The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) have sent a cricket ball to the edge of space, marking the start of the T-20 competition.
Along with a team of engineers they attached the ball to a balloon and released it from Warwickshire's Edgbaston ground.
It reached a height of 110,000 feet.
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