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    • The „Well Of Course‟QuizLeague Stage MANISH ACHUTH
    • Rules. Teams of 2 or less. Prelims – 30 questions Questions 26 – 30 are starred, to be used in case of ties
    • 1. Identify the gentleman in question• When Rajasthan beat Mumbai in the 2010-11 Ranji Trophy quarter finals, many old time journalists commented that X will finally be able to rest in peace. He took part in 7 Ranji finals against Mumbai and was not part of the winning team even once. It is interesting to note that X is now remembered for his association with a Mumbai institute.
    • 2. Identify the missing name.
    • 3. Identify the speaker
    • 5. Give Reason. Richie Benaud used to work in Australia during the Aussie summer and then in England during the English summer. He „retired‟ from commentary in England in 2005 Ashes but still continues to commentate for matches in Australia. What very specific reason did Benaud give for this decision? This reason has divided the cricketing public in England. Cricketing authorities claim it helps the game, whereas general public say it drives away viewers from it.
    • 6. Identify the gentleman on the right
    • 7. Identify the gentleman in question. RamchandraGuha in his book “States of Indian cricket” uses the technique of selecting an All Time State XI to describe the history of cricket in a particular state. His Bengal XI reads thus Openers – X, Pankaj Roy Middle Order – ArunLal, SauravGanguly, Ambar Roy, Shute Banerjee Wicketkeeper – P (Khokan) Sen Bowlers – S. K. Giridhari, KamalBhattacharjee, DilipDoshi, Subro toGuha X never played for India, but a pretty familiar name to Quizzers. Has a #kvlt status.
    • 8. Identify both gentlemen An annual cricket game takes place in Barossa Valley, Adelaide called the Masters Cricket game at a ground called Chateau Cricket Ground. The 2007 game celebrated the 21st anniversary of a historic game and involved 2 people who were last seen together in that game. Identify both of them?
    • 9. Identify the tournament and Y(veryspecific) Captain – Ajay Jadeja Vice Captain – Anil Kumble Coach – Kris Srikkanth Manager – ChitrakMishra Group Stage opponents – Australia, Canada and Y. Y had players like Curtly Ambrose, Richie Richardson, EldineBaptiste etc.
    • 10. What? What feat that was first achieved by Edmund Hinkley in 1848 at Lords, and the last achieved by Mario Olivier at Bloemfontein in 2007. This was achieved only 4 times in the noughties and very famously in the late 90‟s.
    • 11. Identify the gentleman and the slogan During the 1988-89 Ranji semifinals, X, a popular member of the team scored an important hundred at the home ground. When he reached his hundred, the thousands who turned up to watch the game chanted “___ ______”. This was a tribute to X as well as a popular motto of that region. Id X as well as the slogan.
    • 12. Identify the gentleman on the right. The gentleman on the left should serve as a clue.
    • 13. Who/What? Michael Holding on air “Our statistician has confirmed this. This is the first instance of a bowler, in over 120 years of test cricket, taking a wicket with blue hair.” Holding describing who/what?
    • 14. Fill in the blank Conversation heard during the recent Eng-Pak series. David Lloyd - ...During the Lancashire leagues, derby games used to be very competitive and local teams across the road would _________ the other if they lost. Literally _________ them. WaqarYounis – Axellent, is that the origin of the term? David Lloyd – I don‟t know. But it would be very funny if someone carried buckets to _________ Lords.
    • 15. Identify the gentleman. During the bodyline series, Bradman is batting on 99 and the last man in is X. X was known for his Chris Martin-like batting. In „Bodyline‟ TV series a character comments that all tail enders are usually rabbits. But X is a ferret as it goes in after the rabbits. Who is this Chris Martin precursor?
    • 16. Identify this stadium.
    • 17.Which cricketer have I searched for? He left for the US after this and then had links with CPI(M).
    • 18. Who? Cricketer snapped during his much anticipated “comeback” game.
    • 19. Identify the nickname. Jimmy Adams had an extraordinary start to his test career. He scored 1132 runs in his first 12 tests at an average of 87. He scored 520 of those in one series in India. He had scores of 39, 81, 125*, 23, 174*, 78* in 6 innings. He used a particular technique to avoid getting out to Indian spinners, something which wont be as successful today. The Indian media at that time had given him a nickname which is often used on cricinfo commentary stints referring to players successful in India.
    • 20. Identify the gentleman in question. In the Ranji Trophy final of 1968-69 he scored 96 and 84 for the losing side. In 1962, he led India to a significant triumph – something that has not been repeated since then. Who?
    • 21. Identify the gentleman. He is the only known bowler to have taken a hat- trick over 3 overs and 2 days. He basically took the last 2 wickets of the innings. Geoff Lawson was beaten by a bouncer and had a broken jaw. And this bowler was really fired up when he bowled the opposition opener first ball of the 2nd innings to complete his hat-trick.
    • 23. Identify this fast bowler
    • 24.‟Jiggery Pokery‟ from The Duckworth Lewismethod. Describing what?Jiggery Pokery, trickery chokery,How did he open me up?Robbery, muggery, ______ skull-duggery,Out for a buggery duck._____ _ ________!!I might as well have beenHolding a child‟s balloonJiggery Pokery who is this nobody?Making me look like a buffoon?
    • 25. Identify this gentleman. He was the star during the 2000-01 Deodhar trophy. His 4 wickets restricted North Zone to a below par total. And during the final, he hit an audacious 20 ball 31, that ensured the final was tied. He played his last FC game in 2001 and then disappeared. Made a comeback last year. Yaarapaivanu?
    • 26. Identify the gentleman. After taking 7 for 9 in a first class game he is said to have told his teammates, “I wonder if I‟ll ever bowl again.” A few years later, his last words were supposedly “Keep going ahead.” Who?
    • 27. X and Y Malcolm Marshall died in 1999 from colon cancer. There was a wide outpouring of grief. His funeral was appropriately held in X gymnasium and the last prayers were whispered by Y. Needless to say X and Y are Barbados legends.
    • 28. Identify the gentleman Born in Belmont, he was a good enough left winger to play for his country from 1919 to 1932. Bowling to Walter Robbins, he bowled to a plan and got Robbins stumped. Robbins is said to have told a scribe, “Fancy being stumped by a bloody _____________” to which the scribe retorted “Do you mean the bowler or the ball?”
    • Please hand in your papers.
    • Answers…
    • 1. Identify the gentleman in question• When Rajasthan beat Mumbai in the 2010-11 Ranji Trophy quarter finals, many old time journalists commented that X will finally be able to rest in peace. He took part in 7 Ranji finals against Mumbai and was not part of the winning team even once. It is interesting to note that X is now remembered for his association with a Mumbai institute.
    • Raj Singh Dungarpur, known for hisassociation with CCI, Mumbai.
    • 2. Identify the missing name.
    • Denis Compton Only Foreigner to score a double hundred in the Ranji Trophy final. Also, the only double hundred in the 4th innings of a Ranji Trophy final.
    • 3. Identify the speaker
    • Fred Trueman First to 300 wickets, he was congratulating Dennis Lille on becoming the 3rd member of the 300 wicket club.
    • David Saker, Current England bowlingcoach He never played for Australia, but was given a lot of credit for England‟s show against Australia during the Ashes and also during their 4-0 whitewash of India.
    • 5. Give Reason. Richie Benaud used to work in Australia during the Aussie summer and then in England during the English summer. He „retired‟ from commentary in England in 2005 Ashes but still continues to commentate for matches in Australia. What very specific reason did Benaud give for this decision? This reason has divided the cricketing public in England. Cricketing authorities claim it helps the game, whereas general public say it drives away viewers from it.
    • Cricket on Paid Channels. Post Ashes 2005, Sky Sports paid ECB for cricket rights in England. So, cricket was no longer free-to- air on BBC. Consequently the viewers reduced, but ECB maintains that the money from Sky is used to spread the game at the grass roots level.
    • 6. Identify the gentleman on the right
    • Mohsin Khan, current coach of Pakistan
    • 7. Identify the gentleman in question. RamchandraGuha in his book “States of Indian cricket” uses the technique of selecting an All Time State XI to describe the history of cricket in a particular state. His Bengal XI reads thus Openers – X, Pankaj Roy Middle Order – ArunLal, SauravGanguly, Ambar Roy, Shute Banerjee Wicketkeeper – P (Khokan) Sen Bowlers – S. K. Giridhari, KamalBhattacharjee, DilipDoshi, Subro toGuha X never played for India, but a pretty familiar name to Quizzers. Has a #kvlt status.
    • Kartik Bose  According to a particular quiz master, Bradman is the Kartik Bose of Australia.
    • 8. Identify both gentlemen An annual cricket game takes place in Barossa Valley, Adelaide called the Masters Cricket game at a ground called Chateau Cricket Ground. The 2007 game celebrated the 21st anniversary of a historic game and involved 2 players who were last seen together in that game. Identify both of them?
    • VikramRaju, DaraDotiwala
    • 9. Identify the tournament and Y(veryspecific) Captain – Ajay Jadeja Vice Captain – Anil Kumble Coach – Kris Srikkanth Manager – ChitrakMishra Group Stage opponents – Australia, Canada and Y. Y had players like Curtly Ambrose, Richie Richardson, EldineBaptiste etc.
    • Tournament – 1998 Commonwealth GamesY – Antigua and Barbuda, nothing else will beaccepted.
    • 10. What? What feat that was first achieved by Edmund Hinkley in 1848 at Lords, and the last achieved by Mario Olivier at Bloemfontein in 2007. This was achieved only 4 times in the noughties and very famously in the late nineties.
    • 10 wickets in an innings.
    • 11. Identify the gentleman and the slogan During the 1988-89 Ranji semifinals, X, a popular member of the team scored an important hundred at the home ground. When he reached his hundred, the thousands who turned up to watch the game chanted “___ ______”. This was a tribute to X as well as a popular motto of that region. Id X as well as the slogan.
    • ArunLal, Lal Salaam.
    • 12. Identify the gentleman on the right. The gentleman on the left should serve as a clue.
    • DeshPrem Azad Coach of Kapil Dev, Yograj Singh among others.
    • 13. What? Michael Holding on air “Our statistician has confirmed this. This is the first instance of a bowler, in over 120 years of test cricket, taking a wicket with blue hair.” Holding describing who/what?
    • Colin Miller. He took Walsh‟s wicket with thishairdo.
    • 14. Fill in the blank Conversation heard during the recent Eng-Pak series. David Lloyd - ...During the Lancashire leagues, derby games used to be very competitive and local teams across the road would _________ the other if they lost. Literally _________ them. WaqarYounis – Axellent, is that the origin of the term? David Lloyd – I don‟t know. But it would be very funny if someone carried buckets to _________ Lords.
    • Whitewash
    • 15. Identify the gentleman. During the bodyline series, Bradman is batting on 99 and the last man in is X. X was known for his Chris Martin-like batting. In „Bodyline‟ TV series a character comments that all tail enders are usually rabbits. But X is a ferret as it goes in after the rabbits. Who is this Chris Martin precursor?
    • Bert Ironmonger
    • 16. Identify this stadium.
    • Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
    • 17.Which cricketer have I searched for? He left for the US after this and then had links with CPI(M).
    • N.Ram Apparently was a competent wicketkeeper before shifting to whatever he does now.
    • 18. Who? Cricketer snapped during his much anticipated “comeback” game.
    • Martin Crowe
    • 19. Identify the nickname. Jimmy Adams had an extraordinary start to his test career. He scored 1132 runs in his first 12 tests at an average of 87. He scored 520 of those in one series in India. He had scores of 39, 81, 125*, 23, 174*, 78* in 6 innings. He used a particular technique to avoid getting out to Indian spinners, something which wont be as successful today. The Indian media at that time had given him a nickname which is often used on cricinfo commentary stints referring to players successful in India.
    • Padams He would use his pad against the spinners. Wont be successful today as umpires are not as lenient to front foot lunges as before and in games not involving India, DRS still gives them out.
    • 20. Identify the gentleman in question. In the Ranji Trophy final of 1968-69 he scored 96 and 84 for the losing side. In 1962, he led India to a significant triumph – something that has not been repeated since then. Who?
    • ChunniGoswami Captained India to 1962 Asian Games gold in football.
    • 21. Identify the gentleman. He is the only known bowler to have taken a hat- trick over 3 overs and 2 days. He basically took the last 2 wickets of the innings. Geoff Lawson was beaten by a bouncer and had a broken jaw. And this bowler was really fired up when he bowled the opposition opener first ball of the 2nd innings to complete his hat-trick.
    • .
    • Feroz Shah Kotla HSRA was established in 1928 at Feroz Shah Kotla.
    • 23. Identify this fast bowler
    • Aleem Dar Is known to practice at the nets with teams.
    • 24.‟Jiggery Pokery‟ from The Duckworth Lewismethod. Describing what?Jiggery Pokery, trickery chokery,How did he open me up?Robbery, muggery, ______ skull-duggery,Out for a buggery duck._____ _ ________!!I might as well have beenHolding a child‟s balloonJiggery Pokery who is this nobody?Making me look like a buffoon?
    • Shane Warne‟s ball of the century.
    • 25. Identify this gentleman. He was the star during the 2000-01 Deodhar trophy. His 4 wickets restricted North Zone to a below par total. And during the final, he hit an audacious 20 ball 31, that ensured the final was tied. He played his last FC game in 2001 and then disappeared. Made a comeback last year. Yaarapaivanu?
    • W.D.BalajiRao The portly Canadian spinner of Indian origin giving people like me lot of hope in the future 
    • 26. Identify the gentleman. After taking 7 for 9 in a first class game he is said to have told his teammates, “I wonder if I‟ll ever bowl again.” A few years later, his last words were supposedly “Keep going ahead.” Who?
    • Hedley Verity He died during the allied invasion of Sicily during WW2.
    • 27. X and Y Malcolm Marshall died in 1999 from colon cancer. There was a wide outpouring of grief. His funeral was appropriately held in X gymnasium and the last prayers were whispered by Y. Needless to say X and Y are Barbados legends.
    • X - Garfield Sobers gymY - Reverend Wes Hall
    • 28. Identify the gentleman Born in Belmont, he was a good enough left winger to play for his country from 1919 to 1932. Bowling to Walter Robbins, he bowled to a plan and got Robbins stumped. Robbins is said to have told a scribe, “Fancy being stumped by a bloody _____________” to which the scribe retorted “Do you mean the bowler or the ball?”
    • Ellis „Puss‟ Achong, Chinaman.
    • Carlisle Best He hooked his third ball in test cricket for a six off the bowling of Ian Botham. Did not play more as a certain Brian Charles Lara took his place later on.
    • Peter McIntyre Probably the only note worthy thing he has ever done.