General Knowledge - Sports

Exercise :: Sports - Section 2

16. 

Who was named Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2000?

A. Rahul Dravid
B. Sourav Ganguly
C. Sachin Tendulkar
D. Yuvraj Singh

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Rahul Dravid was nicknamed, 'The Wall'.

17. 

What is the middle name of the world class batsman Sachin Tendulkar?

A. Rohan
B. Ramesh
C. Rahul
D. Ravi

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Sachin was born on 24th April 1973. The dream day for Indian cricket.

18. 

Which Indian batsman made his ODI debut in the same match in which Kapil Dev did?

A. Mohammad Azharuddin
B. Surinder Amarnath
C. Sachin Tendulkar
D. Navjot Sidhu

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

In that match, not only Kapil Dev and Surinder Amarnath made their ODI debuts but also Chetan Chauhan played his debut match.

19. 

Against which team did Rahul Dravid made his ODI debut?

A. Kenya
B. Pakistan
C. Sri Lanka
D. Australia

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Rahul Dravid played his first ODI against Sri Lanka on 3 April 1996 at The Padang, Singapore for the second match of Singapore cup 1995/96. He scored only 3 runs, but took 2 catches. India won the match by 12 runs.

20. 

What is the middle name of the Ajith Agarkar, a top class all rounder?

A. Karan
B. Bhalchandra
C. Dalmiya
D. Rohan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Ajith was born on 4th December.