Trivia

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.

Who is the oldest man to win a Grand Slam title?

Date: 09.09.2013

India’s Leander Paes became the oldest man to win a Grand Slam title by winning the 2013 US Open men’s doubles title at the age of 40 years.

Which is the only men’s doubles team to have won all four Grand Slam titles in a calendar year?

Date: 08.09.2013

Ken McGregor and Frank Sedgman of Australia in 1951 won all four Grand Slam doubles titles – a feat that hasn’t yet been repeated.

How many runs did Garfield Sobers score in his ODI career?

Date: 05.09.2013

Former West Indian all-rounder Garfield Sobers appeared in just one ODI in which he was dismissed for a six-ball duck by England’s Chris Old.

Who holds the record for most runs in a T20I innings?

Date: 04.09.2013

Aaron Finch of Australia blasted 156 off 63 deliveries against England at The Rose Bowl, Southampton in August 2013. This is the highest by any batsman in a T20I. The previous record was held by Brendon McCullum of New Zealand (123).

Which club holds the record for scoring maximum points in a season of Premier League?

Date: 03.09.2013

Chelsea FC collected 95 points in the 2004-05 season of Premier League under the guidance of Jose Mourinho which is a league record. They won 29, drew 8 and lost just one game during their successful Premier League campaign.

Who was the first ever winner of the US Open in Open era?

Date: 02.09.2013

Arthur Ashe of USA won the first ever US Open of the Open era in 1968. He won three major titles that include Australian, Wimbledon and US Open.

Name the first West Indian player to have played in 100 Tests.

Date: 01.09.2013

Former cricketer Clive Hubert Lloyd was the first West Indian to play in 100 Tests. He went on to play in 110 Tests scoring 7515 runs at 46.67.

Who is Ellen Hansell?

Date: 29.08.2013

Ellen Hansell was a female tennis player from the United States. She was the first ever winner of the women`s singles event of the US Open.

Who is the only man to have won the US Open on three different surfaces?

Date: 28.08.2013

Jimmy Connors of United States is the only man to have won the US Open on three different surfaces.- grass in 1974, clay in 1976 and hard court in 1978.