In substitution type of questions, some particular objects are assigned code names. Then a question is asked that is to be answered in the code language.
If bat is racket, racket is football, football is shuttle, shuttle is ludo and ludo is carrom, what is cricket played with ?
Cricket is played with a 'bat' and a 'bat' is called a 'racket'.
So, cricket is played with a 'racket'.