03 December, 2020

Fascinating Forty

Off the beaten track, these 40 questions try to test your knowledge on the legend and his legendary prowess with the willow.

Narendra Bisht
Fascinating Forty
  1. What connects Sachin Tendulkar to the following international cricketers: Damien Fleming (Australia), Douglas Marillier (Zimbabwe), Kumara Dharmasena (Sri Lanka), David Larter (England), Geoff Humpage (England), Margasahayam Venkataramana (India) and M.S.K. Prasad (India)?
  2. Exactly 68 years before Sachin was born (April 24, 1973), a cricketing legend made his first-class debut on that very day. Batting for Surrey against the Gentlemen of England at The Oval, he made 18 and 88, top-scoring in both innings. Who was the cricketer?
  3. Whose record did Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli break to set their erstwhile world record partnership of 664 runs on February 24, 1988?
  4. The most number of catches taken by fielder Sachin off a single batsman in international career is 9. Who is the batsman?
  5. Sachin has taken the most number of catches (34) in his international career off which Indian’s bowling?
  6. Which former cricketer, who died in a road accident, had the distinction of breaking Sachin’s record of...


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