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General Knowledge of Cricket World Cup

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England was the opponent of India in the semifinals of the _________ World Cup.

  1. 1983

  2. 2007

  3. Both 1 and 2

  4. None of these


Correct Option: A

________ is the only batsman to have scored over 500 runs twice in the World Cup.

  1. Sachin Tendulkar

  2. Adam Gilchrist

  3. Vivian Richards

  4. MS Dhoni


Correct Option: A

Ricky Ponting took the maximun catches in the 2003 World Cup. What was the number of catches?

  1. 11

  2. 14

  3. 16

  4. 10


Correct Option: A

Geoffrey Boycott dropped _________ conciously in the 1979 World Cup.

  1. Clive Lloyd

  2. Brain Lara

  3. Vivian Richards

  4. Kapil Dev


Correct Option: A

Who won the “Man of the Series” award in the 2003 World Cup?

  1. Adam Gilchrist

  2. Sachin Tendulkar

  3. Saurav Ganguly

  4. Ricky Ponting


Correct Option: B

Who bowled the first over against Australia in the 2003 World Cup final?

  1. Javagal Srinath

  2. Zaheer Khan

  3. Ashish Nehra

  4. Anil Kumble


Correct Option: B

Man of the Match' of the 2007 World Cup final was

  1. Adam Gilchrist

  2. Muralidharan

  3. Jayasurya

  4. Ricky Ponting


Correct Option: A

_________ was the “Man of the Series” in the 1999 World Cup.

  1. Rahul Dravid

  2. Lance Klusener

  3. Sachin Tendulkar

  4. Adam Gilchrist


Correct Option: B

India won the cricket “World Cup” in 

  1. 1983

  2. 2011

  3. Both of these

  4. None of these


Correct Option: C

Kapil Dev scored his highest score in one day cricket in the 1975 World Cup's

  1. final

  2. semifinal

  3. league match

  4. none of these


Correct Option: B

Wasim Akram was the 'Man of the Match' in the _________ World Cup final.

  1. 1975

  2. 1983

  3. 1992

  4. 1999


Correct Option: C

The most expensive catch in the World Cup's history was Gibbs dropping Steve Waugh in _________.

  1. 1975

  2. 1991

  3. 1999

  4. 1995


Correct Option: C

Imran Khan was _________ years old when he won the World Cup for Pakistan as captain.

  1. 33

  2. 36

  3. 40

  4. 42


Correct Option: C

Which country scored the highest runs in the 2007 World Cup match?

  1. Australia

  2. India

  3. England

  4. Bangladesh


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

413 against Bemuda

India played its 2003 World Cup semi final against

  1. Australia

  2. England

  3. Kenya

  4. None of these


Correct Option: C

Javed Miandad played _________ World Cups.

  1. 3

  2. 6

  3. 9

  4. 7


Correct Option: B

Shane Warne was the 'Man of the Match' in the _________, 1999 World Cup.

  1. semi final

  2. final

  3. both 1 and 2

  4. none of these


Correct Option: C

_________ lost all the World Cup matches it/they played.

  1. Canada

  2. Scotland

  3. Holland

  4. All of these


Correct Option: D

_________ participated in all the last 5 India - Pakistan World Cup matches.

  1. Sachin Tendulkar

  2. Javagal Srinath

  3. Both 1and 2

  4. Saurav Ganguly


Correct Option: A

Alec Stewart captained _________ in the 1999 World Cup.

  1. Australia

  2. South Africa

  3. Zimbabwe

  4. England


Correct Option: D

_________ beat Australia in its maiden World Cup appearance in the World Cup.

  1. Kenya

  2. UAE

  3. Zimbabwe

  4. Canada


Correct Option: C

Sultan Zarawani was the captain of _________ in the 1996 World Cup.

  1. UAE

  2. Bangladesh

  3. Kenya

  4. Afganistan


Correct Option: A

Saqlain Mushtaq took the only hat-trick in the _____ World Cup.

  1. 1999

  2. 1996

  3. 1992

  4. 1987


Correct Option: A

In the 1999 World Cup, New Zealand lost its semifinals against

  1. Pakistan

  2. India

  3. South Africa

  4. Australia


Correct Option: A

Andy Roberts and Joel Garner scored the highest _________ wicket partnership in a World Cup match.

  1. 7th

  2. 5th

  3. 9th

  4. 10th


Correct Option: D

_________ scored the most ducks in World Cup cricket matches.

  1. Ijaz Ahmed

  2. Nathan Astle

  3. Adam Gilchrist

  4. Both 1 and 2


Correct Option: D
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