1 X was a Nobel Prize-winning (2005) English playwright, screenwriter, director and actor. X was chairman of the Gaieties Cricket Club, a supporter of Yorkshire Cricket Club, and devoted a section of his official website to the sport. A very famous quote of X – I tend to think that cricket is the greatest thing that God ever created on earth - certainly greater than sex, although sex isnt too bad either„
2 X, in his autobiography, Out of My Comfort Zone, states that his teammate Y had noticed that Z had developed a habit of celebrating a wicket by throwing the ball in the air prematurely after taking catches, and instructed his colleagues not to leave the crease too quickly if they happened to be caught by Z. Id X, Y, Z.
3 X was was an Australian cricketer who played in 5 Tests from 1950 to 1951. He was Nicknamed "Big Jake" and "Wrong-Grip Jake“. He is credited for inventing his unique "bent finger" grip, which we currently call the „carrom ball‟.
4 While living in Southsea, X played football as a goalkeeper for Portsmouth Association Football Club X was also a keen cricketer, and between 1899 and 1907 he played 10 first-class matches for the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). He was an occasional bowler who took just one first-class wicket (that of W. G. Grace).
5 X was a former Indian Test cricketer. He was the only Goan-born cricketer to play for India. X was known as the "renaissance man of Indian cricket“ after playing a pivotal role in India‟s first series victory in the Caribbean. During that tour, he was asked at the airport whether he had anything to declare. I have come here with runs, he replied, and Ill go back with more.
7 "If Tendulkar had found an honest mirror three years ago and asked the question; Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the best batsman of all? It wouldve answered; Brian Charles Lara. If he asked that same mirror right now; Mirror, mirror on the wall should I retire? The answer would be; Yes.
8 X: So what does Brian Lara ‟s dick taste like?” Y: I don‟t know. Ask your wife. X (losing it): If you ever f**king mention my wife again, I‟ll f**king rip your f**king throat out.
9 I have seen GOD, he bats at No.4 for India in tests.
10 X Sledges Y - "You should be a bus driver, you are to fat to be playing cricket" Y: "Tickets Please"
12 The woman in the picture is an American actress. She first garnered mainstream attention with her performance in Scarface (1983). What is her connection to cricket and cricket commentary?
13 Of all the 106 Test Cricket venues in the world, there is only a single stadium which has a number in its name. Give the name of the stadium and the city where it is located.
14 Dear Mr. X, in India, Y is used for: Dry Extremities, Hands, Elbows, Cracked Heels, Knees, Chapped lips, Nappy rash, Post-shaving, Post-waxing, Soothing scabs, ……. Identify X and Y, put funda.
15 Identify the person, and what‟s his claim to fame?
18 It was Australia vs England in the third test at Headingley, played between the 16-21 of July, 1981. Australia was in such a strong position to win the match, that some bookmakers in the ground were offering odds of 500-1 for an England victory. This was flashed on the scoreboard during a break in the game. Two players X and Y involvedin betting but got away with it.Id them.
RULES Each slide relates to a common theme. Objective is to identify the common theme. (Non-exhaustive list) There will be a total of 16 slides, with points written on each slide. Points will be awarded to correct guesses based on points on the slide in which the correct answer is decoded. Do not shout the guess, write it on the paper and raise hands immediately. Only one guess for the theme allowed per team.