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  • 1. 

    Who won the test series played between South Africa and Australia in 1910-11?

    • A.

      South Africa

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      It was drawn

    • D.

      The teams never played

    Correct Answer
    B. Australia
    Explanation
    Australia won the test series played between South Africa and Australia in 1910-11.

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  • 2. 

    Five English cricketers went on strike in 1896, what did they want?

    • A.

      More pay

    • B.

      Longer breaks

    • C.

      Cold drinks

    • D.

      8 ball overs

    Correct Answer
    A. More pay
    Explanation
    The five English cricketers went on strike in 1896 because they wanted more pay. This suggests that they were dissatisfied with their current salaries and believed they deserved higher compensation for their skills and efforts.

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  • 3. 

    W L Murdoch scored the first ever test double century in what year?

    • A.

      1856

    • B.

      1910

    • C.

      1884

    • D.

      1902

    Correct Answer
    C. 1884
    Explanation
    In 1884, W L Murdoch scored the first ever test double century. This means that he scored over 200 runs in a single innings during a test match. This was a significant achievement in the history of cricket as it had never been done before. Murdoch's accomplishment paved the way for future players to strive for similar milestones and set a benchmark for excellence in the sport.

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  • 4. 

    When was the first 5 test series between Australia and England played in Australia?

    • A.

      1894-95

    • B.

      1902-03

    • C.

      1882-83

    • D.

      1905-06

    Correct Answer
    A. 1894-95
    Explanation
    The first 5 test series between Australia and England was played in Australia in 1894-95.

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  • 5. 

     In what season was "Stumpcam" introduced?

    • A.

      1976

    • B.

      1971

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      1988-89

    Correct Answer
    D. 1988-89
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1988-89. This is the only option that indicates a specific time period, suggesting that "Stumpcam" was introduced during the cricket season of 1988-89. The other options provide specific years or a range of years, but they do not indicate a particular season.

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  • 6. 

    At the MCG in March 1979 a bowler took 9-86, with the last 7 wickets falling for only 1 run. Who was it?

    • A.

      Dennis Lillee

    • B.

      Gary Gilmour

    • C.

      Sarfraz Nawaz

    • D.

      Michael Holding

    Correct Answer
    C. Sarfraz Nawaz
    Explanation
    Sarfraz Nawaz is the correct answer because he took 9-86 at the MCG in March 1979. Additionally, the fact that the last 7 wickets fell for only 1 run suggests an exceptional bowling performance by Sarfraz Nawaz.

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  • 7. 

    In what year did Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar make his 30th test century?

    • A.

      1976

    • B.

      1977

    • C.

      1983

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    C. 1983
    Explanation
    Sunil Gavaskar made his 30th test century in the year 1983.

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  • 8. 

    Pakistani batsman Zaheer Abbas made 235 not out against India at Lahore in what year?

    • A.

      1978

    • B.

      1981

    • C.

      1974

    • D.

      1971

    Correct Answer
    A. 1978
    Explanation
    Zaheer Abbas made 235 not out against India at Lahore in the year 1978.

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  • 9. 

    Ian Botham made the fastest ever test double century against India in 1982. How many balls did it take?

    • A.

      191

    • B.

      246

    • C.

      220

    • D.

      154

    Correct Answer
    C. 220
    Explanation
    Ian Botham took 220 balls to make the fastest ever test double century against India in 1982.

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  • 10. 

    Bill O'Reilly and Clarrie Grimmett played their last series together in what year?

    • A.

      1935-36

    • B.

      1943-44

    • C.

      1928-29

    • D.

      1947-48

    Correct Answer
    A. 1935-36
    Explanation
    Bill O'Reilly and Clarrie Grimmett played their last series together in the year 1935-36.

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