On Wednesday, June 14th, India and Sri Lanka were playing on the field at Mumbai Cricket Association Stadium in India. The historic match was the first ODI Cricgator match ever hpld in India, and it is also the only one to be hold on a field make up of concrete rather than grass. 

This ground-breaking match saw an all-time record of 458 runs scored at the end of its second innings, with a total of 10 wickets taken by both sides’ bowlers. 

It was an amazing show of skill and acumen with an extraordinary scoreline between these two countries. With this match being such an important milestone for Indo-Sri Lanka relations, here are some reasons why it is consider to be the best in history.

 

The Best in History

The first ODI match on a concrete field in India was the best in history for many reasons. 

Firstly, it was the first-ever match in Indian cricket history. 

Secondly, it was play on the Mumbai Cricket Association Stadium which is also know by its acronym of MCA Stadium. 

Thirdly, this ground-breaking game had an all-time record of 458 runs scored at the end of its second innings, with a total of 10 wickets taken by both sides’ bowlers. 

Fourthly, this historic game saw both teams scoring quick centuries.

 Fifthly, it saw Sri Lanka scoring 330 runs and India making 438 runs in their respective innings. 

Sixthly, it saw Sri Lanka losing their last nine wickets for just 56 runs during their third innings; while India lost their last three wickets for just 17 runs during their second innings.

 Finally, it saw Sri Lanka score 130 off 41 balls with two sixes and two fours; while India scored 150 off 33 balls with one six and two fours.

 

Why the match was historic

The historic match was the first ODI Cric Gator match ever hold in India, and it is also the only one to hold on a field make up of concrete rather than grass.

Not only is it an important moment for Indo-Sri Lanka relations, but it is also a significant milestone for Indian Cricket.

It has been over two decades since India last won the World Cup and this match is proof that they can finally win that trophy again.

This game showcases what India can do when they work together as a team and are united.

 

Best ODI Cricket Match Ever

The match was the first-ever ODI cricket match to be held on a field make up of concrete rather than grass.

This ground-breaking match saw an all-time record of 458 runs scored at the end of its second innings, with a total of 10 wickets taken by both sides’ bowlers.

With this match being such an important milestone for Indo-Sri Lanka relations, here are some reasons why it is considered to be the best in history.

 

What is cricket?

A cricket game is a traditional game in which two teams of 11 players (batsmen and fielders) are arrange in a line facing away from each other, scoring runs by hitting a ball bowl at an opposing team’s end over long distances. 

This game is play on a grassy field with two sets of stumps and two bails at each end for striking the ball; the objective of the batting side is to score more runs than their opponents while the bowling teams’ aim is to dismiss all batsmen.

Cricket was first established in England during the early 1700s, but it was not until 1845 that this sport became popular among both amateurs and professionals. The rules of cricket were finalize in 1844 by the club-playing code called MCC and then later by the more widely-played code called Sheffield.

 

A new way of enjoying cricket.

The first-ever Indo-Sri Lanka ODI cricket match at Mumbai Cricket Association Stadium was a ground-breaking moment for the sport of cricket. This match offered a new way for spectators to enjoy watching the game.

 It also brought about new challenges due to the unusual, concrete surface. With this match being such an important milestone for Indo-Sri Lanka relations, it is no wonder that it has been consider one of the best in history.