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2010 ICC World Twenty20, The West Indies
ICC World Twenty20 West Indies 2010
World Twenty20 2010 Final: England vs Australia - England wins Twenty/20 World Cup
May 16, 2010Man of the match Craig Kieswetter scored a wonderful half century (63) to steer his team to a comprehensive 7 wicket victory over Australia after England bowlers restricted them to just three sixes and ten fours in 20 overs. The current 50 overs World Cup and Champions Trophy holders Australia could only score 147 for six, with David Hussey's 59 the top score.
Looking for their first ever Cricket World Cup win (in any format), South Africa-born batsmen Kevin Pietersen (47) and Craig Kieswetter were involved in a 111-run partnership for the second wicket. Pietersen was named man of the tournament for scoring 248 runs.
World Twenty20 2010 Final: England 148/3 (Craig Kieswetter 63, Kevin Pietersen 47) beat Australia 147/6 (David Hussey 59) by seven wickets.
Second Semi-Final: Freakish Hussey shocks Pakistan in final over
May 14, 2010
World Twenty20 Second Semi-Final: Australia 197/7 (19.5 ov) beat Pakistan 191/6 (20 ov), Michael Hussey 60(24 3x4 6x6)
First Semi-Final: England cruise into World T20 final
May 13, 2010
World Twenty20 First Semi-Final: England 132/3 (Pietersen 42*) beat Sri Lanka 128/6 (Mathews 58, Broad 2-21) by 7 wkts.
Super Eight match 24: Windies no match for Australia
May 11, 2010
World Twenty20 Match #24: Australia 109/4 (Haddin 42) beat West Indies 105 (Smith 3-20) by 6 wickets
Super Eight match 23: Sri Lanka win, India out of World T20
May 11, 2010
World Twenty20 Match #23: India 163/5 (20 ov) lost to Sri Lanka 167/5 (20 ov)
Super Eight match 22: New Zealand eliminated by England
May 10, 2010
World Twenty20 Match #22: England 153/7 (19.1 ov) beat New Zealand 149/6 (20 ov) by 3 wickets.
Super Eight match 21: South Africa crashes out of the WT20
May 10, 2010
World Twenty20 Match #21: Pakistan 148/7 (20 ov) beat South Africa 137/7 (20 ov) by 11 runs.
Super Eight match 20: Australia cruise to 81-run triumph over SL
May 9, 2010
World Twenty20 Match #20: Australia 168 for 5 (White 85*, Randiv 3-20) beat Sri Lanka 87 (Johnson 3-15, Nannes 2-19)
Super Eight match 19: India lose tamely to West Indies
May 9, 2010
World Twenty20 Match #19: West Indies 169/6 (20 ov) beat India 155/9 (20 ov) by 14 runs.
Super Eight match 18: Comprehensive win for England
May 8, 2010
World Twenty20 Match 18: England 168/7 (20 ov) beat South Africa 129 (19 ov) by 39 runs.
Super Eight match 17: New Zealand edge out Pakistan
May 8, 2010
World Twenty20 Match 17: New Zealand 133/7 (20 ov) beat Pakistan 132/7 (20 ov) by 1 run.
Super Eight match 16: Sri Lanka overwhelm Windies
May 7, 2010
World Twenty20 Match 16: Sri Lanka 195/3 (20 ov) beat West Indies 138/8 (20 ov) by 57 runs
Super Eight match 15: Australia outclass India
May 7, 2010Australia humiliated India by 49 runs in a crucial Super Eights match of the Twenty20 World Cup match. Chasing 185-run target, India lost wickets at regular intervals in the Group F Super Eight stage match in Barbados, to finish the innings in 17.4 overs scoring only 135. Rohit Sharma scored 79 off 46 balls, hitting 4 fours and 6 sixes.
Earlier, put into bat, Australia went on a six-hitting spree, with both the openers Shane Watson (54 off 32 balls) and David Warner (72 off 42 balls) scoring runs at will. At one time, they hit 6 sixes in a row off Jadeja, from 2 overs - Warner & Watson sharing 3 each.
World Twenty20 Match 15: Australia 184/5 (Warner 72, Watson 54) beat India 135 (Rohit 79*, Tait 3-21, Nannes 3-25) by 49 runs
Super Eight matches 15 & 16: India vs Australia, West Indies v Sri Lanka at Bridgetown
May 6, 20102007 World Champion India will meet a team many expect to take home this year's trophy - Australia, on a seam-friendly track in Barbados on Friday.
Both teams came through the pool stage undefeated, along with West Indies who will meet Sri Lanka in the second match of the day.
Super Eights (match 14): South Africa beat New Zealand by 13 runs
May 6, 2010Albie Morkel hit five sixes in scoring 40 off 18 balls as South Africa scored 73 from their last 6.3 overs which powered the team to a total of 170/4 - enough for a comfortable 13-run victory over New Zealand in the World Twenty20 Super Eights.
World Twenty20 Match 14: South Africa 170/4 (20 ov) beat New Zealand 157/7 (20 ov) by 13 runs
Super Eights (match 13): England beat Pakistan by six wickets
May 6, 2010Kevin Pietersen's unbeaten 73 - from 52 balls with two sixes and eight fours - saw England to a six-wicket win over defending champions Pakistan in the opening Super Eights match of the World Twenty20 at the Kensington Oval. England finished on 151 for four in reply to Pakistan's 148 for nine.
World Twenty20 Match 13: England 151/4 (19.3 ov) beat Pakistan 147/9 (20 ov) by 6 wickets
Group Stage match 12: South Africans outclass Afghans
May 5, 2010
World Twenty20 Match 11: South Africa 139/7 (20 ov) beat Afghanistan 80 (16 ov) by 59 runs
Group Stage match 11: Australia crush Bangladesh
May 5, 2010
World Twenty20 Match 11: Australia 141/7 (20 ov) beat Bangladesh 114 (18.4 ov) by 27 runs
Group Stage match 10: Rain saves England
May 4, 2010England survived a scare from Ireland before rain forced the abandonment of their Group D match. Both teams ended up splitting one point each, as Ireland could only bat for 3.3 overs. They were 14 for the loss of one wicket, looking at a comfortable win chasing England's 120 for eight.
England went through on superior run-rate, with minnows Ireland paying dearly for their 70-run defeat by the hosts on Friday.
World Twenty20 Match 10: England 120/8 (Morgan 45) v Ireland 14/1 - match abandoned
Group Stage match 9: New Zealand cruise into the Super 8s
May 4, 2010New Zealand advanced to the Super Eights of the World Twenty20 by beating Zimbabwe by 7 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method.
Scott Styris and Nathan McCullum took three wickets each for New Zealand as they bundled out Zimbabwe for just 84 in 15.1 overs. Chasing 85 for a win, New Zealand made 36 for one from 8.1 overs before rain interrupted play.
World Twenty20 Match 9: New Zealand 36/1 beat Zimbabwe 84 (McCullum 3-16, Styris 3-5) by seven runs by D/L method
Group Stage match 8: Windies clinch rain-curtalied thriller
May 3, 2010England's hopes of an opening victory at the World Twenty20 were dashed as West Indies won by eight wickets via Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-marred Twenty20 World Cup Group D match in Guyana.
England posted an impressive 191-5 batting first, and Windies raced to 30-0 in reply but rain arrived to hold up proceedings. West Indies were then given a revised victory target of 60 runs from six overs, which they reached with one ball to go.
World Twenty20 Match 8: West Indies 60/2 (Gayle 25) beat England 191/5 (Morgan 55, Wright 45*) by D/L method
Group Stage match 7: Jayawardene 100 wins it for Lanka
May 3, 2010Mahela Jayawardene struck a scintillating century as Sri Lanka thumped Zimbabwe by 14 runs via Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-marred Group B match in the ICC World Twenty20. His side racked up 173-7 batting first.
Having reached 4-0 after one over, heavy rain forced Zimbabwe into chasing a revised target of 104 from 11 overs. They were 29-1, on completing the necessary five overs before a second shower ultimately ended the game.
World Twenty20 Match 7: Sri Lanka 173/7 (Jayawardene 100) beat Zimbabwe 29/1 in 5 overs by 14 runs - D/L method
Group Stage match 6: Australia seal easy win over Pakistan
May 2, 2010Shane Watson hit a magnificient 81 from 49 as Australia scattered the Pakistan bowlers for 191 in their 20 overs before the seamers sealed a 34 run victory. Hussey (53 from 29) gave ample support, and Australia seemed to be on their way to the first 200+ innings of the 2010 championship as they were 191/5 by the end of the 19th over. But then, an unbelievable final over from Aamer - a five-wicket maiden, with two runouts - ended the Australian innings 9 runs short.
Australia's bowlers had a field day, with opening bowlers Shaun Tait (3-20) and Dirk Nannes (3-41) making sure wickets fell regularly. For Pakistan, Misbah-ul-Haq hit a lively 41 and Shahid Afridi scored 33 off 24 balls.
World Twenty20 Match 6: Australia 191 (Watson 81, Hussey 53, Aamer 3-23) beat Pakistan 157 (Misbah 41, Tait 3-20, Nannes 3-41) by 34 runs
Group Stage match 5: Raina takes India to Super 8
May 2, 2010India defeated South Africa by 14 runs in a Group C match, riding on a superb hundred (off 60 balls) by Suresh Raina, to qualify for the Super Eights of the World T20 at the Beausejour stadium in St. Lucia. Raina's first fifty took 42 balls, and his second was blazed in just 17. He was invloved in an 88-run partnership Yuvraj Singh who made 37 off 30 balls. 75 runs were clobbered off during the last five overs, which also saw Raina reaching 101 with a six.
Jacques Kallis gave the Proteas a good start with his 54-ball 73, but the middle order, barring Smith (36) and AB de Villiers (31), failed to put up a good show. They could only manage 172 for five in 20 overs.
World Twenty20 Match 5: India 186 for 5 (Raina 101, Yuvraj 37) beat South Africa 172 for 5 (Kallis 73) by 14 runs
Group Stage matches 5 & 6: India vs South Africa, Pakistan vs Australia
May 2, 20102007 World Champion India will meet 2009 World Cup Semi Finalist South Africa in a Group-C match at St Lucia today. While India won their first group encounter against Afghanistan, it is South Africa's first match in this World Cup.
The second match of the day at the same location is between the current World Champions Pakistan and a team many expect to take home this year's trophy - Australia.
Group Stage match 4: Pakistan hold off Tigers
May 1, 2010Defending champions Pakistan survived a spirited Bangladesh fight-back to win their opening World Twenty20 in a Goup A match. Openers Salman Butt (73) and Kamran Akmal (73) set up the victory as they both hit 73 to help Pakistan to an imposing 172 for three.
Mohammad Ashraful (65) and skipper Shakib Al Hasan (47) kept the Tigers alive though, putting on 91 runs for the third wicket. Mohammad Sami removed the dangerous Shakib and Mahmudullah in the same over before getting Mushifuqur Rahim caught in the deep to finish with figures of three for 29.
Pakistan: Kamran Akmal (W), Salman Butt, Mohammad Hafeez, Shahid Afridi (C), Umar Akmal, Fawad Alam, Misbah-ul-Haq, Abdul Razzaq, Mohammad Aamer, Mohammad Sami, Saeed Ajmal
Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Imrul Kayes, Mohammad Ashraful, Shakib Al Hasan (C), Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (W), Naeem Islam, Suhrawadi Shuvo, Shafiul Islam, Mashrafe Mortaza, Abdur Razzak
World Twenty20 Match 4: Pakistan 172/3 (Butt 73, Akmal 73) beat Bangladesh 151/7 (Ashraful 65, Sami 3-29) by 21 runs
Group Stage match 3: Easy win for India
May 1, 2010India cruised to a seven-wicket victory with 31 balls remaining in St Lucia against minnows Afganistan on day two of the 2010 ICC World Twenty20.
Put to bat first, Afghanistani team could manage to score just 115 for eight with the help of Noor Ali (50 off 48 balls) and Asghar Stanikzai (30 off 33 balls). They shared a 68 runs partnership to pull the team out of trouble, after losing the first three wickets for just 29 runs. Ashish Nehra took three wickets for 19 and Praveen Kumar claimed two for 14.
India lost Gautam Gambhir early on and debutant Murali Vijay (48) top scored for India, while Yuvraj Singh (23 not out) and captain Dhoni (15 not out in 6 balls) took India to victory.
India: M Vijay, G Gambhir, SK Raina, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni (Captain & WK), YK Pathan, RA Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, P Kumar, Z Khan, A Nehra
Afghanistan: Noor Ali, Mohammad Shahzad (Wicket Keeper), Nowroz Mangal (Captain), Hamid Hassan, Raees Ahmadzai, Mohammad Nabi, Samiullah Shenwari, Asghar Stanikzai, Shapoor Zadran, Dawlat Ahmadzai
World Twenty20 Match 3: India 116/3 (Vijay 48) beat Afghanistan 115/8 (Noor 50, Nehra 3-19) by seven wickets
Group Stage match 2: Ireland hammered by West Indies
April 30, 2010West Indies were given a brief scare by 17-year-old spinner George Dockrell, who took 3-16 in four overs, but they recovered from the suspect batting performance to thrash Ireland by 70 runs in Guyana.
Darren Sammy (3-8) and Ravi Rampaul (3-17) took three wickets each to skittle Ireland out for only 68 runs in 16.4 overs. West Indies had earlier scored 138-9 in 20 overs.
West Indies: Andre Fletcher, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Narsingh Deonarine, Dwayne Bravo (C), Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin (W), Darren Sammy, Nikita Miller, Ravi Rampaul, Kemar Roach
Ireland: William Porterfield (C), Paul Stirling, Niall OBrien (W), Alex Cusack, Kevin OBrien, Trent Johnston, Gary Wilson, John Mooney, Andre Botha, Boyd Rankin, George Dockrell
World Twenty20 Match 2: West Indies 138/9 (20 ov) beat Ireland 68 (16.4 ov) by 70 runs
Group Stage match 1: New Zealand defeat Sri Lanka by two wickets
April 30, 2010New Zealand edged out last year's finalists Sri Lanka by 2 wickets in a sensational opening game at the 2010 World Twenty20 in Guyana. Nathan McCullum hit a breezy 16 of six balls including a six off Malinga when New Zealand were requiring three runs from the last two balls.
For Sri Lanka, Mahela Jayawardena scored a quickfire 81 runs of 51 balls to take them to 139 runs of 20 overs after captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat.
New Zealand: Brendon McCullum, Ryder, M Guptill, Taylor, Styris, Hopkins (Wicket Keeper), Oram, Vettori, NL McCullum, S Bond, Southee
Sri Lanka: Dilshan, Jayawardene, KC Sangakkara (Captain & WK), Jayasuriya, Kapugedera, Mathews, Chandimal, Malinga, M Muralitharan, Mendis, Welegedara
World Twenty20 Match 1: New Zealand 139/8 (19.5 ov) beat Sri Lanka 135/6 (20 ov) by 2 wickets
India team for 2010 World Twenty20
March 26, 2010Karnataka speedster R Vinay Kumar was the only new face in the squad to be led by MS Dhoni, while some of the top performers of the IPL 2010 - Robin Uthappa of RCB, Saurabh Tiwary & Sachin Tendulkar of MI and Murali Kartik of KKR - were ignored for the India's 15-member squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup in the West Indies.
Vinay was picked as the fourth seamer in a squad containing Zaheer Khan, Praveen Kumar and Ashish Nehra. Pacer Ishant Sharma and Sreeshant were dropped from the team, while Uttar Pradesh leg-spinner Piyush Chawla pipped Pragyan Ojha and Amit Mishra for the second spinner's berth in the squad supporting off-spinner Harbhajan Singh. Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik is also in the team in view of skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s record of injuries on recent tours.
Update, April 20 2010: Vice-captain and star opening batsman Virender Sehwag has been ruled out due to a shoulder injury. Murali Vijay of Chennai Super Kings has been announced as Sehwag's replacement. In the absence of Sehwag, Delhi Daredevils skipper Gautam Gambhir will take over as vice-captain.
World Twenty20 Squad: MS Dhoni (capt & wk),
Missing: Sachin Tendulkar, Ishant Sharma, Sreesanth, Irfan Pathan, Robin Uthappa.
Australia unseeded for 2010 World Twenty20
July 5, 2009Reigning 50-over world champions Australia, have been ranked below Bangladesh for next year’s World Twenty20 in the Caribbean, organisers announced in London on Sunday. They are placed in Group A, along with Bangladesh and Pakistan.
Seedings are based primarily on the results of last month’s second edition of the tournament in England, which saw Pakistan, losing finalists in 2007, beat Sri Lanka at Lord’s to take the trophy.
The top two sides from each of the four groups in the 12-nation men’s tournament will go through to the second round Super Eights from which the top four sides for the semi-finals will be drawn. The semi-finals and final of the eight-team women’s tournament will take place on the same days and at the same venues as the corresponding men’s matches, just as in 2009.
Group A: Pakistan (A1), Bangladesh (A2), Australia
Group B: Sri Lanka (B1), New Zealand (B2), Zimbabwe
Group C: South Africa (C1), India (C2), Qualifier One
Group D: West Indies (D1), England (D2), Qualifier Two
West Indies to host World T20 Championship in 2010
Oct 18, 2008The West Indies will host the World Twenty20 Championship in 2010, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Saturday.
The event will be held in place of the Champions Trophy that was to be hosted by West Indies in 2010, ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat said at a press conference. "With the Champions Trophy set to be hosted by Pakistan in 2009 after its cancellation this year, we decided to have a Twenty20 World Championship instead in April-May 2010 in West Indies," he said.
"Although World Twenty20 is to be held every second year, we decided to hold it on the trot to set the calendar right and ensure a better spread of tournaments." The event, slated to be held from April 23 to May 9, will be staged at three venues to be chosen by the ICC Board in January 2009 following nominations from the West Indies Cricket Board.
"With the ICC Champions Trophy being the final major ICC event of 2009, and the ICC Cricket World Cup being the 50 over event in 2011, it makes perfect sense to have a tournament of a different format in between," Lorgat said. "It means we will avoid staging the ICC Champions Trophy and the ICC Cricket World Cup close together, as happened in 2002-03 and 2006-07.
"We will aim to make both those events special to ensure we have a great blend of the ICC's three majors, with two ICC World Twenty20s (2009 in England and 2010 in the West Indies) as well as an the ICC Champions Trophy (in 2009) and an ICC Cricket World Cup (in 2011) over the next three years." India won the inaugural World Twenty20 Championship in South Africa in 2007.
By Nishanth Gopinathan.
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