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This quiz will test your knowledge on Sri Lankan cricket!

Sri Lanka Cricket Quiz

So, you think you’re an expert on Sri Lankan cricket? Test your knowledge on Sri Lankan cricket with this quiz!


  • Question /

    Which player was Sri Lanka’s first Test captain?

    • Arjuna Ranatunga
    • Bandula Warnapura
  • Question /

    What year did Sri Lanka play their first Test match?

    • 1982
    • 1986
  • Question /

    Who is this player?

    • Brendon Kuruppu
    • Arjuna Ranatunga
    • Kumar Sangakkara
  • Question /

    Which opposition did Muttiah Muralitharan take his final Test wicket against?

    • West Indies
    • Australia
    • India
    • Zimbabwe
  • Question /

    Which opening batting combination is credited with revolutionising ODI cricket in 1996?

    • Jayasuriya-Tharanga
    • Mahanama-Jayasuriya
    • Jayasuriya-Kaluwitharana
  • Question /

    Who scored Sri Lanka’s first Test century?

    • Duleep Mendis
    • Ranjan Madugalle
    • Sidath Wettimuny
  • Question /

    Who is this Sri Lankan cricketer whom Garry Sobers is said to have called ‘the greatest batsman ever on earth’?

    • Chandika Hathurusingha
    • Mahadevan Sathasivam
    • Ranjan Madugalle
  • Question /

    Which cricketer played most matches as captain of Sri Lanka?

    • Mahela Jayawardena
    • Arjuna Ranatunga
      Arjuna Ranatunga
  • Question /

    Which bowler took 16 wickets in a Test match against England in 1998?

    • Chaminda Vaas
    • Muttiah Muralitharan
    • Lasith Malinga
  • Question /

    Which batsman has scored the most ODI centuries for Sri Lanka at World Cups?

    • Kumar Sangakkara
    • Sanath Jayasuriya
    • Aravinda de Silva
  • Question /

    Which player scored the first T20I century for Sri Lanka?

    • Sanath Jayasuriya
    • Mahela Jayawardena
    • Tillakaratne Dilshan
  • Question /

    Which player captained the side and also opened the batting in Test cricket?

    • Photo
      Marvan Atapattu
    • Photo
      Angelo Mathews
  • Question /

    Which bowler registered the first hat-trick for Sri Lanka in Test cricket?

    • Muttiah Muralitharan
    • Rangana Herath
    • Nuwan Zoysa
  • Question /

    When did Sri Lanka first win a Test series in Australia?

    • 1996
    • 2007
    • Sri Lanka has never won a Test series in Australia.
  • Question /

    Which player scored a Test century on debut?

    • Aravinda de Silva
    • Romesh Kaluwitharana
    • Thisara Perera
  • Question /

    Who holds the record for the highest ODI score by a Sri Lankan?

    • Sanath Jayasuriya
    • Kumar Sangakkara
    • Tillakaratne Dilshan
  • Question /

    Which Sri Lankan batsman has scored the most Test runs in Australia?

    • Kumar Sangakkara
    • Aravinda de Silva
    • Mahela Jayawardena
  • Question /

    Which fast bowler has the most Test wickets for Sri Lanka?

    • Lasith Malinga
      Lasith Malinga
    • Photo
      Chaminda Vaas
  • Question /

    Who has scored the most Test centuries for Sri Lanka?

    • Thilan Samaraweera
    • Aravinda de Silva
    • Kumar Sangakkara
  • Question /

    Who is this?

    Duleep Mendis
    • Brendon Kuruppu
    • Amal Silva
    • Duleep Mendis
  • Question /

    Who has scored the most ODI runs for Sri Lanka?

    • Kumar Sangakkara
    • Aravinda de Silva
    • Mahela Jayawardena
  • Question /

    What is the oldest first-class cricket club in Sri Lanka?

    • Sinhalese Sports Club
    • Tamil Union
    • Colombo Cricket Club
  • Question /

    What year did Sri Lanka gain Test status?

    • 1982
    • 1981
    • 1948
  • Question /

    Who scored the first double-century for Sri Lanka in Tests?

    • Sidath Wettimuny
    • Brendon Kuruppu
    • Duleep Mendis
  • Question /

    Which two players formed the most-succesful Test opening batting combination in history for Sri Lanka?

    • Jayasuriya-Atapattu
    • Kaluwitharana-Jayasuriya
    • Karunaratne-Silva
  • Question /

    Who is this Sri Lankan cricketer who scored two Test centuries?

    • Athula Samarasekara
    • Amal Silva
    • Roy Dias
  • Question /

    Who holds the record for the highest Test score by a Sri Lankan?

    • Mahela Jayawardena
    • Kumar Sangakkara
    • Sanath Jayasuriya
  • Question /

    How many Test wickets did the great Murali finish his career with?

    • 708
    • 859
    • 800
  • Question /

    Who is this?

    Brendon Kuruppu
    • Brendon Kuruppu
    • Brian Rajadurai
    • Ravi Ratnayake
  • Question /

    Which year did Sri Lanka first compete in a World Cup?

    • 1985
    • 1975
    • 1992

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