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The entire Bapchild Cricket Club side were bowled out in 20 balls.Reuters

How often do we get to see a cricket team getting bowled for a score of zero? No too often is the answer.

The zero total came to the fore for the first time in over half a century, when Bapchild Cricket Club of England were bundled out for a total of 0, while chasing 121 against Christ Church University in a match Thursday.

The match between the two Kent clubs was a six-a-side indoor contest. The Christ Church University bowlers ran through the Bapchild Cricket Club's batting order in just 20 balls.

0,0,0,0,W,W,W,0,0,0,0,0,0,W,0,W,0,0,0,W was how the 20 balls read as the Christ Church University bowlers demolished the Bapchild Cricket Club batting order.

"We all couldn't really believe it to be honest, bowling a team out for 0, especially indoors as all they needed to do was hit a wall to get one run," Christ Church University player Mike Rose told the Crawley Observer.

"I think it's the first time it's happened in the history of the Kent league and maybe even indoor cricket."

Langport, a club in Somerset, had first set the record of getting bowled out for zero back in 1913 against Glastonbury.

Now, Bapchild Cricket Club have entered the record books, even if it might not be for the best of reasons.

Such things do not happen in cricket often. New Zealand hold the record of the lowest score in Test cricket, when they crumbled for 26 against England way back in 1955.

Another Kent Village team -- Martin Water's XI -- were bowled out for a total of zero by Saltwood Cricket Club in 1964. Saltwood dismissed the team in 8.2 overs, making them third on the list in terms of ball faced, while getting bowled out for zero.

Here are a few tweets that were posted after the match:

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