Born on October 29, 1989, Varun Raymond Aaron is an Indian cricketer from Jamshedpur. A right-arm fast bowler, he first played for Jharkhand U-19 followed by Jharkhand Ranji team. He played his first One Day International (ODI) for India in October 2011 and made his Test debut the following month. He currently plays for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL. Possessing a smooth run-up and a repeatable action, Aaron consistently bowls in excess of 145 km/h (90 mph) from close to the stumps with decent control. Hailing from Jharkhand, Aaron has been part of the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai since he was spotted by a talent scout at the age of 15. In his first year with the Jharkhand Under-19 side, he also played for East Zone and was later part of the India Under-19 camp. He grew up admiring Andy Roberts, and pace has been his focus since his teens. Aaron took 13 wickets in the 2010-11 Ranji Trophy and bowled a 153.4 km/h (95.3 mph) delivery. He was part of the India Emerging Players squad that went to Australia in 2011, and after impressing there earned a call-up to the India ODI squad for the series in England. Though he did not get a game on that trip, he made his India debut in Mumbai when England returned for an ODI series in October 2011. He was part of the India Emerging Players squad that went to Australia in 2011, and after impressing there earned a call-up to the Indian T20 and ODI squad for the series in England as a replacement for Ishant Sharma.
Identify the Player:
Questions of this week:
1. Who was the top scorer from J&K in the Vijay Hazare Trophy match played against Jharkhand recently?
2. Who is the president of J&K Judo Association?
3. Name the players who scored 178 runs for J&K in the Cooch Behar U-19 Cricket Tournament match against Tamil Nadu?
4. Name the player who won brone medal in World Boxing Championship recently ?
5. Who is Ranjeet Singh Chib?
Answers of the last week:
1. Ravi Chandaran Ashwin 2 Vikramaditya 3. Ian Dev Singh 4. J&K 5. J&K’s former Ranji Trophy player .
The best entry of this week was received from Satish Kumar, New Plots, Jammu.
The other entries of the week were from Sunil Sharma, Talab Tilloo, Jammu; Rakesh Koul, 144/H, Durga Nagar, Jammu; Abhishek Nayyar, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu; Prakash Singh Jasrotia, Sinink Colony, Jammu and Sanjay Dhar, Lane No 1, H No-3, Upper Laxmi Nagar, Sarwal, Jammu.