Quiz

  • 1.  Which bowler took the most wickets in the tournament?
    a. Anil Kumbleb. Shane Warnec. Muttiah Muralitharand. Curtly Ambrose
  • 2.  Which bowler played his first World Cup in 1996, after having made his debut in 1989?
    a. Damien Flemingb. Aaqib Javedc. Waqar Younisd. Dominic Cork
  • 3.  What piece of World Cup history was created in Vishakapatnam and Mumbai in 1996?
    a. India became the first host nation to lose two consecutive World Cup matchesb. Mark Waugh became the first to score consecutive World Cup hundredsc. The record for most extras in a World cup match was brokend. Sanjay Manjrekar became the only batsman to score consecutive World Cup ducks
  • 4.  Who scored a century in his first innings of the tournament and then made only 10 in his next five?
    a. Ricky Pontingb. Aamer Sohailc. Vinod Kamblid. Nathan Astle
  • 5.  Where did Kenya achieve their first victory in a World Cup match?
    a. Puneb. Cuttackc. Patnad. Visakhapatnam
  • 6.  Which countries forfeited their matches in Sri Lanka citing security reasons?
    a. New Zealand and Australiab. Australia and West Indiesc. South Africa and Australiad. South Africa and New Zealand
  • 7.  Apart from Chris Harris, which other batsman made his highest ODI score in the Australia-New Zealand quarter-final?
    a. Roger Twoseb. Craig Spearmanc. Lee Germond. Adam Parore
  • 8.  Which of the following applies to the final?
    a. It was the first time Sri Lanka beat Australia away from homeb. It was the first match under floodlights in Pakistanc. Mark Waugh dropped Asanka Gurusinha when he was on 53d. Both of the last two options above
  • 9.  Who strained an intercostal muscle in the match between England and UAE and took no further part in the tournament?
    a. Craig Whiteb. Dominic Corkc. Azhar Saeedd. Arshad Laeeq
  • 10.  Which batsman faced Allan Donald without a helmet and got hit on the head by a bouncer?
    a. Richie Richardsonb. Ijaz Ahmedc. Tim de Leeded. Sultan Zarawani

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