Cricket Writer Weekend Quiz – March 25th 2017

Posted by on Saturday, March 25th, 2017 in Cricket





Answer: The 3 part answer to this week’s quiz from Quizmaster Somasuderam Vedula is as

1) Mike Proctor of South Africa.

2) Hit six sixes in six balls in a First-Class match, but across two overs. The bowler was Dennis Breakwell (66 6666). Interestingly, Botham bowled a maiden at the other end in between.

3) “100mph from mid-off off the wrong foot.”


Winner: Although we had some partially correct answers, it was Abhishek Mukherjee, Cricket Historian  and Editor of Cricket Country, who had the most complete answer we received.

Congrats Abhishek and you get to be Quiz Master on any week you choose before April 30th 2017. Drop us a line at and we can get you all set up!


The next quiz will be up on Saturday 8th April 2017 and on every Saturday thereafter!
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We put up a quiz every Saturday which will stay up for 48-hours or when the right answer is posted in the comments section. Either way, the question stays up at least for 24-hours.


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The Winner will be invited to send in their own Weekly Quiz question to the Cricket Writer for future inclusion in this section, and of course her/his name and picture will be displayed in the Image section where the Quiz Photo (if any) is usually displayed!

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Quiz Question for Weekend of 25th March 2017

This weekend we have a very interesting photo based question which will tax your brains and your knowledge. To win the Quiz, you have to answer it correctly and in full. All 3 parts need to be correct to win the prize. Needless to say, the decision of the Quizmaster is final!

The question this week is contributed by Somasunderam  Vedula, one of our joint winners from the previous week and an avid fan and supporter of Cricket Writer!

He is claiming his prize here by throwing a challenge to you to answer this week’s 3 part question.


The Question

Answer all 3 questions below correctly to win the prize!

(A) Identify the bowler. What is his name and which Country did he represent?
(B) As a batsman he has a unique record..what is that record?
(C) As a bowler ,he was once described as a man who bowled at—————(fill in the blanks)


Your time starts NOW!


10 responses to “Cricket Writer Weekend Quiz – March 25th 2017”

  1. Ram Vaidyanathan says:

    1, Mike Procter of South Africa
    2. He scored 109 out of the team’s 135 in county cricket, the highest percentage individual score
    3. Don’t really know but taking a guess (all I can think of ) – “the man who bowled off the wrong foot”

  2. Chinmoy Jena says:

    1.Mike Proctor of South Africa
    2.Scored six successive centuries in first class cricket thus equalling the record of C.B.Fry and Don Bradman.
    3.—100 mph from mid-off off the wrong foot.

  3. Naresh Sadasivan says:

    I am reasonably sure I am wrong but I thought it was Max Walker of Australia. I will have to think yo something smart for the other two; I honestly don’t have the foggiest idea for an answer

  4. Saby Banerjee says:

    1. Mike Procter who played for SA
    2. 6 successive first class centuries
    3 Bowled at high pace early in his career and then also bowled offspin later on.

  5. Ritesh says:

    1 Mike Procter. 3 Bowled off wrong foot. No idea on 2

  6. Abhishek Mukherjee says:

    1. Mike Procter.
    2A. Equalled CB Fry and Don Bradman by scoring six hundreds in six innings.
    2B. Hit six sixes in six balls in a First-Class match, but across two overs. The bowler was Dennis Breakwell (66 6666). Interestingly, Botham bowled a maiden at the other end in between.
    3. 100mph from mid-off off the wrong foot.

  7. Ritesh says:

    Zabardust. Now i remember. The beauty of a good quiz is when one feels as if one knows the answer and has read it somewhere and after the answer is revealed it comes back in a flash
    Congrats Soma ji and Abhishek ji. Super one, from both of u

  8. Somasundaram V says:

    Excellent reponse..Thank you all of you….congrats Abhisek ji….

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