Cricket Centurion Quiz
Activity Cricket Centurion Quiz
Curriculum Area CPSHE & P.E
NC Objectives CPSHE: 3a) & P.E: 2c)

Main learning objective

To understand some of the basics of the game of cricket.


Lesson plan and supporting resources

Introduction 15 minutes
  • Discuss the aims of the game and basic rules of the game of cricket.
  • Select a couple of pupils to try to explain the game to the rest of the class, making it as simple as possible and then moving to a few more of the complicated and unknown rules.
  • Check understanding of the rest of the class.


Main Activity 25 Minutes
  • Open the Who Wants to Score a Century quiz in the Activity section and begin the quiz. Alernatively, use the PowerPoint slideshow available in the Downloads section.
  • Use the quiz as a competition between teams or use it as a whole class quiz and discussion of each of the points to help the pupils build up an understanding of the game of cricket.
  • When a question is answered incorrectly, start back to the beginning to reinforce the basics covered so far.


Plenary 10 Minutes
  • Move around the class and ask the pupils to tell the rest of the class something that they have learnt about the game of cricket throughout the lesson.
Interactive Resources

The following resource is available as an interactive activity within this module. Click on the link below to access it from the Activity section. Alternatively you can download the activity as a PowerPoint presentation from the Downloads section.