T20 World Cup: The thrill of franchise cricket IPL-2021 is over. Now after this the great battle of T-20 World Cup is starting from today. The tournament is being hosted by India in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman starting today.
A total of 16 teams will play 45 matches in this Mahakumbh, which will run till November 14, then the champion will be found. The Indian team was the winner of the first season of the tournament, while the final season 2016 was won by West Indies. Team India, captained by Virat Kohli, will try to repeat the feat of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, while other teams are also gearing up to bet on winning the trophy.
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India will start their campaign in this tournament with the great match against Pakistan on October 24. Both India and Pakistan have been placed in Group 2 of this World Cup. This match will be played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium from 7.30 pm onwards.
The last time the last T20 World Cup was played in India was in the year 2016. This year also this tournament was to be held in India itself, but due to the second wave of corona virus, it was shifted to UAE and Oman. Although BCCI is the host of this tournament.
When did it start?
The T20 World Cup was started in the year 2007. Mahendra Singh Dhoni led India’s youth team in the World Cup held in South Africa and returned after winning India.
In 2009, Pakistan was crowned the T20 World Cup. Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the final match and captured the T20 World Cup trophy. This world cup was held in England.
In 2010, the England team won the T20 World Cup. This was the first time that England had won an ICC trophy. England won the title by defeating Australia by seven wickets in the final match.
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In the year 2012, West Indies won. The West Indies team, full of T20 legends, became the champion. West Indies won the final match against Sri Lanka by 36 runs.
In the year 2014, the T20 World Cup was organized in Bangladesh. The Sri Lankan team won the trophy in this tournament. Sri Lanka defeated India by six wickets in the final match.
In the year 2016, West Indies won this tournament for the second time by defeating England. This was the first time a team had won the T20 World Cup trophy for the second time. Before this, every time the T20 World Cup got a new champion.
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