Quiz: How Well Do You Know Cricket Slang?


Are you a bowler or a batter?

Test to see how well you know the slang and terminology of cricket. Take the quiz to see what you know!

 Jul 18, 2016
1 of 10Pick your answer!
What is "batting"?
The act of defending one's wicket and scoring runs
Losing three or more games in a row
Getting a foul
2 of 10Pick your answer!
What is "bowling"?
The act of delivering the cricket ball to the batsman
Striking out
What the batsman does once they've received the ball
3 of 10Pick your answer!
What is an "agricultural shot"?
A shot that completely misses
A shot made by the goalie
A swing across the line of the ball
4 of 10Pick your answer!
What is an "all-rounder"?
A player adept at both batting and bowling
A close game
A player that has played for more than ten years
5 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a "backlift"?
An illegal shot
The lifting of the bat in preparation to hit the ball
Pick up another player to disarm them
6 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a "bite"?
A ferocious player
A lost game
The turn a spin bowler is able to produce on a pitch
7 of 10Pick your answer!
What does it mean to "chuck" the ball?
To drop it
To throw it instead of bowling
To play a game without a ball
8 of 10Pick your answer!
What is the name for someone who plays Cricket?
A creeker
A cricketer
A critter
9 of 10Pick your answer!
What is a "Nelson"?
A score of 111
A brand of equipment for Cricket
The name of a famous team
10 of 10Pick your answer!
What are the "wickets"?
The fans
The players who score
A set of stumps and bails
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