Thursday, March 29, 2007

England 99: The VIIth Cricket World Cup

commerorative stamp for 1999 Cricket World Cup
q.1 Identify the country which released this stamp to commerorate 'England 99"?

q.2 Fill up the blanks.

With Wasim Akram and ________ ________ acting out the role of the orchestra on the Titanic, playing on valiantly as the ship went down, Mark Waugh and Darren Lehmann began to pick off the remaining runs at will, with Lehmann driving pleasantly through the covers to leave Australia needing under ten for victory........ A ridiculous _______ ________ by some Pakistani _________ was fortunately dealt with quickly and Darren Lehmann thrashed ______ _______'s _______ ball of the 20th over to the point boundary to post the winning runs for Australia and a well deserved, if thoroughly anti-climactic victory.

q.3 His average of 140.50 was the highest of the World Cup? Whose? ( Can you recall who were the other 2 guys to average over 100? )
q.4 Which all countries co-hosted the ICC Cricket World Cup 1999?

q.5 "Shane Warne was the highest wicket taker of the tournament." Is that statement completely true?

8 comments:

Kartikeya said...

3. Lance Klusener
2. Saqlain Mushtag,_______ ______ , supporters, Saqlain Mushtaq's fourth
4. England, Scotland, Wales and the Netherlands
5. No Geoff Allot Left Arm fast of New Zealand was and assuming Warne played all the games and so did Allot, Allot played one match less than Warne in getting his wickets (i didn't know Warne was highest wicket taker.)

Homer said...

1. the Netherlands?
2. Saqlain Mushtaq,pitch invasion , supporters,Saqlain Mushtaq, first.
3.Lance Klusener
4. England, Netherlands, Scotland
5. no

Tintin said...

1. From the distinctive green colour, it should be Bangladesh.

2. Waqar Younis for the first one and Saqlain Mushtaq for the last

3. Klusener. Don't know the others two - Saeed Anwar, if I am forced to guess one.

4. England, Ireland, Netherlands

5. Geoff took A llot of wickets too.

Sankalp said...

Bajju Boy

Here goes my first entry ever in blogosphere...

Q - 1 Bangladesh - am guessing so because of the flag in the backdrop

Q - 2 Boy, that's a toughie. Would hazard a guess with….A ridiculous “pitch invasion” by some Pakistani “spectators”….

Q – 3 Lance Klusener (Ridley Jacobs…don’t know the third)

Q – 4 England, Scotland, Ireland and Netherlands

Q – 5 He was the highest wicket taker…dunno if someone else too shared the honours

Sankalp said...

Bajju Boy

Here goes my first entry ever in blogosphere...

Q - 1 Bangladesh - am guessing so because of the flag in the backdrop

Q - 2 Boy, that's a toughie. Would hazard a guess with….A ridiculous “pitch invasion” by some Pakistani “spectators”….

Q – 3 Lance Klusener (Ridley Jacobs…don’t know the third)

Q – 4 England, Scotland, Ireland and Netherlands

Q – 5 He was the highest wicket taker…dunno if someone else too shared the honours

Sankalp said...

Bajju Boy

Here goes my first entry ever in blogosphere...

Q - 1 Bangladesh - am guessing so because of the flag in the backdrop

Q - 2 Boy, that's a toughie. Would hazard a guess with….A ridiculous “pitch invasion” by some Pakistani “spectators”….

Q – 3 Lance Klusener (Ridley Jacobs…don’t know the third)

Q – 4 England, Scotland, Ireland and Netherlands

Q – 5 He was the highest wicket taker…dunno if someone else too shared the honours

Amit Bajaj said...

Welcome aboard Mr. Mehrotra

Looks like this one was a bit on the tougher side..actually the response to the previous quiz gauded me to raise the bar this time round. Guess that's the trick - to manage the toughness level whilst maintaining the standards.Phew!

Will post the answers today.

Zaid said...

1. Bangladesh
3. Lance Klusener
4. England, Scotland
5. Yes