Twenty20 Cricket Relatively new in the cricket arena, being introduced only in the yearTwenty20 is one of the forms of the game. In this form of a cricket game, there are two teams, each of which has to play a single innings. A single innings comprises of a maximum of 20 overs and lasts around 75 minutes. In T20 Cricket, the entire game lasts for not more than two and half hours One of the reasons of the popularity of Twenty20 Cricket is its short duration only, which has brought the game closer to the timespan of other famous team sports.
Cricketing authorities were looking to boost the game's popularity with the younger generation in response to dwindling crowds and reduced sponsorship. It was intended to deliver fast-paced, exciting cricket accessible to thousands of fans who were put off by the longer versions of the game.
Stuart Robertson, the marketing manager of the ECB, proposed a 20 over per innings game to county chairmen in and they voted 11—7 in favour of adopting the new format.
It drew a sell-out crowd of 20, which was the first time in nearly 25 years the ground had been completely sold out. It was intended that the tournament would be an annual event. A crowd of 11, was expected based on pre-match ticket sales.
However, an unexpected 16, turned up on the day to buy tickets, causing disruption and confusion for surprised Gabba staff as they were forced to throw open gates and grant many fans free entry. The Stanford Superstars won the first match,  however no further fixtures were held as Allen Stanford was charged with fraud in Canada also started their own league, known as Global T20 Canadawhich had an inaugural edition of the tournament in The game was played in a light-hearted manner — both sides turned out in kit similar to that worn in the s, the New Zealand team's a direct copy of that worn by the Beige Brigade.
Australia won the game comprehensively, and as the result became obvious towards the end of the NZ innings, the players and umpires took things less seriously — Glenn McGrath jokingly replayed the Trevor Chappell underarm incident from a ODI between the two sides, and Billy Bowden showed him a mock red card red cards are not normally used in cricket in response.
The first Twenty20 international in England was played between England and Australia at the Rose Bowl in Hampshire on 13 Junewhich England won by a margin of runs, a record victory which lasted until In a first, each player's nickname appeared on the back of his uniform, rather than his surname.
The international match drew a crowd of 38, people at The Gabba. Australia convincingly won the match with man of the match Damien Martyn scoring 96 runs.
On 16 February New Zealand defeated West Indies in a tie-breaking bowl-out 3—0; runs were scored apiece in the game proper.
The game was the last international match played by Chris Cairns — NZC handed out life-size cardboard masks of his face to patrons as they entered the ground. The first tournament was in in South Africa where India defeated Pakistan in the final. In December it was decided to hold a qualifying tournament with a over format to better prepare the teams.
It was the first time in Cricket history when a T20 World Cup tournament took place in an Asian country. Impact on the game[ edit ] Twenty20 matches can have some exciting displays such as when the batsmen run out to the pitch Twenty20 cricket is claimed to have resulted in a more athletic and explosive form of cricket.
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Pakistan will certainly have the momentum on their side when they take on Australia in the upcoming three-match T20 series. The opening game of the series will be played on 24th October at Abu Dhabi. England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB.
The four teams from the ICC World Twenty20 Americas Qualifier A, will be aiming to join Bermuda and Cayman Islands which qualified in March, in the Americas Final next year. The Town of Morrisville, Raleigh in North Carolina will play host to an international cricket tournament for the first time ever at the newly built community cricket.
Twenty20 match format is a form of limited overs cricket in that it involves two teams, each with a single innings, the key feature being that each team bats for a maximum of 20 overs.
Nov 25, · The hosts take a series lead into the final Twenty20 against India at the SCG (pm AEDT) after it was saved by the rain from defending a small total in the second match. Watch live on Fox Cricket or follow our live blog at the bottom of the page! MATCH CENTRE: Live scoreboard, video highlights.