Weekly Sports Quiz

August 27, 2020

1. WHICH BOWLER conceded a whopping 55 runs in an innings in the 2015-16 BBL?
2. WHICH WICKET·KEEPER has the most dismissals in BBL history?
3. WHO HAS played the most BBL matches?
4. WHO HOLDS the record for most matches as team captain?
5. WHICH TEAM was the defending champion coming into the 2015-16 BBL season?
6. WHICH SYDNEY Sixers player created the ‘Batting for Change’ charity, which saw money donated for every six hit in the Sydney derby game?
7. THE PERTH Scorchers and the Sydney Sixers incorporated which superheroes into their uniforms for a special game at The Furnace in 2016?
8. WHO WAS the only batsman to hit two centuries in the 2015-16 BBL?
9. WHICH AUSSIE won the Australian Open boys’ singles title in 2016?
10. WHICH CITY hosts the Hopman Cup each January?
11. WHICH TEAM won the 2016 Hopman Cup?
12. WHO DID they beat in the final?
13. WHO WON the 2016 Wimbledon men’s singles final?
14. WHAT WAS the nationality of the runner-up, Milos Raonic?
15. WHO WON the women’s title?
16. WHICH WELL-KNOWN Aussie duo won the senior men’s doubles?
17. WHICH SPECIALLY formed team used the Olympic flag as its emblem?
18. WHO BECAME Australia’s most decorated Olympic cyclist, with six medals?
19. WHO WAS head coach of Australia’s swim team, and came under criticism for the team’s poor performance?
20. HOW MANY swimming gold medals did the Aussies win?
21. BY CONTRAST, how many did the USA win?
22. WHICH HIGHLY rated Aussie male 100-metre swimmer proved a major flop in the pool?
23. WHICH FEMALE 100-metre swimmer also failed to live up to expectations?
24. WHICH BACKSTROKE swimmer was another who struggled under pressure at Rio?

25. I was born in 1969, in Cobram,Victoria and spent 5 seasons at Essendon until I was traded to Geelong, where I played in 2 losing Grand Finals. After being delisted by the Cats in 1999 I returned to Essendon and my final game was the 2001 Grand Final.

1. Gurinder Sandhu
2. Ryan Carters
3. Brad Hogg
4. Cameron White
5. Perth Scorchers
6. Ryan Carters
7. Batman and Superman
8. Usman Khawaja
9. Oliver Anderson
10. Perth
11. Australia (Green)
12. Ukraine
13. Andy Murray
14. Canadian
15. Serena Williams
16. Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde
17. The Refugee Olympic Team
18. Anna Meares
19. Jacco Verhaeren
20. Three
21. 16
22. Cameron McEvoy
23. Cate Campbell
24. Emily Seebohm
25. John Barnes