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Cricket World Cup Quiz

April 2, 2011

Cricket World Cup Quiz

Q. 1 – Who is the first player to score a century in a World Cup final?

Q. 2 – Who is the first bowler to take five wickets in a World Cup final?

Q. 3 – Who is the only player to be on the losing side in three finals?

Q. 4 – Name the bowler who was hit for six from the final ball of the innings by Viv Richards in the 1979 final?

Q. 5 – Who was the first wicket-keeper to captain his country in the World Cup?

Q. 6 – Who scored a century for the West Indies when they defeated India by 9 wickets in the 1979 World Cup?

Q. 7 – How many Australian batsmen were run out in the 1975 Final?

Q. 8 – In which World Cup did Kapil Dev appear for the first time?

Q. 9 – Name the umpire who stood in the first three World Cup finals.

Q. 10 – Who scored the first century in World Cup history?

Q. 11 – Who was the first Indian to win a Man of the Match award?

Answers :-

1 – Clive Lloyd (102, West Indies v Australia in 1975)
2 – Gary Gilmour (12-2-48-5, Australia v West Indies in 1975)
3 – Graham Gooch of England in 1970 ,1987 and 1992,
4 – Mike Hendrick
5 – Canada’s Bryan Mauricette in 1979
6 – Gordon Greenidge
7 – Five
8 – 1979.
9 – Harold Dickie Bird.
10 – Dennis Amiss (England)
11 – Farokh Engineer

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