Sunday, January 7, 2007

World Cup Cricket Quiz

1. Lost the World Cup Cricket Final
2. India never played Pakistan until the 1992 World Cup in Australia. But since then, they have played each other once every World Cup with India winning all the 4 matches.
3. India won the match by 10 wickets, the highest possible margin of victory for a team batting second.
4. Wasim Akram
5. It was Clive Lloyd again, though this time he finished one short of the highest honours.
6. Chetan Sharma took the first hat-trick of the Cricket World Cup at Nagpur in the 1987 Reliance World Cup. Gavaskar scored a breath-taking century, his first, to ensure that India finish first in their pool. Both happened in the same match against Newzealand and they became the first joint winners of the Man of the match award in the World Cup. The UAE pair was the second joint winner of this award.
7. Martin Crowe in 1992, this was the first time that the man- of- the- series was awarded in the Cricket World Cup.
8. Gavin Hamiltion
9. The title sponsors of the Cricket World Cups - Prudential in the first three editions in England, Reliance in 1987 ( India), Benson & Hedges in 1992 (Australia/NZ) & Wills in 1996. Since then the ICC has stopped alloting title sponsorship rights to anyone. It's now simply known as the ICC World Cup.
10. Rickey Ponting

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