General Knowledge - Sports

Exercise :: Sports - Section 2

6. 

Where did India play its 1st one day international cricket match?

A. Lords
B. Headingley
C. Taunton
D. The Oval

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

India lost the match by four wickets on 13-07-1974. Brijesh Patel (82) was the top scorer.

7. 

When did Sachin Tendulkar make his Test debut?

A. 1986
B. 1991
C. 1990
D. 1989

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

It was against Pakistan - the now famous saying -" go home and drink milk" was made against him!

8. 

Who was named India's Cricketer of the Century by Wisden?

A. Anil Kumble
B. Sachin Tendulkar
C. Kapil Dev
D. Sunil Gavaskar

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Well life can churn some amazing ironies - some years ago, Kapil was charged for MATCH -FIXING ! (and exonerated).

9. 

What were the bowling figures for Irfan Pathan on his ODI debut?The answer is in this form : Overs - Maidens - Runs given - Wickets taken.

A. 10 - 0 - 60 - 6
B. 10 - 0 - 61 - 0
C. 9 - 1 - 38 - 3
D. 5 - 2 - 13 - 4

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The man of the match was given to Andrew Symonds of Australia for his splendid batting performance of 88 runs and bowling performance taking 2 wickets that led their team to victory.

10. 

What was Sachin Tendulkar's average when he made his first thousand runs in ODIs?

A. 35.83
B. 22.92
C. 43.87
D. 42.86

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

He got his 1000th run against Zimbabawe in '92