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Edward IV - Edward decided to ban cricket in 1477 because it distracted the English army from archery practice.Which English monarch made cricket illegal in 1477?

a. Henry IV
b. William IV
c. George IV
d. Edward IV


28 - A wicket consists of three stumps that are placed into the ground, and topped with two bails.In cricket, the stumps must be how many inches tall?

a. 30
b. 28
c. 34
d. 32


Yorkshire - County Championship is the domestic first-class cricket competition in England and Wales. In 1946, which became the first English county to win the "County Championship"?

a. Nottinghamshire
b. Middlesex
c. Kent
d. Yorkshire


1975 - The finals of the World Cup are contested by the ten full members of the ICC.The first Cricket World Cup was organised by England in which year?

a. 1980
b. 1975
c. 1990
d. 1985


Michael Clarke - Michael is considered to be one of Australia's greatest ever cricket batsmen.Who received "Cricketer of the Year" at the 2013 ICC Awards?

a. Michael Clarke
b. Mahela Jayawardena
c. Joe Root
d. Chaminda Vaas


Eleven - Cricket is the world's second most popular sport.How many players are there on a cricket team?

a. Eleven
b. Thirteen
c. Twelve
d. Ten


Pelham Warner - After retiring from cricket as a player, Pelham became a tour manager.Who was affectionately known as the "Grand Old Man" of English cricket?

a. WG Grace
b. Brian Lara
c. Pelham Warner
d. Darren Gough


Cardiff - Until 2015, the SSE SWALEC Stadium was known as Sophia Gardens.The SSE SWALEC Stadium is located in which UK city?

a. Belfast
b. London
c. Cardiff
d. Glasgow


Cork - A cricket ball consists of cork covered by leather.What is the main material used in the making of a cricket ball?

a. Plastic
b. Leather
c. Wood
d. Cork


England - Cricket was first played in southern England in or before the 16th century.Cricket is the national sport of which country?

a. France
b. Canada
c. England
d. United States


Surrey - Jack played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934.With which county did batsman Jack Hobbs spend his whole career?

a. Surrey
b. Kent
c. Worcestershire
d. Glamorgan


One - Derbyshire County Cricket Club won the Championship in 1936.As of 2015, how many Championship wins did the Derbyshire CCC have?

a. Four
b. One
c. Two
d. Six


Australia - The cricket tournament is contested between teams from the six states of Australia.The Sheffield Shield is the domestic first-class competition of which country?

a. Australia
b. Jamaica
c. Wales
d. England


Nine - The wicket is defended by a batsman.How wide is each wicket, in inches?

a. Nine
b. Five
c. Seven
d. Eleven


Ali Brown - Brown scored over 15,000 runs during his career in first class cricket.Who is the only List-A cricketer in history to make two double centuries?

a. Ali Brown
b. Kumar Sangakkara
c. Graham Gooch
d. Viv Richards




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