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Quiz about Cricket World Cup

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Winner of the 2007 cricket World Cup was

  1. India

  2. Australia

  3. Sri Lanka

  4. Pakistan


Correct Option: B

_______ was the first bowler to take hat-trick in the World Cup.

  1. Chetan Sharma

  2. Shane Warne

  3. Mutthaih Muralidharan

  4. Zaheer Khan


Correct Option: A

The runner up of the 2003 World Cup was

  1. Australia

  2. India

  3. Sri Lanka

  4. Pakistan


Correct Option: B

The first team to bat second in the World Cup final and winning it was

  1. West Indies

  2. Sri Lanka

  3. Australia

  4. India


Correct Option: A

Brett Lee was completely abstained from alcohol during the _______ World Cup.

  1. 1987

  2. 1991

  3. 2003

  4. 2007


Correct Option: C

__________ emerged as the top scorer in the semifinal against Sri Lanka in the 2003 World Cup.

  1. Gilchrist

  2. Symonds

  3. Ponting

  4. Hayden


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

He scored 91*.

_______ team has scored the highest no. of World Cup centuries in the history of the tournament till 2007.

  1. Pakistani

  2. Australian

  3. South African

  4. Sri Lankan


Correct Option: B

In 2007 World Cup, Australia defeated Sri Lanka in the final and held unbeaten record in the tournament of ___ consecutive World Cup matches without loss.

  1. 29

  2. 19

  3. 15

  4. 14


Correct Option: A

_________ scored the winning runs for Australia in the 1999 World Cup.

  1. Adam Gilchrist

  2. Darren Lehman

  3. Tom Moody

  4. Ricky Ponting


Correct Option: B

Nick Statham was 500th one day victim of

  1. Muralidharan

  2. Wasim Akram

  3. Shane Warne

  4. Anil Kumble


Correct Option: B

In the 1987 World Cup, Richards made the highest score with a knock of _________.

  1. 189

  2. 181

  3. 183

  4. 184


Correct Option: B

The _________ team played a record five World Cup semi-finals.

  1. Australia

  2. England

  3. New Zealand

  4. Both 1 and 3


Correct Option: D

Darren Lehman ran out Virender Sehwag in the _________ World Cup match.

  1. 2003 semifinal

  2. 2003 final

  3. 2007 final

  4. 2007 semifinal


Correct Option: B

_______ picked a hat-trick in the 2003 World Cup.

  1. Chaminda Vaas

  2. Brett Lee

  3. Both 1 and 2

  4. Shane Warne


Correct Option: C

2007 Cricket World Cup was held in

  1. West Indies

  2. India

  3. Australia

  4. England


Correct Option: A

Craig Mc Dermott finished with __________, the best bowling figures in the 1987 World Cup.

  1. 5 for 44

  2. 5 for 34

  3. 5 for 32

  4. 7 for 44


Correct Option: A

__________ was the leading run scorer in the 1987 World Cup with 471 runs.

  1. Graham Gooch

  2. Dilip Vengsarkar

  3. David Boon

  4. Mark Waugh


Correct Option: A

Aravinda de Silva was the top scorer for Sri Lanka in the semi-final of the ______ World Cup.

  1. 2007

  2. 2003

  3. 1999

  4. 1996


Correct Option: D

Gary Gilmour finished with 6 for 14, the best bowling figure in the _______ World Cup.

  1. 1979

  2. 1981

  3. 1975

  4. 1971


Correct Option: C

_______ was/were not defeated by Kenya in the 2003 World Cup.

  1. New Zealand

  2. Bangladesh

  3. Both 1 and 2

  4. None of these


Correct Option: A

Who was the Indian captain for the 2003 World Cup?

  1. Ganguly

  2. Dravid

  3. Dhoni

  4. Azharuddin


Correct Option: A

Glenn Turner made/took the _______ in the 1975 World Cup.

  1. highest score

  2. lowest score

  3. highest catches

  4. maximum wickets


Correct Option: A

Kennedy Otieno was the only wicket keeper to claim two stumpings in one match in the __________ World Cup.

  1. 2003

  2. 2007

  3. 1999

  4. 1995


Correct Option: A

_______ claimed 7 victims, he holds the record for maximum stumpings in World Cup matches.

  1. Moin Khan

  2. Adam Gilchrist

  3. Rahul Dravid

  4. MS Dhoni


Correct Option: A

_______ was Australia's captain in their 1975 World Cup campaign.

  1. David Boon

  2. Ian Chappel

  3. Ricky Ponting

  4. Mark Waugh


Correct Option: B
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