Here are 10 of the most famous and unforgettable cricket matches in history:
- 2005 Ashes Test Match: England vs. Australia at Edgbaston – This match is widely considered one of the greatest Test matches of all time. England won by just 2 runs after a nail-biting finish.
- 2019 Cricket World Cup Final: England vs. New Zealand at Lord’s – The match ended in a tie after both teams scored 241 runs each. England went on to win in a dramatic super over.
- 1983 Cricket World Cup Final: India vs. West Indies at Lord’s – India won their first-ever Cricket World Cup by defeating the dominant West Indies team of the time.
- 1999 Cricket World Cup Semi-Final: Australia vs. South Africa at Edgbaston – In a match that swung back and forth, Australia managed to tie the game and progress to the final based on a superior run rate.
- 2006 DLF Cup Final: Australia vs. South Africa at Kuala Lumpur – Australia chased down a record-breaking target of 434 runs to win the match.
- 2011 Cricket World Cup Final: India vs. Sri Lanka at Wankhede Stadium – India won their second Cricket World Cup in front of a home crowd in Mumbai.
- 2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy Semi-Final: South Africa vs. Australia at Nairobi – In a rain-affected match, South Africa required 22 runs from 13 balls with 6 wickets in hand. But they lost their last 6 wickets for just 9 runs to hand Australia an unlikely victory.
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- 2007 ICC World Twenty20 Final: India vs. Pakistan at Wanderers Stadium – India won their first-ever ICC World Twenty20 by defeating arch-rivals Pakistan in a tense final.
- 2012 Asia Cup Final: Bangladesh vs. Pakistan at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium – Bangladesh won their first-ever Asia Cup by defeating Pakistan by 2 runs in a thrilling final.
- 1975 Cricket World Cup Semi-Final: England vs. Australia at Headingley – This match is famous for a controversial run-out decision that ultimately helped England win the match by 4 wickets.