Weekend sports quiz
Are you a sports ace? We’re keeping it simple this week — hat-tricks in cricket, how much do you know? Answers at the bottom corner of the page.
1. Trent Boult took his first hat-trick in the ODI win over Pakistan on Thursday. Name the other New Zealand men who have taken hat-tricks in tests (2), ODIs (2 others) and T20 (2). One point for each correct.
2. Now, name the three New Zealand women who have taken hat-tricks in either ODIs or T20s?
3. Only one player in history has taken three ODI hattricks. Who is he?
4. What is unusual about Merv Hughes’ hat-trick against the West Indies in 1988?
5. Have their been more hat-tricks in test cricket or ODIs.
6. Who took the first test hat-trick?