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54. 

In what year was the first international cricket match held?

[A]. 1892 between England and India
[B]. 1869 between England and Australia
[C]. 1883 between Australia and Wales
[D]. 1844 between Canada and the USA

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The first international cricket match was held between Canada and the USA on September 25, 1844, at the St George Cricket Club ground, Manhattan. Canada won by 23 runs.

Adriparna Paul said: (Jul 18, 2016)  
Then where are all those games played between Australia and England much before this one?

Haneeah said: (Oct 4, 2016)  
Wrong answer!

Canada and USA have never played any significant International cricket. The Game was found in England. England and Australia were the major teams in the beginning as the game started from them and then spread to the colonies.

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