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The first official international cricket match was held in 1844. Which were the participating countries? A) Afghanistan and India B) Australia and England C) Canada and the United States D) Ireland and Scotland:

The first official international cricket match was held in 1844. Which were the participating countries? A) Afghanistan and India B) Australia and England C) Canada and the United States D) Ireland and Scotland

Australia and England:

Australia and England

The pinnacle of international cricket competition is the “test match”. How long does a test match last? A) Six hours B) Two days C) Five days D) Until the game is over, no matter how long it takes :

The pinnacle of international cricket competition is the “test match”. How long does a test match last? A) Six hours B) Two days C) Five days D) Until the game is over, no matter how long it takes

Five days:

Five days

The very first cricket test match between England and Australia was held in Melbourne in 1877. Australia won the contest by 45 runs. In the centenary match of 1977 between the same nations, what was the result? A) Australia won, again by 45 runs B) England got their revenge, by the same 45-run margin C) The game could not be completed owing to bad weather D) The score was tied:

The very first cricket test match between England and Australia was held in Melbourne in 1877. Australia won the contest by 45 runs. In the centenary match of 1977 between the same nations, what was the result? A) Australia won, again by 45 runs B) England got their revenge, by the same 45-run margin C) The game could not be completed owing to bad weather D) The score was tied

England got their revenge, by the same 45-run margin:

England got their revenge, by the same 45-run margin

Which of the following nations has never participated in a cricket test match? A) Bangladesh B) Kenya C) New Zealand D) Zimbabwe:

Which of the following nations has never participated in a cricket test match? A) Bangladesh B) Kenya C) New Zealand D) Zimbabwe

Kenya :

Kenya

In 1997, the first in a series of two cricket games between India and Sri Lanka included the highest total ever reached by one side in one innings of a test match. How many runs did the top-scoring Sri Lankans accumulate? A) 352 B) 552 C) 752 D) 952 :

In 1997, the first in a series of two cricket games between India and Sri Lanka included the highest total ever reached by one side in one innings of a test match. How many runs did the top-scoring Sri Lankans accumulate? A) 352 B) 552 C) 752 D) 952

952:

952

What is meant by the cricketing term “sticky wicket”? A) A cricket pitch on which the ball bounces unpredictably B) A field where long grass makes run-scoring difficult C) A game in which conditions favor the batsmen over the bowlers D) A severe breach of normal cricket etiquette :

What is meant by the cricketing term “sticky wicket”? A) A cricket pitch on which the ball bounces unpredictably B) A field where long grass makes run-scoring difficult C) A game in which conditions favor the batsmen over the bowlers D) A severe breach of normal cricket etiquette

A cricket pitch on which the ball bounces unpredictably:

A cricket pitch on which the ball bounces unpredictably

In cricket, what is meant by the phrase “bowling a maiden over”? A) Bowling six successive balls without the batsman scoring any runs B) Colliding with another fielder when trying to catch the ball C) Taking five wickets and scoring 100 runs in the same match D) Toasting victory by quickly drinking three glasses of beer :

In cricket, what is meant by the phrase “bowling a maiden over”? A) Bowling six successive balls without the batsman scoring any runs B) Colliding with another fielder when trying to catch the ball C) Taking five wickets and scoring 100 runs in the same match D) Toasting victory by quickly drinking three glasses of beer

Bowling six successive balls without the batsman scoring any runs:

Bowling six successive balls without the batsman scoring any runs

Cricket has a richer store of peculiar jargon than perhaps any other sport, and the names given to the fielding positions provide some notable examples. Which of the following is not the name of a standard cricket fielding position? A) Backward square leg B) Deep extra cover C) Forward third man D) Silly mid on:

Cricket has a richer store of peculiar jargon than perhaps any other sport, and the names given to the fielding positions provide some notable examples. Which of the following is not the name of a standard cricket fielding position? A) Backward square leg B) Deep extra cover C) Forward third man D) Silly mid on

Forward third man:

Forward third man

What do the initials “LBW” mean to a cricketer? A) Last-Ball Winner — the game’s last ball decides the result B) Leg Before Wicket — the batsman is out for blocking with his leg C) “Little-Boy” White — a diminutive English fast bowler of the 1800s D) Loss By Weather — untimely rain results in loss for the batting side :

What do the initials “LBW” mean to a cricketer? A) Last-Ball Winner — the game’s last ball decides the result B) Leg Before Wicket — the batsman is out for blocking with his leg C) “Little-Boy” White — a diminutive English fast bowler of the 1800s D) Loss By Weather — untimely rain results in loss for the batting side

Leg Before Wicket — the batsman is out for blocking with his leg:

Leg Before Wicket — the batsman is out for blocking with his leg

In cricket, what is the “Duckworth-Lewis method”? A) A tactic in which nearly all the fielders are placed on one side B) A training regimen in which the batsmen practise blindfolded C) Pairing an aggressive batsman with a defensively-minded partner D) The system for awarding victory in games interrupted by weather :

In cricket, what is the “Duckworth-Lewis method”? A) A tactic in which nearly all the fielders are placed on one side B) A training regimen in which the batsmen practise blindfolded C) Pairing an aggressive batsman with a defensively-minded partner D) The system for awarding victory in games interrupted by weather

The system for awarding victory in games interrupted by weather:

The system for awarding victory in games interrupted by weather