Test Your Game of Roses Knowledge!

From the opening match in 2003 to a Saqib Mahmood-inspired victory at Headingley in the latest completed match, how good is your Game of Roses knowledge? Test yourself in our quiz about all things T20 between Lancashire and Yorkshire!

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The first T20 match between the sides took place at Emirates Old Trafford on 19 June 2003; which Lancashire player took two wickets in the first over?

It was Chappie! The current Head Coach removed New Zealand international Stephen Fleming and Michael Lumb in the very first over. Lancashire went on to win by seven wickets

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Who is the leading run-scorer in Roses T20 matches?

Crofty leads the way for either side with a haul of 466 runs. Will he be the first to 500 in 2020? Second is Karl Brown (452) with Liam Livingstone fourth (283) and Mal Loye behind him in fifth (256)

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In 2018, who fielded the ball at deep square leg to stop the boundary which enabled Lancashire Lightning to complete an unforgettable one-run win?
With Jos Buttler behind the sticks, Dane Vilas was in the outfield to prevent Joe Root scoring the boundary he needed to win the game. What a night!
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What was notable about the Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford on 1 July 2005?
Stuart Law scored our maiden century as Lancashire Lightning racked up 207/6, our first score of over 200. Remarkably, we followed up with consecutive scores of over 200 in the next two games - against Durham and away at Derbyshire!
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There have been 32 T20 Roses matches - how many have Lancashire won?
The Red Rose have been victorious on 14 occasions, with Yorkshire winners in 12 games. There have also been 2 ties and 4 abandonments
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Steven Croft has the most T20 Roses appearances of all-time (23), but who is second on the appearance list for the Red Rose?
'Pazza' is next on the list with 16 appearances, followed closely by Smith (14) & Brown (13)
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The T20 Roses match has been played in four months - but in which month has most games been played?
There have been 14 games in June, 13 in July, 3 in August and 2 in May! This year's game at Emirates Old Trafford is on Friday 10 July, with the return game in Yorkshire on Thursday 4 June
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