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1Born on June 29, 1090, Gurkeerat Singh Mann is an Indian cricketer who plays as a lower-order batsman for Punjab in domestic cricket. A right-handed batsman and off break bowler, he is a member of the Kings XI Punjab in IPL and a regular in India A team.. Gurkeerat plays for Punjab in Indian domestic cricket and represents North Zone in Duleep Trophy and Deodhar Trophy. On 24 December 2014 while playing for Punjab, he made an unbeaten 73 runs to see his team to victory while chasing 205 for victory on the 4th day. He made his second hundred in first-class cricket against Karnataka. His 157 is also his highest score in first-class cricket. On 14 August 2015, he made unbeaten 87 runs off 81 balls in the Triangular Series Final against Australia A to help his team to the title. He walked into bat with India A struggling at 82/5 and needing 145 more runs to win the match. He hit nine fours and two sixes in his knock.He continued his good form against Bangladesh A team. In the first match of the three-match series he made 65 runs off 59 balls to help India A go past 300. He followed his fifty with a five-for in the same match to bowl out Bangladesh A for 226. His 5/29 were his best figure in List A cricket. After his impressive all round performance against Bangladesh A Team, Mann was selected in India’s 15 man Squad for the 5 match ODI series against South Africa.

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Questions of this week:
1.    Who won man of the match title in the T20 match against South Africa on October 2, 2015?
2.    For which team Angelo Mathews played in IPL-8?
3.    Which faction of JKCA fielded the team in the second Ranji Trophy match against Himachal Pradesh at Dharmashalla this season?
4.    Who partnered Sania Mirza in China Open women’s doubles event?
5.    Who is Anurag Thakur?
Answers of the last week:
1. Rohit Sharma 2. Delhi Deredevls 3. Ansari faction 4. Martina Hingis                              5. Treasurer BCCI.
The best entry of this week was received from Goutam Goel, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu.
The other entries of the week were Sanjay Dhar, Lane No 1, H No-3, Upper Laxmi Nagar, Sarwal Jammu; Narinder Parihar, New Rehari, Jammu; Mohan Lal Dub, Kathua and Surjeet Singh, Preet Nagar, Jammu.