The first worldwide T20 within the historical past of cricket was performed 15 years in the past today

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Today, T20 worldwide cricket has emerged as the preferred format in the entire world. Its reputation has reached a excessive and individuals are additionally extra all in favour of T20s than ODIs and Tests. The quantity of people that like it’s immense. But are you aware when it began? On this present day i.e. 17 February 2005, the primary T20 International match was performed between Australia and New Zealand 15 years in the past. In this historic match, Australia had a surprising win towards New Zealand by 44 runs. The match was held at Eden Park Stadium in Auckland. Kangaroo crew captain Ricky Ponting and Kiwi crew captain Stephen Fleming. <! –


Were ponting man of the Match

In this match, Australia determined to bat first. Australia scored a giant rating of 214 for 5 in 20 overs because of the stormy batting of Ricky Ponting (98 not out). Ponting had hit eight fours and 5 sixes in his innings of 55 balls. At the identical time, the New Zealand crew couldn’t obtain the goal even after a great begin. The Kiwis had been all out for 170 in 20 overs regardless of key innings by Scott Styrisch (66) and Brandon McCullum (36). For Australia, Michael Cosprovich took 4 wickets and Glenn McGrath took two wickets. Ponting was voted man of the match.

So occurred T- 20 Cricket Debut

T20 is the shortest format of cricket. It was initially delivered to the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) in 2003 for inter-county competitors on the skilled degree. The purpose was to speed up cricket, resulting from which the viewership on the sector and tv may enhance. This format has to this point been profitable within the cricket world. Given its success, the primary T20 World Cup was held in 2007, after solely two years. The title of this event was gained by India below the management of Mahendra Singh.

India's first T- 20

The Indian males's crew performed their first T20 International towards South Africa on December 1, 2006 on the Wanders Stadium in Johannesburg. The Indian crew went to South Africa for the one T20 International match. India's cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was additionally within the crew. This was his first and final T20 International match. The Indian crew had named the match with one ball and 6 wickets left. In this match, Indian crew captain Virender Sehwagathe was held by South Africa's command Graeme Smith.

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