World History of Cricket - The game of cricket has a known history beginning in the late 16th century. It become the national sport of England in 18th century and has developed globally in 19th or 20th century. International matches have been played since 1844. Although international test cricket became retrospectively recognised in 1877. The first international cricket test match played between Australia and England at Melbourne from 15 to 19 March 1877: Australia won the match by 45 runs .
History of Indian Cricket - The history of cricket in India is based on the existence and development of British raj via the East India company. India became a member of the “ Elite Club “ joining Australia, England, South Africa ,New Zealand and the West Indies in June, 1932. India’s first match was held in Lords against England in 1932. The first cricket club in India was established in Calcutta in 1792.