General Knowledge - Sports

Exercise :: Sports - Section 2

51. 

Who was the man of the match of the 1983 World Cup Final?

A. Kapil Dev
B. Roger Binny
C. Sunil Gavaskar
D. M. Amarnath

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

This capped off an amazing win by the Indians over the all-conquering West Indian side!

52. 

Who was the first Indian batsman to have achieved 300 runs in an innings in Tests?

A. Sachin Tendulkar
B. Sourav Ganguly
C. Bishen Singh Bedi
D. Virender Sehwag

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

India's first 300 which Sehwag bought up, characteristically with a six, was at Multan against Pakistan in early 2004.

53. 

When did Sourav Ganguly made his ODI debut?

A. 20 March 1993
B. 11 January 1992
C. 1 December 1987
D. 1 June 1998

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Sourav Ganguly made his debut against West Indies at Brisbane and scored 3 runs. (India dismissed for 191 in 48.3 overs). West Indies won the match by 6 wickets.

54. 

What is the middle name of Parthiv Patel?

A. Rohan
B. Jaichandra
C. Ajay
D. Karan

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Lucky Fellow! He missed his 12th boards, thanks to the 2003 World Cup.

55. 

What is the middle name of Sourav Ganguly?

A. Chandidas
B. Mohandas
C. Chandradas
D. Tarwadi

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Prince was born on 8th July 1972.