Born on December January 6, 1993 in Delhi, Pawan Negi is an Indian cricketer, who plays for Chennai Super Kings in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). His family hails from Almora in Uttrakhand, but presides resides at Sadiq Nagar in New Delhi. He is a slow left-arm orthodox bowler, who plays for Delhi in the First-Class Ranji Trophy matches and also plays List A and T20 matches for the same team. He played for Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League 2012 and 2013 season and is now part of CSK team. He grabbed 2 important wickets to help CSK beat Kings XI Punjab and was awarded man of the match on May 16, 2015. In his 2 First-Class matches, Pawan has scored 54 runs with an average of 35.52 and bagged 2 wickets with an average of 42, while in his 8 List A matches, he has scored 12 runs with an average of 6 and bagged 6 wickets with an average of 33.66. In his 44 T20 matches, Negi has scored 288 runs with an average of 14.40 and grabbed 40 wickets, with an average of 23.37. Experts believe that Pawan possessed all that is required to blossom at the higher levels. H e has studied from Delhi Public School, Mathura Road, New Delhi. He was bought by Delhi Daredevils by a whopping 8.50 crores in IPL auction 2016, marking him ahead of stalwart Yuvraj Singh and making him costliest Indian Player of the action.
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Questions of this week:
1. By how many wickets India won the 2nd T20 match against Sri Lanka, recently?
2. Who is the general secretary of J&K Amateur Kabaddi Association?
3. Who was awarded man of the match in 3rd T20 match of India-Lanka recent Series?
4. How many medals J&K won in Dragon Boat National Championship held in Rajasthan recently?
5. Who is Ashwani Gupta?
Answers of the last week:
1. 5 wickets 2. G S Bakshi 3. Kasun Rajitha 4. J&K and Punjab 5. Member of Team India T20 squad.
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