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Home > Cricket > The Cup > Quiz


A quiz for all you cricket fans


To know whether you are a cricket buff or a bluff, just click on the options. Enjoy!

1. Which country hosted first the three World Cups?
a) India
b) Australia
c) England

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: England -- These World Cups were held in 1975, 1979 and 1983 and were known as the Prudential World Cup.
Correct!
These World Cups were held in 1975, 1979 and 1983 and were known as the Prudential World Cup.

2. In which year was the first World Cup held?
a) 1972
b) 1975
c) 1980

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: 1975 -- The inaugural World Cup was held in 1975 in England.
Correct!
The inaugural World Cup was held in 1975 in England.

3. Which country won the first ever World Cup?
a) England
b) Australia
c) West Indies

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: West Indies -- West Indies beat Australia in the final to clinch the first ever World Cup.
Correct!
West Indies beat Australia in the final to clinch the first World Cup.

4. Which country beat West Indies in the final to win the 1983 World Cup?
a) India
b) England
c) Australia

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: India -- India beat two-time world champions West Indies against all odds in the final to triumph by 43 runs.
Correct!
India beat two-time world champions West Indies against all odds in the final to triumph by 43 runs.

5. Who was the captain of the World Cup-winning Indian team?
a) Sunil Gavaskar
b) Mohinder Amarnath
c) Kapil Dev

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: Kapil Dev -- Kapil Dev's and his team became the toast of the nation after winning their maiden World Cup in 1983.
Correct!
Kapil Dev's and his team became the toast of the nation after winning their maiden World Cup in 1983.

This was too easy, wasn't it? Let's make it more interesting. Proceed

 




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