Caribbean Premier League quiz – answers
You've prepared for the second edition of the Caribbean Premier League with a dozen quickfire questions – and can now check the answers.
You've prepared for the second edition of the Caribbean Premier League with a dozen quickfire questions – and can now check the answers in <b>bold</b>…
1. Who won the inaugural edition of the Caribbean Premier League last year?
<b>a) Jamaica Tallawahs</b><br>b) Barbados Tridents<br>c) Guyana Amazon Warriors
2. Who were beaten in the 2013 final?
a) Antigua Hawksbills<br>b) Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel<br><b>c) Guyana Amazon Warriors</b>
3. Who scored the most runs last year?
a) Andre Fletcher<br>b) Chris Gayle<br><b>c) Shoaib Malik (272 runs in eight matches)</b>
4. Who took the most wickets?
a) Shakib Al Hasan<br>b) Marlon Samuels<br><b>c) Krishmar Santokie (16 wickets in nine matches)</b>
5. Who will contest this year's tournament opener?
<b>a) Guyana Amazon Warriors v Antigua Hawksbills</b><br>b) Guyana Amazon Warriors v Barbados Tridents<br>c) Barbados Tridents v Jamaica Tallawahs
6. The Guyana Amazon Warriors recently signed which New Zealand star?
a) Luke Ronchi<br><b>b) Jimmy Neesham</b><br>c) Daniel Vettori
7. Who has withdrawn from the Antigua Hawksbills' campaign due to personal reasons?
a) Carlos Brathwaite<br>b) Sheldon Cottrell<br><b>c) Kieran Powell</b>
8. Who will captain the St Lucia Zouks?
<b>a) Darren Sammy</b><br>b) Sunil Narine<br>c) Dwayne Bravo
9. The St Lucia Zouks have secured the services of which former England batsman?
a) Andrew Flintoff<br><b>b) Kevin Pietersen</b><br>c) Paul Collingwood
10. The initial players draft for the 2013 edition of the CPL included how many players?
a) 90<br>b) 111<br><b>c) 228</b>
11. How many of those were overseas players?
a) 50<br>b) 65<br><b>c) 121</b>
12. The Jamaica Tallawahs will be coached by which former Australian coach?
<b>a) Mickey Arthur</b><br>b) Tim Nielsen<br>c) John Buchanan
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