Exercise 3

Question 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.


Question 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!


Question 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).


Question 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.


Question 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