The Cricket what we play today was initially known to be played in England. During 1760, Hambledon Club - the Worlds first cricket club was formed, which organized the techniques of batting and bowling and through the effort of the club the game started getting popularity and cricket is considered to be a national sport of England. In 1835, The Merylebone Cricket Club (MCC) formulated fresh rules and regulations of Cricket. The first official County Championship Matches were started in 1973. After the formation of ICC, the game became internationally popular. Now Cricket is played almost around the globe, especially popular in India, Australia, New Zealand, UK, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, South Africa and West Indian nations.
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