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10Born on September 9, 1989, Bandeep Singh is a First-Class cricketer, who plays for Jammu and Kashmir in Ranji Trophy. He is a right-handed middle-order batsman and a part-time off-break bowler. Bandeep is a record holder at the Ranji Trophy circuit as he scored fastest fifty in just 16 balls in the current season. He has played 25 First Class matches, scoring 1076 runs, with an average of 26.90 and 82 as his highest score. While in 20 List-A matches, Bandeep has scored 391 runs, with an average of 20.57 and unbeaten 55 runs as his highest score. Bandeep, in 12 Twenty20 matches has scored 244 runs, with an average of 22.18 with 52 runs as his highest score. As a part-time bowler, Bandeep has taken 5 wickets each in First-Class and List A matches and has yet to open his account in T20. He made his First Class debut against Jharkhand at Jammu on November 2, 2012 and made his List A debut against Delhi at Delhi on February 20, 2012. The stylish but hard-hitting middle-order batsman, Bandeep made his T20 debut against Rajasthan at Kochi on January 10, 2016. Bandeep has almost cemented his place in the Jammu and Kashmir Ranji Trophy team and is known for his temperament and explosiveness. For his magnificent performances and explosiveness, he was shortlisted for the IPL auction this season, but unfortunately could not find any buyer in the same. He is simply a class-act when on song.


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Questions of this week:
1.    Name the team which defeated Mumbai in Irani Cup match recently?
2.    Who is the general secretary of J&K Table Tennis Association?
3.    By how many runs India defeated West Indies in the warm-up match?
4.    Name the top ranking shuttler of J&K?
5.    Who is Majid Dar?
Answers of the last week:
1. Virat Kohli 2. ML Nehru/Iqbal Shah 3. 5 wickets 4. Saina Nehwal 5. J&K’s First-Class cricketer.
The best entry of this week was received from Kuldeep Kumar, H- No 10, Ustad Mohalla, Jammu.
The other entries of the week were from Sanjay Dhar, Lane-1, H.No-3, Upper Laxmi Nagar, Sarwal, Jammu; Sourav Chopra, 126 Bakshi Nagar, Jammu; Rahul Verma, Talab Tillo, Jammu; Amit Koul, Durga Nagar, Jammu and Ashesh Sharma, Channi Himmat, Jammu.