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Do you know your cricket nicknames?
Around the Academy:

Question 1
"Banger" is the nickname of which England batsman after his love of his favourite type of nosh, sausages?
  A: Graham Thorpe
  B: Andrew Strauss
  C: Marcus Trescothick
Question 2
Sri Lankan paceman Chaminda Vaas has possibly the longest initials in cricket. But what are they?
  A: WPUJCV
  B: WPVCCV
  C: WJCBCV
Question 3
Which Australian speedster is nicknamed "Dizzy" because he shares the same surname as a very famous jazz trumpeter?
  A: Jason Gillespie
  B: Glenn McGrath
  C: Brett Lee
Question 4
South Africa's six-hitting all-rounder Lance Klusener is adored by the crowds who love chanting his nickname as he comes into bowl - but what is it?
  A: Hunter
  B: Warrior
  C: Zulu
Question 5
What is the nickname of Pakistan's super-quick fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar?
  A: Rawalpindi Whirlwind
  B: Rawalpindi Express
  C: Rawalpindi Intercity
Question 6
Although it's not his nickname, what is West Indian captain Brian Lara's middle name?
  A: Charles
  B: Cuthbert
  C: Clark
Question 7
Bangladesh's cricket team are also called what?
  A: Rhinos
  B: Tigers
  C: Lions
Question 8
India's Rahul Dravid is also called what because it's so difficult to dismiss him from the crease?
  A: The Wall
  B: The Glue
  C: The Bouncer
Question 9
England captain Michael Vaughan shares his nickname with which Thunderbirds character?
  A: Scott
  B: Virgil
  C: Brains
Question 10
Which Australian player is nicknamed "pigeon"?
  A: Shane Warne
  B: Adam Gilchrist
  C: Glenn McGrath

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