ICC Twenty20 T20 World Cup History | ICC World Twenty20 India 2016 : With India hosting the T20 World Cup 2016, Let us brush up some information about the game and the history related to this tournament.The ICC World twenty 20, which is also referred to as the World T20, is the international championship of Twenty 20 cricket. Organized by International Cricket Council i.e. ICC, this tournament consists of 16 teams, including 10 ICC full members and 6 teams are chosen through the World Twenty20 Qualifier. The event is generally been held every two years.
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The 2007 World Twenty20 inaugural event,was held in South Africa and won by India, who defeated Pakistan in the finale. The 2009 tournament was staged in England and was won by the previous runner up, Pakistan who defeated Sri Lanka in the finals. The third tournament was held in 2010 and won by England.
2012 world Twenty20, was held in Asia for the first time, where West Indies won the Tournament defeating Sri Lanka in the finals. 2014 ICC World twenty20 was hosted by Bangladesh and was won by Sri Lanka. T20 World Cup 2016 will be staged in India and is scheduled from 8th of March and will continue till 3rd of April 2016. Grand Finale will be staged at Eden Gardens, Kolkata whereas first match will be played on 8th of March in Nagpur.
Sri Lanka has most records registered in the history of T20 World Cup. Highest Score,Largest victory margin, Highest Win and most wins is achieved by Sri lanka. Lowest Score was against Sri Lanka by Netherland in 2014 ICC T20 tournament.
Most runs in the history of ICC T20 world cup is achieved by Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka, while Most runs in a Series is achieved by Virat Kohli of India