Wednesday, June 25, 2014

SS #14: A record not to be proud of

DR- 2.5/5

Connect the following to a famous cricketer and explain the connect.


  1. Hannan Sarkar, and Sawai Mansingh Stadium

    Connect: Gavaskar and Sarkar are the only Test Cricketers to be dismissed by 1st ball of the match on 3 occasions.

    For Gavaskar, one of these occasions, was at Sawai Mansingh Stadium.

  2. Connects to Sunil Gavaskar. Both Hannan Sarkar and Gavaskar share the record for being dismissed thrice on the first ball of a test (only players to be dismissed as such more than once).
    Gavaskar's 3rd time was in Sawai Mansingh Stadium Jaipur on Imran Khan's delivery.

  3. Connect - Sunil Gavaskar
    Connection - Hanan Sarkar & Sunil Gavaskar both have been dismissed with the first ball of a test match THRICE. Jaipur was the venue when this happened to Gavaskar for the last time.

    Pics - Hanan Sarkar (Bangladeshi Cricketer) & Sawai Man Singh Stadium (Jaipur) map

  4. Hanan Sarkar - Record for being dismissed thrice of the first ball of a test match.
    He shares the record with Sunil Gavaskar who was dismissed off the first ball of a Test Match for the third time at the Sawaai Maan Sigh stadium thereby becoming the world record holder of this particular record. The answer is Sunil Gavaskar, the joint holder of this dubious record.

  5. Chris gayle
    Century against Bangladesh at sawai mansingh stadium

  6. Connect- Sunil Gavaskar
    Hannan Sarkar holds the record for the maximum dismissals in the first ball of a Test match, i.e., 3. He shares this infamous record with the legendary Sunil Gavaskar who was dismissed the third time in this way at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium against Pakistan.


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