KQA Cricket Quiz 2018 - Finals

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  1. 1. Well Of Course Edition 8 ANNUAL KQA CRICKET QUIZ SOHAN MAHESHWAR MANISH ACHUTH
  2. 2. Rounds Written Round 1 Clockwise (18 questions) Written Round 2 Anti-clockwise (18 questions)
  3. 3. Written Round 1 7 questions connected by a theme No points for getting the theme, but it will help you with the answers for the questions +10 for getting each question +10 bonus for everything
  4. 4. 1 He represented Baroda from 1999 to 2008 picking up 74 wickets in FC games at an average of 28.25. A foot injury stopped him from continuing to play at the FC level. Post retirement he coached various age group teams of Baroda and was one of the people responsible for the rise of the Pandya brothers. Identify him.
  5. 5. 2 He played 59 FC games taking 150 wickets, but peaked in the 2 seasons 84-85 and 85-86 taking nearly 50 wickets at an average of 24. His performance against the visiting Australians for India U-25 earned him an opportunity with the senior team. On his debut he bowled only 4 overs, but in his next game he picked Dean Jones, his only international wicket. He married a UK citizen and shifted base, and was back in news when he was part of an MCC team that took on Japan in 2014-15. Who?
  6. 6. 3 He became one of the many Pakistani cricketers who would populate the north Staffordshire league cricket scene in England in 2010. This after a long FC career which even included 2 test matches. He made his test debut in the same game as Saqlain Mushtaq. His stellar performances in the league gave him the nickname Jazzy. Who?
  7. 7. 4 He was part of both rebel tours by Australia to South Africa. He was the top scorer in the tests in 1986 and scored a total of 3 hundreds. In one of the tour games against Free State, he became one of the first international victims of Alan Donald. Before going on the rebel tour, he had a miserable time opening for Australia against West Indies. He came back into public conscience when he expressed an interest to become the selector of Australian cricket team in the mid 2000s a job he did not get. Who?
  8. 8. 5 Probably one of the most successful Double Internationals ever played 23 tests for England and was even part of the 1950 FIFA World Cup squad for England. His most famous performance was at the Lords test in 1953 against Australia where in a six hour stand with Trevor Bailey, he enabled England to escape with a draw. But despite that, he was dropped for the final test where England famously regained the Ashes. He also had spells as manager of Halifax FC and Bradford City FC, where he laid the foundations of a promotion winning team. Who?
  9. 9. 6 Pakistans famous chase at Palakele in 2015 is seen as Younis Khans finest moment in a long and distinguished career. But Pakistans eventual target of 382 could have been a lot more, had it not been for a burst of this Pakistani bowler, who picked 5 of the last 6 wickets to fall and reduced Pakistans target. He has been criticized by Mickey Arthur of lacking pace, but over the course of a stop- start career of 9 matches, he has picked up 28 wickets. Who?
  10. 10. 7 On Indias tour to New Zealand in 1975-76, he played in a tour game for Northern Districts. India having declared their innings at 305/7 had reduced ND to 72/4. He then arrived and pasted a bowling attack of Chandra, Prasanna, Venkataraghavan and Madan Lal to score a 100. He made his test debut against India later. He died suddenly in 1989 at the age of 42, making him the second shortest lived New Zealand ODI player. Who?
  11. 11. Exchange Sheets
  12. 12. Theme Cricketers with same name as more famous cricketers
  13. 13. 1 He represented Baroda from 1999 to 2008 picking up 74 wickets in FC games at an average of 28.25. A foot injury stopped him from continuing to play at the FC level. Post retirement he coached various age group teams of Baroda and was one of the people responsible for the rise of the Pandya brothers. Identify him.
  14. 14. A Irfan Pathan
  15. 15. 2 He played 59 FC games taking 150 wickets, but peaked in the 2 seasons 84-85 and 85-86 taking nearly 50 wickets at an average of 24. His performance against the visiting Australians for India U-25 earned him an opportunity with the senior team. On his debut he bowled only 4 overs, but in his next game he picked Dean Jones, his only international wicket. He married a UK citizen and shifted base, and was back in news when he was part of an MCC team that took on Japan in 2014-15. Who?
  16. 16. A Rudra Pratap Singh
  17. 17. 3 He became one of the many Pakistani cricketers who would populate the north Staffordshire league cricket scene in England in 2010. This after a long FC career which even included 2 test matches. He made his test debut in the same game as Saqlain Mushtaq. His stellar performances in the league gave him the nickname Jazzy. Who?
  18. 18. A Ijaz Ahmed
  19. 19. 4 He was part of both rebel tours by Australia to South Africa. He was the top scorer in the tests in 1986 and scored a total of 3 hundreds. In one of the tour games against Free State, he became one of the first international victims of Alan Donald. Before going on the rebel tour, he had a miserable time opening for Australia against West Indies. He came back into public conscience when he expressed an interest to become the selector of Australian cricket team in the mid 2000s a job he did not get. Who?
  20. 20. A Steve Smith
  21. 21. 5 Probably one of the most successful Double Internationals ever played 23 tests for England and was even part of the 1950 FIFA World Cup squad for England. His most famous performance was at the Lords test in 1953 against Australia where in a six hour stand with Trevor Bailey, he enabled England to escape with a draw. But despite that, he was dropped for the final test where England famously regained the Ashes. He also had spells as manager of Halifax FC and Bradford City FC, where he laid the foundations of a promotion winning team. Who?
  22. 22. A Willie Watson
  23. 23. 6 Pakistans famous chase at Palakele in 2015 is famously seen as Younis Khans finest moment in a long and distinguished career. But Pakistans eventual target of 382 could have been a lot more, had it not been for a burst of this Pakistani bowler, who picked 5 of the last 6 wickets to fall and reduced Pakistans target. He has been criticized by Mickey Arthur of lacking pace, but over the course of a stop-start career of 9 matches, he has picked up 28 wickets. Who?
  24. 24. A Imran Khan
  25. 25. 7 On Indias tour to New Zealand in 1975-76, he played in a tour game for Northern Districts. India having declared their innings at 305/7 had reduced ND to 72/4. He then arrived and pasted a bowling attack of Chandra, Prasanna, Venkataraghavan and Madan Lal to score a 100. He made his test debut against India later. He died suddenly in 1989 at the age of 42, making him the second shortest lived New Zealand ODI player. Who?
  26. 26. A Andy Roberts
  27. 27. Audience Question
  28. 28. Rajkumar Sharma played 9 first class games for Delhi. He was a right handed batsman and off spinner. He has other claims to fame, but we have all seen him photobombing in a famous photograph. Which famous photograph is this?
  29. 29. A Nehra Kohli photograph
  30. 30. Clockwise Round 18 questions 10 points on the bounce Using the Sai Ganesh pounce system 8 pounces through out the quiz. +20 or -10 on pounce
  31. 31. 1 Charles Alcock was an early English sportsman and influential administrator. He was a major instigator in the development of cricket and football in the 19th century. He is in fact considered the creator of FA cup. He witnessed some events late August evening and contributed to a magazine. Possibly, due to a lack of something provocative or evocative, it has largely been forgotten to something that happened in early September. What did Charles Alcock do that is largely forgotten today?
  32. 32. A He was the first to write an obituary of English Cricket. This was published on August 31, 1882 in Cricket: A weekly record of the game. The more famous obituary was published on September 2, 1882 in Sporting Times
  33. 33. 2 CR Rangachari made his debut against Australia at Adelaide and in his first test took the wickets of Neil Harvey, Keith Miller, Ray Lindwall and Ian Johnson. But Rangachari was a late addition to the team as a replacement for a 20 year old prodigy who couldnt report to the training camp that took place before the tour. The prodigy would later go on to make his debut 4 years later. Who is the prodigy? Why couldnt he report to the training camp?
  34. 34. A Fazal Mahmood He wasnt able to reach India once he reached Pakistan
  35. 35. 3 In his debut first class game, he was out for 5 and 0. And then he was dropped. He was frustrated at the lack of opportunities and was looking for ways to make a comeback. Another team X, offered a spot on their team to him and he was really interested in that. A family member, who had played cricket, told him to be patient and that opportunities will come. Couple of years later, he returned to first class cricket, scored a hundred and the rest as they say is history. In a unique twist, this cricketers son ended up playing for X. Who is the cricketer? Identify X.
  36. 36. A Sunil Gavaskar (West) Bengal cricket team
  37. 37. 4 In the 1978 tour of India by West Indies, the 2nd test was held between Dec 15 to Dec 20, 1978 at Bangalore. Going into the last day, West Indies held a 266 run lead with 2 wickets in hand. And similar to what happened in Chennai in 2004, the last day was abandoned. This time not due to rain, but on police advice. So why was the game cancell