Definition of Twenty20 in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌtwɛntiˈtwɛnti/


[mass noun] trademark in the UK
A type of cricket match in which each team has a single innings consisting of a maximum of twenty overs.
Example sentences
  • England batsman Kevin Pietersen will not be available for the Bangalore Royal Challengers in the upcoming Twenty20 Champions League.
  • Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland said he understood the reasons behind Ponting's decision to quit Twenty20.
  • Australian captain, Ricky Pointing has said similar things about Twenty20 cricket.

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