What do the yellow and blue colours in the CSK logo represent? Name the Super King who speaks Japanese, plays the saxophone and runs a successful ski-travel company. Who are the 4 players that CSK retained in the 2011 auction?
These were just some of the questions that were posed at Chennai Central at The Hindu's Twitter quiz on the Chennai Super Kings on Sunday morning. With questions set by The Hindu's own quiz whiz, V.V. Ramanan, there was a keen contest throughout.
Saravanan. S (@sarwshan) from Chennai won the first place — and two pavillion terrace tickets for the Chennai vs Delhi match on 14 May, 2013 — with 100 points. Anandh Subramanian (@anandhsub) of Bangalore placed second with 80 points; he gets a Landmark gift voucher worth Rs. 1000.
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The questions (answers in brackets) asked during the quiz:
1. What do the yellow and blue colours in the CSK logo represent? [Yellow stands for the fiery spirit and Blue represents infinity]
2. Why is the significance of February 18, 2008? [It was on this day India Cements announced its franchise would be called Chennai Super Kings]
3. Whose blog is titled ‘5, Victoria Hostel Road’? [R. Ashwin]
4. Name the Super King who speaks Japanese, plays the saxophone and runs a successful ski-travel company. [Dirk Nannes].
5. Who sports the No.1 jersey in the present CSK team? [R. Karthikeyan]
6. Apart from three Indians, name the other members of Team CSK who have a World Cup winners’ medal (50-over format). [Mike Hussey and Andy Bichel]
7. Name the three years when CSK has won the Fair Play Award in the IPL? [2008, 2010 and 2011]
8. Name the three CSK players whose siblings have also sported National colours. [Australia’s Michael Hussey (brother of David), South Africa’s Albie Morkel (brother of Morne) and West Indies’ Dwayne Bravo (half-brother of Darren)]
9. Name the popular actor and actress signed up by CSK as Brand Ambassadors when it was launched in 2008. [‘Ilayathalapathy’ Vijay and Nayantara]
10. Name the Man-of-the-match in two finals where CSK reigned supreme. [Suresh Raina and Murali Vijay]