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The Exciting T20 World Cricket Match With the Presence of the USA

The International cricket match in the USA

Dr. Preeti Singh
ILLUMINATION
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3 min readJun 18, 2024

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Background of cricket

Cricket matches have been very popular the world over. I am not an expert on cricket but I watch it once in a while and it hooks me especially when there are international matches or the Indian Premier League (IPL) that have international players.

The cricketers have big prize money. Yet the USA did not show its presence in any world matches.

Every time international matches took place I missed the presence of the USA. in these matches.

England has always been the promoter of cricket matches. The game was played in England in the mid-16th century. It spread globally as the British Empire expanded, with the international matches starting in the late 19th century.

The first international cricket match was held between the USA and Canada in 1844 at the St. George’s Cricket Club in New York. Canada defeated the USA to win the match by 23 runs.

After that, the USA never participated in international cricket matches.

In the 20th century, The Imperial Cricket Club was formed in 1909. The first members were England…

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Dr. Preeti Singh
ILLUMINATION

Doctorate in Finance, Professor, Author, I write about Life’s experiences, edutech. 9xTop writer.