Today we bring you some facts about the T20 World Cup 2010. The T20 world cup was first started in the year 2007, it is one of the international cricket championships where various teams all over the world participate to win the elegant looking golden trophy. According to the officials in this world championship, over 16 teams get the chance to participate.
The most entertaining cricket format Twenty20 is one of the shortest format cricket matches which happen at a great pace. This T20 format cricket has a duration of around 4 hours. This format of cricket is liked by maximum audiences as it is short and full of drama. So in this article, we will be talking about the ten most important facts of T20 World Cup 2010, so the details are as follows:-
As the location is pinpoint of conducting this grand event keeping in mind the organization and arrangements first World T20 championship was held in West Indies from April to May. The matches were smartly scheduled in the day time and day-time both in different parts of the country.
T20 World Cup 2010 Teams
In the World T20 Championship 2010, 12 teams made participation based on world rankings as well as through the world cup qualifier trophy. The teams who participated in the 2010 world cup were India, South Africa, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Australia, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, West Indies, England, Ireland.
Locations Where the matches were played
As West Indies is a place full of beauty, the T20 World Cup 2010 matches were organized in these three major parts of the country; Gros Islet, St Lucia, Bridgetown, Barbados, Providence, Guyana.
T20 World Cup 2010 Super 8 Round
Out of these 16 teams who participated in the World Cup T20 Championship over eight teams were present who qualified for the next round they are as follows:- Australia, Pakistan, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, India, South Africa, West Indies, England.
During the match between Australia and Pakistan Mohammad Amir picked three wickets and gave three over maiden in which the batsmen of Australia somehow failed to score a single run along with the act of two run-outs got real in three overs.
During the match between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe, Mahela Jayawardene became the first cricketer of Sri Lanka to score a century in the world cup championship.
During the match between India and South Africa, Suresh Riana recorded the title of the third man to score a century in the World T20 Championship.
T20 World Cup 2010 Knockout Rounds
As this is the most interesting round the audience is awaiting, in the T20 World Championship over four teams out of the eight teams marked safe in the semi-finals. The teams were England, Australia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan.
The semi-finals between Sri Lanka and England, Sri Lanka won the toss and they elected to bat first and could reach the score of 128 runs for six wickets in twenty overs. In response to that England scored 132 runs for only three wickets and the player of the match was Kevin Pietersen.
In the Semi-final between Pakistan and Australia, Australia first won the toss and they chose to field Pakistan making 191 runs for six wickets, and in the response of that Australia played a remarkable inning and scored 197 runs with one ball remaining. Michael Hussey lifted the player of the match with 60 runs in only 24 balls.
T20 World Cup 2010 Final- A grand day
The final happened in Barbados on 16th May 2010 between England and Australia firstly England won the toss and they first opted to field. Australia could mark the score of 147 runs with six wickets down in twenty overs and in response to that England scored 148 runs within the 17th over with only three wickets down, the player of the match was Craig Kieswetter. England was the team of champions and booming on the field of grass.
T20 World Cup 2010 Tournament Facts:-
- Player of the series: Kevin Pietersen
- Most runs: Mahela Jayawardene
- Most Wickets: Dirk Nannes
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