In 1956 when he was ten, Richard Stokes was
taken by his father to the Ashes Test at Old
Trafford, and watched X. "I cannot recall all the
dismissals," he said, "but I can tell you the crowd
was really excited and there was a lot of noise."
In 1998, while working in India, businessman
Stokes strolled to watch a Test match between
India and Pakistan in Delhi - and endured an even
noisier day as Y.
X and Y are two similar incidents, what are they?
X – Jim Laker , Y – Anil Kumble
• Event - Took ten wickets in an innings
Shooting ,today, is a popular olympic sport.
Most of the shooting events have not been
changed over time neither have there been
any objections over them. but a certain event
that debuted itself in 1900 Paris Olympics has
been discontinued after its maiden
appearance. The officials at Paris stated that it
was simply the messiest event.What was That
In 2010 FiFa World Cup , Thomas Muller,
Wesley Schneider , Diego Forlan And David
Villa , these four footballers scored the
maximum of 5 goals . But Still one of them got
the golden boot . Name the criteria which led
to this decision .
Guess the player ….
He was born of parents who belonged to the
middle class Italian origin . He had a growth
hormone deficiency detected at the age of 11 .
Currently he is one amongst the best in his
sport. His teammates nicknamed him “The Flea”
During the Fifa World cup qualifiers of 2010 ,
one of the managers called in for a squad of 78 .
This raised a big hue in the media . Can you
name the manager and the country to which he
One of the greatest sport persons of the
decade . He is a left handed player , though he
autographs with his right hand . .He ranked first
in his sport for a long time . His father owns a
glass and window business . Can you now name
A 86 year old rivalry between two football clubs
resembles closely to OLD FIRM RIVALRY.
Interestingly, both clubs share the same home stadium
but one team has its fan base in a country X and other
in country Y.
Name the rivalry.
The F1 season of 2012 had a remarkable event .
There were seven different winners for the first
7 races . The main reason said was that the
teams were not able to cope up with the new
tyres . Which company was the sole tyre
manufacturer in this grand prix . ???
At the age of 19, He won the 2011 South American
Footballer of the Year award, after coming third
in 2010. He followed this up by winning it again in 2012.
In 2011 He received nominations for the FIFA Ballon
d'Or, where he came 10th, and the FIFA Puskás Award ,
which he won. He is known for his acceleration, speed,
dribbling and finishing. His playing style has earned him
critical acclaim, with fans, media and former players
drawing comparisons to Argentine forward Lionel
Messi and former Brazil player Pelé, who has called him
"an excellent player".
He compiled a career singles win-loss record
384-296, winning 16 singles titles to go along
with 13 in doubles. He beat the best, including
John McEnroe at his peak in 1984 (in the first
round in Cincinnati).He had five career wins
over Jimmy Connors in their 11 matches.He
reached his career high ranking in singles of
World No. 16 in July 1980. He has also had a
brief acting career, his most notable
appearance is probably as an MI6 agent in the
1983 James Bond film Octopussy
He was the finest bowler that India could
produce . He took 250 wickets within 5 years of
his career but suffered a setback because of his
knee injury . He did not have enough money to
get his surgery . A film actor came up to help
him . Can you name the player and the actor ??
Guess the game ……
This game was much famous amongst the noble
families . Men as well as women used to play
this. The references to this game have been
found in the books of Firdausi . Persians claim to
be its originator because they possess the
earliest possible references to this game . It will
be easier if you studied Slave Dynasty , one of
the rulers died playing this game .
“When Germany was four goals down, a ball hit Allen's pad and
rebounded. The Germans took full advantage of this and made a
rush, netting the ball before we could stop it. That was the only
goal Germany would score in the match against our eight, and
incidentally the only goal scored against India in the entire
Olympic tournament. India's goal-getters were Roop Singh,
Tapsell and Jaffar with one each, Dara two and myself three “
These are the extracts from the autobiography of a great
player .Can you name the player and the book ??
Q16) Where in the world will you see the
“ When Ivo goes back with the urn, the urn;
Studds, Steel, Read and Tylecote return, return;
The welkin will ring loud,
The great crowd will feel proud,
Seeing Barlow and Bates with the urn, the urn;
And the rest coming home with the urn.”
The romans played a game called ‘harpastum’ ,
which bears a close resemblance to this game.
This game was banned in 14th
century in England
for being violent , but ironically , the first ever
game was played in England itself . Now this
sport is one of the most popular sports in the
world. Guess this sport.
In the World Cup 2010 controversies , one of
them was the “ Hand of Henry “ affair . X(Player)
handled the ball to William Gallas during the
match which was converted to goal that caused
their opponent( Y, a country) to be eliminated .
Later he admitted the fact that he had handled
the ball during the press conference . Y appealed
the world cup federation but nothing happened .
Can you point out X and Y ??
This innings by an Australian cricketer saved
them the ashes test in 2005. Australia had to
survive 105 overs and he made a score of 156.
He got out in the 101th over with 24 balls
remaining to play. Australia could draw the test.
He later said that he received threatening phone
calls in restroom to get out. Can you name this
Born on February 17 , Brooklyn , New York , He
is one amongst the finest basketball players who
won the most valuable player award 4 times .
His team , Y , nicknamed him Black Cat. Can you
guess the player and Y ?
• (i)Jimmy Snuka
• (ii)Jake Roberts
• (iii)Giant Gonzalez
• (iv)King Kong Bundy
• (vi)Sycho Sid
• (viii)Big Boss Man
• (ix)Triple H
• (x)Ric Flair
• (xi) Big Show and A-train
• (xiii)Randy Orton
• (x)Ric Flair
• (xi) Big Show and A-train
• (xiii)Randy Orton
• (xiv)Mark Henry
• (xvii)Shawn Michaels
• (xviii)Shawn Michaels
• (xix)Triple H
• (xx)Triple H
• (xxi)CM Punk
ID this illustrious list.
Michael Vaughan accused VVS
Laxman of using vaselin on his bat
to avoid detection by hotspot
Vishal Ladwa is a 23 year old Indian origin player at
Manchester University. Though the sport is not very
popular in England, he managed to form a team at
whatever institute he went to. Thus making the sport
quite popular in English Universities. Due to his passionate
approach to the sport he is called ‘David Beckham of X’. to
cap it all he has now been named as English X team
Captain. Name the sport X.