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Cricket quiz 2017 - COU

  1. 1. QM : Santonab Chakraborty Shamsuddin Haider Shiladitya Roy (The greatest jugaroo)
  2. 2. Cutoff : 9 maybe Highest : 20 marks followed by 19.5
  3. 3.  30 Questions Preliminary  26 Dry and 4 Humourous graphs  30 points  2,5,7,15,22,26 are starred  Don’t be evil ;) (Lord is watching you)  For today, Quiz Masters are always correct. Thanks!
  4. 4.  X is credited with coining the phrase Y , though it appeared in the Australian media the year before he first used it on England’s 1990 tour of the West Indies.  Y is also the name of a book on Afghanistan cricket .  X wrote a book named Z ,which is a wordplay on Y . The subtitle, ‘My Life beyond Cricket’, is misleading. Three-quarters of the book is about cricket, and the remainder is a harrowing account of his successful fight against cancer with heart-warming tributes to his long-suffering wife.
  5. 5.  Tom Gueterbock approached the wisden.com website to help publicise the sale of his £495,000 home in Battersea, south London, which he thought might particularly appeal to Indian cricket fans.
  6. 6.  XY is a term used in various sports like ice hockey, football .  Etymology of this term in football is quite debatable . According to Alex Leith's book Over the Moon, Brian -The Language of Football, " X refers to the testicles of the player through whose legs the ball has been passed and X is just a development from this “  Clue : A player of many sports and many country
  7. 7.  Wisden asked the jury of 100 people to cast vote for 5 players of the century(Total 5 hundred votes) .Bradman got 100 votes .Each and everyone voted for Bradman.  X voted forY. X wrote about voting in favor ofY ,"This has to be embarrassing for me, But there's a job to be done. I will cite the bare facts."And also a dozen of people voted in favor ofY .
  8. 8. This is an exhaustive List of Dates according to ESPN Cricinfo  April, 2006  July, 2010  May ,2011  December ,2014  February ,2017
  9. 9.  In 1933-1934 MCC’s tour of India , MCC was captained by Douglas Jardine .Team included the likes of HeadleyVerity ,Stan Nichols.The team had 16 members .  A book owned by Laxmi Merchant, sister of legendaryVijay Mechant, had an extra name on the list .To their list of numbered signatures was now included, 17. X ?
  10. 10.  X is aYorkshire town .X club was originally formed at 1849 at a meeting in Queen Hotel.The likes of Brian Close, David Hunter, George Hirst played for this Club .  Since 1876 ,there have been a cricket Festival named X cricket Festival .In 1923 west Indies team played against a virtual English side in X cricket Festival .The likes of Bradman,W G Grace played in the Festival . Bradman participated in 3 of them .He scored 153 in final innings and was made lifetime member ofYorkshire .  Apart from cricket ,X may ring bells of many non- cricket lovers .
  11. 11.  X launched his own wine collection . Each one is named with a number which are related with his cricket career.  Four numbers - 11,81,54,400  No 81- his highest score for the team,which is part of a world record . ,  No 54- he played 54 innings from debut without Scoring a duck .(Pic in next slide) 
  12. 12.  Who is the First wicketkeeper to take catch in the first ball he kept wicket (InTest) ?
  13. 13. "He looked as though someone had just nicked his lunch", "If it had been a cheese roll, it would never have got past him"
  14. 14.  X is a great cricket fan .X was seen watching Ashes 1972 ,in oval. X was so interested in cricket he decided to buy audio rights of Sharjah trophy involving india,England, Pakistan, West Indies.  X set up a company called _______ Internetworks for the purpose.TheWebcast involves a tie-in with the sports marketing company WorldTel and with CricInfo. Name this cricket lover .  X even tweeted about this years IPL final. “I don't think Mumbai have scored enough runs in the #IPLFINAL to win this, but you never know?"
  15. 15.  X andY made debut in the same match .Y scored some 5 runs more than X in that match with the strike rate of 250 . X andY played for same IPL team.  X once said toY ,"You have bowled so many overs in domestic cricket with so much dedication, when no one is watching. Don't worry, cricket won't let you down now.”
  16. 16.  The mayor of the city Pudsey sent many telegrams. Nation huddled round its wireless sets heard this "...... Oh beautiful stroke, there's the record!That was the most lovely stroke, a late cut off Fleetwood-Smith's leg-break which absolutely flashed to the boundary for four runs to give...."  Bell at Church of Pudsey rang for half an hour by Eight ringers for ____ times to commemorate the record .
  17. 17.  Australia won the toss and batted first. Australia were 383 for eight andWest Indies were looking good to wrap up the innings around the 400-run mark. However, Merv Hughes put up provided unexpected defiance . Coming in at No 10, he scored an unbeaten 72 and added 114 runs for the ninth wicket with Dean Jones .  The match ended in a draw .  X looked in the eye of Y and said "You couldn't even get Merv Hughes out.You'd have no chance against me, mate!"
  18. 18.  DefendingChampion Sunrisers Hyderabad started with a 200+ total in their first match at 2017 IPL against RCB .Yuvraj singh’s blazing knock and Rashid khan’s bowling on IPL debut ensured a victory for the orange army .  Indian Express came up with a interestingArticle with an interesting title . “IPL 2017 first day, Yuvraj Singh show: “__ __________ ________ “ (Blanks are indicative)
  19. 19.  Gubby Allen, Rajinder Singh Ghai, Nikhil Chopra, Iqbal Sikander were some of the international players to play for Hollywood Cricket club (HCC).  But controversy visited Hollywood when they signed X and fielded him in two matches at the end of the 2001 season, who was facing a ban from all form of cricket by his home board at the time. Both HCC's decision to play him and their subsequent fine for doing so, had drawn fire from the opposing sides of the press. X ?
  20. 20.  X is a former captain of the Bengal team and X scored 3208 runs from 57 matches in his career spanning 14 years. His highest score was 205*.After retirement X was appointed coach of the Bengal team in 1989-90 when he guided them to their second RanjiTrophy triumph.  "I still remember the day when I was in shorts, playing the U-19s and I met X at Mohun Bagan club and he was the coach," said CAB President Sourav Ganguly, who made his domestic debut under X's coaching. On 8th August this year, CAB honored him with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Id X
  21. 21. X Y
  22. 22. Z
  23. 23.  Cricket is Dead,Long live cricket- is written there
  24. 24.  In 1949, Lala Amarnath fell out with the then Board President. In a meeting of the Board, Board President charged Amarnath with serious breach of discipline, suspending him from playing any representative cricket for India or for any province in India.  There were 23 charges against Amarnath among which the final one was about his illegal acceptance of a purse of Rs 5,000 from the Calcuttans in return for promise to include X in the final twoTests against theWest Indies.The allegation was denied by Amarnath stating that he accepted the money as a part of AmarnathTestimonial Fund.
  25. 25.  X played 103Tests and 283 ODIs for his team .ShaneWarne used to call him rat .According to him, he calls X rat because he looks like a rat .  He was called solemn alec by one commentator.
  26. 26.  Mana Sarabhai is the daughter of industrialist Gautam Sarabhai and niece of Vikram Sarabhai who needs no introduction.  During the 1976-77 tour of India, X first met her in Ahmedabad and the bond has remained strong since.  X spends the Christmas every year in Ahmedabad. X says ,"If she can spend 11 months of the year with me , I can spend a month in Ahmedabad" .  X bought many CDs and listened to Gujarati programs to learn the language before finally giving up.
  27. 27.  ICC who unveiled a raft of technological innovations to be showcased at the ICC CT17, stuck the speed gun on X and showed him clocking 24kmph (around 15mph) while X did one of the instance of hisY. Cricket world is witnessing X'sY since 2011.While an attempt of Y earlier this year, X did a certain thing as a tribute to Z whom X used to follow and admire.
  28. 28.  4 Graphs, which are neither correct nor accurate .Basically they are humorous take on something.  Just FITB the Blanks, Blanks must be filled with exact word .  Hints are there in the visuals.  QM will provide more hint if needed.  All four are taken from ‘LOL-WORLD’ website, so thanks to them.
  29. 29. 1 2
  30. 30. Only 2 minutes to wrap up....
  31. 31. Time submit your papers....
  32. 32.  X is credited with coining the phrase Y, though it appeared in the Australian media the year before he first used it on England’s 1990 tour of the West Indies  Y is also the name of a book on Afghanistan cricket .  X wrote a book named Z ,which is a wordplay on Y . The subtitle, ‘My Life beyond Cricket’, is misleading. Three-quarters of the book is about cricket, and the remainder is a harrowing account of his successful fight against cancer with heart-warming tributes to his long-suffering wife.
  33. 33.  Tom Gueterbock approached the wisden.com website to help publicise the sale of his £495,000 home in Battersea, south London, which he thought might particularly appeal to Indian cricket fans.
  34. 34.  XY is a term used in various sports like ice hockey, football .  Etymology of this term in football is quite debatable . According to Alex Leith's book Over the Moon, Brian -The Language of Football, " X refers to the testicles of the player through whose legs the ball has been passed and X is just a development from this “  Clue : A player of many sports and many country
  35. 35.  Wisden asked the jury of 100 people to cast vote for 5 players of the century (Total 5 hundred votes) .Bradman got 100 votes .Each and everyone voted for Bradman.  X voted forY. X wrote about voting in favor ofY ,"This has to be embarrassing for me, But there's a job to be done. I will cite the bare facts."And also a dozen of people voted in favor ofY .
  36. 36. This is an exhaustive list of dates according to ESPN Cricinfo  April, 2006  July, 2010  May ,2011  December ,2014  February ,2017
  37. 37.  In 1933-1934 MCC’s tour of India , MCC was captained by Douglas Jardine .Team included the likes of HeadleyVerity , Stan Nichols.The team had 16 members .  A book owned by Laxmi Merchant, sister of legendaryVijay Mechant, had an extra name on the list .To their list of numbered signatures was now included, 17. X ?
  38. 38.  X is aYorkshire town. X club was originally formed at 1849 at a meeting in Queen Hotel.The likes of Brian Close, David Hunter, George Hirst played for this Club .  Since 1876 ,there have been a cricket Festival named X cricket Festival .In 1923 West Indies team played against a virtual English side in X cricket Festival .The likes of Bradman,W G Grace played in the Festival . Bradman participated in 3 of them .He scored 153 in final innings and was made lifetime member ofYorkshire .  Apart from cricket ,X may ring bells of many non- cricket lovers .
  39. 39.  X launched his own wine collection . Each one is named with a number which are related with his cricket career.  Four numbers - 11,81,54,400  No 81- his highest score for the team , which is part of a world record .  No 54- he played 54 innings from debut without Scoring a duck .(Pic in next slide)
  40. 40.  Who is the First wicketkeeper to take catch in the first ball he kept wicket (In test)?
  41. 41. "He looked as though someone had just nicked his lunch", "If it had been a cheese roll, it would never have got past him."
  42. 42.  X is a great cricket fan . X was seen watching Ashes 1972 ,in Oval. X was so interested in cricket he decided to buy audio rights of Sharjah trophy involving india, England, Pakistan, West Indies.  X set up a company called _______ Internetworks for the purpose.TheWebcast involves a tie-in with the sports marketing company WorldTel and with CricInfo. Name this cricket lover .  X even tweeted about this years IPL final. “I don't think Mumbai have scored enough runs in the #IPLFINAL to win this, but you never know?"
  43. 43.  X andY made debut in the same match .Y scored some 5 runs more than X in that match with the strike rate of 250. X andY played for same IPL team.  X once said toY ,"You have bowled so many overs in domestic cricket with so much dedication, when no one is watching. Don't worry, cricket won't let you down now.”
  44. 44.  The mayor of the city Pudsey sent many telegrams. Nation huddled round its wireless sets heard this "...... Oh beautiful stroke, there's the record!That was the most lovely stroke, a late cut off Fleetwood-Smith's leg-break which absolutely flashed to the boundary for four runs to give...."  Bell at Church of Pudsey rang for half an hour by eight ringers for ____ times to commemorate the record .
  45. 45.  Australia won the toss and batted first. Australia were 383 for eight andWest Indies were looking good to wrap up the innings around the 400-run mark. However, Merv Hughes put up provided unexpected defiance . Coming in at No 10, he scored and unbeaten 72 and added 114 runs for the ninth wicket with Dean Jones .  The match ended in draw .  X looked in the eye of Y and said "You couldn't even get Merv Hughes out.You'd have no chance against me, mate!"
  46. 46.  DefendingChampion Sunrisers Hyderabad started with a 200+ total in their first match at 2017 IPL against RCB .Yuvraj Singh’s blazing knock and Rashid Khan’s bowling on IPL debut ensured a victory for the orange army .  Indian Express came up with a interestingArticle with an interesting title . “IPL 2017 first day, Yuvraj Singh show: “__ __________ ________ “ (Blanks are indicative)
  47. 47.  Gubby Allen, Rajinder Singh Ghai, Nikhil Chopra, Iqbal Sikander were some of the international players to play for Hollywood Cricket club (HCC).  But controversy visited Hollywood when they signed X and fielded him in two matches at the end of the 2001 season, who was facing a ban from all form of cricket by his home board at the time. Both HCC's decision to play him and their subsequent fine for doing so, had drawn fire from the opposing sides of the press. X ?
  48. 48.  X is a former captain of the Bengal team and X scored 3208 runs from 57 matches in his career spanning 14 years. His highest score was 205*.After retirement X was appointed coach of the Bengal team in 1989-90 when he guided them to their second RanjiTrophy triumph.  "I still remember the day when I was in shorts, playing the U-19s and I met X at Mohun Bagan club and he was the coach," said CAB President Sourav Ganguly, who made his domestic debut under X's coaching. On 8th August this year, CAB honored him with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Id X
  49. 49. X Y
  50. 50. Z
  51. 51.
  52. 52.  Cricket is Dead,Long live cricket- is written there
  53. 53.  In 1949, Lala Amarnath fell out with the then Board President. In a meeting of the Board, Board President charged Amarnath with serious breach of discipline, suspending him from playing any representative cricket for India or for any province in India.  There were 23 charges against Amarnath among which the final one was about his illegal acceptance of a purse of Rs 5,000 from the Calcuttans in return for promise to include X in the final twoTests against theWest Indies.The allegation was denied by Amarnath stating that he accepted the money as a part of AmarnathTestimonial Fund.
  54. 54.  X played 103Tests 283 ODIs for his team .Shane Warne used to call him rat .According to him, he calls X rat because he looks like a rat .  He was called solemn alec by one commentator.
  55. 55.  Mana Sarabhai is the daughter of industrialist Gautam Sarabhai and niece ofVikram Sarabhai who needs no introduction.  During the 1976-77 tour of India, X first met her in Ahmedabad and the bond has remained strong since.  X spends the Christmas every year in Ahmedabad. X says ,"If she can spend 11 months of the year with me , I can spend a month in Ahmedabad" .  X bought many CDs and listened to Gujarati programs to learn the language before finally giving up.
  56. 56.  ICC who unveiled a raft of technological innovations to be showcased at the ICC CT17, stuck the speed gun on X and showed him clocking 24kmph (around 15mph) while X did one of the instance of hisY. Cricket world is witnessing X'sY since 2011.While an attempt ofY earlier this year, X did a certain thing as a tribute to Z whom X used to follow and admire.
  57. 57. 1 2
  58. 58. Thanks Folks

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