Trivia

Who is Sri Lanka`s most-capped Test player?

Date: 08.04.2014

Mahela Jayawardene. He has played 143 Tests for Sri Lanka.

With which team did Michael Schumacher make his comeback in 2010 after retirement?

Date: 31.12.2013

The German, with the most F1 championship titles, returned with Mercedes after three years of retirement.

Who was named as the First ICC Cricketer of the year in 2004?

Date: 10.12.2013

Rahul Dravid was the First ICC Cricketer of the year in 2004.

Who was named as the First ICC Cricketer of the year in 2004?

Date: 10.12.2013

Rahul Dravid was the First ICC Cricketer of the year in 2004.

How many teams did Mark Webber race for in his Formula One career?

Date: 26.11.2013

Australian driver Mark Webber raced for four different teams in his Formula One career. He raced for Minardi (2002), Jaguar (2003-2004), Williams (2005-2006) and Red Bull (2007-2013).

Name the first Englishman to have taken a Test hat-trick.

Date: 20.11.2013

Willie Bates, who played 15 Tests for England, became the first from his country to have taken a hat-trick in January 1883 against Australia. He dismissed Percy McDonnell, George Giffen and George Bonnor to achieve the feat.

Which cricketer holds the record for most number of Test centuries on foreign soil?

Date: 17.11.2013

Sachin Tendulkar with 29 centuries in 106 Tests has recorded most number of Test centuries on foreign soil.

How many times has Sachin Tendulkar scored 1,000 or more ODI runs in a calendar year?

Date: 13.11.2013

Sachin Tendulkar scored 1,000 or more ODI runs in a calendar year seven times - 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2003 and 2007.

Which country became the first from Africa to play in FIFA World Cup?

Date: 10.11.2013

In 1934, Egypt became the first African nation to participate in FIFA World Cup. It lost to Hungary 2-4 in the first round.

What is the record for the biggest ODI win in terms of run margin?

Date: 02.11.2013

In July 2008, New Zealand crushed Ireland by 290 runs in an ODI at Mannofield Park in Scotland which is the biggest ODI victory by any team in terms of run margin till date.

Who is the quickest Indian batsman to reach milestone of 1000, 3000 and 4000 runs in ODIs?

Date: 01.11.2013

Virat Kohli is the quickest among Indians to reach the milestone of 1000 runs, 3000 runs and 4000 runs in ODIs.