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Question 1: In the sport of ________, batting is the act or skill of hitting the cricket ball with a cricket bat to score runs or prevent the loss of one's wicket.
Indoor cricketCricketBat-and-ball gamesOlympic Games

Question 2: The legality of such a ploy was questioned during the series but the shot was cleared by the ________ as legal.
England cricket teamCricket World CupInternational Cricket CouncilIndia national cricket team

Question 3: In ________ an additional important statistic is the strike rate, the rate at which a batsman scores his runs.
One Day InternationalTwenty20Limited overs cricketTest cricket

Question 4: The advent of ________, with its emphasis on rapid run-scoring, has led to increasing use of unorthodox shots to hit the ball into gaps where there are no fielders.
Limited overs cricketTest cricketOne Day InternationalTwenty20

Question 5: Strategies vary between the two main forms of international cricket, Test cricket and ________ cricket.
Cricket World CupOne Day InternationalSri Lanka national cricket teamTwenty20

Question 6: The main statistic for batting is the ________, the mean score achieved by the batsman over his career.
Batting averageOn-base percentageHome runGrand slam (baseball)

Question 7: A switch hit is a shot pioneered by ________ in 2008, and first used during the New Zealand series in England in 2008.
Kevin PietersenIan BellPaul CollingwoodAndrew Flintoff

Question 8: ________ of Australia has been said to have "the most brutal reverse-sweep in the game".
Adam GilchristRicky PontingDamien MartynShane Warne

Question 9: The most famous example of a reverse sweep backfiring was in the case of Mike Gatting of England against Allan Border of Australia in the ________ final.
1996 Cricket World Cup1992 Cricket World Cup1987 Cricket World CupM. A. Chidambaram Stadium

Question 10: A "scoop" shot (also known as Paddle Scoop or Mariller shot or "Dil Scoop only in Sri Lanka") has been used by a number of first-class batsman, the first being ________.
Mark VermeulenTatenda TaibuDouglas MarillierDouglas Hondo

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