Quiz Time : Identify Cricketers by Nicknames!

Identify cricketers by nicknames!

  1. Lil master
  2. Prince of Trinidad
  3. Mr 360
  4. Mr Cricket
  5. Don
  6. The Wall
  7. Captain cool
  8. The Postmen
  9. Universe Boss
  10. King of reverse swing
  11. Pup
  12. Punter
  13. Rawalpindi express
  14. God of offside
  15. The Madmax
  16. Jumbo
  17. Pigeon
  18. Haryana Hurricane
  19. Zulu
  20. Master Blaster
  21. Big Bird
  22. Black Cat/Super Cat
  23. Hollywood
  24. Bradman of Asia
  25. Iron Gloves
  26. Dizzy
  27. Biff

Lets see who can answer all!! Don’t Google!

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1 Lil master : Sunil Gavaskar

5 Don - The Don : Don Bradman

6 The Wall : Rahul David

7 Captain Cool : MS Dhoni

9 Universe Boss : Gayle

13 Rawalpindi express : Shoaib Akhtar

20 Master Blaster : Sachin Tendulkar

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3 Mr. 360 - AB de Villiers
2. Prince of Trinidad - Brian Lara
18 Haryana Hurricane - Kapil Dev

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8.Gavin Larsen The postman
25.Rod Marsh Iron Gloves
26.Jason Gillespie Dizzy

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  1. Haryana Hurricane: Kapil Dev
  2. Master Blaster: Sachin Tendulkar
  3. Jumbo: Anil Kumble
  4. God of offside: Sourav Ganguly
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Come on guys, :call_me_hand:

4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 27 still pending.

They are not that difficult! :roll_eyes:

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  1. Michael Hussey
  2. Don Bradman

10 King of Reverse Swing: Wasim Akram
12. Ricky Ponting

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I am adding a few more

  1. Colonel
  2. Tuk Tuk
  3. Beefy
  4. Strokeless Wonder
  5. Jimmy
  6. Tugga
  7. Gabbar
  8. Binga
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12 Punter - Ricky Ponting
14 God of Offside / Dada - Ganguly
16 Jumbo - Kumble
22 Black cat / super cat - Clive Lloyd
25 Iron gloves - Rod Marsh

30 Beefy - Ian Botham
34 Gabbar - Shikhar Dhawan

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  1. Colonel: Dilip Vengsarkar
  2. Binga: Brett Lee
  3. Tugga: Steve Waugh
    29 Tuk Tuk: Misbah-ul Haq
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11, 15, 17, 23, 24, 27, 31, 32 remain, Go get them!

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11 Michael Clarke
15 Aravinda de Silva
17 McGrath
23 Shane Warne :grin:

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24 Bradman of Asia: Zaheer Abbas
32 Jimmy: Mohinder Amarnath

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No Cheeku in this list? :thinking:

virat-kohli-cheeku

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Too Cheeky! :smiley:

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27 Biff Graeme Smith
31 Strokeless Wonder - Sidhu. At the start of his career he was called this due to his benign stroke play. Then came rain of sixes and he became Sixersingh Sidhu. In the last years of his career he was to loose his place due to bad fielding, He worked on it and became one of the better fielders of the team. The name Jonty Singh followed. He is also called Sherry.

Now a days, he is known more as Laughing Budhha! :grinning:

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19. Zulu - Lance Klusener, South African former cricketer and cricket coach
He is nicknamed “Zulu” because of his fluency in the Zulu language.

11. Pup - Michael Clarke was nicknamed pup for being the youngest player in the team when he joined the Australian team.

4. Mr. Cricket - Michael Hussey nicknamed Mr. Cricket for his encyclopaedic knowledge of the sport. He however disliked the nickname finding it "a bit embarrassing’.

17. Pigeon - Glenn McGrath was nicknamed pigeon because of his thin legs as a youngster.

23. Hollywood - Shane Warne for his posterboy looks. :blush:

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  1. Lil master : Sunil Gavaskar
  2. Prince of Trinidad : Lara
  3. Mr 360 : AB de Villiers
  4. Mr Cricket : M Hussey
  5. Don : Bradman
  6. The Wall : David
  7. Captain cool : MSD
  8. The Postmen : Gavin Larsen
  9. Universe Boss : Chris Gayle
  10. King of reverse swing : W. Akram
  11. Pup : Michael Clarke
  12. Punter : Ponting
  13. Rawalpindi express : Aktar
  14. God of offside : Ganguly
  15. Jumbo : Kumble
  16. Pigeon : Mcgrath
  17. Haryana Hurricane : Kapil Dev
  18. Zulu : Lance Klusner
  19. Master Blaster : Tendulkar
  20. Big Bird : Joel Garner
  21. Black Cat/Super Cat : Clive Lloyd
  22. Hollywood : Shane Warne
  23. Bradman of Asia : Z Abbas
  24. Iron Gloves : Rod Marsh
  25. Dizzy : J. Gillespie
  26. Biff : G Smith
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Thanks for compiling all answers! :+1:

I mention One Missed Madmax - Aravinda DiSIlva

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  1. Colonel - Dilip Vengsarkar
  2. Tuk Tuk - Misbah Ul Haque
  3. Beefy - Botham
  4. Strokeless Wonder - Sidhu
  5. Jimmy - Mohinder Amarnath
  6. Tugga - Steve Waugh
  7. Gabbar - Shikhar Dhavan
  8. Binga - Brett Lee
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