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Identify the Players Trivia Quiz


Identify the players given. Good Luck!

A multiple-choice quiz by cricketers. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
cricketers
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
308,162
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
1140
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Question 1 of 10
1. Born on 9th February 1922, Can you identify this English bowler who was the first to take all 10 wickets in an inning?

Answer: (Two Words or just surname)
Question 2 of 10
2. Born on 10 July 1949, this man was the first Test Batsman to score 10,000 runs. Can you identify him?

Answer: (Two Words or just surname)
Question 3 of 10
3. Born on 24th April 1973, this great cricketer was known as 'Little Master'. Can you identify his name?

Answer: (Two Words or just surname)
Question 4 of 10
4. Born on 2 May 1969, he played for the West Indies and was a left-handed batsman and former Captain, whose middle name was Charles. Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Born on 7 July 1981, he captained of India in both ODIs and Tests and T20s. He led India to victory against New Zealand in New Zealand and also won the inaugural T20 World Cup as captain. Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Born on 30 June 1969, this Sri-Lankan is a lefthander, opener and made his highest ODI score against India and his shirt no. is 07. Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Let's come back to bowlers. Born on 13 September 1969, this retired Aussie was the Captain of IPL team Rajasthan Royals in the inaugral IPL. He is known for having bowled what is considered by many as the best ball of the 20th century.
Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Born on 3 March 1970, this Former Pakistani Captain retired after 2007 Cricket WC. He Played for the Indian Cricket League team Lahore Badshahs. Can you name this player? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Let's fly far away to South Africa. Born on 25 September 1969, he was a South African cricketer who was involved in many controversies including match fixing and died in a plane crash on June 1, 2002. Who is he? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. Let's fly back to Australia. Born on 14 November 1971, this retired wicketkeeper was a left-hander opener and his middle name is Craig. Hint



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1. Born on 9th February 1922, Can you identify this English bowler who was the first to take all 10 wickets in an inning?

Answer: Jim Laker

Laker was the first player to pick up all 10 wickets in an innings against Australia, which was known as 'Laker's Match' and was played in 1956. The total figures for him in that match was an astonishing 19-90! He played for the Surrey County Cricket Team.
2. Born on 10 July 1949, this man was the first Test Batsman to score 10,000 runs. Can you identify him?

Answer: Sunil Gavaskar

He made 34 Test Centuries and 10,122 runs in his career. His son, Rohan, was also a county cricketer who played for the Bengal Ranji Trophy team.
3. Born on 24th April 1973, this great cricketer was known as 'Little Master'. Can you identify his name?

Answer: Sachin Tendulkar

An interesting thing about Sachin is that the day he made his Test debut, another player(Waqar Younis) made his debut. Sachin got dismissed for just 15 runs to Younis!
4. Born on 2 May 1969, he played for the West Indies and was a left-handed batsman and former Captain, whose middle name was Charles.

Answer: Brian Lara

Brian Charles Lara was a successful captain of the West Indies. He was the first player to score a 400, which he made against England off 582 balls. He scored this in 2004 in Antigua.
5. Born on 7 July 1981, he captained of India in both ODIs and Tests and T20s. He led India to victory against New Zealand in New Zealand and also won the inaugural T20 World Cup as captain.

Answer: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

He is also one of the stylish cricketers of India. His young brigade did it in 2008 getting India to the top three in both Tests and ODIs. In the IPL, he was the captain of the runner-ups of the inaugral IPL, Chennai Super Kings in 2008.
6. Born on 30 June 1969, this Sri-Lankan is a lefthander, opener and made his highest ODI score against India and his shirt no. is 07.

Answer: Sanath Jayasuriya

In the inaugral IPL, he was the opener for the Mumbai Indians. His highest ODI score is 189 against India.
7. Let's come back to bowlers. Born on 13 September 1969, this retired Aussie was the Captain of IPL team Rajasthan Royals in the inaugral IPL. He is known for having bowled what is considered by many as the best ball of the 20th century.

Answer: Shane Warne

He took 708 wickets in his test career. He played for the Victoria Cricket Team. As the Ball of the 20th Century is concerned, this is also known as 'Gatting Ball', as this was bowled to Mike Gatting. This happened in the first test of the 1993 Ashes Series and the ball was a leg break.
8. Born on 3 March 1970, this Former Pakistani Captain retired after 2007 Cricket WC. He Played for the Indian Cricket League team Lahore Badshahs. Can you name this player?

Answer: Inzamam-Ul-Haq

He was one of the most successful Pakistani captains. He captained in 25 Tests, winning and losing 8 respectively, and drew 9. He averaged better as a captain with 52 than 50 before captaincy. He retired from ODIs in 2007, the same day the death of Coach Bob Woolmer was announced, who died in his hotel room in Kingston.
9. Let's fly far away to South Africa. Born on 25 September 1969, he was a South African cricketer who was involved in many controversies including match fixing and died in a plane crash on June 1, 2002. Who is he?

Answer: Hansie Cronje

This player was involved in many controversies and in 2001 had got a lifetime ban from cricket. His luck didn't favour him, and died in a plane crash. He was the only passenger travelling in that cargo plane. Unluckily, near George Airport, the visibility of pilots had got reduced in dark clouds, the plane crashed into the Oteniqua Mountains, and both Cronje and the two pilots died.
10. Let's fly back to Australia. Born on 14 November 1971, this retired wicketkeeper was a left-hander opener and his middle name is Craig.

Answer: Adam Gilchrist

Adam Craig Gilchrist, had a great career throughout his ODIs and Tests and post-retirement he captained of the IPL team Deccan Chargers succeeding VVS Laxman. Thanks for playing!
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