11 cricketing questions
Here is the list of 10 cricketing questions which every cricket fan should know.
Q1. how many ways can a batsman get out?
Ans. A batsman can get out in 10 ways according to ICC rules.The ways are Hit-wicket, Handled the ball, Hit the ball twice, Obstructing the field and Timed out,Catch out, Bowled, LBW, Run Out and Stumped .
Q2. What is the weight of the bat?
Ans. The weight of the bat is between 1.2 to 1.4 kg
Q3. What is the weight of a cricket ball?
Ans. The ball should have weight between 159g and 163g.
Q4. What are the length and width of the bat?
Ans. The length of the bat should not be more than 38″ and width no more than 4.25″.
Q5. When was the first International Test match played?
Ans. On 15 March 1877, the first international Test match was played between England and Australia at the MCG.
Q6. When was the first International ODI played?
Ans. The first ODI was played on January 5, 1971 between Australia and England in Australia.
Q7. When was the first International T20 match played?
Ans. The T20 match was played on 17 February, 2005 between Australia and New Zealand at Auckland (New Zealand)
Q8. When was the ICC established?
Ans. The International Cricket Council (ICC) was established on June 15, 1909.
Q9. Who was the first cricketer to score a century in Test?
Ans. The first cricketer to score a century in Test was Charles Bannerman of Australia.
Q10. Who was the first cricketer to score a century in ODI & T20?
Ans. In ODI, English cricketer Dennis Amiss made the first century while Chris Gayle of the West Indies holds the record in T20 format.
Q11. When was Duckworth Lewis introduced in ICC rules?