Flashback To ICC World Twenty20 2010 – In Numbers: –
So ICC World Twenty20 2016 is on the verge of getting started. The venue is in India. And all teams are ready to fight for the title. The countdown has started and fans are gossiping about all the past World Twenty20. So we have also decided to participate in their gossip. While we are talking about ICC World Twenty20 2016 which is going to start on 8th of march. It is worth to remember some past moment of ICC World Twenty20 tournament. This article all about the gossip of ICC World Twenty20. So here are Flashback moment of ICC World Twenty20 2010 in numbers.
ICC World Twenty20 tournament held in every two years. It was first held at 2007 in which India won the tournament. ICC World T20 2010 was actually scheduled in the year 2011, but Champions Trophy One Day International tournament was to be held in Pakistan in 2010. Due to security concern, Champions trophy was revised to a Twenty20 format in West Indies.
This tournament had featured 12 teams. 10 Test playing nation and two qualifiers. The unique thing about t20 2010 was it was organised parallel with women’s tournament, with men’s semi-final and final each being preceded by semi-finals and final from women’s event.
Overview Of ICC World Twenty20 2010: –
ICC T20 2010 was held in West Indies. The old rival England and Australia were a finalist. Everyone was expecting the Australia will win the T20 World Cup 2010. But there was a different tale which was yet to be written. England won the T20 2010 World Cup which was unexpected but they showed their caliber. Cricket is all about an unexpected thing, here Kevin Petersen named the player of the tournament with his consistency in both bowling and batting.
Runs Scored:- 7323.
Wickets Taken:- 345.
Winner: – England.
Runner-Up: – Australia
Man Of The Series: – Kevin Petersen
Highest Score In A Single Match: –
1) Suresh Raina (India): – 101 in 60 balls against South Africa.
2) Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka): – 100 in 64 balls against Zimbabwe.
3) Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka): – 98 not out in 56 balls against West Indies.
4) Chris Gayle (West Indies): – 98 in 66 balls against India.
5) Cameron White (Australia): – 85 not out in 49 balls against Sri Lanka.
Highest Run Scorers: –
1) Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka): – 302 runs in 6 matches.
2) Kevin Pietersen (England): – 248 runs in 6 matches.
3) Salman Butt (Pakistan): – 223 runs in 6 matches.
4) Craig Kieswetter (England): – 222 runs in 7 matches.
5) Suresh Raina (India): – 219 runs in 5 matches.
Highest Wicket Takers: –
1) Dirk Nannes (Australia): – 14 wickets in 7 matches
2) Charl Langeveldt (South Africa): – 11 wickets in 4 matches
3) Steve Smith (Australia): – 11 wickets in 7 matches
4) Saeed Ajmal (Pakistan): – 11 wickets in 6 matches
5) Mitchell Johnson (Australia): – 10 wickets in 6 matches