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    Cricket Quiz (Pakistan Special)

    This is the Third Quiz and focused on Pakistan.

    Letís recall some landmarks in the history of Pakistan cricket in the form of Quiz.

    Here you go:

    Question 1

    a When did Pakistan earn their test status in cricket?

    b When, where and against whom did Pakistan play their first ever test match?

    c What was the result of the match?

    d Who were the opposing Captains?

    e What was the result of the series?

    Question 2

    In 1954 Pakistan made history by beating England in England

    a Who was the hero of the match in which Pakistan beat England?

    b By virtue of his phenomenal performance he is often know by another title. What is that title?

    c What were the scores of either team in that match?

    d What was the bowling figures of that famous man in that match?

    Question 3

    a Who is the inventor of Doosra and Teesra?

    b Who is the inventor of Reverse Swing?

    They are considered two of the finest spinners to have represented Pakistan in tests and One day cricket.

    c Who are they?

    He is one of the finest batsman Pakistan ever produced and also known as The street fighter.

    d Who is this master batsman?

    Arguably the most stylish and elegant batsman to have played cricket for Pakistan. Also known as the Asian Bradman

    e Who is this legendary Pakistan batsman of the past?

    Question 4

    These two legends one a master batsman and the other a master bowler played a key role n Pakistanís sensational win against New Zealand in the world cup 1992 semi final and final.

    a Who are these Pakistan heroes in the semi final and final?

    b How many runs did the master batsman score in the semi final and final?

    The master bowler took two magic wickets in consecutive balls in the final.

    c Who were the victims?

    Question 5

    He holds the record of most runs in 2006 calendar year

    a Who is this elegant batsman?

    b How many runs and centuries did he score?

    c Name the Pakistan master blaster batsman who holds the record of the fastest century in One day cricket.

    d How much did he score and in how many balls did he achieve?

    This young fast bowler from Pakistan is the world record holder of best bowling figures in World T20

    e What was his magical world record bowling figures?

    Question 6

    What has been Pakistanís performance in One day World cup?

    1975

    1979

    1983

    1987

    1992

    1996

    1992

    2003

    2007

    Answers will be posted Friday ,Sept 11, 2009 by 10:00 p.m(EST)

    Who will take the first shot?

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    Quiz rules

    Reader's can answer anywhere from (1- 6).

    Any reader with 4 correct answers will get 1 Question free points

    It means 4 correct entries will mean 5 correct ones

    Simialry Any reader with 5 correct answers will get 1 Question free points

    It means 5 correct entries will mean 6 correct ones.

    Good luck

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    Quote Originally Posted by bullseye View Post

    Question 1

    a When did Pakistan earn their test status in cricket?
    Answer : 1952

    b When, where and against whom did Pakistan play their first ever test match?
    Answer : Against India in Delhi - October 1952

    c What was the result of the match?
    Answer : India won by an innings and 70 runs

    d Who were the opposing Captains?
    Answer : Lala Amarnath

    e What was the result of the series?
    Answer : India won the series by 2-1

    Question 2

    In 1954 Pakistan made history by beating England in England

    a Who was the hero of the match in which Pakistan beat England?
    Answer : Fazal Mahmood

    b By virtue of his phenomenal performance he is often know by another title. What is that title?
    Answer : "Hero of the Oval" / "Pakistan's Alec Bedser"

    c What were the scores of either team in that match?
    Answer : Pakistan 1st inning - 133, England 1st innings - 130, Pakistan 2nd inning - 164, England 2nd innings - 143

    d What was the bowling figures of that famous man in that match?
    Answer : 99/12 [ 53/6 & 46/6 ]

    Question 3

    a Who is the inventor of Doosra and Teesra?
    Answer : Saqlain Mushtaq

    b Who is the inventor of Reverse Swing?
    Answer : Sarfaraz Nawaz

    They are considered two of the finest spinners to have represented Pakistan in tests and One day cricket.

    c Who are they?
    Answer : Abdul Qadir & Saqlain Mushtaq

    He is one of the finest batsman Pakistan ever produced and also known as The street fighter.

    d Who is this master batsman?
    Answer : Javed Miandad

    Arguably the most stylish and elegant batsman to have played cricket for Pakistan. Also known as the Asian Bradman

    e Who is this legendary Pakistan batsman of the past?
    Answer : Zaheer Abbas

    Question 4

    These two legends one a master batsman and the other a master bowler played a key role n Pakistanís sensational win against New Zealand in the world cup 1992 semi final and final.

    a Who are these Pakistan heroes in the semi final and final?
    Answer : Inzamam-ul-haq & Wasim Akram

    b How many runs did the master batsman score in the semi final and final?
    Answer : 60 & 42

    The master bowler took two magic wickets in consecutive balls in the final.

    c Who were the victims?
    Answer : Allan Lamb & Chris Lewis

    Question 5

    He holds the record of most runs in 2006 calendar year

    a Who is this elegant batsman?
    Answer : Mohammad Yousuf

    b How many runs and centuries did he score?
    Answer : 1788 runs and 9 centuries

    c Name the Pakistan master blaster batsman who holds the record of the fastest century in One day cricket.
    Answer : Shahid Afridi

    d How much did he score and in how many balls did he achieve?
    Answer : 102 runs, the ton was scored off just 37 balls

    This young fast bowler from Pakistan is the world record holder of best bowling figures in World T20

    e What was his magical world record bowling figures?
    Answer : Umar Gul [ 6/5 against New Zealand 2009 ]
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    Quote Originally Posted by bullseye View Post

    Question 6

    What has been Pakistanís performance in One day World cup?

    1975 - Pakistan won just 1 game against Sri Lanka

    1979 - Pakistan managed to win 2 games but couldnt make it to semis

    1983 - West indies beat Pakistan in the semis by 8 wickets

    1987 - Australia beat Pakistan in the semis by 18 runs

    1992 - Pakistan won the world cup by beating England

    1996 - Pakistan managed to beat UAE, NL, England, NZL but couldnt make it to semis

    1999 - Lost to Australia in the final by 8 wickets

    2003 - Poor WC for Pakistan. Managed to beat only Namibia and NL

    2007 - Horror!
    Last 2 WCs has been pretty poor for Pakistan!


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    Congratulations!

    Quote Originally Posted by kingkallis View Post
    Last 2 WCs has been pretty poor for Pakistan!
    Congratulations kingkallis! You have done it again. To me you are the 'Tendulkar of Cricket Quiz'. The 2 hours that I have spent was worth the time invested preparing it.

    Hat's off to kingkallis! You are the best. You have made my day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bullseye View Post
    Congratulations kingkallis! You have done it again. To me you are the 'Tendulkar of Cricket Quiz'. The 2 hours that I have spent was worth the time invested preparing it.

    Hat's off to kingkallis! You are the best. You have made my day.
    Thanks mate!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bouncer View Post
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