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What is the highest score in a test innings?

  1. 864 runs

  2. 918 runs

  3. 952 runs

  4. 794 runs


Correct Option: C

Who was the captain of West Indies for the World Cup winning teams of years 1975 and 1979?

  1. Viv Richards

  2. Clive Lloyd

  3. Rohan Kanhai

  4. Michael Holding


Correct Option: B

What is the highest individual score in an innings in a test match and who holds that record?

  1. 400* Brian Lara

  2. 375 Brian Lara

  3. 380 Matthew Hayden

  4. 402 Matthew Hayden


Correct Option: A

Which Asian country won the cricket World Cup twice?

  1. Pakistan

  2. Bangladesh

  3. Sri Lanka

  4. India


Correct Option: D

Who among the following has not played 100 test matches?

  1. Dilip Vengsarkar

  2. Saurav Ganguly

  3. Rahul Dravid

  4. Syed Kirmani


Correct Option: D

Which opening pair holds the record of maximum number of runs in partnership in ODI career?

  1. David Boon and Geoff Marsh

  2. Adam Gilchrist and Matthew Hayden

  3. Graham Gooch and Ian Botham

  4. Sachin Tendulkar and Saurav Ganguly.


Correct Option: D

What is the highest individual score batting in the number 11 slot in test cricket for a batsman and who holds that record?

  1. Glenn McGrath, 54*

  2. Curtley Ambrose, 63

  3. Zaheer Khan, 75*

  4. Saqlain Mushtaq, 68*


Correct Option: C

When Kapil Dev made the record for maximum number of wickets in test cricket, whose record did he break?

  1. Malcolm Marshall

  2. Dennis Lillee

  3. Richard Hadlee

  4. Michael Holding


Correct Option: C

Who holds the record for best bowling performance in a test match?

  1. Anil Kumble

  2. Jim Laker

  3. Dennis Lillee

  4. Michael Holding


Correct Option: B

Which of the following players was nicknamed Bombay Duck after a series of ducks, in his tour to Australia?

  1. Sanjay Manjrekar

  2. Vinod Kambli

  3. Sachin Tendulkar

  4. Ajit Agarkar


Correct Option: D

The highest wicket taker in ODI is

  1. Mutthiah Muralitharan

  2. Shane Warne

  3. Wasim Akram

  4. Brett Lee


Correct Option: A

The player to take his first 50 wickets in ODI in least number of matches was

  1. Brett Lee

  2. Ajit Agarkar

  3. Saqlain Mushtaq

  4. Mushtaq Ahmed


Correct Option: B

The record for the fastest 50 in any form of cricket is held by

  1. Yuvraj Singh 12 balls

  2. Brendon McCullam 13 balls

  3. Shahid Afridi 18 balls

  4. Sanath Jayasurya 17 balls


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Correct answer is (1).

The batting average of Sir Donald Bradman is

  1. 99.94

  2. 98.94

  3. 99.44

  4. 99.04


Correct Option: A

Sir Donald Bradman made

  1. 5996 runs

  2. 6996 runs

  3. 6926 runs

  4. 6933 runs


Correct Option: B

What was the name of the World Cup played in the year 1987?

  1. Prudential Cup

  2. ICC World Cup

  3. Reliance World Cup

  4. Benson & Hedges World Cup


Correct Option: C

Which player holds the record for maximum number of runs in a test match?

  1. Brian Lara

  2. Matthew Hayden

  3. Sanath Jayasurya

  4. Graham Gooch


Correct Option: D

What was the name of the World Cup played in the year 1992?

  1. Prudential Cup

  2. ICC World Cup

  3. Reliance World Cup

  4. Benson and Hedges World Cup


Correct Option: D

The man of the match for the 1983 World Cup final was

  1. Roger Binny

  2. Dilip Vengsarkar

  3. Kapil Dev

  4. Mohinder Amarnath


Correct Option: D

The man of the match for the 1992 World Cup final was

  1. Inzamam-ul-Haq

  2. Imran Khan

  3. Wasim Akram

  4. Saqlain Mushtaq


Correct Option: C

The man of the match for the 1979 World Cup final was

  1. Clive Lloyd

  2. Viv Richards

  3. Michael Holding

  4. Rohan Kanhai


Correct Option: B

The man of the match for the 2007 World Cup final was

  1. Ricky Ponting

  2. Adam Gilchrist

  3. Andrew Symonds

  4. Glenn McGrath


Correct Option: B

The man of the match for the 2003 World Cup final was

  1. Ricky Ponting

  2. Adam Gilchrist

  3. Andrew Symonds

  4. Glenn McGrath


Correct Option: A

Who among the following persons was never the captain of India in a World Cup?

  1. S. Venkatraghvan

  2. Rahul Dravid

  3. Mohammed Azharuddin

  4. Sunil Gavaskar


Correct Option: D

Wisden rated which Indian cricketer's innings in a test match as the best by any Indian?

  1. Virendra Sehwag 309

  2. Sunil Gavaskar 236

  3. VVS Laxman 281*

  4. None of these


Correct Option: B
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