Cricket Quiz 2013 @ IIM Kozhikode

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Cricket Quiz 2013 @ IIM Kozhikode

  1. 1. For the love of GOD
  2. 2. Cricket Quiz 2013 Researched & Presented by: Utkarsh Rastogi Vikas
  3. 3. 1. FIB • MS Dhoni: Hon. Lt. Colonel • Kapil Dev: Hon. Lt. Colonel • Sachin Tendulkar: ___
  4. 4. 1. Group Captain
  5. 5. 2. Which famous Twitter handle?
  6. 6. 2. Trendulkar
  7. 7. 3. Connect
  8. 8. 3. MRF
  9. 9. 4. Tweet by? @sachin_rt: A great player but struggled against part time Off spin Sachin. #BornToPlayCricket
  10. 10. 4. Michael Vaughan
  11. 11. 5. Id X, Y, Z "Honestly. I got out to X more than anyone. When we played South Africa he always got me out more than Y or Z. It wasn't that I couldn't pick him - it's just that the ball seemed to go straight to a fielder," Tendulkar told 'The Guardian'. I was going great guns in Durban one year and played some big shots against Y and Z . X came on and I flicked his first ball straight to leg-slip. I never knew what to do with him
  12. 12. X: Hansie Cronje, Y: Shaun Pollock, Z: Allan Donald
  13. 13. 6. Identify the person to the right and connect him to Sachin Date of Birth: September 8, 1908. Place: Jubbulpore, India. Domicile: Sipri Bazar, Jhansi City, Country: India. Nationality: British subject by birth
  14. 14. 6. Captain Roop Singh
  15. 15. 7. Two out of the three people in Sachin’s first ever tweet @sachin_rt. ID both
  16. 16. 7. Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Atul Kasbekar
  17. 17. 8. Id X
  18. 18. 8. Sudhir Kumar Chaudhary
  19. 19. 9. Sachin: Mumbai. Connect.
  20. 20. 9. Test Cricketers in Parliament
  21. 21. 10. Connect • • • • • • • Sachin Tendulkar, Madhuri Dixit Aamir Khan Shahrukh Khan Sanjay Dutt Anil Kapoor Amar Upadhyay, Smriti Irani Ramesh Chandra Dubey
  22. 22. 11. Winner of 50 lakh rupees in KBC 1
  23. 23. 11. Connect to Sachin Tendulkar June 7, 1983
  24. 24. 11. Pietermaritzberg
  25. 25. 12. Connect
  26. 26. 12. Sachin stumped for the first and (possibly) only time in tests
  27. 27. Q13: One key Word has been blanked out. What’s that word?
  28. 28. A13: Grovelling
  29. 29. Q14 Written by someone for his only first class wicket. Who was the wicket and who’s the poet? Once in my heyday of cricket, One day I shall ever recall! I captured that glorious wicket, The greatest, the grandest of all. Before me he stands like a vision, Bearded and burly and brown, A smile of good humoured derision As he waits for the first to come down. A statue from Thebes or from Knossos, A Hercules shrouded in white, Assyrian bull-like colossus, He stands in his might.
  30. 30. A14: Sir WG Grace and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  31. 31. Q15 What is X? X are built with a small pyrotechnic charge in their base. Ignited by the burning powder, the pyrotechnic composition burns very brightly, making the projectile visible to the naked eye. This enables the shooter to follow the projectile trajectory to make aiming corrections.
  32. 32. A15: Tracer Bullet “That went to the boundary like a Tracer Bullet” – Ravi Shastri
  33. 33. Q16 When Virender Sehwag was dismissed for 175 against Bangladesh in the opening match of WC 2011, Ravi Shashtri in the commentary box said to Sunil Gavaskar, “The last time someone made 175 in a World Cup game we were still playing.” Which innings was he referring to? (Batsman, Opposition, Year)
  34. 34. A16: Kapil Dev vs Zimbabwe in 1983
  35. 35. Q17 Which term is X? The name has its origins in a Test match played between the West Indies and England at Old Trafford, Manchester, in the year 1933. Elliss Achong, was a left-arm orthodox spinner, playing for the West Indies at the time. According to folklore, Achong is said to have had Walter Robins stumped off a surprise delivery that spun into the right-hander from outside the off stump. As he walked back to the pavilion, Robins said to the umpire, "fancy being done by a bloody X!", leading to the popularity of the term in England, and subsequently, in the rest of the world.
  36. 36. A17: Chinaman Brad Hogg bowling the Chinman spin
  37. 37. Q18: The Kuch Kuch Hota Hai When X (Indian) asked Y (West Indian) during a post match presentation ceremony as to whom was Y named after, Y replied X. Interestingly X has named his own son after another West Indian player Z. Give me Y and Z.
  38. 38. A18 • X – Sunil Gavaskar • Y – Sunil Narine • Z – Rohan Kanhai
  39. 39. Q19 Who is this Master of All? • When he first crossed the three figure mark, he ended up making 365. • He could bowl left arm medium, left arm orthodox spin and left arm wrist spin each with the same ease • He was the first batsman to hit six 6s in an over in a First Class game • He was even engaged to the Indian actress Anju Mahendru for some time.
  40. 40. A19: Sir Garry Sobers
  41. 41. Q20 Who talking about what? No, I wasn't quite that clever. I wish I could claim that and the myth is sort of perpetuated and I'm going to break it a bit but it wasn't quite that. We were having a battle at the time. I gave him a bit of stick when he was batting and of course he got 120. When you've done that you've got to cop it when you get back in and he gave me a gob full all the way through and I got to 56 and he _____ _____ _____and he walked past me at the end of the over and . . . well we had to say something.
  42. 42. A20: “You just dropped the Cup”
  43. 43. Q21 • Sledging video between Sarwan and McGrath removed
  44. 44. Q22 Why’s Lehmann so angry? • “From my point of view I just hope the Australian public give it to him right from the word go for the whole summer and I hope he cries and he goes home," Lehmann said. “I just hope everyone gets stuck into him because the way he's carried on and the way he's commented in public about it is ridiculous.” • Lehmann was fined after he said that in a press conference • He wishes that the Australian public gets the scores even in the upcoming Ashes in Australia. What is the reason?
  45. 45. A22: Broad edging to first slip but not walking off the ground in the Ashes test
  46. 46. Q23 Two crucial fielding positions explained by our expert Akash Chopra: “A key difference between fielding at X and Y is the way the fielder protects himself when the ball is hit. At X you must go down as much as possible and become as small as you can: batsmen rarely try to keep the ball down while pulling or sweeping. At Y the fielder must jump to defend, because batsmen rarely try to hit the ball in the air on the off side. They aim to keep the ball along the ground, and hence you can avoid the line of the ball by jumping.”
  47. 47. A23: X – Forward Short Leg Y – Silly Point
  48. 48. Q24 Who is this player? • Due to the apartheid laws in South Africa this player migrated to England where he became a member of the national team • However, when he was announced a member of the England team that would visit South Africa, the tour was called off by the South African government • It led to South Africa’s expulsion from international arena till 1991 • The Test series between England and South Africa has been named after him
  49. 49. A24: Basil D’Oliveira
  50. 50. Q25 The most common Test dismissals Mode Number bowled Muralitharan 158 Lbw b Kumble 152 CXbY 95 C Gilchrist b McGrath 90 C Gilchrist b Lee 81 C Boucher b Pollock 79 Who are X and Y?
  51. 51. A25: c Marsh b Lillee
  52. 52. Q26 Mistakes in Life? I think not. "You make mistakes in life. I personally did not quite enjoy it. I don't enjoy when I see channels keep on repeating that footage on television. I have made so many hundreds, they should show that.” What is this embarrassing thing that we have grown up watching which is the stuff of legends?
  53. 53. A26: Ganguly doing this
  54. 54. Q27 Waugh kya baat kahi hai! • Ormond was involved in a notable piece of sledging; when, in a Test match against Australia in 2001, Mark Waugh asked him, "Mate, what are you doing out here? There's no way you're good enough to play for England." Ormond replied: A brilliant nonabusive one-liner which you need to tell me.
  55. 55. A27: • "Maybe not, but at least I'm the best player in my own family"
  56. 56. Q28 Why Taylor Why ? • Playing in Peshawar, Mark Taylor in only the first innings of the match declared the Australian innings when he himself was on 334 • He could have gone on to break Lara’s record of 375 • Why did Taylor declare his innings at 334* ?
  57. 57. A28 • He did so to honour Don Bradman’s record for the highest individual score by an Australian batsman. Matthew Hayden later broke that record so the record currently stands at 380 for an Australian player.
  58. 58. Q29 What is so special in this match? Match: South Africa vs Sri Lanka, World Cup 2007 Manhattan of South African innings
  59. 59. A30: First ever instance of 4 wickets in 4 consecutive balls by Lasith Malinga
  60. 60. Q30 Who are X and Y • “I still don't know from where did X come to take that catch. When X was running back waving to nearest fielder to get out of his way, I knew my time was over” - Y • “The best part about that dismissal was Maddipa’s urge to bowl that particular over. Maddipa literally snatched the ball from my hands and went on to bowl that over. When someone has so much confidence, you give in.” X
  61. 61. A30: X – Kapil Dev, Y – Sir Viv Richards at World Cup 1983 Finals
  62. 62. Q31 Who is this player/coach? • He was the first ever captain of the Zimbabwean cricket team and led them in their 1983 World Cup campaign. Interestingly those were the only 6 matches he played in his international career • He is better known as a coach of national teams and has been a coach of various teams since 2000 • Even presently the coach of a national team
  63. 63. A31: Duncan Fletcher
  64. 64. Q32 Who is X? • In the list of the 5 Greatest Cricketers of the last century, Wisden named the following men: • Sir Don Bradman • Sir Garfield Sobers • Sir Jack Hobbs • X • Sir Viv Richards
  65. 65. A32: Shane Warne
  66. 66. Q33 Which stadium is this? • But when the match-fixing scandals began to emerge in the late 1990s, X's star began to wane, and although nothing was ever proved, sides started to move away, and in 2001 the Indian government banned the national side from playing there. Between April 2003 and February 2010, the venue hosted no internationals. Inspite of that the record for hosting the most number of One Day Internationals is still in its name. Which stadium?
  67. 67. A33: Sharjah International Stadium
  68. 68. Q34 What is Whispering Death trying to whisper? The bowler is required to say with which hand he will be bowling, and from which side of the wicket - notifying the umpire and batsmen if he changes either. The former West Indian fast bowler Michael Holding asked why the same should not be required of the batsman. Against what is Michael Holding making his concern known?
  69. 69. A34: Switch Hit
  70. 70. Q35 Which trophy is this one?
  71. 71. A35: The Warne-Muralitharan Trophy, played for between Australia and Sri Lanka
  72. 72. Q37 What are these? • They are used to cut out the glare from the light – Probable Explanation • They are used a lot by American Football players • The name Mueller mentioned on them is in such a small font that it has not caught the attention of the ICC for excessive advertising
  73. 73. A37: Chanderpaul’s Eye Stickers
  74. 74. Q38 Who is this player? • When an interviewer asked him what had he done such that his batting average had suddenly jumped up by 5 runs compared to before _____, he simply said I haven’t changed anything about my life, I have simply changed my way of life.
  75. 75. A38: Mohammad Yousuf
  76. 76. Q39 Ad campaign for?
  77. 77. A39: Vaseline
  78. 78. Q40 Which phrase and My precious The expression comes from a time when the team used to share bats so the outgoing batsman would leave the bat on the crease for the next batsman to use. Also ID the last Indian batsman who did it.
  79. 79. A40: Carry the Bat Through Rahul Dravid did so in the Tour of England in 2011

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