Cricket Quiz

Test your Cricketing knowledge. 

1. Which cricketer has the unique distinction of having played for both India and Pakistan in International Cricket? 

2. Who was the first Cricketer to play 100 One Day International (ODI) Matches?

3. The record for the most Test wickets at a single Venue lies with Muttiah Muralitharan of Srilanka. He has a total of 166 Test wickets at this particular venue. Identify the venue.

4. Who was the first Cricketer to have achieve the distinction of a 1000 Test Runs as well as a 100 Test wickets?

5. Who is the First Cricketer to have scored a Triple Century in Test Cricket?

Answer

1. Amir Elahi has the unique distinction of having represented both India and Pakistan in International Cricket. He played one Test Match for India and 5 Test Matches for Pakistan (incidentally all of these were against India). 

2. Australia's Allan Border was the first cricketer play 100 ODI matches. 

3. Muttiah Muralitharan has 166 Test Wickets at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

4. The first Cricketer to have achieved the distinction of a 1000 Test Runs as well as a 100 Test wickets is George Giffen of Australia. 

5. Andy Sandham of England became the first Cricketer to have scored a Triple Century in Test Cricket when he scored 325 in the first innings of the Test Match against West Indies at Kingston during April,1930.