Indian Cricket GK: General Knowledge

GK on Indian Cricket


  • Cricket was introduced to India by British merchant sailors in the 18th century.
  • Establishment of the first cricket club: 792
  • The Indian Nation Cricket Team is also known as Men in Blue.
  • BCCI governs the Indian National Cricket Team
  • Full form of BCCI is Board of Control for Cricket in India.
  • INCT is full member ICC with Test, ODI and T20I.
  • ICC stands for International Cricket Council.
  • Sunil Joshi is the chairman of the national selection panel
  • Cricket plays a major role in GDP of India



  • Year of foundation:
  • Date of foundation: 4 December
  • Type of organisation: Autonomous
  • Headquarter: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
  • Affiliation with: International Cricket Council (31st May, 1926)
  • Current president: Sourav Ganguly
  • Current vice president: Rajeev Shukla
  • Secretary: Jay Shah
  • Coaches: Ramesh Powar (women’s), Rahul Dravid (men’s)
  • BCCI launched IPL in 2008
  • Full form of IPL is Indian Premier League

Ranji Trophy

  • Named after: Ranjitsinhji
  • Administrator: BCCI
  • Current format: First-class cricket
  • Most successful team: Mumbai
  • Qualification tournament: Irani Cup
  • Batter with most runs: Wasim Jaffer
  • Bowler with most wickets: Rajinder Goel


  • Administrator: BCCI
  • Current format: T20I
  • First edition: 2008
  • Most successful team: Mumbai Indians
  • Current teams: 01. Chennai Super Kings. 02. Delhi Capitals. 03. Gujarat Titans. 04. Kolkata Knight Riders. 05. Lucknow Super Giants. 06. Mumbai Indians. 07. Punjab Kings. 08. Rajasthan Royals. 09. Royal Challengers Bangalore. 10. Sunrisers Hyderabad.
  • Defunct teams: 01. Deccan Chargers. 02. Kochi Tuskers Kerala. 03. Pune Warriors India. 04. Rising Pune Supergiant, and 1 other.

Quiz on Indian Cricket

Question 01. Under which act did BCCI form?

(a). Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act
(b). Mumbai Societies Registration Act
(c). Maharastra Societies Registration Act
(d). Saurastra Societies Registration Act

Question 02. Who was the first president of BCCI?

(a). DA Allen
(b). JA Snow
(c). Grant Govan
(d). FJ Titmus

Question 03. Which one of the following team is not run by BCCI?

(a). India A
(b). National under-19 cricket team
(c). India B
(d). None of the above

Question 04. Who appoints the Chairman of the National Selection Panel?

(a). Cricket Advisory Committee
(b). President of BCCI
(c). Chairman of ICC
(d). President of IPL

Question 05. Which is a men’s domestic cricket format?

(a). Vijay Hazare Trophy
(b). Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
(c). BCCI Corporate Trophy
(d). All of the above

Question 06. Which is a women’s domestic cricket format?

(a). Women’s Senior One Day Trophy
(b). Women’s T20 Challenge
(c). Senior Women’s Challenger Trophy
(d). All of the above

Question 07. Which one of the following is a male junior level under 16 tournaments?

(a). C. K. Nayudu Trophy
(b). Cooch Behar Trophy
(c). Vijay Merchant Trophy
(d). Vinoo Mankad Teophy

Question 08. First edition of Ranji trophy

(a). 1934–35
(b). 1930–31
(c). 1925–28
(d). 1944–45

Question 09. Which team was the first runner up of Ranji Trophy?

(a). Nawanagar
(b). Northern India
(c). Services
(d). Maharashtra

Question 10. Which is a type of List A Cricket?

(a). Duleep Trophy
(b). Ranji Trophy
(c). Both a and b
(d). Deodhar Trophy

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Question 11. Which is a type of first class cricket?

(a). Irani Trophy
(b). Vijay Hazare Trophy
(c). Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
(d). All of the above

Question 12. Select defunct team

(a). Royal Challengers Bangalore
(b). Kolkata Knight Riders
(c). Gujarat Lions
(d). None of the above

Question 13. Which is the home ground of Rajasthan Royals?

(a). Narendra Modi Stadium
(b). BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium
(c). Inderjit Singh Bindra Stadium
(d). Sawai Mansingh Stadium

Question 14. Who is the chairman of IPL IPL Governing Council?

(a). Brijesh Patel
(b). Arun Singh Dhumal
(c). Pragyan Ojha
(d). Jay Shah

Question 15. Who is the chairman of BCCI Selection Committee Members?

(a). Debashish Mohanty
(b). Chetan Sharma
(c). Harvinder Singh
(d). Sunil Joshi

Answer key


Questions on Indian Cricket

Question 01: Where is M. A. Chidambaram Stadium located?

Answer: Chennai.

Question 02: Who is the owner of Gujarat Titans?


  • Steve Koltes
  • Donald Mackenzie
  • Rolly van Rappard

Question 03: Who is captain of Rajasthan Royals (2022)?

Answer: Sanju Samson

Question 04: Who are sponsors of team India?


  • Team Sponsor: Byju’s
  • Title Sponsor: Paytm
  • Kit Sponsor: MPL Sports
  • Official Partners: LafargeHolcim, Hyundai Motor India Limited
  • Official Broadcaster: Star Sports

Question 05: What are some International Cricket Ground in India?

Answer: Eden Gardens, Arun Jaitley Stadium, M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Wankhede Stadium, Green Park, Brabourne Stadium, Narendra Modi Stadium, Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium,
Barabati Stadium, Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad, Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground, Indira Priyadarshini Stadium, Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, etc.

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