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Know the Important Stats and Numbers of ICC T20 World Cup for T20 World Cup Betting 2021

October 19, 2021

Written By,

Brijesh Mehta

This is really a great time for Indian cricket fans. IPL 2021 ended a few days ago and now the rescheduled ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 has just started from Sunday, October 17 with the tournament-opening match between Oman and Papua New Guinea. This is the seventh edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup and it is scheduled to take place in the UAE and Oman over the next 4 weeks, with the final match taking place on November 14.

Like IPL 2021, ICC T20 World Cup 2021 is a great event for bettors who are interested in cricket and want to bet on cricket matches. If you are one of them, then you need to be aware of the important stats and numbers of the ICC T20 World Cup which we will cover in this article. Knowing such stats and numbers along with online cricket betting tips will help you to make smart betting decisions and improve your winning odds on bets. So, let’s have a statistical look at ICC T20 World Cup.


In T20 World Cup 2021 tournament, 16 teams have participated. They are:

  • Australia
  • India
  • Pakistan
  • West Indies
  • England
  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Bangladesh
  • Sri Lanka
  • Afghanistan
  • Netherlands
  • Ireland
  • Oman
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Scotland
  • Namibia

ICC T20 World Cup Past Winner

TeamNo. of Times Won (with Years)
West Indies          2 (2016, 2012)
Sri Lanka1 (2014)
England1 (2010)
Pakistan1 (2009)
India1 (2007)

West Indies is the most successful team of ICC T20 World Cup as they have won the tournament twice. They are also the defending champions in this tournament as they had won the last T20 World Cup tournament in 2016 by defeating England in the final match. In 2012, West Indies defeated Sri Lanka in the final match to become the winner of the tournament.

Sri Lanka, England, Pakistan and India have won the T20 World Cup tournament once. Sri Lanka won in 2014 by defeating India, England won in 2010 by defeating Australia, Pakistan won in 2009 by defeating Sri Lanka and India won in 2007 by defeating Pakistan in the final.

Tournament Results of Host Teams in Men’s T20 World Cup

YearHost TeamFinish
2007South AfricaRound 2
2009EnglandRound 2
2010West IndiesRound 2
2012Sri LankaRunners-up
2014BangladeshRound 2

Top 5 Players with Most Runs in T20 Men’s World Cup

  1. DPMD Jayawardene (Sri Lanka) – 1016 runs
  2. Chris Gayle (West Indies) – 920 runs
  3. TM Dilshan (Sri Lanka) – 897 runs
  4. Virat Kohli (India) – 777 runs
  5. AB de Villiers (South Africa) – 717 runs

Top 5 Players with Most Sixes in T20 Men’s World Cup

  1. Chris Gayle (West Indies) – 60 sixes
  2. Yuvraj Singh (India) – 33 sixes
  3. SR Watson (Australia) – 31 sixes
  4. AB de Villiers (South Africa) – 30 sixes
  5. DPMD Jayawardene (Sri Lanka) – 25 sixes

Top 5 Players with Most Wickets in T20 Men’s World Cup

  1. Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) – 39 wickets
  2. Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka) – 38 wickets
  3. Saeed Ajmal (Pakistan) – 36 wickets
  4. Ajantha Mendis (Sri Lanka) – 35 wickets
  5. Umar Gul (Pakistan) – 35 wickets

Let’s have a look at the stats of the ICC T20 World Cup tournament 2016.

T20 World Cup 2016 Tournament Results

  1. Champion – West Indies
  2. Runners-up – England
  3. Semi-Finalists – India, New Zealand

Top 5 Players with Most Runs in T20 World Cup 2016

  1. Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh) – 295 runs
  2. Virat Kohli (India) – 273 runs
  3. Joe Root (England) – 249 runs
  4. Mohammad Shahzad (Afghanistan) – 222 runs
  5. Jos Buttler (England) – 191 runs

Top 5 Players with Highest Scores in T20 World Cup 2016

  1. Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh) – 103 runs
  2. Chris Gayle (West Indies) – 100 runs
  3. Virat Kohli (India) – 89 runs
  4. Marlon Samuels (West Indies) – 85 runs
  5. Andre Fletcher (West Indies) – 84 runs

Top Players with Most Hundreds in T20 World Cup 2016

  1. Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh) – 1 hundred (HS: 103)
  2. Chris Gayle (West Indies) – 1 hundred (HS: 100)

Top Players with Most Fifties in T20 World Cup 2016

  1. Virat Kohli (India) – 3 fifties (HS: 89)
  2. Joe Root (England) – 2 fifties (HS: 83)
  3. Asghar Afghan (Afghanistan) – 2 fifties (HS: 62)
  4. Hashim Amla (South Africa) – 2 fifties (HS: 58)

Top 5 Players with Most Sixes in T20 World Cup 2016

  1. Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh) – 14 sixes
  2. Mohammad Shahzad (Afghanistan) – 12 sixes
  3. Jos Buttler (England) – 12 sixes
  4. Chris Gayle (West Indies) – 11 sixes
  5. AB de Villiers (South Africa) – 9 sixes

Top Players with Most Wickets in T20 World Cup 2016

  1. Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan) – 12 wickets
  2. Rashid Khan (Afghanistan) – 11 wickets
  3. Ish Sodhi (New Zealand) – 10 wickets
  4. Mitchell Santner (New Zealand) – 10 wickets
  5. Shakib AI Hasan (Bangladesh) – 10 wickets
  6. David Willey (England) – 10 wickets

Final Words

We hope you enjoyed reading these important stats and records regarding ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. These pieces of information will give you an idea of how teams and players are likely to perform in this ongoing T20 World Cup tournament 2021 so that you can make profitable bets. Know about how betting odds work and try to find out bets with values.

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Written By,

Brijesh Mehta

Brijesh Mehta is a content writer & strategist from India providing his top-notch skills & expertise in the Sports and online casino industry for more than seven years. He is an avid reader and creative writer who is fond of words and uses them to teach others about online betting and trending sports news through his in-depth guides.