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KQA Cricket Quiz 2019 Finals

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Finals of the 9th edition of Well of Course, the annual KQA Cricket Quiz. Researched by Wisden Sreeram, Sohan and Manish

KQA Cricket Quiz 2019 Finals

  1. 1. Well Of Course Finals Annual KQA Cricket Quiz Sreeram, Sohan, Manish Edition IX
  2. 2. 2 Rounds • List It • Written Round 1 • Clockwise (18 questions) • Written Round 2 • Anti-clockwise (18 questions)
  3. 3. List It 3
  4. 4. 4 List It • 6 Elements need to be identified • 5 points for every correct answer
  5. 5. 5 List It • In a Duleep Trophy match in 1982, A dismissed B in a certain fashion. A was selected for the Indian team next month. It is said that the dismissal of B was responsible for the selection. • D replaced A from the top of a list a few years later. • 23 years after the first incident, C dismissed D in the Challengers tournament in a way similar to the 1982 incident. C was fast tracked to the Indian team in the same season. He took the place between D and A in the list. • Who are A, B, C & D ? What list ? How were the batsmen dismissed that attracted attention ?
  6. 6. Exchange 6
  7. 7. 7 List It • A – Laxman Sivaramakrishnan • B – Sunil Gavaskar • C – Piyush Chawla • D – Sachin Tendulkar • List – Youngest Indian Cricketers • Caused the batsmen to misread a googly. Gavaskar padded up. Tendulkar was bowled through the gate attempting a cover drive.
  8. 8. Written Round 1 8
  9. 9. 9 Written Round 1 • 8 images – non-cricketers taking part in cricket • +7 for getting each question • +4 bonus for everything else
  10. 10. 1 0 1 • Identify this grand-slam champion
  11. 11. 1 1 2 • Identify the bowler learning swing bowling from Imran Khan
  12. 12. 1 2 3 • Identify this long serving royal
  13. 13. 1 3 4 • Identify this royal who is currently heading towards a century himself
  14. 14. 1 4 5 • The video shows a dignitary enjoying a game of cricket. Identify the dignitary.
  15. 15. 1 5 6 • He turned out for his club Shrewsbury in June 2018 as he was not required elsewhere
  16. 16. 1 6 7 • Ask this guy to bowl leg spin
  17. 17. 1 7 8 • Identify all 3
  18. 18. Exchange Sheets 18
  19. 19. 1 9 1 • Identify this grand-slam champion
  20. 20. 2 0 A • Ash Barty • She gave up tennis for a couple of years to try her hand at cricket.
  21. 21. 2 1 2 • Identify the bowler learning swing bowling from Imran Khan
  22. 22. 2 2 A • Peter O’Toole
  23. 23. 2 3 3 • Identify this long serving royal
  24. 24. 2 4 A • King Hussein of Jordan
  25. 25. 2 5 4 • Identify this royal who is currently heading towards a century himself
  26. 26. 2 6 A • Prince Phillip • According to him, the only thing not good about cricket is that you don’t get good fitting pants
  27. 27. 2 7 5 • The video shows a dignitary enjoying a game of cricket. Identify the dignitary.
  28. 28. 2 8 A • Haile Selassie • He visited a cricket match on his visit to Bombay in 1956
  29. 29. 2 9 6 • He turned out for his club Shrewsbury in June 2018 as he was not required elsewhere
  30. 30. 3 0 A • Joe Hart
  31. 31. 3 1 7 • Ask this guy to bowl leg spin
  32. 32. 3 2 A • Steven Lynch of the Ask Steven fame
  33. 33. 3 3 8 • Identify all 3
  34. 34. 3 4 A • Phil Neville • Gary Neville • Neville Neville
  35. 35. Clockwise 35
  36. 36. 3 6 Clockwise Round • 18 questions • 10 points on the bounce • DRS Pounce system – 2 wrong pounces throughout the quiz after which -10 for every wrong pounce
  37. 37. 3 7 1 • The image is one of the earliest scoreboard interfaces of Cricinfo. What is the inspiration for this?
  38. 38. 3 8
  39. 39. 4 0 A • The iconic SCG scoreboard
  40. 40. 4 1 2 • The men have a red ribbon surrounded by gold stitching below the coat of arms. The women have a gold ribbon surrounded by red stitching below the coat of arms. There is now a move to make them the same. • This has been requested after a certain name used to address the women’s team will now no longer be used in the official capacity. • What nickname? What is different?
  41. 41. 4 3 A • Nickname – Southern Stars • Men and Women’s baggy green are different
  42. 42. 4 4 3 • This is the bus that dropped the Pakistani team for their group encounter against India at the Champions Trophy 2017. What was the more infamous use of the bus in 2016?
  43. 43. 4 6 A • The infamous LEAVE campaign bus which falsely stated that UK contributed 350 million pounds a week to European Union
  44. 44. 4 7 4 • India had been a full member of ICC since 1926. But its status was changed to “provisional” by the ICC in 1948 subject to a review in the next meeting. Complaining of the strain imposed by touring India, MCC decided not to tour a provisional member in 1949-50. • Certain events took place that ensured ICC made India a full member again 2 years later. • What was the reason for the withdrawal and why the restoration?
  45. 45. 4 9 A • The ICC, then known as Imperial Cricket Conference was only for countries within the British Empire and the Commonwealth of Nations • India decided to join the commonwealth of nations when it became a republic in 1950 after which India’s status was restored
  46. 46. 5 0 5 • Sanjay Manjrekar in his auto-biography fondly recalls a time in his youth when X personally gave him a Gray-Nicolls bat. At the time X was known to be using Gray Nicolls. • With the bat, was a rolled up poster of an iconic photo where the Gray-Nicolls appears prominently. Which iconic photo? • Without the presence of the bat, most parents would probably not allow the poster on the wall. • Also who is X?
  47. 47. 5 2 A • Sunil Gavaskar • Greg Chappell Streaker incident
  48. 48. 5 3 6 • Darius Shaw played four Ranji matches for Mysore in the 1950s. An off-spinning all rounder, he groomed his younger brother who went on to become a prominent cricketer. Later in life, Shaw studied in the Imperial College, London and settled in England. • In England, he played for several years in the 1st and 2nd XIs of Mobberley CC in Cheshire and served as its Vice President. A award in his name for the most promising cricketer in the club is presented every year by his brother. • As seen in the Cricketarchive profile, he adopted the surname Shaw, to the name of his father, after completing his studies in England. Under what surname did he play Ranji trophy and why did he change his name ?
  49. 49. 5 4
  50. 50. 5 6 A • Darius Engineer, brother of Farokh Engineer. • He went to England to study structural engineering. He changed his name because he got tired of telling people that he is really an engineer named Engineer.
  51. 51. 5 7 7 • These are 2 A teams that took on touring teams in 2012 and 2018 in warmup games. The “strategy” involved in the selection of these teams was successful in one instance and unsuccessful in another instance. What “strategy” was used?
  52. 52. 5 9 Answer • Not giving touring teams “spinners” to play against in warmup games • India A took on England with an all seam attack in 2012. Strategy failed as England ultimately won the test series 2-1 • Pakistan A took on Australia, but here the strategy worked as they won the test series 1-0
  53. 53. 6 0 8 • Apart from the usual suspects Javed Miandad, Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, Inzamam, X is also considered to have played a hidden hand in Pakistan winning the 1992 world cup. • Before the team headed out to Australia, X handed Imran something that was used in the dressing room through out the tournament. • When Pakistan lost their first few games, X told Imran “Fans are not only cursing you, but because of this they are cursing me as well.” • When Pakistan finally won the world cup, the world heard X’s contribution. • Identify X and his contribution
  54. 54. 6 2 A • Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan • His qawalis – especially “Allahu Allahu”
  55. 55. 6 3 9 • His nickname refers to these tubs of thick glue omnipresent in Aussie classrooms. School teammates refer to his stick-fingered slip catching. One test-mate believes it relates to wet dreams and sticky sheets. Jeff Thomson claimed that it originated “because well he was a bit soft, Not a real macho type, really, was he?” • In a story recounted by Christian Ryan, X and his teammates visited Glenelg Beach before his 19th birthday. “He was in the water with a couple of girls. He was very excited. There was a bit of foam about from the ripples; a lot of foam, as a matter of fact, for what really were quite small ripples” • Who and what nickname?
  56. 56. 6 4
  57. 57. 6 6 A • Kim Hughes • Claggy
  58. 58. 6 7 10 • The Duke of Norfolk was the manager of the 1962-63 Ashes tour. In the middle of the series, he flew back to England for two weeks. The Duke had been in charge of doing something non-cricketing that involved many people including several members of the parliament and the royal family. This was a preparation event and was done every three months for a few years till it became unnecessary in 1965. • What did the Duke of Norfolk go back to England for?
  59. 59. 6 9 A • Rehearsal for the arrangements for the state funeral of Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965). • Churchill was in his late 80s and his funeral was to be a major event.
  60. 60. 7 0 11 • While playing for Glamorgan against Warwickshire in May 1971, Roger Davis suffered an injury that nearly killed him. He spent two months in the hospital and underwent several operations. • When the play resumed the next day, what did his teammate Tony Cordle do to prevent a similar injury. Within a week, some of his fellow players started imitating him and it became a common practice in cricket ?
  61. 61. 7 2 A • Cordle wore a fielding helmet. • Davis was hit on the side of the head while fielding at short leg. Cordle borrowed a white boxing helmet from a gym in Cardiff and used it.
  62. 62. 7 3 12 • When Australia came to India in 1969, there were protests against Doug Walters at many venues. In Calcutta, a crowd of ten thousand picketed the Australians’ hotel, carrying the placard ‘DOUG WALTERS GO HOME’. Posters were plastered all around the city. • In fact, Walters was innocent of what he was accused of. The only Test cricketer who did it was his teammate Tony Dell. Consequently, Dell is the only living Test player to do something, even though many others have done it in the past. • What was Walters accused of ? What is Tony Dell the only Test cricketer still alive to do ?
  63. 63. 7 5 A • The people thought that Doug Walters had fought in Vietnam. He had only undergone some army training in Australia. • Tony Dell is the only living Test cricketer to be on active service in a war.
  64. 64. 7 6 13 • Charlie Turner was having a miserable Ashes tour of 1893. He had taken 11 expensive wickets during the test matches and had multiple tiffs with other players in the side. • In the test at Manchester, after England took a 39 run first innings lead and Australia were tottering at 182/8. Turner batted resolutely eating up time but had a mishap and dislocated his finger. He was helped rather unusually and continued to bat long enough to save the test. England didn’t have enough time to chase. • Who helped Turner?
  65. 65. 7 8 A • The doctor in the house – WG Grace
  66. 66. 7 9 13 • Brian Lara’s test in Barbados 1999, was also the comeback for Ricky Ponting. He had been dropped after misdemeanors etc. during the preceding Ashes and the first 2 tests of the WI tour. He desperately wanted to do well and looked at commonalities in his previous 2 test hundreds scored at Leeds and MCG. • He realized a common trait between the 2 innings and decided to employ that tactic - something that made it really difficult for him in Barbados, which he later admitted by saying "Jeez, it is sticky out there". • What did Ricky Ponting do during the course of innings to score his 100?
  67. 67. 8 1 A • Wear a sweater in Barbados First 100 at Leeds Second 100 at MCG
  68. 68. 8 2 14 • Couple of images from the movie Lagaan. One image shows a Jack Blackham style telling us that the game in Lagaan possibly took place in 1893. The other image shows a Hanson Carter style - telling us that the game in Lagaan should have taken place in 1897 or later . What?
  69. 69. 8 4 A • Jack Blackham style of keeping – stumpers would bend from the waist popularized by Jack Blackham. • Hanson Carter style of keeping – stumpers would crouch on their hunches in the modern more accepted fashion. He made his FC debut only in 1897.
  70. 70. 8 5 15 • Carrara Oval hosted the only T20 between Australia and South Africa in 2018. It has hosted only one FC game in the 90’s where England beat a Queensland team by 10 wickets. • What is this game famous for?
  71. 71. 8 7 A • David Gower John Morris Tiger Moth incident
  72. 72. 8 8 16 • What is happening here?
  73. 73. 9 0 A • This was a protest by the players for having the stump mics turned on too high. So they plugged the sponsors repeatedly so that broadcasters would turn the volume on the stump mics off.
  74. 74. 9 1 17 • Which cricketer, who paints occasionally, has painted these?
  75. 75. 9 3 A • Phil Tufnell • He is nicknamed Cat
  76. 76. 9 4 18 • These were being handed out to you in the 1970’s if you opened a bank account in State Bank of India. Explain.
  77. 77. 9 6 A • Ajit Wadekar was a SBI employee through and through. So if you opened a bank account, you would get these that were signed by Ajit Wadekar.
  78. 78. Abba Ke Zamane Mein 97
  79. 79. 9 8 Abba Ke Zamane Mein • 10 classic images • +7 for every correct answer • +5 bonus for getting all right
  80. 80. 9 9 1 • Laxmi Merchant, sister of Vijay Merchant, had a habit of collecting autographs. She went to X when he visited Bombay and asked for an autograph. X, scanned the book for a suitable page and put his sign as No 17 here. Who?
  81. 81. 1 0 2 • He was considered as the best batsman for Kent in the 80’s. But we will remember him for his role in a 2008 incident.
  82. 82. 1 0 3 • Another Kent stalwart – more than 300 games for them. Father of someone who epitomized ‘bits’ and ‘pieces’ cricketer genre.
  83. 83. 1 0 4 • Identify the batsman and the bowler from this sequence. The batsman known to have faced scary bowling called the bowler “faster than anything that I have seen”. Bowler is representing Queensland
  84. 84. 1 0 5 • 4 cricketers of some repute – 2 played internationals – Arun Lal and Kirti Azad. • Identify the other 2.
  85. 85. 1 0 6 • What historic game is taking place?
  86. 86. 1 0 7 • Who admiring his statue?
  87. 87. 1 0 8 • He is getting presented 2 match balls as souvenirs. Who?
  88. 88. 1 0 9 • Picture taken in 1932. One of the last photographs of him taken alive – with his parrot Popsey. The picture was titled ‘The Last Journey’
  89. 89. 1 0 10 • What is happening here?
  90. 90. Exchange Sheets 109
  91. 91. 1 1 1 • Laxmi Merchant, sister of Vijay Merchant, had a habit of collecting autographs. She went to X when he visited Bombay and asked for an autograph. X, scanned the book for a suitable page and put his sign as No 17 here. Who?
  92. 92. 1 1 A • Mahatma Gandhi • The only time Gandhi and Jardine are together in the same frame
  93. 93. 1 1 2 • He was considered as the best batsman for Kent in the 80’s. But we will remember him for his role in a 2008 incident.
  94. 94. 1 1 A • Mark Benson
  95. 95. 1 1 3 • Another Kent stalwart – more than 300 games for them. Father of someone who epitomized ‘bits’ and ‘pieces’ cricketer genre.
  96. 96. 1 1 A • Alan Ealham • Father of Mark Ealham
  97. 97. 1 1 4 • Identify the batsman and the bowler from this sequence. • The batsman known to have faced scary bowling called the bowler “faster than anything that I have seen”. Bowler is representing Queensland
  98. 98. 1 1 A • Batsman – Don Bradman • Bowler – Eddie Gilbert – he was an aboriginal cricketer who was called for a jerky action
  99. 99. 1 1 5 • 4 cricketers of some repute – 2 played internationals – Arun Lal and Kirti Azad. • Identify the other 2.
  100. 100. 1 1 A • Amrit Mathur • Piyush Pandey
  101. 101. 1 2 6 • What historic game is taking place?
  102. 102. 1 2 A • First women’s ODI at Lords
  103. 103. 1 2 7 • Who admiring his statue?
  104. 104. 1 2 A • Frank Worrell
  105. 105. 1 2 8 • He is getting presented 2 match balls as souvenirs. Who?
  106. 106. 1 2 A • Jim Laker • Here he is being presented the 2 match balls with which he took 19 wickets
  107. 107. 1 2 9 • Picture taken in 1932. One of the last photographs of him taken alive – with his parrot Popsey. The picture was titled ‘The Last Journey’
  108. 108. 1 2 A • Ranjitsinhji • He is leaving England for the last time ever. He died in 1933.
  109. 109. 1 2 10 • What is happening here?
  110. 110. 1 2 A • Graham Gooch pushing Chris Broad to get out of the ground after being given out. Broad didn’t like the decision and wanted to stay his ground.
  111. 111. Anti Clockwise 130
  112. 112. 1 3 Anti-Clockwise Round • 18 questions • 10 points on the bounce • DRS Pounce system – 2 wrong pounces throughout the quiz after which -10 for every wrong pounce
  113. 113. 1 3 1 • Snapped during the India England test in December 2016. • Identify the encircled man, who sort of became infamous in the same city 4 decades earlier.
  114. 114. 1 3 A • John Lever
  115. 115. 1 3 2 • The 1999 cricket world cup was truly abysmal for the home team. The theme song for the world cup was released on the day England were eliminated in the group stages. • Among other things was the opening game of the tournament. An event happened, which didn’t have the desired effect given the time of the day the game started, but it did eventually cause the start of the tournament to be delayed. • Why was the opening game between hosts England and holders Sri Lanka delayed?
  116. 116. 1 3 A • Fireworks • These fireworks happened at the start of the day during a day ODI game. • Michael Browning, specifically rejected the idea of one of those grandiloquent ceremonies that start Olympic Games, making old ladies gasp with admiration and hardened hacks groan. Instead, he went for the worst possible compromise, letting off a few cheap-looking fireworks and forcing several poor schoolgirls to stand around in the cold.
  117. 117. 1 3 3 • Australian domestic ODI tournament has been giving player of the tournament since 1998. This year’s edition was won by the son of a famous Australian cricketer, who still hasn’t played international cricket. Identify this cricketer. • Who apart from this year’s winner won the player of the tournament but hasn’t played for Australia?
  118. 118. 1 4 A • Ben McDermott – son of Australian fast bowler Craig McDermott won the player of the tournament in 2018 • Tom Cooper has never played for Australia as he plays international cricket for Holland
  119. 119. 1 4 4 • This practice was used in Test matches in Australia and West Indies in the 1940s and 1950s to compensate for shorter days of play. Till the late 1970s it was occasionally employed, even in India, to force a result in a Test series. The last time it was used in a Test match was in the sixth Test between India and West Indies at Kanpur in 1978-79. • But rain in Tests between India v New Zealand 1980-81 and a West Indies Test in Sri Lanka in 1993 also led unplanned use of this. It was also planned for the Australia v Rest of the World "Test" in 2005-06 but since it was one-sided match, it was not actually required. What is this 'practice' ?
  120. 120. 1 4 A 6 Day Test matches
  121. 121. 1 4 5 • The third match of first ever Test series by the Indian women was played at Delhi in 1976. It was attended by the Union Minister Kamalapathi Tripathi. During the match, Diana Edulji approached the minister and made a personal request. The minister assented to it. What did Edulji ask for and get from the minister? • Few years later, she made the most of her proximity to Madhavrao Scindia and met him with a proposal. To convince him, matches were held during the Lok Sabha v Rajya Sabha games at the Kotla. Once Madhavrao Scindia was convinced, he worked with then sports minister Margaret Alva to make it happen. This started a tradition that was to have a major impact on women’s cricket. What?
  122. 122. 1 4 A • Tripathi was the Railways minister – Edulji requested for a job in the Railways. • With the help of Margaret Alwa, Edulji was able to create the Railways women’s cricket team
  123. 123. 1 4 6 • Middlesex were playing Surrey at Lords. Everyone was afraid of Sylvester Clarke, especially his faster ball. But there were whispers that he chucked. • There is a legend that Mike Brearley in his capacity as captain of Middlesex, employed someone (a non-cricketer) to sit prominently in the crowd, which made Clarke bowl well within himself. • What did Brearley ask this guy to do? Mike Brearley does not confirm or deny this story but said in an interview that this was a nice idea.
  124. 124. 1 4 A • He asked the guy to wear an anorak, carry a binoculars and some instruments. • This gave Clarke the impression that MCC were monitoring his action and hence bowled within himself.
  125. 125. 1 5 7 • Australia managed to beat Pakistan in the 1987 World Cup semifinal in a close game. All Australian players and the management decided to celebrate by having drinks - except one key player. • At a team meeting he was actually fined by players for not celebrating. The night before the final he revealed the reason for his reluctance to celebrate to Bob Simpson. Who and what was the reason?
  126. 126. 1 5 A • Simon O’Donnell • He was diagnosed with cancer and did not think he had long to live
  127. 127. 1 5 8 • This coin was used as a coin for the toss at a First Class game which ended up being the final first class game for an Indian great. Which game is this?
  128. 128. 1 5 A • MCC vs Rest of the World in 1987 • This George III coin was released to commemorate the MCC founding in 1787. • This was the final first class game played by Sunil Gavaskar – the only hundred he scored at Lords.
  129. 129. 1 5 9 • The 1971 England tour winning team took on Rest of India for a series of 3 games at Calcutta, Delhi and Mumbai held over a few months. This was not part of the Irani Trophy, but the games were played between Indians XI and Rest of India XI. What was the reason for these games? • Gavaskar and Engineer did not participate in the first 2 games of this series but played in the 3rd one. Why didn’t they participate in the first 2 games?
  130. 130. 1 5 A • Defense Fund games to raise money for the 1971 War • Gavaskar and Engineer were part of the Rest of the World team that took on Australia.
  131. 131. 1 5 10 • In 1969, The Sunday League was launched with each innings lasting 40 overs. Another rule enforced was that no bowler could have a run up longer than 15 yards. Why?
  132. 132. 1 6 A • The Sunday League was introduced to be concise enough to be shown on BBC2, who had strict guidelines that games should not exceed a certain time limit else they would not be showing the games on TV. • The 15 yard rule was introduced to ensure bowlers don’t have a long run up and take too much time.
  133. 133. 1 6 11 • An image from the 1932 Bodyline series. What is happening here?
  134. 134. 1 6 A • Lone paying spectator said to be ‘Yabba’ turned up for the final day of the SCG test in 1932. • Australia ended day 4 on 164/9 after England had secured a 164 run lead. Day 5 saw very little action with England dismissing Australia for the same score and scoring the 1 run required to win the game by ten wickets.
  135. 135. 1 6 12 • Connect these 2 dismissals
  136. 136. 1 6
  137. 137. 1 6 A • The dismissal is c Bairstow b Willey • The only father son combination dismissal in international cricket
  138. 138. 1 6 13 • The abolition of what practice in India can be attributed to Jack Ryder when he toured India on an unofficial tour in 1936? • Similarly the abolition of the practice in Pakistan can be attributed to Sam Loxton and Richie Benaud with a little help from visitor.
  139. 139. 1 7 A • Stop playing international games on Matting wickets. • Dwight Eisenhower is supposed to have told Ayub Khan that he thought cricket was played on grass and this also played an important role in Pakistan getting rid of matting wickets. • Sam Loxton is said to have told General Ayub Khan that Australia will not be touring Pakistan in the future because of the matting wickets.
  140. 140. 1 7 14 • He accepted a position of Director at London based Marsham tyres that gave him a salary of 2000 pounds a year. Thanks to prevailing rules at that time, this employment enabled someone to become captain. How?
  141. 141. 1 7 A • Wally Hammond changed his status from professional to amateur after getting employed. • This allowed ECB to appoint him as captain as only Amateurs were considered when appointing captains of the English cricket team
  142. 142. 1 7 15 • These were the 6 List A matches this cricketer played. He played 18 test matches and shares a record with Dennis Lindsay and Andy Flower. Who?
  143. 143. 1 7 A • Budhi Kunderan • He along with Dennis Lindsay and Andy Flower are the only wicketkeepers to score more than 500 runs in a test series • Post his international career he emigrated to Scotland and played for them in the Benson and Hedges ODI tournament in the 80’s when he was approaching 50.
  144. 144. 1 7 16 • X was as a child quite a prodigy at tennis. He was in fact coached by Y’s mother San-Marie. He had a strong serve, a solid volley and an excellent double handed backhand. He was no 1 ranked U16 player and had even received a scholarship from Houston University to study and play tennis. • X instead chose cricket and ended up playing 24 tests before announcing retirement, expressing his disillusionment with international cricket. • However 7 years later, X returned to test cricket as captain in Y’s debut match and played 16 more tests. He retired for good and Y took over captaincy from X. • Identify X and Y
  145. 145. 1 8 A • X – Kepler Wessels • Y – Hansie Cronje
  146. 146. 1 8 17 • These flowers are considered native to a country. When a city was being constructed, they decided to get these plants into the country, thinking that the original country - where these plants are found - would be part of the new country. But that did not happen. • As a consequence, an area earmarked with these plants, got its name from these plants that were grown there. • Identify area or the plant name.
  147. 147. 1 8 A • Manuka • The Manuka tree originally is native to New Zealand. When Canberra was being built as a capital for the federation of Australian states, initially New Zealand was also likely to be a part of it – A suburb in Canberra was earmarked as Wellington Parade and Manuka flowers were grown. New Zealand decided to remain a separate country and the area now has the Manuka Oval.
  148. 148. 1 8 18 • Thomas Musgrove Joy was a 19th century English painter. This painting 'Cricket at Christchurch, Hampshire' is dated between 1844 and 1855. What did it supposedly inspire around nine decades later?
  149. 149. 1 8
  150. 150. 1 8 A • The Wisden Almanack logo • Second picture is the sketch that Eric Ravilious drew while working on his engraving
  151. 151. End of Day’s Play 188
  152. 152. Tie break 189
  153. 153. 1 9 List It • 6 Indian men have made their ODI debuts in a World Cup game. List them • 3 in 1975 • 1 in 1979 • 1 in 1987 • 1 in 1992 • 6 points per answer
  154. 154. Exchange Sheets 191
  155. 155. 1 9 List It • Karsan Ghavri (1975) • Mohinder Amarnath (1975) • Anshuman Gaekwad (1975) • Surinder Khanna (1979) • Navjot Singh Sidhu (1987) • Ajay Jadeja (1992)
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Finals of the 9th edition of Well of Course, the annual KQA Cricket Quiz. Researched by Wisden Sreeram, Sohan and Manish

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