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Who is the only cricketer to score two successive centuries in a world cup?

A) Rahul Dravid B) Sachin Tendulkar
C) Virender Sehwag D) Surav Ganguly

Answer:   A) Rahul Dravid

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Name the cricketer who has become the first Indian to face 500-plus balls in an Test match innings ? 

A) Virat Kohli B) Cheteshwar Pujara
C) Karun Nair D) Murli Vijay
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Cheteshwar Pujara

Explanation:

India's most consistent middle-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara stormed his way into record books after playing a marathon innings against Australia on fourth day of the third Test match
surpassing Rahul Dravid previous best of 495 balls. 

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Q:

Who has won the Hero Indian Golf Open 2017 ?

A) Gavin Green B) S.S.P. Chawrasia
C) Anirban Lahiri D) Scott Jamieson
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) S.S.P. Chawrasia

Explanation:

Chawrasia, became the first Indian to successfully defend a European Tour title and the first player to win their first four events in their home country.

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Who is appointed as ambassador for ICC Women's world cup 2017 by the ICC ?

A) Sachin Tendulkar B) Veerender Sehwag
C) Virat Kohli D) Rahul Dravid
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Sachin Tendulkar

Explanation:

ICC appoints Sachin Tendulkar as an ambassador for ICC Women's world cup 2017.

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Which will be the new sponsor of the Indian cricket team from April 2017 ?

A) Paytm B) Star
C) Oppo D) Reliance-Jio
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Oppo

Explanation:

OPPO, the mobile manufacturing brand has dealt with Indian Cricket Team for its sponsorship for 05 years. OPPO has paid Rs. 1079 crore for this deal. The BCCI has signed a five-year contract with OPPO and this contract will begin from April.

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Who is named as 'Captain of the year' in the 10th annual ESPNcricinfo Awards ?

A) Quinton de Kock B) Hayley Williams
C) Ben Stokes D) Virat Kohli
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Virat Kohli

Explanation:

Indian international cricketer Virat Kohli has named as the 'Captain of the Year' at the 10th annual ESPNcricinfo Awards. Kohli led India to nine wins out of 12 Tests in the year 2016.

♦ The ESPNcricinfo awards honour the best batting and bowling performances across the international formats of the game in the preceding calendar year.
♦ This year ESPNcricinfo introduced awards for women’s cricket across all three international formats.

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