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3Born on December 10, 1992, Barinder Balbirsingh Sran is an Indian international cricketer. He is a left-arm medium-fast bowler. He was a member of the Rajasthan Royals squad in the 2015 Indian Premier League. He made his One Day International debut for India against Australia on 12 January 2016.Sran switched from boxing to cricket at the age of 17. He attended trials for Kings XI Punjab but was not selected. He received cricket training at an academy in Chandigarh. He then took part in the Gatorade Speedster and won the North India leg. He won the Under-19 leg of Speedster after which he was sent to Dubai to train at the ICC academy. He made his debut for Punjab in 2011-12, taking part in T20s and Ranji Trophy. Injuries kept him out of action for a few seasons. In 2014 he attended trials conducted by Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals and was bought by the latter at the 2015 players auction.[6] He played only one match for the Royals that year.In a Ranji Trophy match in 2015, he took 6/61 and helped his team Punjab win by innings margin against Railways.Having played only eight List A matches, Sran was picked in the Indian ODI squad for the Australian tour in January 2016. He made his debut in the first ODI at Perth and took 3 for 56, dismissing Aaron Finch, David Warner and Steven Smith. He was not much impressive in the second ODI Played against Australia on January 15, 2015.


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Questions of this week:
1.        Name the Cricket Association, which felicitated cricketer Pranav Dhanawade, who created record in Under-16 Inter-School Cricket Tournament held at Mumbai recently?
2.        Who is the president of J&K Sports Speedball Association?
3.        Who scored back to back hundreds for India in the ongoing ODI Series against Australia?
4.        Name the teams which qualified for the finals of 3rd Jammu Tawi premier T20 Cricket Tournament?
5.        Who is Arshid Ayub?
Answers of the last week:
1.Pranav Dhanawade 2. — 3. Shiv Kumar Sharma 4. Parvez Rasool 5. Secretary BCCI.
The best entry of this week was received from Piyush Bhat, H No-21, Block-G, TRT Buta Nagar..
The other entries of the week were from Sanjay Dhar, Lane No 1, H No-3, Upper Laxmi Nagar, Sarwal, Jammu; Raman Kumar, Bakshi Nagar, Jammu; Ravinder Sharma, Jammu; Arvind Kumar, Vishwa Bharti Colony, Jammu; Vikas Kohli, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu and Anuj Gupta, Talab Tillo, Jammu.