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Attention all cricket enthusiasts! It's time to put your cricket knowledge to the test with our "World Cup Trivia Quiz." This quiz is tailor-made for cricket fans who live and breathe the sport. We've compiled a wide range of questions that cover the thrilling history of the Cricket World Cup, from its inception to the latest tournaments. Whether you're a fan of the game's legends, memorable matches, or iconic moments, this quiz has something for everyone. Show off your cricket wisdom and compete with fellow cricket fans to see who reigns supreme in the world of cricket trivia. Challenge yourself, Read morereminisce about legendary performances, and celebrate your passion for the game. Take this quiz and join the league of cricket fans who appreciate the sport's rich history and the thrill of the World Cup.


World Cup Questions and Answers For Cricket Fans Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    Who holds the record for most wickets in Test Cricket?

    • A.

      Shane Warne

    • B.

      Anil Kumble

    • C.

      Muttiah Muralitharan

    • D.

      Glenn Mcgrath

    • E.

      Courtney Walsh

    Correct Answer
    C. Muttiah Muralitharan
    Explanation
    Muttiah Muralitharan holds the record for the most wickets in Test Cricket. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest spin bowlers in the history of the game. Muralitharan took a total of 800 wickets in his Test career, surpassing the previous record held by Shane Warne. Muralitharan's unique bowling style and ability to spin the ball sharply made him a formidable opponent for batsmen. His record-breaking achievement solidifies his place as one of the all-time greats in the sport.

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  • 2. 

    Sometimes a batsman, whilst backing up, leaves the popping crease before the bowler has actually delivered the ball. Where this has happened, the bowler may attempt to run the non-striking batsman out. If the Batsman is out then it is termed as....

    • A.

      Run-Out

    • B.

      Stumped

    • C.

      Out Backing up

    • D.

      Mankading

    • E.

      Bowler's Runout

    Correct Answer
    D. Mankading
  • 3. 

    Against Which opposition did this duo won the game for Team India?

    • A.

      Pakistan

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      Sri Lanka

    • D.

      Sout Africa

    • E.

      West Indies

    Correct Answer
    C. Sri Lanka
    Explanation
    The duo won the game for Team India against Sri Lanka.

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  • 4. 

    Under whose captainship did Australia won their 1st World Cup?

    • A.

      Greg Chappel

    • B.

      Allan Border

    • C.

      Ricky Ponting

    • D.

      Steve Waugh

    • E.

      Mark Taylor

    Correct Answer
    B. Allan Border
    Explanation
    Australia won their 1st World Cup under the captainship of Allan Border.

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  • 5. 

    When was the 1st edition of T20 World Cup played?

    • A.

      2006

    • B.

      2007

    • C.

      2008

    • D.

      2009

    • E.

      2010

    Correct Answer
    B. 2007
    Explanation
    The 1st edition of the T20 World Cup was played in 2007.

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  • 6. 

    Who holds the best bowling figures in the ODIs?

    • A.

      Glenn Mcgrath

    • B.

      Chaminda Vaas

    • C.

      Waqar Younis

    • D.

      Shane Bond

    • E.

      Courtney Walsh

    Correct Answer
    B. Chaminda Vaas
    Explanation
    Chaminda Vaas holds the best bowling figures in ODIs. He achieved this feat on February 8, 2001, against Zimbabwe, where he took 8 wickets for just 19 runs in his 8 overs. This incredible performance by Vaas included a hat-trick and helped his team, Sri Lanka, win the match by 183 runs. Vaas' record-breaking figures remain unmatched till today, making him the holder of the best bowling figures in ODIs.

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  • 7. 

    Which country won the first Cricket World Cup in 1975?

    • A.

      Australia

    • B.

      West Indies

    • C.

      England

    • D.

      Pakistan

    Correct Answer
    B. West Indies
    Explanation
    The West Indies won the first Cricket World Cup in 1975 by defeating Australia in the final. The tournament was held in England.

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  • 8. 

    Which country has won the most Cricket World Cup titles?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      West Indies

    • D.

      Sri Lanka

    Correct Answer
    B. Australia
    Explanation
    Australia is the most successful team in the history of the Cricket World Cup. They have won the tournament a record five times, in 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2015.

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  • 9. 

    Who is the only player to score a double-century in a Cricket World Cup match?

    • A.

      Martin Guptill

    • B.

      Virender Sehwag

    • C.

      Sachin Tendulkar

    • D.

      Chris Gayle

    Correct Answer
    A. Martin Guptill
    Explanation
    Martin Guptill from New Zealand is the only player to score a double-century in a Cricket World Cup match. He achieved this feat against West Indies in the 2015 World Cup.

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  • 10. 

    Which country hosted the Cricket World Cup in 2019?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      Australia

    • C.

      England

    • D.

      South Africa

    Correct Answer
    C. England
    Explanation
    England hosted the Cricket World Cup in 2019. The tournament featured 10 teams and the final was held at Lord's Cricket Ground in London.

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