Test Your Basic Cricket Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

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Test Your Basic Cricket Knowledge! Trivia Quiz

Cricket is our national summer sport and as we are in the midst of an exciting summer of cricket, have a go at our fun free online quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who were the first two teams to compete in an international cricket match?
    • A. 

      USA and Canada

    • B. 

      England and France

    • C. 

      India and Pakistan

    • D. 

      England and Australia

  • 2. 
    Which country unexpectedly won the cricket world cup in 1996?
    • A. 

      New Zealand

    • B. 

      Bangladesh

    • C. 

      Kenya

    • D. 

      Sri Lanka

  • 3. 
    In which county is Lord's?
    • A. 

      Surrey

    • B. 

      Middlesex

    • C. 

      Essex

    • D. 

      Sussex

  • 4. 
    Excluding the ball (which has a core made from cork), how many pieces of wooden equipment are necessary for a game of cricket?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      12

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Nelson

    • B. 

      Triples

    • C. 

      Newton

    • D. 

      Stumps

  • 6. 
    How many yards are there between each set of stumps in cricket?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      24

  • 7. 
    Ravinder Bopara represents which country?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Sri Lanka

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      West Indies

  • 8. 
    Which country won the inaugural Twenty20 world cup?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Pakistan

    • D. 

      West Indies

  • 9. 
    At which ground did England secure the Ashes after drawing the last test in the 2005 series?
    • A. 

      Edgbaston

    • B. 

      The Oval

    • C. 

      Trent Bridge

    • D. 

      Lords

  • 10. 
    What was the first name of umpire "Dicke" Bird?
    • A. 

      Harold

    • B. 

      Arthur

    • C. 

      Richard

    • D. 

      Sidney