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QUIZ WHIZ: Cricket mania

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By US Desk
Fri, 01, 22

What is the name given to the biennial international Test cricket series played between England and Australia?

QUIZ WHIZ: Cricket mania

1-Harold (“Dickie”) Bird is best known for his career in cricket as

A-an administrator

B-A bowler

C-A batsman

D-An umpire

2-For how many days is a Test match scheduled?

A-100 overs

B-50 overs

C-five days

D-one day

3-What is the name given to the biennial international Test cricket series played between England and Australia?

A-The Ashes

B-The Cricket World Cup

C-The Sheffield Shield

D-The Trans-Tasman Trophy

4-In which year were the first laws of cricket believed to have been written?

A-1882

B-1806

C-1774

D-1709

5-What is the slang term given to a ball that is bowled so well that it is considered unplayable by the batsman?

A-An inswinger

B-An over

C-A half volley

D-A jaffa

6-Cricket umpires use a large variety of signals to make sure that the correct scores are kept. What does it mean if an umpire raises both arms straight above his head?

A-The batsman is out.

B-The bowler has bowled a wide.

C-The bowler has bowled a no-ball.

D-The batsman has scored six runs.

7- Which team has won the most T20 World Cups?

A- Australia

B- Sri Lanka

C- India

D- West Indies

8- Which team has played in most T20 World Cup finals?

A-Sri Lanka

B-Pakistan

C-West Indies

D-England

9- Where was the first-ever match of the T20 World Cup held?

A-Durban

B-Centurion

C-Johannesburg

D-Cape Town

10- Who picked up the first hat-trick at the T20 World Cup?

A-Lasith Malinga

B-Brett Lee

C-Rashid Khan

D-Jacob Oram

11- Which duo holds the record for the highest partnership in T20 World Cup matches?

A-Adam Gilchrist, Matthew Hayden

B-Herschelle Gibbs, Justin Kemp

C-Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith

D-Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene

12- Which bowler has the most wickets in T20 World Cup history?

A- Lasith Malinga

B- Dale Steyn

C- Shahid Afridi

D- Saeed Ajmal