Twenty20 International

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A Twenty20 International (T20I) is a form of cricket which is played over 20 overs per side between two national cricket teams. The game is played under the rules of Twenty20 cricket. The first Twenty20 International took place on 17 February 2005. Australia defeated New Zealand by 44 runs at Eden Park in Auckland. The International Cricket Council gave rankings for the shortest format of the game on October 24, 2011 with England at top.[1]

Twenty20 International teams[change | edit source]

The nations are listed below with the date of each nation's Twenty20 International debut shown in brackets.

  1.  Australia (17 February 2005)
  2.  New Zealand (17 February 2005)
  3.  England (13 June 2005)
  4.  South Africa (21 October 2005)
  5.  West Indies (16 February 2006)
  6.  Sri Lanka (15 June 2006)
  7.  Pakistan (28 August 2006)
  8.  Bangladesh (28 November 2006)
  9.  Zimbabwe (28 November 2006)
  10.  India (1 December 2006)
  11.  Kenya (1 September 2007)
  12.  Scotland (12 September 2007)
  13.  Netherlands (2 August 2008)
  14.  Ireland (2 August 2008)
  15.  Canada (2 August 2008)
  16.  Bermuda (3 August 2008)
  17.  Afghanistan (2 February 2010)

References[change | edit source]