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Greatest Cricket Matches of All Time

By Kaif - April 26, 2023 - Last updated on Apr 26, 2023 05:01 PM
Greatest Cricket Matches of All Time

Greatest Cricket Matches of All Time, Top 5 Greatest Cricket Matches of All Time

Greatest Cricket Matches of All Time, There have been many great and memorable matches throughout the history of cricket. As fans, we remember these moments for a long time. The following list lists the 5 greatest cricket matches of all time.

Top 5 Greatest Cricket Matches of All Time

1. 2019 World Cup Final - ENG vs NZ

2019 World Cup Final

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This was an incredible match that went down to the wire. England and New Zealand both scored 241 runs in their 50 overs, and then the match went to a super over. Even that was tied, but England won the match on boundary countback. It was a stunning finish to a thrilling match.

2. 2005 Ashes Test Match - ENG vs AUS

IND vs ENG

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This was an incredible test match that featured some amazing performances by both teams. England's Andrew Flintoff took eight wickets and scored a century in the second innings, while Australia's Ricky Ponting scored a brilliant 156. In the end, England won by just two runs, in what was one of the most dramatic finishes in cricket history.

3. 2007 ICC World Twenty20 Final - IND vs PAK

IND vs PAK 2007

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This was the final of the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 tournament and was an intense contest between India and Pakistan. India won by just 5 runs, with the match going down to the last over. It was a high-pressure match with a packed stadium and added significance due to the rivalry between the two countries.

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4. NatWest Series - IND vs ENG - Final

IND vs ENG

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The 2002 NatWest Series was a triangular series involving hosts England, India and Sri Lanka. After playing six matches each in the league stage, India and England played the final at Lord's. In the final, England set India a target of 326 thanks to centuries from Marcus Trescothick and Nasser Hussain. India started their chase well and reached 106 in just 14.2 overs with skipper Sourav Ganguly hitting a half-century. However, they were soon reduced to 5/146. Kaif scored nine runs in the 49th over to leave India just two runs short of the target but Zaheer Khan was on strike in the final over. Zaheer Khan scored those two runs off the third ball of the over to give India a famous victory and it also led to an iconic celebration from the Indian captain.

5. 1983 World Cup Final - IND vs WI

1983

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India's historic win in the 1983 Cricket World Cup is a landmark moment in Indian cricket history. India, led by Kapil Dev, defeated the mighty West Indies in the final held at Lord's in England. India won by 43 runs, with Mohinder Amarnath scoring a crucial all-round performance and was named the Man of the Match.

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