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Cricket and Football Quiz(Finals)

Cricket and Football Quiz(Finals)Quizmaster: Supranta Sarma Boruah and Pratik Rath

The roundsINFINITE POUNCE-ILIST IT-ILVCACROSTICINFINITE POUNCE-IIDIFFERENTIAL SCORINGLIST IT-IIMAHACONNECTLIST IT-III

INFINITE POUNCE-IClockwise8 Questions.+15/-10 on the pounce.+10/0 on bounce.

1.He was famously the mentor of Roy Hodgson during their times in Sweden. He recommended Hodgson, his former schoolmate to his first managerial job with Halmstads BK.The finest moment of his managerial career came in 1979 when he led the Swedish top flight side Malm FF to a runners up place in the European Cup.Who/What was his last managerial assignment?

AnswerBob Houghton, the former Indian national team manager.

On April 30, 1983 , X scored an impact hundred along with his opening partner. The scorecard read retired not out which is unique in Test cricket. Winston Davis made his debut in that match and said X was a very quiet man. It was a difficult time for him but he didnt quite bring it up. Anshuman Gaekwad remembered Xs anguish in that Antigua Test of 1983. It was a tremendous act of courage. X didnt show any emotion, but you could see in his eyes that he was struggling. And despite that, he scored a hundred. Identify X. Why was he retired not out?2.

AnswerGordon Greenidge left the next day as his daughter was critical

3.Real Sociedad vs. Athletico Bilbao is generally a fiercely fought derby match termed as the ________ derby. However in a 1976, Real Sociedad player Josean de la Hoz Urangaconvinced the both the sets of players to do something. As they walked into the pitch, the crowd became euphoric. They broke down into tears and started to hug their rivals. What was this gesture?

AnswerIt was just a few months after Francos death and Spain was still under fascist regime. The Real Sociedad and Athletico Bilbao captain came onto the field jointly holding the Basque flag which was still banned under law.And the derby is called the Basque Derby.

4.Special laws were enacted after a pre-1910 match between Hampshire and Kent owing to a certain controversy as this situation was particularly unique. It gave rise to a certain challenge which only four batsmen, Arthur Watson, Learie Constantine, Jim Smith and Carl Hooper managed and no one can possibly do it anymore owing to happenings in the last 10 years. Kent tried maintaining its heritage, however it was deemed hazardous to players. What?

AnswerCanterbury St.Lawrence Lime

5.IDXs transfer broke the British transfer record twice in two consecutive transfer windows, first when he went from a club A to Italian club Torino and then from there to As cross city rivals B. He still holds the record for being the top scorer in a single season for B. In his later career, he again played for A and in his dramatic final competitive match for A, he scored a backheeled goal against B. B was relegated following that match.Y, a Dutch professional footballer, was named after X. But unlike X he played for Bs title rivals of the time C. He was known for his Aerophobia, the fear of flying which gave him the nickname, The non-Flying Dutchman.

AnswerX- Denis LawY-Dennis BergkampA-Manchester CityB-Manchester UnitedC-Arsenal

6.What is unique about the following matches?

AnswerMan of the match awards given for non-batting/bowling reasons

7.Whose Bass Guitar? The owner of the guitar is known to be an ardent West Ham United supporter and himself was a youth team member of the West Ham Academy.

AnswerSteve Harris, the bassist of Iron Maiden. He in his childhood wanted to be a footballer and was called for training with the academy of West Ham United.

8.In a ODI match in 2000, Steve Waugh came to the dressing room to announce the team lineup. The Lineup consisted of Xs brother followed by Ian Harvey followed by X himself. Before Steve Waugh could say Xs name, someone shouted out Y due to the sequence of the names. Thus Y stuck as a nickname for X. Give me X and Y

AnswerX-Brett LeeY-OswaldThe lineup was Lee, Harvey and then thus was Oswald

List it-INumber of entries in the lists will not be given out.+5 for each correct identification.-3 for each incorrect identification.

1.List the host countries that has gone on to win the World Cup

AnswerUruguay(1930)Italy(1934)England(1966)West Germany(1974)Argentina(1978)France(1998)

LVC-1

AnswerOpened bowling and batting in ODIs

Acrostic8 questions in the round.Answers of each questions starts with the letters WORLDCUP.+10/-5 on pounce+20 bonus, if you get all answers correct.

WORLD CUPShown on the next slide is the picture of the 1988 Euro winning Netherlands squad. The member circled in red has played for Fortuna Vlaardingen, FC Vlaardingen,Fortuna Sittard, andFC Groningen in his professional career which lasted till 1990. After that he became a football manager, who worked for clubs likeNEC Nijmegen,RBC RoosendaalandMVV Maastricht.Identify him.

Enlarged picture on the next slide.

AnswerWim Koevermans, the current Indian national team coach

WORLD CUPIdentify the player.

Credits: Aniket Mishra

AnswerOleg Salenko

WORLD CUPX is the only captain to have lost two World Cup finals. With his club, whose current Chief Executive Officer he is, he won the European Cup of Champions in 1975 and 1976 . In 1975 he did not take part in the final of the competition, whilst in the year thereafter a glass of brandy sufficiently prepared the nervous X to contribute to the defeat of AS Saint-Etienne. In April 1983, the British pop duo Alan & Denise recorded a tribute song about his "sexy knees" in the song X, what a man". The record reached number 43 in German charts. Identify X.

AnswerKarl-Heinz Rummenigge

WORLD CUPThe man in question is synonymous with longetivity. He has the 2nd most number of international caps as an outfield player, most caps in the World Cup, has played 5 World Cups(most for an outfield player).Maradona described him as his best rivals, and why not. In the 1986 World Cup final, in the first half, he marked Maradona in which he could do nothing. Once Germany fell behind, he was relived of his marking duties and he exposed the Argentine defense and quickly pulled one back. He heroics were however not enough to win them the cup which they finally lost 3-2. He would later go on to captain his national team and list the World Cup and the European Cup.

AnswerLothar Matheus

WORLD CUPHe has a knack of scoring spectacular long ranged goals. One of his goals in the UEFA Champions League 2010-11 was shortlisted for the Puskas Prize, which is given to the best goals of the year. The opposition goalkeeper made a headed clearance which landed on him near the half line. He volleyed it first time to score that spectacular goal.Another trivia that the quizzers love is that he is the only player to have represented three different countries in the World Cup.

AnswerDejan Stankovic

WORLD CUPX has the record of scoring the most number of international goals as a goalkeeper. He was especially known for his skill as a free-kick specialist and a penalty taker. Once during a qualifier against Brazil he missed a free kick, to which the Brazilian coach Scholari responded by yelling to his forwards:"Shoot! Shoot! X has 400 kilos of fat."

AnswerJose Luis Chilavert

WORLD CUPShown in the picture is a member of the triple European Cup winning team from 1973-76. Also on his CV, are a World Cup, A European Cup winners and a runners up medal as a member of the all conquering West Germany team. Recently, he was in the news for the wrong reason. Who and why?

AnswerUli Hoeness, the president of Bayern Munich, who had to step down because of a tax-evasion case.

WORLD CUPX is best known for his heroic deed on 27th March, 1966. A year after his heroics, he died due to accidental strangulation. He starred withEric SykesandJune Whitfieldin the 1966 filmThe Spy With the Cold Nose. An entirely fictional version of his story was told in a 2006ITV drama written byMichael Chaplin, calledX: The _________ Who Won The World Cup.

AnswerPickles

INFINITE POUNCE-IIAnticlockwise.8 Questions.+15/-10 on the pounce.+10/0 on bounce.

1.What unique distinction is held by the following players:Gary LinekarJohn CharlesStanley MathewsDixie DeanBobby CharltonOf the recent players, somewhat similar distinction is held by Raul, Emilio Butragueno and Ryan Giggs(if you ignore his international career)

AnswerNEVER BOOKED IN THEIR ENTIRE CAREER. Although it is debatable as to whether Gary Linekar has actually received a yellow card while playing in the Japanese league. Also Sir Bobby Charlton was booked in an unofficial match.Raul and Butragueno were never sent off in their career. Ryan Giggs has never been sent off in a Manchester United shirt. He however was once sent off for Wales.

2.What is special about the following match?

AnswerThe only match where the famous spin quartet have all played together

3.Whose logo is shown here?

AnswerMohammedan Sporting Club

4.In 1622, several parishioners of Boxgrove, near Chichester in West Sussex, were prosecuted for playing cricket in a churchyard on Sunday 5 May. There were three reasons for the prosecution: one of which was that fielding near batsmen was extremely hazardous in those days. Jasper Vinall and Henry Brand were some who lost their lives this way. What rule change was instigated by these, Kurt Wilkinson when playing for Barbados against Rest of Leeward Islands in the 2002-03 Red Stripe Bowl being the most famous incident.

AnswerHitting the ball twice

5.This has occurred a few times in the English League: Liverpool in 1905-05; Everton in 1931-32; Tottenham in 1950-51 and Ipswich town in 1961-62; and another instance discussed in the next slide.Among the big leagues of Europe, the most recent occurrence of this was in 1997-98 by Kaiserslautern who did it under the manager Otto Rehhagel.In the English league, this was most notably achieved by X under Y in 1977-78, who after achieving this said, I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business but I was in the top one..

AnswerWinning the league right after promotion.

6.What is blanked out?

AnswerLillee caught Willey bowled Dillee

X was considered a key player and a motivator in the Karlsruher squad which reached the semi finals in the 199394 UEFA Cup. During the round of sixteen the team accomplished a 70 rout of Valencia at its home field after losing the first match 13 at the Mestalla Stadium. The game was nicknamed the "Miracle at Wildparkstadion" by the German media. 8 years later, he was named Man of the Match when he was part of the squad which played the 2001 Champions League title against Valencia. However, another event in the same match earned him a UEFA Fair Play award. What event?7.

AnswerOliver Kahn consoling Canizares after he learnt his mother had died

8.Identify the bowler and the striker.

AnswerManinder SinghGreg Matthews

Acrostic8 questions in the round.Answers of each questions starts with the letters WORLDCUP.+10/-5 on pounce+20 bonus, if you get all answers correct.

WORLD CUPGlenn TurnerVivian RichardsKapil DevVivian RichardsRameez RajaGary KirstenSourav GangulyXImran NazirVirender Sehwag

AnswerX-Craig Wishart

WORLD CUPAustralian Cricket has been frequently active in spreading awareness about cancer using the colour pink as a symbol. Jane McGrath day has been commemorated with popular bandanas, polo shirts, caps, hats, ties, flags and even pinks wigs. However, another event of spreading awareness was associated with another player on a day when his sublime performance gave his team their most memorable victory. Who?

AnswerKevin OBrien

WORLD CUPHe described the range of shots he played as "the straight drive, the forward defensive and 27 variations on the leave. Who giving us one of the funniest moments of Test cricket?

AnswerMark Richardson

X was a left-arm fast-medium bowler, who predominantly swung the ball into the right-handed batsmen, to try to outwit them. X recorded the best Test bowling figures for an English debutant (7-46) a record that stood until Dominic Cork beat it by three runs on his debut against the West Indies in 1995. X finished the match with bowling figures of 10-70, another English debutant's record. In this match, X, and his bowling partner Bob Willis, both found themselves suffering from sweat falling into their eyes in the hot and humid conditions. It was the physiotherapists suggestion to them which led to something we remember X for. Identify X. What are we talking about?WORLD CUP

AnswerJohn LeverVaseline Incident

WORLD CUPX was considered along with Wasim Akram as one of the two greatest left arm fast bowlers in history, and bowled with great control, conceding less than two runs per over. X was known for his anticipation in close catching positions and his accurate and strong throwing arm from the outfield. His ability to take improbable close range catches saw him earn the nickname "The Claw. He is the only one apart from Imran Khan and Ian Botham to have taken 10 wickets and made a century in the same Test. Identify.

AnswerX-Alan Davidson

Identify the umpire

WORLD CUP

AnswerTony Crafter

A recent version of the Chappells, these three brothers have played both ODIs and Test matches. Of them, the youngest one tasted early success and was hailed by the experts. However, this was briefly tarnished by a controversy where he feigned an injury to protest the dropping of his older brother. He was later fined 2-3 million rupees. Who is this youngest brother?WORLD CUP

AnswerUmar Akmal

WORLD CUPVivian Richards achieved this feat in a match against New Zealand at Dunedin where he dominated the game and his team won comfortably by 95 runs. He remained the only player to have done this until X had an unusually majestic day on 21 June 2005 playing against Bangladesh at Trent Bridge. In their rationale, Wisden describes X as having become the embodiment of "the sort of cricketer who not only made the most of his ability but was also determined to keep getting better. Identify X. What feat?

AnswerX-Paul Collingwood5 wickets and century in an ODI

List it-IINumber of entries in the lists will not be given out.+5 for each correct identification.-3 for each incorrect identification.

2.List the managers who have won the Champions League with two different teams

AnswerJose Mourinho(Monaco and Inter Milan)Ernst Happel(Feyenoord and Hamburg)Ottmar Hitzfeld(Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich)Jupp Heynckes(Real Madrid and Bayern Munich)

Maha ConnectThe answers of all the questions in the round forms an ordered exhaustive list.Answers of individual questions carry:+5/0Points for identifying the connect: shown on each slide.Total points on offer:70

1.(+35/-20)Helenio Herrera was at his peak of playing negative tactics and mind games, when before the 1967 European Cup final he went to Scotland to watch Celtic play. He then offered their manager X a lift back to Italy in his private plane. Upon his arrival at the airport, Herrera quickly backtracked on his promised saying he was too fat to fit into the plane. He had fortunately not cancelled his previous arrangements of going to Italy. He took his revenge when he instructed one of his coaches to sit behind the Internazionale bench during the European Cup final and abuse Herrera throughout the game. Eventually, it was Celtic that won the European Cup that year. Identify X

2.(+30/-15)He succeeded Rinus Michels, the father of Total football as the manager of Ajax, after Michels moved to Barcelona in 1971. When he arrived, he was so pessimistic about his chances of succeeding that he had already booked a return ticket to Bucharest, from where he was hired. Eventually he surpassed Rinus in his achievements and led Ajax to a hat trick of European Cup, becoming the first club since Real Madrid to do so.Opinions however differ on how good a manager he was as many think that the success he had was largely because of the winning team that he inherited. Johan Cruyff however defended him and said, The results show that X was not wrong. Our team was ready to take part in making decisions.

3.(+25/-15)Although his playing career was not so distinguished, he went on to become a great manager. Best known for leading minnows in World Cup to high finishes. He led South Korea to 4th place finish in 2002 and Russia to a semi final finish in the 2008 Euro. Besides he has helped struggling teams to a great finish over the course of his career. He was promoted from the post of assistant manager to fill in for the manager of PSV Eindhoven when they were trailing Ajax by 3 points with 10 matches to go. Eventually they won the league by 6 points. In the 2008-09 season he was hired by Chelsea as an interim manager. In his tenure, he lost only one match and went out to Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League on away goals and some dubious refereeing decisions.

4.(+20/-10)Id this ill tempered striker who played for the Rangers in the 1969 Scottish Cup final and later threw away the losers medal because he was to blame for one of the goals.

5.(+15/-5)When Johan Cruyff was the manager of Barcelona, he once turned up in the reserve team training session where he spotted a player playing on the right wing. In the second half, without consulting the second team coach, Cruyff moved him to the middle of the park. He transitioned without any problem. 2 years later, he was the central midfielder of the Barcelona FC team that won the European Cup. Identify this player whom Alex Ferguson tried to sign for Manchester United in 2000.

6.(+10/-5)He didnt have a great playing career as he lacked the requisite pace and power to become a professional and chose to focus on becoming a football coach instead. He started his journey by becoming the interpreter for Bobby Robson at Sporting Lisbon and then at Porto FC. When Robson moved to Barcelona, he became the assistant manager with him.Some of the records he holds as the manager:He has won at least one trophy in each of the seasons he has managed from 2002-03 season until last season.He has been beaten just once in his last 189 home matches.He has won the title in each of the four countries where he was the manager.

7.(+5/0)He was part of the famous Borrusia Monchengladbach side which showed much promise in the 1970s winning the Bundesliga thrice in the row from 1975 to 1978. Also reaching the European Cup final in 1977. He was a prolific striker and now ranks third in the list of all time highest goal scorer in Bundesliga with 220 goals and a goals to games ratio of 0.60.Id him.

Maha connectAnswers

1.(+35/-20)Helenio Herrera was at his peak of playing negative tactics and mind games, when before the 1967 European Cup final he went to Scotland to watch Celtic play. He then offered their manager X a lift back to Italy in his private plane. Upon his arrival at the airport, Herrera quickly backtracked on his promised saying he was too fat to fit into the plane. He had fortunately not cancelled his previous arrangements of going to Italy. He took his revenge when he instructed one of his coaches to sit behind the Internazionale bench during the European Cup final and abuse Herrera throughout the game. Eventually, it was Celtic that won the European Cup that year. Identify X

AnswerJock Stein

2.(+30/-15)He succeeded Rinus Michels, the father of Total football as the manager of Ajax, after Michels moved to Barcelona in 1971. When he arrived, he was so pessimistic about his chances of succeeding that he had already booked a return ticket to Bucharest, from where he was hired. Eventually he surpassed Rinus in his achievements and led Ajax to a hat trick of European Cup, becoming the first club since Real Madrid to do so.Opinions however differ on how good a manager he was as many think that the success he had was largely because of the winning team that he inherited. Johan Cruyff however defended him and said, The results show that X was not wrong. Our team was ready to take part in making decisions.

AnswerStefan Kovacs

3.(+25/-15)Although his playing career was not so distinguished, he went on to become a great manager. Best known for leading minnows in World Cup to high finishes. He led South Korea to 4th place finish in 2002 and Russia to a semi final finish in the 2008 Euro. Besides he has helped struggling teams to a great finish over the course of his career. He was promoted from the post of assistant manager to fill in for the manager of PSV Eindhoven when they were trailing Ajax by 3 points with 10 matches to go. Eventually they won the league by 6 points. In the 2008-09 season he was hired by Chelsea as an interim manager. In his tenure, he lost only one match and went out to Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League on away goals and some dubious refereeing decisions.

AnswerGuss Hiddink

4.(+20/-10)Id this ill tempered striker who played for the Rangers in the 1969 Scottish Cup final and later threw away the losers medal because he was to blame for on of the goals.

AnswerAlex Ferguson

5.(+15/-5)When Johan Cruyff was the manger of Barcelona, he once turned up in the reserve team training session where he spotted a player playing on the right wing. In the second half, without consulting the second team coach, Cruyff moved him to the middle of the park. He transitioned without any problem. 2 years later, he was the central midfielder of the Barcelona FC team that won the European Cup. Identify this player whom Alex Ferguson tried to sign for Manchester United in 2000.

AnswerJosep Guardiola

6.(+10/-5)He didnt have a great playing career as he lacked the requisite pace and power to become a professional and chose to focus on becoming a football coach instead. He started his journey by becoming the interpreter for Bobby Robson at Sporting Lisbon and then at Porto FC. When Robson moved to Barcelona, he became the assistant manager with him.Some of the records he holds as the manager:He has won at least one trophy in each of the seasons he has managed from 2002-03 seasonHe has been beaten just once in his last 189 home matches.He has won the title in each of the four countries where he was the manager.

AnswerJose Mourinho

7.(+5/0)He was part of the famous Borrusia Monchengladbach side which showed much promise in the 1970s winning the Bundesliga thrice in the row from 1975 to 1978. Also reaching the European Cup final in 1977. He was a prolific striker and now ranks third in the list of all time highest goal scorer in Bundesliga with 220 goals and a goals to games ratio of 0.60.Id him.

AnswerJupp Heynckes

ConnectThe European Treble winning managers:Jock Stein (Celtic, 1967)Stefan Kovacs (Ajax, 1972)Guus Hiddink (PSV Eindhoven, 1987)Alex Ferguson (Manchester United, 1999)Josep Guardiola (Barcelona, 2009)Jose Mourinho (Inter Milan, 2010)Jupp Heynckes (Bayern Munich, 2013)

List it-3Number of entries in the lists will not be given out.+5 for each correct identification.-3 for each incorrect identification.

List all the bowlers who have taken six wickets or more in a world cup match.

AnswerGlenn McGrathAndy BichelWinston DavisGary GilmourAshish NehraShane BondChaminda VaasKemar RoachLasith MalingaKen MacLeay