Tuesday, November 10, 2009

My first Cricket Quiz!! :)

1. Put fundae about the following partnerships in Test Cricket. :)
i. Warne - Mark Taylor
ii. Kumble - Dravid
iii. Warne - Hayden

2. This made its debut in cricket, in June 1991 in the NatWest Trophy game between Derbyshire and Hertfordshire at Bishops Stortford. But we came to know of this currently defunct entity in cricket much much later. What am I referring to here?

3. Put fundae..

Hint :- This is a WORLD-FAMOUS quote about a truly world-class player, and think what's AB doing here! :)

4. This occured for the first time in Test Cricket in the England vs Zimbabwe test match from Dec-18 to 22, 1996 at Bulawayo. What is its significance? Put fundae..

5. Now, an absolute sitter to end the quiz! :)

X, in his autobiography, Out of My Comfort Zone, states that his teammate Y had noticed that Z had developed a habit of celebrating a wicket by throwing the ball in the air prematurely after taking catches, and instructed his colleagues not to leave the crease too quickly if they happened to be caught by Z.

ID X, Y and Z, and put fundae why X says this. :)


  1. 1.most catches by fielder off a single bowler
    2.bowl out
    4.match drawn when the scores were tied
    5.X-Steve Waugh
    Y-Shane Warne

  2. Answer for 3 is the quote:
    "This little prick is gonna get more runs than you, AB."
    Merv Hughes, whose Nickname is Fruitfly, to Allan Border about Sachin, in the very first tour of Sachin Down Under.