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The details of important dates in the history of cricket and about cricket are provided below. Although, the game is being played from the 16th century, it was only during the 19th century that the first international match in cricket was played. It is believed that the game was first played in the country of the United Kingdom. It is in this very country that the sport began developing and generate a great deal of…
The first international cricket match took place between USA and Canada. It is regarded as the first ever international cricket match officially. It took place between September 25 and 27. It was played at the St. George's Cricket club, Bloomingdale park, New York, USA. Canada won that match by 23 runs.
The first officially recognized Test match started on the 15 March 1877, contested by England and Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, where Australia won by 45 runs. England won the second ever match (also at the MCG) by four wickets, thus drawing the series 1-1. This was not the first ever international cricket match however, which was played between Canada and the United States, on the 24th and 25th of September 1844.