Quiz No. 4


This one’s about nicknames. Aloo, Beefy, Turbanator, Punter are all too well-known, but do you know who the following are?

A little warm-up first (not part of the quiz).

White Lightning
The King of Spain
Mr. Cricket

Ready now?

Super Cat
Whispering Death

Answer as many as you can. And no cheating.


7 Responses to “Quiz No. 4”

  1. sukhi Says:

    Whispering Death – holding. know only that one.

  2. karthik Says:

    Super Cat : Clive Lloyd
    Caddyshack: Caddick?
    Shrek : Hoggard
    Whispering Death : holding
    Colonel : Vengsarkar
    Salami : Sami

    These are the ones i know ….

    Some browsing later, i found the rest….but hey! dont wanna score by cheating 😛

  3. Pratik Says:

    Nice job, Kartik. I’m impressed! Good catch on Caddick.

    6 down, 6 to go.

  4. Amar Says:

    Tugga – Steve Waugh
    Pigeon – Mcgrath
    White Lightning – Allan Donald
    Swampy – Geoff Marsh
    Super Cat – Clive Lloyd
    Virgil – Michael Vaughn (I think…)
    Razzler – Abdul Razzaq (a wild guess)
    Colonel – C.K.Naydu (???)

  5. S Jagadish Says:

    Those not answered:

    The King of Spain: Ashley Giles
    Mr. Cricket: Michael Hussey
    Bumble: David Lloyd
    Atlas: George Headley

  6. Pratik Says:

    Great job, everyone. As always, Jagadish to the rescue. Amar, Colonel is Vengsarkar. And great guesses on Virgil and Razzler.

  7. Pratik Says:

    Oh wait, just realized that nobody’s named Diamonds yet. That’s a tough one, although he’s very popular.

    SPOILER: For those that can’t wait, look at this great compilation of cricketers’ nicknames: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_nicknames_used_in_cricket

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