Trivia

Which Sri Lankan pacer was the fastest to reach 50 Test wickets?

Date: 13.08.2014

Chaminda Vaas and Lasith Malinga both claimed their first 50 Test scalps in 13 Tests.

Who is the only golfer to hold the four Masters - U.S. Open, the The Open Championship and the PGA Championship - at the same time?

Date: 12.08.2014

Tiger Woods is the only player to hold the four Masters - U.S. Open, the The Open Championship and the PGA Championship - at the same time, but not actually winning the grand slam.

Name the five cricketers who have scored more than 11,000 runs in both Test and one-day cricket.

Date: 12.08.2014

Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting, Jacques Kallis, Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara and only five batsmen to score more than 11,000 runs in both Test and one-day cricket.

Which Test skipper holds the record for maximum number of away defeats?

Date: 11.08.2014

Stephen Fleming and Brian Lara hold the record with 16 overseas Test defeats.

Which Test skipper holds the record for maximum number of away defeats?

Date: 11.08.2014

Stephen Fleming and Brian Lara hold the record with 16 overseas Test defeats.

Which batsman has scored the most double hundreds in Tests?

Date: 10.08.2014

Sir Don Bradman (12).

How many league titles has Louis van Gaal won in his managerial career?

Date: 09.08.2014

The Dutchman has seven league titles to his credit at four different clubs in 3 countries.

Which batsman has scored the most Test hundreds in Asia?

Date: 09.08.2014

Sachin Tenduulkar (33).

Which Sri Lankan batsman has the most number of Test centuries?

Date: 09.08.2014

The imperious wicket-keeper batsman, Kumar Sangakkara scored his 37th Test hundred against Pakistan at Galle, in the 2014 Test Series. Behind him is his contemporary Mahela Jayawardene at 34.

Diego Maradona played for which club when he was suspended for 15 months for testing positive for cocaine use?

Date: 09.08.2014

The Argentine super-star was playing for Napoli in Serie A. He was suspended in 1991 for cocaine use.

Which country holds the record for most number of ducks in a Test innings?

Date: 08.08.2014

India share this record with Pakistan, South Africa and Bangladesh as six of their batmen got out for a duck in an innings, apiece.