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Which English monarch made cricket illegal in 1477?
a. Henry IV
b. William IV
c. George IV
d. Edward IV
Edward IV - Edward decided to ban cricket in 1477 because it distracted the English army from archery
In cricket, the stumps must be how many inches tall?
28 - A wicket consists of three stumps that are placed into the ground, and topped with two bails.
In 1946, which became the first English county to win the
Yorkshire - County Championship is the domestic first-class cricket competition in England and Wales.
The first Cricket World Cup was organised by England in which
1975 - The finals of the World Cup are contested by the ten full members of the ICC.
Who received "Cricketer of the Year" at the 2013 ICC Awards?
a. Michael Clarke
b. Mahela Jayawardena
c. Joe Root
d. Chaminda Vaas
Michael Clarke - Michael is considered to be one of Australia's greatest ever cricket batsmen.
How many players are there on a cricket team?
Eleven - Cricket is the world's second most popular sport.
Who was affectionately known as the "Grand Old Man" of English
a. WG Grace
b. Brian Lara
c. Pelham Warner
d. Darren Gough
Pelham Warner - After retiring from cricket as a player, Pelham became a tour manager.
The SSE SWALEC Stadium is located in which UK city?
Cardiff - Until 2015, the SSE SWALEC Stadium was known as Sophia Gardens.
What is the main material used in the making of a cricket ball?
Cork - A cricket ball consists of cork covered by leather.
Cricket is the national sport of which country?
d. United States
England - Cricket was first played in southern England in or before the 16th century.
With which county did batsman Jack Hobbs spend his whole
Surrey - Jack played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934.
As of 2015, how many Championship wins did the Derbyshire CCC
One - Derbyshire County Cricket Club won the Championship in 1936.
The Sheffield Shield is the domestic first-class competition of
Australia - The cricket tournament is contested between teams from the six states of Australia.
How wide is each wicket, in inches?
Nine - The wicket is defended by a batsman.
Who is the only List-A cricketer in history to make two double
a. Ali Brown
b. Kumar Sangakkara
c. Graham Gooch
d. Viv Richards
Ali Brown - Brown scored over 15,000 runs during his career in first class cricket.
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