidiary of News Corp. The Herald Sun primarily serves Victoria and shares many articles with other News Corporation daily newspapers, especially those from Australia. It is also available for purchase in Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory and border regions of South Australia and southern New South Wales such as the Riverina and NSW South Coast, and is available digitally through its website and apps. In March 2009, the paper had a daily circulation of 530,000 from Monday to Friday.
Herschelle Herman Gibbs (born 23 February 1974) is a former South African cricketer, who played all formats of the game for fourteen years.
Heterochromia is a difference in coloration, usually of the iris but also of hair or skin.
Hrishikesh Hemant Kanitkar (born 14 November 1974) is a former Indian cricketer, who played tests and ODIs.
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Ian Andrew Healy (nicknamed "Heals") (born 30 April 1964) is a former Australian international cricketer who played for Queensland domestically.
Independent Online, or IOL is a news and information website based in South Africa.
The India national cricket team, also known as Team India and Men in Blue, is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) status.
The Indian Premier League (IPL), officially Vivo Indian Premier League for sponsorship reasons, is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in India contested during April and May of every year by teams representing Indian cities and some states.
The Indian spin quartet is the collective name given to the Indian spin bowlers of the 1960s and 1970s: Erapalli Prasanna and Srinivas Venkataraghavan (both off spinners), Bhagwat Chandrasekhar (a leg spinner), and Bishen Singh Bedi (a left-arm spinner).
An innings is one of the divisions of a cricket match during which one team takes its turn to bat.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket.
Irfan Khan Pathan (born 27 October 1984) is an Indian cricketer who plays all formats of the game.
Jacques Kallis (born 16 October 1975) is a former South African cricketer, and, a former Test and ODI captain.
Jaipur is the capital and the largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan in Northern India.
James Edward Charles Franklin (born 7 November 1980 in Wellington), or James Franklin, is a former New Zealand cricketer, who played all forms of the game internationally.
James Douglas Packer (born September 8, 1967) is an Australian businessman and investor.
Jason Neil Gillespie (born 19 April 1975) is a former Australian cricketer who played all three formats of the game.
Jeffrey Robert Thomson (born 16 August 1950) is a former Australian cricketer.
Joe the Cameraman (or Cameraman Joe, real name Joe Previtera. 8 December 1999) is an Australian Channel 9 sports cameraman who is best known for claiming to have been responsible for an infamous on-air sledge of cricketer Scott Muller in 1999.
John Paul Crawley (born 21 September 1971) is a former English first-class cricketer who played at international level for England and county cricket for Hampshire and Lancashire.
"John" or "John the bookmaker" is the name given to an Indian bookmaker who in 1994–95 gave money to Australian cricketers Mark Waugh and Shane Warne, in return for pitch and weather information.
Junction Oval (also known as the St Kilda Cricket Ground and the Victorian Cricket and Community Centre) is an historic sports ground in the suburb of St Kilda in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Justin Lee Langer AM (born 21 November 1970) is an Australian former cricketer and the current coach of the Australian national team, having being appointed to the role in May 2018.
Kandy (මහනුවර Mahanuwara, pronounced; கண்டி, pronounced) is a major city in Sri Lanka located in the Central Province.
Kevin Bloody Wilson (born Dennis Bryant on 13 February 1947 in Sydney, Australia) is an Australian musical comedian who performs comical songs with his heavy Australian English accent and often including sexual themes.
Kevin Pietersen (born 27 June 1980) is a former English cricketer.
Kingsmead is a cricket ground in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Kolkata (also known as Calcutta, the official name until 2001) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal.
The Lancashire League is a competitive league of local cricket clubs drawn from the small to middle-sized mill towns, mainly but not exclusively, of East Lancashire.
Lancelot Richard Gibbs (born 29 September 1934) is a former West Indies cricketer, one of the most successful spin bowlers in Test cricket history.
Leg before wicket (lbw) is one of the ways in which a batsman can be dismissed in the sport of cricket.
Leg spin is a type of spin bowling in the sport of cricket.
Limited overs cricket, also known as one-day cricket and in a slightly different context as List A cricket, is a version of the sport of cricket in which a match is generally completed in one day, whereas Test and first-class matches can take up to five days to complete.
List A cricket is a classification of the limited-overs (one-day) form of the sport of cricket.
This is a list of media commentators and writers on the sport of cricket.
Test cricket is played between international cricket teams who are Full Members of the International Cricket Council (ICC).
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.
The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, located in Bengaluru, Karnataka, is a stadium owned by the Government of Karnataka.
Marcus Edward Trescothick (born 25 December 1975) is an English cricketer and former international cricketer, who stood in as Test and ODI captain on several occasions.
Mark Anthony Taylor AO (born 27 October 1964) is a former Australian cricketer; currently a Cricket Australia director and Nine Network commentator.
Mark Edward Waugh AM (born 2 June 1965) is a former Australian international cricketer, who represented Australia in Test matches from early 1991 to late 2002, and made his One Day International debut in 1988.
Marlon Nathaniel Samuels (born 5 February 1981) is a Jamaican cricketer who plays internationally for the West Indies in all three formats, and a former ODI captain.
Matthew Lawrence Hayden AM (born 29 October 1971) is a former Australian international cricketer.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), also known simply as "The G", is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria.
The Melbourne Renegades is an Australian professional men's Twenty20 cricket team based in the Australian state, Victoria.
The Melbourne Stars is an Australian Twenty20 cricket team based in Melbourne, Victoria that competes in Australia's Twenty20 competition, the Big Bash League.
Mentone Grammar (formerly known as simply The Boys' Grammar in the local community) is an independent, Anglican co-educational grammar school in Mentone, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Michael William Gatting OBE (born 6 June 1957) is an English former cricketer, who played first-class cricket for Middlesex (1975–1998; captain 1983–1997) and for England from 1977 to 1995, captaining the national side in twenty-three Test matches between 1986 and 1988.
Mudhsuden Singh Panesar (born 25 April 1982), known as Monty Panesar, is an English international cricketer who is currently unattached to any County.
Deshabandu Muttiah Muralitharan (முத்தையா முரளீதரன், මුත්තයියා මුරලිදරන්; also spelt Muralidaran; born 1972) is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who was rated the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2002.
Nagpur is the winter capital, a sprawling metropolis, and the third largest city of the Indian state of Maharashtra after Mumbai and Pune.
Nasser Hussain OBE (born 28 March 1968) is a former English cricketer who captained the England cricket team between 1999 and 2003, with his overall international career extending from 1990 to 2004.
The New Straits Times is an English-language newspaper published in Malaysia.
The New Zealand cricket team in Australia in 2001–02 played 5 first-class matches including 3 Tests.
The New Zealand national cricket team, nicknamed the Black Caps, played their first Test in 1930 against England in Christchurch, becoming the fifth country to play Test cricket.
The News of the World was a national red top newspaper published in the United Kingdom from 1843 to 2011.
news.com.au is an Australian news and entertainment website owned by News Corp Australia.
In the sport of cricket, a nightwatchman is a lower-order batsman who comes in to bat higher up the order than usual near the end of the day's play.
The Nine Network (commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network, that is a division of Nine Entertainment Co. with headquarters in Willoughby, a suburb located on the North Shore of Sydney, Australia.
Nine.com.au (formerly Ninemsn) is an Australian website owned by Mi9, a subsidiary of Nine Entertainment Co., in partnership with Microsoft.
In the sport of cricket a no-ball is a penalty against the fielding team, usually as a result of an illegal delivery by the bowler.
Off spin is a type of finger spin bowling in the sport of cricket.
Old Trafford, known for sponsorship reasons as Emirates Old Trafford, is a cricket ground in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England.
A One Day International (ODI) is a form of limited overs cricket, played between two teams with international status, in which each team faces a fixed number of overs, usually 50.
In the sport of cricket, an over consists of six consecutive balls bowled by a single bowler from one end of a cricket pitch to the batsman at the other end.
Paikiasothy Saravanamuttu Stadium (Tamil: பாக்கியசோதி சரவணமுத்து மைதானம், පාකියසොති සර්වනමූත්තු ක්රීඩාංගනය) Colombo Oval or P. Sara or simply PSS is a multi-purpose stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
The Pakistan national cricket team (پاکستان قومی کرکٹ ٹیم), popularly referred to as the Shaheens (شاہینز), Green Shirts and Men in Green, is administered by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.
Peter Laurence Taylor (born 22 August 1956 in North Sydney, New South Wales) is a former Australian cricketer who played in 13 Tests and 83 ODIs from 1987 to 1992.
Phillip Anthony Jason "Daffy" DeFreitas (born 18 February 1966) is a former English cricketer.
Poker is a family of card games that combines gambling, strategy, and skill.
PokerNews is a website dedicated to providing poker enthusiasts with a place they can find industry news, live tournament coverage, strategy, player interviews and videos, podcasts, and information on bonuses and freeroll tournaments available at online poker rooms.
A prescription drug (also prescription medication or prescription medicine) is a pharmaceutical drug that legally requires a medical prescription to be dispensed.
Rahul Dravid (born 11 January 1973) is a former Indian cricketer and captain, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket.
The Rajasthan Royals (often abbreviated as RR) are a cricket team in the Indian Premier League from the city of Jaipur.
Ravishankar Chamaar Shastri (born 27 May 1962) is an Indian cricket commentator, former player and current head coach of the Indian national cricket team.
Ricky Thomas Ponting, AO (born 19 December 1974), is a former Australian international cricketer, and two-time World Cup winning captain in 2003 and 2007, widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
Roger Federer (born 8 August 1981) is a Swiss professional tennis player who is currently ranked world No.
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (born 24 April 1973) is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team, regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
Scott Andrew Muller (born 11 July 1971 in Herston, Queensland) is a former Australian and Queensland cricketer.
Shane Warne Foundation was an Australian not-for-profit organisation founded in 2004 by former cricketer Shane Warne.
Sky Sports is a group of sports television channels operated by the satellite pay-TV company Sky plc.
SMS (short message service) is a text messaging service component of most telephone, internet, and mobile-device systems.
The South Africa national cricket team toured Australia in the 2001–02 cricket season.
Spin bowling is a bowling technique in cricket and the bowler is referred to as a spinner.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) was first registered with the Ministry of Sports on 30 June 1975 as a national sports body.
The Sri Lanka national cricket team, nicknamed The Lions, is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One-Day International (ODI) and T20 International status.
St Kilda Cricket Club is a cricket club in the elite club competition of Melbourne, Australia, known as Victorian Premier Cricket.
The St Kilda Football Club, nicknamed the Saints, is an Australian rules football club based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Stephen Rodger Waugh, AO (born 2 June 1965) is a former Australian international cricketer and twin brother of cricketer Mark Waugh.
Stuart Charles Glyndwr MacGill (born 25 February 1971), commonly as Stuart MacGill, is a former Australian cricketer who played 44 Tests and 3 ODIs.
Stumped is a method of dismissal in cricket.
Surrey County Cricket Club is one of eighteen first-class county clubs within the domestic cricket structure of England and Wales.
Susan Magdalane Boyle (born 1 April 1961) is a Scottish singer who came to international attention when she appeared as a contestant on the TV programme Britain's Got Talent on 11 April 2009, singing "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is a sports stadium in Sydney, Australia.
A tabloid is a newspaper with a compact page size smaller than broadsheet.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
Text messaging, or texting, is the act of composing and sending electronic messages, typically consisting of alphabetic and numeric characters, between two or more users of mobile phones, tablets, desktops/laptops, or other devices.
The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.
The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia.
The Australian is a broadsheet newspaper published in Australia from Monday to Saturday each week since 14 July 1964.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Daily Telegraph is an Australian daily tabloid newspaper published in Sydney, New South Wales, by Nationwide News Limited, a division of News Corp Australia, formerly News Limited.
The Brisbane Cricket Ground, commonly known as the Gabba, is a major sports stadium in Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, Australia.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Hindu is an Indian daily newspaper, headquartered at Chennai.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
The New Zealand Herald is a daily newspaper published in Auckland, New Zealand, owned by New Zealand Media and Entertainment.
The Oval, currently known for sponsorship reasons as the Kia Oval, is an international cricket ground in Kennington, in the London Borough of Lambeth, South London.
The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The Times of India (TOI) is an Indian English-language daily newspaper owned by The Times Group.
Timothy Brian Alexander May (born 26 January 1962 at North Adelaide, South Australia) is a former Australian cricketer for South Australia domestically.
Timothy David Minchin (born 7 October 1975) is an Australian comedian, actor, writer, musician and director.
Australia uses three main time zones: Australian Western Standard Time (AWST; UTC+08:00), Australian Central Standard Time (ACST; UTC+09:30), and Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST; UTC+10:00).
Trent Bridge is a cricket ground mostly used for Test, One-day international and County cricket located in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England, just across the River Trent from the city of Nottingham.
Twenty20 cricket, sometimes written Twenty-20, and often abbreviated to T20, is a short form of cricket.
The Melbourne University Cricket Club, often called simply "University", plays the sport of cricket in the elite club competition of Melbourne, Australia, known as Victorian Premier Cricket.
Upper Ferntree Gully is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 32 km east of Melbourne's Central Business District, located within the City of Knox and Shire of Yarra Ranges local government areas.
Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.
Victoria Bitter (VB) is a lager produced by Carlton & United Breweries, a subsidiary of Foster's Group in Melbourne, Victoria.
The Victoria cricket team, who were until 2018 named Victorian Bushrangers, is an Australian first class cricket team based in Melbourne, Victoria.
The Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium also known as New VCA stadium is a cricket ground in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.
The WACA (formally the WACA Ground) is a sports stadium in Perth, Western Australia.
Waqar Younis Maitla (وقار یونس; born 16 November 1971) is a former Pakistani cricketer and a former Test and ODI captain for Pakistan.
The Warne–Muralitharan Trophy is awarded to the winner of the Australia–Sri Lanka Test cricket series from 2007–08 season onwards.
Wasim Akram (وسیم اکرم|; born 3 June 1966) is a former Pakistani first-class cricketer, cricket commentator and television personality.
West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG; Bundesrepublik Deutschland, BRD) in the period between its creation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification on 3 October 1990.
The West Indies cricket team embarked on a tour of New Zealand in 1979–80 following their successful series in Australia.
The West Indies cricket team, colloquially known as and (since June 2017) officially branded as the Windies, is a multi-national cricket team representing the Caribbean region and administered by Cricket West Indies.
The Western Australia cricket team, nicknamed the Western Warriors, represent the Australian state of Western Australia in Australian domestic cricket.
Whitgift School is an independent day school with limited boarding (120 boys) in South Croydon.
In the sport of cricket, the wicket is one of the two sets of three stumps and two bails at either end of the pitch.
The Wisden Cricketers of the Century are five cricketers who were judged to be the most prominent players of the 20th century, as selected by a 100-member panel of cricket experts appointed by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2000.
The Wisden Cricketers of the Year are cricketers selected for the honour by the annual publication Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, based primarily on their "influence on the previous English season".
Wisden Cricketers' Almanack (or simply Wisden or colloquially "the Bible of Cricket") is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom.
The Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World is an annual cricket award selected by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA; Agence mondiale antidopage, AMA) is a foundation initiated by the International Olympic Committee based in Canada to promote, coordinate and monitor the fight against drugs in sports.
The World Cricket Tsunami Appeal was an effort by the International Cricket Council to raise funds to support the humanitarian relief efforts following the Indian Ocean tsunami of 26 December 2004.
The World Series of Poker (WSOP) is a series of poker tournaments held annually in Las Vegas and, since 2005, sponsored by Caesars Entertainment Corporation (known as Harrah's Entertainment until 2010).
The 1988 Victorian Football League season was the 92nd season of the elite Australian rules football competition.
The 1996 Cricket World Cup, also called the Wills World Cup 1996 after its official sponsors, ITC's Wills brand, was the sixth Cricket World Cup, organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The 1999 Cricket World Cup (officially known as ICC Cricket World Cup '99) was the seventh edition of the Cricket World Cup, organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The second semi-final of the 1999 ICC Cricket World Cup was a famous cricket match played between South Africa and Australia on 17 June 1999 at Edgbaston, England.
The final of the 1999 ICC Cricket World Cup was played at Lord's, London on 20 June 1999.
The 2003 Cricket World Cup (known officially as ICC Cricket World Cup 2003) was the eighth Cricket World Cup, organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
The 2005 Ashes series was that year's edition of the long-standing cricket rivalry between England and Australia.
The 2006–07 cricket series between Australia and England for the Ashes was played in Australia from 23 November 2006 to 5 January 2007.
The 2007 English cricket season was the 108th in which the County Championship had been an official competition.
The 2008 English cricket season was the 109th in which the County Championship had been an official competition.
The 2015 Cricket World Cup (officially known as ICC Cricket World Cup 2015) was the 11th Cricket World Cup, jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from 14 February to 29 March 2015.
The 2018 season of the Indian Premier League, also known as IPL 11, was the eleventh season of the IPL, a professional Twenty20 cricket league established by the BCCI in 2007.
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