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Reverse Swing 2.0 Final

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Reverse Swing 2.0 Final

  1. 1. Grand Finale
  2. 2. • Written RoundWritten Round (5 qs)(5 qs) • Mixed BagMixed Bag (20 qs)(20 qs) • Written Round IIWritten Round II (5 qs)(5 qs) • Mixed Bag IIMixed Bag II (20 qs)(20 qs)
  3. 3. Round 1Round 1 Written roundWritten round
  4. 4. • 5 questions.5 questions. • Each question carries 5 marks.Each question carries 5 marks. • Full house ensure 10 extra.Full house ensure 10 extra. Kuch to log kehenge, logon ka kam hi hai kehena….
  5. 5. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 On the 1966-67 tour to India, this cricketer wasOn the 1966-67 tour to India, this cricketer was introduced to a 17-year-old upcoming ‘beautiful youngintroduced to a 17-year-old upcoming ‘beautiful young actress’, who was ‘reportedly’ engaged to Rajesh Khannaactress’, who was ‘reportedly’ engaged to Rajesh Khanna at that time.at that time. The engagement was apparently broken off, as theThe engagement was apparently broken off, as the actress began to fall for the cricketer.actress began to fall for the cricketer. They were briefly engaged. However, the distance as wellThey were briefly engaged. However, the distance as well as lack of regular communication (in an age bereft ofas lack of regular communication (in an age bereft of skype and social media) between the two, meant that theskype and social media) between the two, meant that the relationship did not last.relationship did not last. Identify, both the cricketer and the actress.Identify, both the cricketer and the actress. I ISRD-Somnath Productions *
  6. 6. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Garfield Sobers and Anju MahendraGarfield Sobers and Anju Mahendra *
  7. 7. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 He was the original poster boy of Indian Cricket who isHe was the original poster boy of Indian Cricket who is also currently in news. He had a steamy affair with aalso currently in news. He had a steamy affair with a sweet Bollywood actress who was seen at that time insweet Bollywood actress who was seen at that time in the stands cheering for him many-a-times.the stands cheering for him many-a-times. However, soon they broke up and the actress went onHowever, soon they broke up and the actress went on to marry the offspring of another Cricket-Bollywoodto marry the offspring of another Cricket-Bollywood couple.couple. Who are they?Who are they? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 1
  8. 8. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 This Pakistan-born English cricketer caught the eyeThis Pakistan-born English cricketer caught the eye when he scored an attacking 151 runs againstwhen he scored an attacking 151 runs against Worcestershire, which had Glenn McGrath. However,Worcestershire, which had Glenn McGrath. However, he has played only 3 tests with a highest score of 54he has played only 3 tests with a highest score of 54 runs. But to us Indians, he became very famous in theruns. But to us Indians, he became very famous in the mid/later 2000 decade courtesy his affair with amid/later 2000 decade courtesy his affair with a Bollywood starlet.Bollywood starlet. What is his name and the actress?What is his name and the actress? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 2
  9. 9. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 According to many stories, this handsome hunk of aAccording to many stories, this handsome hunk of a neighboring country before he married an Englishneighboring country before he married an English socialite, had a romping affair with a sexy sirensocialite, had a romping affair with a sexy siren Bollywood actress (who adopted her father’s adoptedBollywood actress (who adopted her father’s adopted name). They even had a secret apartment in Salt Lake,name). They even had a secret apartment in Salt Lake, Kolkata where nights and days were spent in bliss. TheKolkata where nights and days were spent in bliss. The affair however, was short but it created a huge mediaaffair however, was short but it created a huge media frenzy at that time.frenzy at that time. Who are they?Who are they? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 3
  10. 10. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 Though she got married to Ali Punjani, a wealthyThough she got married to Ali Punjani, a wealthy businessman from Kenya, she was more popular due tobusinessman from Kenya, she was more popular due to her affair in contemporary times with a maverickher affair in contemporary times with a maverick Indian cricketer who helped India win something reallyIndian cricketer who helped India win something really big few years back.big few years back. Identify both of them.Identify both of them. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 4
  11. 11. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 This dancer and actress from Bollywood was onceThis dancer and actress from Bollywood was once engaged to this bowling spearhead for a pretty longengaged to this bowling spearhead for a pretty long time (this bowling spearhead even captained an IPLtime (this bowling spearhead even captained an IPL team). Reportedly, they parted ways to concentrateteam). Reportedly, they parted ways to concentrate more on their individual careers.more on their individual careers. Who?Who? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 5
  12. 12. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 He was the original poster boy of Indian Cricket who isHe was the original poster boy of Indian Cricket who is also currently in news. He had a steamy affair with aalso currently in news. He had a steamy affair with a sweet Bollywood actress who was seen at that time insweet Bollywood actress who was seen at that time in the stands cheering for him many-a-times.the stands cheering for him many-a-times. However, soon they broke up and the actress went onHowever, soon they broke up and the actress went on to marry the offspring of another Cricket-Bollywoodto marry the offspring of another Cricket-Bollywood couple.couple. Who are they?Who are they? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 1
  13. 13. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Ravi Shastri & Amrita SinghRavi Shastri & Amrita Singh 1
  14. 14. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 This Pakistan-born English cricketer caught the eyeThis Pakistan-born English cricketer caught the eye when he scored an attacking 151 runs againstwhen he scored an attacking 151 runs against Worcestershire, which had Glenn McGrath. However,Worcestershire, which had Glenn McGrath. However, he has played only 3 tests with a highest score of 54he has played only 3 tests with a highest score of 54 runs. But to us Indians, he became very famous in theruns. But to us Indians, he became very famous in the mid/later 2000 decade courtesy his affair with amid/later 2000 decade courtesy his affair with a Bollywood starlet.Bollywood starlet. What is his name and the actress?What is his name and the actress? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 2
  15. 15. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Usman Afzal & Amrita AroraUsman Afzal & Amrita Arora 2
  16. 16. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 According to many stories, this handsome hunk of aAccording to many stories, this handsome hunk of a neighboring country before he married an Englishneighboring country before he married an English socialite, had a romping affair with a sexy sirensocialite, had a romping affair with a sexy siren Bollywood actress (who adopted her father’s adoptedBollywood actress (who adopted her father’s adopted name). They even had a secret apartment in Salt Lake,name). They even had a secret apartment in Salt Lake, Kolkata where nights and days were spent in bliss. TheKolkata where nights and days were spent in bliss. The affair however, was short but it created a huge mediaaffair however, was short but it created a huge media frenzy at that time.frenzy at that time. Who are they?Who are they? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 3
  17. 17. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Imran Khan & Zeenat AmanImran Khan & Zeenat Aman 3
  18. 18. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 Though she got married to Ali Punjani, a wealthyThough she got married to Ali Punjani, a wealthy businessman from Kenya, she was more popular due tobusinessman from Kenya, she was more popular due to her affair in contemporary times with a maverickher affair in contemporary times with a maverick Indian cricketer who helped India win something reallyIndian cricketer who helped India win something really big few years back.big few years back. Identify both of them.Identify both of them. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 4
  19. 19. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Yuvraj Singh & Kim SharmaYuvraj Singh & Kim Sharma 4
  20. 20. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 This dancer and actress from Bollywood was onceThis dancer and actress from Bollywood was once engaged to this bowling spearhead for a pretty longengaged to this bowling spearhead for a pretty long time (this bowling spearhead even captained an IPLtime (this bowling spearhead even captained an IPL team). Reportedly, they parted ways to concentrateteam). Reportedly, they parted ways to concentrate more on their individual careers.more on their individual careers. Who?Who? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 5
  21. 21. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Zaheer Khan & Isha SaravaniZaheer Khan & Isha Saravani 5
  22. 22. Round 2Round 2 Mixed BagMixed Bag
  23. 23. • 20 questions • Each question carries 10 marks • Infinite Bounce + Pounce
  24. 24. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 It happened for the first time during the fifth testIt happened for the first time during the fifth test of West Indies’ tour of Australia in 1930-31, withof West Indies’ tour of Australia in 1930-31, with Herman Clarence Griffith being responsible.Herman Clarence Griffith being responsible. Who was the victim and in what way was this a dubiousWho was the victim and in what way was this a dubious first for him?first for him? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 1
  25. 25. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Don Bradman’s first duck in Test CricketDon Bradman’s first duck in Test Cricket 1
  26. 26. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 He was a lanky fast bowler who had frightening paceHe was a lanky fast bowler who had frightening pace and in his short international career had performedand in his short international career had performed many breathtaking deeds, like breaking the arm ofmany breathtaking deeds, like breaking the arm of Mike Brearly in Karachi and demolishing the IndianMike Brearly in Karachi and demolishing the Indian batting line-up once by claiming 8 wickets.batting line-up once by claiming 8 wickets. A politician from India who once served as the ViceA politician from India who once served as the Vice President of the BJP also was his namesake.President of the BJP also was his namesake. Who was that cricketer?Who was that cricketer? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 2
  27. 27. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Sikander BakhtSikander Bakht 2
  28. 28. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 According to an apocryphal story, this Indian playboyAccording to an apocryphal story, this Indian playboy cricketer and a very cheerful former England captaincricketer and a very cheerful former England captain (who was born in South Africa), in 1972-73, were so(who was born in South Africa), in 1972-73, were so attracted towards a hotel receptionist that they took aattracted towards a hotel receptionist that they took a bet as to who would ‘get’ her first. Then in a fewbet as to who would ‘get’ her first. Then in a few minutes she was in the Indian’s room, even as theminutes she was in the Indian’s room, even as the Englishman was rubbing his eyes in utter disbelief asEnglishman was rubbing his eyes in utter disbelief as to where she had suddenly disappeared. The Indianto where she had suddenly disappeared. The Indian cricketer revealed then that one phone call from hiscricketer revealed then that one phone call from his room did the trick.room did the trick. Who were the 2 stalwarts involved in this mischief?Who were the 2 stalwarts involved in this mischief? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 3
  29. 29. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Salim Durrani & Tony GreigSalim Durrani & Tony Greig 3
  30. 30. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 When West Indies played England in a series inWhen West Indies played England in a series in England in 1984, they won all the test matches by 5-0.England in 1984, they won all the test matches by 5-0. In their next series in the Caribbean, Windies againIn their next series in the Caribbean, Windies again defeated England in all test matches by 5-0.defeated England in all test matches by 5-0. By what term, which has since entered the cricketingBy what term, which has since entered the cricketing lexicon and referred to such shutouts, are these twolexicon and referred to such shutouts, are these two series known?series known? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 4
  31. 31. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I BlackwashBlackwash 4
  32. 32. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 One is probably the greatest South African wicket-keeperOne is probably the greatest South African wicket-keeper and the other is the first Englishman to take a hattrick inand the other is the first Englishman to take a hattrick in test cricket.test cricket. Identify both of them and also find the connection.Identify both of them and also find the connection. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 5
  33. 33. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Mark Bouchar & Billy Bates.Mark Bouchar & Billy Bates. Both of them got injured in the eyeBoth of them got injured in the eye while playing/practicing and hencewhile playing/practicing and hence retired.retired. 5
  34. 34. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 During the recent IPL, while commenting on one of hisDuring the recent IPL, while commenting on one of his team-mates, who said about whom –team-mates, who said about whom – ‘Mishy has‘Mishy has become my brother. We both discuss, encourage andbecome my brother. We both discuss, encourage and suggest tips about each other’s bowling and we alsosuggest tips about each other’s bowling and we also share its secrets. It will be dangerous for batsmen if weshare its secrets. It will be dangerous for batsmen if we both bowl in tandem’both bowl in tandem’?? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 6
  35. 35. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Imran Tahir about Amit MishraImran Tahir about Amit Mishra 6
  36. 36. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 This Major General of the Indian Army had played onlyThis Major General of the Indian Army had played only a handful of First Class matches (before he was injureda handful of First Class matches (before he was injured and ended his career), where only in his 2and ended his career), where only in his 2ndnd match, in amatch, in a single innings, some of his victims were Sureshsingle innings, some of his victims were Suresh Sharma, Ashok Khanna, Bhupinder Singh, RajinderSharma, Ashok Khanna, Bhupinder Singh, Rajinder Kale, Ramnath Paul and Bishen Singh Bedi.Kale, Ramnath Paul and Bishen Singh Bedi. Thus he became only the 2nd person in cricketingThus he became only the 2nd person in cricketing history after Albert Trott (Jonathan Trott’s relative) tohistory after Albert Trott (Jonathan Trott’s relative) to hold a unique record in bowling.hold a unique record in bowling. What record? What was his name?What record? What was his name? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 7
  37. 37. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Two hattricks in one innings &Two hattricks in one innings & Joginder Singh RaoJoginder Singh Rao 7
  38. 38. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 During the early part of the 20During the early part of the 20thth century, Worcestershirecentury, Worcestershire County Cricket Club was called by a certain surname.County Cricket Club was called by a certain surname. The name came from the fact that no fewer than sevenThe name came from the fact that no fewer than seven brothers from the same family played forbrothers from the same family played for Worcestershire during this period, three of whomWorcestershire during this period, three of whom captained the club at some point. One of them remainscaptained the club at some point. One of them remains the only man till date to captain England in boththe only man till date to captain England in both cricket and football and also has the record of highestcricket and football and also has the record of highest run in debut in an innings in test cricket.run in debut in an innings in test cricket. What was the county called?What was the county called? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 8
  39. 39. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I FostershireFostershire 8
  40. 40. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 This cricketer-in-news has two great historical figuresThis cricketer-in-news has two great historical figures of the sub-continent in his name:of the sub-continent in his name: One is considered to be one of the greatest poets of theOne is considered to be one of the greatest poets of the Urdu language and was nominated four times for theUrdu language and was nominated four times for the Nobel Prize for literature.Nobel Prize for literature. And the other was one of the nine jewels in the court ofAnd the other was one of the nine jewels in the court of Akbar and the author of the official history of EmperorAkbar and the author of the official history of Emperor Akbar’s reign in three volumes.Akbar’s reign in three volumes. Who?Who? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 9
  41. 41. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Faiz FazalFaiz Fazal 9
  42. 42. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 About which Aussie captain was Ricky Ponting sayingAbout which Aussie captain was Ricky Ponting saying this:this: “One of my mother’s early memories of me is when I was“One of my mother’s early memories of me is when I was sitting on the lounge-room floor, eyes fixed on thesitting on the lounge-room floor, eyes fixed on the television, watching …… ……… bat. ….. was my firsttelevision, watching …… ……… bat. ….. was my first hero in Test cricket, a batsman who was unstoppable. Ihero in Test cricket, a batsman who was unstoppable. I remember him taking on the West Indies at the MCG theremember him taking on the West Indies at the MCG the week after my seventh birthday, their fast bowlers aimingweek after my seventh birthday, their fast bowlers aiming at his chest and head and which had him hooking andat his chest and head and which had him hooking and pulling fearlessly. That knock stays burned in mypulling fearlessly. That knock stays burned in my memory and probably set the standard for the sort ofmemory and probably set the standard for the sort of cricketer I wanted to become.”cricketer I wanted to become.” I ISRD-Somnath Productions 10
  43. 43. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Kim HughesKim Hughes 10
  44. 44. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 He was named after William Ward, 2nd Earl of a place in England,He was named after William Ward, 2nd Earl of a place in England, who was the Governor-General of Australia in 1910. He was born justwho was the Governor-General of Australia in 1910. He was born just after his father scored a double hundred against Southafter his father scored a double hundred against South Australia where he was touring. When Lord Ward heard about theAustralia where he was touring. When Lord Ward heard about the innings and the baby, he expressed the wish that he be named afterinnings and the baby, he expressed the wish that he be named after him.him. In 1951, his greatest moment came, when he batted for 9 hours, with aIn 1951, his greatest moment came, when he batted for 9 hours, with a pin in his right thumb that had been broken while fielding in anpin in his right thumb that had been broken while fielding in an earlier tour match. Each batting stroke exacerbated his increasinglyearlier tour match. Each batting stroke exacerbated his increasingly painful thumb but he still scored 208 in the first innings againstpainful thumb but he still scored 208 in the first innings against England. Once  Plum Warner commented “A _____, a _____, myEngland. Once  Plum Warner commented “A _____, a _____, my kingdom for a ____”. The greatest batsman of his country in that era.kingdom for a ____”. The greatest batsman of his country in that era. WHO?WHO? (vis – next slide)(vis – next slide) I ISRD-Somnath Productions 11
  45. 45. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 I ISRD-Somnath Productions 11
  46. 46. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Dudley NourseDudley Nourse 11
  47. 47. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 Which cricketer, when he tried to settle in South AfricaWhich cricketer, when he tried to settle in South Africa in 1888 to prospect for gold, suffered pneumonia andin 1888 to prospect for gold, suffered pneumonia and was wrongly pronounced dead by the doctors?was wrongly pronounced dead by the doctors? (Later he became more famous in 1937 due to a project(Later he became more famous in 1937 due to a project undertaken by WS Van Dyke. If you can make out who Vanundertaken by WS Van Dyke. If you can make out who Van Dyke was, you can work out the answer)Dyke was, you can work out the answer) I ISRD-Somnath Productions 12
  48. 48. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I C. Aubrey SmithC. Aubrey Smith 12
  49. 49. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 When he made his debut in IPL-2016, the similarity of hisWhen he made his debut in IPL-2016, the similarity of his uncanny action with a bowler who replaced Allan Donald in auncanny action with a bowler who replaced Allan Donald in a crucial World Cup QF game, really surprised and shocked a lotcrucial World Cup QF game, really surprised and shocked a lot of people.of people. Here are some other facts about himHere are some other facts about him :---:--- The 20-year-old’s cricketing potential was first spotted duringThe 20-year-old’s cricketing potential was first spotted during the Karnataka Premier League, where he represents the Hublithe Karnataka Premier League, where he represents the Hubli Tigers.Tigers. Anil Kumble and his sports management firm Tenvic SportsAnil Kumble and his sports management firm Tenvic Sports played a key role in his development.played a key role in his development. He was bought at his base price of INR 10 lakhs at theHe was bought at his base price of INR 10 lakhs at the 2016 IPL auction.2016 IPL auction. WHO?WHO? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 13
  50. 50. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Shivil KaushikShivil Kaushik 13
  51. 51. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 On the same month in 2012 when his daughter wasOn the same month in 2012 when his daughter was born, the Pakistan Army raided his house and arrestedborn, the Pakistan Army raided his house and arrested his brother on charges of hiding a terrorist. Later on,his brother on charges of hiding a terrorist. Later on, the Pakistan Army understood their mistake andthe Pakistan Army understood their mistake and apologized to them.apologized to them. Who is this famous cricketer from Peshawar who alsoWho is this famous cricketer from Peshawar who also played for KKR?played for KKR? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 14
  52. 52. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Umar GulUmar Gul 14
  53. 53. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 In a test match in the late 80’s, Steve Waugh bowled aIn a test match in the late 80’s, Steve Waugh bowled a few bouncers to this fast bowler. In return, after play, hefew bouncers to this fast bowler. In return, after play, he stormed into the Aussie dressing room and threatened tostormed into the Aussie dressing room and threatened to kill all the opposition batsmen the next day. Australiakill all the opposition batsmen the next day. Australia were eventually dismissed for 114 chasing 400. Hewere eventually dismissed for 114 chasing 400. He finished with five wickets in the innings and nine wicketsfinished with five wickets in the innings and nine wickets for the match.for the match. Also, when he toured India, because of his attitude andAlso, when he toured India, because of his attitude and pace, he became a rage among the youths of the countrypace, he became a rage among the youths of the country who would imitate him while bowling.who would imitate him while bowling. WHO?WHO? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 15
  54. 54. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Patrick PattersonPatrick Patterson 15
  55. 55. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 He was actually a well known Australian Rules footballer beforeHe was actually a well known Australian Rules footballer before he became famous as a fast bowler. His life is a series of healthhe became famous as a fast bowler. His life is a series of health mishaps. He had to leave football when he dislocated his shoulder.mishaps. He had to leave football when he dislocated his shoulder. Also in 1980, some peanuts caused a total blocking of his bowel,Also in 1980, some peanuts caused a total blocking of his bowel, requiring surgery. He was infected during surgery, leading torequiring surgery. He was infected during surgery, leading to multiple organ failure. Over the next 2 years he suffered 12 cardiacmultiple organ failure. Over the next 2 years he suffered 12 cardiac arrests, gangrene, had 30 operations & was drip fed over thatarrests, gangrene, had 30 operations & was drip fed over that period. His survival was considered a medical marvel by doctorsperiod. His survival was considered a medical marvel by doctors and he was the subject of study by researchers. In 1990, he againand he was the subject of study by researchers. In 1990, he again suffered heart failure, blood poisoning, central nervous systemsuffered heart failure, blood poisoning, central nervous system damage, cirrhosis of the liver, contracted Hepatitis B and C anddamage, cirrhosis of the liver, contracted Hepatitis B and C and then a brain dysfunction.then a brain dysfunction. Who is this Cricketer who was the 300Who is this Cricketer who was the 300thth victim of Fred Trueman?victim of Fred Trueman? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 16
  56. 56. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Neil HawkeNeil Hawke 16
  57. 57. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 This prodigiously talented batsman was still struggling onThis prodigiously talented batsman was still struggling on the seaming English wickets, when afraid to approach Donthe seaming English wickets, when afraid to approach Don Bradman, he asked his room-mate Sam Loxton if he couldBradman, he asked his room-mate Sam Loxton if he could ask the Don where he was going wrong.ask the Don where he was going wrong. Upon being approached on the matter, the Don looked intoUpon being approached on the matter, the Don looked into Sam’s eyes and answered matter of factly,Sam’s eyes and answered matter of factly, ‘Sam, you go and‘Sam, you go and tell your little mate that if he doesn't hit the ball in the airtell your little mate that if he doesn't hit the ball in the air he can’t get out.’he can’t get out.’ A family of six brothers who could play – Merv (also playedA family of six brothers who could play – Merv (also played one test), Mick, Ray, Brian, Harold and …… Who are weone test), Mick, Ray, Brian, Harold and …… Who are we talking about?talking about? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 17
  58. 58. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Neil HarveyNeil Harvey 17
  59. 59. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 He got his first chance in 1979, when a big name inHe got his first chance in 1979, when a big name in Indian Cricket was dropped. He failed to impressIndian Cricket was dropped. He failed to impress though. However, he made a comeback in the 1984though. However, he made a comeback in the 1984 Asia Cup in Sharjah, because of the fact that he couldAsia Cup in Sharjah, because of the fact that he could open and also he could take the place of the big nameopen and also he could take the place of the big name in Indian Cricket who was dropped again. He was thein Indian Cricket who was dropped again. He was the man of the series in a tournament in 1984, however hisman of the series in a tournament in 1984, however his international career ended quickly after that.international career ended quickly after that. Who?Who? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 18
  60. 60. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Surinder KhannaSurinder Khanna 18
  61. 61. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 This Indian cricketer’s sole test match wasThis Indian cricketer’s sole test match was against New Zealand in 1999 at Hamilton whenagainst New Zealand in 1999 at Hamilton when Agarkar was replaced by him. He represented DelhiAgarkar was replaced by him. He represented Delhi in the Ranji Trophy, where his best performance wasin the Ranji Trophy, where his best performance was a 10-wicket haul in a match. He was also part of thea 10-wicket haul in a match. He was also part of the India ‘A’ team. He retired from first class cricket inIndia ‘A’ team. He retired from first class cricket in 2004. He is a namesake to another Cricketer and2004. He is a namesake to another Cricketer and another Indian sportsman.another Indian sportsman. Identify him.Identify him. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 19
  62. 62. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Robin Singh Jr.Robin Singh Jr. 19
  63. 63. Q. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0 After India lost 5-0 to West Indies in 1961-62 series,After India lost 5-0 to West Indies in 1961-62 series, BCCI contracted four West Indian bowlers to play inBCCI contracted four West Indian bowlers to play in the Ranji Trophy. Hence,  Charlie Stayers played forthe Ranji Trophy. Hence,  Charlie Stayers played for Bombay, Roy Gilchrist for Hyderabad, ChesterBombay, Roy Gilchrist for Hyderabad, Chester Watson for Delhi.Watson for Delhi. Who played for Bengal?Who played for Bengal? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 20
  64. 64. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SRDQ. Set by SRDReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Lester KingLester King 20
  65. 65. Round 3Round 3 Written roundWritten round
  66. 66. • 5 questions.5 questions. • Each question carries 5 marks.Each question carries 5 marks. • Full house ensure 10 extra.Full house ensure 10 extra.
  67. 67. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 ClueClue –– After his retirement from cricket, he tried his hand atAfter his retirement from cricket, he tried his hand at being a stand-up comedian but found after-dinner speakingbeing a stand-up comedian but found after-dinner speaking to be a more congenial and lucrative occupationto be a more congenial and lucrative occupation.. I ISRD-Somnath Productions *
  68. 68. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Fred TruemanFred Trueman *
  69. 69. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 ClueClue –– During hisDuring his heydays, he hadheydays, he had many femalemany female admirers. One ofadmirers. One of her biggest fans,her biggest fans, Lata MangeshkarLata Mangeshkar was so besottedwas so besotted with him thatwith him that rumour of a specialrumour of a special friendship also gotfriendship also got circulated duringcirculated during the ‘60s.the ‘60s. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 1
  70. 70. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 ClueClue –One of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1996–One of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1996,, his son Greg, an all-rounder like his father made his debuthis son Greg, an all-rounder like his father made his debut for Derbyshire in 2014.for Derbyshire in 2014. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 2
  71. 71. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 ClueClue –– After hisAfter his playing career isplaying career is over, he has workedover, he has worked as a coach oras a coach or consultant with NZconsultant with NZ national team,national team, England nationalEngland national team, Warwickshireteam, Warwickshire and some otherand some other franchise teams.franchise teams. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 3
  72. 72. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 ClueClue – Part of the– Part of the Surrey side thatSurrey side that dominated the Countydominated the County championship withchampionship with seven consecutive titlesseven consecutive titles in the 1950s, hisin the 1950s, his performance in theperformance in the initial years was goodinitial years was good enough to be offered aenough to be offered a place as a batsman.place as a batsman. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 4
  73. 73. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 ClueClue –– In the 1976–77 season opener against J&K, he had aIn the 1976–77 season opener against J&K, he had a match haul of 8/36. He achieved his then best innings haul ofmatch haul of 8/36. He achieved his then best innings haul of 7/20 in just 9 overs in the second innings to skittle Bengal for7/20 in just 9 overs in the second innings to skittle Bengal for 58 runs. Though his team lost in the QF, his form made the58 runs. Though his team lost in the QF, his form made the nation sit up and take notice.nation sit up and take notice. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 5
  74. 74. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 ClueClue –– During hisDuring his heydays, he hadheydays, he had many femalemany female admirers. One ofadmirers. One of her biggest fans,her biggest fans, Lata MangeshkarLata Mangeshkar was so besottedwas so besotted with him thatwith him that rumour of a specialrumour of a special friendship also gotfriendship also got circulated duringcirculated during the ‘60s.the ‘60s. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 1
  75. 75. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Fazal MahmoodFazal Mahmood 1
  76. 76. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 ClueClue –One of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1996–One of the five Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 1996,, his son Greg, an all-rounder like his father made his debuthis son Greg, an all-rounder like his father made his debut for Derbyshire in 2014.for Derbyshire in 2014. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 2
  77. 77. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Dominic CorkDominic Cork 2
  78. 78. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 ClueClue –– After hisAfter his playing career isplaying career is over, he has workedover, he has worked as a coach oras a coach or consultant with NZconsultant with NZ national team,national team, England nationalEngland national team, Warwickshireteam, Warwickshire and some otherand some other franchise teams.franchise teams. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 3
  79. 79. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Allan DonaldAllan Donald 3
  80. 80. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 ClueClue – Part of the– Part of the Surrey side thatSurrey side that dominated the Countydominated the County championship withchampionship with seven consecutive titlesseven consecutive titles in the 1950s, hisin the 1950s, his performance in theperformance in the initial years was goodinitial years was good enough to be offered aenough to be offered a place as a batsman.place as a batsman. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 4
  81. 81. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Jim LakerJim Laker 4
  82. 82. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 ClueClue –– In the 1976–77 season opener against J&K, he had aIn the 1976–77 season opener against J&K, he had a match haul of 8/36. He achieved his then best innings haul ofmatch haul of 8/36. He achieved his then best innings haul of 7/20 in just 9 overs in the second innings to skittle Bengal for7/20 in just 9 overs in the second innings to skittle Bengal for 58 runs. Though his team lost in the QF, his form made the58 runs. Though his team lost in the QF, his form made the nation sit up and take notice.nation sit up and take notice. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 5
  83. 83. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Kapil DevKapil Dev 5
  84. 84. Round 2Round 2 Mixed BagMixed Bag
  85. 85. • 20 questions • Each question carries 10 marks • Infinite Bounce + Pounce
  86. 86. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 If there was no minimum qualification for number ofIf there was no minimum qualification for number of matches played, following Indians fits the bill perfectly.matches played, following Indians fits the bill perfectly. Who are these missing cricketers?Who are these missing cricketers? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 1 Tests ODIs T20Is Ravi Shastri ??????? Virender Sehwag Gautam Gambhir ???????? Ajinkya Rahane
  87. 87. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Anil Kumble & Suresh RainaAnil Kumble & Suresh Raina 1 Tests ODIs T20Is Ravi Shastri Anil Kumble Virender Sehwag Gautam Gambhir Suresh Raina Ajinkya Rahane
  88. 88. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 Contrary to popular belief, three major naval victories –Contrary to popular belief, three major naval victories – Aboukar Bay (1798), Copenhagen (1801) &Aboukar Bay (1798), Copenhagen (1801) & Trafalgar (1805) were said to be one of the mainTrafalgar (1805) were said to be one of the main reasons behind what observance in the world ofreasons behind what observance in the world of cricket?cricket? (It happened for the last time in June, 2005)(It happened for the last time in June, 2005) I ISRD-Somnath Productions 2
  89. 89. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Nelson Hop by David ShepherdNelson Hop by David Shepherd 2
  90. 90. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 Arguably, he was one of the finest postwar all-rounders.Arguably, he was one of the finest postwar all-rounders. Though he has scored 28 centuries in FC Cricket, he isThough he has scored 28 centuries in FC Cricket, he is more well known for his forward defensive strokes.more well known for his forward defensive strokes. During the first Ashes test at Brisbane in 1958, heDuring the first Ashes test at Brisbane in 1958, he batted for a total of 357 minutes to score the slowestbatted for a total of 357 minutes to score the slowest half-century in FC Cricket, at an average speed of onehalf-century in FC Cricket, at an average speed of one run in every seven minutes.run in every seven minutes. Identify this dogged performer who was also a skilledIdentify this dogged performer who was also a skilled footballer, winning a Blue as well as an FA Amateurfootballer, winning a Blue as well as an FA Amateur Cup medal with Walthamstow Avenue.Cup medal with Walthamstow Avenue. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 3
  91. 91. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Trevor BaileyTrevor Bailey 3
  92. 92. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 In this memorable test match, 4 cricketers – three fromIn this memorable test match, 4 cricketers – three from the visiting team and one from the home team, scoredthe visiting team and one from the home team, scored centuries (one was even a double century). But thecenturies (one was even a double century). But the cricketer who fall prey to nervous 90s, became the firstcricketer who fall prey to nervous 90s, became the first to make a ‘century’ of a different kind.to make a ‘century’ of a different kind. Who is that cricketer? And, what was the ‘century’ allWho is that cricketer? And, what was the ‘century’ all about?about? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 4
  93. 93. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Sunil Gavaskar & he became the firstSunil Gavaskar & he became the first cricketer to play 100cricketer to play 100thth consecutiveconsecutive test matchestest matches 4
  94. 94. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 After making international debut at the age of 15, X isAfter making international debut at the age of 15, X is currently the holder of following records :---currently the holder of following records :--- * Highest wicket taker in T20I* Highest wicket taker in T20I * First from that team to bag 100 or more T20I* First from that team to bag 100 or more T20I wicketswickets * First from the team to take five wickets in a* First from the team to take five wickets in a T20I matchT20I match Identify this T20 stalwart.Identify this T20 stalwart. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 5
  95. 95. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Anisha Mohammed of WIAnisha Mohammed of WI 5
  96. 96. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0   On-field umpires P.M. Cronin and D.G. Weser didn’tOn-field umpires P.M. Cronin and D.G. Weser didn’t notice that fielding team had too many fielders outsidenotice that fielding team had too many fielders outside the inner circle and the delivery should be called a no-the inner circle and the delivery should be called a no- ball. But, in the melee, all these aberrations wereball. But, in the melee, all these aberrations were overlooked and the lone century scored in that not-so-overlooked and the lone century scored in that not-so- high-scoring-matchhigh-scoring-match (considering the current standard)(considering the current standard) hashas been given the tag of ‘the most overlooked century of allbeen given the tag of ‘the most overlooked century of all time’.time’. Put funda.  Put funda.   I ISRD-Somnath Productions 6
  97. 97. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Underarm bowling by Trevor ChappellUnderarm bowling by Trevor Chappell (the unfortunate centurion was Bruce Edgar) 6
  98. 98. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 In the eventful 1947–48 season, he was selected in theIn the eventful 1947–48 season, he was selected in the first 2 practise matches vs the visiting English team. Hefirst 2 practise matches vs the visiting English team. He scored 101 and 47* in the first match but was criticisedscored 101 and 47* in the first match but was criticised for scoring slowly. Though he was initially not selectedfor scoring slowly. Though he was initially not selected in the playing eleven for the Test match which followedin the playing eleven for the Test match which followed — a freakish injury to one of the openers paved the way— a freakish injury to one of the openers paved the way for him. After creating history in that match, he wasfor him. After creating history in that match, he was dropped for good. 10 years later, he was selected to tourdropped for good. 10 years later, he was selected to tour England and had a moderately successful tour butEngland and had a moderately successful tour but didn’t get to play in any tests.didn’t get to play in any tests. Name this batsman who died in Feb, 2016.Name this batsman who died in Feb, 2016. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 7
  99. 99. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Andy GanteaumeAndy Ganteaume 7
  100. 100. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 In the international arena this seemingly impossibleIn the international arena this seemingly impossible record happened only once. Chappell brothers - Ian &record happened only once. Chappell brothers - Ian & Greig did this vs New Zealand at the Wellington test inGreig did this vs New Zealand at the Wellington test in March, 1974. The only other instance was recorded longMarch, 1974. The only other instance was recorded long back in 1899 in a First Class match betweenback in 1899 in a First Class match between Worcestershire and Hampshire when it was achieved byWorcestershire and Hampshire when it was achieved by R.E. Foster & W.L. Foster.R.E. Foster & W.L. Foster. What was that feat?What was that feat? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 8
  101. 101. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Brothers scoring centuries in bothBrothers scoring centuries in both the innings of a matchthe innings of a match 8
  102. 102. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 Brett, a 3Brett, a 3rdrd -gen cricketer, is-gen cricketer, is enjoying a breakthrough year forenjoying a breakthrough year for Worcestershire having already hit 2Worcestershire having already hit 2 centuries, including 202 vscenturies, including 202 vs Glamorgan. Though proud of hisGlamorgan. Though proud of his family name, this all rounder wantsfamily name, this all rounder wants to make it big on his own.to make it big on his own. Identify his grandfather, the mostIdentify his grandfather, the most famous name in the family whofamous name in the family who changed the sport bigtime in hischanged the sport bigtime in his own dignified way.own dignified way. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 9
  103. 103. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Basil D’OlivieraBasil D’Oliviera 9
  104. 104. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 Perhaps the only instance of cricket being featured on aPerhaps the only instance of cricket being featured on a currency note…..two teams depicted on this £10currency note…..two teams depicted on this £10 (Series E) note issued in 1992 were Dingley Dell and(Series E) note issued in 1992 were Dingley Dell and All-Muggleton’s XI.All-Muggleton’s XI. Where have you heard about these two rival teams?Where have you heard about these two rival teams? (bigger vis – next slide)(bigger vis – next slide) I ISRD-Somnath Productions 10
  105. 105. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 I ISRD-Somnath Productions 10
  106. 106. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I The Pickwick PapersThe Pickwick Papers 10
  107. 107. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 In the long history of test cricket, it happened onlyIn the long history of test cricket, it happened only once. The test match was ---once. The test match was --- One of the 2 cricketers involved in the act was BryanOne of the 2 cricketers involved in the act was Bryan Valentine.Valentine. Who is the other one? What feat is being referred to?Who is the other one? What feat is being referred to? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 11
  108. 108. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Lala Amarnath & 2 debutants scoringLala Amarnath & 2 debutants scoring century in the same matchcentury in the same match 11
  109. 109. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 Described as ‘the one man university of the game’ byDescribed as ‘the one man university of the game’ by famous sports journalist J.M. Kilburn, he started hisfamous sports journalist J.M. Kilburn, he started his career by bowling to W.G. Grace and ended by bowlingcareer by bowling to W.G. Grace and ended by bowling to Don Bradman (nearly having the Aussie caught firstto Don Bradman (nearly having the Aussie caught first ball in his farewell game).ball in his farewell game). Name thisName this man-of-recordsman-of-records who is also pretty popularwho is also pretty popular among the sports-quizzers.among the sports-quizzers. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 12
  110. 110. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Wilfred RhodesWilfred Rhodes 12
  111. 111. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 Little known factsLittle known facts :--:-- * An avid martial artist, he has obtained the 1* An avid martial artist, he has obtained the 1stst degree black belt in Zen Do Kai.degree black belt in Zen Do Kai. * Apart from his autobiography ‘The Power of* Apart from his autobiography ‘The Power of Passion’, he has also co-written a book titled ‘AshesPassion’, he has also co-written a book titled ‘Ashes Frontline: The Ashes War Diaries’, with SteveFrontline: The Ashes War Diaries’, with Steve Harmison about the 2006–07 Ashes series. Harmison about the 2006–07 Ashes series.  * He was drafted in the team for his debut ODI series* He was drafted in the team for his debut ODI series at Sharjah as an wicketkeeper.at Sharjah as an wicketkeeper. Identify this former Rajasthan Royals cricketer.Identify this former Rajasthan Royals cricketer. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 13
  112. 112. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Justin LangerJustin Langer 13
  113. 113. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 This is the FIDE homepage of a former U-12 nationalThis is the FIDE homepage of a former U-12 national chess champion, who also represented India at thechess champion, who also represented India at the Asian Youth Championship and the World Youth ChessAsian Youth Championship and the World Youth Chess Championship during the 1990s.Championship during the 1990s. Who?Who? (bigger vis – next slide)(bigger vis – next slide) I ISRD-Somnath Productions 14
  114. 114. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 I ISRD-Somnath Productions 14
  115. 115. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Yuzvendra ChahalYuzvendra Chahal 14
  116. 116. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 His budding cricket career ended abruptly after heHis budding cricket career ended abruptly after he started his professional career. Once selected for thestarted his professional career. Once selected for the Madhya Pradesh Ranji trophy team, he laterMadhya Pradesh Ranji trophy team, he later concentrated on individual sports and won many laurelsconcentrated on individual sports and won many laurels for India. Presently, his son is continuing this tradition.for India. Presently, his son is continuing this tradition. Who is being talked about?Who is being talked about? (He is now having a great chance to don his cricket gear(He is now having a great chance to don his cricket gear annually, at least once, because of his present engagement)annually, at least once, because of his present engagement) I ISRD-Somnath Productions 15
  117. 117. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Rajyavardhan Singh RathoreRajyavardhan Singh Rathore 15
  118. 118. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 Considering the relationships, maintained in each of theConsidering the relationships, maintained in each of the following cases either totally or partially, try to guess thefollowing cases either totally or partially, try to guess the cricketer who is missing in this list.cricketer who is missing in this list. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 16
  119. 119. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Charlie GriffithCharlie Griffith (Cricketers named after former cricketers)(Cricketers named after former cricketers) 16
  120. 120. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 In 1979, he became the first and till date the onlyIn 1979, he became the first and till date the only Indian to score a century on debut vs Pakistan inIndian to score a century on debut vs Pakistan in U-19 tests.U-19 tests. But this centurion came into news for what cricketingBut this centurion came into news for what cricketing reason just 6 years after that?reason just 6 years after that? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 17
  121. 121. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Tilak RajTilak Raj (the bowler who was hit by 6 sixes in(the bowler who was hit by 6 sixes in an over by R. Shahstri)an over by R. Shahstri) 17
  122. 122. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 Against the visiting West Indian bowling line up,Against the visiting West Indian bowling line up, consisting Marshall & Holding, he made a braveconsisting Marshall & Holding, he made a brave century for South Zone. A regular member of thecentury for South Zone. A regular member of the Karnataka Ranji team, he is currently a wildlifer, aKarnataka Ranji team, he is currently a wildlifer, a conservationist, a wildlife photographer and a writer.conservationist, a wildlife photographer and a writer. Identify the writer of the bestseller ‘Matabele Dawn’Identify the writer of the bestseller ‘Matabele Dawn’ who hails from an erstwhile royal family.who hails from an erstwhile royal family. I ISRD-Somnath Productions 18
  123. 123. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Saad Bin JungSaad Bin Jung 18
  124. 124. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 This unusual feat in T20 cricket has happened only 5This unusual feat in T20 cricket has happened only 5 times. Four of them are – Ahmed Hayat, Chitangatimes. Four of them are – Ahmed Hayat, Chitanga Perera, Adrian Barath & Devon Thomas.Perera, Adrian Barath & Devon Thomas. Who is the lone Indian in this ‘in-famous five’ who gotWho is the lone Indian in this ‘in-famous five’ who got into this list in 2013? Precisely, what did he do?into this list in 2013? Precisely, what did he do? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 19
  125. 125. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Yusuf Pathan & Declared Out forYusuf Pathan & Declared Out for Obstructing the FieldObstructing the Field 19
  126. 126. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 X wasn’t in the first-eleven but got a chance to play asX wasn’t in the first-eleven but got a chance to play as one of the teammates pulled out on the evening beforeone of the teammates pulled out on the evening before the match vs Australia. X took a flight on the morningthe match vs Australia. X took a flight on the morning of the game and went straight to the ground.of the game and went straight to the ground. Though he didn’t bag any wickets in his first spell,Though he didn’t bag any wickets in his first spell, things started to change when he came back in histhings started to change when he came back in his second spell. He ended the game on a high, creatingsecond spell. He ended the game on a high, creating history along the way.history along the way. Though he went on to play only 8 ODIs, he isThough he went on to play only 8 ODIs, he is remembered for that feat.remembered for that feat. What feat is being referred to here?What feat is being referred to here? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 20
  127. 127. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Jalal Ud-Din claimed the firstJalal Ud-Din claimed the first ODI hattrickODI hattrick 20
  128. 128. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 Following a strange sequence, after three ducks in a rowFollowing a strange sequence, after three ducks in a row vs Sri Lanka late in 2007, he was ignored for more than avs Sri Lanka late in 2007, he was ignored for more than a year, then was recalled and made 104, 143 and 108 inyear, then was recalled and made 104, 143 and 108 in three successive Tests in 2009 against West Indies. Hethree successive Tests in 2009 against West Indies. He has played only seven Tests since, the last in 2012 andhas played only seven Tests since, the last in 2012 and interestingly, he has not scored a single half century yet.interestingly, he has not scored a single half century yet. Who is this former KXIP and Sunrisers HyderabadWho is this former KXIP and Sunrisers Hyderabad player, currently captaining his county limited oversplayer, currently captaining his county limited overs team?team? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 7
  129. 129. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Ravi BoparaRavi Bopara 7
  130. 130. Q. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0 Considering only the first class career of this fastConsidering only the first class career of this fast bowler, how this beautiful lady is uniquely associatedbowler, how this beautiful lady is uniquely associated with his achievements?with his achievements? I ISRD-Somnath Productions 13
  131. 131. India’s victory over Pakistan inIndia’s victory over Pakistan in cricket World Cupscricket World Cups Q. Set by SomnathQ. Set by SomnathReverse Swing 2.0Reverse Swing 2.0 SRD-Somnath ProductionsSRD-Somnath ProductionsI I Took Pfeiffer against all theTook Pfeiffer against all the 18 County teams18 County teams 13

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