Born on JANUARY 25, 1985, Lendl Mark Platter Simmons is a Trinidadian cricketer who plays internationally for the West Indies. He is a right-handed batsman, an occasional right-arm medium pace bowler, and a part-time wicket-keeper. His uncle is former West Indian Test cricketer Phil Simmons.
A prominent junior cricketer, he played in both the 2002 Under-19 World Cup in New Zealand and the 2004 Under-19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh for the West Indies U-19s. Two years later he made his ODI debut against Pakistan at Faisalabad on December 7, 2006.Simmons is capable of large scores; with three first class double-centuries to his name, but at the same time he has been prone to inconsistency. His career best of 282, in a first-class match for West Indies A against a touring England XI in January 2009, heralded his Test debut in the final Test of that tour. Simmons scored 24 and 8 as the West Indies secured a series-clinching draw at the Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad. He was selected for Mumbai Indians for play 2014 IPL and 2015 IPL seasons. He opened the batting with Indian Parthiv Patel during the 2015 season due to injury of Aaron Finch, where they became the most dangerous opening pair of the IPL 8 with an average over 50. Simmons played a major role in the team guided to the IPL 8 win by Mumbai Indians. It was their second title in IPL.Simmons made his Test debut against England on 6 March 2006 and ODI debut against Pakistan on 7 December 2006. Hs has score two ODI centuries. Though he is very good at in ODI and T20I arena, Simmons has failed in Test cricket, where his highest score is 49 runs against Pakistan.
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Questions of this week:
1. Name the team which lifted the World T20 title?
2. Who is the general secretary of J&K Carrom Association?
3. Who was named man of the match in the final of World T20?
4. Who has most number of 5-wicket hauls from J&K in First Class Cricket?
5. Who is Bandeep Singh?
Answers of the last week:
1. India, West Indies, England, New Zealand 2. Atul Kumar 3. Seven wickets 4. Ashwani Gupta 5. J&K’s former Ranji Trophy Player.
The best entry of this week was received from Kuldeep Kumar, H- No 10, Ustad Mohalla, Jammu.
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