World Cup Quiz 1999, 2003, 2007

Take our quiz to see how much you remember from previous editions of the Cricket World Cup.

Australia beat Sri Lanka by 53 runs to win the 2007 World Cup for the third successive time and fourth overall. | Getty Images

1. Which Indian cricketer was part of the 1999 World Cup squad, but unfortunately never got to play a game in the tournament?

2. Two grounds with trees inside them at that point hosted matches in the 1999 World Cup. Which among the following did not have a tree inside?

3. Bangladesh caused one of the biggest upsets of the 1999 World Cup defeating Pakistan in its group encounter at Northampton. Which Bangladeshi won the man of the match in this game?

4. Which Kiwi scored a sensational knock of 141 against Sri Lanka in his side's group game at Bloemfontein in 2003? This would eventually become the highest score in his ODI career.

5. Which unusual mode of dismissal accounted for Canada's Joe Harris in the side's group match against Sri Lanka in the 2003 World Cup, when the team was famously dismissed for 36?

6. Which of the following is not true with respect to Shoaib Akhtar’s feats in Pakistan’s group game against England in the 2003 World Cup?

7. Which cricketer had a very unusual 2007 World Cup with four ducks and two sensational knocks of 92 against Australia and 146 against West Indies?

8. In a bizarre end to the 2007 World Cup, in fading light, Australia had to resort to bowling spinners to Sri Lanka in order to close out the match as a formality. So, who ended up bowling the last over?

9. Who did a star all-round turn for England against West Indies at the Kensington Oval by scoring 79(68) and taking 3 for 39?

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