ICC World Twenty 20
T-20 or twenty twenty is one of most exciting formats in game of cricket. Started in 2003 in England , t-20 cricket soon became flavor for those who love speedy cricket!!!!!!...
After its inception in England , Pakistan was quick to adopt the new version with professional league for Twenty20 cricket competition in Pakistan,sponsored by Faysal Bank.Soon australia and westIndies had their own club cubs with twenty twenty format.
India remained aloof to t-20 version till ICC itself officially began t-20 version. The first t-20 world cup was held in 2007 in southafrica.
India was down and out of one day world cup played in first half of 2007. Much awaited one day International world cup 2007 , turned out to be disaster from India . India went out from first round itself .
Disappointed Indian media and people where shocked and outraged. Sachin tendulkar, saurav ganguly , rahul dravid decided not to play t-20 and paved way for young team to go for first world cup of t-20 , under leadership of mahendra singh dhoni.
With least expectation , the young guns delivered and won the first t-20 world cup 2007 in southafrica beating arch rivals pakistan in the final.
The second world cup was played in England. Pakistan which had reached finals in 2007 world cup , went on to win 2009 world cup. Shahid afridi was on fire and proved to hot to be handled by any opposition.
The third world cup was held just year later in 2010. The world cup held in west indies saw two arch rivals Australia and England locking horns in the finals. England went on to win the world cup under leadership of paul collingwood. Ironically it is first world cup won by England in any format.The fourth world cup of t-20 would be held in sri lanka in 2012 . The tournament would be played between September 18 and October 7, 2012. There would be four groups as under : 1) India , England and qualifier one 2) West Indies and Australia and qualifier two 3) Sri Lanka, South Africa and Zimbabwe 4) Pakistan, New Zealand and Bangladesh So who would win T-20 2012 world cup?...For cricket predictions mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org Shubham