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
Pebble
Jaffa

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

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

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

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

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

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

10 of 18Choose the correct answer!

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

11 of 18Choose the correct answer!

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

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

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

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

15 of 18Choose the correct answer!

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

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

17 of 18Choose the correct answer!

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

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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