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?
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?