West Indies were considered favorites before the T20 World Cup. The tag suited them with the presence of players who are already leaving their footprints on T20 events in different countries, despite their own country not being able to rise upto the past glory. Yet, the big question was can they unite and win the […]
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West Indies, the favorites before the tournament, proved the speculations true when created a major upset by defeating the hosts Sri Lanka by 36 runs in spinner-friendly conditions defending a low total of 137 runs.
West Indies may have started as the favorites to win the 2012 T20 World Cup, but when it comes to T20 matches against Sri Lanka the thought of victory for West Indies is nothing less than an upset considering they are yet to register a win against SL in 4 T20 matches, having lost all. […]
West Indies reached their first T20 World Cup final defeating Australia comfortably by 74 runs.
Australia has failed to win the T20 World Cup in three attempts. While once they could not even reach the Super Eight, the champion team has now become the third team after Pakistan and Sri Lanka to reach three semifinals of T20 World Cup. West Indies on the other hand with the revenge of Group […]
Sri Lanka played Pakistan for the second time in the finals, and fourth time in the World Cup. They had lost the 2009 final to Pakistan and at Super Eight stage both had won a match each. Even head-to-head Pakistan won double more than what Sri Lanka won leading them 6-3 before the semifinal of […]
Sri Lanka, the hosts, defended a low total against the best team of T20 World Cup, Pakistan to win by 16 runs. Lankans reached the World Cup final for the second time. Only Pakistan has reached two finals in the World Cup.
The fourth T20 World Cup has reached the knockout phase and three more matches will provide another champion. Pakistan is the only team, among the current semifinalists to have lifted the trophy. Sri Lanka is the second most successful team of T20 World Cup after Pakistan. Both have lost just one match on their road […]
India won the last Super Eight Game by 1 run, and closed the door on themselves. The loss meant South Africa failed to win any of the three Super Eight matches. India needed to restrict South Africa to 121 to qualify to semifinals, but Dhoni’s another set of questionable tactics forced India to take the […]
Pakistan shocked Australia and everyone with a big win of 32 runs against the in-form Australia. They nailed Watson and proved Australia is a one-man army in current World Cup as others struggled to cross 112-run mark that Australia needed to stay above Pakistan’s NRR. Now, Indian performance would decide the fate of Pakistan for […]