Cricket Quiz 1 - Answers

1. Green Park

It is the only international cricket stadium in Uttar Pradesh. The stadium is also nicknamed as 'Woolmer's Turf' in the memory of late cricket coach and player Bob Woolmer who was born in McRobert Hospital opposite to the stadium.

2. The Sporting Times

The term originated in a satirical obituary published in a British newspaper, The Sporting Times, immediately after Australia's 1882 victory at The Oval, their first Test win on English soil. The obituary stated that English cricket had died, and "the body will be cremated and the ashes taken to Aus

3. Krishnamachari Srikkanth

He is also known as Kris Srikkanth and was a former captain of the Indian cricket team. Srikkanth played 43 Tests for India, scoring 2,062 runs at an average of 29.88. In ODIs, he played 146 matches and scored 4,091 runs at an average of 29.01.

4. Kapil Dev

It was released in 2004. He captained the Indian cricket team which won the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Named by Wisden as the Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002.

5. Saleem Durani

Salim Aziz Durani is a former Indian cricketer who played in 29 Tests from 1960 to 1973. He was the first to win the award in 1961, when it was instituted. He was awarded the C.K. Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award by the BCCI in 2011

6. Sachin Tendulkar

Brian Lara and Chris Gayle of the West Indies, Donald Bradman of Australia and Virender Sehwag of India are the only batsmen to reach 300 more than once. Surprisingly, Sachin Tendulkar has never scored a triple century in test cricket.

7. Muttiah Muralitharan

Deshabandu Muttiah Muralitharan, the former Sri Lankan cricketer, was rated the greatest Test match bowler ever by Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2002. He retired from Test cricket in 2010, registering his 800th and final wicket on 22 July 2010 from his final ball in his last Test match. Shane Warne

8. Rahul Dravid

Dravid is the fourth-highest run scorer in Test cricket, after Sachin Tendulkar, Ricky Ponting and Jacques Kallis, and is only the second Indian cricketer, after Tendulkar to score 10,000 runs both in Tests and in ODIs. Presently, he holds the record for the most number of catches taken by a player

9. Kumar Sangakkara

Currently, Kumar Sangakkara is the second-highest run-scorer in ODI cricket (14234 runs) and the fifth-highest run scorer in Test cricket.He was named the Wisden Leading Cricketer in the World in 2011 and 2015.

10. Chetan Sharma

In the Reliance World Cup in 1987, Sharma took the first hat-trick in the history of tournament when he clean bowled Ken Rutherford, Ian Smith and Ewen Chatfield of New Zealand off consecutive balls.

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