Basic Rules And Terms Of Cricket Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Harold (“Dickie”) Bird is best known for his career in cricket as:
    • A. 

      A batsman

    • B. 

      An umpire

    • C. 

      An administrator

    • D. 

      A bowler

  • 2. 
    For how many days is a Test match scheduled?
    • A. 

      50 overs

    • B. 

      Five days

    • C. 

      One day

    • D. 

      100 overs

  • 3. 
    What is the name given to the biennial international Test cricket series played between England and Australia?
    • A. 

      The Sheffield Shield

    • B. 

      The Cricket World Cup

    • C. 

      The Trans-Tasman Trophy

    • D. 

      The Ashes

  • 4. 
    In which year were the first laws of cricket believed to have been written?
    • A. 

      1774

    • B. 

      1882

    • C. 

      1709

    • D. 

      1806

  • 5. 
    What is the slang term given to a ball that is bowled so well that it is considered unplayable by the batsman?
    • A. 

      An inswinger

    • B. 

      A jaffa

    • C. 

      An over

    • D. 

      A half volley

  • 6. 
    What does the term LBW stand for in cricket?
    • A. 

      Long blue wickets

    • B. 

      Lunch bought weekly

    • C. 

      Leg before wicket

    • D. 

      Leg before wide

  • 7. 
    What does the term "to bowl a maiden over" mean?
    • A. 

      None of these

    • B. 

      Knock a lady over

    • C. 

      An over where no runs are scored

    • D. 

      Woo a lady with your charm

  • 8. 
    What are extras in cricket?
    • A. 

      None of these

    • B. 

      Runs that are not scored off the bat

    • C. 

      Part of a film crew

    • D. 

      Uns given for free every over as a bonus

  • 9. 
    What is a bye in cricket?
    • A. 

      A run scored when the keeper fails to stop the ball

    • B. 

      When the batsman stands next to something

    • C. 

      Opposite of hello

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    When the batsman hits the ball and it clears the boundary on the full, how many runs are scored?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

    • D. 

      None; the batsman is given out

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