Exciting Cricket Trivia Facts! Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Who was the Indian captain when the country made its debut in Test cricket in 1932?
    • A. 

      Lala Amarnath

    • B. 

      Ranjitsinhji

    • C. 

      CK Nayudu

    • D. 

      KS Duleepsinhji

  • 2. 
    Which Indian bowled the very first ball of the inaugural 1975 cricket World Cup?
    • A. 

      Brijesh Patel

    • B. 

      Kapil Dev

    • C. 

      Madan Lal

    • D. 

      Abid Ali

  • 3. 
    Which team did Ravindu Shah and Hitesh Modi, players of Indian origin, represent in World Cup cricket?
    • A. 

      Ireland

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      UAE

    • D. 

      Kenya

  • 4. 
    Which team has a fan group called "Barmy Army"?
    • A. 

      Bangladesh

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Pakistan

  • 5. 
    Slow Death is the nickname of which famous international cricket umpire?
    • A. 

      Steve Bucknor

    • B. 

      Dickie Bird

    • C. 

      David Shepherd

    • D. 

      Billy Bowden

  • 6. 
    Who was given the best under-19 player award in the 2008 inaugural IPL edition?
    • A. 

      Manish Pandey

    • B. 

      Swapnil Asnodkar

    • C. 

      Virat Kohli

    • D. 

      Shreevats Goswami

  • 7. 
    Who is the only member of the 1983 World Cup winning India team who did not play a single match?
    • A. 

      Dilip Vengsarkar

    • B. 

      Sunil Valson

    • C. 

      Balwinder Sandhu

    • D. 

      Brijesh Patel

  • 8. 
    In which of these fields did Brian Lara play his Test innings of 400 runs in 2003-04?
    • A. 

      Headingley Stadium

    • B. 

      MCG

    • C. 

      Antigua, St. John's

    • D. 

      The Oval

  • 9. 
    When did the Australian Cricket Board change its name to Cricket Australia?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      2004

    • C. 

      2003

    • D. 

      2005

  • 10. 
    Which of these Aussie bowlers is associated with the infamous underarm delivery of 1981?
    • A. 

      Dennis Lillee

    • B. 

      Bruce Reid

    • C. 

      Trevor Chappell

    • D. 

      Craig McDermott

  • 11. 
    Who, among the following, has a domestic cricket tournament named after him in India?
    • A. 

      Eknath Solkar

    • B. 

      Ravi Shastri

    • C. 

      M. L. Jaisimha

    • D. 

      NKP Salve

  • 12. 
    Which of these is cricketer M. L. Jaisimha's full name?
    • A. 

      Mohammad Laxminarsu Jaisimha

    • B. 

      Motganhalli Laxminarsu Jaisimha

    • C. 

      Murasoli Laxminarsu Jaisimha

    • D. 

      Motganhalli Lokhanda Jaisimha

  • 13. 
    In which country is the SuperSport Series first class cricket competition played?
    • A. 

      New Zealand

    • B. 

      West Indies

    • C. 

      Zimbabwe

    • D. 

      South Africa

  • 14. 
    Who, in 1985, was made an honorary Officer of the Order of Australia for his services to cricket?
    • A. 

      Clive Lloyd

    • B. 

      Don Bradman

    • C. 

      Kapil Dev

    • D. 

      Allan Border

  • 15. 
    Who, among these cricketers, also played football for Arsenal F.C.?
    • A. 

      Jack Hobbs

    • B. 

      Len Hutton

    • C. 

      Arthur Carr

    • D. 

      Denis Compton

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Parthiv Patel

    • B. 

      Anil Kumble

    • C. 

      S Sreesanth

    • D. 

      Tinu Yohannan

  • 17. 
    Where was the first Test match between England and Australia played in 1877?
    • A. 

      Sydney Cricket Ground

    • B. 

      Adelaide Oval

    • C. 

      Melbourne Cricket Ground

    • D. 

      The Lords

  • 18. 
    In which year did India play its first Test cricket match?
    • A. 

      1932

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1934

    • D. 

      1947

  • 19. 
    Who is the first cricketer to score a Test century?
    • A. 

      Tip Foster

    • B. 

      Charles Bannerman

    • C. 

      Andy Sandham

    • D. 

      Billy Murdoch

  • 20. 
    Who is the first cricketer to score a triple century in Test?
    • A. 

      Dennis Amiss

    • B. 

      Jack Hobbs

    • C. 

      Sir Don Bradman

    • D. 

      Andy Sandham

  • 21. 
    Who is Muttiah Muralitharan's 800th Test victim?
    • A. 

      Munaf Patel

    • B. 

      Suresh Raina

    • C. 

      Yuvraj Singh

    • D. 

      Pragyan Ojha

  • 22. 
    Which team did West Indies beat by 1 run in the Adelaide Oval Test during the 1992-93 season?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      New Zealand

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      India

  • 23. 
    In which city is Eden Park cricket stadium located?
    • A. 

      Sydney

    • B. 

      London

    • C. 

      Auckland

    • D. 

      Dublin

  • 24. 
    How many times has Anil Kumble taken 10 wickets in a Test match?
    • A. 

      8 times

    • B. 

      5 times

    • C. 

      10 times

    • D. 

      12 times

  • 25. 
    In which ground did Anil Kumble achieve his 10 wicket in an innings haul in 1998-99?
    • A. 

      Feroz Shah Kotla

    • B. 

      Vidarbha C.A. Stadium

    • C. 

      Wankhede Stadium

    • D. 

      Eden Gardens