All cricket tournaments?

There are various cricket tournaments organized worldwide, and many players represent their countries. Cricket originated in southeast England in the 18th century and developed worldwide in the 19th and 20th centuries. This game is played between two teams, and each team has eleven players. In addition, various upcoming tournaments of cricket are going to be held to provide great entertainment to viewers.

How many cricket tournaments are there in the world?

It is crucial to know about the types of cricket tournaments in order to understand them completely. In addition, there are various tournaments organized all around the world, and many countries take participate in them.

T20 World Cup

The T20 World Cup is a great source of excitement and entertainment as this cricket match is very lucrative. In addition, each Series of this specific tournament is significant. The trophy weight of the T20 World Cup is 7.5 kg. There are some crucial things about this tournament that one needs to know including:

  • First edition – 2007;
  • Administration – International Cricket Council (ICC);
  • Format – T20 International;
  • Most Successful Team – West Indies.

ICC Champions trophy

ICC championship trophy event was launched in 1998, and the first game was played between South Africa and Bangladesh. The first two editions were played on the basis of a Knockout, but after that, teams were divided into two groups.

ICC Cricket World Cup

ICC Cricket World Cup takes place every four years. There are 50 overs allowed in the ICC World Cup tournament. The administration of this tournament is Internet Cricket Council (ICC). The first edition of the World Cup was organized in 1975, and Australia is the most successful team. In addition, it is one of the biggest and most important tournaments of cricket.

Ashes Series

Ashes Series is often organized between two countries Australia and England. The administration of this tournament is International Cricket Tournament (ICC), and its format is Test Cricket. The first edition was organized in 1882-83. Further, Australia is the most successful team in Ashes Series. 

Asia Cup

Asia Cup is one of the oldest Cricket tournaments, and its first event was organized in 1984 in Sharjah. The main body that conducts this event is the Asian Cricket Council (ACC). All Asian-specific countries are allowed to participate in the Asia Cup. These countries include India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.

Asia Cup 2023 was held in UAE in August-September 2023. There is a total of 13 T20 matches played. In addition, it was the 15th edition of the Asia Cup, and six countries, including Bangladesh, participated in this event. However, Bangladesh would not win this event as it was won by Sri Lanka, which defeated Pakistan in the finals.

IPL (Indian Premier League)

IPL is played in India, and players from all around the world participate in this event. Indian Premier League, or IPL, is an Indian cricket tournament, and its main office is located in Mumbai. The first edition of IPL was organized in 2008. Today, a total of ten teams play in this tournament. In addition, players from India and worldwide participate in this league.

The first season of IPL was won by Rajasthan Royals. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) manages the complete tournament. In addition, Rajasthan Royals was the first team to win the IPL in 2008, which was the 1st edition of the IPL series. The team captain was Shane Warne; they defeated Chennai Super Kings in the finals. There are various things about this Series that individuals should know:

  • Purple cap winner – Sohail Tanvir;
  • Orange cap winner – Shaun Marsh;
  • Player of the match – Shane Watson.

Championship League Twenty20

Twenty20 is one of the domestic tournaments, and the top played cricket nations participate in this sport every year. South Africa, Australia, and BCCI have owned Championship League Twety20. The first edition of this tournament was launched in 2008.

NatWest series

The NatWest cricket tournament is often held in England, and it is one of the most exciting tournaments that people could ever watch. Here are several interesting facts about this tournament that one should know:

  • First edition – 2000;
  • Administration – England Cricket Board;
  • Format – One Day International;
  • Most successful team – England.

Border-Gavaskar Trophy

The border-Gavaskar trophy tournament is most famous between Australia and India. It is owned by the Board of Control Cricket in India (BCCI) and Cricket Australia. Its format is test Cricket, and the first edition was held in 1996-1997. According to the data, India is the most successful team in this tournament.

Commonwealth Bank Series

The Commonwealth Bank series is a well-known Australian Series. The format is One Day International and also Twenty20 International. The first edition of this tournament was organized in 1979-1980, and the most successful team is Australia. In addition, this particular tournament is usually beneficial for the hosting team as a lot of cricket enthusiasts watch this specific tournament worldwide.

Various cricket events in 2023

Cricket is a religion in a few countries, such as India and other South Asian countries, and many cricket fans are mad about this sport.

The best thing is that ICC has released FTP, which refers to the Future Tour Program, to ensure fair tours for all players worldwide. This offers a framework to the respective board for preparing the plans in advance with some other nations. Here is a list of the complete schedule of International cricket events 2023 for India, Bangladesh, Australia and England:

  • The Ashes 2022-2023 in Australia. The Ashes series was scheduled to happen from Dec to Jan 2023 in Australia. In addition, this event is usually played between England and Australia. The first edition of the Ashes series was held in 1882-83. The International Cricket Tournament (ICC) is the administration of this particular tournament.
  • Sri Lanka Tour of Australia 2023. This event was scheduled to occur in Australia in February 2023. The format of this tournament is T20. There is a total of five events in Australia Vs. Sri Lanka, and here is detailed information about it:
    • The 1st T20 between Sri Lanka and Australia was held at Sydney Cricket Ground in Sydney, Australia, on February 11.
    • The 2nd T20 was organized at Sydney Cricket Ground on February 13.
    • The 3rd T20 was held in Manuka Oval, Canberra.
    • The 4th event was organized at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.
    • The 5th event was played at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne.
  • Zimbabwe Tour of Australia 2023. This event would take place from August to September in Australia. There was a total of 3 ODI Matches:
    • 1st ODI – Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville, on August, 28.
    • 2nd ODI – Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville, on August, 31.
    • 3rd ODI – Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville, on September, 3.
  • England Tour of West Indies 2023. This Cricket league was held in West Indies on Jan-Mar. In addition, 3 Test Matches and 5 T20 matches are included in this series:
    • 1st T20 – Kensington Oval Stadium, Bridgetown, on January 22.
    • 2nd T20 – Kensington Oval Stadium, Bridgetown, on January 23.
    • 3rd T20 – Kensington Oval Stadium, Bridgetown, on January 26.
    • 4th T20 – Kensington Oval Stadium, Bridgetown On January 29.
    • 5th T20 – Kensington Oval Stadium, Bridgetown, on January 30.
  • England Test matches:
    • 1st Test – Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua.
    • 2nd Test – Kensington Oval Stadium, Bridgetown.
    • 3rd Test – National Cricket Stadium, St Georges.
  • India VS England 2023. This cricket event was held in England in July-Sep, 2023. There were 3 ODI and 3 T20 matches played between India and England. In addition, it is one of the greatest cricket tournaments:
    • 1st T20 between India and England was played in The Rose Bowl, Southampton, on July 7.
    • 2nd T20 was organized in Edgbaston Birmingham on July 9.
    • 3rd T20 was played in Trent Bridge, Nottingham, on July 10.
    • 1st ODI was held in Kennington Oval, London.
    • 2nd ODI was played in Lords Stadium, London.
  • India Tour of South Africa 2021-2022. This specific series was held in South Africa from Dec-Jan 2023. There were a total of 3 test matches played between India and South Africa. The complete Cricket series was organized in India. There is complete information about this event:
    • 1st Test – Super Sport Park Stadium, Centurion, on Dec, 26.
    • 2nd Test – The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, on Jan, 3.
    • 3rd Test –  Newlands, Cape Town.
  • Afghanistan Tour of Bangladesh 2023. The event was held in Feb-Mar in Bangladesh. The format of this series is T20, and there were 3 ODI matches and two T20 matches played. Here is detailed information about this series:
    • 1st ODI – Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong, on Feb, 23.
    • 2nd ODI –  Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong, on Feb, 25.
    • 3rd ODI – Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong, on Feb, 28.
    • 1st T20 – Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur.
    • 2nd T20 – Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur.