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Team India's performance in T20 World Cup since 2007

By Kaif - May 29, 2024 - Last updated on May 30, 2024 12:20 PM
Team India's performance in T20 World Cup since 2007

Whenever any ICC tournament is organized, Team India is always considered the strongest contender. Although the Indian team is very strong in world cricket, but when it comes to winning the ICC trophy, the Indian team lags behind somewhere. India has a total of five trophies, one of which is the T20 World Cup which they won in 2007. In this article, we will talk about India's performance in every T20 World Cup. So let's know Team India's performance in T20 World Cup since 2007

Team India's performance in T20 World Cup since

Team India's performance in T20 World Cup 2007: The inaugural edition of the T20 World Cup was held in South Africa. India's campaign began with a match against Scotland, which was abandoned. Their next match was against Pakistan, which turned out to be a thriller and went down in the pages of history as the winner was decided via a ball-out after the match was tied. The ball-out ended in India's favour and they beat Pakistan 3–0. India lost their next match against New Zealand, but won three games in a row, including the semi-final against Australia. In the final, India beat Pakistan by five runs in the last over to win the first T20 World Cup title. Gautam Gambhir was India's best batsman with 227 runs, while RP Singh was India's best bowler with five wickets.

Team India's performance in T20 World Cup 2009: Team India were aiming to retain the title but suffered a defeat in the opening match in England. India started their campaign with a 25-run win over Bangladesh but suffered three consecutive defeats against West Indies, England and South Africa, resulting in them failing to qualify for the semi-finals. For India, all-rounder Yuvraj Singh scored 153 runs with the bat while spinner Pragyan Ojha and left-arm pacer Zaheer Khan took seven wickets each.

Team India's performance in T20 World Cup 2010: India started their campaign in the 2010 World Cup with two impressive wins against Afghanistan and South Africa. But their performance in the Super 8s was disastrous and they lost all three of their matches. For the second time in a row, India failed to qualify for the semi-finals. All-rounder Suresh Raina was the top scorer for India with 219 runs, while left-arm pacer Ashish Nehra took 10 wickets.

Team India's performance in T20 World Cup 2012: In the 2012 World Cup, India failed to qualify for the knockout matches. They won four of their five league matches, including a stunning 90-run win over defending champions England. However, they failed to qualify for the semi-finals due to their poor net run rate (NRR) compared to Australia and Pakistan. Virat Kohli was the top scorer for India with 185 runs while right-arm fast bowler Lakshmipathy Balaji topped the list with nine wickets

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Team India's performance in T20 World Cup 2014: In 2014, India came very close to winning their second title in the T20 format but lost to Sri Lanka by six wickets in the final. Team India dominated the entire tournament with five consecutive wins. Virat Kohli led the batting unit with an unbeaten 77 in the final but India were bowled out for 130 in the first innings. Sri Lanka chased the target in 17.5 overs to win their T20 World Cup title. Kohli became the top scorer in the tournament with 319 runs while Ravichandran Ashwin was India's leading wicket-taker with 11 wickets.

Team India's performance in T20 World Cup 2016: Team India had another great chance to win the World Cup. This ICC World Cup was held on their home soil. India started the campaign with a 47-run loss to New Zealand. However, they then won three consecutive games and qualified for the playoffs, but lost to West Indies in the semi-finals. For the third time in a row, Virat Kohli is at the top of India's top run-scorers (273 runs). Ashish Nehra and all-rounder Hardik Pandya were the highest wicket-takers for India with five wickets each.

Team India's performance in T20 World Cup 2021: The BCCI has informed the ICC about the decision to shift the World Cup from India to the UAE in view of the rising outbreak of the corona virus in the country. Team India's performance in the seventh edition was extremely poor and they failed to qualify for the knockouts. Their opening match was against arch-rivals Pakistan, but Pakistan won the match by a one-sided 10 wickets. In the league stage, India won three matches and lost two of them by big margins. Wicketkeeper-batsman KL Rahul was India's top run scorer with 194 runs, while Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja dominated the tournament by taking seven wickets each.

Team India's performance in T20 World Cup 2022: Team India under the leadership of Rohit Sharma performed well in this World Cup and managed to qualify for the semi-finals. However, they had to face a humiliating defeat by 10 wickets against defending champions England in a crucial match. In this way, the dream of winning the World Cup once again remained unfulfilled. In such a situation, Team India would like to end the drought of ICC trophy that has been going on for years in the upcoming T20 World Cup.

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