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Curious, I know England has had every nationality under the sun play Tests for them but, how many have played for Australia.
I realize it's not an easy task. I don't know the answer , sorry.
Depends what you mean by other nationality I suppose? Does Steve O'Keefe count as he was born in Malaysia or Moises Henriques being born in Portugal? What about if you could have played for another nation through your parents? Steve Smith and Peter Handscomb have both had British passports at some point.
 

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Benjamin's kid and Starc's brother this week.

Fletcher I'm not sure but Booth played hockey, didn't he?
Yeah booth played at the Olympics himself, Fletcher had a sister compete. There’s a heap of them. Rhodes I believe had to give up a spot in the 92 Olympic hockey squad to focus on cricket.
 

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Yeah booth played at the Olympics himself, Fletcher had a sister compete. There’s a heap of them. Rhodes I believe had to give up a spot in the 92 Olympic hockey squad to focus on cricket.
Fletchers sister won a gold medal with the hockey in fact. 1 of only 3 in Zimbabwes history (the other 2 won by swimmer Kirsty Coventry who also has 4 silvers and a bronze which are the only other medals Zimbabwe have won).

Their hockey gold was at the Moscow Olympics after all the usual suspects for the hockey boycotted.
 

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This many:

Smith, A C25/10/1936England
6
Smith, A M01/10/1967England
1
Smith, C A21/07/1863England
1
Smith, C I J25/08/1906England
5
Smith, C J15/01/1971Bermuda
12
Smith, C J E25/12/1872South Africa
3
Smith , C J O27/09/1972Scotland
27
8
Smith, C L15/10/1958England
8
4
Smith, C W29/07/1933West Indies
5
Smith, D24/01/1907England
2
Smith, D B M14/09/1884Australia
2
Smith, D C16/03/1992Philippines
4
Smith, D M09/01/1956England
2
2
Smith, D R05/10/1934England
5
Smith, D R12/04/1983West Indies
10
105
33
Smith, D S21/10/1981West Indies
43
47
6
Smith, D V14/06/1923England
3
Smith, E J06/02/1886England
11
Smith, E T19/07/1977England
3
Smith, F B13/03/1922New Zealand
4
Smith, F W31/03/1861South Africa
3
Smith, G C01/02/1981South Africa
117
197
33
Smith, H21/05/1890England
1
Smith, H D08/01/1913New Zealand
1
Smith, I D S28/02/1957New Zealand
63
98
Smith, M31/08/1991Bermuda
1
Smith, M J04/01/1942England
5
Smith, M J30/03/1966Scotland
5
Smith, M J K30/06/1933England
50
Smith, N M K27/07/1967England
7
Smith, O F01/11/1996West Indies
2
Smith, O G05/05/1933West Indies
26
Smith, R A13/09/1963England
62
71
Smith, R A J05/08/1994Scotland
2
2
Smith, S27/09/1991Bermuda
5
Smith, S B18/10/1961Australia
3
28
Smith, S J S08/12/1979Scotland
5
Smith, S P D02/06/1989Australia
77
128
45
Smith, T P B30/10/1908England
4
Smith, V I23/02/1925South Africa
9
When did the Philippines start playing Test Cricket?
 

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Yeah booth played at the Olympics himself, Fletcher had a sister compete. There’s a heap of them. Rhodes I believe had to give up a spot in the 92 Olympic hockey squad to focus on cricket.
Not only did Booth play Hockey in the 1956 Olympics and test cricket, he had 2 teammates Ian Dick and Maurice Foley in the olympic hockey team that also played a small amount of first class cricket for Western Australia.

Also a few notable other mentions as well. One of the main ones is former English captain Johnny Douglas who also won Gold in the boxing in 1904.

 

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When did the Philippines start playing Test Cricket?
Could be around the same time as Bermuda and Scotland I guess..?

Or Perhaps this is a list of every Smith that's ever picked up a bat or ball. Accordingly my mate Pete Smith, who opened the batting for the Bankstown 4ths, is a clear oversight...
 

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Not only did Booth play Hockey in the 1956 Olympics and test cricket, he had 2 teammates Ian Dick and Maurice Foley in the olympic hockey team that also played a small amount of first class cricket for Western Australia.

Also a few notable other mentions as well. One of the main ones is former English captain Johnny Douglas who also won Gold in the boxing in 1904.

Johnny Won't Hit Today Douglas as he was called at one point during a run of outs.
 

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Could be around the same time as Bermuda and Scotland I guess..?

Or Perhaps this is a list of every Smith that's ever picked up a bat or ball. Accordingly my mate Pete Smith, who opened the batting for the Bankstown 4ths, is a clear oversight...
It's a list of every international cricketer named 'Smith'

Trivia: Which nation holds the 9th wicket partnership record for Men's T20 Internationals?
 

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It's a list of every international cricketer named 'Smith'

Trivia: Which nation holds the 9th wicket partnership record for Men's T20 Internationals?
Pedantic I know, but the original question I believe was; "Smith's who have played test cricket?'...

Not being a fan of the hit and giggle format and without going anywhere near Mr. Google, lower wicket T20 record partnerships I seem to recall it was definitely not a test playing nation, perhaps Scotland or Ireland or the Netherlands..?
 
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Pedantic I know, but the original question I believe was; "Smith's who have played test cricket?'...

Not being a fan of the hit and giggle format and without going anywhere near Mr. Google, lower wicket T20 record partnerships I seem to recall it was definitely not a test playing nation, perhaps Scotland or Ireland or the Netherlands..?
Coulda been the Philippines
 

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Coulda been the Philippines
Could be, but I do remember, I think it was the Irish boys or maybe Belgium or Oman, who set some bizarre partnership record during a World Cup many years ago, where they were 8-20 or something like that...
 
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Could be, but I do remember, I think it was the Irish boys or maybe Belgium or Oman, who set some bizarre partnership record during a World Cup many years ago, where the were 8-20 or something like that...
One of the countries you mentioned is correct, but it happened only a fortnight ago!
 

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One of the countries you mentioned is correct, but it happened only a fortnight ago!
Ah, I've no idea then, I could count on one hand the amount of T20 matches I've bothered watching this year....


Do the Afgan boys still have the record for highest opening partnership..?
 
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Ah, I've no idea then, I could count on one hand the amount of T20 matches I've bothered watching this year....


Do the Afgan boys still have the record for highest opening partnership..?
Yeah mate, 230ish from memory. I don’t watch T20s much, but I’ll watch as much associate cricket as I can, or at least keep track of it. I’m not a fan of meaningless T20s. If it’s part of WC Qualifying, I’m ok with it
 

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