Trivia

Who won the 2012 Korean Grand Prix?

Date: 30.09.2013

Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull Racing pipped his Australian teammate Mark Webber who had the pole position to win the 2012 Korean Grand Prix. Webber finished second ahead of Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso.

How many wickets did Abdul Qadir collect in his Test career?

Date: 29.09.2013

Abdul Qadir represented Pakistan in 67 Tests in which he took 236 wickets at 32.80.

How many times has Liverpool FC won the Major European Trophies?

Date: 28.09.2013

Liverpool FC has won Major European Trophies eight times, highest by a British Club.

Name the three cricketers to have taken a hat-trick on Test debut.

Date: 26.09.2013

England’s Maurice Allom, Australia’s Damien Fleming and New Zealand’s Peter Petherick are the only three cricketers till date to have taken a hat-trick on Test debut.

What was US National Tennis Championships known during World War I?

Date: 25.09.2013

The US National Tennis Championships was renamed as the Patriotic Tournament in 1917 during World War I.

Who took the first ever hat-trick in ODIs?

Date: 24.09.2013

Former Pakistani cricketer Jalal-ud-Din -- a right-arm medium pacer -- in September 1982 removed Australia’s Rod Marsh, Bruce Yardley and Geoff Lawson in three deliveries to become the first ever bowler in the ODIs to claim a hat-trick.

How many Formula1 world titles Niki Lauda won in his career?

Date: 23.09.2013

Former Austrian driver Niki Lauda won three F1 world titles in his career – 1975, 1977 and 1984.

Who is the most decorated Olympian of all time?

Date: 20.09.2013

American swimmer Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 22 Olympic medals.

Who holds the record for appearing in most number of consecutive Tests?

Date: 18.09.2013

Former Australian cricketer Allan Border played in 153 consecutive Test matches for his country and still holds the record for the most number of consecutive appearances.

Who was the first cricketer to hit a Test century at Lord’s?

Date: 17.09.2013

Allan Steel of England became the first cricketer to score a century at Lord’s in July 1884 against Australia. He scored 148 runs. In all, he represented England in 13 Tests scoring 600 runs at 35.29.

Who won the 2012 edition of the Champions League T20 tournament?

Date: 11.09.2013

Sydney Sixers defeated Highveld Lions in the final of the 2012 Champions League T20 by 10 wickets to lift their maiden title.

Which two players in men’s tennis have achieved a calendar year Grand Slam?

Date: 10.09.2013

The feat of winning the four majors – Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open - in the same year has only been achieved by two players in men’s tennis. Don Budge of USA achieved it in 1938 and Rod Laver of Australia did it twice in 1962 and 1969.