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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 team was dismissed in least number of overs in a World Cup game?
a) Bangladesh
b) Netherlands
c) Namibia

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: Namibia -- They could only last for 14 overs against Australia in 2002-03, in which McGrath claimed 7-15.
Correct!
Namibia could only last for 14 overs against Australia in 2002-03, in which McGrath claimed 7-15.

2. Who has hit most sixes in an innings in a World Cup?
a) Sanath Jayasuriya
b) Sourav Ganguly
c) Ricky Ponting

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: RT Ponting -- Ricky Ponting hit 8 sixes in his unbeaten innings of 140 against India in the final of the 2002-03 World Cup.
Correct!
Ricky Ponting hit 8 sixes in his unbeaten innings of 140 against India in the final of the 2002-03 World Cup.

3. Who is the oldest player to have played in a World Cup?
a) Omar Henry (SA)
b) John Traicos (Zim)
c) Nolan Clarke (Ned)

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: Nolan Clarke -- The Netherlands player was 47 years and 257 days old when he appeared against South Africa in 1995-96 World Cup.
Correct!
Nolan Clarke of Netherlands was 47 years and 257 days old when he appeared against South Africa in 1995-96 World Cup.

4. Who is the oldest player to score a World Cup century?
a) Sir Viv Richards
b) Sunil Gavaskar
c) Graham Gooch

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: Sunil Gavaskar -- The Indian batsman at 38 years and 113 days scored 103* vs New Zealand in 1987-88.
Correct!
Sunil Gavaskar at 38 years and 113 days scored 103* vs New Zealand in 1987-88.

5. Which Indian player holds the dubious record for most ducks in World Cups?
a) Anil Kumble
b) Ajit Agarkar
c) Kris Srikkanth

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is: Kris Srikkanth -- The batsman holds the dubious record of scoring 4 ducks in his 23 matches.
Correct!
Krishnamachari Srikkanth holds the dubious record of scoring 4 ducks in his 23 matches.




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