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  1. a form of cricket, originally introduced in the United Kingdom for professional inter-county competition by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), in 2003

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  2. While the idea of a shortened format of the game was discussed in 1998 and 2001, Twenty20 cricket wasn't formally introduced until 2003 when the ECB launched the Twenty20 Cup in an attempt to curb falling attendances to County Cricket matches

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  3. game is completed in about two and half hours, with each innings lasting around 75 minutes, thus bringing the game closer to the timespan of other popular team sports such as football

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  4. Both teams have a single innings and bat for a maximum of 20 overs

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  5. introduced to create a lively form of the game which would be attractive to spectators at the ground and viewers on television and as such it has been very successful

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