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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 Bhajji (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 Mohammed 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 given 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.