Cricket Quiz

Hello Quizzers!!!

Presenting a Cricket Quiz on the occassion of our Independence Day!

Q1.His name is Roshan Harshadlal.He became the first player to score a hundred in the first innings of his first Test for India. He was immediately hailed as a bright new star on the Indian batting horizon.Who is this cricketer?

Ans: Deepak Shodhan

Q2.He made his Test debut against England in 1961-62.He scored 642 runs, with two single hundreds and a double, and provided an inspirational launching-pad for a legend – Sunil Gavaskar, in his first series.He scored one of India’s fastest hundreds, against New Zealand at Delhi in 1964-65.Identify?

Ans: Dilip Sardesai

Q3.Identify these 2 cricketers on left?

Ans:Chandu Sarwate & Shute Banerjee

Q4. Tall and slim, he was the first batsman to score 1000 runs in a season in the Ranji Trophy and his feat of getting 1008 runs (201.00) in 1944-45 remained unsurpassed till WV Raman amassed 1018 runs, 44 years later. He remains the only batsman to score five successive hundreds in the Ranji Trophy.Identify the cricketer?

Ans:Rusi Modi

Q5.In the early 70s, he was one of the prime contenders for the post of Sunil Gavaskar’s opening partner. The be-spectacled Bengal batsman was known for his intense concentration and his ability to play a long innings. A marathon knock of 170 for Rest of India in the Irani Trophy match against Bombay in 1973-74 brought him closer to national selection. Not unexpectedly, he was selected for the tour of England in 1974. He started with a half century in the opening game but then found runs hard to come by and scored only 326 runs (20.37) in first class matches. He could not find a place in the Test side but played in the second one day international at the Oval where he scored 13 and bowled a full quota of 11 overs with his off breaks and picked up the wicket of David Lloyd.Identify him?

Ans:Gopal Bose



One thought on “Cricket Quiz

  1. Ashoke Sanyal wrote the answers:
    1.Deepak Shodhan
    2.Dilip Sardeasai
    3.Chandu Sarwate & Shute Banerjee
    4.Rusi Modi
    5.Gopal Bose

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