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Cricket Questions and Answers:

Ques. What was a major change in cricket in the 1760s, some 2 to 300 or more years after it was first played in the UK?

(a) Cricketing whites became required wear

(b) Balls were bowled instead of rolled along the ground

(c) Women were admitted as players

(d) International championships were es­tablished

Ans. (b)

Ques. Sachin Tendulkar scored world’s first 200 runs in ODI of __ balls.

(a) 147

(b) 148

(c) 157

(d) 197

Ans. (a)

Ques. Where is the sports stadium, ‘Green Park’ located?

(a) Kanpur

(b) Jamshedpur

(c) Cutlack

(d) Patiala

Ans. (a)

Ques. How many overs are played in Twenty20 cricket match?

(a) 50

(b) 20

(c) 100

(d) 40

Ans. (d)

Ques. What is the middle name of Rahul Dravid?

(a) Naren

(b) Sharad

(c) Srivatsav

(d) Shyam

Ans. (b)

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Ques. M. Chinnaswamy Stadium located in which State/UT?

(a) Karnataka

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Andaman & Nicobar

(d) Kerala

Ans. (a)

Ques. In cricket, what term is used to describe the situation when a batsman is ”out” on the first ball of the match?

(a) King pair

(b) Golden duck

(c) Diamond duck

(d) Royal Duck

Ans. (d)

Ques. Who has taken the highest number of wickets in Test Cricket?

(a) Muttiah Muralitharan

(b) Shane Warne

(c) Anil Kumble

(d) Shoaib Akhtar

Ans. (a)

Ques. Which of the following term related with the game of Cricket ?

(a) Grand Slam

(b) Half Nelson

(c) Ashes

(d) Screen

Ans. (c)

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Ques. Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Cricket Stadium located in which State/UT?

(a) Karnataka

(b) Assam

(c) Andaman & Nicobar

(d) Jharkhand

Ans. (b)

Ques. In which world cup cricket final, Australia beat England?

(a) 1983, Lord’s – England

(b) 1987, Kolkata – India

(c) 1992, Melbourne – Australia

(d) 1996, Lahore – Pakistan

Ans. (b)

Ques. In which city was the Sri Lankan cricket team attacked in March 2009?

(a) Dhaka

(b) Lahore

(c) Kabul

(d) Colombo

Ans. (b)

Ques. Which of the following is NOT a famous cricket ground/stadium for international matches ?

(a) Eden Gardens

(b) Lord’s

(c) Wankhede Stadium

(d) Jantar Mantar Ground

Ans. (d)

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Ques. Which of the following countries do not play International Cricket?

(a) Russia

(b) Namibia

(c) USA

(d) Scotland

Ans. (a)

Ques. Which of the following cups/trophies is NOT related with the game of cricket ?

(a) Deodhar Trophy

(b) Irani Trophy

(c) Subroto Cup

(d) Ranji Trophy

Ans. (c)

Ques. Who won the First Women’s Cricket World Cup played in 1973?

(a) Australia

(b) New Zealand

(c) England

(d) India

Ans. (c)

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Ques. Which of the following terms is used in game of Cricket ?

(a) Love

(b) Scoop

(c) LBW

(d) Tee

Ans. (c)

Ques. Wankhede Cricket stadium is situated in?

(a) Chandigarh

(b) Bangalore

(c) Mumbai

(d) Chennai

Ans. (c)

Ques. Which of the following countries does not play International cricket?

(a) Japan

(b) New Zealand

(c) Australia

(d) Bangladesh

Ans. (a)

Ques. Which of the following terms is used in cricket ?

(a) Centre forward

(b) Goal

(c) Love

(d) LBW

Ans. (d)

What is cricket?

The game of cricket is played between two teams of eleven players. The game takes place on a 22-yard pitch. The wickets are made up of two bails balanced on three stumps. The team that scores the most points wins. The players alternate the fielding duties. A player may not be part of more than one team.

Cricket is one of the oldest games in existence. It first gained popularity in England during the 16th century. The first definite reference is found in a court case in 1598, in which coroner John Derrick testified that a game had been invented. In the 19th and 20th centuries, the game spread to countries in the British Empire. Today, cricket is popular in England, Australia, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and many other countries.

The ICC is responsible for many international events including ICC World Cup which help boost the game’s popularity and attract new players.

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