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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 has never reached the World Cup final?
a) Sri Lanka
b) New Zealand
c) India

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: New Zealand -- Despite reaching the semi-finals four times New Zealand has never made it to the final.
Correct!
Despite reaching the semi-finals four times New Zealand has never made it to the final.

2. Which player has appeared in most World Cup games?
a) Wasim Akram
b) Mohd Azharuddin
c) Aravinda de Silva

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: Wasim Akram -- The legendary fast bowler appeared in 38 World Cup games as against Azharuddin's 30 and de Silva's 35.
Correct!
The legendary fast bowler appeared in 38 World Cup games as against Azharuddin's 30 and de Silva's 35.

3. Which country won the World Cup final while batting second for the first time?
a) West Indies
b) Australia
c) Sri Lanka

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: Sri Lanka
Correct!

4. Other than Steve Waugh, who was the member of the World Cup-winning Australian team in 1987 and 1999?
a) Paul Reiffel
b) Mark Waugh
c) Tom Moody

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: Tom Moody -- Moody played three matches in 1987 and seven in 1999.
Correct!
Moody played three matches in 1987 and seven in 1999.

5. Which player took 6 wickets for 14 runs and then scored 28 to win the match for his side?
a) Andy Bichel
b) Gary Gilmour
c) Ken MacLeay

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: Gary Gilmour -- Chasing England's modest total of 93, Australia were in deep trouble at 39-6 before Gilmour took them out of hot water in the 1975 World Cup.
Correct!
Chasing England's modest total of 93, Australia were in deep trouble at 39-6 before Gilmour took them out of hot water in the 1975 World Cup.



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