Cricket Lingo - It's A Thing. How Many Of These Words Do You Know?

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 Nov 30, 2018

1 of 18Choose the correct answer!

How many players are in each team?
9
8
11

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A googly is also sometimes referred to as a _____.
Cupple
Bosie
Mosie

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Which of the following is considered a pitch that is exceptionally good?
Doosra
Jaffa
Pebble

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A perhapser is a risky or erratic ____.
Block
Stroke
Kick

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What animal is used to refer to a player who hasn't scored?
Penguin
Duck
Donkey

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An undefeated batsman is also known as a:
Green inker
Red inker
Black inker

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A Dorothy Dix is a slang for scoring ___ runs.
Nine
Six
Eight

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The ground between two sets of stumps is also known as the _____.
Ticket
Socket
Wicket

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What do you call the audio device that determines if a batsman is out?
Xylo
Snicko
Parko

10 of 18Choose the correct answer!

The Ashes involve the rivalry between which two teams?
England and Australia
Germany and Austria
France and England

11 of 18Choose the correct answer!

What do you call a ball that does not bounce?
Cork
Batsman
Beamer

12 of 18Choose the correct answer!

A chinaman is a bowler who delivers the ball with his chest facing the batsman.
True
False

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This term refers to when the batting side ends their innings before all of their players are out.
Declaration
Emancipation
Conclusion

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Which of the following terms refer to as an easy catch?
Cocker
Dolly
Soosra

15 of 18Choose the correct answer!

What does LBW stand for?
Leaning Before the Wicket
Leg Before Wicket
Left Ball Wonder

16 of 18Choose the correct answer!

Which of the following refers to a bar graph?
Sydney
London
Manhattan

17 of 18Choose the correct answer!

Nelson is a superstition that ____ and its multiples are unlucky.
212
101
111

18 of 18Choose the correct answer!

This refers to when a batsmen gets a duck in both innings.
Pair
Outswing
Conincidence
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