Quiz On Top 10 Wicket Taking Bowlers In Test Cricket

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  • 1. 

    Which bowler is the record holder for taking highest number of wickets in test cricket?

    • A.

      M Muralitharan (SL)

    • B.

      SK Warne (Aus)

    • C.

      A Kumble (India)

    • D.

      GD McGrath (Aus)

    Correct Answer
    A. M Muralitharan (SL)
    Explanation
    M Muralitharan (SL) holds the record for taking the highest number of wickets in test cricket. He retired with a total of 800 wickets, surpassing the previous record set by Shane Warne. Muralitharan's exceptional spin bowling skills and ability to consistently take wickets made him the most successful bowler in the history of test cricket. His record is a testament to his talent and longevity in the sport.

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  • 2. 

    SK Warne is the bowler holding the record for taking second highest number of wickets in test cricket? How many wicket has he taken in his span of 1992-2007?

    • A.

      230

    • B.

      350

    • C.

      150

    • D.

      708

    Correct Answer
    D. 708
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 708. SK Warne, also known as Shane Warne, is a former Australian cricketer who is considered one of the greatest bowlers in the history of the sport. He played Test cricket from 1992 to 2007 and during this period, he took a total of 708 wickets. This is the second-highest number of wickets taken by any bowler in Test cricket, making him one of the most successful bowlers in the history of the game.

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  • 3. 

    A Kumble (India) is among Top 10 wicket taking bowlers in test cricket. He has taken 619 wickets in 1990-2008 span.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because Anil Kumble, an Indian cricketer, is indeed among the top 10 wicket-taking bowlers in test cricket. He has taken a total of 619 wickets during the period of 1990-2008. This achievement places him in the elite group of bowlers who have been successful in taking a significant number of wickets in test matches.

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  • 4. 

    Which among the following is false statement?

    • A.

      Sir RJ Hadlee (NZ) is the seventh highest wicket taking bowler in test cricket

    • B.

      M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) is the highest wicket taking bowler in test cricket

    • C.

      Wasim Akram (Pak) is the ninth highest wicket taking bowler in test cricket

    • D.

      Harbhajan Singh (India) is the fourth highest wicket taking bowler in test cricket

    Correct Answer
    D. Harbhajan Singh (India) is the fourth highest wicket taking bowler in test cricket
    Explanation
    The given statement is false because Harbhajan Singh (India) is not the fourth highest wicket taking bowler in test cricket.

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  • 5. 

    Harbhajan Singh (India) is the bowler holding the record for taking tenth highest number of wickets in test cricket? How many wickets has he taken in his span of 1998-2013?

    • A.

      160

    • B.

      200

    • C.

      251

    • D.

      413

    Correct Answer
    D. 413
    Explanation
    Harbhajan Singh has taken 413 wickets in his span of 1998-2013, making him the bowler with the tenth highest number of wickets in test cricket.

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