Marathon Cricket Quiz 1 – 50 Multiple Choice Cricket Quiz Questions and Answers

Welcome to our first marathon cricket quiz. There are a total of 50 cricket questions and answers in this quiz, the questions feature a mixture of both modern day and historic cricketing moments that have made headlines around the world. If you’re short on time and would prefer a quick quiz please check out our shorter cricket quizzes with 20 questions each. Good Luck!!!

1. Which bowler holds the title for the fastest recorded delivery in international cricket (up to 2016)?

 
 
 
 

Question 1 of 50

2. True or False. James Anderson surpassed Darren Gough in 2016 to become the leading wicket taker for England.

 
 

Question 2 of 50

3. What was Matthew Hayden’s final score after breaking Brian Lara’s world record?

 
 
 
 

Question 3 of 50

4. Which West Indian fast bowler was known as “Hit Man”?

 
 
 
 

Question 4 of 50

5. Who took over the test captaincy of the New Zealand team after Daniel Vettori?

 
 
 
 

Question 5 of 50

6. How many runs did Kumar Sangakkara score in his final test match innings?

 
 
 
 

Question 6 of 50

7. What was Shane Warne’s final test wicket count at the end of his career?

 
 
 
 

Question 7 of 50

8. Who was the first batsman to pass 10,000 test runs?

 
 
 
 

Question 8 of 50

9. Which team did Sachin Tendulkar score his 50th test hundred against?

 
 
 
 

Question 9 of 50

10. Who was the first Sri Lankan bowler to pass 800 test wickets?

 
 
 
 

Question 10 of 50

11. Which batsman has scored the fastest test hundred to date (2016) and against which team?

 
 
 
 

Question 11 of 50

12. Who captained Sri Lanka to victory at the World Cup final in 1996?

 
 
 
 

Question 12 of 50

13. How many test wickets did Saqlain Mushtaq take during his test career?

 
 
 
 

Question 13 of 50

14. What was Ricky Ponting’s highest individual test score?

 
 
 
 

Question 14 of 50

15. Which Indian batsman scored 281 runs in the 2nd test against Australia in 2001?

 
 
 
 

Question 15 of 50

16. In which year was the first IPL tournament played?

 
 
 
 

Question 16 of 50

17. True or false, a batsman can be given out if the ball pitches outside leg stump and spins back on to his pads?

 
 

Question 17 of 50

18. Which team has played the most ODI finals to date (2016)?

 
 
 
 

Question 18 of 50

19. Which batsman has scored the fastest double hundred in test match cricket to date (2016)?

 
 
 
 

Question 19 of 50

20. How many wickets did Makhaya Ntini collect during his test career?

 
 
 
 

Question 20 of 50

21. After how many years is the ICC 50 overs World Cup played again?

 
 
 
 

Question 21 of 50

22. Which batsman scored 175 runs while chasing down 434 runs against Australia?

 
 
 
 

Question 22 of 50

23. Who was the youngest batsman to score a test hundred?

 
 
 
 

Question 23 of 50

24. What is the length of a professional cricket stump?

 
 
 
 

Question 24 of 50

25. True or false, a batsman can be run out on a no-ball?

 
 

Question 25 of 50

26. Andy Flower and Grant Flower were brothers who played for which team?

 
 
 
 

Question 26 of 50

27. Which player was appointed captain of the Australian test team after Ricky Ponting retired?

 
 
 
 

Question 27 of 50

28. True or False. Australia hosted the ICC 50 over World Cup in 2007.

 
 

Question 28 of 50

29. Which team did Sachin Tendulkar score his highest test score against?

 
 
 
 

Question 29 of 50

30. At which cricket ground did Brian Lara score 375 to secure the world record?

 
 
 
 

Question 30 of 50

31. Which team was the first to win an ICC 50 over world cup tournament at home?

 
 
 
 

Question 31 of 50

32. What does DRS stand for?

 
 
 
 

Question 32 of 50

33. Which batsman has the highest individual score in a first class match?

 
 
 
 

Question 33 of 50

34. Which Indian batsman hit Stuart Broad for 6 sixes in one over in 2007?

 
 
 
 

Question 34 of 50

35. How many centuries did Sourav Ganguly score in his test career?

 
 
 
 

Question 35 of 50

36. In which part of the world would you find the Wankhede Stadium?

 
 
 
 

Question 36 of 50

37. Which two teams were the first to use a pink ball (day/night test) in a test match?

 
 
 
 
 
 

Question 37 of 50

38. Who holds the record for the highest individual score in an ODI?

 
 
 
 

Question 38 of 50

39. Which TWO South African batsmen were involved in the famous run-out incident in the 1999 World Cup semi-final against Australia?

 
 
 
 
 

Question 39 of 50

40. What was Virender Sehwag’s highest individual test score?

 
 
 
 

Question 40 of 50

41. Which batsman has the highest ODI score for Pakistan to date (2016)?

 
 
 
 

Question 41 of 50

42. What was Chris Gayle’s highest individual test score?

 
 
 
 

Question 42 of 50

43. What is the maximum amount of people allowed to on a cricket field at any given time?

 
 
 
 

Question 43 of 50

44. All of the following players have scored centuries in their test debut EXCEPT?

 
 
 
 

Question 44 of 50

45. How many runs did Australia score in both innings of the famous tied test against the West Indies in 1960?

 
 
 
 

Question 45 of 50

46. Which West Indian fast bowler took 7 wickets for 1 run against Australia in 1993?

 
 
 
 

Question 46 of 50

47. How many overs must be completed in a test match before the first new ball is due?

 
 
 
 

Question 47 of 50

48. Which team was Matthew Hayden playing against when he broke Brian Lara’s world record?

 
 
 
 

Question 48 of 50

49. Which batsman from the list below scored a century in each innings of their 100th test match?

 
 
 
 

Question 49 of 50

50. Which Indian batsman did Muttiah Muralitharan dismiss to get to his 800th test wicket?

 
 
 
 

Question 50 of 50


 

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