History of cricket Hi guys! Today I’m going to tell you about the most popular sport i.e. “Cricket” and “History of “Cricket”.
When was cricket started in the world? – The History Of Cricket
“Cricket” is a modern ball game started by the Britisher in the “16th century A.D”. Having originated in “South-East England”, it become the country national sports in the “18th century A.D.”
The earliest existing known “Code of Cricket” drawn up by certain ‘Noblemen and Gentlemen’ in London, 1744.
In 1760, “Hamblem Club” was founded and played a significant part in evolution of the game.
Marylebone Cricket Club
The world renewed cricket club “Marylebone Cricket Club or M.C.C” was formed in 1787, at ‘Lord in London’. The M.C.C gave proper shape to cricket by framing rules and regulation in 1835.
First International cricket match
The first ever international cricket game between U.S.A and Canada, in 1844. This match played on the ground of the “St George’s” Cricket Club in New York.
First Test Match
The first official test match held between “Australia and England” in “1877”. These country championships between Australia and England gave birth to “Imperial Cricket Club or I.C.C ” , in 1909 .
West Indies (1928), New Zealand (1930) , India (1932) and Pakistan (1952)
The international game grew with several” I.C.C.
Sri Lanka (1982), Zimbabwe (1992) and Bangladesh (2000). In the early “21th century” followed by Ireland and Afghanistan ( both 2018).
First Indian cricket club
The parsi community viewed these clubs as a way of cementing ties with the British colonial power.
First “Orient Cricket Club” of india established by the parsi community in “1848 in Mumbai”.
The first Indian community to start playing the game was the small community of Zoroastrian, the parsi .
First test match
India played first test match at “Gymkhana Ground, Mumbai in 1932” . The first official test match played by “India” against “England” in “1932”
“India won the world cup in 1983 and 2011 ”
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