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At which position did Andy Flower bat in his very first one-dayer?
  • Number one
  • Number three
  • Number eleven
Number one 16 Dec 2002
Which team has made the highest total batting second in a one-dayer and still lost the match?
  • Australia
  • Sri Lanka
  • India
Sri Lanka 16 Dec 2002
As of November 2002, only three umpires have officiated in more than 100 ODIs. Two are Steve Bucknor and David Shepherd. Who is the third?
  • Steve Dunne
  • Dave Orchard
  • Darrell Hair
Steve Dunne 15 Dec 2002
Nolan Clarke of Holland is the oldest cricketer to play one-day cricket. Who is the second-oldest?
  • Flavian Aponso
  • Derek Pringle
  • John Traicos
John Traicos 15 Dec 2002
Who is the youngest cricketer *not* from the subcontinent to play one-day cricket?
  • Mohammad Sheikh of Kenya
  • Mluleki Nkala of Zimbabwe
  • Thomas Odoyo of Kenya
Mohammad Sheikh of Kenya 15 Dec 2002
As of November 2002, two of the top four players to receive the most Man of the Match awards are from which country?
  • Sri Lanka
  • India
  • West Indies
Sri Lanka 14 Dec 2002
Which cricketer first overtook Mohammad Azharuddin for playing the most number of ODIs?
  • Steve Waugh
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Wasim Akram
Wasim Akram 14 Dec 2002
As of December 2002, which cricketer captained his one-day side in the most consecutive matches?
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
  • Hansie Cronje
  • Stephen Fleming
Hansie Cronje 14 Dec 2002
Who has reached 1,000 ODI runs in the least number of innings?
  • Gordon Greenidge
  • Viv Richards
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu
Viv Richards 13 Dec 2002
Who was the first batsman to be given out obstructing the field in ODIs?
  • Rameez Raja
  • Mohinder Amarnath
  • Googly - it has not happened yet
Rameez Raja 13 Dec 2002
Which Bombay club has Gavaskar still expressed a wish to play for in an emergency?
  • Dadar Union
  • Bombay Gymkhana
  • Matunga Cricket Club
Dadar Union 13 Dec 2002
Who was the team manager who persuaded Gavaskar to return to the field after he threatened to stalk off at the MCG in 1981?
  • Nawab of Pataudi Jr
  • Hemu Adhikari
  • Dilip Sardesai
Hemu Adhikari 12 Dec 2002
Which one of these cricketers did not endorse Brylcreem?
  • Vinoo Mankad
  • Farokh Engineer
  • Vijay Merchant
Vijay Merchant 12 Dec 2002
Who donated the Ranji Trophy as the leading domestic trophy?
  • The Maharaja of Patiala
  • Ranjitsinhji
  • The Maharaja of Vizianagaram
The Maharaja of Patiala 12 Dec 2002
Of which spinner did one writer say: 'He controls the ball with the expertise of a kite-flyer'?
  • Shane Warne
  • Bishan Singh Bedi
  • Erapalli Prasanna
Bishan Singh Bedi 11 Dec 2002
Against which team did Sunil Gavaskar make his only one-day century?
  • New Zealand
  • England
  • West Indies
New Zealand 11 Dec 2002
As of November 2002, who is the oldest person to make a one-day century?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Geoff Boycott
  • Desmond Haynes
Geoff Boycott 11 Dec 2002
As of November 2002, Sharjah has staged the most ODIs. Which two grounds are tied in second place with 111 matches apiece?
  • Lord's and the MCG
  • The WACA and the MCG
  • The SCG and the MCG
The SCG and the MCG 10 Dec 2002
Which was the first city in New Zealand to stage a one-day international?
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Hamilton
Christchurch 10 Dec 2002
Against which side did the West Indies concede the most number of extras in a one-dayer?
  • Pakistan
  • India
  • Australia
Pakistan 10 Dec 2002
In which year did the total number of ODIs draw level with the total number of Tests (upto and including that match)?
  • 1998
  • 1999
  • 2000
1999 9 Dec 2002
Which two teams played the 1,000th one-day international?
  • South Africa and Australia
  • South Afric and Sri Lanka
  • England and the West Indies
England and the West Indies 9 Dec 2002
Uptil and including 2001, which year has seen the maximum number of one-dayers staged?
  • 1996
  • 1998
  • 1999
1999 9 Dec 2002
Who was the last player - as of November 2002 - to hit a score in the 90s on Test debut?
  • Rahul Dravid
  • Ramnaresh Sarwan
  • Ricky Ponting
Rahul Dravid 8 Dec 2002
Who has made the most number of scores in the 90s for a West Indian?
  • Clive Lloyd
  • Desmond Haynes
  • Alvin Kallicharran
Alvin Kallicharran 8 Dec 2002
Who were the batsmen involved the last time - as of November 2002 - the first three batsmen in the lineup made centuries in the same innings?
  • Mark Taylor, Michael Slater, David Boon
  • Matthew Hayden, Justin Langer, Ricky Ponting
  • Herschelle Gibbs, Gary Kirsten, Jacques Kallis
Herschelle Gibbs, Gary Kirsten, Jacques Kallis 8 Dec 2002
As of November 2002, who has made the most fifties in his Test career without making a century?
  • Chetan Chauhan
  • Ramnaresh Sarwan
  • Mike Brearley
Chetan Chauhan 7 Dec 2002
Which two teams played the series in which most individual centuries were notched up on both sides?
  • Pakistan and India
  • Australia and England
  • Australia and the West Indies
Australia and the West Indies 7 Dec 2002
Only once did Sunil Gavaskar and his opening partner make a century in the same Test innings. Who was the opener?
  • Farokh Engineer
  • Krish Srikkanth
  • Anshuman Gaekwad
Krish Srikkanth 7 Dec 2002
Who is the only Zimbabwean to make a duck and a century in the same Test?
  • Murray Goodwin
  • Andy Flower
  • Dave Houghton
Murray Goodwin 6 Dec 2002
Which batsman has made the most fifty-plus scores in Test cricket?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Steve Waugh
  • Allan Border
Allan Border 6 Dec 2002
Who is the last Test captain to make a pair?
  • Jimmy Adams
  • Courtney Walsh
  • Waqar Younis
Waqar Younis 6 Dec 2002
Who is the only New Zealander to make two double tons in a single Test series?
  • Martin Crowe
  • Glenn Turner
  • Googly - it has never happened
Glenn Turner 5 Dec 2002
Who was the first batsman to score 100 runs in the session before lunch?
  • Victor Trumper
  • Don Bradman
  • KS Ranjitsinhji
KS Ranjitsinhji 5 Dec 2002
In terms of balls faced, which player finds himself twice in the top five list of fastest Test fifties?
  • Viv Richards
  • Kapil Dev
  • Ian Botham
Ian Botham 5 Dec 2002
In terms of minutes played, who has made the fastest Test triple century?
  • Wally Hammond
  • Don Bradman
  • Inzamam ul-Haq
Wally Hammond 4 Dec 2002
Who is the only batsman in Test history to have remained not out on a score of 199?
  • Steve Waugh
  • Andy Flower
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
Andy Flower 4 Dec 2002
Who is the only player to have been dismissed on a score of 299 in Test cricket?
  • Don Bradman
  • Martin Crowe
  • Salim Malik
Martin Crowe 4 Dec 2002
Which unfortunate Australian followed up a Test score of 99 with 98 and 97 in his next Test?
  • Clem Hill
  • Greg Blewett
  • Neil Harvey
Clem Hill 3 Dec 2002
Who has made the slowest Test century in history?
  • Asanka Gurusinha
  • Sanjay Manjrekar
  • Mudassar Nazar
Mudassar Nazar 3 Dec 2002
Who was the oldest man to score a Test century?
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Len Hutton
  • Wilfred Rhodes
Jack Hobbs 3 Dec 2002
If the ball goes behind the keeper, hits the helmet placed behind him, and runs away for four to the fence, how many runs are awarded to the batting side?
  • Four
  • Five
  • Nine
Nine 2 Dec 2002
If a fielder stops the ball, which inadvertently touches his cap - which is either in his hand or on the ground - during the fielding process, what happens?
  • Nothing - game continues as usual
  • Five runs are awarded to the batting side as penalty
  • The fielder is warned for unfair fielding means
Five runs are awarded to the batting side as penalty 2 Dec 2002
Who was the first Indian to hit a one-day century against the West Indies?
  • Kapil Dev
  • Mohinder Amarnath
  • Dilip Vengsarkar
Mohinder Amarnath 2 Dec 2002
Who were the captains in the first-ever incident of wicket-keepers on both sides of a Test match also being captain?
  • Andy Flower and Lee Germon
  • Ian Healy and Moin Khan
  • Andy Flower and Alec Stewart
Andy Flower and Lee Germon 1 Dec 2002
As of November 2002, which West Indian batsman had scored the most runs against India in Tests?
  • Clive Lloyd
  • Viv Richards
  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Clive Lloyd 1 Dec 2002
Which Test cricketer scored the most runs without making a century?
  • Chetan Chauhan
  • Shane Warne
  • Jeff Dujon
Shane Warne 1 Dec 2002
Which of these batsmen has not made a score of 99 not out in a Test match?
  • Geoff Boycott
  • Shaun Pollock
  • Mark Boucher
Mark Boucher 30 Nov 2002
Who was Ireland's overseas player in 1998, even playing a first-class match against a touring Australia 'A' side?
  • Steve Waugh
  • Adam Gilchrist
  • Mark Waugh
Steve Waugh 30 Nov 2002
How many one-dayers did Gary Sobers play for the West Indies?
  • None
  • One
  • Two
One 30 Nov 2002
Where did Kapil Dev record his first Test win as captain?
  • Lord's, London
  • Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
  • Chepauk, Chennai
Lord's, London 29 Nov 2002
Whose record did Sachin Tendulkar beat to become the youngest player to appear in 100 Tests?
  • David Gower
  • Kapil Dev
  • Colin Cowdrey
Kapil Dev 29 Nov 2002
Which team knocked India out of the 1998 Wills International Cup at Dhaka?
  • West Indies
  • England
  • Australia
West Indies 29 Nov 2002
Who captained India at the Under-19 World Cup in 2000?
  • Mohammad Kaif
  • Yuvraj Singh
  • Reetinder Singh Sodhi
Mohammad Kaif 28 Nov 2002
According to the most popular urban legend, why is 111 referred to as a Nelson?
  • Nelson led 111 ships in his most famous naval victory
  • It was the first of November (1/11) when Nelson died
  • Nelson had only one of each of three different body parts when he died
Nelson had only one of each of three different body parts when he died 28 Nov 2002
Which Surrey bat in 1771 produced a bat wider than the wicket and spurred a change in rules?
  • Thomas White
  • James White
  • Robert White
Thomas White 28 Nov 2002
At which ground did Don Bradman make his 100th first-class 100?
  • Lord's
  • WACA, Perth
  • SCG, Sydney
SCG, Sydney 27 Nov 2002
What unique feat was achieved when Hyderabad made 944-6d against Andhra Pradesh in 1994?
  • Three sons of former Test stars made centuries in the innings
  • Three double centuries were made in a single first-class innings for the first time
  • The first four batsmen all made hundreds
Three double centuries were made in a single first-class innings for the first time 27 Nov 2002
Which batsman has made the most number of runs in a single Test innings via boundaries?
  • Brian Lara
  • Don Bradman
  • John Edrich
John Edrich 27 Nov 2002
Which county has made the highest fourth-innings target to win a county match?
  • Middlesex
  • Surrey
  • Sussex
Middlesex 26 Nov 2002
Who was the Sri Lankan captain in the 1992 World Cup?
  • Roshan Mahanama
  • Aravinda de Silva
  • Arjuna Ranatunga
Aravinda de Silva 26 Nov 2002
Sanath Jayasuriya has made 30 runs off a single over twice. The first time was off Aamer Sohail; who was the second bowler?
  • Aamer Sohail again!
  • Akram Khan
  • Chris Harris
Chris Harris 26 Nov 2002
Off which bowler did Mike Gatting once hit four sixes in an over in a one-dayer?
  • Ravi Shastri
  • Chetan Sharma
  • Kapil Dev
Ravi Shastri 25 Nov 2002
Aside from Virender Sehwag, who - as of November 2002 - is the only other player to hit three one-day centuries in less than 80 balls each?
  • Shahid Afridi
  • Sanath Jayasuriya
  • Adam Gilchrist
Sanath Jayasuriya 25 Nov 2002
At which position did Clyde Walcott average the highest with the bat?
  • As opener
  • At number three
  • At number four
At number four 25 Nov 2002
At which English ground did Imran Khan lead Pakistan for the first time?
  • Edgbaston
  • Lord's
  • Trent Bridge
Edgbaston 24 Nov 2002
When England last won the Ashes, which player hit centuries in three consecutive Tests?
  • Graham Gooch
  • Chris Broad
  • Mike Atherton
Chris Broad 24 Nov 2002
Between 1962 and 1968, which English player played 78 consecutive Test innings without recording a duck?
  • Brian Bolus
  • Colin Cowdrey
  • Ken Barrington
Ken Barrington 24 Nov 2002
Rusi Surti and Martyn Moxon both share their highest score in Test cricket. What was that score?
  • 1
  • 99
  • 100
99 23 Nov 2002
The BBC televised the first ever live Test match. At which ground was it played?
  • Lord's
  • Trent Bridge
  • Old Trafford
Lord's 23 Nov 2002
The Beaumont Committee was set up to investigate what contorversial event in Indian cricket?
  • Lala Amarnath returning mid-way through an England tour
  • Navjot Sidhu returning mid-way through an England tour
  • Sachin Tendulkar's seam-cleaning incident
Lala Amarnath returning mid-way through an England tour 23 Nov 2002
He got hundreds in each innings on debut in the 1952-53 season, equalling Arthur Morris' feat in 1940-41. Who?
  • Nari Contractor
  • Nawab of Pataudi Jr.
  • Pankaj Roy
Nari Contractor 22 Nov 2002
Which batsman registered the first innings of more than 1,000 minutes in first-class cricket?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Robin Smith
  • Rajeev Nayyar
Rajeev Nayyar 22 Nov 2002
Which cricketer made 105 and 141 at 52 years of age in the Ranji Trophy in 1944?
  • CK Nayudu
  • Prof DB Deodhar
  • CS Nayudu
Prof DB Deodhar 22 Nov 2002
Against whom did Wasim Jaffer make 314 in only his second first-class match for Mumbai?
  • Delhi
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Saurashtra
Saurashtra 21 Nov 2002
Which spinner recorded the best figures in one-dayers before Muttiah Muralitharan bettered it in 2000?
  • Shane Warne
  • Anil Kumble
  • Sanath Jayasuriya
Anil Kumble 21 Nov 2002
Which batsman, on the Indian tour of Pakistan in 1978, applauded his own boundaries because the crowd refused to do so?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Anshuman Gaekwad
  • Gundappa Vishwanath
Sunil Gavaskar 21 Nov 2002
Who has hit the most first-class centuries at the Sydney Cricket Ground?
  • Don Bradman
  • Michael Bevan
  • Alan Kippax
Michael Bevan 20 Nov 2002
Bathgate's Liver Tonic was one of the first products to be endorsed by an Indian cricketer. Name the cricketer.
  • CS Nayudu
  • Lala Amarnath
  • CK Nayudu
CK Nayudu 20 Nov 2002
Which former great led a secluded life after retirement, spending most of his time with a blind parrot called Popsey?
  • Ranjitsinhji
  • Duleepsinhji
  • Nawab of Pataudi Senior
Ranjitsinhji 20 Nov 2002
Where have Gangaram and Gangadin, heavy-duty pitch rollers, enjoyed cricket for more than a century?
  • Eden Gardens, Kolkata
  • Lord's, London
  • Feroze Shah Kotla, Delhi
Eden Gardens, Kolkata 19 Nov 2002
Which Australian bowler, on predicting in the early 90s that Shane Warne would pick 500 Test wickets, was fired from his newspaper column the next day?
  • Terry Alderman
  • Rodney Hogg
  • Merv Hughes
Rodney Hogg 19 Nov 2002
Which batsman was dubbed 'Benaud's rabbit' and responded by making 132 in 125 minutes against Australia?
  • Frank Worrell
  • Clyde Walcott
  • Garry Sobers
Garry Sobers 19 Nov 2002
At which ground in England does a tree grow within the boundary?
  • St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury
  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Googly - there is no such ground
St Lawrence Ground, Canterbury 18 Nov 2002
In which Asian city was Raman Lamba playing club cricket when he was struck by a ball at short leg and killed?
  • Kolkata
  • Delhi
  • Dhaka
Dhaka 18 Nov 2002
How many runs did Don Bradman score in the first Test of the infamous 'Bodyline' series?
  • Zero
  • 118
  • Googly - he did not play in that game
Googly - he did not play in that game 18 Nov 2002
Which cricketer has had the most number of partners as opener in one-day cricket?
  • Saeed Anwar
  • Gary Kirsten
  • John Wright
John Wright 17 Nov 2002
Which West Indian batsman was once dismissed off the first ball of a one-dayer on two consecutive occasions?
  • Sherwin Campbell
  • Stuart Williams
  • Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Sherwin Campbell 17 Nov 2002
Which two teams competed in the first-ever ODI under floodlights?
  • Australia and England
  • Australia and West Indies
  • West Indies and England
Australia and West Indies 17 Nov 2002
What was the result of the first ever one-day series played indoors?
  • Australia won
  • South Africa won
  • The series was tied
The series was tied 16 Nov 2002
Who was the non-striker when Javed Miandad hit that famous last-ball six off Chetan Sharma at Sharjah?
  • Tauseef Ahmed
  • Imran Khan
  • Wasim Akram
Tauseef Ahmed 16 Nov 2002
Which bowler has conceded the most number of runs between his first and second wickets in Test cricket?
  • Glenn McGrath
  • Shane Warne
  • Nilesh Kulkarni
Nilesh Kulkarni 16 Nov 2002
What is common to Mahela Jayawardene, ML Jaisimha, Michael Atherton, and Graham Gooch, among others?
  • All have been run out on 99
  • All have been out hit-wicket three times in their career
  • All have played first-class cricket in countries other than their own
All have been run out on 99 15 Nov 2002
Which player has made the most runs in a Test and ended up on the losing side?
  • Andy Flower
  • Brian Lara
  • Herbert Sutcliffe
Andy Flower 15 Nov 2002
Who has had the most number of opening partners during his Test career?
  • Graham Gooch
  • Len Hutton
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Gavaskar 15 Nov 2002
Who was the last cricketer to be dismissed 'Mankaded' in Test cricket?
  • Bill Brown
  • Sikandar Bakht
  • Ian Redpath
Sikandar Bakht 14 Nov 2002
Which two teams compete for the Clive Lloyd Trophy in Test cricket?
  • West Indies and England
  • West Indies and Zimbabwe
  • West Indies and India
West Indies and Zimbabwe 14 Nov 2002
Which bowler has taken the maximum number of caught-and-bowled dismissals?
  • Derek Underwood
  • Richie Benaud
  • Anil Kumble
Anil Kumble 14 Nov 2002
Which is the most recent instance of two bowlers sharing all 20 wickets of a Test?
  • Jim Laker and Tony Lock in 1956
  • Muttiah Muralitharan and Chaminda Vaas in 2001
  • Dennis Lillee and Bob Massie in 1972
Dennis Lillee and Bob Massie in 1972 13 Nov 2002
Which bowler recorded the best match figures for a losing team?
  • Kapil Dev
  • Subhash Gupte
  • Bhagwat Chandrasekhar
Kapil Dev 13 Nov 2002
Harbhajan Singh's 15-217 at Chennai in 2000-01 took him into the company of Wilfred Rhodes and Colin Blythe to achieve what feat?
  • More than 30 wickets in a three-Test series
  • Most consecutive five-wicket hauls
  • Most wickets in a Test match without a single "bowled" dismissal
Most wickets in a Test match without a single "bowled" dismissal 13 Nov 2002
Which bowler has registered the best match-figures as a captain?
  • Courtney Walsh
  • Waqar Younis
  • Wasim Akram
Courtney Walsh 12 Nov 2002
After Allan Border, who captained his country in the maximum number of Test matches?
  • Mark Taylor
  • Michael Atherton
  • Gary Sobers
Michael Atherton 12 Nov 2002
Which cricketer has received the most Man of the Match awards in Tests?
  • Muttiah Muralitharan
  • Wasim Akram
  • Viv Richards
Wasim Akram 12 Nov 2002
Three of the five youngest cricketers to play Test cricket hail from which country?
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka
Pakistan 11 Nov 2002
The Flower brothers, the Rennie brothers and the Strang brothers all turned out for Zimbabwe in a Test against which country?
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
  • India
New Zealand 11 Nov 2002
Hanif, Sadiq and Mushtaq were three of the four Mohammad brothers. Who was the fourth?
  • Nazir
  • Wazir
  • Hazir
Wazir 11 Nov 2002
Which Australian cricketer was once invited for a try-out by the Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team?
  • Bill Ponsford
  • Don Bradman
  • Victor Richardson
Bill Ponsford 10 Nov 2002
Which English cricketer once hit a hole-in-one in Calcutta during the 1981-82 tour of India?
  • Geoffrey Boycott
  • David Gower
  • Graham Gooch
Graham Gooch 10 Nov 2002
Which cricketer represented England at bowls and was once the national 440-yard hurdles champion?
  • CB Fry
  • Denis Compton
  • WG Grace
WG Grace 10 Nov 2002
Which wicket-keeper has effected the most number of dismissals in a single Test match?
  • Adam Gilchrist
  • Jack Russell
  • Godfrey Evans
Jack Russell 9 Nov 2002
Which wicket-keeper has seen maximum runs scored in an innings without conceding a single bye?
  • Adam Parore
  • Hashan Tillekeratne
  • Godfrey Evans
Hashan Tillekeratne 9 Nov 2002
Who was the first wicket-keeper to make a double century?
  • Les Ames
  • Clyde Walcott
  • Imtiaz Ahmed
Imtiaz Ahmed 9 Nov 2002
Against which country did Australia make its lowest Test innings score ever?
  • England
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
England 8 Nov 2002
New Zealand has scored the lowest-ever innings total - 26. Which team has made the next three lowest innings scores?
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
South Africa 8 Nov 2002
In the top five instances of fewest runs scored in a day of Test cricket, one venue figures as many as four times! Which venue?
  • Karachi
  • Brisbane
  • Calcutta
Karachi 8 Nov 2002
At which venue have India recorded their lowest total at home?
  • Bangalore
  • Chandigarh
  • New Delhi
New Delhi 7 Nov 2002
Which cricketer was appointed captain of his side after playing in the maximum number of Tests?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Dilip Vengsarkar
  • Ravi Shastri
Dilip Vengsarkar 7 Nov 2002
Who did Australia play when there was a record 33 batsmen dismissed caught (including caught behind) in the match?
  • South Africa
  • West Indies
  • India
India 7 Nov 2002
Which of these bowlers has never taken 10 wickets in a match?
  • Ian Botham
  • Clarrie Grimmett
  • Bob Willis
Bob Willis 6 Nov 2002
What became standardised in Test cricket in 1979?
  • The length of the pitch
  • The six-ball over
  • The weight of the ball
The six-ball over 6 Nov 2002
Who is the only player to have taken 6 field catches in a Test twice?
  • Mark Taylor
  • Mark Waugh
  • Stephen Fleming
Stephen Fleming 6 Nov 2002
Which wicket-keeper has taken the most dismissals for Pakistan?
  • Wasim Bari
  • Moin Khan
  • Rashid Latif
Wasim Bari 5 Nov 2002
Which member of the current West Indian outfit is the nephew of Alvin Kallicharran?
  • Gareth Breese
  • Ramnaresh Sarwan
  • Mahendra Nagamootoo
Mahendra Nagamootoo 5 Nov 2002
Off which bowler did Gary Sobers score his 365th run in that epic innings?
  • Intikhab Alam
  • Mushtaq Mohammad
  • Hanif Mohammad
Hanif Mohammad 5 Nov 2002
Which West Indian cricketer - on touring New Zealand and liking the country - switched allegiance and even played a Test for New Zealand against the West Indies?
  • Sammy Guillen
  • George Trumper
  • Simon Donovan
Sammy Guillen 4 Nov 2002
Which West Indian cricketer was later hanged on charges of murdering his wife?
  • Leslie George Hylton
  • Lawrence Rowe
  • George Headley
Leslie George Hylton 4 Nov 2002
Denis Atkinson was the first player to score a double-century and take five wickets in an innings in a single Test. Who was the second?
  • Ian Botham
  • Mushtaq Mohammad
  • Gary Sobers
Mushtaq Mohammad 4 Nov 2002
Which two batsmen share the record of having made the most consecutive 150-plus scores?
  • Rahul Dravid and Everton Weekes
  • Zaheer Abbas and Mudassar Nazar
  • Don Bradman and Michael Vaughan
Zaheer Abbas and Mudassar Nazar 3 Nov 2002
As of October 2002, who is the current player who is placed highest on the all-time highest averages list?
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Steve Waugh
  • Adam Gilchrist
Adam Gilchrist 3 Nov 2002
What was unique - until 1999 - about the Australia v South Africa Test match of 1912?
  • A hat-trick was effected by bowlers on both sides
  • The first instance of two innings conceded to effect a result
  • The Test was played at a neutral venue - England
The Test was played at a neutral venue - England 3 Nov 2002
Which English batsman, having had his arm broken by a West Indian quick, returned to the crease prepared to bat one-handed?
  • Colin Cowdrey
  • David Gower
  • Geoffrey Boycott
Colin Cowdrey 2 Nov 2002
Lall Singh, who played in India's first Test and never again, was born in which south-east Asian city?
  • Jakarta
  • Bangkok
  • Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur 2 Nov 2002
John Briggs, Wasim Akram and Abdur Razzaq have what in common?
  • The only players with, at one stage of their careers, equal runs and wickets to their name
  • The only players with both a Test hat-trick and a century to their name
  • The first three overseas players for Lancashire
The only players with both a Test hat-trick and a century to their name 2 Nov 2002
Who was the Australia captain who lost the series 4-0 to South Africa in 1969?
  • Bill Lawry
  • Richie Benaud
  • Googly - Australia won that series 4-0
Bill Lawry 1 Nov 2002
Who was the captain of the South African team whose tour to Australia was called off in 1970-71?
  • Clive Rice
  • Ali Bacher
  • Eddie Barlow
Ali Bacher 1 Nov 2002
At which ground did Curtly Ambrose once bowl a 15-ball Test over - including 9 no-balls?
  • The WACA, Perth
  • The Gabba, Brisbane
  • The MCG, Melbourne
The WACA, Perth 1 Nov 2002
When Trevor Chappell bowled the last ball under-arm against New Zealand in a one-dayer, how many runs were needed to win?
  • Five runs
  • Six runs
  • Seven runs
Seven runs 31 Oct 2002
Dennis Amiss made the first ever one-day century. This was in:
  • The first ever one-dayer
  • The second ever one-dayer
  • The third ever one-dayer
The second ever one-dayer 31 Oct 2002
Which 18-year-old scored a fifty in Sri Lanka's inaugural Test match?
  • Roy Dias
  • Aravinda de Silva
  • Arjuna Ranatunga
Arjuna Ranatunga 31 Oct 2002
Who has made the highest score by a batsman playing at number eight?
  • Wasim Akram
  • Doug Walters
  • Pat Symcox
Wasim Akram 30 Oct 2002
Who has made the highest score by a batsman playing in only one Test?
  • Andy Ganteaume
  • Praveen Amre
  • Lawrence Rowe
Andy Ganteaume 30 Oct 2002
Whose record did Anil Kumble overtake to become the highest Test wicket-taker on Indian soil?
  • Kapil Dev
  • Bishan Singh Bedi
  • BS Chandrasekhar
Kapil Dev 30 Oct 2002
Aside from Sachin Tendulkar, who is the only other Indian to hit a one-day century on his birthday?
  • Robin Singh
  • Vinod Kambli
  • Googly - Tendulkar is the only one
Vinod Kambli 29 Oct 2002
Which of these players did not die after being hit by a ball in a first-class match?
  • Raman Lamba
  • George Summers
  • Abdul Aziz
Raman Lamba 29 Oct 2002
Which historically-named Surrey player toured North America and then Australia in the 1860s?
  • Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Attila the Hun
  • Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar 29 Oct 2002
Which Indian cricketer, with a Ranji match against Karnataka already decided, batted left-handed in the last hour of the innings?
  • Dilip Vengsarkar
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Kapil Dev
Sunil Gavaskar 28 Oct 2002
In which country did Clarrie Grimmett first play first-class cricket?
  • New Zealand
  • England
  • India
New Zealand 28 Oct 2002
Who was New Zealand's youngest-ever captain?
  • Martin Crowe
  • Lee Germon
  • Stephen Fleming
Stephen Fleming 28 Oct 2002
Who was the second English captain, after JWHT Douglas in 1911/12, to ask Australia to bat and then win the Test?
  • Douglas Jardine
  • David Gower
  • Nasser Hussain
David Gower 27 Oct 2002
What prompted the Shakoor Rana-Mike Gatting incident during the 1987/88 England tour to Pakistan?
  • Rana thought there was an unnoticed field change as the bowler was bowling
  • Gatting was not allowed a drink during his innings of 107
  • Rana barred a bowler for running on the pitch in his follow-through
Rana thought there was an unnoticed field change as the bowler was bowling 27 Oct 2002
Where is the 2007 World Cup scheduled to be held?
  • Australia and New Zealand
  • Canada and the United States
  • West Indies
West Indies 27 Oct 2002
Which Indian captain once "declared" an ODI innings, conceding the match when the umpires refused to call Sarfraz Nawaz bouncers as wides?
  • Bishan Singh Bedi
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Krishnamachari Srikkanth
Bishan Singh Bedi 26 Oct 2002
Who is the only batsman to hit four sixes in an over twice in one-day cricket?
  • Shaun Pollock
  • Sanath Jayasuriya
  • Shahid Afridi
Sanath Jayasuriya 26 Oct 2002
Who holds the record for most 50-plus scores in consecutive one-day innings?
  • Viv Richards
  • Dean Jones
  • Javed Miandad
Javed Miandad 26 Oct 2002
Where was the 1,000th Test match played?
  • Gujranwala, Pakistan
  • Hyderabad, India
  • Hyderabad, Pakistan
Hyderabad, Pakistan 25 Oct 2002
Which player has been on a losing Australian side the most times in Test cricket?
  • Steve Waugh
  • Allan Border
  • Dean Jones
Allan Border 25 Oct 2002
Which player has been on the winning side most times in Test cricket?
  • Mark Waugh
  • Steve Waugh
  • Vivian Richards
Steve Waugh 25 Oct 2002
Which of the current country Board chiefs has played Test cricket for his country?
  • Jagmohan Dalmiya
  • Tauqir Zia
  • Martin Snedden
Martin Snedden 24 Oct 2002
Who was the fastest - in terms of number of matches - to get to 200 Test wickets?
  • Clarrie Grimmett
  • Muttiah Muralitharan
  • Ian Botham
Clarrie Grimmett 24 Oct 2002
Which bowler has conceded the most runs - 26 - in one over of Test cricket?
  • Younis Khan
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Salim Malik
Younis Khan 24 Oct 2002
Who scored more than 5,000 runs for England without making a single Test run in England between his 30th and 40th birthdays?
  • Len Hutton
  • Wally Hammond
  • Jack Hobbs
Jack Hobbs 23 Oct 2002
Aside from Mark and Steve Waugh, Dean Waugh is a third brother who played for New South Wales. Who is the fourth brother, who played in NSW grade cricket?
  • Danny Waugh
  • Roger Waugh
  • Edward Waugh
Danny Waugh 23 Oct 2002
There was only one Australia-New Zealand Test during Bradman's playing career. How much did he score in that Test?
  • 0 and 100
  • 0 and 0
  • He did not play that Test
He did not play that Test 23 Oct 2002
Although strike-rates are rarely computed for Test cricket, details of 155 of a certain player's 193 innings gives the strike-rate as 34.56. Who?
  • Michael Atherton
  • Geoffrey Boycott
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Geoffrey Boycott 22 Oct 2002
What is common to Wallis Mathias, Antao d'Souza, Duncan Sharpe and Yousuf Youhana?
  • They are the only Christians to play for Pakistan
  • They have all hit centuries in their first Test against the West Indies
  • They are the only four players to hit a century on the first day of the year (Jan 1st)
They are the only Christians to play for Pakistan 22 Oct 2002
Why is Gillespie's nickname "Dizzy"?
  • Because of regular fainting spells
  • Because of his penchant for beer
  • In honour of jazz musician Dizzy Gillespie
In honour of jazz musician Dizzy Gillespie 22 Oct 2002
Who has conceded the most runs without taking a single Test wicket?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • George Headley
  • Michael Vaughan
George Headley 21 Oct 2002
In terms of time between first ball and third, who took the most time to complete a Test hat-trick?
  • Merv Hughes
  • Courtney Walsh
  • Saqlain Mushtaq
Courtney Walsh 21 Oct 2002
One of two batsmen scored the millionth Test run, but it is not known which. Name the pair.
  • Allan Border and Dean Jones
  • Sunil Gavaskar and Dilip Vengsarkar
  • Kapil Dev and Rajesh Chauhan
Allan Border and Dean Jones 21 Oct 2002
Which country has had the most Test centuries scored on its soil?
  • England
  • Australia
  • India
England 20 Oct 2002
Who is the oldest man to make a maiden Test century?
  • Archie Sandham
  • Peter Kirsten
  • Dave Nourse
Dave Nourse 20 Oct 2002
Who has made the slowest Test century for India?
  • Sanjay Manjrekar
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu
Sanjay Manjrekar 20 Oct 2002
Which batsman has made a score of 50 or more for the most consecutive Test matches?
  • John Edrich
  • Viv Richards
  • Matthew Hayden
Viv Richards 19 Oct 2002
Which batsman has batted most balls for a score of zero?
  • Danny Morrison
  • Paul Allott
  • Geoff Allott
Geoff Allott 19 Oct 2002
If one went by most innings played at positions 1 and 2, who would be the pair of batsmen thus chosen?
  • Sunil Gavaskar and Graham Gooch
  • Sunil Gavaskar and Desmond Haynes
  • Sunil Gavaskar and Geoff Boycott
Sunil Gavaskar and Desmond Haynes 19 Oct 2002
What is the highest score in Tests made entirely of boundaries, and by whom?
  • 20 - by Sachin Tendulkar and Javed Miandad
  • 24 - by Vivian Richards
  • 32 - by Sanath Jayasuriya and Alex Tudor
32 - by Sanath Jayasuriya and Alex Tudor 18 Oct 2002
What is the maximum number of bowlers to be used in a single one-day innings?
  • Eight
  • Nine
  • Ten
Nine 18 Oct 2002
Which batsman has scored maximum number of centuries in ODIs in which his team has lost the match?
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Saeed Anwar
  • Sanath Jayasuriya
Sachin Tendulkar 18 Oct 2002
Which is the only team to score more than 200 runs in boundaries in a single one-dayer?
  • Sri Lanka
  • West Indies
  • India
Sri Lanka 17 Oct 2002
What unique scorecard item could be seen in the card of the 1979-80 Australia-England Perth Test
  • Graham Gooch out handling the ball
  • England extras 145
  • Lillee c Willey b Dilley
Lillee c Willey b Dilley 17 Oct 2002
Which team has fielded the most left-handed batsmen - 8 - in a single Test?
  • Pakistan
  • West Indies
  • India
West Indies 17 Oct 2002
Which West Indian bowler has taken the maximum number of wickets in a series in India?
  • Malcolm Marshall
  • Curtly Ambrose
  • Courtney Walsh
Malcolm Marshall 16 Oct 2002
Which team has made the highest total without an individual century?
  • New Zealand
  • India
  • Australia
India 16 Oct 2002
Who scored the century in a lowest all-out innings to include a hundred?
  • John Reid
  • Desmond Haynes
  • Aravinda de Silva
John Reid 16 Oct 2002
Which Test cricketer has gone maximum innings between ducks?
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • David Gower
  • Ian Botham
David Gower 15 Oct 2002
Which player went maximum Tests between two centuries?
  • Andy Flower
  • Stephen Fleming
  • Adam Parore
Adam Parore 15 Oct 2002
Who scored the first triple-century in Test match cricket?
  • Archie Sandham
  • Don Bradman
  • Wally Hammond
Archie Sandham 15 Oct 2002
Who took the maximum number of deliveries to complete a Test century?
  • Hanif Mohammad
  • Mudassar Nazar
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Mudassar Nazar 14 Oct 2002
What is the lowest total successfully defended in the fourth innings of a Test?
  • 85
  • 99
  • 112
85 14 Oct 2002
Which player has the highest Test average if only innings of 100-plus are counted?
  • Don Bradman
  • Grant Flower
  • Guy Whittall
Guy Whittall 14 Oct 2002
Whom did Douglas Jardine term "a conscientious objector"?
  • Sir Pelham Warner
  • Don Bradman
  • Nawab of Pataudi Senior
Nawab of Pataudi Senior 13 Oct 2002
Against whom did Gary Sobers play his first-ever first-class match?
  • Guyana
  • Indians
  • Englishmen
Indians 13 Oct 2002
Name the only batsman to have scored a double century in each innings of a first-class match.
  • Arthur Fagg
  • VVS Laxman
  • Victor Trumper
Arthur Fagg 13 Oct 2002
Name the odd one out: Arjuna Ranatunga, Imran Khan, Sunil Gavaskar, Clive Lloyd, Steve Waugh
  • Clive Lloyd - the others are all right-handed batsmen
  • Imran Khan - none of the others has opened the bowling in Tests
  • Sunil Gavaskar - all the others are World-Cup winning captains
Sunil Gavaskar - all the others are World-Cup winning captains 12 Oct 2002
Which of these batsman has not made two triple-hundreds in the same first-class season?
  • Bill Ponsford
  • Don Bradman
  • Stan McCabe
Stan McCabe 12 Oct 2002
Which three batsmen reached three figures in the first incident of three left-handers making centuries in the same Test innings?
  • Arjuna Ranatunga, Sanath Jayasuriya, Hashan Tillekeratne
  • Matthew Hayden, Justin Langer, Adam Gilchrist
  • Clive Lloyd, Alvin Kallicharran, Roy Fredericks
Matthew Hayden, Justin Langer, Adam Gilchrist 12 Oct 2002
Whose only Test victims were Gordon Greenidge, Arjuna Ranatunga, Aravinda de Silva and Vivian Richards?
  • Jonathan Agnew
  • Christopher Martin-Jenkins
  • Anand Vasu
Jonathan Agnew 11 Oct 2002
Who was the only American president to have seen a live game of Test cricket?
  • Harry Truman
  • Dwight D Eisenhower
  • John F Kennedy
Dwight D Eisenhower 11 Oct 2002
What is Russell Endean's odd claim to fame in cricket history?
  • First streaker on a Test field
  • First cricketer to be boo-ed off the field
  • First person to be given out handling the ball in Tests
First person to be given out handling the ball in Tests 11 Oct 2002
Who was the last batsman to bat at number 11 in one innings and open the batting in the next innings of the same Test?
  • Danny Morrison
  • Iqbal Siddiqui
  • Vinoo Mankad
Danny Morrison 10 Oct 2002
Who was the first bowler to dismiss Don Bradman in Test cricket?
  • Alec Bedser
  • Maurice Tate
  • Wilfred Rhodes
Maurice Tate 10 Oct 2002
When Kapil Dev relinquished captaincy in 1986-87, who replaced him?
  • Dilip Vengsarkar
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Krish Srikkanth
Dilip Vengsarkar 10 Oct 2002
Against which team did Allan Border surpass Sunil Gavaskar to become highest Test run-scorer?
  • New Zealand
  • India
  • Pakistan
New Zealand 9 Oct 2002
Who was the last Australian player to score a century on Test debut?
  • Mark Waugh
  • Justin Langer
  • Greg Blewett
Greg Blewett 9 Oct 2002
Which England fast bowler collapsed mid-run-up with a knee injury against New Zealand at Eden Park?
  • Chris Lewis
  • David Lawrence
  • Devon Malcolm
David Lawrence 9 Oct 2002
Which game did Rob Andrew, a Yorkshire cricketer, represent England in?
  • Rugby
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
Rugby 7 Oct 2002
Which county did Nick Knight play for before Warwickshire?
  • Sussex
  • Essex
  • Derbyshire
Essex 7 Oct 2002
In which Test did Steve Waugh make his first century?
  • His first
  • His 12th
  • His 27th
His 27th 7 Oct 2002
Which West Indian batsman was once run out by Tony Greig after playing the last ball of the day to the fielder and setting off for the pavilion?
  • Clive Lloyd
  • Viv Richards
  • Alvin Kallicharran
Alvin Kallicharran 6 Oct 2002
Who has been dismissed the most times in the 90s in Test cricket from Pakistan?
  • Javed Miandad
  • Zaheer Abbas
  • Inzamam ul-Haq
Inzamam ul-Haq 6 Oct 2002
Whose record did Matthew Hayden break for the most number of Test runs by an Australian in a calendar year?
  • Don Bradman
  • Bobby Simpson
  • Victor Trumper
Bobby Simpson 6 Oct 2002
Which two batsmen hold a record for the highest Test partnership between two debutants?
  • Khalid Ibadulla and Abdul Kadir
  • Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid
  • Ali Naqvi and Azhar Mahmood
Khalid Ibadulla and Abdul Kadir 5 Oct 2002
Which English batsman's average never dipped below 60 in Test cricket?
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Len Hutton
  • Herbert Sutcliffe
Herbert Sutcliffe 5 Oct 2002
Which team in a Test had a record number of double centurions - six - in its XI?
  • Australia
  • England
  • Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka 5 Oct 2002
Who is the latest batsman to join the club of those scoring exactly 0 and 100 in the two innings of a Test?
  • Sourav Ganguly
  • Michael Vaughan
  • Adam Gilchrist
Michael Vaughan 4 Oct 2002
Which county was Keith Fletcher playing for when he finally retired from first-class cricket in 1988?
  • Somerset
  • Surrey
  • Essex
Essex 4 Oct 2002
Which Somerset player has twice taken 30 runs or more off a single over?
  • Marcus Trescothick
  • Arthur Wellard
  • Ian Botham
Arthur Wellard 4 Oct 2002
What first occurred in the second Lord's Test of the 1975 series in England?
  • The first streaker
  • The first hair-cut on the field
  • The first obstructing-the-field dismissal
The first streaker 3 Oct 2002
Which batsman once scored 1,000 Test runs during a single English summer?
  • Wally Hammond
  • Graham Gooch
  • Len Hutton
Graham Gooch 3 Oct 2002
Who took the catch to finally dismiss Saeed Anwar after he made 194 at Chennai?
  • Anil Kumble
  • Sunil Joshi
  • Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly 3 Oct 2002
Which side has conceded the most number of extras in a first-class innings?
  • Sussex
  • Rajasthan
  • Lahore
Lahore 2 Oct 2002
Which three states took part in the first-ever Sheffield Shield competition?
  • Victoria, New South Wales, and South Australia
  • Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales
  • New South Wales, Tasmania and Queensland
Victoria, New South Wales, and South Australia 2 Oct 2002
Who top-scored in the first ever one-day international?
  • Geoff Boycott
  • Ian Chappell
  • John Edrich
John Edrich 2 Oct 2002
Who is the oldest player to make his Test debut for England?
  • Alf Gower
  • James Southerton
  • JWHT Douglas
James Southerton 1 Oct 2002
Who captained England to a 5-1 Ashes win in Australia in 1978-79?
  • Mike Brearley
  • Ray Illingworth
  • David Gower
Mike Brearley 1 Oct 2002
Which bowler has taken the most wickets in one over of Test cricket?
  • Dennis Lillee
  • Rumesh Ratnayake
  • Maurice Allom
Maurice Allom 1 Oct 2002
Who is England's highest run-getter in one-day internationals?
  • Graham Gooch
  • Alec Stewart
  • Alan Lamb
Alec Stewart 28 Sep 2002
Which bowler, apart from Courtney Walsh, has taken a hat-trick spread over two innings of the same Test?
  • Wasim Akram
  • Merv Hughes
  • Shane Warne
Merv Hughes 28 Sep 2002
Which bowler has taken a hat-trick off his first three balls in a particular Test?
  • Wasim Akram
  • Abdur Razzaq
  • Nuwan Zoysa
Nuwan Zoysa 27 Sep 2002
What claim to fame does a certain Hugh Thurlow hold in cricket?
  • He was the batsman not to have been scalped by Jim Laker during the latter's 19-wicket Test haul
  • He was run out to leave Bradman stranded on 299 against South Africa
  • He has been bowled in every single innings of his Test career
He was run out to leave Bradman stranded on 299 against South Africa 27 Sep 2002
What is common to Courtney Walsh, Daniel Vettori, Min Patel and Colin Miller?
  • Each of them have taken nine wickets in two consecutive Test matches
  • Each debuted in first-class wicket with a ten-wicket haul
  • Each was hit for six by Sachin Tendulkar to bring up his - Tendulkar's - Test century
Each was hit for six by Sachin Tendulkar to bring up his - Tendulkar's - Test century 27 Sep 2002
Which batsman has hit the maximum number of sixes in a Test series?
  • Wasim Raja
  • Wasim Akram
  • Matthew Hayden
Wasim Raja 26 Sep 2002
Which Australian cricketer was known as the Australian WG Grace?
  • Charles Bannerman
  • Victor Trumper
  • George Giffen
George Giffen 26 Sep 2002
Bart King toured England in 1908 and topped the first-class averages with 87 wickets at 11 runs apiece. What nationality was he?
  • Antiguan
  • American
  • Armenian
American 26 Sep 2002
Who is the leading wicket-taker for England in one-day internationals?
  • Ian Botham
  • Chris Lewis
  • Darren Gough
Darren Gough 25 Sep 2002
Against which team did Steve and Mark Waugh play their 50th Test as members of the same side?
  • England
  • West Indies
  • New Zealand
England 25 Sep 2002
In terms of number of balls faced, who has scored the fastest first-class century?
  • David Hookes
  • Tom Moody
  • Glen Chapple
Glen Chapple 25 Sep 2002
Brian Lara, playing against Australia A in 2000-01, once hit all six balls of a bowler's over for four. Who was the bowler?
  • Shane Lee
  • Andy Bichel
  • Brett Lee
Andy Bichel 24 Sep 2002
Which former Middlesex fast bowler was the 500th Test cap for England?
  • Angus Fraser
  • Dean Smith
  • Norman Cowans
Norman Cowans 24 Sep 2002
A player once won the Man of the Match award in a one-day international without scoring a run, taking a wicket or taking a catch. Who?
  • Cameron Cuffy
  • Darren Ganga
  • Richard Hadlee
Cameron Cuffy 24 Sep 2002
Who was the youngest bowler to take 200 one-day wickets?
  • Ajit Agarkar
  • Saqlain Mushtaq
  • Kapil Dev
Saqlain Mushtaq 23 Sep 2002
At which ground has the highest innings score in a one-day international been made?
  • MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
  • Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy
  • Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo
Asgiriya Stadium, Kandy 23 Sep 2002
What is New Zealand paceman RC Motz's dubious claim to fame?
  • He was the hat-trick victim on two separate occasions
  • He scored two platinum ducks on Test debut
  • He was the first bowler to be prevented from bowling because of running on the pitch
He was the first bowler to be prevented from bowling because of running on the pitch 23 Sep 2002
Which batsman once came in at number nine against England and scored 146 out of the total of 255?
  • Asif Iqbal
  • Imran Khan
  • Abdul Qadir
Asif Iqbal 23 Sep 2002
Which is the only team to concede more than 100 extras in a single Test?
  • Pakistan
  • West Indies
  • England
West Indies 23 Sep 2002
Which cricketer shared the Man of the Match award with Dean Jones during the Madras Tied Test?
  • Kapil Dev
  • Ravi Shastri
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Kapil Dev 23 Sep 2002
Which bowler trapped Maninder Singh lbw with the last ball of the Madras Tied Test?
  • Steve Waugh
  • Greg Matthews
  • Craig McDermott
Greg Matthews 22 Sep 2002
Which cricketer forms the cornerstone of Ramachandra Guha's 'A Corner of a Foreign Field'?
  • CK Nayudu
  • Mushtaq Ali
  • Palwankar Baloo
Palwankar Baloo 22 Sep 2002
Name the English player whose father played for East Africa in a World Cup?
  • Derek Pringle
  • David Lloyd
  • David Gower
Derek Pringle 22 Sep 2002
Which batsman has scored the most number of runs at a particular opposition ground?
  • Brian Lara, at the SCG
  • Don Bradman, at Headingley
  • Jack Hobbs, at the MCG
Jack Hobbs, at the MCG 21 Sep 2002
Which overseas fast bowler has picked most wickets on Indian tracks?
  • Imran Khan
  • Malcolm Marshall
  • Courtney Walsh
Courtney Walsh 21 Sep 2002
Which Australian cricketer once battled with his board for the right to write in Australian newspapers?
  • Victor Trumper
  • Don Bradman
  • Clem Hill
Don Bradman 21 Sep 2002
"Tendulkar was editing the highlights too fast" said commentator Jeremy Coney of which innings?
  • Tendulkar's first innings at the top of the one-day order, against New Zealand
  • Tendulkar's whirlwind century against Australia at Sharjah
  • Tendulkar's century against Kenya in the 1999 World Cup
Tendulkar's first innings at the top of the one-day order, against New Zealand 20 Sep 2002
Who was the Man of the Match in India's first match against Australia in the 1998 Wills International Cup?
  • Steve Waugh
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Ajay Jadeja
Sachin Tendulkar 20 Sep 2002
Which Surat-born cricketer went on to play Test cricket for New Zealand?
  • Dipak Patel
  • Narotam Puna
  • Walter Hadlee
Narotam Puna 20 Sep 2002
Lall Singh, Indian Test cap, was born in which South East Asian city?
  • Bangkok
  • Hong Kong
  • Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur 19 Sep 2002
CK Nayudu did probably the first-ever product endorsement by a cricketer for which product?
  • Brylcreem
  • Asian Paints
  • Bathgates Liver Tonic
Bathgates Liver Tonic 19 Sep 2002
Which West Indian batsman was once felled by a Craig McDermott bouncer, only to reach the hospital for stitches to find that his mother had passed away?
  • Gus Logie
  • Gordon Greenidge
  • Desmond Haynes
Gus Logie 19 Sep 2002
Which umpire gave Maninder Singh lbw in the Madras Tied Test?
  • DN Dotiwalla
  • Vikram Raju
  • Pilloo Reporter
Vikram Raju 18 Sep 2002
Which member of the Australian side of the first Tied Test was the manager of his team during the second?
  • Greg Chappell
  • Ian Chappell
  • Bob Simpson
Bob Simpson 18 Sep 2002
Against which team did Sachin Tendulkar record his first one-day hundred?
  • Sri Lanka
  • Australia
  • Pakistan
Australia 18 Sep 2002
Who recorded the first hat-trick in one-day internationals?
  • Jalal-ud-din
  • Richard Hadlee
  • Imran Khan
Jalal-ud-din 17 Sep 2002
Which famous Indian cricketer was born in Kabul?
  • Salim Durrani
  • Arun Lal
  • Karsan Ghavri
Salim Durrani 17 Sep 2002
Who top-scored for India in the 1983 World Cup final?
  • Krish Srikkanth
  • Kapil Dev
  • Mohinder Amarnath
Krish Srikkanth 17 Sep 2002
Who is the only cricketer to play in his country's first and 100th Tests?
  • Andy Flower
  • Aravinda De Silva
  • Arjuna Ranatunga
Arjuna Ranatunga 16 Sep 2002
Who was the first batsman to be adjudged lbw by the third umpire?
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Yousuf Youhana
  • Saeed Anwar
Shoaib Malik 16 Sep 2002
What was remarkable about the first Australia v New Zealand Test of the 1974 series?
  • Only instance where two brothers scored centuries in both innings
  • It was the 1000th Test played
  • Richard Hadlee took a hat-trick spread over two innings
Only instance where two brothers scored centuries in both innings 16 Sep 2002
How many individual centuries were recorded against Australia during their run of 16 consecutive Test wins?
  • Seven
  • Eight
  • Nine
Seven 15 Sep 2002
Which team has successfully chased the highest fourth-innings target in India?
  • India
  • West Indies
  • England
West Indies 15 Sep 2002
Which two batsmen once batted through two consecutive days of Test cricket?
  • Geoff Marsh and Mark Taylor
  • VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid
  • Sanath Jayasuriya and Roshan Mahanama
Sanath Jayasuriya and Roshan Mahanama 15 Sep 2002
Which teams have shared in scoring the fewest number of runs in an entire day's play of Test cricket?
  • Australia and Pakistan
  • Australia and New Zealand
  • Pakistan and New Zealand
Australia and Pakistan 14 Sep 2002
Which West Indian was not dismissed for a score less than 20 until his 16th innings?
  • Jeff Dujon
  • Everton Weekes
  • Conrad Hunte
Jeff Dujon 14 Sep 2002
Which batsman has carried his bat through a Test innings the most number of times?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Geoffrey Boycott
  • Desmond Haynes
Desmond Haynes 14 Sep 2002
Who has partnered Michael Atherton at the top of the English batting order on most occasions?
  • Mark Butcher
  • Graham Gooch
  • Alec Stewart
Alec Stewart 13 Sep 2002
Who was the other centurion for Australia when Mark Taylor scored 334 not out against Pakistan at Peshawar?
  • Michael Slater
  • Justin Langer
  • Mark Waugh
Justin Langer 13 Sep 2002
Which batsman once completed two separate centuries in a single day?
  • Duleepsinghji
  • KS Ranjitsinghji
  • Don Bradman
KS Ranjitsinghji 13 Sep 2002
Who was the first-ever batsman to cross 5,000 Test runs?
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Don Bradman
  • Wally Hammond
Jack Hobbs 12 Sep 2002
Which cricketer has gone maximum Tests without scoring a century?
  • Ian Healy
  • Alistair Campbell
  • Shaun Pollock
Shaun Pollock 12 Sep 2002
Which cricketer went through the 1982 Indian tour of England without scoring a single run?
  • Suru Nayak
  • Randhir Singh
  • Ghulam Parkar
Randhir Singh 12 Sep 2002
Which batsman accompanied Tendulkar for the large part during his match-saving century at Manchester against England - Tendulkar's first ton?
  • Vinod Kambli
  • Kapil Dev
  • Manoj Prabhakar
Manoj Prabhakar 11 Sep 2002
Which batsman has made the highest score for India at The Oval as of August 2002?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Dilip Vengsarkar
  • Gundappa Viswanath
Sunil Gavaskar 11 Sep 2002
At which stadium did Vinoo Mankad and Pankaj Roy put on a record partnership for the first wicket?
  • MA Chidambaram stadium, Madras
  • Corporation stadium, Madras
  • Brabourne stadium, Bombay
Corporation stadium, Madras 11 Sep 2002
Which two cricketers once hosted a TV show called 'The King and I'?
  • Viv Richards and Ian Botham
  • Viv Richards and Clive Lloyd
  • Ian Botham and Mike Brearley
Viv Richards and Ian Botham 10 Sep 2002
Which cricketer once quit West Indian cricket and played club cricket in Sydney to be near hospital care for his ailing son?
  • Larry Gomes
  • Carl Hooper
  • Alvin Kallicharran
Carl Hooper 10 Sep 2002
Before Sachin Tendulkar, who was the youngest person to appear in 100 Tests?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Dilip Vengsarkar
  • Kapil Dev
Kapil Dev 10 Sep 2002
Where was Douglas Jardine born?
  • Bombay
  • Madras
  • Delhi
Bombay 9 Sep 2002
Which batsman has made the most number of one-day runs without a single six?
  • Geoff Boycott
  • Manoj Prabhakar
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Manoj Prabhakar 9 Sep 2002
Which batsman has had the most number of opening partners in one-day cricket?
  • Saeed Anwar
  • Gary Kirsten
  • John Wright
John Wright 9 Sep 2002
Whose record did Muttiah Muralitharan break when he took 10-wicket hauls in four consecutive Tests?
  • Clarrie Grimmett
  • Dennis Lillee
  • Jim Laker
Clarrie Grimmett 8 Sep 2002
Chris Old and Wasim Akram are two of only three bowlers to do what?
  • Take four wickets in five balls in Test cricket
  • Take four wickets in four balls in Test cricket
  • Take four wickets in five balls in one-day cricket
Take four wickets in five balls in Test cricket 8 Sep 2002
Dennis Amiss and Andy Flower are two of only four batsmen to have done what?
  • Score a century on one-day debut
  • Make a 150-plus score twice in one-day internationals
  • Notch up more than 1,500 Test runs in a single year
Score a century on one-day debut 8 Sep 2002
Which two batsmen scored a century in both their first and 100th Tests?
  • Geoff Boycott and Gordon Greenidge
  • Javed Miandad and Geoff Boycott
  • Gordon Greenidge and Javed Miandad
Gordon Greenidge and Javed Miandad 7 Sep 2002
Who was the first cricketer to play 100 Tests?
  • Geoff Boycott
  • Colin Cowdrey
  • Clive Lloyd
Colin Cowdrey 7 Sep 2002
Which of these batsmen scored centuries in both innings on Test debut?
  • Lawrence Rowe
  • Everton Weekes
  • Hanumanth Rao
Lawrence Rowe 7 Sep 2002
Who has made the highest score in one-day internationals without hitting a boundary?
  • Geoffrey Boycott
  • Michael Atherton
  • Adam Parore
Adam Parore 6 Sep 2002
Who has made the fastest ODI century for New Zealand?
  • Chris Cairns
  • Craig McMillan
  • Both
Both 6 Sep 2002
What was special about the Pakistan v Australia ODI at Lahore in November 1998, apart from any records set for chasing high targets?
  • Two batsmen got out hit wicket in the same match for the only time in cricket history
  • The match saw the most number of no-balls being bowled in ODI history
  • This is thus far the only ODI to feature four individual centuries
This is thus far the only ODI to feature four individual centuries 6 Sep 2002
Which two sides played a Test match for 10 days at Durban in 1938/39?
  • South Africa and England
  • South Africa and Australia
  • South Africa and West Indies
South Africa and England 5 Sep 2002
Which England cricketer has appeared on the losing side the most number of times in Test matches?
  • Graham Gooch
  • Alec Stewart
  • Michael Atherton
Alec Stewart 5 Sep 2002
Which team has conceded the most number of extras in a Test inning?
  • Pakistan
  • West Indies
  • Australia
West Indies 5 Sep 2002
Which state team do Shiv Sundar Das and Debashish Mohanty represent?
  • Orissa
  • Karnataka
  • Andhra Pradesh
Orissa 4 Sep 2002
About whom did MAK Pataudi say: "Because of him, there are more jealous husbands in the stands than frightened batsmen in the stadium."
  • Bob Willis
  • Ian Botham
  • Imran Khan
Imran Khan 4 Sep 2002
Whom did Ian Botham want to send to Pakistan?
  • The English selectors
  • Mothers-in-law
  • The Australians
Mothers-in-law 4 Sep 2002
Who was the only cricketer to play some Test cricket even after being knighted?
  • Richard Hadlee
  • Viv Richards
  • Jack Hobbs
Richard Hadlee 3 Sep 2002
What was Bradman's highest score less than 100?
  • 96
  • 91
  • 89
89 3 Sep 2002
What is the term given to a field with a greater number of slip catchers than usual?
  • Carmody field
  • Umbrella field
  • Chappell field
Carmody field 3 Sep 2002
Who is the only cricketer to have scored Test and one-day centuries at all six major Australian cricket grounds?
  • Brian Lara
  • Desmond Haynes
  • Mark Waugh
Mark Waugh 2 Sep 2002
Who was India's first ever one-day captain?
  • Ajit Wadekar
  • Srinivas Venkataraghavan
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Ajit Wadekar 2 Sep 2002
Who is the youngest player to play 100 Tests?
  • Steve Waugh
  • Michael Atherton
  • David Gower
David Gower 2 Sep 2002
How many sixes did Don Bradman hit in his Test career?
  • Five
  • Six
  • Seven
Six 1 Sep 2002
Which Eastern Province player, in early 2001, almost emulated Gary Sobers and Ravi Shastri in hitting six sixes in an over? He hit five, but could take only one off the last ball.
  • Lance Klusener
  • Justin Kemp
  • Boeta Dippennaar
Justin Kemp 1 Sep 2002
What is the maximum number of runs that have been taken off a single ball in first-class cricket?
  • 9
  • 51
  • 10
10 1 Sep 2002
Where was the final of the 1987 World Cup played?
  • Eden Gardens, Calcutta
  • Feroze Shah Kotla, Delhi
  • M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Eden Gardens, Calcutta 31 Aug 2002
The score is 235/7 in an ODI when a batsman is stumped off a ball three feet outside leg-stump. What should be the score after that delivery?
  • 236 for seven
  • 236 for eight
  • 235 for eight
236 for eight 31 Aug 2002
Which two batsmen share a record for hitting a World Cup fifty off 30 balls?
  • Arjuna Ranatunga and Chris Old
  • Imran Khan and Arjuna Ranatunga
  • Chris Old and Imran Khan
Chris Old and Imran Khan 31 Aug 2002
Which is the only team to have fielded - by accident, for just one over - 12 men at the same time?
  • England
  • India
  • Australia
India 30 Aug 2002
Which batsman has been dismissed the most number of times by a single bowler?
  • Michael Atherton by Glenn McGrath
  • Michael Atherton by Curtly Ambrose
  • Mark Waugh by Curtly Ambrose
Michael Atherton by Glenn McGrath 30 Aug 2002
Which of these bowlers has taken the maximum number of wickets at one particular Test venue?
  • Curtly Ambrose at Port of Spain
  • Dennis Lillee at Melbourne
  • Muttiah Muralitharan at Colombo
Muttiah Muralitharan at Colombo 30 Aug 2002
Which bowler has registered the maximum number of lbw victims in Test cricket?
  • Shane Warne
  • Wasim Akram
  • Imran Khan
Wasim Akram 29 Aug 2002
Who was the youngest bowler to register a Test five-wicket haul?
  • Daniel Vettori
  • Shahid Afridi
  • Nasim-ul-Ghani
Nasim-ul-Ghani 29 Aug 2002
Which of these batsmen has not dismissed all 11 batsmen in a single Test?
  • Dennis Lillee
  • Muttiah Muralitharan
  • Waqar Younis
Dennis Lillee 29 Aug 2002
Who is the oldest man to score a Test century?
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Len Hutton
  • WG Grace
Jack Hobbs 28 Aug 2002
Which of these Bombay grounds is not a Test venue?
  • Brabourne Stadium
  • Bombay Gymkhana
  • Azad Maidan
Azad Maidan 28 Aug 2002
Who was the first Indian centurion at Headingley?
  • Dilip Vengsarkar
  • Polly Umrigar
  • Vijay Manjrekar
Vijay Manjrekar 28 Aug 2002
As of August 22nd, who was the last English spinner to take a wicket at Headingley?
  • Geoffrey Boycott
  • Michael Atherton
  • Graham Gooch
Michael Atherton 27 Aug 2002
Who made this quote when he was dismissed for one in an MCC v Germans match: "I always score one against the Germans"?
  • Gary Lineker
  • Winston Churchill
  • Neville Cardus
Gary Lineker 27 Aug 2002
How many times in Test cricket have both openers of a team scored two pairs?
  • None
  • One
  • Two
None 27 Aug 2002
When Vinoo Mankad and Pankaj Roy added a world record 413 for the first wicket, who was the first to be dismissed?
  • Vinoo Mankad
  • Pankaj Roy
  • Neither - it was an unbroken partnership
Pankaj Roy 26 Aug 2002
By number of balls faced, who has scored the fastest Test century?
  • Viv Richards
  • Don Bradman
  • Neil Harvey
Viv Richards 26 Aug 2002
Which player made the highest score for a member of the losing side in a Test?
  • Victor Trumper
  • Hanif Mohammad
  • Brian Lara
Brian Lara 26 Aug 2002
Which player has scored more than 150 the most number of times in Tests?
  • Don Bradman
  • Steve Waugh
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Don Bradman 25 Aug 2002
Which two teams played the last Test with a scheduled rest day?
  • Australia and England
  • Australia and South Africa
  • India and West Indies
India and West Indies 25 Aug 2002
Which county have Aamer Sohail, Steve Waugh, Brian Close and Greg Chappell played for at various points in their career?
  • Yorkshire
  • Somerset
  • Kent
Somerset 25 Aug 2002
Purely statistically, who has the highest first-class batting average?
  • Donald Bradman
  • Norman Callaway
  • T Arasu
Norman Callaway 24 Aug 2002
Which of these bowlers took five wickets on his one-day debut?
  • Allan Donald
  • Saqlain Mushtaq
  • Dennis Lillee
Allan Donald 24 Aug 2002
Who has scored the most 50s in one-day internationals?
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Sourav Ganguly
  • Steve Waugh
Sachin Tendulkar 24 Aug 2002
Who was the first Indian to score a century on debut in an overseas Test?
  • Sourav Ganguly
  • Lala Amarnath
  • Abbas Ali Baig
Abbas Ali Baig 23 Aug 2002
How many cricketers born in India have represented England?
  • 5
  • 13
  • 16
16 23 Aug 2002
Which team has made the highest first-innings total by a losing side?
  • Australia
  • England
  • India
Australia 23 Aug 2002
Who was the first Indian captain to open the bowling?
  • Kapil Dev
  • Lala Amarnath
  • CK Nayudu
CK Nayudu 22 Aug 2002
Which two Indian bowlers have taken a wicket off the first ball of a Test?
  • Kapil Dev and Mohinder Amarnath
  • Kapil Dev and Karsan Ghavri
  • Kapil Dev and Abid Ali
Kapil Dev and Abid Ali 22 Aug 2002
At which ground did Jim Laker take 19 wickets in a Test against Australia?
  • Headingley
  • Old Trafford
  • Lord's
Old Trafford 22 Aug 2002
Which two teams share the record for the most number of runs scored in a single day of a first-class match?
  • Australians and Essex
  • Indians and Hampshire
  • Indians and Surrey
Australians and Essex 21 Aug 2002
What is common to Monty Noble, Mark Taylor and Lindsay Hassett?
  • Australian captains with triple-centuries to their credit
  • Only Australian captains to win all five tosses in a series
  • Only Australian captains with two Ashes series wins
Only Australian captains to win all five tosses in a series 21 Aug 2002
Which Indian cricketer is the son of a champion long-jumper?
  • Tinu Yohannan
  • Yuvraj Singh
  • Mohammad Kaif
Tinu Yohannan 21 Aug 2002
Who was the manager of the victorious World Series team in 1985?
  • BS Chandrasekhar
  • Srinivas Venkataraghavan
  • Erapalli Prasanna
Erapalli Prasanna 18 Aug 2002
Who has scored the fastest one-day hundred in England?
  • Sanath Jayasuriya
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Alistair Brown
Sanath Jayasuriya 18 Aug 2002
Which unnatural bowler once described himself as "right arm over left earhole"?
  • Max Walker
  • Paul Adam
  • Bob Massie
Max Walker 18 Aug 2002
Which Australian captain was once called out of retirement to tour India?
  • Richie Benaud
  • Kim Hughes
  • Bobby Simpson
Bobby Simpson 17 Aug 2002
Which West Indian cricketing great once held a job as a waiter?
  • Clive Lloyd
  • Viv Richards
  • Gary Sobers
Viv Richards 17 Aug 2002
Which of the following did Australia not beat out for the Best Team Laureus award in 2001-02?
  • The Los Angeles Lakers
  • Manchester United
  • Bayern Munich
Manchester United 17 Aug 2002
When Kumara Sangakkara recently toured England, what was the first item he admitted to wanting to get?
  • A sod of turf from Lord's
  • A haircut
  • The Collected Works of Oscar Wilde
The Collected Works of Oscar Wilde 16 Aug 2002
Who are the only father-son pair to represent the same country in World Cup cricket?
  • Donald Pringle and Derek Pringle
  • Lance Cairns and Chris Cairns
  • Googly - this has not happened yet
Lance Cairns and Chris Cairns 16 Aug 2002
Who was India's top wicket-taker for the 1946 tour of England?
  • Vinoo Mankad
  • Mushtaq Ali
  • Lala Amarnath
Lala Amarnath 16 Aug 2002
About whom did CB Fry exclaim: "Let us paint him white and take him to Australia as opener"?
  • Vijay Merchant
  • Mushtaq Ali
  • Vinoo Mankad
Vijay Merchant 15 Aug 2002
Which great West Indian batsman was once termed "Atlas"?
  • George Headley
  • Garfield Sobers
  • Vivian Richards
George Headley 15 Aug 2002
"Demon" was which fast-bowler's nick-name?
  • Fred Trueman
  • Fred Spofforth
  • Frank Tyson
Fred Spofforth 15 Aug 2002
Which English team member of the Bodyline series was once a member of the Notts staff engaged to clean dressing rooms and boots?
  • Harold Larwood
  • Bill Voce
  • Douglas Jardine
Harold Larwood 14 Aug 2002
A glass of milk, an apple, and a strong cup of tea is, by his own admission, which cricketer's breakfast?
  • Venkatapathy Raju
  • Darren Gough
  • Inzamam ul-Haq
Inzamam ul-Haq 14 Aug 2002
Which Australian leg-spinner was also a reputed cartoonist in his day?
  • Terry Jenner
  • Arthur Mailey
  • Clarrie Grimmett
Arthur Mailey 14 Aug 2002
Which cricketer did not take more than 12 innings to get to 1,000 Test runs?
  • Everton Weeks
  • Don Bradman
  • Herb Sutcliffe
Don Bradman 13 Aug 2002
Which Indian batsman once scored 709 first-class runs between dismissals?
  • Vasant Ranjane
  • KC Ibrahim
  • Farokh Engineer
KC Ibrahim 13 Aug 2002
Which Indian cricketer is a fingerprint expert?
  • Chandu Borde
  • Ravi Shastri
  • Chandu Sarwate
Chandu Sarwate 13 Aug 2002
Which two teams compete for the K Raghuramaiah Trophy?
  • The Indian Army and the Indian Air Force
  • Madras Cricket Club and Colombo Non-Descripts
  • The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha
The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha 12 Aug 2002
Who wrote the book "Lambs to the slaughter"?
  • Allan Lamb
  • Graham Yallop
  • Ian Botham
Graham Yallop 12 Aug 2002
What slogan did Desmond Haynes wear on his chain?
  • Smokey
  • Live Love Laugh
  • A Stitch in Time
Live Love Laugh 12 Aug 2002
Who captained England when Don Bradman made his final Test appearance?
  • Eric Hollies
  • Wally Hammond
  • Norman Yardley
Norman Yardley 11 Aug 2002
Whom did Geoffrey Evans succeed as England keeper?
  • Les Ames
  • Paul Gibb
  • Tommy Ward
Les Ames 11 Aug 2002
Why is the googly also called the Bosie?
  • It was first seen in a first-class game in Boston
  • It's first victim was JH Bose
  • It was first used by BJ Bosanquet
It was first used by BJ Bosanquet 11 Aug 2002
What unique distinction do Jim Laker and Srinivas Venkataraghavan share?
  • They both dismissed all 11 batsmen in a single Test
  • They both picked 10 wickets in an innings twice in first-class cricket
  • They both umpired at Lord's after playing at Lord's
They both dismissed all 11 batsmen in a single Test 10 Aug 2002
Which of these all-rounders has not achieved the double of 100 runs and 10 wickets in a Test?
  • Ian Botham
  • Imran Khan
  • Garfield Sobers
Garfield Sobers 10 Aug 2002
Which of these cricketers did not have a father who also played Test cricket for his country?
  • Pranab Roy
  • Imran Khan
  • Shoaib Mohammad
Imran Khan 10 Aug 2002
Which of these cricketers was youngest among the three to make his Test debut?
  • Ravi Shastri
  • L Sivaramakrishnan
  • Maninder Singh
L Sivaramakrishnan 9 Aug 2002
J Southerton, an English player who debuted at Melbourne in 1876-77, holds what unique record?
  • He remains the oldest player to make a Test debut
  • He got golden ducks in both innings of his debut Test
  • He got run out in both innings of his debut Test
He remains the oldest player to make a Test debut 9 Aug 2002
Which English batsman was once recalled by Gundappa Viswanath after the umpire had wrongly given him out?
  • Ian Botham
  • Mike Gatting
  • Bob Taylor
Bob Taylor 9 Aug 2002
Which cricketer once allegedly went off to play golf while his side was batting at the Eden Gardens?
  • David Gower
  • David Lloyd
  • Geoff Boycott
Geoff Boycott 8 Aug 2002
Ajit Agarkar was the second number eight to hit a century at Lord's. Who was the first?
  • Bernard Julien
  • Kapil Dev
  • Ian Botham
Bernard Julien 8 Aug 2002
In a 1994-95 Boland v Border match, for what bizarre reason did the umpire stop play?
  • Daryll Cullinan got a bad case of diarrhoea.
  • A six off Telemachus went into a frying pan full of calamari; it took 10 minutes to remove the grease.
  • The umpire's wife was delivering a baby, so it took some time to find a replacement.
A six off Telemachus went into a frying pan full of calamari; it took 10 minutes to remove the grease. 8 Aug 2002
The initials of JWHT Douglas were expanded jocularly into what?
  • Johnny Won't Hit Today
  • John Wants a Hat-Trick
  • Joseph Without His Tummy
Johnny Won't Hit Today 7 Aug 2002
Why is the Gabba called the Gabba?
  • It is an abbreviation of Great Australian Brisbane Bowling Arena
  • It is named after Aolong Gabba, the first Aborigine caretaker of the ground.
  • It is an abbreviation of Woolloongabba, the location of the ground.
It is an abbreviation of Woolloongabba, the location of the ground. 7 Aug 2002
After Don Bradman, who has made the most double tons in Test cricket?
  • Javed Miandad
  • Marvan Atapatttu
  • Wally Hammond
Wally Hammond 7 Aug 2002
Which of these batsmen did not score a century on Test debut while batting at number eight?
  • Azhar Mahmood
  • Lawrence Rowe
  • Thilan Samaraweera
Lawrence Rowe 6 Aug 2002
Which of these batsmen never sported a Test average of below 50 at any time in their career?
  • Javed Miandad
  • Ravi Shastri
  • Gordon Greenidge
Javed Miandad 6 Aug 2002
Who has made the highest Test score in his team's second innings?
  • Mark Taylor
  • Wally Hammond
  • Hanif Mohammad
Hanif Mohammad 6 Aug 2002
Which of these countries has - according to records - played two Tests at the same time in different countries?
  • West Indies
  • England
  • Neither - how could this possibly happen?
England 5 Aug 2002
Which team holds the record for successfully chasing the highest total in an ODI?
  • Australia
  • India
  • Pakistan
Australia 5 Aug 2002
Who has been the oldest player to play in the World Cup?
  • Nolan Clarke
  • Javed Miandad
  • Arjuna Ranatunga
Nolan Clarke 5 Aug 2002
Before the first Test between England and Australia, two other countries played an official game of cricket in 1844. Which countries?
  • Australia and Canada
  • India and England
  • USA and Canada
USA and Canada 4 Aug 2002
Who is the only cricketer to take 10 wickets in a first-class innings all bowled?
  • Jim Laker
  • Debashish Mohanty
  • John Wisden
John Wisden 4 Aug 2002
Who wrote the seminal cricket-cum-sociology book "Beyond A Boundary"?
  • Neville Cardus
  • CLR James
  • Ramachandra Guha
CLR James 4 Aug 2002
Which bowler holds the record for taking a wicket off the first ball of an ODI the most number of times?
  • Chris Cairns
  • Wasim Akram
  • Chaminda Vaas
Chaminda Vaas 3 Aug 2002
Who was the only Test cricketer born in Brazil?
  • Ashok Gandotra
  • Hemu Adhikari
  • Ramakant Desai
Ashok Gandotra 3 Aug 2002
In which year were the Indians bowled out twice within the same day of a Test match?
  • 1951
  • 1952
  • 1953
1952 3 Aug 2002
Who holds the record for the highest first-class score by an Indian overseas?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Polly Umrigar
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu
Navjot Singh Sidhu 2 Aug 2002
Who was the first Indian to hit a century on debut abroad?
  • Abbas Ali Baig
  • Sourav Ganguly
  • Hanumant Singh
Abbas Ali Baig 2 Aug 2002
Which English batsman got hundreds in successive Tests during India's tour there in 1974?
  • John Edrich
  • Dennis Amiss
  • Mike Denness
Mike Denness 2 Aug 2002
Shop-lifting charges were once levelled against which Indian cricketer?
  • Ajit Wadekar
  • Sudhir Naik
  • Suru Nayak
Sudhir Naik 1 Aug 2002
Which domestic side did Abid Ali play for?
  • Baroda
  • Hyderabad
  • Haryana
Hyderabad 1 Aug 2002
GH Hardy, the mathematician, was a great cricket fan. How did he reflect this in his academic papers?
  • He studied possible run combinations as derived from cricketing strokes.
  • He analysed the odds of Wally Hammond scoring a century when he went out to bat.
  • He termed the toughest class of problems as the "Hobbs class" after Jack Hobbs.
He termed the toughest class of problems as the "Hobbs class" after Jack Hobbs. 1 Aug 2002
Who was originally supposed to captain India's first Test team to England?
  • CK Nayudu
  • The Maharaja of Porbandar
  • The Maharaja of Vizianagaram
The Maharaja of Porbandar 31 Jul 2002
Which of these Indian players never played in the Lancashire League?
  • Amar Singh
  • Vinoo Mankad
  • Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar 31 Jul 2002
Where was Zaheer Khan born?
  • Ahmednagar
  • Ahmedabad
  • Murshidabad
Ahmednagar 31 Jul 2002
About whom did Wally Hammond say: "He came off the pitch like the crack of doom"?
  • Mohammad Nissar
  • Harold Larwood
  • Amar Singh
Amar Singh 30 Jul 2002
Why did the Maharajakumar of Vizianagaram offer a gold watch to Mushtaq Ali during a Test in England?
  • To remind him to score runs in quick time
  • To run out Vijay Merchant
  • To sacrifice his wicket for the team's cause
To run out Vijay Merchant 30 Jul 2002
During his last Test innings, CK Nayudu was hit on the heart by which English fast bowler?
  • Gubby Allen
  • Harold Larwood
  • Bill Voce
Gubby Allen 30 Jul 2002
Which Indian batsman did Neville Cardus describe as the "Indians' good Europeans"?
  • Mushtaq Ali
  • CK Nayudu
  • Vijay Merchant
Vijay Merchant 29 Jul 2002
Who took the first Test wicket for India?
  • Amar Singh
  • Mohammad Nissar
  • Lall Singh
Mohammad Nissar 29 Jul 2002
Whose record did Brian Lara break in scoring 501 against Durham?
  • Hanif Mohammad
  • Don Bradman
  • Wally Hammond
Hanif Mohammad 29 Jul 2002
Which famous brand originated from a record partnership between Percy Holmes and Herbert Sutcliffe?
  • 555
  • Four-square
  • Three Roses
555 28 Jul 2002
Who was once dubbed the Rolls-Royce of fast bowlers for his smooth action?
  • Imran Khan
  • Michael Holding
  • Allan Donald
Michael Holding 28 Jul 2002
Who was the first batsmen to be dismissed 'Mankaded'?
  • Kevin Smith
  • Jack Smith
  • Bill Brown
Bill Brown 28 Jul 2002
The famous Mankad Test was held at which English ground?
  • Old Trafford
  • Lord's
  • Headingley
Lord's 27 Jul 2002
Which bowler took 8-31 and helped to bowl India out twice in the same day at Manchester in 1952?
  • Fred Trueman
  • Alec Bedser
  • Tony Lock
Fred Trueman 27 Jul 2002
Which of these cricketers was not in the running for the Wisden Indian Cricketer of the Century?
  • CK Nayudu
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Karsan Ghavri
Karsan Ghavri 27 Jul 2002
For what trophy do Australia and India compete in Tests?
  • The Border-Gavaskar Trophy
  • The Kapil-Kim Hughes Cup
  • The Bedi-O'Reilly Plate
The Border-Gavaskar Trophy 26 Jul 2002
Which captain handed the ball to Chetan Sharma for the last over against Pakistan at Sharjah, only to see Javed Miandad hit the last ball for six?
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
  • Kapil Dev
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Kapil Dev 26 Jul 2002
Hemulal Yadav is the only first-class cricketer to achieve what dubious distinction?
  • Be dismissed in every manner known
  • Be timed out
  • Hit 10 ducks in a row
Be timed out 26 Jul 2002
In 1927, this India hit 11 sixes in an innings against MCC, then a world record. Who was he?
  • CK Nayudu
  • CS Nayudu
  • Lala Amarnath
CK Nayudu 25 Jul 2002
Sunil Gavaskar's uncle was also an Indian Test player. What was his name?
  • Chandu Borde
  • RJD Jamshedji
  • Madhav Mantri
Madhav Mantri 25 Jul 2002
Where was Sunil Gavaskar's classic 96 on a turning track against Pakistan made?
  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Calcutta
Bangalore 25 Jul 2002
Which English county did Farokh Engineer represent?
  • Durham
  • Lancashire
  • Yorkshire
Lancashire 24 Jul 2002
Which side did Vinoo Mankad last represent in the Ranji Trophy?
  • Bombay
  • Gujarat
  • Rajasthan
Rajasthan 24 Jul 2002
Which Pakistani off-spinner was in the news for getting married over the phone?
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Saqlain Mushtaq
  • Arshad Khan
Shoaib Malik 24 Jul 2002
Which famous entertainment figure was recently elected president of the MCC?
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Tim Rice
  • Mick Jagger
Tim Rice 23 Jul 2002
Who replaced Graham Ford as South African coach in mid-2002?
  • Eric Simons
  • Kepler Wessels
  • Clive Rice
Eric Simons 23 Jul 2002
Which famous actress of the time did the Nawab of Pataudi Jr. marry?
  • Sharmila Tagore
  • Mumtaaz
  • Nutan
Sharmila Tagore 23 Jul 2002
Which were the five teams in the early Indian Pentangular competition?
  • Bombay, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Baroda, Tamil Nadu
  • Hindus, Parsis, Muslims, Europeans, the Rest
  • Hindus, Parsis, Muslims, Europeans, Sikhs
Hindus, Parsis, Muslims, Europeans, the Rest 22 Jul 2002
Which agile South African fielder earned the nickname 'The Golden Eagle'?
  • Colin Bland
  • Jonty Rhodes
  • Herschelle Gibbs
Colin Bland 22 Jul 2002
Which West Indian did Gupte once greet "Hello rabbit" after dismissing him three times in four innings?
  • Clive Lloyd
  • Gary Sobers
  • Rohan Kanhai
Rohan Kanhai 22 Jul 2002
Which cricketer held the world long jump record for 21 years?
  • Denis Compton
  • CB Fry
  • WG Grace
CB Fry 21 Jul 2002
Which of these princes did not suffer from a defective eye at some point in their lives?
  • Ranjitsinhji
  • Duleepsinhji
  • Nawab of Pataudi Jr.
Duleepsinhji 21 Jul 2002
Which of these cricketers did not die in 1915?
  • Victor Trumper
  • WG Grace
  • Archie McLaren
Archie McLaren 21 Jul 2002
Who is the only man to play in the first six cricket World Cups
  • Javed Miandad
  • Vivian Richards
  • Ian Botham
Javed Miandad 20 Jul 2002
Which mode of dismissal did not snare Kapil Dev during his 131 Tests?
  • Bowled
  • LBW
  • Run out
Run out 20 Jul 2002
How many one-dayers has BS Chandrasekhar played?
  • None
  • One
  • Two
One 20 Jul 2002
Who was Bishan Singh Bedi's last Test wicket?
  • Ian Botham
  • Alan Lamb
  • David Gower
David Gower 19 Jul 2002
Who was the Nawab of Pataudi Jr.'s only Test victim?
  • Colin Cowdrey
  • Ken Barrington
  • Wes Hall
Colin Cowdrey 19 Jul 2002
When Subhash Gupte took nine wickets in an innings against the West Indies at Kanpur, who took the other wicket?
  • Chandu Borde
  • Jasu Patel
  • Vasant Ranjane
Vasant Ranjane 19 Jul 2002
What honourary post did Sunil Gavaskar once hold in the Bombay city corporation?
  • Mayor
  • Sherriff
  • City council chairman
Sherriff 18 Jul 2002
Apart from Mohinder and Surinder, who was the third Amarnath brother, once-captain of Haryana?
  • Virender
  • Balwinder
  • Rajinder
Rajinder 18 Jul 2002
Which Himachal Pradesh town boasts the highest cricket ground in the world?
  • Chail
  • Shimla
  • Kasauli
Chail 18 Jul 2002
Which English bowler did Sachin Tendulkar once hit for six to reach a Test century?
  • Chris Lewis
  • Min Patel
  • Ronnie Irani
Min Patel 17 Jul 2002
Who was Ian Botham's 100th Test wicket?
  • Rod Marsh
  • Allan Border
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Gavaskar 17 Jul 2002
Who was the first Indian batsman to score a one-day century against England in England?
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
  • Dilip Vengsarkar
Sachin Tendulkar 17 Jul 2002
As of July 10th 2002, who are the only two Englishmen to score a fifty and take five wickets in the same one-dayer?
  • Ian Botham and Andy Flintoff
  • Graeme Hick and Ronnie Irani
  • Graeme Hick and Andy Flintoff
Graeme Hick and Ronnie Irani 16 Jul 2002
Who was Tendulkar's first captain in first-class cricket?
  • Lalchand Rajput
  • Dilip Vengsarkar
  • Suru Nayak
Lalchand Rajput 16 Jul 2002
Which Sri Lankan player once dropped his false teeth on the field while bowling?
  • Sidath Wettimuny
  • Rumesh Ratnayeke
  • Ravi Ratnayeke
Ravi Ratnayeke 16 Jul 2002
Which Worcester player led England in both cricket and football?
  • RE Foster
  • Denis Compton
  • Mike Brearley
RE Foster 15 Jul 2002
Which England cricketer was India's High Commissioner to Australia and New Zealand?
  • Ranjitsinghji
  • Duleepsinghji
  • Nawab of Pataudi Senior
Duleepsinghji 15 Jul 2002
Who is the only player to score a century and take five wickets in a one-dayer?
  • Viv Richards
  • Nathan Astle
  • Sanath Jayasuriya
Viv Richards 15 Jul 2002
As of June 2002, who was the last Australian to score a century on Test debut?
  • Mark Waugh
  • Matthew Elliot
  • Greg Blewett
Greg Blewett 14 Jul 2002
Who was the first bowler to dismiss Don Bradman in Tests?
  • Maurice Tate
  • Alec Bedser
  • Wilfred Rhodes
Maurice Tate 14 Jul 2002
Lord Dunglass, who toured Argentina with the MCC in 1926-27, was better known by what name?
  • Douglas Jardine
  • Alec Douglas-Home
  • Samuel Beckett
Alec Douglas-Home 14 Jul 2002
Against which team did Allan Border surpass Sunil Gavaskar's run aggregate in Test cricket?
  • New Zealand
  • India
  • Pakistan
New Zealand 13 Jul 2002
Who has hit the most sixers in Test cricket?
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Vivian Richards
  • Sanath Jayasuriya
Vivian Richards 13 Jul 2002
Which Indian player won four consecutive one-day Man of the Match awards in 1997?
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Rahul Dravid
  • Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly 13 Jul 2002
Who has made the highest Test score for a player on the losing side?
  • Graham Gooch
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Nathan Astle
Nathan Astle 12 Jul 2002
According to one urban legend, Wisden asked this cricketer for a photo for their cricket annual, but he declined. Who was this cricketer?
  • Tilak Raj
  • Malcolm Nash
  • Trevor Chappell
Tilak Raj 12 Jul 2002
Warwick Armstrong is one of two cricketers to perform what unique feat?
  • Hit two double centuries in a single Test
  • Bowl two consecutive overs in a Test innings
  • Take seven catches in an innings
Bowl two consecutive overs in a Test innings 12 Jul 2002
Which Pakistani spinner has taken the most Test wickets?
  • Abdul Qadir
  • Mushtaq Ahmed
  • Saqlain Mushtaq
Abdul Qadir 11 Jul 2002
Which of these countries has hosted ODI matches but has not played one themselves?
  • Singapore
  • Canada
  • USA
Singapore 11 Jul 2002
Connect Courtney Walsh, Glenn McGrath, Allan Donald, Danny Morrison, Derek Underwood and Wasim Bari.
  • Scored a pair on Test debut
  • Most Test ducks for their country
  • They were originally designated 12th men but were drafted into the XI at the last moment and made their Test debut
Most Test ducks for their country 11 Jul 2002
Which domestic first-class side is called 'The Dolphins'?
  • Delhi
  • Darwin
  • Kwa-Zulu Natal
Kwa-Zulu Natal 10 Jul 2002
What is common to Brett Schultz, Narendra Hirwani, Bruce Reid and Jasu Patel?
  • They had record bowling performances on Test debut
  • They all had their international careers curtailed because of back injuries
  • They got more Test wickets than Test runs
They got more Test wickets than Test runs 10 Jul 2002
What did Len Hutton score in his first Test innings?
  • 0
  • 99 run out
  • 364
0 10 Jul 2002
How many Tests did Australia lose at Lord's in the 20th century?
  • None
  • One
  • Two
One 9 Jul 2002
Against which team did L Sivaramakrishnan make his Test debut?
  • England
  • West Indies
  • New Zealand
West Indies 9 Jul 2002
Who is the youngest player to take a Test hat-trick?
  • Harbhajan Singh
  • Abdur Razzaq
  • Nuwan Zoysa
Abdur Razzaq 9 Jul 2002
When India were all out for 42 at Lord's in 1974, who topscored?
  • Abid Ali
  • Eknath Solkar
  • Ajit Wadekar
Eknath Solkar 8 Jul 2002
What was Ramnaresh Sarwan's score in his first Test innings?
  • 84 not out
  • 65 not out
  • 53
84 not out 8 Jul 2002
Who was the first cricketer to be knighted?
  • Len Hutton
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Don Bradman
Jack Hobbs 8 Jul 2002
Which of these players scored the 1000th Test century?
  • Mohsin Khan
  • John Reid
  • Allan Lamb
John Reid 7 Jul 2002
Who captained England in India in 1972-73?
  • Tony Greig
  • Tony Lewis
  • Mike Denness
Tony Lewis 7 Jul 2002
Which county has Lord's as one of its home grounds?
  • Surrey
  • Middlesex
  • Hampshire
Middlesex 7 Jul 2002
Which team did Sachin Tendulkar make his Ranji debut against?
  • Gujarat
  • Maharashtra
  • Tamil Nadu
Gujarat 6 Jul 2002
What was Sachin Tendulkar's first scoring shot in first-class cricket?
  • A single
  • A three
  • A four
A four 6 Jul 2002
Before Alistair Brown, who held the record for the highest individual score in a one-day innings?
  • Saeed Anwar
  • Graeme Pollock
  • Alistair Brown himself
Graeme Pollock 6 Jul 2002
Which cricketer, on being shot down while in the RAF, was found playing cricket for a village side?
  • Keith Miller
  • Headley Verity
  • Arthur Trevor
Keith Miller 5 Jul 2002
Which baseball player did Don Bradman meet and profess to have great admiration for?
  • Mark McGuire
  • Joe DiMaggio
  • Babe Ruth
Babe Ruth 5 Jul 2002
Which county did Anil Kumble represent?
  • Sussex
  • Northamptonshire
  • Glamorgan
Northamptonshire 5 Jul 2002
Which of these is not a nickname for a chancy cricket stroke?
  • An Irish cut
  • A French cut
  • A Chinese cut
An Irish cut 4 Jul 2002
CB Fry was once offered the throne of which country?
  • Romania
  • Moldova
  • Albania
Albania 4 Jul 2002
Which cricketer, on being asked for a photograph from Wisden, refused?
  • Tilak Raj
  • Charlie Griffiths
  • Trevor Chappell
Tilak Raj 4 Jul 2002
Whom did Gary Sobers strike for six sixes in an over?
  • Andy Roberts
  • Derek Underwood
  • Malcolm Nash
Malcolm Nash 3 Jul 2002
Whose record did Sunil Gavaskar break as highest Indian run-getter?
  • Polly Umrigar
  • Vinoo Mankad
  • Nawab of Pataudi Jr
Polly Umrigar 3 Jul 2002
Who was the first Indian to 100 Test wickets?
  • Mohammad Nissar
  • Vinoo Mankad
  • BS Chandrasekhar
Vinoo Mankad 3 Jul 2002
The Allah-Akbarries, a Hollywood cricket team, did not include which of these personalities?
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
  • JM Barrie
  • Clark Gable
Clark Gable 2 Jul 2002
How many Test centuries did Michael Atherton score at Lord's?
  • None
  • One
  • Two
None 2 Jul 2002
What is Charlie Absolom's claim to fame in cricket history?
  • First to be given out obstructing the field in first-class cricket
  • He faced the first ever ball in a first-class game
  • He was the first ever streaker in a first-class game
First to be given out obstructing the field in first-class cricket 2 Jul 2002
Who were the two teams in a recent domestic one-day game where both teams made scores in excess of 400?
  • Sussex and Essex
  • Leicestershire and Lancashire
  • Surrey and Glamorgan
Surrey and Glamorgan 1 Jul 2002
Who took the most Test wickets in the 1980s?
  • Richard Hadlee
  • Malcolm Marshall
  • Imran Khan
Malcolm Marshall 1 Jul 2002
Which country did Imtiaz Ali and Inshan Ali play for?
  • Pakistan
  • West Indies
  • New Zealand
West Indies 1 Jul 2002
Who among these batsman carried his bat through the full 50 overs on his 100th ODI appearance?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Gordon Greenidge
  • Geoff Marsh
Gordon Greenidge 30 Jun 2002
Which of these current Australian Test cricketers has an aboriginal background/ancestry?
  • Jason Gillespie
  • Jimmy Maher
  • Justin Langer
Jason Gillespie 30 Jun 2002
What is the claim to fame of Australian John Scott who was a Test umpire and played first-class cricket for New South Wales and South Australia?
  • He was the first person of aboriginal origin to play for Australia
  • He was the first person to dismiss Don Bradman in a first-class match
  • He was the first Australian first-class cricketer to be paid a transfer fee for moving from NSW to South Australia
He was the first person to dismiss Don Bradman in a first-class match 30 Jun 2002
Which of these players won 4 consecutive Man of the Match awards in ODIs?
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Mohd. Azharuddin
  • Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly 29 Jun 2002
Who was the man of the match in the epic Australia v South Africa semi-final at the 1999 World Cup?
  • Damien Fleming
  • Paul Reiffel
  • Shane Warne
Shane Warne 29 Jun 2002
Who has scored the most Test runs for England?
  • Gooch
  • Stewart
  • Boycott
Gooch 29 Jun 2002
Which two English cricketers made their debut in the first Test of the 1989/90 series against West Indies?
  • Atherton and Hussain
  • Hussain and Stewart
  • Stewart and Atherton
Hussain and Stewart 28 Jun 2002
Who gave former India captain S Venkataraghavan his nickname 'Rent-a-Waggon'?
  • Jonathan Agnew
  • John Arlott
  • Brian Johnston
Brian Johnston 28 Jun 2002
What in cricket history is referred to as 'Operation Chessmatch'?
  • The plans for the rebel tour of South Africa by English cricketers during their tour of India in 1981/2
  • Hansie Cronje's plans of fixing match events during the tour of India in 1999/2000
  • The plans formed by the West Indies cricketers to avoid being banned by their board for playing in Packer's World Series Cricket
The plans for the rebel tour of South Africa by English cricketers during their tour of India in 1981/2 28 Jun 2002
Who had the record for the best ODI bowling performance by a New Zealander before Scott Styris?
  • Matthew Hart
  • Daryl Tuffey
  • Alex Tait
Matthew Hart 27 Jun 2002
Steve Bucknor has refereed a football World Cup qualifying game. Who were the two teams?
  • El Salvador and Netherlands Antilles
  • Antigua and Jamaica
  • Guyana and USA
El Salvador and Netherlands Antilles 27 Jun 2002
Which umpire's record of officiating the most Tests did Steve Bucknor break recently?
  • David Shepherd
  • Frank Chester
  • Dickie Bird
Dickie Bird 27 Jun 2002
Who held the record for most Test appearances by an English player before Alec Stewart drew level with him?
  • Graham Gooch
  • Geoff Boycott
  • Ian Botham
Graham Gooch 26 Jun 2002
Prior to the last series against Sri Lanka, against who did England last win a Test series?
  • New Zealand
  • India
  • Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka 26 Jun 2002
After his cricketing days were over, Duleepsinhji was appointed a High Commissioner to Australia. Which country appointed him?
  • England
  • India
  • New Zealand
India 26 Jun 2002
How many runs had Steve Waugh scored in the 1999 World Cup Super Six game against South Africa when Herschelle Gibbs dropped him at mid-wicket?
  • 34
  • 56
  • 12
56 25 Jun 2002
Which umpire has officiated in the most number of Tests?
  • Dickie Bird
  • David Shepherd
  • Steve Bucknor
Steve Bucknor 25 Jun 2002
Which Aussie made his first Test century in the Leeds Test of 1981 where England famously won after following-on?
  • Kim Hughes
  • John Dyson
  • Ray Bright
John Dyson 25 Jun 2002
Who hit the first six in Women's Tests?
  • Rachael Heyhoe-Flint
  • Belinda Clark
  • Diana Edulji
Rachael Heyhoe-Flint 24 Jun 2002
Who're the only two batsmen to have made ODI centuries at the Colonial Stadium (as of the start of Super Challenge II)?
  • Steve Waugh and Michael Bevan
  • Mark Waugh and Gary Kirsten
  • Jonty Rhodes and Herschelle Gibbs
Steve Waugh and Michael Bevan 24 Jun 2002
Which of these English players made his Test debut when England defeated West Indies at Leeds, 1991?
  • Mark Ramprakash
  • Nasser Hussain
  • Graham Thorpe
Mark Ramprakash 24 Jun 2002
Which Australian player remained not out when India famously defeated Australia at Kolkota in 2001?
  • Kasprowicz
  • Warne
  • Gillespie
Kasprowicz 23 Jun 2002
What was the result of the first ever Test series?
  • England won
  • Australia won
  • Series drawn
Series drawn 23 Jun 2002
Who made the first ever ODI score in excess of 150?
  • Kapil Dev
  • Zaheer Abbas
  • Glenn Turner
Glenn Turner 23 Jun 2002
Who was the last bowler to take at least 9 wickets in a Test innings?
  • Kumble
  • Murali
  • Harbhajan
Murali 22 Jun 2002
Who dismissed Graeme Hick in his first Test innings?
  • Courtney Walsh
  • Curtly Ambrose
  • Patrick Patterson
Courtney Walsh 22 Jun 2002
Who was the first batsman to score 7 centuries in 8 first-class innings?
  • Everton Weekes
  • Graeme Hick
  • Brian Lara
Brian Lara 22 Jun 2002
How many Tests did Eric Hollies play against Australia?
  • One
  • Two
  • None
One 21 Jun 2002
Who was Geoff Boycott's first opening partner in Tests?
  • John Edrich
  • Brian Statham
  • Fred Titmus
Fred Titmus 21 Jun 2002
Who faced the first ball in One-day Internationals?
  • Bill Edrich
  • John Edrich
  • Geoff Boycott
Geoff Boycott 21 Jun 2002
Before a cricket match starts, who decides which end the first ball is to be bowled from?
  • The umpires and match referee (if present)
  • The winner of the toss
  • The bowling team captain
The bowling team captain 20 Jun 2002
Who faced the first ball for Zimbabwe in a Test?
  • Mark Burmester
  • Kevin Arnott
  • Grant Flower
Kevin Arnott 20 Jun 2002
Who did Sir Don Bradman choose as his wicket-keeper in his all-time XI?
  • Clyde Walcott
  • Les Ames
  • Don Tallon
Don Tallon 20 Jun 2002
Who was Pakistan's coach in the 1999 World Cup?
  • Richard Pybus
  • Javed Miandad
  • They did not have one
Richard Pybus 19 Jun 2002
Who were the first pair of brothers to open the bowling in a World Cup match?
  • Ravi and Rumesh Ratnayake
  • Richard and Dayle Hadlee
  • Tony and Martin Suji
Tony and Martin Suji 19 Jun 2002
Which great captain said 'Captaincy is 90% luck and 10% skill, but for heaven’s sake don’t try it without that 10%'?
  • Clive Lloyd
  • Richie Benaud
  • Mike Brearley
Richie Benaud 19 Jun 2002
Who were the first pair to bat through two full days of a Test?
  • Len Hutton and Wally Hammond
  • Sanath Jayasuriya and Roshan Mahanama
  • Dean Jones and Allan Border
Sanath Jayasuriya and Roshan Mahanama 18 Jun 2002
At which ground did Bangladesh beat Pakistan in the 1999 World Cup?
  • County Ground, Northampton
  • County Ground, Derby
  • County Ground, Durham
County Ground, Northampton 18 Jun 2002
Who was the Indian captain when Subhash Gupte took 9 wickets at Kanpur against West Indies?
  • Chandu Borde
  • Nari Contractor
  • Ghulam Ahmed
Ghulam Ahmed 18 Jun 2002
This cricket club established in 1867, started playing football in the winter to keep the players fit. The club currently plays in the 1st division of the English football league. Identify.
  • Manchester City
  • Wimbledon
  • Sheffield Wednesday
Sheffield Wednesday 17 Jun 2002
What was significant about the Test dismissal Nath Thomson bowled by Allen Hill for 1?
  • It was the first instance of hit-wicket in Tests
  • It was the first ever Test dismissal
  • After this delivery, Hill was called for chucking and Thomson was reinstated as notout
It was the first ever Test dismissal 17 Jun 2002
Who among these New Zealand rugby players recently retired from the sport and announced that he was keen to resume his cricket career?
  • Jonah Lomu
  • Jeff Wilson
  • Reuben Thorne
Jeff Wilson 17 Jun 2002
Who was the first player to complete the double of 500 runs and 50 wickets in a single Ranji Trophy tournament?
  • Kapil Dev
  • Asif Iqbal
  • Sunil Joshi
Sunil Joshi 16 Jun 2002
Only two people have made more than 50,000 runs and taken 2,000 wickets in first-class cricket. Who are they?
  • WG Grace and Frank Woolley
  • Patsy Hendren and Wilfred Rhodes
  • JWHT Douglas and Wally Hammond
WG Grace and Frank Woolley 16 Jun 2002
Which English county did Kepler Wessels play first-class cricket for?
  • Essex
  • Durham
  • Sussex
Sussex 16 Jun 2002
Of all the bowlers who have 300+ Test wickets, who has the best wickets/innings ratio?
  • Muralitharan
  • Wasim Akram
  • Lillee
Muralitharan 15 Jun 2002
Which of Ganguly and Dravid remained not out after their record partnership of 318 against Sri Lanka in the 1999 World Cup?
  • Both
  • Ganguly
  • Neither
Neither 15 Jun 2002
Who was the first New Zealand batsman to score a century in each innings of a Test?
  • Bert Sutcliffe
  • Glenn Turner
  • Martin Crowe
Glenn Turner 15 Jun 2002
Who was Pakistan's captain in the 1987 World Cup?
  • Javed Miandad
  • Imran Khan
  • Wasim Akram
Imran Khan 14 Jun 2002
He played 4 Tests for India in the 1950s without much success. He is Sunil Gavaskar's uncle. Who is this person?
  • Sadashiv Shinde
  • Madhav Mantri
  • Dattu Phadkar
Madhav Mantri 14 Jun 2002
Which of these great bowlers was chiefly responsible for India being 0/4 at Leeds in 1952?
  • Frank Tyson
  • Alec Bedser
  • Fred Trueman
Fred Trueman 14 Jun 2002
At what batting position did Sir Gary Sobers bat in his first Test innings?
  • #8
  • #9
  • #7
#9 13 Jun 2002
Which great Aussie leg-spinner was at the receiving end when Victoria made 1107 v New South Wales in 1926/27?
  • Clarie Grimmett
  • Bill O'Reilly
  • Arthur Mailey
Arthur Mailey 13 Jun 2002
Who was South Africa's captain when they thrashed Australia 4-0 in the 1969/70 Test series in South Africa?
  • Ali Bacher
  • Graeme Pollock
  • Eddie Barlow
Ali Bacher 13 Jun 2002
X said this about Y's running between the wickets - 'A call for a run from him is merely the basis for negotiation'. Identify X and Y
  • Ian Botham and Geoff Boycott
  • Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly
  • Trevor Bailey and Denis Compton
Trevor Bailey and Denis Compton 12 Jun 2002
Which of these teams has the 'record' of most consecutive Test defeats [jointly held[?
  • Bangladesh
  • Sri Lanka
  • England
England 12 Jun 2002
Who did Australia start their 16 Test match winning streak against?
  • Zimbabwe
  • Sri Lanka
  • Pakistan
Zimbabwe 12 Jun 2002
At which ground did India register its first-ever Test win?
  • Chepauk, Chennai
  • Old Trafford, Manchester
  • Feroze Shah Kotla, Delhi
Chepauk, Chennai 11 Jun 2002
Before the tour of West Indies in 1971, captain Ajit Wadekar insisted on the inclusion of which player?
  • Dilip Sardesai
  • Eknath Solkar
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Dilip Sardesai 11 Jun 2002
Who has made the highest first-class score by an Indian abroad?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu
  • Polly Umrigar
Navjot Singh Sidhu 11 Jun 2002
Where did Kapil Dev captain India for a series for the first time?
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • West Indies
West Indies 10 Jun 2002
Who kept wicket when Rod Marsh bowled 10 overs against Pakistan at Faisalabad?
  • Kim Hughes
  • Ian Chappell
  • Greg Chappell
Greg Chappell 10 Jun 2002
What did Sachin Tendulkar reputedly reply when Aaqib Javed sledged him early in his career at Sharjah?
  • 'Same to you, buddy.'
  • 'Why are you antagonising me? You are only hurting yourself.'
  • 'I don't know Hindi.'
'Why are you antagonising me? You are only hurting yourself.' 10 Jun 2002
Who was the first Indian to score a hundred and take five wickets in an innings in the same Test?
  • Polly Umrigar
  • Vinoo Mankad
  • Kapil Dev
Polly Umrigar 9 Jun 2002
Which bowler's express quick delivery forced Allan Border to retire hurt for the first time in his first-class career in an Australian domestic match?
  • Matthew Nicholson
  • Brad Williams
  • Ashley Noffke
Brad Williams 9 Jun 2002
Which ground has hosted the most number of Tests?
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • Lord's
  • Queen's Park Oval, Trinidad
Lord's 9 Jun 2002
Which Indian Test cricketer played for England in the 'Bodyline' series of 1932/33?
  • Duleepsinhji
  • Ranjitsinhji
  • Nawab of Pataudi (snr)
Nawab of Pataudi (snr) 8 Jun 2002
Who was the first player to be suspended under the ICC code of conduct?
  • Jeff Thomson
  • Aaqib Javed
  • Ian Botham
Aaqib Javed 8 Jun 2002
Who is the only Indian cricketer to make a century on first-class and Test debut?
  • Surinder Amarnath
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
  • Gundappa Vishwanath
Gundappa Vishwanath 8 Jun 2002
Who was South Africa's first captain in one-day internationals?
  • Kepler Wessels
  • Clive Rice
  • Peter Kirsten
Clive Rice 7 Jun 2002
Which two teams played the 500th Test?
  • India and Pakistan
  • Australia and West Indies
  • New Zealand and England
Australia and West Indies 7 Jun 2002
Which team trailed by the biggest margin in the first innings and yet went on to win the Test?
  • India
  • Australia
  • West Indies
Australia 7 Jun 2002
Who holds the current Australian record for best innings bowling performance in a Test?
  • Shane Warne
  • Arthur Mailey
  • Bill O'Reilly
Arthur Mailey 6 Jun 2002
Apart from Laker and Kumble who has the best innings bowling analysis?
  • Hugh Tayfield
  • George Lohmann
  • Jack Noriega
George Lohmann 6 Jun 2002
How many West Indian bowlers have more than 400 Test wickets?
  • Two
  • Three
  • One
Two 6 Jun 2002
Who was the last English cricketer to carry his bat through a Test innings?
  • Alec Stewart
  • Graham Gooch
  • Mike Atherton
Mike Atherton 5 Jun 2002
Who was the last player to bat at #11 in the first innings and open the second innings of a Test?
  • Iqbal Siddiqui
  • Danny Morrison
  • Ravi Ratnayake
Danny Morrison 5 Jun 2002
Which of these football clubs did Denis Compton play for?
  • Liverpool
  • Manchester United
  • Arsenal
Arsenal 5 Jun 2002
Which two teams played in the first match of the first ICC Trophy?
  • East Africa and Canada
  • Singapore and Argentina
  • Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka
Singapore and Argentina 4 Jun 2002
What is the claim to fame of Joginder Singh Rao, who played for Services in the 1963/64 Indian domestic season?
  • He was the first batsman ruled 'timed out' in Indian first-class cricket
  • He is one of only two bowlers to have taken two hat-tricks in the same first-cla
  • He was the first Indian cricketer to play for Lancashire
He is one of only two bowlers to have taken two hat-tricks in the same first-cla 4 Jun 2002
Who has the most Test wickets for an Indian off-spinner?
  • S Venkataraghavan
  • EAS Prasanna
  • Harbhajan Singh
EAS Prasanna 4 Jun 2002
Who was Australia's captain when they whitewashed England 5-0 in an Ashes series?
  • Lindsay Hassett
  • Ian Chappell
  • Warwick Armstrong
Warwick Armstrong 3 Jun 2002
Who was the only captain in the 1999 World Cup who did not wear #1 on his shirt?
  • Arjuna Ranatunga
  • Steve Waugh
  • Hansie Cronje
Hansie Cronje 3 Jun 2002
Who was the first player from the losing side to be named man-of-the match in a Benson & Hedges Cup final? [England's premier domestic limited overs tournament]
  • Darren Lehmann
  • Aravinda de Silva
  • Mohd. Azharuddin
Aravinda de Silva 3 Jun 2002
Who was the last Indian to be no-balled for chucking in a Test?
  • Syed Kirmani
  • Abid Ali
  • Vinod Kambli
Syed Kirmani 2 Jun 2002
Who has the best innings 10 wicket haul in first-class history?
  • Chaminda Vaas
  • Hedley Verity
  • Debasis Mohanty
Hedley Verity 2 Jun 2002
Which of these cricketers has a middle name 'Mary'?
  • Chris Kuggeleijn, New Zealand
  • Chris Old, England
  • Roger Binny, India
Chris Kuggeleijn, New Zealand 2 Jun 2002
Who was the first non Test playing team to beat a Test playing team in one-day internationals?
  • East Africa beating Canada in the 1979 World Cup
  • Canada beating Sri Lanka in the 1975 World Cup
  • Sri Lanka beating India in the 1979 World Cup
Sri Lanka beating India in the 1979 World Cup 1 Jun 2002
What is common to Bobby Abel, Len Hutton, Don Bradman and Inzamam-ul-Haq?
  • They all scored a triple century and a duck in the same Test
  • Their individual innings score was greater than that of their opponent's totals
  • They were all run out after making a triple century
Their individual innings score was greater than that of their opponent's totals 1 Jun 2002
Which of these cricketers has played the most Women's Tests for India?
  • Diana Edulji
  • Sudha Shah
  • Shubangi Kulkarni
Sudha Shah 1 Jun 2002
Who has taken the most wickets in the Ranji Trophy?
  • Kanwaljit Singh
  • Rajinder Goel
  • Padmakar Shiwalkar
Rajinder Goel 31 May 2002
Who has scored the most centuries in the Ranji Trophy?
  • KP Bhaskar Pillai
  • Sridharan Sharath
  • Ajay Sharma
Ajay Sharma 31 May 2002
Which of these bowlers has the best innings bowling analysis in Tests for Bangladesh?
  • Manjurul Islam v Zimbabwe
  • Naimur Rahman v India
  • Enamul Haque v Pakistan
Manjurul Islam v Zimbabwe 31 May 2002
Who currently has made the most Test runs for Bangladesh?
  • Aminum Islam
  • Habibul Bashar
  • Javed Omar
Habibul Bashar 30 May 2002
Where did Aravinda de Silva make his Test debut?
  • Brabourne Stadium, Bombay
  • Lord's, London
  • Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Lord's, London 30 May 2002
Where did Brian Lara make his first Test century?
  • Lord's, London
  • St. John's, Antigua
  • The SCG, Sydney
The SCG, Sydney 30 May 2002
Who has scored the most runs in a Test match?
  • Brian Lara
  • Mark Taylor
  • Graham Gooch
Graham Gooch 29 May 2002
Only two touring teams have won Tests at Sabina Park, Jamaica as of Apr 2002. Who are they?
  • New Zealand and India
  • South Africa and Pakistan
  • Australia and England
Australia and England 29 May 2002
Where was Athanasios John Traicos, the South Africa and Zimbabwe off-spinner, born?
  • Greece
  • Nigeria
  • Egypt
Egypt 29 May 2002
Who was the first batsman to score hundred first-class centuries?
  • Ranji
  • WG Grace
  • CB Fry
WG Grace 28 May 2002
Which team currently holds the record for playing the most consecutive ODIs with an unchanged XI?
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
  • Australia
Pakistan 28 May 2002
Who was the only other English bowler to take a wicket when Laker took 19 wickets against Australia at Old Trafford in 1956?
  • No one, the only other wicket was a run out
  • Tony Lock
  • Trevor Bailey
Tony Lock 28 May 2002
How many runs did Jim Laker concede in the 1956 Test v Australia at Old Trafford? [hint: He took 19 wickets!]
  • 90
  • 94
  • 74
90 27 May 2002
Against which team did Richie Benaud have a bowling analysis of 3.4-3-0-3?
  • Pakistan
  • India
  • South Africa
India 27 May 2002
Where would you find the Sir Leonard Hutton Gates?
  • Headingley
  • Old Trafford
  • Lord's
Headingley 27 May 2002
What is the highest first Test century score made, i.e. the highest score where it is the batsman's first Test century?
  • 375 by Brian Lara
  • 365* by Gary Sobers
  • 364 by Len Hutton
365* by Gary Sobers 26 May 2002
Who was the first batsman to make a century in each innings at Lord's?
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Don Bradman
  • George Headley
George Headley 26 May 2002
Who was the only English batsman not dismissed by Muralitharan in his 9 wicket haul at the Oval in 1998?
  • Ben Hollioake
  • Adam Hollioake
  • John Crawley
John Crawley 26 May 2002
Who was the bowler when Sir Gary Sobers broke Sir Len Hutton's then record Test score of 364?
  • Hanif Mohammad
  • Wazir Mohammad
  • Mushtaq Mohammad
Hanif Mohammad 25 May 2002
Which company currently sponsors Test matches in England?
  • Frizzell
  • npower
  • Vodafone
npower 25 May 2002
Which county does Ben Hutton, Sir Len Hutton's grandson play for?
  • Essex
  • Kent
  • Middlesex
Middlesex 25 May 2002
Which of these books was written by Mike Brearley?
  • The joy of captaincy
  • The art of captaincy
  • The skills of captaincy
The art of captaincy 24 May 2002
Which Australian state did Craig White play for?
  • New South Wales
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
Victoria 24 May 2002
Where was Michael Vaughan born?
  • Lancashire
  • Yorkshire
  • Lincolnshire
Lancashire 24 May 2002
Which county did Dennis Lillee play for?
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Northamptonshire
  • Essex
Northamptonshire 23 May 2002
Who said 'I always wanted to be a bus driver, I don't know what got me into cricket'?
  • Ajay Ratra
  • Kapil Dev
  • Sandeep Patil
Kapil Dev 23 May 2002
Who dismissed Don Bradman the most number of times in Tests?
  • Harold Larwood
  • Hedley Verity
  • Wally Hammond
Hedley Verity 23 May 2002
Who were the opponents when all 11 players bowled in a Test innings for the first time?
  • England and Australia
  • India and West Indies
  • Australia and Pakistan
England and Australia 22 May 2002
Who has the most first-class runs among current cricketers?
  • Alec Stewart
  • Steve Waugh
  • Graeme Hick
Graeme Hick 22 May 2002
Who was the first bowler to dismiss a batsman off the very first ball of an ODI?
  • Michael Holding
  • Andy Roberts
  • Joel Garner
Andy Roberts 22 May 2002
Who was man of the match in Imran Khan's last ODI?
  • Imran Khan
  • Waqar Younis
  • Wasim Akram
Wasim Akram 21 May 2002
Who apart from Ian Botham, Kapil Dev and Gary Sobers, has 5000 Test runs and 100 Test wickets?
  • Imran Khan
  • Carl Hooper
  • Sachin Tendulkar
Carl Hooper 21 May 2002
Who're the only two cricketers to have scored a century and taken 10 wickets in the same Test?
  • Ian Botham and Imran Khan
  • Imran Khan and Kapil Dev
  • Keith Miller and Gary Sobers
Ian Botham and Imran Khan 21 May 2002
Who has hit the most sixes in Tests?
  • Kapil Dev
  • Ian Botham
  • Chris Cairns
Chris Cairns 20 May 2002
Which batsman has the dubious distinction of being dismissed 6 times in Tests by Steve Waugh?
  • Viv Richards
  • Brian Lara
  • Carl Hooper
Carl Hooper 20 May 2002
In which year was Steve Waugh named among Wisden's cricketers of the year?
  • 1995
  • 1989
  • 1987
1989 20 May 2002
Who were the first pair of wicket-keepers to score a century in the same Test?
  • Kumar Sangakkara and Rashid Latif
  • Ajay Ratra and Ridley Jacobs
  • Adam Gilchrist and Alec Stewart
Ajay Ratra and Ridley Jacobs 19 May 2002
Who described who as 'no style but was all style' ?
  • Don Bradman on Neil Harvey
  • David Gower on Mohd. Azharuddin
  • CB Fry on Victor Trumper
CB Fry on Victor Trumper 19 May 2002
Which of these great cricketers had the middle name 'Bholalall'?
  • Colin Cowdrey
  • Rohan Kanhai
  • Duleepsinhji
Rohan Kanhai 19 May 2002
What has South African born CNN International news anchor Tumi Makgabo recently been in the news for?
  • Over her comments on Hansie Cronje and match fixing
  • She will be the compere for the opening ceremony of the 2003 World Cup
  • She designed the mascot of the 2003 World Cup
She will be the compere for the opening ceremony of the 2003 World Cup 18 May 2002
Who was called the 'White Headley'?
  • Don Bradman
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Victor Trumper
Don Bradman 18 May 2002
Which of these Indian 1983 World Cup winning squad members has initiated a scheme to support groundsmen by giving them portions of amounts from benefit matches?
  • Kapil Dev
  • Sunil Valson
  • Balwinder Singh Sandhu
Balwinder Singh Sandhu 18 May 2002
Who was the first cricketer to score 100 runs and take 10 wickets in the same Test?
  • Gary Sobers
  • Keith Miller
  • Alan Davidson
Alan Davidson 17 May 2002
Who're the only two batsmen to have remained not-out in the final innings of a tied Test?
  • Wally Grout and Ravi Shastri
  • Lindsay Kline and Ravi Shastri
  • Richie Benaud and Ravi Shastri
Lindsay Kline and Ravi Shastri 17 May 2002
Who were the Indian batsmen dismissed by a bowler in India's successful chase of 403 at Port-of-Spain, 1976?
  • Mohinder Amarnath and Brijesh Patel
  • Gundappa Vishwanath and Abid Ali
  • Sunil Gavaskar and Anshuman Gaekwad
Sunil Gavaskar and Anshuman Gaekwad 17 May 2002
Who was the only West Indian bowler to take a wicket when India successfully chased 403 at Port-of-Spain in 1976?
  • Michael Holding
  • Bernard Julien
  • Raphick Jumadeen
Raphick Jumadeen 16 May 2002
Connect Martin Bicknell, Andrew Caddick, Justin Langer and Darren Lehmann
  • They all play for Yorkshire
  • They were all born outside England but were eligible to play for England
  • They were the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2001
They were the Wisden Cricketers of the Year in 2001 16 May 2002
Where was Tony Greig born?
  • Australia
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
South Africa 16 May 2002
Who caught Arun Lal off Sir Richard Hadlee's bowling to make him the highest wicket taker in Test history at that point in time?
  • Chris Kuggeleijn
  • Ken Rutherford
  • Martin Crowe
Chris Kuggeleijn 15 May 2002
At which venue did India defeat West Indies for the first time in a ODI?
  • Bombay
  • Berbice
  • St. Lucia
Berbice 15 May 2002
Who holds the record for the fastest to 1000 Test runs in a calendar year?
  • Viv Richards
  • Kepler Wessels
  • Mohinder Amarnath
Mohinder Amarnath 15 May 2002
1986, Ind v Eng at Leeds. Batsman edges to slip who drops it, keeper dives and scoops it back, slip fielder misses and kicks it up and makes the catch. Who were the 3 people involved?
  • Batsman Srikkanth, Slip fielder Botham, Keeper Downton
  • Batsman Gooch, Slip fielder Gavaskar, Keeper More
  • Batsman Maninder Singh, Slip fielder Gooch, Keeper Bruce French
Batsman Maninder Singh, Slip fielder Gooch, Keeper Bruce French 14 May 2002
In the recently concluded Port-of-Spain Test between India and West Indies, how many Indian bowlers took 5 wickets in an innings?
  • None
  • One
  • Two
None 14 May 2002
Which team holds the record for the highest first innings lead in Tests?
  • Pakistan
  • England
  • South Africa
England 14 May 2002
There has been only one instance of three left-handed batsmen scoring centuries in the same Test innings. Who are the three?
  • Saeed Anwar, Aamir Sohail and Wasim Akram
  • Chris Gayle, Brian Lara and Shivnarine Chanderpaul
  • Matthew Hayden, Justin Langer and Adam Gilchrist
Matthew Hayden, Justin Langer and Adam Gilchrist 13 May 2002
Which of these is right? The number of Test triple centurions is
  • greater than the number of people who've walked on the moon
  • lesser than the number of people who've walked on the moon
  • equal to the number of people who've walked on the moon
greater than the number of people who've walked on the moon 13 May 2002
Who holds the record for the most boundaries (4s and 6s) in a Test innings?
  • John Edrich
  • Brian Lara
  • Warwick Armstrong
John Edrich 13 May 2002
Which of these players was the most recent instance of one player outscoring the combined innings totals of the opposition in a Test?
  • Nathan Astle
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq
Inzamam-ul-Haq 12 May 2002
Who has the best lowest score in a completed Test innings?
  • Bob Willis
  • Bapu Nadkarni
  • Andy Roberts
Bapu Nadkarni 12 May 2002
Which of these has not scored a Test triple century?
  • Lawrence Rowe
  • Viv Richards
  • Bob Cowper
Viv Richards 12 May 2002
Who scored the first score in excess of 200 in the year 2002?
  • Yousuf Youhana
  • Graham Thorpe
  • Kumar Sangakkara
Yousuf Youhana 11 May 2002
Who was the first to score a Test double century?
  • Bill Murdoch
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Victor Trumper
Bill Murdoch 11 May 2002
Who was the first batsman to score 20 Test centuries?
  • Wally Hammond
  • Don Bradman
  • Len Hutton
Don Bradman 11 May 2002
Why was the 1996 Sheffield Shield game between NSW and Queensland played at the Bankstown Oval and not the SCG?
  • To honour the Waugh brothers, who played much of their age group cricket at the
  • The SCG was being renovated following a fire in the members stand
  • The SCG was booked for a Michael Jackson concert
The SCG was booked for a Michael Jackson concert 10 May 2002
Why did all 17 members of the Indian squad field during the 1976 Sabina Park Test?
  • The West Indies board agreed to a 17-a-side Test
  • There were 4 pairs of twins in the Indian squad, so they managed to fool the ump
  • India had suffered injuries to almost all the players, so all substitutes were u
India had suffered injuries to almost all the players, so all substitutes were u 10 May 2002
Which of these batsmen scored a Test triple ton in a winning effort?
  • Gary Sobers
  • Brian Lara
  • Sanath Jayasuriya
Gary Sobers 10 May 2002
Which type of extras has been conceded the most in all Tests?
  • No balls
  • Legbyes
  • Byes
Legbyes 9 May 2002
Which team had as many as 8 left-handed batsmen in a Test twice?
  • Sri Lanka
  • West Indies
  • Australia
West Indies 9 May 2002
Where were the last scheduled four-day Tests played?
  • England
  • South Africa
  • New Zealand
New Zealand 9 May 2002
Who was India's first Test captain?
  • CK Nayudu
  • Lala Amarnath
  • The Maharaja of Vizianagram
CK Nayudu 8 May 2002
Who has dismissed the most batsmen bowled in a single Test innings?
  • Shoaib Akhtar
  • Johnny Briggs
  • George Lohmann
Johnny Briggs 8 May 2002
Who were the opposing captains in India's first ever one-day international?
  • Sunil Gavaskar and Keith Fletcher
  • Bishan Bedi and Tony Greig
  • Ajit Wadekar and Mike Denness
Ajit Wadekar and Mike Denness 8 May 2002
Who're the last 2 Indians to be named Wisden Cricketer of the Year?
  • VVS Laxman and Sachin Tendulkar
  • VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid
  • VVS Laxman and Harbhajan Singh
VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid 7 May 2002
Which player has the most Test centuries on a particular ground?
  • Don Bradman at Melbourne
  • Graham Gooch at Old Trafford
  • Sachin Tendulkar at Chepauk
Don Bradman at Melbourne 7 May 2002
Who're the only two teams to have successfully defended a sub-100 fourth innings target, bowling last?
  • Australia and West Indies
  • England and Pakistan
  • India and Zimbabwe
Australia and West Indies 7 May 2002
Which of these batsmen has the highest average in innings where he scores centuries?
  • Reginald Foster
  • Don Bradman
  • Guy Whittall
Guy Whittall 6 May 2002
Which of these batsmen has the most first-class centuries by an Australian?
  • Mark Waugh
  • Steve Waugh
  • Darren Lehmann
Mark Waugh 6 May 2002
Which two teams were involved in the only first-class game where all 10 batsmen were dismissed by 10 different fielders?
  • Yorkshire and Leicestershire
  • Leicestershire and Northamptonshire
  • Northamptonshire and Yorkshire
Leicestershire and Northamptonshire 6 May 2002
Who dubbed Kapil Dev the Haryana Hurricane?
  • Wisden
  • The Guinness Book of World Records
  • Ian Botham
The Guinness Book of World Records 5 May 2002
Who gave Nari Contractor a concussion during a tour game in the West Indies in 1962?
  • Charlie Griffith
  • Wes Hall
  • Sylvester Clarke
Charlie Griffith 5 May 2002
Who led Shardashram Vidyalaya to a Harris Shield win in 1992-93?
  • Vinod Kambli
  • Amol Muzumdar
  • Ajit Agarkar
Ajit Agarkar 5 May 2002
Which of these cricketers have not represented Kent?
  • Paul Strang
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
  • Aravinda De Silva
Mohammad Azharuddin 4 May 2002
What is common to: Sachin Tendulkar, Kumara Dharmasena, Douglas Marillier, Damien Fleming and MSK Prasad?
  • They all started their ODI career with a four off the first ball
  • They all have endorsed Adidas
  • They all share a birthdate - April 24
They all share a birthdate - April 24 4 May 2002
How did Vinod Kambli describe Sachin Tendulkar's success as compared to his?
  • "He took the expressway and I took the back street."
  • "He took the elevator and I took the stairs."
  • "He did well and I didn't do so well."
"He took the elevator and I took the stairs." 4 May 2002
Which West Indian was named after an English football club?
  • Clyde Walcott
  • Everton Weekes
  • Learie Constantine
Everton Weekes 3 May 2002
Whose first two names were Mulvantrai Himmatlal?
  • Vijay Merchant
  • Vijay Hazare
  • Vinoo Mankad
Vinoo Mankad 3 May 2002
Which Indian cricketer was named after a famous music director?
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Rahul Dravid
  • Kiran More
Sachin Tendulkar 3 May 2002
Which of these cricketers has not represented his country in hockey as well?
  • MJ Gopalan
  • Jonty Rhodes
  • Bishan Singh Bedi
Bishan Singh Bedi 2 May 2002
Which match-referee awarded the 1996 World Cup semi-final in Kolkata to Sri Lanka?
  • Gundappa Vishwanath
  • Clive Lloyd
  • John Reid
Clive Lloyd 2 May 2002
Which of these cricketers did not play for Hyderabad?
  • Roy Gilchrist
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
  • Sadagoppan Ramesh
Sadagoppan Ramesh 2 May 2002
Which West Indian cricketer had a cameo role in a Raj Kapoor film?
  • Everton Weekes
  • Clyde Walcott
  • Frank Worrell
Frank Worrell 1 May 2002
Which Indian player was once dropped for turning up for net practice in shorts?
  • Subhash Gupte
  • Dilip Sardesai
  • Krish Srikkanth
Subhash Gupte 1 May 2002
Who said this and when? "I felt like a boy who had killed a dove."
  • Eric Hollies after bowling Bradman for a duck at the Oval, 1948
  • Arthur Mailey after having Victor Trumper stumped in a club game
  • Trevor Hohns on axing Steve Waugh from the Australian one-day side
Arthur Mailey after having Victor Trumper stumped in a club game 1 May 2002
Xenophon Ballaskas is one of two Greeks to play Test cricket. Who is the other?
  • Nick Pothas
  • Michael DiVenuto
  • John Traicos
John Traicos 30 Apr 2002
What is common to Graham Gooch, Saeed Anwar and Marvan Atapattu for batsmen who've scored more than 3000 Test runs?
  • They hold the record for the highest individual score for their respective count
  • They scored a pair on Test debut
  • They scored a duck on One-day International debut
They scored a pair on Test debut 30 Apr 2002
What does Law 42 C in The Laws of Cricket, 2000 Code deal with?
  • Sledging and distracting the opposition
  • Altering the condition of the ball
  • Chucking and unfair deliveries
Altering the condition of the ball 30 Apr 2002
Which of these batsmen scored 4 Test centuries before his 21st birthday?
  • George Headley
  • Javed Miandad
  • Sachin Tendulkar
George Headley 29 Apr 2002
Which of these has scored a century in each innings of a Test thrice?
  • George Headley
  • Don Bradman
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Gavaskar 29 Apr 2002
Who was the first Indian batsman to score a Test double century?
  • Vinoo Mankad
  • Polly Umrigar
  • Dilip Sardesai
Polly Umrigar 29 Apr 2002
After which player is Blood Donors' Day in India named?
  • Charlie Griffith
  • Nari Contractor
  • Sir Frank Worrell
Sir Frank Worrell 28 Apr 2002
Who holds the record for the most one-day internationals played without playing a single Test?
  • Andrew Symonds
  • Shane Lee
  • Ian Harvey
Andrew Symonds 28 Apr 2002
"So you are the fellow. I always thought that the batsman who broke my record would be six feet two inches tall. But you are shorter than me!". Who said this to whom?
  • Don Bradman to Bhausaheb Nimbalkar
  • Don Bradman to Hanif Mohammad
  • Hanif Mohammad to Brian Lara
Don Bradman to Hanif Mohammad 28 Apr 2002
Who had the highest partnership between two Guyanese batsmen before the Hooper-Chanderpaul partnership at Guyana against India?
  • Roy Fredericks and Rohan Kanhai
  • Roy Fredericks and Clive Lloyd
  • Clive Lloyd and Rohan Kanhai
Roy Fredericks and Clive Lloyd 27 Apr 2002
Which of these cricketers was born in Dominica?
  • Mark Ramprakash
  • Andrew Symonds
  • Philip DeFreitas
Philip DeFreitas 27 Apr 2002
Who was the English 'keeper' who missed stumping Mohd. Azharuddin on Azhar's Test debut, Azhar had less than 15 runs to his name then?
  • Bob Taylor
  • Paul Downton
  • Jack Richards
Paul Downton 27 Apr 2002
Who holds the world record for the most caught & bowled Test wickets (as of March 2002)?
  • Anil Kumble
  • Derek Underwood
  • Geoff Boycott
Derek Underwood 26 Apr 2002
Which bowler has the most Test wickets without a single caught & bowled?
  • George Lohmann
  • Geoff Lawson
  • Bruce Reid
Geoff Lawson 26 Apr 2002
How many times has Ganguly been run-out in Tests? (As of March 2002)
  • Once
  • Four times
  • Seven times
Once 26 Apr 2002
Which of these players has scored the most centuries as India's captain?
  • Kapil Dev
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Sunil Gavaskar 25 Apr 2002
As of April 2002, how many times has Andy Flower been dismissed in the 90s in Tests?
  • Never
  • Once
  • Thrice
Once 25 Apr 2002
How many Indians have got more than 7500 Test runs?
  • One
  • Two
  • Three
Two 25 Apr 2002
Against which of these teams did Gavaskar have the lowest batting average?
  • New Zealand
  • England
  • Pakistan
England 24 Apr 2002
Which city hosted the first ever Test between West Indies and India?
  • Madras
  • Bombay
  • Delhi
Delhi 24 Apr 2002
Which two cricketers bet on an England win at 500-1 odds in 1981 at Leeds in 1981?
  • Dennis Lillee and Rodney Marsh
  • Asif Iqbal and Kim Hughes
  • Lenny Pascoe and Tony Greig
Dennis Lillee and Rodney Marsh 24 Apr 2002
Who was the man of the match in the 1992 World Cup semi final between Pakistan and Australia?
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq
  • Allan Border
  • Hah! I spotted that googly a mile away. Pakistan played New Zealand, not Austral
Hah! I spotted that googly a mile away. Pakistan played New Zealand, not Austral 23 Apr 2002
How many runs did South Africa need to win in the 1992 World Cup semi-final against England when rain interrupted play at the fag end of the game?
  • 22
  • 21
  • 43
22 23 Apr 2002
Which of these players has not been called for chucking in a Test?
  • Shoaib Akhtar
  • David Gower
  • Syed Kirmani
Shoaib Akhtar 23 Apr 2002
Which of these players also captained the Kenyan Davis cup team?
  • Hitesh Modi
  • Thomas Odoyo
  • Aasif Karim
Aasif Karim 22 Apr 2002
Who is the fastest bowler to take 450 ODI wickets?
  • Waqar Younis
  • Wasim Akram
  • Googly, no one has got 450 ODI wickets !
Wasim Akram 22 Apr 2002
Apart from those who played before 1971, as of March 2002, who has played the most number of Tests without playing a single ODI?
  • Colin Miller
  • Mark Butcher
  • Mark Ramprakash
Mark Butcher 22 Apr 2002
What/How was the name of the fielding position "silly mid-on/off" derived from?
  • The fielder standing dangerously close to the batsman was considered to be silly
  • The Old German word SALIG means Happy and the most jovial player stood there
  • The position was first popularized by the Duke of Sicily
The fielder standing dangerously close to the batsman was considered to be silly 21 Apr 2002
What is the record for the most number of runs scored in one day of a Test by a single batsman?
  • 300
  • 325
  • 309
309 21 Apr 2002
Which of these teams scored the highest total without a single century?
  • Australia
  • India
  • Pakistan
India 21 Apr 2002
In the last ball of a ODI with 1 run to win, the batsman comes down the track. Seeing this, the bowler bowls a wide and the batsman is stumped. What is the result of the game?
  • The batting team wins
  • The bowling team wins
  • The game is tied
The batting team wins 20 Apr 2002
Which of these cricketers was born in Brazil?
  • Salim Durrani
  • Ashok Malhotra
  • Ashok Gandotra
Ashok Gandotra 20 Apr 2002
Who has played the most number of one-dayers without being captain?
  • Mark Waugh
  • Ijaz Ahmed
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq
Inzamam-ul-Haq 20 Apr 2002
Against which team did New Zealand's Danny Morrison take his one-day hat-trick?
  • India
  • England
  • Pakistan
India 19 Apr 2002
Who has sent down the most number of balls in a Test innings?
  • Alf Valentine
  • Fazal Mahmood
  • Sonny Ramadhin
Sonny Ramadhin 19 Apr 2002
Which bowler has conceded the most number of runs without taking a wicket?
  • George Headley
  • Jaysinghrao Ghorpade
  • Alfred Scott
George Headley 19 Apr 2002
Which bowler has conceded the most sixes in his Test career?
  • Derek Underwood
  • Shane Warne
  • Richard Hadlee
Shane Warne 18 Apr 2002
Who has made the highest score for an English wicket-keeper?
  • Alec Stewart
  • Jack Russell
  • Alan Knott
Alec Stewart 18 Apr 2002
Who has appeared in Tests under the maximum number of captains?
  • Kapil Dev
  • Frank Woolley
  • Jack Hobbs
Frank Woolley 18 Apr 2002
Who has played the maximum number of Tests without ever being a captain?
  • Gary Kirsten
  • Anil Kumble
  • Mark Waugh
Mark Waugh 17 Apr 2002
Who is the only player to have 5000 runs, 100 wickets and 100 catches in both forms of the game?
  • Kapil Dev
  • Ian Botham
  • Carl Hooper
Carl Hooper 17 Apr 2002
Who was the first sub-continental player to reach the double of 2000 Test runs and 200 Test wickets?
  • Kapil Dev
  • Imran Khan
  • Wasim Akram
Kapil Dev 17 Apr 2002
Which Indian batsman scored back-to-back centuries in the 1999 World Cup?
  • Rahul Dravid
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Sourav Ganguly
Rahul Dravid 16 Apr 2002
As of April 5th, 2002, who has made the most number of ducks in one-day history?
  • Javagal Srinath
  • Mark Waugh
  • Wasim Akram
Wasim Akram 16 Apr 2002
What is the lowest individual score never made in a one-day international?
  • 127
  • 147
  • 157
147 16 Apr 2002
Which of these players did not hit 100 sixes in one-day internationals?
  • Adam Gilchrist
  • Wasim Akram
  • Chris Cairns
Adam Gilchrist 15 Apr 2002
Who is the youngest cricketer to represent Zimbabwe in a Test?
  • Tatenda Taibu
  • Mluleki Nkala
  • Hamilton Masakadza
Hamilton Masakadza 15 Apr 2002
Who among these batsmen made a century in their last Test?
  • Viv Richards
  • Barry Richards
  • Graeme Pollock
Barry Richards 15 Apr 2002
Which sport did Lala Amarnath try out as an amateur before turning to cricket full-time?
  • Javelin Throw
  • Long Jump
  • Triple Jump
Triple Jump 14 Apr 2002
Which of these three players was the youngest to reach 100 Test caps?
  • David Gower
  • Colin Cowdrey
  • Javed Miandad
David Gower 14 Apr 2002
Which of these batsman made a century in the only Test he played?
  • Andrew Ganteume
  • Stuart Law
  • Prasanna Jayawardene
Andrew Ganteume 14 Apr 2002
Who was the first player to score 8000 Test runs?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Geoff Boycott
  • Sir Gary Sobers
Sir Gary Sobers 13 Apr 2002
Who was the opposing captain when David Gower made his Test debut?
  • Imran Khan
  • Wasim Bari
  • Wasim Raja
Wasim Bari 13 Apr 2002
Which two teams played the first ever first-class match in India?
  • Parsees v Hindus
  • Europeans v Parsees
  • Bombay v Lord Hawke's XI
Europeans v Parsees 13 Apr 2002
What strange incident occured in the India v England Test at Leeds in 1986?
  • A solar eclipse occured
  • The umpires did not notice that India had 12 players on the field because of a s
  • Ian Botham, who was not even in the squad, was forced onto the field by his supp
The umpires did not notice that India had 12 players on the field because of a s 12 Apr 2002
Who holds the world record for scoring Test hundreds in consecutive innings?
  • Matthew Hayden
  • Clyde Walcott
  • Everton Weekes
Everton Weekes 12 Apr 2002
Who is the oldest player to score a Test century?
  • Jack Hobbs
  • Graham Gooch
  • Dr. WG Grace
Jack Hobbs 12 Apr 2002
Who has scored the most Test double centuries after Sir Don Bradman [as of April 2002]?
  • Marvan Atapattu
  • Wally Hammond
  • Brian Lara
Wally Hammond 11 Apr 2002
Who made their Test debut along with Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly at Lord's in 1996?
  • Nasser Hussain and Ashley Giles
  • Ajay Jadeja and Dominic Cork
  • Googly. Dravid and Ganguly were the only ones to debut
Googly. Dravid and Ganguly were the only ones to debut 11 Apr 2002
Who composed the music for the song 'Every day is a rainbow day for me' by Jack Lumsdaine?
  • Gavin Robertson
  • Sir Don Bradman
  • Viv Richards
Sir Don Bradman 11 Apr 2002
Which two Indian umpires were nicknamed Laurel and Hardy?
  • Venkataraghavan and Swaroop Kishen
  • Dara Dotiwalla and VK Ramaswamy
  • VK Ramswamy and Swaroop Kishen
VK Ramswamy and Swaroop Kishen 10 Apr 2002
Which of the following (in his last Test innings) would have helped Sir Don Bradman to have a batting average of 100 or above?
  • Not coming out to bat
  • Retired out for 3 runs
  • Stumped for 2 off a wide
Not coming out to bat 10 Apr 2002
At which place did Wasim Akram hit a record 12 sixes in a Test innings?
  • Sheikhpura
  • Karachi
  • Lahore
Sheikhpura 10 Apr 2002
Whose book "Triumph in Australia" is his 1986-87 cricket diary?
  • John Emburey
  • Mike Gatting
  • Ian Botham
Mike Gatting 9 Apr 2002
What did Brian Lara name his first-born, after the city where he scored his first century?
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane
  • Sidney
Sidney 9 Apr 2002
Mike Gatting's first century was a double hundred. Which team did it come against?
  • Australia
  • India
  • West Indies
India 9 Apr 2002
Which player, after a high score at Chennai, had to be hospitalised for dehydration?
  • Dean Jones
  • Gundappa Vishwanath
  • Saeed Anwar
Dean Jones 4 Apr 2002
What was Phil DeFreitas' nickname among his teammates?
  • Bugs
  • Daisy
  • Daffy
Daffy 4 Apr 2002
What reason, later denied by Bradman, was circulated for his score of 0(2) in his last Test innings?
  • Sun glinting off the bald pate of a fielder nearby
  • Extreme nervousness and a desire to go to the bathroom
  • Tears in his eyes from the standing ovation he got walking in to the middle
Tears in his eyes from the standing ovation he got walking in to the middle 4 Apr 2002
Who captained Railways to their Ranji Trophy win this year?
  • Abhay Sharma
  • Murali Kartik
  • Y Venugopal Rao
Abhay Sharma 3 Apr 2002
Which wicket-keeper holds the Indian record for most dismissals in a five-Test series?
  • Nayan Mongia
  • Naren Tamhane
  • Farokh Engineer
Naren Tamhane 3 Apr 2002
Which two teams play the Roses match?
  • Oxford and Cambridge
  • Surrey and Middlesex
  • Yorkshire and Lancashire
Yorkshire and Lancashire 3 Apr 2002
When Lara walked into the Warwickshire dressing room in 1994, who had left a note saying 'Welcome to Edgbaston, from the best left hander in the club'?
  • Adam Gilchrist
  • Sourav Ganguly
  • Roger Twose
Roger Twose 2 Apr 2002
Who dismissed Brian Lara after he made his world record score of 375?
  • Andy Caddick
  • Chris Lewis
  • Googly question, Lara was not out!
Andy Caddick 2 Apr 2002
How many one-day internationals have been played at Singapore?
  • 5
  • 10
  • 12
10 2 Apr 2002
Who was England's captain when they last won an Ashes series?
  • Graham Gooch
  • Mike Gatting
  • Mike Brearley
Mike Gatting 2 Apr 2002
Where is the 2003 World Cup final going to be held?
  • Supersport Park, Centurion
  • Kingsmead, Durban
  • The Wanderers, Johannesburg
The Wanderers, Johannesburg 2 Apr 2002
Who was the man of the match in India's win over Pakistan in the 1996 World Cup?
  • Ajay Jadeja
  • Anil Kumble
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu
Navjot Singh Sidhu 2 Apr 2002
Which team won the first ICC Trophy?
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Zimbabwe
Sri Lanka 1 Apr 2002
Which two teams are scheduled to play the first match of the 2003 World Cup?
  • South Africa and West Indies
  • South Africa and Zimbabwe
  • South Africa and Australia
South Africa and West Indies 1 Apr 2002
Who had the sobriquet 'Whispering Death'?
  • Wes Hall
  • Joel Garner
  • Michael Holding
Michael Holding 1 Apr 2002
Who bowled the last ball of the Australia - West Indies tied Test?
  • Wes Hall
  • Michael Holding
  • Joel Garner
Wes Hall 31 Mar 2002
Which of these cricketers also won an Olympic medal?
  • CB Fry
  • Denis Compton
  • JWHT Douglas
JWHT Douglas 31 Mar 2002
Which England cricketer was affectionately known as "Mr Smith"?
  • Ranjitsinhji
  • Duleepsinhji
  • Nawab of Pataudi Senior
Duleepsinhji 31 Mar 2002
Who was the first person to make a first-class triple century?
  • Donald Bradman
  • WG Grace
  • CB Fry
WG Grace 30 Mar 2002
England's highest innings score of 903-7 was scored at which ground?
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • The Oval
  • Trent Bridge
The Oval 30 Mar 2002
Which team did Farokh Engineer make his Test debut against?
  • England
  • Australia
  • West Indies
West Indies 30 Mar 2002
Which is the home ground of the Warwickshire CCC?
  • Edgbaston
  • Old Trafford
  • Trent Bridge
Edgbaston 29 Mar 2002
Which of these famous personalities did not play first-class cricket?
  • Samuel Beckett
  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Arthur Conan Doyle
Mahatma Gandhi 29 Mar 2002
In which city was the first day-night One-day International played in India?
  • Ahmedabad
  • Calcutta
  • New Delhi
New Delhi 29 Mar 2002
Which two players were involved when the millionth Test run was scored?
  • Brian Lara and Carl Hooper
  • Allan Border and Dean Jones
  • Majid Khan and Zaheer Abbas
Allan Border and Dean Jones 28 Mar 2002
What is the lowest score not made by any individual in any Test match yet (as of Mar 1, 2002)?
  • 228
  • 227
  • 224
228 28 Mar 2002
Who has scored the most Test runs for Sri Lanka?
  • Arjuna Ranatunga
  • Sanath Jayasuriya
  • Aravinda de Silva
Aravinda de Silva 28 Mar 2002
Who has the best innings bowling performance on Test debut?
  • Albert Trott
  • Lance Klusener
  • Narendra Hirwani
Albert Trott 27 Mar 2002
Who has captained his team in the most number of Tests?
  • Clive Lloyd
  • Imran Khan
  • Allan Border
Allan Border 27 Mar 2002
Which of these countries played its inaugural test against England?
  • Sri Lanka
  • Zimbabwe
  • Pakistan
Sri Lanka 27 Mar 2002
At which ground did India play its first Test?
  • Bombay Gymkhana
  • Lord's, London
  • Corporation Stadium, Madras
Lord's, London 26 Mar 2002
Which of these English captains was born in Italy?
  • Mike Denness
  • Ted Dexter
  • Tony Lewis
Ted Dexter 26 Mar 2002
Which two teams slug it out for the William Jordan Trophy?
  • New Zealand and England
  • Zimbabwe and New Zealand
  • McLaren and Ferrari
New Zealand and England 26 Mar 2002
Which two teams were involved in the match where the highest first-class innings total was made in 1926/27?
  • England and Australia
  • Victoria and New South Wales
  • Bombay and Goa
Victoria and New South Wales 25 Mar 2002
Who is India's youngest Test captain?
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Lala Amarnath
  • Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi
Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi 25 Mar 2002
Where on CricInfo would you find the official website of the New South Wales Blues team?
  • www.nswblues.com
  • www.blues.com.au
  • www.nsw.com.au
www.nswblues.com 25 Mar 2002
Which county was Sir Garry Sobers playing against while hitting 6 sixes in an over?
  • Northamptonshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Glamorgan
Glamorgan 24 Mar 2002
Who won the 2001 ICC Trophy in Canada?
  • Canada
  • Netherlands
  • Namibia
Netherlands 24 Mar 2002
What is common to Lawrence Rowe, Brendon Kuruppu, Reginald Foster and Matthew Sinclair?
  • They scored two first-ball ducks on their Test debut
  • They took a wicket with the first ball they bowled in Tests, even though they we
  • They scored a double century on Test debut
They scored a double century on Test debut 24 Mar 2002
When Sir Richard Hadlee took 9/52 at the Gabba in 1985/86, who took the other wicket?
  • No one, the batsman was retired hurt.
  • Vaughan Brown
  • John Bracewell
Vaughan Brown 23 Mar 2002
Who was the last Indian bowler to take 10 wickets in an innings in a first-class match?
  • Murali Kartik
  • Dodda Ganesh
  • Debasis Mohanty
Debasis Mohanty 23 Mar 2002
In which season did Dravid, Ganguly and Kumble turn out for Kent, Lancashire and Leicestershire respectively?
  • 2000
  • 1998
  • 1999
2000 23 Mar 2002
Who replaced Sachin Tendulkar as Yorkshire's overseas professional in 1993?
  • Darren Lehmann
  • Richie Richardson
  • Aravinda de Silva
Richie Richardson 22 Mar 2002
Which English county did Sunil Gavaskar play for?
  • Sussex
  • Yorkshire
  • Somerset
Somerset 22 Mar 2002
Who were the opposing captains at the first One-day International?
  • Tony Greig and Ian Chappell
  • Ray Illingworth and Bill Lawry
  • Gary Sobers and Greg Chappell
Ray Illingworth and Bill Lawry 22 Mar 2002
Which of these has scored 150 in both innings of a Test?
  • Andy Flower
  • Doug Walters
  • Allan Border
Allan Border 21 Mar 2002
Who were the captains for the first ever Test match?
  • WG Grace and Joe Darling
  • Charles Bannermann and Alfred Shaw
  • David Gregory and James Lillywhite Jnr.
David Gregory and James Lillywhite Jnr. 21 Mar 2002
When Pakistan made 106 in the 1st innings and 657/8 decl. the 2nd innings at Bridgetown in January 1958, what/who was the reason for this astonishing turnaround in fortunes?
  • Charlie Griffith was prevented from bowling after being called for chucking
  • Hanif Mohammad batted on and on and on and on and on and made a triple century
  • Sobers, Kanhai, Weekes and Walcott were allowed to bat for Pakistan
Hanif Mohammad batted on and on and on and on and on and made a triple century 21 Mar 2002
Which of these teams has not lost to Zimbabwe in a Test, as of Feb 2002?
  • New Zealand
  • India
  • Pakistan
New Zealand 20 Mar 2002
How many times has West Indies won a 5 Test series 5-0? (As of Feb 2002)
  • Once
  • Twice
  • Thrice
Thrice 20 Mar 2002
Who were the opposing captains when Botham and Willis led England to an improbable victory after following on at Leeds, 1981?
  • Mike Brearley and Allan Border
  • Ian Botham and Kim Hughes
  • Mike Brearley and Kim Hughes
Mike Brearley and Kim Hughes 20 Mar 2002
As of Feb 2002, there has been only one Test where the victory margin was one run. Who were the teams?
  • Australia and West Indies
  • India and Pakistan
  • England and Zimbabwe
Australia and West Indies 19 Mar 2002
Who bowled the last ball of the first tied Test at Brisbane?
  • Charlie Griffith
  • Wes Hall
  • Gary Sobers
Wes Hall 19 Mar 2002
Whose only wickets in ODIs are Saeed Anwar, Gary Kirsten, Lance Klusener & Shaun Pollock?
  • Inzamam Ul-Haq
  • Rahul Dravid
  • Brian Lara
Rahul Dravid 19 Mar 2002
Who is the only member of the 1986/87 Ashes winning England side still playing first-class cricket?
  • Eddie Hemmings
  • Phil Defreitas
  • Graham Gooch
Phil Defreitas 18 Mar 2002
Who was the first Indian to have won a Man of the Match award on ODI debut?
  • Yuvraj Singh
  • Brijesh Patel
  • Sandeep Patil
Sandeep Patil 18 Mar 2002
Who're the only two bowlers to have taken more than one hat-trick in ODIs?
  • Aaqib Javed & Saqlain Mushtaq
  • Wasim Akram & Aaqib Javed
  • Wasim Akram & Saqlain Mushtaq
Wasim Akram & Saqlain Mushtaq 18 Mar 2002
Which cricket stadium hosted two successive Tests after a gap of thirty years, in 1969 and 1999?
  • Wanderers Stadium
  • Bangabandhu Stadium
  • Brabourne Stadium
Bangabandhu Stadium 17 Mar 2002
When Jim Laker was asked about his idea of paradise, he replied 'Lord's cricket ground, bathed in sunshine, with X bowling at one end and Y at the other.'. Identify X and Y.
  • Lillee & Thomson
  • Lindwall & Bedi
  • Trueman & Tyson
Lindwall & Bedi 17 Mar 2002
Who was the first Indian to be dismissed for a duck in one-day internationals?
  • Bishan Singh Bedi
  • Bhagwat Chandrasekhar
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Bishan Singh Bedi 17 Mar 2002
Who was at the non-striker's end when Kapil Dev hit Eddie Hemmings for four consecutive sixes to avoid the follow-on at Lord's in 1990?
  • Sanjeev Sharma
  • Arshad Ayub
  • Narendra Hirwani
Narendra Hirwani 16 Mar 2002
Three pairs of brothers played for the same team in the a one-day international for the first time in the 1990s. Who were the two teams involved?
  • Australia and Pakistan
  • Zimbabwe and India
  • Zimbabwe and Kenya
Zimbabwe and India 16 Mar 2002
Who holds the record for the highest individual first-class score made at the #3 batting slot?
  • Brian Lara
  • Sir Donald Bradman
  • Bill Ponsford
Brian Lara 16 Mar 2002
Who is the only batsman to have made two first-class scores in excess of 400?
  • Brian Lara
  • Bill Ponsford
  • Graeme Hick
Bill Ponsford 15 Mar 2002
Which is the highest first-class individual score made overseas by an Indian?
  • 286 by Navjot Sidhu
  • 443* by Bhausaheb Nimbalkar
  • 377 by Sanjay Manjrekar
286 by Navjot Sidhu 15 Mar 2002
Who was the last bowler to take a wicket with his first ball in Test cricket?
  • Shane Bond
  • Sanjay Bangar
  • Nilesh Kulkarni
Nilesh Kulkarni 15 Mar 2002
Who was the last bowler to dismiss all 11 batsmen in the opposition in a Test?
  • Anil Kumble
  • Muthiah Muralitharan
  • Harbhajan Singh
Muthiah Muralitharan 14 Mar 2002
As of 23/Feb/2002, who among these bowlers has not bowled 100 batsmen in Tests?
  • Fred Trueman
  • Shane Warne
  • Wasim Akram
Shane Warne 14 Mar 2002
Which pair holds the Indian record for the highest Test batting partnership?
  • VVS Laxman & Rahul Dravid
  • Sachin Tendulkar & Vinod Kambli
  • Vinoo Mankad & Pankaj Roy
Vinoo Mankad & Pankaj Roy 14 Mar 2002
Who were the last debutants to share a century partnership between themselves in a Test?
  • Sourav Ganguly & Rahul Dravid
  • Ricky Ponting & Stuart Law
  • Ali Naqvi & Azhar Mahmood
Ricky Ponting & Stuart Law 13 Mar 2002
Who is Mark Taylor's only wicket in Test matches?
  • Courtney Walsh
  • Rashid Latif
  • Arjuna Ranatunga
Rashid Latif 13 Mar 2002
Who is the only wicket-keeper with more than 150 Test dismissals to have also taken a Test wicket?
  • Ian Healy
  • Syed Kirmani
  • Jim Parks
Syed Kirmani 13 Mar 2002
Who was the last cricketer to open the batting and bowling for India in the same Test?
  • Manoj Prabhakar
  • Iqbal Siddiqui
  • Sanjay Bangar
Iqbal Siddiqui 12 Mar 2002
Which is the only team to have lost a Test after enforcing the following-on?
  • India
  • England
  • Australia
Australia 12 Mar 2002
What is common to the first bomb scare on the cricket field, the first hair cut on the field during a test in 1971 and the only episode when firecrackers were exploded on the cricket field during a Te
  • Dickie Bird was the umpire on all occasions
  • Googly question, none of them have ever happened
  • The visiting captain lodged a complaint with the TCCB on each of these instances
Dickie Bird was the umpire on all occasions 12 Mar 2002
Why was the South Africa v England Test at Durban in 1938/39 drawn by mutual agreement?
  • It was too boring and some of the players began to sleep on the field
  • The England team would miss their return steamer to England
  • The Second World War had been announced
The England team would miss their return steamer to England 11 Mar 2002
Who has won the most number of Test matches?
  • England
  • Australia
  • West Indies
Australia 11 Mar 2002
Which of these Test cricketers father-son combinations did not all play for the same country?
  • Lala, Mohinder and Surinder Amarnath
  • Walter, Dayle and Richard Hadlee
  • George, Ron and Dean Headley
George, Ron and Dean Headley 11 Mar 2002
Who has won the most Man of the Match awards in Tests?
  • Wasim Akram
  • Viv Richards
  • Ian Botham
Wasim Akram 10 Mar 2002
Who was the oldest cricketer to debut for India in Tests?
  • Robin Singh
  • Cotar Ramaswami
  • Rustomji Jamshedji
Rustomji Jamshedji 10 Mar 2002
Which umpire has officiated in the most Tests?
  • Steve Bucknor
  • Frank Chester
  • Dicky Bird
Dicky Bird 10 Mar 2002
Who had the highest batting average for 2001?
  • Matthew Hayden
  • Thilan Samaraweera
  • Hashan Tillakaratne
Thilan Samaraweera 9 Mar 2002
Who has the highest individual score in Women's Tests?
  • Karen Rolton
  • Belinda Clark
  • Sandhya Agarwal
Karen Rolton 9 Mar 2002
Whose autobiography is called "Tiger's Tale"?
  • Bill O'Reilly
  • Phil Tufnell
  • Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi
Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi 9 Mar 2002
Who is the only Indian batsman to make two centuries in ODI matches in Australia?
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Sourav Ganguly
  • Mohd. Azharuddin
Sourav Ganguly 8 Mar 2002
Which of these players never opened the Indian bowling?
  • Budhi Kunderan
  • Rahul Dravid
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Rahul Dravid 8 Mar 2002
Which is the only side to receive the Man of the Match award for teamwork?
  • New Zealand
  • England
  • West Indies
New Zealand 8 Mar 2002
Who is the only Test player never to have batted, bowled or fielded?
  • Jack MacBryan
  • Prasanna Jayawardene
  • Dean Waugh
Prasanna Jayawardene 7 Mar 2002
Which Indian hit a six off his first ball in one-dayers?
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Vivek Razdan
  • Salil Ankola
Salil Ankola 7 Mar 2002
Who is the only Indian to take a wicket off his first ball in one-dayers?
  • Sadagoppan Ramesh
  • Ashish Nehra
  • Madan Lal
Sadagoppan Ramesh 7 Mar 2002
Which of these batsmen did not make a century on one-day debut?
  • Desmond Haynes
  • Shahid Afridi
  • Andy Flower
Shahid Afridi 6 Mar 2002
Who scored the slowest century for India?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Budhi Kunderan
  • Sanjay Manjrekar
Sanjay Manjrekar 6 Mar 2002
Which was the first team to beat the West Indies in the World Cup
  • India
  • Australia
  • England
India 6 Mar 2002
Which Indian has been on the winning side most times in Tests?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Kapil Dev
Kapil Dev 5 Mar 2002
Who holds the record for the highest Test average for an Indian?
  • Vinod Kamble
  • Cota Ramaswami
  • Deepak Shodhan
Deepak Shodhan 5 Mar 2002
Who was the first Indian bowler to take nine wickets in an innings?
  • Subhash Gupte
  • Vinoo Mankad
  • Jasu Patel
Subhash Gupte 5 Mar 2002
Which wicket-keeper has scored the most Test centuries?
  • Ian Healy
  • Les Ames
  • Andy Flower
Andy Flower 4 Mar 2002
Which of these batsmen did not score a century on their country's Test debut?
  • Dave Houghton
  • Lala Amarnath
  • Charles Bannerman
Lala Amarnath 4 Mar 2002
Who is the most high profile employee of Bell Equipment, an earth-moving machinery company?
  • Saleem Malik
  • Mohd. Azharuddin
  • Hansie Cronje
Hansie Cronje 4 Mar 2002
Who holds the record for the highest individual score by a man in a limited-overs innings (Hint: Not necessarily in an international)?
  • Barry Richards
  • Mike Procter
  • Graeme Pollock
Graeme Pollock 3 Mar 2002
Who said "Cricket has been my life, that's why I never married: I was married to cricket."
  • Geoff Boycott
  • Dickie Bird
  • Rahul Dravid
Dickie Bird 3 Mar 2002
Who was the last cricketer to be knighted by the Queen of England?
  • Sir Richard Hadlee
  • Sir Vivian Richards
  • Sir Alec Bedser
Sir Alec Bedser 4 Mar 2002
Who is the only batsman to be dismissed for both handling the ball and obstructing the field in one-day internationals?
  • Daryl Cullinan
  • Michael Vaughan
  • Mohinder Amarnath
Mohinder Amarnath 2 Mar 2002
Who were the opposing teams in Dickie Bird's last Test as umpire?
  • England and India
  • England and West Indies
  • England and Australia
England and India 2 Mar 2002
How many Tests have the three Chappell (Ian, Greg & Trevor) brothers played together in?
  • One
  • None
  • Two
None 2 Mar 2002
Who was the very first Man of the Match in one-day internationals?
  • Bill Lawry
  • Greg Chappell
  • John Edrich
John Edrich 1 Mar 2002
The 100th one-dayer was the first to be held at which ground?
  • The Gabba, Brisbane
  • Sharjah
  • The WACA, Perth
The WACA, Perth 1 Mar 2002
Where did Vivian Richards hit 189*, then the highest individual one-day innings?
  • Lords
  • Old Trafford
  • Sydney Cricket Ground
Old Trafford 1 Mar 2002
Which captain directed Trevor Chappell to bowl under-arm during a one-day match?
  • Greg Chappell
  • Ian Chappell
  • Allan Border
Greg Chappell 28 Feb 2002
Bishen Singh Bedi conceded a match in protest of the bowling of which bowler?
  • Wes Hall
  • John Lever
  • Sarfraz Nawaz
Sarfraz Nawaz 28 Feb 2002
Which team won the first Women's World Cup in 1973?
  • England
  • Australia
  • India
England 28 Feb 2002
Who was the first one-day player to officiate as umpire in one-day internationals?
  • Peter Willey
  • John Hampshire
  • Shakoor Rana
John Hampshire 28 Feb 2002
Which team fielded the oldest man to make a one-day debut?
  • New Zealand
  • Netherlands
  • Kenya
Netherlands 28 Feb 2002
Which was the first city to host one-dayers at two different grounds?
  • London
  • Colombo
  • Mumbai
London 28 Feb 2002
Which team won the first ICC mini World Cup?
  • Australia
  • South Africa
  • New Zealand
South Africa 4 Mar 2002
Who is the youngest batsman to score a Test century?
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Hamilton Masakdaza
  • Mohammad Ashraful
Mohammad Ashraful 27 Feb 2002
Which was the first team to win the World Cup batting second?
  • Australia
  • Sri Lanka
  • India
Sri Lanka 27 Feb 2002
Who was the first bowler to take 300 one-day wickets?
  • Wasim Akram
  • Waqar Younis
  • Anil Kumble
Wasim Akram 26 Feb 2002
Oldest living Indian Test cricketer MJ Gopalan represented his country in which other sport?
  • Polo
  • Hockey
  • Marathon
Hockey 26 Feb 2002
Which team holds the record for the highest one-day total?
  • Australia
  • India
  • Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka 26 Feb 2002
Who has scored the fastest one-day century?
  • Sanath Jayasuriya
  • Chris Cairns
  • Shahid Afridi
Shahid Afridi 25 Feb 2002
How many one-day centuries did Sunil Gavaskar score?
  • None
  • One
  • Two
One 25 Feb 2002
Who was the first player to make 100 one-day appearances?
  • Allan Border
  • Vivian Richards
  • Kapil Dev
Allan Border 25 Feb 2002
Who was the first bowler to take a one-day hat-trick?
  • Wasim Akram
  • Jalaluddin
  • Chetan Sharma
Jalaluddin 24 Feb 2002
Who played the first ever one-dayer under lights?
  • England-Australia
  • Australia-India
  • Australia-West Indies
Australia-West Indies 24 Feb 2002
Who was the only member of the World Cup-winning Indian squad not to play a match?
  • Sunil Valson
  • Ravi Shastri
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
Sunil Valson 24 Feb 2002
Whom did Zimbabwe play and defeat in their first ever one-day international?
  • India
  • England
  • Australia
Australia 23 Feb 2002
Which ground hosted the first one-day international?
  • Lords
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • Sydney Cricket Ground
Melbourne Cricket Ground 23 Feb 2002
Who was the first Indian to score a century on Test debut overseas?
  • Sourav Ganguly
  • Abbas Ali Baig
  • Surinder Amarnath
Abbas Ali Baig 23 Feb 2002
How many centuries and ducks did Sir Don Bradman score in the "Bodyline" Test series?
  • Two centuries and no ducks
  • No centuries and two ducks
  • One century and one duck
One century and one duck 22 Feb 2002
Who're the only two people to have held the world record individual score in Tests and First-class cricket?
  • Sir Don Bradman and Brian Lara
  • Sir Len Hutton and Hanif Mohammad
  • Sir Garfield Sobers and Brian Lara
Sir Don Bradman and Brian Lara 22 Feb 2002
Which country did the first two twins to play in a one-day international match represent?
  • Australia
  • Kenya
  • New Zealand
New Zealand 22 Feb 2002
Who is the only player to have been on the losing side in three World Cup (men's) finals?
  • Allan Lamb
  • Graham Gooch
  • Ian Botham
Graham Gooch 22 Feb 2002
Who is the youngest bowler to 400 Test wickets?
  • Shane Warne
  • Richard Hadlee
  • Muttiah Muralitharan
Muttiah Muralitharan 22 Feb 2002
Which is the only modern-day Test venue in Australia without floodlights?
  • Bellerive Oval, Hobart
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
  • The 'Gabba, Brisbane
Bellerive Oval, Hobart 22 Feb 2002
Which is the only team to score more than 300 twice against Australia in one-dayers?
  • Sri Lanka
  • South Africa
  • India
India 21 Feb 2002
Who was the only uncapped Australian player in the 1996 World Cup squad?
  • Shane Lee
  • Jason Gillespie
  • Brett Lee
Jason Gillespie 21 Feb 2002
After Don Bradman, which Australian has the highest batting average?
  • Sid Barnes
  • Damien Martyn
  • Adam Gilchrist
Sid Barnes 21 Feb 2002
Who has scored most runs in the Sheffield Shield/Pura Cup?
  • Mike Hussey
  • Darren Lehmann
  • Steve Waugh
Darren Lehmann 20 Feb 2002
Which team has won the most Sheffield Shield/Pura Cup titles?
  • Tasmania
  • Queensland
  • New South Wales
New South Wales 20 Feb 2002
Who was the only Zimbabwean player not to make his test debut in Zimbabwe's first Test against India in 1992/93?
  • Dave Houghton
  • John Traicos
  • Duncan Fletcher
John Traicos 20 Feb 2002
Whose autobiography is "Twenty Years at the Top"?
  • Richie Benaud
  • Sir Garfield Sobers
  • Mike Denness
Sir Garfield Sobers 20 Feb 2002
Which of these cricketers was not born in New Zealand?
  • Clarie Grimmett
  • Andrew Caddick
  • Mathew Sinclair
Mathew Sinclair 20 Feb 2002
Sir Don Bradman has effected one stumping in his first-class career. Who was the batsman?
  • Douglas Jardine
  • Arthur Morris
  • Bill O'Reilly
Bill O'Reilly 20 Feb 2002
Whose nicknames are Guzzler, Heartbeat, Talisman and Dazzler?
  • Daren Ganga
  • Darren Gough
  • The 2003 World Cup mascot
Darren Gough 19 Feb 2002
Who is the only bowler to have dismissed Sir Don Bradman for a duck twice in tests?
  • Harold Larwood
  • Sir Alec Bedser
  • Lala Amarnath
Sir Alec Bedser 19 Feb 2002
Who sponsored Phil Tufnell's bat for the first and only time?
  • BD Mahajan & sons
  • Gunn & Moore
  • JS Wright & sons
BD Mahajan & sons 19 Feb 2002
Which movie did Denis Compton, Sir Alec Bedser and Jim Laker play themselves in?
  • The final Test
  • Escape to victory
  • The great game
The final Test 18 Feb 2002
What is Janardan Gyanoba Navle's claim to fame in Indian cricket?
  • He scored India's first test century
  • He was India's first test umpire
  • He faced the first ball for India in tests
He faced the first ball for India in tests 18 Feb 2002
Who among these was England's captain at both soccer and cricket?
  • Denis Compton
  • Reginald Foster
  • Douglas Jardine
Reginald Foster 18 Feb 2002
Who holds the record for the highest score in international limited-overs matches?
  • Saeed Anwar
  • Belinda Clarke
  • Sachin Tendulkar
Belinda Clarke 17 Feb 2002
Who captained a cricket team named 'The Rough and Tough and Jolly cricket team'?
  • PG Wodehouse
  • RK Narayan
  • WG Grace
RK Narayan 17 Feb 2002
Who dismissed Sunil Gavaskar when he made his only century at Lord's?
  • Derek Underwood
  • Ravi Shastri
  • Zaheer Abbas
Ravi Shastri 17 Feb 2002
Who're the only father-son pair to make centuries on test debut?
  • Vijay Manjrekar and Sanjay Manjrekar
  • Victor Richardson and Greg Chappell
  • Lala Amarnath and Surinder Amarnath
Lala Amarnath and Surinder Amarnath 16 Feb 2002
Against which team did Sunil Gavaskar score his last Test ton?
  • Sri Lanka
  • Pakistan
  • England
Sri Lanka 16 Feb 2002
Which current batsman has the most number of double centuries to his name?
  • Matthew Sinclair
  • Marvan Atapattu
  • Andy Flower
Marvan Atapattu 16 Feb 2002
Who is the only bowler to twice dismiss batsmen for 99 in ODIs?
  • Wasim Akram
  • Muttiah Muralitharan
  • Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag 15 Feb 2002
Who was the first Indian to score a hundred in each innings of a Test
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Vijay Hazare
  • Rahul Dravid
Vijay Hazare 15 Feb 2002
Who was the first Indian to score a century on Test debut?
  • Abbas Ali Baig
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
  • Lala Amarnath
Lala Amarnath 15 Feb 2002
Who is the only batsman to score three Test hundreds against England at Lords?
  • Dilip Vengsarkar
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
  • Clive Lloyd
Dilip Vengsarkar 14 Feb 2002
Which is the only team to be involved in two tied Tests?
  • India
  • Australia
  • West Indies
Australia 14 Feb 2002
Which batsman has hit the most sixes in a Test over?
  • Vivian Richards
  • Wasim Akram
  • Kapil Dev
Kapil Dev 14 Feb 2002
Who is the only cricketer to have scored a Test century for two countries?
  • Graeme Hick
  • Kepler Wessels
  • Robin Jackman
Kepler Wessels 13 Feb 2002
Who scored the first one-day century against Kenya?
  • Aravinda de Silva
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
Sachin Tendulkar 13 Feb 2002
Why did Lawrence Rowe quit cricket mid-career?
  • He wanted a career change
  • He was banned from the game for sledging
  • He was allergic to grass
He was allergic to grass 13 Feb 2002
Who was the first Indian to claim a 10-wicket haul against South Africa?
  • Venkatesh Prasad
  • Javagal Srinath
  • Anil Kumble
Venkatesh Prasad 12 Feb 2002
Who is the only person to have scored centuries in his first three Tests?
  • WG Grace
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
  • Don Bradman
Mohammad Azharuddin 12 Feb 2002
Who is the only person to have scored a century on Test debut for South Africa?
  • Kepler Wessels
  • Clive Rice
  • Andrew Hudson
Andrew Hudson 12 Feb 2002
Who was the first Indian-born captain of England?
  • Colin Cowdrey
  • Nasser Hussain
  • Douglas Jardine
Douglas Jardine 11 Feb 2002
Who captained the English side in the 1975 World Cup?
  • Dennis Amiss
  • Mike Denness
  • Geoffrey Boycott
Mike Denness 11 Feb 2002
Which Indian has made the highest Test score?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • VVS Laxman
  • Ravi Shastri
VVS Laxman 11 Feb 2002
Which Englishman has claimed the best innings analysis in India?
  • Ian Botham
  • John Lever
  • Derek Underwood
John Lever 10 Feb 2002
Who was the first person to register a century and a 10-wicket haul in the same Test?
  • Vinoo Mankad
  • Richard Hadlee
  • Ian Botham
Ian Botham 10 Feb 2002
Which Indian batsman has made the most Test centuries against England?
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Mohammad Azharuddin
Mohammad Azharuddin 10 Feb 2002
Which English bowler has claimed the most Test wickets in India?
  • John Lever
  • Derek Underwood
  • Ian Botham
Derek Underwood 9 Feb 2002
Who scored the first double century for India against England?
  • MAK Pataudi
  • Gundappa Vishwanath
  • Polly Umrigar
MAK Pataudi 9 Feb 2002
Which ground has staged the maximum number of one-day internationals?
  • Eden Gardens
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • Sharjah
Sharjah 9 Feb 2002
Who took the 20th wicket to fall when Jim Laker took the other 19 at Manchester?
  • Fred Trueman
  • Tony Locke
  • Brian Statham
Tony Locke 8 Feb 2002
These two brothers, both cricketing legends, were known as 'The Big Dog' and 'The Little Dog'. Who?
  • Graeme and Peter Pollock
  • Ian and Greg Chappell
  • Hanif and Mushtaq Mohammed
Graeme and Peter Pollock 8 Feb 2002
Which team won the silver medal in the only Olympic cricket contest in 1900?
  • Australia
  • England
  • France
France 8 Feb 2002
Both Tendulkar and Kapil Dev have won 8 Test Man of the Match awards. Who is next on the list with 7?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • BS Chandrasekhar
  • Javagal Srinath
Javagal Srinath 7 Feb 2002
Who holds the record for most number of Tests played between two successive stints as captain?
  • Alec Stewart
  • Wasim Akram
  • Sunil Gavaskar
Alec Stewart 7 Feb 2002
Who holds the record for taking at least one wicket for maximum consecutive Test Innings?
  • Dennis Lillee
  • Bishan Singh Bedi
  • Muttiah Muralitharan
Muttiah Muralitharan 7 Feb 2002
Who has played the most ODIs without a single Man of the Match award?
  • Rashid Latif
  • Nayan Mongia
  • Kiran More
Nayan Mongia 6 Feb 2002
Which current test cricketer's initials also form the abbreviation of his home ground's name?
  • Stuart MacGill
  • Chris Cairns
  • Muttiah Muralitharan
Stuart MacGill 6 Feb 2002
Who scored the first ever one-day international century for India?
  • Gundappa Vishwanath
  • Abid Ali
  • Kapil Dev
Kapil Dev 6 Feb 2002
Who is the current President of the ICC?
  • Malcolm Speed
  • Malcolm Gray
  • Malcolm Nash
Malcolm Gray 5 Feb 2002
Who is the current Indian women's team captain?
  • Mitali Raj
  • Anju Jain
  • Anjum Chopra
Anjum Chopra 5 Feb 2002
Who was the first batsman to score a test century?
  • WG Grace
  • Charles Bannerman
  • Joe Darling
Charles Bannerman 5 Feb 2002
How many times did Jim Laker take 10 wickets in an innings against Australia?
  • Once
  • Twice
  • Never
Twice 4 Feb 2002
Who has the most first-class centuries by an Indian?
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Brijesh Patel
Sunil Gavaskar 4 Feb 2002
How many times have Bedi, Prasanna, Chandrasekhar and Venkataraghavan played in the same test?
  • Once
  • Twice
  • Never
Once 4 Feb 2002
He took a test hat-trick in 94-95 against England ? He was also the 3rd victim of another famous hat-trick? Who is he?
  • Glenn McGrath
  • Shane Warne
  • Damien Fleming
Shane Warne 3 Feb 2002
Which of these batsmen was involved in Chetan Sharma's hat-trick in the 1987 World Cup?
  • Willie Watson
  • Ewen Chatfield
  • Martin Snedden
Ewen Chatfield 3 Feb 2002
I once scored a Test century in 78 mins after taking 15 mins to score my first run. I once took 3 wickets for no runs in a completed Test innings. Who am I?
  • Keith Miller
  • Richie Benaud
  • Sir Garfield Sobers
Richie Benaud 3 Feb 2002
Which of the following statements about Sir Don Bradman is false?
  • He was dropped by the selectors once during his Test career.
  • He was never dismissed in the 90's in Tests
  • He was never run out in Test cricket.
He was never run out in Test cricket. 2 Feb 2002
During his 501, Brian Lara created a first class record for the most runs scored in a day. How many?
  • 390
  • 399
  • 401
390 2 Feb 2002
Which bowler who later played for India was in the St. Xavier's High School team against whom Tendulkar & Kambli added 664 runs?
  • Salil Ankola
  • Sairaj Bahutule
  • Nilesh Kulkarni
Sairaj Bahutule 2 Feb 2002
Which two countries played the 1000th Test match?
  • Australia & England
  • India & England
  • Pakistan & New Zealand
Pakistan & New Zealand 1 Feb 2002
At which ground did the famous ' Lillee c Willey b Dilley ' dismissal occur?
  • WACA, Perth
  • Headingley
  • Lords
WACA, Perth 1 Feb 2002
What is the minimum first innings lead required to enforce a follow-on in one-day two innings match?
  • 50
  • 75
  • 100
75 1 Feb 2002
Who was Courtney Walsh's 435th Test victim?
  • Brian Murphy
  • Henry Olonga
  • Trevor Gripper
Henry Olonga 31 Jan 2002
Against which county did Sir Garfield Sobers hit six sixes in an over?
  • Middlesex
  • Glamorgan
  • Northamptonshire
Glamorgan 31 Jan 2002
I played Davis Cup for India, I also scored the first century in the Ranji Trophy. Who am I?
  • SM Hadi
  • Cota Ramaswamy
  • Eddie Aibara
SM Hadi 31 Jan 2002
I played the shot which led to Raman Lamba's death. I also scored the first ODI century for Bangladesh. Who am I?
  • Akram Khan
  • Habibul Bashar
  • Mehrab Hossain
Mehrab Hossain 30 Jan 2002
Donald Bradman scored centuries at 9 of the 10 Test grounds he played on. Which is the only exception?
  • Exhibition Ground, Brisbane
  • Trent Bridge , Nottingham
  • Old Trafford, Manchester
Old Trafford, Manchester 30 Jan 2002
Which of the following umpires has not played Test cricket?
  • John Hampshire
  • David Shepherd
  • Javed Akhtar
David Shepherd 30 Jan 2002
Which batsman has scored the most number of 90's in Test cricket?
  • Steve Waugh
  • Michael Slater
  • Alvin Kallicharan
Steve Waugh 30 Jan 2002
In how many ways can a batsman be dismissed off a wide ball?
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
5 30 Jan 2002
Who made the highest debut score for India in ODI's
  • Navjot Sidhu
  • Yuvraj Singh
  • Brijesh Patel
Brijesh Patel 30 Jan 2002
Which is the home ground of the Railways Cricket Association?
  • Harbax Singh Stadium
  • Nahar Singh Stadium
  • Karnail Singh Stadium
Karnail Singh Stadium 29 Jan 2002
Which bowler has the most expensive figures in a 50 over ODI?
  • Martin Snedden
  • Ata-ur-Rehman
  • Asantha de Mel
Asantha de Mel 29 Jan 2002
In which year did India win its first test abroad?
  • 1967
  • 1968
  • 1971
1968 29 Jan 2002
Who scored the first ever century in one-day internationals?
  • Greg Chappell
  • John Edrich
  • Dennis Amiss
Dennis Amiss 28 Jan 2002
Why was England's match against Boland on the 1995-96 tour of South Africa called off?
  • It was too boring.
  • The umpires failed to turn up.
  • Half the England team was down with diarrhoea.
It was too boring. 28 Jan 2002
Name the only Indian to make two double centuries in a Test series.
  • Sunil Gavaskar
  • Vinoo Mankad
  • Vinod Kambli
Vinoo Mankad 28 Jan 2002
Where was the first ODI in India held?
  • Ahmedabad
  • Baroda
  • Indore
Ahmedabad 27 Jan 2002
Who among these made a pair in their first Test as captain?
  • Courtney Walsh
  • Mark Taylor
  • Ian Botham
Mark Taylor 27 Jan 2002
How many times has Mumbai won the Ranji Trophy?
  • 27
  • 32
  • 34
34 27 Jan 2002
Cricket was an Olympic sport in 1900. Two teams took part. England won the gold. Who won the silver?
  • Greece
  • Australia
  • France
France 26 Jan 2002
Which of the following bowlers took a hat-trick on Test debut?
  • Damien Fleming
  • Nuwan Zoysa
  • Dominic Cork
Damien Fleming 26 Jan 2002
Which city has an international ground called the Moinul Haq stadium?
  • Sialkot
  • Patna
  • Jodhpur
Patna 26 Jan 2002
Where is the Moin-ud-Dowlah Cup held?
  • Hyderabad
  • Lucknow
  • Allahabad
Hyderabad 25 Jan 2002
I was not out when Kumble took all ten wickets in an innings. Who am I?
  • Saqlain Mushtaq
  • Waqar Younis
  • Mushtaq Ahmed
Waqar Younis 25 Jan 2002
Who led India to victory in the 2000 Under-19 World Cup in Sri Lanka?
  • Yuvraj Singh
  • Reetinder Sodhi
  • Mohd. Kaif
Mohd. Kaif 25 Jan 2002
Where did India win its first Test?
  • Brabourne Stadium, Bombay
  • Eden Gardens, Calcutta
  • Chepauk, Madras
Chepauk, Madras 24 Jan 2002
Who is Gavaskar's only wicket in one-day internationals?
  • Alvin Kallicharan
  • Zaheer Abbas
  • Kim Hughes
Zaheer Abbas 24 Jan 2002
Who has scored the most number of ducks in Tests?
  • Courtney Walsh
  • Chandrashekar
  • Ajit Agarkar
Courtney Walsh 24 Jan 2002
How many Tests has India played in Dhaka?
  • One
  • Two
  • Three
Two 23 Jan 2002
Which of the following bowlers has not taken ten wickets in a Test?
  • Venkatesh Prasad
  • Manoj Prabhakar
  • Chetan Sharma
Manoj Prabhakar 23 Jan 2002
Which of the following bats left handed?
  • Dilip Doshi
  • Bishen Bedi
  • Neither
Dilip Doshi 23 Jan 2002
Which country's domestic competition is called the Pura Cup?
  • England
  • New Zealand
  • Australia
Australia 22 Jan 2002
How many runs did Tendulkar score in his debut Test innings?
  • 0
  • 15
  • 35
15 22 Jan 2002

 


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