Indian Cricket GK Questions And Answers: World Cup, T20, IPL

Indian Cricket GK Questions And Answers: World Cup, T20, IPL

Last Updated: 20 May 2021

Are you a Cricket fan?

Because I’m a fan too, but do you know who controls the Indian Men’s National Cricket Team?

Well, you have heard of it, it’s the Board of Control for Cricket in India shortly known as BCCI that governs Team India.

Today you’ll learn about many fascinating facts about the Indian Cricket Team, History, Players, Stadium, Nicknames, Wins, Captains, and many more.

Read all the Indian Cricket GK Questions And Answers to learn new facts and enjoy asking others.

Famous Nicknames of Indian Cricketers


No.NameNickname
1Virat KohliCheeku
2MS DhoniMahi
3Yuvraj SinghYuvi
4Sachin TendulkarMaster Blaster
5Harbhajan SinghBhajji
6Rohit Sharma Hit-Man
7Kapil Dev The Haryana Hurricane
8Virender SehwagViru
9Zaheer Khan Zak
10Sourav Ganguly Dada
11Gautam GambhirGauti
12Rahul Dravid The Wall
13Anil KumbleJumbo
14V V S LaxmanVery Very Special
15Suresh RainaSanu
16Sunil GavaskarLittle Master

Indian Cricket GK Questions And Answers


1. When did India play its First Test Match?

Answer: 25 June 1932

2. Who was the First Batsman ever to score a century for India in Test Cricket?

Answer: Lala Amarnath Bharadwaj (1933)

3. How many times did India win the Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 2 Times

4. Which Year India won the Cricket World Cup?

Answer: 1983 and 2011

5. Who won the ICC Champions Trophy in 2013?

Answer: India

6. How many times did India go up to the Semi Final of ICC World Cup?

Answer: Four Times (1987, 1996, 2015, 2019)

7. How many teams participated in the ICC World Cup 2019?

Answer: 10 (Ten)

8. Which Countries participated in ICC World Cup 2019?

Answer:
1) England
2) Afghanistan
3) South Africa
4) New Zealand
5) Australia
6) Pakistan
7) Sri Lanka
8) West Indies
9) Bangladesh
10) India

9. Full form of ODI?

Answer: One Day International

10. Which Cricket Team has won the most ICC Cricket World Cup? 

Answer: Australia (5 Times)

11. Who is known as The God of Cricket?

Answer: Sachin Tendulkar

12. Which Cricket Team is known as Men in Blue?

Answer: Indian National Cricket Team

13. What is the name given to an Organized group of Indian Cricket Team Supporters?

Answer: Bharat Army

14. Who is known as Captain Cool?

Answer: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

15. Full name of Tendulkar?

Answer: Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar

16. Who is the Top Wicket Taker in the 2011 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Zaheer Khan (21)

17. Who is the Top Run Scorer in the 2019 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: Rohit Sharma (648)

18. When was the First International Cricket Match held in India?

Answer: December 1933
Explanation: India-England Test match

19. Which Stadium hosted the First International Match in India?

Answer: Gymkhana Ground (Bombay-1933)

20. Who was the Indian Captain when India won the Cricket World Cup in 1983?

Answer: Kapil Dev

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21. Who was the Indian Captain when India won the Cricket World Cup in 2011?

Answer: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

22. Which Cricketer got India’s Highest Civilian Award The Bharat Ratna?

Answer: Sachin Tendulkar

23. Who was the Player of the Tournament when India won the World Cup in 2011?

Answer: Yuvraj Singh (362 Runs and 15 wickets)

24. First Indian player to get the Title “Man of the Tournament” in the ICC World Cup?

Answer: Sachin Tendulkar (2003)

25. What is the name of the Award for Top Wicket Take in the ICC World Cup?

Answer: Golden Ball Award

26. What is the name of the Award for Top Run Scorer in the ICC World Cup?

Answer: Golden Bat Award 

27. When did the First ICC World Cup take place?

Answer: 1975

28. After how many years does the ICC World Cup take place?

Answer: 4 Years

29. When was Anil Kumble awarded as the Top wicket-Taker in ICC World Cup?

Answer: 1996

30. Who is the Youngest Player in the ICC World Cup 2019?

Answer: Mujeeb Ur Rahman

31. How many times did India host ICC World Cup Tournament?

Answer: 3 Times (Co-Hosted)

32. Which Country hosted the most ICC World Cup Tournaments?

Answer: England

33. When is the next ICC World Cup?

Answer: 2023
Explanation: India will host ICC World Cup in 2023

34. Who will host the next ICC World Cup in 2023?

Answer: India

35. Who is the present Captain of the Indian Cricket Team?

Answer: Virat Kohli

36. Who is the present Coach of the Indian Cricket Team?

Answer: Ravi Shastri

37. With which Country did India play its First Test Match?

Answer: England (1932)

38. Which country Played with India in their First ODI?

Answer: England (1974)

39. When did India Appear First in the World Cup?

Answer: 1975

40. Which Indian cricketer won the “Man of the Match” Award in 1983 ICC World Cup?

Answer: Mohinder Amarnath

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41. Name of the First Indian Cricket Club Established by Indians?

Answer: Oriental Cricket Club

42. Full-Form of IPL?

Answer: Indian Premier League

43. Who is the King of IPL?

Answer: Mahendra Singh Dhoni

44. Which IPL team has most Fans?

Answer:
1) Chennai Super Kings
2) Mumbai Indians
3) Kolkata Knight Riders
4) Royal Challengers Bangalore
5) Delhi Daredevils

45. When did the First IPL take place?

Answer: 18 April 2008

46. How many Teams played in the First IPL?

Answer: 8 (Eight)

47. Who won the First IPL in 2008?

Answer: Rajasthan Royals

48. How many Overs are played in IPL?

Answer: 20 Overs

49. How many Overs are played in T20?

Answer: 20 Overs

50. How many Overs are played in ICC World Cup?

Answer: 50 Overs


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51. Runner-Up of First IPL Match?
Answer: Chennai Super Kings

52. Where was the First IPL Tournament played?
Answer: DY Patil Stadium (Mumbai)

53. Who won the most IPLs?
Answer: Mumbai Indians

54. IPL is held after how many years?
Answer: 1 Year

55. Which IPL teams played from 2008?
Answer:
1) Kolkata Knight Riders
2) Royal Challengers Bangalore
3) Kings XI Punjab
4) Delhi Capitals
5) Mumbai Indians

56. Which IPL teams appeared in 2016?
Answer: Rising Pune Supergiant and Gujarat Lions

57. Who has the most number of Runs in IPL History?
Answer: Virat Kohli (5412 Runs till 2019)

58. Who has the most number of Wickets in IPL History?
Answer: Lasith Malinga

59. Who has the highest Individual Score in IPL History?
Answer: Chris Gayle (RCB)

60. Who has the Most Sixes (overall) in IPL History?
Answer: Chris Gayle

61. Who has the Most Fours (overall) in IPL History?
Answer: Shikhar Dhawan

62. Which Indian Cricket Stadium has the largest Capacity?
Answer: Sardar Patel Stadium (Ahmedabad-1,15,000 Capacity)

63. Which Stadium is used the most for Test Matches and ODIs in India?
Answer: Eden Gardens (Kolkata)

64. Which Stadium is used the most for T20 Matches in India?
Answer: Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium (Nagpur)

65. Which Cricket Stadium was First used in 2018?
Answer: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium (Dehradun) and Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium (Lucknow)


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66. Which Indian Captain holds the record for most Tests wins?
Answer: Virat Kohli (33)

67. Which is the oldest Cricket Stadium in India?
Answer: Eden Gardens (1864)

68. Which is the Second-Largest Cricket Stadium in India?
Answer: Eden Gardens (Capacity 67,000)

69. Which Country Invented Cricket?
Answer: England

70. How many Full Members are there in ICC that play Test Matches?
Answer: 12 (Twelve)

71. Oldest Test Cricket playing Country in the world?
Answer: England

72. Where is the Headquarter of ICC?
Answer: Dubai

73. When was ICC Established?
Answer: 15 June 1909

74. Who is the Chairman of ICC as of 2021?
Answer: Greg Barclay

75. Who is known as Run Machine in Cricket?
Answer: Virat Kohli

76. Who is the Queen of Cricket?
Answer: Mithali Raj

77. Who is known as Sixer King?
Answer: Yuvraj Singh

78. Who is the most successful Captain in the IPL?
Answer: Rohit Sharma

79. Who hit the Longest Six in History?
Answer: Shahid Afridi (158 m)

80. Who is chosen as the ICC Men’s Cricketer of the year 2017?
Answer: Virat Kohli


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81. Who won 100 matches in the Indian Premier League?
Answer: Mumbai Indians

82. Which players have hit Six Sixes in an over?
Answer:
1) Hazratullah Zazai (2018)
2 Sir Garfield Sobers (1968)
3 Ravi Shastri (1985)
4 Herschelle Gibbs (2007)
5 Yuvraj Singh (2007)
6 Alex Hales (2015)

83. Who hit the longest six in IPL History?
Answer: Albie Morkel

84. When was the India Women’s Cricket Team Established?
Answer: 1976

85. Which National Cricket Team is nicknamed as the Women in Blue?
Answer: 
India women’s Cricket Team

86. The Last President of the ICC?
Answer: Zaheer Abbas

87. Name of the First Captain of the Indian Cricket Team?
Answer: C.K. Nayudu (1932)

88. Name of the First Captain of the Indian ODI Team?
Answer: Ajit Wadekar (1974)

89. Name of the First Captain of the Indian T20 International Team?
Answer: Virender Sehwag (2006)

90. Which Indian player was sent back home during the 1936 England tour?
Answer: Lala Amarnath Bharadwaj

91. First Indian player to score a Triple Century?
Answer: Virender Sehwag

92. The First Player to complete 10,000 Runs in Test Cricket?
Answer: Sunil Gavaskar

93. The First Player to complete 10,000 Runs in ODI Cricket?
Answer: Sachin

94. The First Bowler to take 10 Wickets in an Innings?
Answer: Anil Kumble 

95. Name of the First Women’s Captain of the Indian Cricket Team?
Answer: Shantha Rangaswamy (1976)


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96. Name of the First Women’s Captain of the Indian ODI Team?
Answer: Diana Edulji

97. Name of the First Women’s Captain of the Indian T20 International Team?
Answer: Mithali Raj

98. Which stadium was used when India won the ICC World Cup in 2011?
Answer: Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai)

99. Which Country hosted the First ICC World Cup?
Answer: England

100. How many people are on the field when the Cricket Ball is considered Alive?
Answer: 15 (Fifteen)

101. How long was the Longest Test Match in History?
Answer: 9 Days

102. What does LBW stand for?
Answer: Leg Before Wicket

103. Which Cricketer is known as Turbanator?
Answer: Harbhajan Singh Plaha

104. When was Dhoni born?
Answer: 7 July 1981

105. First Female to Umpire in a T20 International Men’s Match?
Answer: Shivani Mishra

106. Deodhar Trophy is related to which sport?
Answer: Cricket

107. Who won the 2019 ICC World Cup?
Answer: England

108. What is the distance between the Popping Crease and the Bowling Crease?
Answer: 4 feet

109. What was the official name of the First Cricket World Cup?
Answer: The Prudential World Cup

110. Who has Umpired in the most Test Matches?
Answer: Aleem Dar

ICC World Cup Winners


No.YearWinnerRunner-Up
11975West IndiesAustralia
21979West IndiesEngland
31983IndiaWest Indies
41987AustraliaEngland
51992PakistanEngland
61996Sri LankaAustralia
71999AustraliaPakistan
82003AustraliaIndia
92007AustraliaSri Lanka
102011IndiaSri Lanka
112015AustraliaNew Zealand
122019EnglandNew Zealand
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