QUIZ: Australia in ODI World Cups

March 29 marks the anniversary of Australia’s fifth World Cup victory which they completed with a resounding victory in the final played at MCG in 2015. Australia remains the only side with such a heavy trophy cabinet. How well do you know their World Cup journey? Here is a quiz to test your knowledge:
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Which Australian bowler dismissed Mike Gatting in the 1987 final which led to England’s downfall during the run-chase?
Mike Gatting was caught by wicketkeeper Greg Dyer for 41 in a failed attempt to reverse-sweep Allan Border. His dismissal changed the course of the match.
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Which Australian cricketer scored the winning runs in the 1999 World Cup final and took the winning catch in the final of the 2003 edition?
Darren Lehmann struck the winning runs in the 1999 World Cup final and took Zaheer Khan’s catch to complete Australia’s victory in the 2003 World Cup.
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In 2011, which side broke Australia’s unbeaten run which lasted 34 World Cup games?
Australia were unbeaten for a record 34 matches between the 1999 and 2011 World Cups (including a tie and one no result) before losing to Pakistan in their last group stage game in 2011.
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Which cricketer has won the most Man-of-the-Match awards for Australia in 50-over World Cups?
Glenn McGrath has won six Man-of-the-Match awards in World Cups for Australia. Next on the list is Mark Waugh (5).
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Roy Fredricks became the first batsman to get out hit-wicket in ODIs during the 1975 World Cup final. Which Australian bowler took the wicket?
Roy Fredricks was the first batsman to be dismissed in the 1975 World Cup final, dismissed by Dennis Lillee for 7.
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Who is the only Australian to take a hat-trick in 50-over World Cups?

Brett Lee took a hat-trick against Kenya during the 2003 World Cup at Durban. He is also the only Australian to take a T20I World Cup hat-trick which came against Bangladesh in 2007.

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Who is the only Australian cricketer to win a Man-of-the-Match award in a World Cup semi-final as well as a World Cup final?
Shane Warne was the Man-of-the-Match in the 1999 World Cup semi-final (against South Africa) and also the final (against Pakistan). He also won this award against West Indies in the 1996 World Cup semi-final.
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Who holds the record for the highest individual score in World Cups for Australia?
David Warner struck 178 against Afghanistan during the 2015 World Cup. Next on the list is Matthew Hayden who plundered 158 against West Indies in 2007.
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Which of these Australian cricketers was a part of their World Cup-winning squad in 2003 but did not feature in a single game?
Nathan Hauritz replaced Shane Warne, who tested positive for doping, in Australia’s World Cup squad a few days prior to the tournament but did not find a spot in the playing XI in any match.
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Which of these Australian cricketers played only one World Cup game for Australia, that too as a captain?
George Bailey led Australia in their tournament opener during the 2015 World Cup, filling in for the injured Michael Clarke. Clarke later came back into the XI with Bailey dropping out.
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