Quiz No. 4

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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).

Tugga
White Lightning
Pigeon
The King of Spain
Mr. Cricket

Ready now?

Bumble
Super Cat
Caddyshack
Atlas
Shrek
Colonel
Diamonds
Whispering Death
Razzler
Swampy
Virgil
Salami

Answer as many as you can. And no cheating.

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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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