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

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

Last Updated: 9 July 2020

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, its 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

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

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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