Ashes Cricket Since 2000

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1. Which player was never taken to England as Australia's front line spinner for the tour?
Xavier Doherty
Jason Krezja
Nathan Hauritz
Nathan Lyon
2. In the second test of the famous 2005 ashes series Glenn McGrath was forced to be withdrawn within 24 hours of the first ball. How did this happen?
He pulled a hamstring in the warm up
He got food poisoning the night before the match began
He flew back to Sydney for the birth of his daughter Holly
He tred on a stray ball in the warm up and rolled his ankle
3. Good luck charm: Which player has played in 5 ashes tests and won every single test.
Cameron White
George Bailey
Andrew McDonald
Chris Rogers
4. Which 2 players put on a record partnership at the Gabba in an ashes opener?
Matthew Hayden and Ricky Ponting
Paul Collingwood and Kevin Pietersen
Brad Haddin and Michael Hussey
Alastair Cook and Johnathon Trott
5. Testing the memory: In 2002/03 the touring English side lost 4-1 but one of their own was awarded player of the series, who was this?
Michael Vaughan
Nasser Hussain
Alec Stewart
Andrew Flintoff
6. Since 2000 which test bowler boasts the best ashes bowling performance with 8/15?
Shane Warne
James Anderson
Glenn McGrath
Stuart Broad
7. Which Australian has never played an Ashes test match in the 21st century?
Darren Lehmann
Michael Slater
Michael Bevan
Martin Love
8. Which player was brought into Austrlia's side the 4th test of the 2005 ashes series?
Nathan Bracken
Shaun Tait
Andy Bichel
Stuart Clark
9. Which city has never hoasted an ashes test match?
Leeds
Nottingham
Birmingham
Liverpool
10. Who was famous for incorrectly using the DRS when given out repeatedly?
Shane Watson
Ian Bell
Chris Rogers
Kevin Pietersen
11. In the 2006/07 & 2013/14 ashes white washes in Australia who were Australia's pace bowlers in both series?
McGrath, Gillespie, Lee, Clark & Johnson, Pattinson, Cummins
McGrath, Lee, Bichel, Clark & Johnson, Pattinson, Harris, Siddle
McGrath, Gillespie, Lee, Clark & Johnson, Harris, Siddle
McGrath, Gillespie, Lee & Johnson, Harris, Siddle
12. Who took his 400th test match wicket in an ashes game at the SCG?
James Anderson
Glenn McGrath
Stuart Broad
Brett Lee
13. In the 2013/14 ashes white wash which two key English players left to go back home during the series?
Johnathon Trott and Kevin Pietersen
Johnathon Trott and Matt Prior
Johnathon Trott and Michael Carberry
Johnathon Trott and Graeme Swann
14. Which player has never won an away ashes series?
Damien Martyn
Kevin Pietersen
Michael Clarke
Ian Bell
15. Which of the following incidents is false?
England; brought on a specialist sub fielder who fielded in close and ran out Ricky Ponting.
Australia; brought on physio to assist batsmen Steve Smith in order to buy sometime and draw the match.
Stuart Broad nicked a ball to first slip and because the umpire did not give him out he didnt walk.
In an attempt to deceive the umpires the Aussies entered the field with sunnies on despite clear bad light and overcast grey skies.
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