Definition of Twenty20 in English:



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  • [mass noun] A type of cricket match in which each team has a single innings consisting of a maximum of twenty overs.

    • ‘According to latest reports, Middlesex will be participating in the Twenty20 Champions League.’
    • ‘Australia captain Ricky Ponting on Monday announced his retirement from international Twenty20 cricket in a bid to prolong his playing career.’
    • ‘England batsman Kevin Pietersen will not be available for the Bangalore Royal Challengers in the upcoming Twenty20 Champions League.’
    • ‘By pulling out of the Twenty20 event, they had laid the foundation for the plot too.’
    • ‘Both teams return to Dubai for the only Twenty20 game on May 7.’
    • ‘Khan said he will be fit to play in the multi-million dollar Indian Premier League's Twenty20 competition starting on April 18.’
    • ‘He said Twenty20 World Cup will not overshadow limited overs World Cup.’
    • ‘Australian captain, Ricky Pointing has said similar things about Twenty20 cricket.’
    • ‘Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said he understood the reasons behind Ponting's decision to quit Twenty20.’
    • ‘Clarke has also been criticised for sanctioning England's participation in last year's winner-takes-all Stanford Twenty20 tournament in Antigua.’
    • ‘From what we have gathered, the ICL is planning to host a Twenty20 tournament with mostly veteran cricketers.’
    • ‘This year he returned briefly to top-flight cricket, appearing for Surrey in the Twenty20 competition.’
    • ‘The phenomenal success of Twenty20 notwithstanding, Tests would remain the ultimate challenge for a cricketer, says Indian skipper Anil Kumble.’
    • ‘The Australian captain had tweaked his hamstring during their six-wicket loss to Pakistan in the Twenty20 World Cup in South Africa.’
    • ‘Earlier this month Afghanistan's fledgling national side came from nowhere to win the Asia Cricket Council's Twenty20 Cup in Kuwait.’
    • ‘Ramnaresh Sarwan steered West Indies to a comfortable six-wicket win over England in their one-off Twenty20 match on Sunday.’
    • ‘Sunil Gavaskar has urged Virender Sehwag to continue being an opener in the Twenty20 format rather than slipping down the order.’
    • ‘Meanwhile Australian cricket authorities have delayed the travel plans of its cricketers to India for next week's Champions Twenty20 League.’
    • ‘Gayle conceded the ODI series was not ideal preparation for the Twenty20 World Cup, which starts Friday at Lord's.’
    • ‘McGrath, 37, said a short-term Twenty20 tournament would be ideal to give him his "fix" of cricket without taxing him.’