Cricket Writer Weekend Quiz – July 1st 2017
The answers to the puzzle set by Rohit Beri are as follows.
The event that is the thread connecting all the questions is indeed the Cricket World Cup.
1. Martin Crowe. Was the first player to win the Man of the Tournament award at a World Cup in the
2. Clive Lloyd, Ricky Ponting and MS Dhoni were captains who won the Man of the Match award
in the Finals of the World Cup in 1975, 2003 and 2011 respectively.
3. Sanath Jayasuriya, Lance Klusener and Yuvraj Singh were Man of the Tournament winners
in 2011, 1999 and 1996 for their all-round performances despite not taking the most wickets or scoring
the most runs in the respective years when they won the award.
4. Martin Crowe and Sachin Tendulkar won the Man of the Tournament awards in 1992 and 2003
respectively for scoring the most runs.
5. Glenn McGrath and Mitchell Starc won the Man of the Tournament awards in 2007 and 2015
respectively for taking the most wickets.
6. Shane Warne was the only vice-captain to win the Man of the Match in the finals of a World Cup in
Winner: This was by no means an easy quiz, but Abhishek Mukherjee with his encyclopaedic
knowledge of the game cracks it once again!
Congrats Abhishek- you get to be Quiz Master (again!) on www.cricketwriter.com any week you choose
before July 31st 2017.
Drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can get you all set up!
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Quiz Question for Weekend of 1st July
This weekend we have a very interesting
puzzle which will tax your brains and
your knowledge. To win the Quiz, you have to
answer the puzzle correctly and in full.
Needless to say, the decision of the Quizmaster
The question this week is contributed by
Rohit Beri who once again comes up with an
innovative and quirky question! All you need
to do is look at the picture and answer the
The picture has names of cricket players in
different kind of boxes. There are six kinds of
boxes with the names of individual players.
These boxes represent some achievement or
incident. The same shape of box and a red
arrow connecting them means that
achievement or incident has more in common
than between the boxes of different shapes.
However, all these achievements or incidents
do fall in the same category overall.
Can you figure out the connection? Also there
is an odd one there, what is the story behind
Have a ‘Puzzling Weekend’!