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Australia has won the cricket world cup many times. They have won the ICC Cricket world cup consecutively for the past 2 years 2004 and 2008. 2008 is their most recent cricket world cup victory which they accomplished under the captaincy of Ricky Ponting.

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The first recorded cricket match in Australia was played in Hyde Park, Sydney on 8 January 1804.

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Australia established its national first class championship in 1892-93

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The earliest definite reference is dated 1598

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Cricket came to Australia with the English settlers in 1788 when they set led in botany Bay. NSW.

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Australia and England were the first teams to play cricket.They both started playing cricket in 1877.

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The end of the 18th century

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