ICC T20 World Cup Winners List from the year 2007 till 2021

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Cricket has a fan following all over the world, the entire event is full of twists and turns. With that, we are going to highlight the ICC T20 World Cup Winners List. During the time 2007-2021, each match included a unique thrill and this article will showcase memory down the lane.

Previously known as the as the ICC World Twenty20 renamed as ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. This international cricket championship is organized by the ICC (International Cricket Council). It consists of 16 teams in separate groups.

The international cricket event takes place after every two years. However, due to the global pandemic in 2020, the event happened in 2021. Hence, in the upcoming ICC Men’s T20 there is no year gap and it is scheduled to take place from October 16th, 2022.

T20 World Cup Winners List

The initial ICC Men’s T20 World Cup was held in South Africa in 2007, and the most recent tournament will take place in Australia from October 16 to November 13, 2022. Let’s look at the winners of the T20 World Cup from 2007 through 2021.

YearWinner
2007India
2009Pakistan
2010England
2012West Indies
2014Sri Lanka
2016West Indies
2021Australia

1. 2007 Winner – India

In a close-run race in the Johannesburg final, India defeated Pakistan by 5 runs. India made history by being the first team to win both the ODI and T20 World Cups. Prior to the championship game, the Men in Blue won five games, including a match against England in the group stage where Yuvraj Singh hit Stuart Broad for six sixes in one over.

India had previously played Pakistan in the World Cup group stages. MS Dhoni’s team won by a bowl-out. The most runs scored by a batsman in the competition were 265 by Matthew Hayden, and the most wickets taken by a bowler in the inaugural T20 World Cup by Umar Gul were seven.

Statistics of the ICC Men’s T20 – T20 World Cup Winners List

India Cricket Team ICC World Cup T20 stats
Match Played185
Wins118
Tied + Win3
Lost59
NR5
Win Rate 66.38%

Best performances

  • Gautam Gambhir
  • Rudra Pratap Singh

2. 2009 Winner – Pakistan – T20 World Cup Winners List

In 2009, Pakistan claimed the prestigious T20 championship for the first time after getting off the disappointment of their previous final loss to India. In the championship game, they defeated Sri Lanka with ease after taking eight wickets. In this edition, Tillakaratne Dilshan scored the most runs (317), and Umar Gul once again took the most wickets (13).

Statistics in the T20 World Cup of Pakistan

Pakistan Cricket Team ICC World Cup T20 stats
Match Played200
Wins123
Tied 3
Lost70
NR5
Win Rate 63.52%

Best performance

  • Kamran Akmal
  • Shahid Afridi

3. 2010 Winner – England

A year after the second T20 World Cup, the third one was held. England won the World Cup title in any format of cricket after defeating rival Australia in the championship match by a margin of seven wickets. The tournament’s leading batsman, Mahela Jayawardene, scored 302 runs, while Dirk Nannes led the bowling attack with 14 wickets.

The 2010 T20 World Cup was won by England. With this victory, England won the 2010 T20 World Cup for the first time without an Asian opponent. Australia was defeated by England by 7 wickets in the championship match. The English team had fallen to the West Indies in their opening match, but went on to win the rest of their matches and take home the championship. 

England’s statistics in the T20 World Cup

England Cricket Team ICC World Cup T20 stats
Match Played161
Wins83
Tied 2
Lost71
NR5
Win Rate 53.85%

Best performance – T20 World Cup Winners List

  • Luke James Wright
  • Kevin Peter Pietersen

4. 2012 Winner – West Indies

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The 2012 T20 World Cup was won by West Indies when they defeated Sri Lanka by 36 runs in the championship match. In addition to losing to Australia in their opening game of the 2012 ICC T20 World Cup, West Indies also took home the trophy. Shane Watson of Australia won Player of the Series and scored the most runs at this World Cup, while Ajantha Mendis of Sri Lanka was the bowler with the most wickets.

Statistics for West Indies

West Indies Cricket Team ICC World Cup T20 stats
Match Played171
Wins70
Tied 3
Lost88
NR10
Win Rate 44.4%

Best performer

  • Ajantha Mendis
  • Marlon Nathaniel Samuels

5. 2014 Winner – Sri Lanka – T20 World Cup Winners List

In 2014, India came very close to winning a second T20 championship, but Sri Lanka had other plans. The island nation won the final by six wickets to bid Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara farewell. With 319 runs, Virat Kohli led the tournament in scoring, while Imran Tahir of South Africa and Ahsan Malik of the Netherlands shared the tournament lead in wicket-taking with 12 each.

Sri Lanka’s standings of the ICC Men’s T20 International World Cup

Sri Lanka Cricket Team ICC World Cup T20 stats
Match Played164
Wins73
Tied 3
Lost86
NR2
Win Rate 46.90%

Best performance

  • Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara
  • Mathurage Don Kusal Janith Perera

6. 2016 Winner – West Indies

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The West Indies cricket team defeated England in the championship match to win the 2016 T20 World Cup. West Indies made history by winning the T20 World Cup twice with this victory. Only one of West Indies’ games was lost to Afghanistan. Earlier, West Indies won the 2012 T20 World Cup for the first time. Virat Kohli won Player of the Series in this World Cup, and Tamim Iqbal scored the most runs.

ICC Men’s World Cup statistics

West Indies Cricket Team ICC World Cup T20 stats
Match Played171
Wins70
Tied 3
Lost88
NR10
Win Rate 44.4%

Best performance

  • Daren Julius Garvey Sammy
  • Jason Omar Holder

7. 2021 Winner – Australia

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The T20 World Cup 2021’s championship game featured Australia and New Zealand. Team Australia defeated New Zealand in the championship game by an 8-wicket margin to win the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup for 2021. The Australian cricket team won the T20 World Cup for the first time. In the T20 World Cup 2021 championship game, Mitchell Marsh of Australia was named player of the match. The Super 12 are the 12 teams that will compete in this World Cup championship match. These teams were split into two groups.

Statistics of Australia Cricket team in ICC Men’s World Cup

Australia Cricket Team ICC World Cup T20 stats
Match Played164
Wins86
Tied 3
Lost72
NR3
Win Rate 54.34%

Best performance of the player

  • David Warner
  • Aaron Finch

Upcoming ICC Men’s World Cup

On October 16, the eighth T20 World Cup will get underway. On November 13, 2022, the championship will be held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia. It’s about time to see who takes the World Cup Trophy home and will make it to the T20 World Cup Winners List.

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