Wednesday, August 17, 2005

SHOVON's Sports Misc. 3 of 17th Aug 2005

Hi,

Here are the questions. It's a special on India - West Indies Cricket Series. Send in your answers to shovon76@gmail.com. Answers with scores will be published on Sunday, 21st Aug 2005.

1. Which West Indian cricketer scored centuries in four consecutive innings against India?
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2. Identify the umpire. In excitement, he called of play an over and a ball before the scheduled close of play thus depriving India the chance of a possible victory in the 1948-49 Bombay Test.
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3. Whom did Vijay Manjrekar replace as wicket keeper during the 1952-53 Kingston test?
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4. 1958-59 India-West Indies test series. Complete the following - Polly Umrigar, Ghulam Ahmed, Vinoo Mankad, ____ .
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5. Who is the only other bowler to take a wicket during Subhash Gupte's 9-102 in the first innings of 1958-59 Kanpur test?
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6. Which selector's vote proved to be decisive in making Ajit Wadekar the captain in place of M.A.K. Pataudi for the 1971 tour of West Indies?
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7. The calypso song "We couldn't out him at all" was composed on which Indian cricketer?
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8. Who was dropped from the first test in the 1974-75 series for appearing in a television interview?
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9. Narendra Hirwani was on the verge of bettering the world record for most number of wickets in the debut test match. A part time spinner was called on to bowl to help him achieve the feat by taking 17 wickets. But this person took one wicket and Hirwani had to be content with a match haul of 16-136, thereby equalling the record. Who was the part time spinner?
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10. During the 1983-84 test series, the spectators of which city had raised the slogan "No Kapil, No Test"?
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