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    Question: Which of the following countries won the final of the triangular cricket series held in durban in februarry 1997?

    1. India
    2. New Zealand
    3. South Africa
    4. Zimbabwe

    Question: Where did India play its 1st one day international match?

    1. Lords
    2. Headingley
    3. Taunton
    4. The Oval

    Question: Who was the 1st ODI captain for India?

    1. Ajit Wadekar
    2. Bishen Singh Bedi
    3. Nawab Pataudi
    4. Vinoo Mankad

    Question: India won the World Championship of Cricket defeating Pakistan in the final by 8 wickets.Who was the man of tournament?

    1. K Srikaant
    2. Sunil Gavaskar
    3. Ravi Shastri
    4. Kapil Dev

    Question: In the match between India and Pakistan at Jaipur on 02-10-1983, Which new rule was introduced?

    1. Limit of overs was reduced to 50 overs
    2. The rule of field restriction was taken.
    3. Over throw runs were batsman's score
    4. No-balls & wides were debited to bowlers analysis

    Question: Where did the 1st ODI match was played in India?

    1. New Delhi
    2. Ahmedabad
    3. Kolkata
    4. Mumbai

    Question: Who was the 1st president of BCCI ( Board of Control for Cricket in India )?

    1. R.E. Grant Govan
    2. Dr. Maharajkumar Sir Vijaya Ananda
    3. Sikandar Hyat Khan
    4. Anthony S. D'Mello

    Question: Which was the 1st non Test playing country to beat India in an international match?

    1. Canada
    2. Sri Lanka
    3. Zimbabwe
    4. East Africa

    Question: Who was the first captain of Indian Test team?

    1. Vijay Hazare
    2. C K Nayudu
    3. Lala Amarnath
    4. Vijay Merchant

    Question: When was the first cricket Test match played?

    1. 1873
    2. 1877
    3. 1870
    4. 1788

    Question: Who has scored the most runs in a single First-class innings?

    1. Hanif Mohammad
    2. Brian Lara
    3. Sir Donald Bradman
    4. Sachin Tendulkar

    Question: Who is the leading wicket taker in the history of Test cricket?

    1. Shane Warne
    2. Brian Lara
    3. Courtney Walsh
    4. Muttiah Muralitharan

    Question: Who has scored the most Test hundreds ever?

    1. Steve Waugh
    2. Sachin Tendulkar
    3. Shane Warne
    4. Sunil Gavaskar

    Question: Which player has scored the most runs in a single Test innings?

    1. Graham Gooch
    2. Matthew Hayden
    3. Brian Lara
    4. Agarkar

    Question: Which country won the World Cup in 1999?

    1. Australia
    2. South Africa
    3. Pakistan
    4. England

    Question: In what year was the first international cricket match held?

    1. 1892 between England and India
    2. 1869 between England and Australia
    3. 1883 between Australia and Wales
    4. 1844 between Canada and the USA

    Question: Former Australian captain Mark Taylor has had several nicknames over his playing career. Which of the following was NOT one of them??

    1. Tubby
    2. Stodge
    3. Helium Bat
    4. Stumpy

    Question: The nickname of Glenn McGrath is what?

    1. Ooh Ahh
    2. Penguin
    3. Big Bird
    4. Pigeon

    Question: 'Dizzy' is the nickname of what Australian player?

    1. Adam Gilchrist
    2. Jason Gillespie
    3. Glenn McGrath
    4. Brett Lee

    Question: Former Australian captain Allan Border was sometimes known as "Captain Grumpy". What was his other nickname?

    1. Abe
    2. Captain Junior
    3. AB
    4. Groucho

    Question: The nickname of wicketkeeping great Rod Marsh was what?

    1. Billabong
    2. Swampy
    3. Bacchus
    4. Lagoon

    Question: Mark Waugh is commonly called what?

    1. Afganistan
    2. Junior
    3. Tugga
    4. Julio

    Question: What Australian player was known as 'Fruitfly' amongst the rest of the team?

    1. Geoff Lawson
    2. Merv Hughes
    3. Mike Veletta
    4. Mike Whitney

    Question: Ricky Ponting is also known as what?

    1. The Rickster
    2. Ponts
    3. Ponter
    4. Punter

    Question: Pravin Amre and Vinod Kambli played for which province in South Africa?

    1. Border
    2. Boland
    3. Griqualand West
    4. Gauteng

    Question: Which county did Ravi Shastri play for?

    1. Glamorgan
    2. Leicestershire
    3. Gloucestershire
    4. Lancashire

    Question: Which county did the outspoken Spin great Bishen Singh Bedi play for?

    1. Essex
    2. Surrey
    3. Northamptonshire
    4. Sussex

    Question: Which county signed Yuvraj Singh to play for them in 2003?

    1. Nottinghamshire
    2. Lancashire
    3. Hampshire
    4. Yorkshire

    Question: Which county did Sunil Gavaskar play for?

    1. Somerset
    2. Worcestershire
    3. Warwickshire
    4. Glamorgan

    Question: Which county did Sachin Tendulkar play for?

    1. Nottinghamshire
    2. Yorkshire
    3. Lancashire
    4. Leicestershire

    Question: Which county did Mohammad Azharuddin play for?

    1. Yorkshire
    2. Hampshire
    3. Lancashire
    4. Derbyshire

    Question: Which county did Javagal Srinath sign for in 2003?

    1. Surrey
    2. Durham
    3. Sussex
    4. Essex

    Question: Which county did speedster Javagal Srinath play for in 1995?

    1. Kent
    2. Glamorgan
    3. Gloucestershire
    4. Leicestershire

    Question: Which two counties did Kapil Dev play?

    1. Northamptonshire & Worcestershire
    2. Northamptonshire & Warwickshire
    3. Nottinghamshire & Worcestershire
    4. Nottinghamshire & Warwickshire

    Question: Which cricketer died on the field in Bangladesh while playing for Abahani Club?

    1. Subhash Gupte
    2. M.L.Jaisimha
    3. Lala Amarnath
    4. Raman Lamba

    Question: Which two counties did Anil Kumble play for?

    1. Nottinghamshire & Lancashire
    2. Nottinghamshire & Leicestershire
    3. Northamptonshire & Leicestershire
    4. Northamptonshire & Lancashire

    Question: Who had a torrid time with Lancashire in 2000?

    1. Sachin Tendulkar
    2. Nayan Mongia
    3. Javagal Srinath
    4. Saurav Ganguly

    Question: Which country, which made its debut in the Norwich Union League in 2003, signed Rahul Dravid as their overseas player?

    1. Holland
    2. Ireland
    3. Wales
    4. Scotland

    Question: Which English county did batting sensation Virender Sehwag join in the 2003 season?

    1. Lancashire
    2. Leicestershire
    3. Yorkshire
    4. Middlesex

    Question: The nickname of wicketkeeping great Rod Marsh was what?

    1. Billabong
    2. Swampy
    3. Bacchus
    4. Lagoon

    Question: Mark Waugh is commonly called what?

    1. Afganistan
    2. Junior
    3. Tugga
    4. Julio

    Question: What Australian player was known as 'Fruitfly' amongst the rest of the team?

    1. Geoff Lawson
    2. Merv Hughes
    3. Mike Veletta
    4. Mike Whitney

    Question: Ricky Ponting is also known as what?

    1. The Rickster
    2. Ponts
    3. Ponter
    4. Punter

    Question: Pravin Amre and Vinod Kambli played for which province in South Africa?

    1. Border
    2. Boland
    3. Griqualand West
    4. Gauteng

    Question: Which county did Ravi Shastri play for?

    1. Glamorgan
    2. Leicestershire
    3. Gloucestershire
    4. Lancashire

    Question: Which county did the outspoken Spin great Bishen Singh Bedi play for?

    1. Essex
    2. Surrey
    3. Northamptonshire
    4. Sussex

    Question: Which county signed Yuvraj Singh to play for them in 2003?

    1. Nottinghamshire
    2. Lancashire
    3. Hampshire
    4. Yorkshire

    Question: Which county did Sunil Gavaskar play for?

    1. Somerset
    2. Worcestershire
    3. Warwickshire
    4. Glamorgan

    Question: Which county did Sachin Tendulkar play for?

    1. Nottinghamshire
    2. Yorkshire
    3. Lancashire
    4. Leicestershire

    Question: Which county did Mohammad Azharuddin play for?

    1. Yorkshire
    2. Hampshire
    3. Lancashire
    4. Derbyshire

    Question: Which county did Javagal Srinath sign for in 2003?

    1. Surrey
    2. Durham
    3. Sussex
    4. Essex

    Question: Which county did speedster Javagal Srinath play for in 1995?

    1. Kent
    2. Glamorgan
    3. Gloucestershire
    4. Leicestershire

    Question: Which two counties did Kapil Dev play?

    1. Northamptonshire & Worcestershire
    2. Northamptonshire & Warwickshire
    3. Nottinghamshire & Worcestershire
    4. Nottinghamshire & Warwickshire

    Question: Which cricketer died on the field in Bangladesh while playing for Abahani Club?

    1. Subhash Gupte
    2. M.L.Jaisimha
    3. Lala Amarnath
    4. Raman Lamba

    Question: Which two counties did Anil Kumble play for?

    1. Nottinghamshire & Lancashire
    2. Nottinghamshire & Leicestershire
    3. Northamptonshire & Leicestershire
    4. Northamptonshire & Lancashire

    Question: Who had a torrid time with Lancashire in 2000?

    1. Sachin Tendulkar
    2. Nayan Mongia
    3. Javagal Srinath
    4. Saurav Ganguly

    Question: Which country, which made its debut in the Norwich Union League in 2003, signed Rahul Dravid as their overseas player?

    1. Holland
    2. Ireland
    3. Wales
    4. Scotland

    Question: Which English county did batting sensation Virender Sehwag join in the 2003 season?

    1. Lancashire
    2. Leicestershire
    3. Yorkshire
    4. Middlesex

    Question: What is the middle name of Ashish Nehra?

    1. Diwansingh
    2. Karansingh
    3. Ramsingh
    4. Kulwaniram

    Question: What is the middle name of Ashish Nehra?

    1. Diwansingh
    2. Karansingh
    3. Ramsingh
    4. Kulwaniram

    Question: What is the middle name of V.V.S. Laxman?

    1. Vangipurapu Venkata Sai
    2. Vishwanatha Venkata Sai
    3. Vaidyanatha Venkata Sai
    4. None of the above

    Question: What is the middle name of Bajji (Harbhajan Singh)?

    1. Plaba
    2. Plaha
    3. Kholi
    4. Asrani

    Question: What is the middle name of Sourav Ganguly?

    1. Chandidas
    2. Mohandas
    3. Chandradas
    4. Tarwadi

    Question: What is the middle name of Parthiv Patel?

    1. Rohan
    2. Jaichandra
    3. Ajay
    4. Karan

    Question: What is the middle name of Rahul Dravid?

    1. Naren
    2. Sharad
    3. Srivatsav
    4. Shyam

    Question: What is the middle name of Deep Dasgupta?

    1. Karan
    2. Jogan
    3. Chandar
    4. Biplab

    Question: What is the middle name of Akash Chopra, a Delhi batsman?

    1. Mohanlal
    2. Shyamlal
    3. Amarnath
    4. Chotaram

    Question: What is the middle name of the Ajith Agarkar, a top class all rounder?

    1. Karan
    2. Bhalchandra
    3. Dalmiya
    4. Rohan

    Question: What is the middle name of the world class batsman Sachin Tendulkar?

    1. Rohan
    2. Ramesh
    3. Rahul
    4. Ravi

    Question: How many wickets did Zaheer Khan pick up in his ODI debut?

    1. 0
    2. 3
    3. 5
    4. 2

    Question: How many runs did M.Kaif score in his ODI debut?

    1. DNB
    2. 15
    3. 0
    4. 99

    Question: Ajit Agarkar's first match was against Australia on April 1, 1998 at Kochi. Which Australian batsman was dismissed by Agarkar in that match?

    1. Ponting
    2. Warne
    3. Martyn
    4. Gilchrist

    Question: Where did Yuvraj Singh make his ODI debut?

    1. Nairobi, Kenya
    2. Mumbai, India
    3. London, England
    4. Lahore, Pakistan

    Question: Against which team did Virender Sehwag make his one day international debut?

    1. New Zealand
    2. Sri Lanka
    3. Pakistan
    4. South Africa

    Question: How many runs did VVS Laxman score in his ODI debut?

    1. 100
    2. 1
    3. 99
    4. 0

    Question: What was the bowling figures (O-M-R-W ) of Anil Kumble in his ODI debut against Sri Lanka?

    1. 1.1-0-27-0
    2. 10-7-10-5
    3. 10-0-42-1
    4. 8.2-2-33-2

    Question: When did Sourav Ganguly made his ODI debut?

    1. 20 March 1993
    2. 11 January 1992
    3. 1 December 1987
    4. 1 June 1998

    Question: Against which team did Rahul Dravid made his ODI debut?

    1. Kenya
    2. Pakistan
    3. Sri Lanka
    4. Australia

    Question: How many runs did Sachin Tendulkar was scored in his ODI debut?

    1. 140
    2. 0
    3. 23
    4. 1

    Question: Which team did Sachin Tendulkar play for in the Ranji Trophy when he made his debut in first class cricket?

    1. Karnataka
    2. Delhi
    3. Mumbai
    4. Kerala

    Question: Who was the man of the match of the 1983 World Cup Final ?

    1. Kapil Dev
    2. Roger Binny
    3. Sunil Gavaskar
    4. M. Amarnath

    Question: The highest first wicket partnership in Test Match Cricket was between two Indians: One is V. Mankad, who is the other ?

    1. Subhash Gupte
    2. Sunil Gavaskar
    3. Pankaj Roy
    4. Chetan Chauhan

    Question: Which Indian batsman was the first to hit 44 fours in a test match innings?

    1. Tendulkar
    2. Gavaskar
    3. Ganguly
    4. Laxman

    Question: What was Sachin Tendulkar's average when he made his first thousand runs in ODIs ?

    1. 35.83
    2. 22.92
    3. 43.87
    4. 42.86

    Question: When did Sachin Tendulkar make his Test debut?

    1. 1986
    2. 1991
    3. 1990
    4. 1989

    Question: Who was named India's Cricketer of the Century by Wisden?

    1. Anil Kumble
    2. Sachin Tendulkar
    3. Kapil Dev
    4. Sunil Gavaskar

    Question: Javagal Srinath took no wicket in his last ODI match. What were his bowling figures (O-M-R-W) in that match? (Overs bowled - Maidens - Runs given - Wickets taken)

    1. 7 - 0 - 67 - 0
    2. 10 - 0 - 87 - 0
    3. 10 - 0 - 57 - 0
    4. 7 - 0 - 39 - 0

    Question: In which year did Ajay Sharma play his only Test match?

    1. 1990
    2. 1989
    3. 1985
    4. 1988

    Question: Who made his Test debut alongwith Salil Ankola in the same match?

    1. Rahul Dravid
    2. Sachin Tendulkar
    3. Kapil Dev
    4. Mohinder Amarnath

    Question: Vinod Kambli on his Test debut made 28 runs having a strike rate of :

    1. 63.58
    2. 46.66
    3. 12.55
    4. 91.07

    Question: In which year did Ajay Jadeja make his ODI debut?

    1. 1996
    2. 1985
    3. 1992
    4. 1991

    Question: Navjot Singh Sidhu had a marvellous start to his ODI cricketing career.How many sixes did he hit in his innings of 73 runs on debut?

    1. 3
    2. 6
    3. 5
    4. 10

    Question: Where did Yashpal Sharma play his last ODI match?

    1. Chandigarh
    2. Indore
    3. Delhi
    4. Hyderabad

    Question: What was Yashpal Sharma's best score in First Class Cricket?

    1. 201 not out
    2. 200
    3. 199
    4. 153 not out

    Question: How many wickets did Yograj Singh take in his 1st ODI match?

    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 4
    4. 3

    Question: How many fours had Yograj Singh hit throughout his entire test career?

    1. 10
    2. 9
    3. 4
    4. 1

    Question: Which Indian batsman made his ODI debut in the same match in which Kapil Dev did?

    1. Mohammad Azharuddin
    2. Surinder Amarnath
    3. Sachin Tendulkar
    4. Navjot Sidhu

    Question: How many ODI matches had Farokh Engineer played throughout his career?

    1. 5
    2. 10
    3. 15
    4. 9

    Question: Farokh Engineer played his last Test match at his home ground.Where did he play his last Test match?

    1. Delhi
    2. Calcutta
    3. Hyderabad
    4. Mumbai

    Question: What were the bowling figures for Irfan Pathan on his ODI debut? The answer is in this form (Overs-Maidens-Runs-Wickets).

    1. 10-0-60- 6
    2. 10-0-61- 0
    3. 9-1-38- 3
    4. 5-2-13- 4

    Question: Name the batsman who scored a triple century after his opening partner was dismissed for a zero. Who is he?

    Question: Name the front-line Sri Lankan batsman who scored just one run in his first six test innings?

    Cricket Quiz Answers

    Here are the answers to cricket quiz questions asked above.

    1. South Africa
    2. Headingley
    3. Ajit Wadekar
    4. Ravi Shastri
    5. No balls & wides were debited to bowlers analysis
    6. Ahmedabad
    7. R.E. Grant Govan
    8. Sri Lanka
    9. C K Nayudu
    10. 1877
    11. Brian Lara
    12. Shane Warne
    13. Sachin Tendulkar
    14. Brian Lara
    15. Australia
    16. 1844 between Canada and the USA
    17. Stumpy
    18. Pigeon
    19. Jason Gillespie
    20. AB
    21. Bacchus
    22. Junior
    23. Merv Hughes
    24. Punter
    25. Boland
    26. Glamorgan
    27. Northamptonshire
    28. Yorkshire
    29. Somerset
    30. Yorkshire
    31. Derbyshire
    32. Durham
    33. Gloucestershire
    34. Northamptonshire & Worcestershire
    35. Raman Lamba
    36. Northamptonshire & Leicestershire
    37. Saurav Ganguly
    38. Scotland
    39. Leicestershire
    40. Diwansingh
    41. Vangipurapu Venkata Sai
    42. Plaha
    43. Chandidas
    44. Ajay
    45. Sharad
    46. Biplab
    47. Shyamlal
    48. Bhalchandra
    49. Ramesh
    50. 3
    51. DNB
    52. Gilchrist
    53. Nairobi, Kenya
    54. Pakistan
    55. 0
    56. 10-0-42-1
    57. 11 January 1992
    58. Sri Lanka
    59. 0
    60. Mumbai
    61. M. Amarnath
    62. Pankaj Roy
    63. Laxman
    64. 35.83
    65. 1989
    66. Kapil Dev
    67. 10-0-87-0
    68. 1988
    69. Sachin Tendulkar
    70. 63.58
    71. 1992
    72. 3
    73. Chandigarh
    74. 201 not out
    75. 2
    76. 1
    77. Mohammad Azharuddin
    78. 5
    79. Mumbai
    80. 10-0-61-0
    81. Irfan Pathan
    82. 401
    83. Sunil Gavaskar
    84. 6
    85. 131
    86. 22
    87. Chris Gayle; his partner W.W. Hinds was out for zero.
    88. Marvan Attapattu. He was out on duck (zero) on his career's first three test matches against India. He scored 1 run in his 4th test match against Australia and was again out on zero on 5th and 6th test matches.