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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 of

    Which player was Sri Lanka’s first Test captain?

    • Arjuna Ranatunga
    • Bandula Warnapura
  • Question of

    What year did Sri Lanka play their first Test match?

    • 1982
    • 1986
  • Question of

    Who is this player?

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

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

    • West Indies
    • Australia
    • India
    • Zimbabwe
  • Question of

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

    • Jayasuriya-Tharanga
    • Mahanama-Jayasuriya
    • Jayasuriya-Kaluwitharana
  • Question of

    Who scored Sri Lanka’s first Test century?

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

    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 of

    Which cricketer played most matches as captain of Sri Lanka?

    • Mahela Jayawardena
    • Arjuna Ranatunga
      Arjuna Ranatunga
  • Question of

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

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

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

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

    Which player scored the first T20I century for Sri Lanka?

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

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

    • Photo
      Marvan Atapattu
    • Photo
      Angelo Mathews
  • Question of

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

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

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

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

    Which player scored a Test century on debut?

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • Lasith Malinga
      Lasith Malinga
    • Photo
      Chaminda Vaas
  • Question of

    Who has scored the most Test centuries for Sri Lanka?

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

    Who is this?

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

    Who has scored the most ODI runs for Sri Lanka?

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

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

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

    What year did Sri Lanka gain Test status?

    • 1982
    • 1981
    • 1948
  • Question of

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 708
    • 859
    • 800
  • Question of

    Who is this?

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

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

    • 1985
    • 1975
    • 1992

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