Fine weather blessed the first global one-day tournament culminating in an unforgettable final between West Indies and Australia at Lord's. Six tournaments have so far been played, and only the West Indies, who currently hold the title, has won the tournament on multiple occasions. Sri Lanka, with the explosive Sananth Jayasuriya at the top of the order and Muttiah Muralitharan bewitching opposing batsmen with his prodigious powers of spin, proved worthy champions. For this inaugural match, Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes in a row in just one over. All matches are played as.
The first tournament was in 2007 in South Africa where India defeated Pakistan in the final. Surrey won by 9 wickets to lift the cup. After initial doubts, players began to master the new skills demanded by T20 and to improve their fielding, throwing, and fitness. S Year Host s Winner Runner Dates 1. The England and Wales cricket board decided on an innovation. Indian fitness coach Ramji Srinivasan declared in an interview with the Indian fitness website Takath. This tie meant South Africa could not advance to the Super Sixes stage.
Its history dates back to the year 1975, when the inaugural tournament was played on England soil, with the participants being the six Test-playing nations at the time i. The win percentage excludes no results and counts ties irrespective of a tiebreaker as half a win. The final match, played between Australia and Pakistan, saw the former claiming its second win. The was won by the West-Indies, by defeating Sri Lanka at the finals. Lillee and Thomson added 41 for the final wicket before Australia were finally dismissed for 274 at twilight on the longest day of the year. The board started coining the idea of shortening the length of the game even further - to 20 overs-a-side. Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene chief , Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, Angelo Mathews, Jeevan Mendis, Lahiru Thirimanne, Thisara Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Lasith Malinga, Akila Dananjaya, Ajantha Mendis Post navigation Can I simply say what a relief to seek out someone who actually is aware of what theyre speaking about on the internet.
Pakistan were also selected as one of four co-hosts but were stripped of their matches because of security fears following the attack on the touring Sri Lankan team in 2009. The remaining eight teams competed in the , from which two teams advance to the Super 10 stage. It was intended that the tournament would be an annual event. With this, it became the first such tournament to be hosted on all six populated continents. There have also been hat tricks in Cricket World Cups by , , , , and.
These include lowest score in the history of the tournament, record number of matches lost and Canadian 's three consecutive. Misbah Ul Haq decided not to surrender. He struck seven boundaries in his 33 from 28 balls before top-edging a hook which India captain Kapil Dev, running away from the pitch towards the boundary at mid-wicket, coolly collected. England, Scotland, Ireland Australia Pakistan 14-May to 20-Jun 8. The women's final will be played on March 8 to coincide with International Women's Day, and the men's final will be held on November 15. It has become an in-thing amongst today's generation.
On 16 February 2006 defeated in a tie-breaking 3—0; 126 runs were scored apiece in the game proper. Which England won by a margin of 100 runs, a record victory which lasted until 2007. Kenya and South Africa also have entered the semifinals but failed to enter the finals. For the women's fixtures, four-time winners Australia are in Group A with New Zealand, India, Sri Lanka and one qualifier, while West Indies and 2009 champions England join South Africa, Pakistan and a second qualifying team. India had it covered but this is when the unimaginable happened. Fourteen teams have played 49 matches in 14 venues. Twenty20 Internationals Main article: On 17 February 2005 defeated in the first men's full international Twenty20 match, played at in.
To qualify for the rankings, teams must have played at least eight Twenty20 Internationals in the ranking period. The was won by Sri Lanka, by defeating India at the finals, where the tournament was held in Bangladesh. The media was called for a unique name for the game. In turn, each side bats one over bowled by the one nominated opposition bowler, with their innings over if they lose two wickets before the over is completed. This is one of the worldwide titles of Twenty20 International cricket. Maybe the selectors for once had made the right decision. If the super over also ends up in a tie, the team that has scored the most boundaries 4s+6s in the 20 overs wins.
West Indies won in , with winning the 2014 tournament. Former captains , and criticised Twenty20 for its role in discouraging players from representing their test cricket national side, with many West Indies players like , and preferring instead to play in a Twenty20 franchise elsewhere in the world and make far more money. He also has the most Man of the Match awards. The final match was played in Lahore and saw Sri Lanka emerging as the winner, defeating Australia by seven wickets. Tillakaratne Dilshan was the man of the tournament. The first official Twenty20 matches were played on 13 June 2003 between the English counties in the.