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  1. 1. EL-FINAL BQC OPEN 2014
  2. 2. LIST OF QUALIFIERS
  3. 3. BROUGHT TO YOU BY…
  4. 4. SPECIAL THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING: Suvajit Chakraborty Abhinav Dasgupta Anannya Deb Aditya Gadre Karthik Ganesh Devang Ghia Shubhankar Gokhale Ashit Hegde Aniket Khasgiwale Anil Kothuri Atul Mathew Debasish Misra Roshith Mohan Shrikant Narasimhan Sumeet Pai Ameya Samant Vinoo Sanjay Rajiv Rai Sumant Srivathsan Nikhil Sonde Pravin Varma Vibhendu Tewari S. Venkatraghavan
  5. 5. AND AS ALWAYS: Imran Ahmad Vikram Joshi Arnab Saha S. Balakrishnan Jagdeep Kannarath Naushi Samad Mohammed Khan Ameya Samant Anil Kothuri Ashoke Sanyal Vishal Lalchandani Prasad Sawant Kunal Malhotra Samrat Sengupta Avaneendra Bhargav Mithil Mehta Sundesh Shetty Saswata Chakraborty Avinash Mudaliar Anand Sivashankar Soumyadipta Chanda R. Padmasree Srinath T.B. Anubhav Chatterjee Amit Pandeya Sumant Srivathsan Pratyush Peddireddi Arish Tavadia Rajen Prabhu Harita Thacker Francis Rodrigues Saransh Verma Siddhartha Banerjee Sahil Barhate Souvik Basu Sachin Deshpande Geetha S.N. Govind Grewal Aushim Gupta
  6. 6. Audience Prizes courtesy…
  7. 7. FORMAT FOR THE FINAL Scores carry over from the prelims. Prelims score * 2 1. IR with Limited Pounce– 17 Questions. (10 points) 2. Stage 2 on IR – 8 Questions (10 points each. Theme points explained on slide) 3. IR with Limited Pounce – 15 Questions (10 points) 4. List-It! 10 Pounces available throughout the quiz (+10/-5)
  8. 8. ROUND 1- IR
  9. 9. QUESTION 1 The OED credits an Illinois high school senior, Sharif Ford, with the earliest published use of this word in the March 8, 1989 edition of the St. Louis PostDispatch. However, a certain American coach (through his corporate entity) submitted in November 1988 a trademark application for the use of the word on shirts, jackets and hats. According to him, a player he coached was the one who coined the term. The active trademarks in force are registered under numbers 1552980, 1878690, and 1886018. (A fourth registration, #1977620, expired in 2003.) The said coach has been minting money through royalties since 1993, including from the NY Yankees and the LA Lakers What’s the good word? And who’s the coach?
  10. 10. ANSWER 1 Three-peat / Pat Riley, who was coach of the Lakers in the late 80s when this happened.
  11. 11. QUESTION 2 It is a reasonably well-known fact that five countries have been represented at all Summer Olympic Games – Greece, Great Britain, France, Switzerland, and Australia, though not always as part of official teams. France did not send a team to the 1904 Games but a lone Frenchman did compete for the US and a mixed team. Also, in 1896 Great Britain competed as part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, while Australia participated in 1908 and 1912 as part of a combined Australasia team with New Zealand. Greece is the only nation to have participated under its own flag in all modern summer Olympic Games. Switzerland is on this list even though they boycotted the 1956 Olympics (protesting the Soviet invasion of Hungary) How?
  12. 12. ANSWER 2 The equestrian events were held in Stockholm earlier in the year because of Australian quarantine laws. The Swiss team competed in Stockholm, winning a bronze medal
  13. 13. QUESTION 3 Two videos of the same person. Who? Why will her feat be never emulated? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LgLV UlmKd4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhPbN 9mV8Ok
  14. 14. ANSWER 3 Christa Luding-Rothenburger The East German is the only person to win medals at the Winter & Summer Games in the same year (1988), - gold in speed skating (Calgary) & silver in track cycling (Seoul) This feat is no longer possible due to the staggering of the Winter and Summer Olympic years
  15. 15. QUESTION 4 The New York Times released this infographic in 2012. What is it describing?
  16. 16. ANSWER 4 Based on the athletes’ average speeds, if every Olympic medalist raced each other, Usain Bolt (the London version) would win, with a wide distribution of Olympians behind him. Below, where each sprinter would be when Bolt finishes his race.
  17. 17. QUESTION 5 “An epidemic of diphtheria is almost inevitable here STOP I am in urgent need of one million units of diphtheria antitoxin STOP Mail is only form of transportation STOP I have made application to Commissioner of Health of the Territories for antitoxin already STOP There are about 3000 white natives in the district” So read a telegram from a certain doctor to the US Public Health Service in Washington. What followed came to be known as the “Great Race of Mercy”. What did it inspire?
  18. 18. ANSWER 5 The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race from Anchorage to Nome The race commemorates the 1925 serum run to Nome, when diphtheria antitoxin was delivered by sled dog over a 1,085 km relay in just over 5 days in constant -50oC conditions and blizzards.
  19. 19. QUESTION 6 On Valentine’s Day 1990, Michael Jordan walked into the Orlando Arena for an away game to the Orlando Magic. Jordan was his usual self, scoring 49 points, pulling down 7 rebounds, and adding 2 assists and a block to boot. Even though the Bulls ended up losing 129-135, it seemed to be just another day at the office for Jordan. Later, Jordan was supposed to have said to the Orlando Sentinel at that time, “That has never happened to me before” What was different about Jordan’s day at the office? What had never happened to him before?
  20. 20. ANSWER 6 He wore a no. 12 jersey, the only time he wore anything other than 23 (with the Bulls) or 45 (with the Wizards). An enterprising thief swiping his no. 23 jersey from the Bulls locker room
  21. 21. QUESTION 7 What has been blanked out? And what is unique about it?
  22. 22. ANSWER 7 CG Greenidge – retired not out, the only such scorecard notation in test match history. Greenidge had to retire to tend to his sick daughter, who died 2 days later.
  23. 23. QUESTION 8 This is a segment from an F1 qualifying session. What happened next? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVpi5IhzBDY
  24. 24. ANSWER 8
  25. 25. The three fastest drivers - Jacques Villeneuve, Michael Schumacher and Heinz-Harald Frentzen - had all set the same lap time (1:21.072), the first time this had happened in the history of the Formula 1 World Championship. Under the regulations, in the event of drivers setting equal times in qualifying, the order in which the times were set is considered. Villeneuve was awarded pole position, with Schumacher second and Frentzen third.
  26. 26. QUESTION 9 The opening bars from a 1983 song from the pop duo Alan & Denise. Who’s the footballer with the sexy knees? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWHL0Hsus vU
  27. 27. ANSWER 9 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
  28. 28. QUESTION 10 With respect to the Tour de France connect the following? Ottavio Bottecchia Nicolas Frantz Romain Maes Also, a) Why aren’t Maurice Garin and Phillippe Thys part of this list? b) Why would Nicolas Frantz be more equal than the others?
  29. 29. ANSWER 10 Yellow Jersey (maillot jaune) from start to finish a) Maurice Garin and Phillippe Thys were leaders after every stage, but the maillot jaune hadn’t been around when they won b) Nicolas Frantz did it in 1928. He had also won the race in 1927, so as the defending Tour de France winner, he actually wore the yellow jersey from the beginning, even before the first stage had been won
  30. 30. QUESTION 11 Watch the video. It’s obvious as to who won the race. Notice carefully that second place was also African American. Who came second? Who was his more famous younger brother? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y35pWZms vyI
  31. 31. ANSWER 11 Matthew MacKenzie “Mack” Robinson. Older brother of Baseball Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson. Mack won the silver medal in the 200m at the 1936 Berlin Olympics behind Jesse Owens
  32. 32. QUESTION 12 Elias Canetti’s novel, Die Blendung (translated into English with the name Auto-da-Fé) [written in 1931 and published in 1933] is set in Vienna around protagonist Peter Kien, a middle-aged philologist and Sinologist. Among other principal characters is Siegfried ____________, a Jewish hunchbacked dwarf and pander. A chess addict, he dreams of going to America, challenging chess champion José Raúl Capablanca and winning. Once there, he becomes an American national and modifies his name. What is the name of this character that became eerily prophetic?
  33. 33. ANSWER 12 Siegfried Fischerle, who changes his name to Fischer
  34. 34. QUESTION 13 1802 – André-Jacques Garnerin and Edward Hawke Locker travel by balloon to Chingford 1844 – A tribe of American Indians from Iowa feature in George Catlin’s exhibition and show 1868 – A team of Aborigines demonstrate boomerang throwing 1874 – Teams from Boston and Philadelphia play baseball 1939 – Prisoner of war camp 2012 - ???
  35. 35. ANSWER 13 Alternate uses for Lord’s Cricket Ground 2012- Archery at the Olympics
  36. 36. QUESTION 14 Vijay Kumar won the Bronze medal at the 25m rapid fire pistol in Doha 2006 despite finishing 4th in the event. Why?
  37. 37. ANSWER 14 The top 3 finishers were from China. The rules of the event prevented a single country from sweeping all the medals. Rank Athlete Qual. Final 1 Liu Zhongsheng (CHN) 579 778.4 2 Zhang Penghui (CHN) 580 778.1 3 Liu Guohui (CHN) 579 776.5 4 Vijay Kumar (IND) 577 775.3
  38. 38. QUESTION 15 "I had barely recovered from the effort when I saw the scoreboard. Light flashed on it, but soon they were put off. When they came on again, my name was at the fourth spot. But they went off again. When the lights returned I was in the fifth spot. The timing was 14 seconds." At Delhi he proved his remarkable versatility by also winning the high jump, javelin and 110 metres hurdles at the Nationals, breaking four national records over a span of two days. Also the winner of the Asian Games Jakarta at Decathlon .Who, the first Track & Field to win Arjuna award ?
  39. 39. ANSWER 15 Gurbachan Singh Randhawa
  40. 40. QUESTION 16 He could have become the first ever European player to start in the National Hockey League when the Boston Bruins put him on their reserve in 1949. Apparently, he was offered $20,000 to come over to play for Boston but he refused. Why ?
  41. 41. ANSWER 16 Jaroslav Drobny, who chose to remain amateur and concentrate on his tennis career instead. It paid off as he won Wimbledon in 1948.
  42. 42. QUESTION 17 A legend in his discipline, he won two Olympic Golds well beaten to silver at Seoul. His technique center was based on 'pushing' the X left and letting the ------- turn you. Possibly the only man alive to have both his wives win Olympic Golds-100m at Moscow, & shot put at Seoul. ID athlete.
  43. 43. ANSWER 17 Yuriy Sedykh His first wife Lyudmila Kondratyeva won gold at the 1980 Olympics in the Women's 100 metres. His second wife Natalya Lisovskaya won the shot put gold in the 1988 Olympics
  44. 44. STAGE 2 8 Questions on IP (same scoring, pounces valid) Points for cracking the theme after each question: 1-2: 25 points 3-4: 20 points 5-6: 15 points 7-8: 10 points
  45. 45. QUESTION 1 – (25 POINTS) Listen to the audio. What famous sporting achievement is being commentated?
  46. 46. MIRACLE ON ICE (25 POINTS) The US win over the Soviet Union in Ice Hockey at the 1980 Winter Olympics at Lake Placid
  47. 47. QUESTION 2 (25 POINTS) 20 years after the event, he still had to defend his show of joy after scoring the winning goal. "I didn't remember that there was some problem. I was just thinking that we could win the cup for our fans, for our city, for everybody," he says. "I was not thinking about the trouble. It is easy to sit in the stand with the press and say, 'That is not good' but when you play, it is different."
  48. 48. ANSWER 2 (25 POINTS) Michel Platini, defending his celebration after scoring the winning goal in the 1985 Cup Final vs. Liverpool at Heysel.
  49. 49. QUESTION 3 (2O POINTS) Look at this video of football tricks. Who comes in to join ‘Eli Freeze’? http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=PwbCLqB8_5o
  50. 50. ANSWER 3 (20 POINTS) Steve Nash, of the LA Lakers
  51. 51. REVERSE ROUNDS
  52. 52. QUESTION 4 (20 POINTS) Who am I? • I was one of the leading middle and long distance runner in the 1960s • I set 17 world records in my career • It has been suggested that I lacked big-match temperament, considering I won just the one Olympic bronze, and almost died in the high altitude of Mexico City • My prized possession is an Olympic gold medal given to me by a multiple Olympic gold medallist, with the words, “This is not out of friendship, but because you deserve it”
  53. 53. ANSWER 4 (20 POINTS) Ron Clarke He won the 10,000m bronze in Tokyo, 1964 The gold medal was given to him by Emil Zatopek
  54. 54. QUESTION 5 (15 POINTS) You’ll see a video of a figure skater. What is the move called? And identify the skater? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0FiPOgClYW w
  55. 55. Triple Axel. And the skater is Midori Ito, the first woman to have accomplished it in international competition
  56. 56. QUESTION 6 (15 POINTS) Watch the video. You’ll see something written behind both the nets. What’s the significance? <Clip removed>
  57. 57. ANSWER 6 (15 POINTS) 99. “Gretzky’s Office” Wayne Gretzky became known for setting up with the puck behind the net, an area that was nicknamed "Gretzky's Office" because of his great prowess there. He could pass to an open teammate, jump out for his own shot on a wraparound, or even try to shoot the puck over the goal to bounce it off the goaltender's back and into the net. In honour of his abilities, a large "99" was painted on the ice behind the goal at each end of the rink for his final game This video is from his final NHL game for the New York Rangers against the Pittsburgh Penguins
  58. 58. QUESTION 7 In a scene straight out of ‘12 Angry Men’, these 12 gents met in 2012 to discuss a long running controversy with Director Rory Karpf as part of a ‘30 for 30’ documentary. After reviewing the evidence and deliberating for an hour, they decided to take a vote on what course of action to take next. They reached a unanimous decision and adjourned for the day. Who are they? What were they debating?
  59. 59. ANSWER 7 This is the 1972 US Olympic Basketball Team. They voted against accepting the Silver Medals from the Games. The medals remain locked up in a vault in Lausanne. Theme connect: USSR Team 1972
  60. 60. QUESTION 8 - (10 POINTS) A famous photograph of the American novelist, Norman Mailer, arm-wrestling someone? Who?
  61. 61. ANSWER 8 (10 POINTS) Mohammed Ali. Mailer happens to be his biographer.
  62. 62. STAGE 2- THEME All have lit the cauldron at the Olympic Games a) The 1980 U.S. Olympic ice hockey team – 2002 Winter Olympics at Salt Lake City b) Michel Platini – 1992 Winter Olympics at Albertville c) Midori Ito – 1998 Winter Olympics at Nagano d) Muhammad Ali – 1996 Summer Olympics at Atlanta e) Ron Clarke – 1956 Summer Olympics at Melbourne f) Steve Nash – 2010 Winter Olympics at Vancouver g) Wayne Gretzky – 2010 Winter Olympics at Vancouver h) Sergey Belov– 1980 Summer Olympics at Moscow
  63. 63. END OF STAGE 2
  64. 64. QUESTION 26 “The Neapolitans must remember one thing. Italy makes it feel important one day of the year, but forgets about it the other 364” Whose words ahead of a famous World Cup football match?
  65. 65. ANSWER 26 Diego Maradona on the eve of the Italy-Argentina World Cup Semi-Final in Naples. Maradona was a hero at Napoli and created a stir before the match by asking the Naples crowd to support Argentina over Italy. Argentina went on to win the match on penalties.
  66. 66. QUESTION 27 In September 2013, Frank Sedgman was just waking up at his home in Melbourne when he received a text from his daughter to let him know his 62 year-old record was still intact. What was the record? How did it stay intact?
  67. 67. ANSWER 27 Frank Sedgman and Ken McGregor remain the only Men’s Doubles Team to win the Grand Slam. Leander Paes/Radek Stepanek defeated the Bryans in the US Open Semi-Final to preserve the record.
  68. 68. QUESTION 28 Oliver Kirk is an American pugilist who achieved a unique Olympic boxing feat at the 1904 Games in St. Louis. What subsequent rule change ensured his record stayed intact?
  69. 69. ANSWER 28 He won the Gold Medal in the Bantamweight and Featherweight categories in Boxing. The rules at the time allowed boxers to enter in multiple weight categories as long as they didn’t exceed the maximum weight. This was changed in 1908 and now boxers can only enter one weight category.
  70. 70. QUESTION 29 The 1994-1995 player’s strike lead to the cancellation of the entire Baseball post season. Before the season was cancelled, many MLB Owners planned to use replacement players in place of MLBPA players . However Peter Angelos, owner of the Baltimore Orioles refused to entertain the idea. What was his justification for this?
  71. 71. ANSWER 29 To ensure Cal Ripken’s pursuit of Lou Gehrig’s record for most consecutive MLB games stayed in tact.
  72. 72. QUESTION 30 In 1997, Mark Webber and his Ford team were struggling for money for the upcoming British F-3 season. He approached X, an old teammate of his father’s at Queanbeyan Whites for a loan and managed to secure his seat. Identify X, often called the Bradman of his sport, who led his country to glory in 1991.
  73. 73. ANSWER 30 David Campese
  74. 74. QUESTION 31 This club played 3 straight Intercontinental Cup finals from 19681970. After beating Man United over 2 legs in 1968 (courtesy a goal at Old Trafford from their star player X), the club gained notoriety for their actions during the 1969 final versus Milan. Hot coffee was thrown on the Milan players prior to the warm up by the local fans. During the game, Alberto Polleti punched Milan’s star player Rivera and also kicked Nester Combin. Ramon Suarez went on to break Nester Combin’s nose. Events took a turn for the surreal when stretcher-bound AC Milan striker Combin was arrested by local police for draft dodging. The match is also partly to blame for a subsequent boycott of the tournament by European teams. The club only returned to the Final of the World Club Cup 39 years later courtesy X’s son Y, who had a pivotal role in their qualification to the tournament.
  75. 75. ANSWER 31 Club – Estudiantes Players – Juan Roman Veron, Juan Sebastien Veron
  76. 76. LIST IT! • 2 points per correct answer • 12 elements in this exhaustive list. • No negative points. • Only the first 12 answers will be considered
  77. 77. LIST IT! In the history of Test Match cricket there have been 73 instances of a century in each innings being scored. Of the above, there have been 12 players who have achieved the feat at least twice. Name them all.
  78. 78. ANSWERS! 1. Herbert Sutcliffe 2. George Headley 3. Clyde Walcott 4. Sunil Gavaskar 5. Greg Chappell 6. Allan Border 7. Aravinda de Silva 8. Rahul Dravid 9. Matthew Hayden 10. Ricky Ponting 11. Jacques Kallis 12. Kumara Sangakkara
  79. 79. QUESTION 32 The first of its type was the ‘Pilgrim’ in 1925. Starting 1928, the naming convention changed as company CEO Paul Litchfield was inspired by another sporting event. Names over the years have included Reliance, Defender and Mayflower. This convention changed in 2005. What am I talking about? What is the other sporting event in question?
  80. 80. ANSWER 32 Names of Goodyear Blimps From 1928-2005, they were usually named after names of Americas Cup winning yachts.
  81. 81. QUESTION 33 This Judoka became an instant celebrity in her home country after winning their first ever Medal at the Olympics. Poignantly, it came 20 years after a landmark event in this country’s Olympic history. Who? Which country?
  82. 82. ANSWER 33 Yael Arad. Israel’s first Olympic Medalist. She won Silver at Barcelona, which marked the 20th anniversary of the Munich Games. She dedicated the medal to the athletes who died in the attack.
  83. 83. QUESTION 34 This is Novak Djokovic with the Paris Bercy Masters Trophy. What inspired the design of the trophy?
  84. 84. ANSWER 34 The branches of this bronze tree, designed by Italian artist Lucio Fanti was inspired by a mirror image of a tennis draw sheet, features the names of the 48 players taking part.
  85. 85. QUESTION 35 A physician by training, he rowed for the victorious Cambridge team in the Boat Races from 1934-36 before the War interrupted his career. In 1948,he teamed up with Jack Wilson to win Gold in the Coxless Pairs at the London Games. His son would later row for Cambridge in 1980 but went on to make a name for himself in another field. Who?
  86. 86. ANSWER 35 Ran Laurie. His son Hugh Laurie raced for Cambridge
  87. 87. QUESTION 36 During the 1950-60 F1 seasons, it was a common occurrence for most teams to score points in all but one race. Why?
  88. 88. ANSWER 36 The Indy 500. The Indy500 was part of the F1 calendar but most European teams decided to give the event a miss. Ascari entered in 1952 but spun out and finished 32nd. It was the only race he failed to win that season.
  89. 89. QUESTION 37 Jay-Z owns a series of clubs in the United States called the 40/40 club. A Dominican MLB player attempted to set up a chain of restaurants with the same name in his home country before Jay Z threatened legal action. a. What is the inspiration behind the name of the restaurants, a rare feat in Baseball? b. Who is the Dominican player?
  90. 90. ANSWER 37 40 Home Runs and 40 stolen bases in a single season. David Ortiz.
  91. 91. QUESTION 38 The setting is Lord's. It is the 4th ODI between England and India, in what will prove to be an eminently forgettable overseas tour in 2011. The following is a transcript from the Cricinfo commentary of the match. 13.3 Broad to Rahane, OUT, gone! Broad strikes in his first over. He aimed for a surprise yorker, and Rahane played over the top of what turned out to be a low, dipping full toss. Broad appeals, the umpire's finger quickly goes up. Strangely, Rahane never really looked comfortable in this innings. AM Rahane lbw b Broad 38 (60m 53b 5x4 1x6) SR: 71.69 What happened next? What is its significance?
  92. 92. ANSWER 38 Parthiv Patel, his opening partner, had been injured for a brief while then (on account of having slipped and fallen), and Rahane remained on the pitch as Parthiv's runner. This would be the last time that a "runner" would be employed in international cricket.
  93. 93. QUESTION 39 The phrase was coined by the Herbert Warren Wind in an April 21, 1958, article in Sports Illustrated. He is said to have been inspired by a 1930s jazz song by Milton "Mezz" Mezzrow (recordings of which have been proven to be elusive). This phrase has evoked feelings of serenity for decades, a sanctuary of majestic pines, vibrant pink azaleas, white dogwoods and a soundtrack provided by chirping birds and a murmuring creek. What is the phrase?
  94. 94. ANSWER 39 Amen Corner The second shot at the 11th, all of the 12th, and the first two shots at the 13th hole at Augusta are nicknamed "Amen Corner". In 1958 Arnold Palmer outlasted Ken Venturi to win the tournament with heroic escapes at Amen Corner. Amen Corner also played host to Masters moments such as Byron Nelson's birdie-eagle at 12 and 13 in 1937, and Sam Snead's water save at 12 in 1949 that sparked him to victory.
  95. 95. LAST QUESTION COMING UP SCORES
  96. 96. SPECIAL THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING: Suvajit Chakraborty Abhinav Dasgupta Anannya Deb Aditya Gadre Karthik Ganesh Devang Ghia Shubhankar Gokhale Ashit Hegde Aniket Khasgiwale Anil Kothuri Atul Mathew Debasish Misra Roshith Mohan Shrikant Narasimhan Sumeet Pai Rajiv Rai Vinoo Sanjay Nikhil Sonde Sumant Srivathsan Vibhendu Tewari Pravin Varma S. Venkatraghavan
  97. 97. AND AS ALWAYS: Imran Ahmad Vikram Joshi Arnab Saha S. Balakrishnan Jagdeep Kannarath Naushi Samad Mohammed Khan Ameya Samant Anil Kothuri Ashoke Sanyal Vishal Lalchandani Prasad Sawant Kunal Malhotra Samrat Sengupta Avaneendra Bhargav Mithil Mehta Sundesh Shetty Saswata Chakraborty Avinash Mudaliar Anand Sivashankar Soumyadipta Chanda R. Padmasree Srinath T.B. Anubhav Chatterjee Amit Pandeya Sumant Srivathsan Pratyush Peddireddi Arish Tavadia Rajen Prabhu Harita Thacker Francis Rodrigues Saransh Verma Siddhartha Banerjee Sahil Barhate Souvik Basu Sachin Deshpande Geetha S.N. Govind Grewal Aushim Gupta
  98. 98. Audience Prizes courtesy…
  99. 99. QUESTION 40 The 1888 British Isles tour to New Zealand and Australia was the first organized Rugby Union tour to the Southern Hemisphere. This is sometimes considered the first ever Lions squad. Two English Cricketers played a prominent role in organizing the tour: a) Tour Manager X, who along with WG Grace was considered the finest batsman of the 1880s. Grace himself, when asked who he would most like in his side, replied simply, "Give me _____” b) Tour Manager Y, a Nottinghamshire bowler who is often the subject of many a quiz question. Id the two gents in question.
  100. 100. X- Arthur Shrewsbury Y – Alfred Shaw, who bowled the first ball in Test Cricket

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