Sport isn’t just good for children’s bodies; it’s good for their minds too. Studies have shown that sport has psychological benefits for children and adolescents and teaches them important life skills. With the pandemic, pausing all our outdoor plans- why not play some fun indoor games. With IPL fever in full swing, try out these fun trivia on your friends and family…
1)In the Indian Premier League in 2015, which bowler won the Purple Cap, awarded to the player with the highest number of wickets taken during the season?
1)Dwayne Bravo : The West Indian test player, Dwayne Bravo, took a total of 26 wickets for his side, the Chennai Super Kings. Bravo became the only player to win the Purple Cap for a second time, having previously won it in the 2013 season.
2)Who was the leading run-scorer of the tournament?
2)Chris Gayle(Royal Challengers Bangalore) : Chris Gayle of Royal Challengers Bangalore notched a total of 608 runs in 12 matches with a mind-blowing strike rate of 183.13 to finish as the leading run-scorer of the tournament.
3)The 31st match was between Delhi and Kolkata. Who won?
3)Delhi : They won by nine wickets with 6 balls remaining.
4)Where was the Final of the 2009 IPL held?
4)New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg : This was held on 24 May, 2009. Deccan Chargers won the toss and chose to bat. The astonishing thing was that Captain Adam Gilchrist of the Chargers got bowled out to Captain of Bangalore- Anil Kumble, for a duck, and that also in the first over!
5)The first game was played between the Mumbai Indians and the Chennai Super Kings. 5)Who won it?
Mumbai Indians : They won it by 19 runs after they amassed 165 and Chennai only managed to get 145.
6) Who was the youngest player on the Kings XI roster in the IPL 2008?
6) Rishi Dhawan : Rishi Dhawan, aged 18, played for the Himachal Pradesh Cricket team. Tanmay Srivastava, member of the 2008 Under-19 World Cup winning Indian team, was also aged 18, but was older than Dhawan by a few months.