Annual KQA Cricket Quiz 2012.
- 1. The Well Of Course QuizSuper Eights.MANISH ACHUTH
2. FinalsList ItWrite BrosDry ClockwiseWrite BrosLVCDry Anti Clockwise 3. LIST IT!Gets Papers ready. 4. LIST IT!8 Indians have made it to the batting honoursboard at Lords. List them5 points per batsman. Get all 8, bonus of 5.One batsman even made it to the bowling honoursboard. Circle that name and if it is correct, another5 points. 5. ANSWERSNext Slide. 6. VinooMankad, 1952 Also made it to the bowlinghonours list.G.R.Viswanath, 1979DilipVengsarkar, 1979Mohammed Azharuddin, 1990Ravi Shastri, 1990SauravGanguly, 1996AjitAgarkar, 2002RahulDravid, 2011 7. WRITE BROTHERS Cricketing Quotes6 quotes+5 for each part+10 bonus for getting all 8 parts right. 8. Chappell Quotes. About whom?The board wanted their man in. Not a Packer guy.What they didnt realize was that they gained alousy captain and lost a really really goodbatsman. 9. 2. Who? Who once described his batting as the straight drive, the forward defense and 27 variations of the leave. He is famous atleast in India for his reactions after a sweep shot. 10. 3. Who about whom? In Xs last seven innings, he averaged only 29.00. I averaged over 85.00 from my last seven hits and he calls himself poorly treated? 11. 4. An erudite captain about another player. Id thecaptain You were out first ball, run out in the next innings and now you have been shot! What a terrible, terrible first tour! 12. 5. Very candid observation.If there is an uglier top three in the world thanAndrew Strauss, Cook and Trott, I dont know of it. 13. 6. Monumental achievement. Who about what?You can see the end of the world but its a shameyou dont know what youre looking at. 14. PLEASE EXCHANGE SHEETS. 15. Chappell Quotes. About whom?The board wanted their man in. Not a Packer guy.What they didnt realize was that they gained alousy captain and lost a really really goodbatsman.Ans: Kim Hughes, has one of the poorest captaincyrecords for Australia. 16. 3. Who about whom? In Xs last seven innings, he averaged only 29.00. I averaged over 85.00 from my last seven hits and he calls himself poorly treated? X Simon Katich Y Dean Jones 17. 4. An erudite captain about anotherplayer.You were out first ball, run out in the next inningsand now you have been shot! What aterrible, terrible first tour!Captain Kumara SangakkaraTharangaParanvitana 18. 5. Very candid observation.If there is an uglier top three in the world thanAndrew Strauss, Cook and Trott, I dont know of it.Ans Expect Graeme Swann to come up withsomething like this. 19. 6. Monumental achievement. Who about what?You can see the end of the world but its a shameyou dont know what youre looking at.Ans Adam Parore on reaching the top of theEverest. 20. CLOCKWISEInfinite Pounce format.+15/-10 on the pounce.If you are pouncing, all parts of the question mustbe answered.Normal bounce - +10 21. 1. Id the title of the bookArthur Milton, born in 1928, occupies a place inEnglish sporting history that in all probability willnot be usurped. He was the last player to perform afeat.His first class career spanned over 25 years andmanaged to play 6 test matches as well. He latercoached future internationals like Vic Marks etc.Mike Vockins published a biography last yeartitled, Arthur Milton: ___ ____ __ __ ________.The title of the book reveals Arthur Miltons feat. 22. 2. This is a pic of a cricketer post his cricketing career. Id thegentleman. 23. HAROLD LARWOOD He emigrated to Australia post WW2. He was employed by the Pepsi-Cola company for many years. 24. 3. Many Parts.During April 2011, therewere talks that a featachieved at Bangalorewas a new world record.The world record is not inthe hands of Malayalimedium pacer, but thisguy on the right. Who isthe Malayali? Who is theguy on the right? Andwhat record? 25. Malayali medium pacer PrasanthParameshwaranBurt VanceMost runs conceded in an over. Burt Vanceconceded 77 runs in an over. Prasanth incomparison was a miserly 37 runs. 26. 4. Who? What? The guy in the pic, Norman Callaway, holds this record in First Class Cricket. The test record is held by an occasionalWest Indian wicket keeper, very famous in quizzing circles. Who? 27. ANDY GANTEAUME Highest average in test cricket. Andy Ganteaume scored a hundred and was never picked again for the West Indies. Norman Callaway scored 207 in his only first class innings and after that took part in World War 1 where he died during the second battle of Bullecourt in France. 28. 5. Who? Just prior to the Bodyline series, Don Bradman wanted to play professional cricket in England. He was eventually stopped by X, who offered him a job as a reporter with his newspaper. This led to further controversy as ACB would not allow Bradman to write while playing cricket. X, in the interest of the nation asked Bradman to forget about writing and play for Australia. X had a grandson, who is famous for his involvement with cricket among other things? 29. Robert Clyde Packer, grand father of Kerry Packer. 30. 6. Identify the gentleman in question.If he had played for Lancashire, he would haveearned 3 a week during the summer and 1 aweek during the winter. He decided to play in theLancashire and Bradford Leagues who paid him 8a week for the entire year. During 35 years ofcricket, he played only 2 full seasons of countycricket for a total of 6 championship games. Yetgood enough to be selected for 27 Tests. Who? 31. SYDNEY BARNES 189 wickets in 27 tests at an average of 16.43 and an economy of 2.36 runs per over. 32. 7. What is unusual?George Simpson-Hayward played 5 tests forEngland at the start of the 20th century. His bowlingstyle has been described as unusual right arm offbreak. He seldom flighted the ball and bowled witha lower trajectory, faster speed but still managed toget sufficient turn. He is considered to be the lastserious exponent of this unusual form of bowling.What is unusual about it? 33. LOB BOWLING OR UNDERARM. 34. 8.Who? He represented Oxford at hammer throw and billiards. But it was for the fruits of his experimentation when playing Twisti-Twosti, that he would achieve lasting fame. Twisti-Twosti was a past time where the object is to put the ball beyond the opponent with a single pitch. The opponent is at the other end of a table. 35. BERNARD JAMES TINDAL BOSANQUET Apparently the inventor of Googly or Bosie. 36. 9. Identify the guy in the centre and hisfeat? 37. NORMAN GORDON First cricketer to breach the 100 mark, in terms of birthdays. 38. 10. Who have I blanked out?In the news last year. 39. MIKE HORN Was Indias motivational speaker during the World Cup. 40. 11. Failure to communicateA joke in the Indian cricket circles before Ganguly.For a long time, Bengal (and East Zone)s mostsignificant contribution to Indian cricket was thefailure of its representative to attend a crucialselection meeting in the 1970s. Why? 41. The captain for the 1971 West Indies tour wasbeing selected. And since the selector wasabsent, Vijay Merchant used his casting vote toappoint AjitWadekar as captain instead of Pataudi. 42. 12. Elements of a list. Id X and the list.1 Nelson Mandela4 Mahatma Gandhi8 Gary Player11 - X 43. HANSIE CRONJE Greatest South Africans of the 20th century. 44. WRITE BROTHERSABBA KE ZAMANE MEIN8old photos+5 for each part+10 bonus for getting all 8 parts right. 45. 1. 46. 2. Id bothThe caption for thisphoto X bats whileY threatens frombehind the stumps 47. 3. Identify the guy. 48. 4. Identify the guy on the left and thevenue. 49. 5. Was nearly called on to the field once. 50. 6. Famous incident that caused a riot.Who? 51. 7. Part of a famous bowler-wk combo. 52. 8. Captain of a ship, inspecting a statue of himself. 53. PLEASE EXCHANGE SHEETS 54. 1. G.R.Viswanat h 55. 2.X Aubrey SmithY Boris Karloff 56. 3. PhirozePalia 57. 4. Gen. Zia-Ul-Haq, Sawai Man Singhstadium, Jaipur 58. 5. Henry Blofeld. 59. 6. Bill Lawry 60. 7. Godfrey Evans 61. 8. C. B. Fry, the cricketing polymath 62. Visual Connect13 images connected by a common themeSets of 3 and the last set has 4 images+25/+20/+15/+10-10 through out. 63. SET 1+25/ -10 64. SET 2+20/ -10 65. SET 3+15/ -10 66. SET 4+10No negatives but only one attempt 67. End of Connect 68. Visual ConnectOne Test Wonders from India.In this set I have used the images ofLall SinghGhulamParkarLaxmidas JaiAjay SharmaLadhaRamjiYograj SinghYuvraj of Patiala RahulSinghviM. J. Gopalan IqbalSiddiquiShute BanerjeeRobin SinghRameshSaxenaJayadevUnadkatVinay Kumar 69. ANTI-CLOCKWISEInfinite Pounce format.+15/-10 on the pounce.If you are pouncing, all parts of the question mustbe answered.Normal bounce - +10 70. 1. The last few in the series. Id X and Y.Guyana 22 testsLeeward Islands 2 testsGuyana 14 testsGuyana 4 testsTrinidad and Tobago 2 testsJamaica 20 testsTrinidad and Tobago - 1 testX 2 testsY 13 tests 71. West Indian captains.X Combined Campuses and CollegesY St. LuciaCarl Hooper,RidleyJacobs, ShivnarineChanderpaul, RamnareshSarwan, Daren Ganga, Chris Gayle, DwayneBravo, Floyd Reifer, Darren Sammy. 72. 2.Identify the gentleman in question.During the 1896 Ashes, Ranjitsinghji was supposedto play the first test at Lords. But X, who believedthat people only born in England can play for thenational team, ensured that Ranji did not play atLords. Lancashire committee defied him and choseRanji for the 2nd test where he scored 62 and 154*.X has a good few cricketing connections with Indiato this day. X? 73. LORD HARRIS Harris Shield is named after him. 74. 3. Identify the gentleman.His debut came in unusual circumstances. Like2011, the 1959 team to England was badly ravagedby injuries. There was a strong campaign to includehim in the Indian side by Keith Miller, who pleadedDont be vague, ask for ______. A cartoon at thattime showed a miniature ______ playing hisfavourite square cut, inside a ____ whisky bottlecarryin