Basic Rules And Terms Of Cricket! Trivia Quiz

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Basic Rules And Terms Of Cricket! Trivia Quiz

Cricket is the most famous game played by two teams, each made up of eleven players which are watched all over the country and loved by millions of fans. But do you really have the basic knowledge about cricket rules and terms? If not, then do take this quiz to learn and test your knowledge about basic rules and terms about cricket. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


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. 
    • 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. 
    • 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