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Cricket theme quiz. On till 15th may

11 May

Q.1.There were only two Australian players who were part of both the 1987 and 1999 world cup winning squad.Name both of them.

Q.2.Who is the only cricketer who has the dubious distinction of being a part of the team that lost world cup final thrice?

Q.3.Time for a wild guess.If one is to calculate the batting average of a cricketer up till now, which would mean adding all the runs scored up till now and then dividing it by the total no.of wickets that have fallen till date , what would be the answer?

Q.4.X the uncapped Delhi left-arm medium-pacer, was part of the victorious Indian squad at the 1983 World Cup. But the unfortunate X didn’t play in any of India’s eight games during the tournament – they had a remarkably settled team, in which nine players were ever-present – and indeed he never played an international match of any kind, being jettisoned by the Indian selectors after the World Cup victory.

Who is this unlucky guy “X”.

Q.5.Which player had captained his country twice in world cups before he could become captain in tests?

Q.6. Who is the only No. 6 batsman to have been required to face a ball in the first over of any international match?

Q.7.Which maverick cricketer’s test career graph who was considered more talented than even “GOD” has been shown below?

 Q.8.X  was one of the unluckiest Australians never to play a Test. He held the Sheffield Shield run-scoring record for a while, finishing with more than 11,000 at a shade under 45 in first-class cricket overall. He did play one one-day international, in Pakistan late in 1988, but also picked up a stomach bug on that tour that affected him for a year. And then, in 1991-92, his cheekbone was fractured by a bouncer from his old Victoria team-mate Merv Hughes.

Id. X who was coach of a test playing minnow till some time ago.

Q.9.Which cricketer whose middle name is Luka is often called Harry Potter by his team mates because of his resemblance with harry?

Q.10.Who is the only wicketkeeper to effect 100 stumpings in international cricket?

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