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  • 1. 

    KKR changed their team colors to violet and gold from which two colors?

    • A.

      Black and gold

    • B.

      Black and white

    • C.

      Red and yellow

    • D.

      Blue and green

    Correct Answer
    A. Black and gold
    Explanation
    KKR changed their team colors to violet and gold from black and gold.

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  • 2. 

    What is the most prominent color in the jersey of the Chennai Super Kings?

    • A.

      Green

    • B.

      Yellow

    • C.

      Red

    • D.

      Black

    Correct Answer
    B. Yellow
    Explanation
    The most prominent color in the jersey of the Chennai Super Kings is yellow. This can be observed by looking at the team's official jersey, which is predominantly yellow in color. Yellow is also the color that is commonly associated with the team and is often used in their branding and merchandise.

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  • 3. 

    Which team won the second edition of the IPL in 2009?

    • A.

      Deccan Chargers

    • B.

      Rajasthan Royals

    • C.

      Royal Challengers Bangalore

    • D.

      Mumbai Indians

    Correct Answer
    A. Deccan Chargers
    Explanation
    The Deccan Chargers won the second edition of the IPL in 2009.

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  • 4. 

    What color cap is presented to the highest run scorer in IPL?

    • A.

      Golden yellow

    • B.

      Orange

    • C.

      Black

    • D.

      White

    Correct Answer
    B. Orange
    Explanation
    The highest run scorer in the Indian Premier League (IPL) is presented with an orange cap. This tradition started in 2008, where the player with the most runs in the tournament wears the orange cap during the matches. It is a symbol of recognition for the outstanding performance of the batsman.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the captain of the 2009 IPL champion Deccan Chargers?

    • A.

      Adam Gilchrist

    • B.

      MS Dhoni

    • C.

      VVS Laxman

    • D.

      Chaminda Vaas

    Correct Answer
    A. Adam Gilchrist
    Explanation
    Adam Gilchrist was the captain of the 2009 IPL champion Deccan Chargers. This can be inferred from the fact that he is the only option given in the list who has captained the team. MS Dhoni, VVS Laxman, and Chaminda Vaas have not captained the Deccan Chargers in the IPL.

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  • 6. 

    Which Indian cricketer is often called "very very special"?

    • A.

      VVS Laxman

    • B.

      Suresh Raina

    • C.

      Sachin Tendulkar

    • D.

      Rahul Dravid

    Correct Answer
    A. VVS Laxman
    Explanation
    VVS Laxman is often called "very very special" because of his exceptional skills and performances in cricket. He was known for his elegant batting style and ability to play long innings under pressure. Laxman played several memorable innings, including the famous 281 against Australia in 2001, which is considered one of the greatest comebacks in cricket history. His technique, temperament, and ability to dominate the opposition made him stand out among his peers, earning him the nickname "very very special."

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  • 7. 

    Who among these is NOT a wicket-keeper batsman?

    • A.

      Suresh Raina

    • B.

      Parthiv Patel

    • C.

      Rahul Dravid

    • D.

      Dinesh Karthik

    Correct Answer
    A. Suresh Raina
    Explanation
    Suresh Raina is not a wicket-keeper batsman. While Parthiv Patel, Rahul Dravid, and Dinesh Karthik have all played as wicket-keepers in their careers, Raina is primarily a batsman and has not taken up wicket-keeping duties.

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  • 8. 

    Which team won the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 in 2007?

    • A.

      South Africa

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      India

    • D.

      Pakistan

    Correct Answer
    C. India
    Explanation
    India won the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 in 2007.

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  • 9. 

    Which country did India beat to win the first ICC World Twenty20 in 2007?

    • A.

      Sri Lanka

    • B.

      Bangladesh

    • C.

      Kenya

    • D.

      Pakistan

    Correct Answer
    D. Pakistan
    Explanation
    India beat Pakistan to win the first ICC World Twenty20 in 2007.

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  • 10. 

    Who was the captain of the Indian team when they won the Cricket World Cup in 1983?

    • A.

      Kapil Dev

    • B.

      Yashpal Sharma

    • C.

      Sandeep Patil

    • D.

      Mohinder Amarnath

    Correct Answer
    A. Kapil Dev
    Explanation
    Kapil Dev was the captain of the Indian team when they won the Cricket World Cup in 1983. He led the team to victory in the tournament, which was a historic moment for Indian cricket. Kapil Dev played a crucial role in the final match against the West Indies, scoring an unbeaten 175 runs and taking a key catch. Under his captaincy, the Indian team achieved a major milestone by winning their first-ever World Cup title.

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  • 11. 

    Who, among these, has NOT been banned by the ICC for alleged match fixing charges in 2011?

    • A.

      Misbah-ul-Haq

    • B.

      Mohammad Amir

    • C.

      Mohammad Asif

    • D.

      Salman Butt

    Correct Answer
    A. Misbah-ul-Haq
    Explanation
    Misbah-ul-Haq has not been banned by the ICC for alleged match fixing charges in 2011. The question is asking for the person who has not been banned, and Misbah-ul-Haq is the only option among the given names who has not faced any ban for match fixing charges in 2011.

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  • 12. 

    Red and gold are the primary team colors for which of these IPL teams?

    • A.

      Mumbai Indians

    • B.

      Kings XI Punjab

    • C.

      Rajasthan Royals

    • D.

      Royal Challengers Bangalore

    Correct Answer
    D. Royal Challengers Bangalore
    Explanation
    Red and gold are the primary team colors for the Royal Challengers Bangalore.

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  • 13. 

    Who, among these, remained unsold in the 2011 IPL team auction?

    • A.

      Virat Kohli

    • B.

      Sourav Ganguly

    • C.

      Parthiv Patel

    • D.

      Rahul Dravid

    Correct Answer
    B. Sourav Ganguly
    Explanation
    Sourav Ganguly remained unsold in the 2011 IPL team auction. This means that none of the IPL teams showed interest in buying him during the auction.

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  • 14. 

    Which of these is a nickname for the Indian cricket team?

    • A.

      Men in Blue

    • B.

      Maharaja's Men

    • C.

      Men in Black

    • D.

      The warriors

    Correct Answer
    A. Men in Blue
    Explanation
    The Indian cricket team is often referred to as the "Men in Blue" due to the blue jerseys they wear during matches. This nickname has become popular among fans and media alike, and it has become synonymous with the team's identity.

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  • 15. 

    Who was the captain of the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 winning Indian team?

    • A.

      Rahul Dravid

    • B.

      MS Dhoni

    • C.

      Sourav Ganguly

    • D.

      Sachin Tendulkar

    Correct Answer
    B. MS Dhoni
    Explanation
    MS Dhoni was the captain of the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 winning Indian team. He led the team to victory in the tournament held in 2007. Dhoni's captaincy, along with his calm and composed batting style, played a crucial role in India's success. His leadership skills and ability to make strategic decisions under pressure were evident throughout the tournament, making him a successful captain and a key contributor to India's victory.

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  • 16. 

    Baggy Greens is often used to refer to which of these national cricket teams?

    • A.

      Canada

    • B.

      New Zealand

    • C.

      Australia

    • D.

      South Africa

    Correct Answer
    C. Australia
    Explanation
    Baggy Greens is a term commonly associated with the Australian national cricket team. It refers to the green caps that the players wear during test matches, which have become a symbol of pride and achievement in Australian cricket. The term is often used to represent the team as a whole and is synonymous with Australian cricket.

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  • 17. 

    The Black Caps are the cricketers from which nation?

    • A.

      England

    • B.

      New Zealand

    • C.

      Australia

    • D.

      West Indies

    Correct Answer
    B. New Zealand
    Explanation
    The Black Caps is the nickname for the New Zealand national cricket team. They are known as the Black Caps due to their black cricket caps. Therefore, the correct answer is New Zealand.

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  • 18. 

    Which nation's cricket team is called "The Proteas"?

    • A.

      Pakistan

    • B.

      Sri Lanka

    • C.

      South Africa

    • D.

      India

    Correct Answer
    C. South Africa
    Explanation
    "The Proteas" is the nickname for the South African cricket team. This name is derived from the national flower of South Africa, the protea. The team is often referred to as "The Proteas" in both domestic and international cricket matches.

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  • 19. 

    What is the length of a cricket pitch?

    • A.

      26 yards

    • B.

      23 yards

    • C.

      22 yards

    • D.

      24 yards

    Correct Answer
    C. 22 yards
    Explanation
    A cricket pitch is 22 yards long. This measurement is standardized and used in all professional cricket matches. The length of the pitch is crucial in determining the distance between the bowler and the batsman, as well as the overall dimensions of the game.

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  • 20. 

    Who is the only Indian to take 10 wickets in a Test innings?

    • A.

      Zaheer Khan

    • B.

      Javagal Srinath

    • C.

      Kapil Dev

    • D.

      Anil Kumble

    Correct Answer
    D. Anil Kumble
    Explanation
    Anil Kumble is the only Indian cricketer to have taken 10 wickets in a single Test innings. This feat was achieved by Kumble against Pakistan in 1999. He bowled exceptionally well, taking all 10 wickets for just 74 runs. This remarkable achievement in the history of Indian cricket solidifies Kumble's position as one of the greatest spin bowlers of all time.

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  • 21. 

    Against which team did Anil Kumble take 10 wickets in an inning?

    • A.

      Australia

    • B.

      Pakistan

    • C.

      West Indies

    • D.

      England

    Correct Answer
    B. Pakistan
    Explanation
    Anil Kumble took 10 wickets in a single inning against Pakistan.

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  • 22. 

    With which Pakistani cricketer would you associate the phrase "boom boom"?

    • A.

      Shahid Afridi

    • B.

      Shoaib Akhtar

    • C.

      Shoaib Malik

    • D.

      Rashid Latif

    Correct Answer
    A. Shahid Afridi
    Explanation
    Shahid Afridi is associated with the phrase "boom boom" because of his aggressive and explosive playing style. He is known for his powerful batting and ability to hit big sixes, which earned him the nickname "boom boom Afridi". Afridi's aggressive approach on the field and his ability to change the game with his explosive batting make him the correct answer for this question.

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  • 23. 

    What nickname is shared by cricketers Bill Orilly, Abdul Kadir and Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi?

    • A.

      Squirrel

    • B.

      Tiger

    • C.

      Bear

    • D.

      Lion

    Correct Answer
    B. Tiger
    Explanation
    The nickname "Tiger" is shared by cricketers Bill Orilly, Abdul Kadir, and Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi. This nickname is often used to describe their aggressive and fearless playing style on the cricket field. It symbolizes their strength, agility, and determination in the game.

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  • 24. 

    Which team did S Africa play first after re-entering into the World cricket in post-apartheid period?

    • A.

      West Indies

    • B.

      Pakistan

    • C.

      England

    • D.

      India

    Correct Answer
    D. India
    Explanation
    After re-entering into the World cricket in the post-apartheid period, South Africa played their first match against India. This match marked an important moment in South African cricket history as it symbolized their return to international cricket after being banned due to apartheid. The match against India represented a significant step towards reconciliation and integration in the sport.

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  • 25. 

    What is umpire Harold Bird's famous nickname?

    • A.

      Slowy

    • B.

      Dickie

    • C.

      Birdy

    • D.

      Chirpy

    Correct Answer
    B. Dickie
    Explanation
    Harold Bird's famous nickname is "Dickie".

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  • 26. 

    Which of these is a nickname for Mahendra Singh Dhoni?

    • A.

      Hen

    • B.

      Holy

    • C.

      Mahi

    • D.

      Dhamaka

    Correct Answer
    C. Mahi
    Explanation
    Mahendra Singh Dhoni is commonly known by the nickname "Mahi". This nickname is widely used by his fans, teammates, and cricket enthusiasts. It is a shortened version of his first name and is a popular and affectionate way of referring to him. Dhoni has achieved great success in his cricket career, and his nickname has become synonymous with his skill, leadership, and cool demeanor on the field.

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  • 27. 

    Which Indian cricketer is often called "Bhajji" by his team mates?

    • A.

      Harbhajan Singh

    • B.

      Anil Kumble

    • C.

      Yuvraj Singh

    • D.

      Zaheer Khan

    Correct Answer
    A. Harbhajan Singh
    Explanation
    Harbhajan Singh is often called "Bhajji" by his team mates.

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  • 28. 

    Who was called "Jumbo" by his team mates?

    • A.

      Javagal Srinath

    • B.

      Anil Kumble

    • C.

      Rahul Dravid

    • D.

      Sourav Ganguly

    Correct Answer
    B. Anil Kumble
    Explanation
    Anil Kumble was called "Jumbo" by his teammates. This nickname was given to him because of his tall and imposing stature, as well as his ability to generate significant bounce and spin while bowling. The name "Jumbo" is a reference to the large and powerful African elephant, symbolizing Kumble's strength and impact on the cricket field.

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  • 29. 

    The Rawalpindi Express is the nickname of which Pakistani player?

    • A.

      Wasim Akram

    • B.

      Shoaib Akhtar

    • C.

      Shoaib Malik

    • D.

      Waqar Younis

    Correct Answer
    B. Shoaib Akhtar
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Shoaib Akhtar. Shoaib Akhtar, a former Pakistani cricketer, is famously known as the "Rawalpindi Express" due to his lightning-fast bowling speed. He was one of the fastest bowlers in the history of cricket, known for his aggressive style of play and intimidating deliveries. His nickname, "Rawalpindi Express," reflects his hometown of Rawalpindi and his explosive pace on the cricket field.

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  • 30. 

    Which English all-rounder was nicknamed "Freddie"?

    • A.

      Nick Knight

    • B.

      Andrew Strauss

    • C.

      Andrew Flintoff

    • D.

      Alastair Cook

    Correct Answer
    C. Andrew Flintoff
    Explanation
    Andrew Flintoff is the correct answer because he is the English all-rounder who was nicknamed "Freddie". This nickname became popular during his career and was often used by fans, teammates, and commentators to refer to him. Flintoff was known for his aggressive batting style and his ability to contribute with both bat and ball, making him a valuable all-rounder for the England cricket team.

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