A former England cricket all-rounder, Kevin Pietersen was born in?
Pietersen was born to an African father and English mother in South Africa in 1980 and then moved to England in 2000. Being of English ancestry, Pietersen was eligible for the England team and made his international debut in ODI formats against Zimbabwe in 2004 and the test match debut in 2005 against Australia.
Indian spinner Anil Kumble managed to take 10 wickets in a single innings of a test match in 1999. What was the country of the opposite team?
It was against Pakistan in 1999. Definitely, Anil Kumble will never forget the moment. The venue was the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium in New Delhi. Kumble only took 26.3 overs to achieve this milestone and he became the second bowler in the history of cricket to take a ten-wicket haul in an inning.
Who among the following is the highest wicket taker in all formats of cricket?
No doubt. It is Muttiah Muralitharan. A former offspinner from Sri Lanka is the leading wicket-taker in all formats of international cricket history with 1347 wickets. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack in 2002 rated this magical spinner as the greatest test match bowler ever.
Which cricketer had scored fastest century in ODI cricket?
Against the West Indies bowling attack, AB de Villiers scored the fastest ODI hundred in just 31 balls in 2015. In that match, he scored 149 runs off just 44 balls helping the South African team to reach a massive 439 total.
What is the slang term given to a ball that is bowled so well that it is considered unplayable by the batsman?
It is Jaffa. Usually, this is an exceptionally well bowled that is practically very hard to play by a batsman. Usually, but not always a fast bowler delivers a "Jaffa".
Indian cricketer Virat Kohli played his first ODI against which country?
Kohli played his first one-day international cricket against Sri Lanka in 2008 at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium. He only managed to score 12 runs off 22 deliveries with just one 4. The total score of the Indian team was 146-10 after 46 overs. Nuwan Kulasekara took the wicket of Kohli with an lbw. However, the Sri Lankan team won the match by 8 wickets with 91 balls remaining.
Can you name the biennial international Test cricket series played between England and Australia?
The answer is "The Ashes". It is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia. On 29th of August 1882, Australia defeated England in a cricket match played at Kennington Oval in London. A day later sporting times carried a mock arbitrary of the English cricket which concluded that the body will be cremated and the ashes will be taken to Australia. Since that time, the series was named as "The Ashes" series.
Which country won the first Cricket World Cup in 1975?
The first cricket world cup final match was held between West Indies and Australia in 1975. West Indies managed to win the world cup by defeating Australia by 17 runs. West Indies scored 291 runs for 8 wickets. But the Australian team was all out for 274 runs.
Who has got the highest score in T20i?
Aaron Finch (AJ Finch - Australian cricketer) holds the record of the highest individual t20 runs. He scored 172 runs in 76 balls with16 fours and 10 sixes against Zimbabwe in 2018 at the Harare cricket stadium.
For how many days is a Test match scheduled?
A test match runs for 5 days. This is the form of Cricket that has the longest duration and that is considered as the highest standard of the Cricket. A test match is played between national representative teams with "Test" status. For your knowledge, the first officially recognized cricket match took place between England and Australia between 15 and 19 March in 1877 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and Australia won the match by 45 runs.
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