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Cricket ball sent to space to mark start of T-20 campaign

The England and Wales Cricket Board have sent a cricket ball to the edge of space, to mark the start of the T-20 competition.

T-20 Blast off: ECB send cricket ball to space

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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