Sunday, May 25, 2014

SS Super Sunday #1: Cricket Bonanza




Identify A to Y. Each correct identification is worth 2 points. If all the letters are correct, you get an additional 20 points.


A was the highest wicket taker in the 1983 Cricket World Cup. His son, B also plays for the state C just like his father. B’s wife D is a TV sports journalist who used to work with Zee Sports but currently works with E. F is a former wicketkeeper- batsman who was first selected as a replacement for Nayan Mongia in the Standard Bank Series in South Africa in 1996-97. He took to commentary after an unsuccessful career that was ended by an injury. The injury was similar to that of the legendary Indian captain G. H coached Kenya to an unlikely semi-final berth in the 2003 Cricket World Cup.

I is the state cricket association of C. It manages a stadium named after J. J was a former president of BCCI and of I.  K is also a former president of I, a former Indian captain and India’s highest wicket taker in Tests.
K and G are both recipients of the “L Cricketer of the Year” award. The sports news website M was acquired by L in 2002. E later acquired M in 2007. The current editor of M is N.

B currently plays for O in the Indian Premier League. P played for O in the 2008 and 2009 IPL seasons and fetched the highest bid at the 2012 IPL auction. P’s current team in the IPL is Q. P and Q’s captain are both managed by the sports management company R.

While O was the champion of IPL 2008, S finished last in the same season. S was re-incarnated as T for IPL 2013 after a change of owners. U and V are the mentors of T. U’s son also plays for T. V was the captain of S for IPL 2008. W is the head coach of T and has previously coached X to the 2007 cricket World Cup final.

A coached the India Under-19 team to victory in the 2000 World Cup held in X. Y was the captain of that victorious team.

Bonus Question (This question is worth an additional 10 points)- What are A, F and H together a part of?


P.S.- Please provide your entire answer in a single comment. Since this is a Super Sunday question, the marking is not time-bound. You get all the points irrespective of whether you answer first or last. So keep calm and get it right. 80 points are up for grabs!!!

14 comments:

Queen of Random said...

A - Roger Binny
B - Stuart Binny
C - Karnataka
D - Mayanti Langer
E - ESPN
F - Saba Karim
G - Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
H - Sandeep Patil
I - Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA)
J - M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
K - Anil Kumble
L - Wisden
M - CricInfo
N - Sambit Bal
O - Rajasthan Royals
P - Ravindra Jadeja
Q - Chennai Super Kings
R - Rhiti Sports
S - Deccan Chargers
T - Sunrisers Hyderabad
U - Krish Srikkanth
V - VVS Laxman
W - Tom Moody
X - Sri Lanka
Y - Mohammad Kaif

A, F, and H are a part of the Selection Committee

Bipul Agarwal said...

Roger Binny was the highest wicket taker in the 1983 Cricket World Cup. His son, Stuart Binny also plays for the state Karnataka just like his father. Stuart Binny’s wife Mayanti Langar is a TV sports journalist who used to work with Zee Sports but currently works with ESPN. Saba Karim is a former wicketkeeper- batsman who was first selected as a replacement for Nayan Mongia in the Standard Bank Series in South Africa in 1996-97. He took to commentary after an unsuccessful career that was ended by an injury. The injury was similar to that of the legendary Indian captain Mansoor Ali Pataudi. Sandeep Patil coached Kenya to an unlikely semi-final berth in the 2003 Cricket World Cup.

KSCA is the state cricket association of Karnataka. It manages a stadium named after M Chinnaswamy. M Chinnaswamy was a former president of BCCI and of KSCA. Anil Kumble is also a former president of KSCA, a former Indian captain and India’s highest wicket taker in Tests.
Anil Kumble and Mansoor Ali Pataudi are both recipients of the “Wisden Cricketer of the Year” award. The sports news website CricInfo was acquired by Wisden in 2002. ESPN later acquired CricInfo in 2007. The current editor of CricInfo is Sambit Bal.

Stuart Binny currently plays for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. Ravindra Jadeja played for Rajasthan Royals in the 2008 and 2009 IPL seasons and fetched the highest bid at the 2012 IPL auction. Ravindra Jadeja’s current team in the IPL is Chennai Super Kings. Ravindra Jadeja and Chennai Super Kings’s captain are both managed by the sports management company Rhiti Sports.

While Rajasthan Royals was the champion of IPL 2008, Deccan Chargers finished last in the same season. Deccan Chargers was re-incarnated as Sunrisers Hyderabad for IPL 2013 after a change of owners. K.Srikkanth and VVS Laxman are the mentors of Sunrisers Hyderabad. K.Srikkanth’s son also plays for Sunrisers Hyderabad. VVS Laxman was the captain of Deccan Chargers for IPL 2008. Tom Moody is the head coach of Sunrisers Hyderabad and has previously coached Sri-Lanka to the 2007 cricket World Cup final.

Roger Binny coached the India Under-19 team to victory in the 2000 World Cup held in Sri Lanka. Md Kaif was the captain of that victorious team.

What are Roger Binny, Saba Karim and Sandeep Patil together a part of?
BCCI Selection Committee

Eeshan said...

A. Roger Binny
B. Stuart Binny
C. Karnataka
D. Mayanti Langer
E. ESPNStar
F. Saba Karim
G. Tiger Pataudi
H. Sandeep Patil
I. KSCA
J. M.Chinnaswamy
K. Anil Kumble
L. Wisden
M. Cricinfo
N. Sambit Bal
O. RR
P. Sir
Q. CSK
R. Rhiti Sports
S. DC
T. Sunrisers Hyd.
U. Krishnamachari Srikanth
V. VVS Laxman
W. Tom Moody
X. Sri Lanka
Y. Mohd. Kaif

BCCI Selection Committee

Samyak Bahuguna said...

A-roger binny
B- staurt binny
c-karnataka
d- mayanti langer
e-ESPN
f- saba karim
g_mak pataudi
h- sandeep patil
i- KSCA
j- M.chinaswamy
k- Anil kumble
l-Wisden
m- cricinfo
N-sambit bal
o- rajasthan royals
p- ravindra jadeja
q-csk
r-Rhiti sports
s-deccan chargers
t- sunrisers hyderabad
u- kris srikanth
v- vvs laxman
w- tom moody
x- sri lanka
y- yuvraj singh

a,f,h are cuurent selectors.

Shobhit Narain said...

A - Roger Binny
B - Stuart Binny
C - Karnataka
D - Mayanti Langer
E - ESPN
F - Saba Karim
G - M.A.K. Pataudi
H - Sandeep Patil
I - Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA)
J - M. Chinnaswamy
K - Anil Kumble
L - Wisden
M - Cricinfo
N - Sambit Bal
O - Rajasthan Royals
P - 'Sir' Ravindra Jadeja
Q - Chennai Super Kings
R - Rhiti Sports
S - Deccan Chargers
T - Sunrisers Hyderabad
U - Krish Shrikkanth
V - VVS Laxman
W - Tom Moody
X - Sri Lanka
Y - Mohammad Kaif
Bonus Question Answer : BCCI Selection Committee

achalnorris said...

A - Roger Binny
B - Stuart Binny
C - Karnataka
D - Mayanti Langer
E - ESPN
F - Saba Karim
G - MAK Pataudi
H - Sandeep Patil
I - KSCA
J - MA Chinnaswamy
K - Anil Kumble
L - Wisden
M - Cricinfo
N - Sambit Bal
O - Rajasthan Royals
P - Ravindra Jadeja
Q - CSK
R - Rhiti Sports
S - Deccan Chargers
T - Sunrisers Hyderabad
U - Kris Srikanth
V - VVS Laxman
W - Tom Moody
X - Sri Lanka
Y - Mohammed Kaif

BCCI's selection committee

Manav Agarwal said...

A- Roger Binny
B- Stuart Binny
C- Karnataka
D- Mayanti Langer
E- ESPN
F- Saba Karim
G- Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
H- Sandeep April
I- KSCA
J- M.Chinnaswamy
K- Anil Jumble
L- Wisden
M- CricInfo
N- Sambit Bal
O- Rajasthan Royals
P- Ravindra Jadeja
Q- Chennai Super Kings
R- Rhiti Sports
S- Deccan Chargers
T-Sunrisers Hyderabad
U- Kris Srikanth
V- VVS Lax man
W- Tom Moody
X- Sri Lanka
Y- Mohammad Kaif

A,F,H together jurists of Gully Cricket Tournament 2009

Anand Sinha said...

A- Roger Binny
B- Stuart Binny
C- Karnataka
D- Mayanti Langer
E- ESPN
F- Saba Karim
G - MAK Pataudi
H- Sandeep Patil
I - Karnataka State cricket association(KSCA)
J- Chinnaswamy
K - Anil Kumble
L- Wisden Group
M - Cricinfo
N -Sambit Pal
O - rajastan Royals
P - ravindra jadeja
Q - CSK
R - Rhiti Sports
S - Deccan Chargers
T - Sunrisers Hyderabad
U - Kris Shrikanth
V - VVS Laxamn
W - Tom Moody
X - Sri Lanka
Y - Md Kaif

Bonus - A,F and H are part of current Indian cricket team's selection panel

dnjha said...

A- Roger Binny, B- Stuart Binny, C- Karnataka, D- Mayanti Langer, E- ESPN, F- Saba Karim, G- Nawab of Pataudi Jr., H- Sandeep Patil, I- KSCA, J- M.Chinnaswamy, K- Anil Kumble, L-Wisden, M- Cricinfo, N- Sambit Bal, O- Rajasthan Royals, P- Ravindra Jadeja, Q- Chennai Super Kings, R- Rhiti, S- Deccan Chargers, T- Sunrisers Hydrabad, U- K.Srikanth, V- VVS Laxman, W- Tom Moody, X- Sri Lanka, Y- Mohammad Kaif

A, F, H are part of BCCI's selestion committee

Apoorv Kumar said...

A- Roger Binny
B- Stuart Binny
C- Karnataka
D- Mayanti Langer
E- ESPN
F- Saba Karim
G- Mansoor Ali Khan of Pataudi
H- Sandeep Patil
I- KSCA (Karnataka State Cricket Association)
J- M. Chinnaswamy
K- Anil Kumble
L- Wisden
M- Crininfo
N- Sambit Bal
O- Rajasthan Royals
P- Ravindra Jadeja
Q- Chennai Superkings
R- Rhiti Sports
S- Deccan Chargers
T- Sunrisers Hyderabad
U- Krish Srikkanth
V- VVS Laxman
W- Tom Moody
X- Sri Lanka
Y- Mohammed Kaif

BONUS - National Selector Committee

Abhishek Nair said...

A- Roger Binny
B- Stuart Binny
C- Karnataka
D- Mayanti Langer
E- ESPN
F- Saba Karim
G- M.A.K. Pataudi
H- Sandeep Patil
I- Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA)
J- Chinaswamy
K- Anil Kumble
L- Wisden
M- Cricinfo
N- Sambit Bal
O- Rajasthan Royals
P- Ravindra Jadeja
Q- Chennai Super Kings
R- Rhiti Sports Management
S- Deccan Chargers
T- SunRisers Hyderabad
U- K. Shrikanth
V- Very Very Special Laxman
W- Tom Moody
X- Srilanka
Y- Mohammed Kaif

Roger Binny, Saba karim and Sandeep Patil -- All were cricket experts for some or the other news channel?

indian said...

A- Roger Binny;
B- Stuart Binny;
C- Karnataka;
D- Mayanti Langer;
E- ESPN;
F- Saba Karim;
G- Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi;
H- Sandeep Patil;
I- Karnatak State Cricket Association;
J- M.Chinnaswamy Stadium;
K- Anil Kumble;
L- Wisden;
M- Cricinfo;
N- Sambit Bal;
O- Rajasthan Royals;
P- Ravindra Jadeja;
Q- Chennai Super Kings;
R- Rhiti Sports;
S- Deccan Chargers;
T- Sunrisers Hyderabad;
U- VVS Laxman;
V- K.Srikanth;
W- Tom Moody;
X- Sri Lanka;
Y- Mohammed Kaif;
A, H, F - BCCI Selectors.

Conquistador said...

The correct answers are:-
A- Roger Binny
B- Stuart Binny
C- Karnataka
D- Mayanti Langer
E- ESPN
F- Saba Karim
G- MAK Pataudi
H- Sandeep Patil
I- Karnataka State Cricket Association
J- M. Chinnaswamy
K- Anil Kumble
L- Wisden
M- Cricinfo
N- Sambit Bal
O- Rajasthan Royals
P- Ravindra Jadeja
Q- Chennai Super Kings
R- Rhiti Sports
S- Deccan Chargers
T- Sunrisers Hyderabad
U- Krishnamachari Srikkanth
V- VVS Laxman
W- Tom Moody
X- Sri Lanka
Y- Mohammad Kaif

Answer to Bonus Question- A(Roger Binny), F(Saba Karim) and H(Sandeep Patil) are together a part of the BCCI Selection Committe

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