Trivia

I pulled my first delivery in Test cricket for a boundary. My highest Test score came on the same day as India was celebrating its 39th Independence anniversary. Who am I?

Date: 17.07.2012

I am former England captain David Gower who played in 118 Tests. My highest score in an innings was 215 that came against Australia on 15th August 1985.

Who won the 2008 Olympics gold medal in men’s Tennis singles event?

Date: 16.07.2012

Spain’s Rafael Nadal won the 2008 Olympics gold medal in men’s Tennis singles event in his first attempt defeating Fernando González of Chile in the final.

How many wickets Shane Bond collected in his Test career?

Date: 16.07.2012

Shane Bond, whose career was plagued by injuries, represented New Zealand in 18 Tests taking 87 wickets at an average of 22.09. He retired from Test cricket in 2009 at the age of 34.

Who was Brett Lee’s first Test wicket?

Date: 15.07.2012

Former Australian international Brett Lee, who played in 76 Tests, took 310 wickets in his career. His first victim in Test cricket was Indian southpaw Sadagoppan Ramesh whom he bowled in his very first over.

Who is the youngest cricketer to play in the first-class cricket?

Date: 13.07.2012

Pakistan’s Alimuddin, who died on July 12, 2012, is the youngest person to play in the first-class cricket. He made his debut for Rajasthan in the then undivided India when he was just 12 year and 73 days.

Who is the youngest cricketer to play in the first-class cricket?

Date: 13.07.2012

Pakistan’s Alimuddin, who died on July 12, 2012, is the youngest person to play in the first-class cricket. He made his debut for Rajasthan in the then undivided India when he was just 12 year and 73 days.

What is the highest attendance ever recorded in a Wimbledon tournament?

Date: 12.07.2012

Highest attendance ever recorded was in 2001 with 490,081 spectators turning out to watch the event.

Which team has the most consecutive wins in T20Is?

Date: 12.07.2012

Currently, England and Ireland have won eight consecutive T20Is and jointly hold the record for the most consecutive vioctories.

Who won the 2011 German Grand Prix?

Date: 11.07.2012

McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton won the 2011 German Grand Prix with Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso on second and Red Bulls’ pole position holder Mark Webber on third position.

How many international dismissals Mark Boucher has to his name?

Date: 11.07.2012

South African wicketkeeper Mark Boucher, whose international career ended after a freak injury, had 999 international dismissals to his name. In 147 Tests, he had 532 catches and 23 stumpings while in 295 ODIs he had 403 catches and 22 stumpings against his name.

How many Test matches has South African wicket-keeper Mark Boucher played so far?

Date: 10.07.2012

Mark Boucher has played 147 Tests for South Africa.

How many Test matches has South African wicket-keeper Mark Boucher played so far?

Date: 10.07.2012

Mark Boucher has played 147 Tests for South Africa.