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1990 - Sky TV shows England's cricket tour of West Indies, the first ball-by-ball coverage of an overseas tour ever.

1992 - The Cricket World Cup shown is exclusively live on Sky Sports

1994 - Brian Lara sets a new world record innings of 375 live on Sky Sports

1995 - A new domestic cricket deal awards Sky Sports coverage of one-day internationals and domestic competitions

1996 - The Cricket World Cup exclusively live on Sky Sports

1998 - The ECB deal awards Sky Sports NatWest series, one npower Test and selected domestic action exclusively live | The first NatWest tri-angular tournament exclusively live on Sky Sports

1999 - Sky Sports screens its third Cricket World Cup | A new deal with ACB grants Sky live cricket rights from Australia

2000 - The first ever interactive cricket broadcast, England vs South Africa in the NatWest series | Sky signs a deal with West Indies cricket board for live cricket from the Caribbean

2001 - South African cricket board awards Sky Sports with live rights

2002 - Sky screens live coverage of the UK's first ever indoor cricket match in the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff | The ICC Champions Trophy is exclusively live on Sky Sports

2003 - Every match from ICC Cricket World Cup broadcast live thanks to interactive technology | The inaugural Twenty20 Cup sees Sky introduce player-mics for the first time to cricket | The first NatWest Challenge is live on Sky Sports

2004 - England's historic tour of the West Indies is live on Sky Sports | Sky introduces its Ultra Motion camera during its coverage of the Caribbean tour | Nasser Hussain joins the Sky Sports commentary team, the fourth former England captain to do so | Umpires are mic-ed up to Sky commentary box in a cricket first during the Twenty20 Cup | ICC Champions Trophy broadcast exclusively live by Sky Sports

2005 - Sky shows England's first ever Twenty20 international, a win against Australia at The Rose Bowl | Ian Ward joins Sky Sports

2006 - Sky Sports signs four year deal for live cricket from India | Michael Atherton joins Sky Sports | Sky Sports begins first of a new four-year ECB broadcast deal for live England Test, ODI and Twenty20 matches



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