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By US Desk
Fri, 01, 22

West Indies is the only country that won the ICC T20 World Cup twice (2012 & 2016)...

1D - An umpire

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Harold (“Dickie”) Bird, born in Yorkshire in 1933, had a long and successful umpiring career in domestic and international cricket.

2C -Five days

Considered by many to be the highest level of cricket competition, Test matches are played between the 10 official Test nations. A Test match is scheduled for five days, with three sessions of two hours interspersed with a 40-minute break for lunch and 20-minute break for afternoon tea per day.

3A - The Ashes

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The Ashes series gets its name from an epitaph that was published in 1882 announcing the death of English cricket after the team’s first defeat by Australia in England.

4C- 1774

It is generally believed that in February 1774 the very first official laws of cricket were drawn up and adopted throughout England.

5D- A jaffa

The term is thought to originate from the candy of the same name, which is a small orange-colored chocolate-filled ball.

6D- The batsman has scored six runs

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When the umpire raises both arms straight above his head, it means the batsman has scored six runs.

7D-West Indies

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West Indies is the only country that won the ICC T20 World Cup twice (2012 & 2016)

8A- Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka is also the first team to have played in three T20 World Cup finals. It has won just one T20 WC in 2014 beating India.

9C- Johannesburg

The inaugural 2007 World Twenty20, was staged in South Africa, and won by India, who defeated Pakistan in the final at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg.

10-B Brett Lee

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The first Twenty20 hat-trick was taken by Brett Lee of Australia, playing against Bangladesh in Cape Town on September 2007

11D-Kumar Sangakkara, Mahela Jayawardene

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Sri Lankan legends Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara had a humongous partnership of 166 runs for the second wicket at Bridgetown against West Indies in 2010.

12C- Shahid Afridi

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Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi is the highest wicket-taker in the T20 WC with 39 wickets taken in just 34 matches.