Sports Quiz

Cricket Quiz Questions: Round 1

  1. Who was the first player born in the 1990s to play for England?
  2. Which was the first English county that Anil Kumble played for?
  3. Who was the last England captain to play South Africa before the ban?
  4. Who won the county championships in every season from 1951 to 1958?
  5. Where in the West Indies did Brian Lara score his record-breaking 375?
  6. Who was the first player to make over 1,000 catches in first-class cricket?
  7. What did ICC stand for before 1965?
  8. Who were the first winners of the Women’s World Cup in 1973?
  9. What is Bob Willis’s middle name?
  10. Which England batsmen each scored double centuries against India in 1985 in the same innings?

Round 1 Answers

  1. James Taylor
  2. Northants
  3. M. J. K. Smith
  4. Surrey
  5. Antigua
  6. Frank Woolley
  7. Imperial Cricket Conference
  8. England
  9. Dylan
  10. Mike Gatting, Graeme Fowler

Cricket Quiz: Round 2

  1. Who was the first batsman to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket?
  2. In which country are the first-class sides United Bank and National Bank?
  3. Who were the first three members of the ICC?
  4. What was the Nat West Trophy previously called?
  5. Which New Zealander hit a double century in 153 balls vs England in 2002?
  6. Who kept wicket for Yorkshire in 412 consecutive county championship games?
  7. When was Jonny Bairstow named Cricket Writers’ Club Young Cricketer of the Year?
  8. Who scored 322 runs against Warwickshire in less than a day in 1985?
  9. In which country do first-class teams compete for the Plunkett Shield?
  10. Who was the world top ranked Twenty20 batsmen at the end of 2017?

Round 2 Answers

  1. Sunil Gavaskar
  2. Pakistan
  3. England, Australia, South Africa
  4. Gilette Cup
  5. Nathan Astle
  6. Jimmy Binks
  7. 2011
  8. Ian Botham
  9. New Zealand
  10. Aaron Finch

Cricket Questions: Round 3

  1. What is the trophy played for by first-class inter-state sides in India?
  2. Who captained England during the “bodyline” series?
  3. Who was the first bowler to take 300 Test wickets?
  4. Which bowler is nicknamed “The King of Spain”?
  5. What was the title of Andrew Flintoff’s autobiography?
  6. Who said, “The bowler’s Holding, the batman’s Willey”?
  7. To three each way, how many Tests did it take Muttiah Muralitharan to reach the 400 wicket mark?
  8. Michael Vaughan made his international debut against which country?
  9. Which ex-England cricketer made his county debut in 1981 and retired on 22 June 2004?
  10. Which cup succeeded the Shell Shield in the West Indies?

Round 3 Answers

  1. Ranji Trophy
  2. Douglas Jardine, Surrey
  3. Fred Trueman
  4. Ashley Giles
  5. Being Freddie
  6. Brian Johnson
  7. 72 Tests
  8. South Africa
  9. Jack Russell
  10. Red Stripe Cup