T20 World Cup begins on 16th October | History and Broadcasting details

T20 World Cup begins on 16th October | History and Broadcasting details

The international Twenty20 cricket competition is known as the ICC Men's T20 World Cup (formerly known as the ICC World Twenty20). The T20 World Cup Qualifier is how six more teams were selected for the event, which is now comprised of 16 teams and is organized by cricket's governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC).
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Historically, the occasion has happened every two years. The tournament was originally slated to take place in Australia in 2020, but owing to COVID-19, the date was moved to 2021, with India serving as the new host nation. This means that the tournament will now take place five years after the completion of the 2016 edition. The matches were moved to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman, nevertheless, because of the COVID-19 epidemic in India. In May 2016, the ICC proposed holding a competition in 2018, with South Africa as a potential host. But the ICC abandoned the notion of a 2018 tournament after the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy.

Only the West Indies has triumphed in the competition on numerous times out of the seven that have been played so far. India beat Pakistan in the championship match at Johannesburg's Wanderers Stadium to win the first 2007 World Twenty20, which was held in South Africa. The 2009 competition was held in England, where Pakistan, who had finished second the year before, triumphed against Sri Lanka in the championship game at Lord's.

In 2010, the nations that make up the West Indies cricket squad hosted the third event. At Kensington Oval in Barbados, England overcame Australia in the championship game to win their first ever international competition. The 2012 World Twenty20 was the fourth tournament, and it was the first time that Asia hosted the event. All of the games were played in Sri Lanka. For the first time since the 2004 Champions Trophy, the West Indies won the competition by beating Sri Lanka in the championship match.

The 2014 ICC World Twenty20, which Bangladesh hosted, was the fifth competition. Sri Lanka defeated India to win, becoming the first side to compete in three finals. The West Indies defeated England to win the sixth competition, the 2016 ICC World Twenty20, which India hosted. Australia now holds the T20 World Cup after defeating New Zealand to win the championship for the first time in 2021.