Note: The World T20 started a few days ago. Sorry for the delay.
The fourth-ever ICC World T20 (also known as the T20 World Cup) will be held in Sri Lanka starting September 18th in what is destined to be a great tournament. After all, it’s the world’s biggest stage in the most exciting format of cricket, and 12 teams, in 4 groups of three, will compete and challenge for the crown as the world’s best T20 team. The last version of this tournament was back in 2010, when England overcame their rivals Australia in the final to win the third version, held in the West Indies. However, many things have changed since then. This year’s tournament is wide open, with teams like India, Pakistan, defending champs England, South Africa, as well as other teams vying for the crown. 2010 Man of the Tournament Kevin Pietersen will not be playing for England, after a continuing controversy over comments in text messages sent to his countrymen in South Africa, reportedly criticizing England’s management. While KP won’t be in the Indian subcontinent for the World T20, plenty of the world’s best will be on hand. The 4 groups are listed below. Continue reading