80 Cricket Trivia Questions and Answers

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Cricket is one of the most popular and oldest sports in the world, with a rich history and tradition, and adored by millions of fans and followers.

From the famous cricket tournaments, test matches, one-day internationals and twenty20 internationals, to rules and records, there's something for everyone to learn from this collection of challenging questions and answers.

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Cricket Trivia Questions and Answers

1. Who won 2010 Asia Cricket Cup

Answer: India

2. Daniel Vettori coaches which IPL team?

Answer: Royal Challengers Bangalore

3. M. S. Dhoni captains which IPL team?

Answer: Chennai Super Kings

4. In what year was the first test match played at Lord's?

Answer: 1884

5. Who holds the record for the most wickets taken (39) in ICC Women's World Cup history?

Answer: Lyn Fullston

6. Who was named as the ICC T20I Women's Cricketer of the Year 2014?

Answer: Meg Lanning

7. Where is Eden Park No. 1 located?

Answer: Auckland

8. Who is the head coach of the England national cricket team in 2015?

Answer: Trevor Bayliss

9. Where is Ashes urn always kept?

Answer: MCC Museum at Lord's

10. Boyd Rankin played international cricket for which two national teams?

Answer: England and Ireland

11. Which former West Indian cricketer was captain of USA team?

Answer: Neil McGarrell

12. Mongoose bat is specifically designed for _____ cricket.

Answer: Twenty20

13. What nickname was given to Australian cricket team in England in 1948?

Answer: "The Invincibles"

14. For which country is Misbah-ul-Haq playing?

Answer: Pakistan

15. Chris Cairns is a former all-rounder who played for the _________ international cricket team.

Answer: New Zealand

16. Who holds the record for the fastest century in a ICC World Cup history?

Answer: Kevin O'Brien

17. Which country won 2009 ICC Champions Trophy?

Answer: Australia

Answer: Eddie Barlow

19. Which country won 2002 ICC Champions Trophy?

Answer: Sri Lanka and India

20. Who was given the nickname "the Black Bradman"?

Answer: George Headley

Cricket Questions and Answers

Cricket Trivia Questions and Answers

21. Who was named as the ICC Women's ODI Cricketer of the Year 2014?

Answer: Sarah Taylor

22. What is Jaffa in cricket?

Answer: Unplayable delivery

23. Which player was the first to be named the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World in 2008 and 2009?

Answer: Virender Sehwag

24. Which 1987 Wisden Cricketer of the Year wrote autobiography "Heart of the Lion"?

Answer: Courtney Walsh

25. Which cricketer has his own video games?

Answer: Brian Lara

26. Who won 2009 Friends Provident Trophy?

Answer: Hampshire

27. Who is the only player to have scored two T20I centuries and 2000 runs in T20I?

Answer: Brendon McCullum

28. Who was the youngest player ever to appear in first-class cricket (12 years and 73 days)?

Answer: Alimuddin

29. Who is the first English bowler to reach a 400 wicket-haul in International Test Cricket?

Answer: James Anderson

30. When did Canada participate in the Cricket World Cup for the first time?

Answer: 1979

31. What does the letter W in WACA stands for?

Answer: Western

32. Which sport was Stuart Broad's dad playing?

Answer: Cricket

33. The first Test match was played between England and Australia in which year?

Answer: 1877

34. Which country was champion of the ICC World Cup in 1996?

Answer: Sri Lanka

35. Who was the head coach of the Pakistan national cricket team in 2015?

Answer: Waqar Younis

36. Which politician is also Pakistan's most successful cricket captain?

Answer: Imran Khan

37. In 1996 the whole team from which country was awarded the Men of the Match award?

Answer: New Zealand

38. Which country won the 2009 ICC World T20 title?

Answer: Pakistan

39. Which country was champion in 2007–08 ICC Intercontinental Cup?

Answer: Ireland

40. What term is used for a score of 111, either of a team or an individual batsman?

Answer: Nelson

Cricket Quiz For Kids

Cricket Quiz For Kids

41. Who received the Man of the Match award in the 2011 Cricket World Cup Final?

Answer: M. S. Dhoni

42. Where is the annual Boxing Day Test match played?

Answer: Melbourne Cricket Ground

43. How many ICC Intercontinental Cup titles won Ireland until 2015?

Answer: 4

44. What is a run scored after the ball has touched any part of the batsman but his hand (or his bat)?

Answer: Leg-bye

45. Who represented England in cricket and Scotland in rugby union?

Answer: Gregor MacGregor

46. Where is Sophia Gardens cricket ground located?

Answer: Cardiff

47. Which country won 2013 ICC Champions Trophy?

Answer: India

48. Who won 2011 South American Cricket Championship?

Answer: Chile

49. Chris Gayle plays international cricket for which country?

Answer: West Indies

50. Who captained the Indian T20I team in 2015?

Answer: Ajinkya Rahane

51. In which year was Martin Guptill born?

Answer: 1986

52. Who holds the record for most centuries (15) in T20 cricket?

Answer: Chris Gayle

53. When did Ireland participate in the Cricket World Cup for the first time?

Answer: 2007

54. Which retired England international cricketer published autobiography "Opening Up" in 2003?

Answer: Mike Atherton

55. Who was named as the ICC Emerging player of the year 2014?

Answer: Gary Ballance

56. Which national team is often called "The Chevrons"?

Answer: Zimbabwean

57. Who was the first player to score a century in Test cricket?

Answer: Charles Bannerman

58. Who co-owns UAE Royals tennis team and Indian FC Goa?

Answer: Virat Kohli

59. Who holds the record for highest innings (215) in a ICC World Cup history?

Answer: Chris Gayle

60. What is the distance between two wickets?

Answer: 22 yards

Cricket History Quiz

61. When did Zimbabwe participate in the Cricket World Cup for the first time?

Answer: 1983

62. When did England and Australia play the first T20I?

Answer: 2005

63. Who holds the record for the highest individual score in ICC World Cup history?

Answer: Martin Guptill

64. When a bowler delivers a different type of delivery each time, it is called?

Answer: Fruit Salad

65. Who was named as the ICC Cricketer of the Year in 2014?

Answer: Mitchell Johnson

66. Which former cricketer, who played for the West Indies, is widely acknowledged to be cricket's greatest all-rounder?

Answer: Garfield Sobers

67. Which Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World in 1994 and 1995 wrote autobiography "Beating the Field"?

Answer: Brian Lara

68. When was Kumar Sangakkara born?

Answer: 1977

69. When did England and Australia play the first ODI?

Answer: 1971

70. Who won the 2014 The Champions League Twenty20 title?

Answer: Chennai Super Kings

71. Who received ICC trophy for cricketer of the year 2009 and 2014?

Answer: Mitchell Johnson

72. Where is Lord's Cricket Ground located?

Answer: London

73. Which country was champion of the ICC World Cup 2007?

Answer: Australia

74. What shape is cricket field?

Answer: Oval

75. When did Namibia participate in the Cricket World Cup for the first and only time?

Answer: 2003

76. Who took a five-wicket haul for South Africa in its first ever ODI in 1991?

Answer: Allan Donald

77. Who represented South Africa in cricket and England in rugby union?

Answer: Tuppy Owen-Smith

78. Who represented New South Wales in both rugby league and cricket?

Answer: Graeme Hughes

79. Which ground is considered to be "Home of Cricket"?

Answer: Lord's

80. Which cricketer is popularly nicknamed as "The Prince of Port of Spain"?

Answer: Brian Lara

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