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The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 administered by the International Cricket Council is a major sports event, involving cricket players from across the world. After much deliberation over the final venue and dates of the sports event, the council finally concluded the date slab of 17th October 2021 to 14th November 2021 as the final event dates.

Moreover, they also allotted the United Arab Emirates and Oman as the host countries for the very first time this T20 World Cup edition. So, after a long wait, the 7th series brought in a lot more charm, fun and excitement amongst the mass who were eagerly waiting for the event to kick off. As per the ICC T20 World Cup Stats, officially 16 countries will participate amongst which eight teams will qualify for the Super 12 round and thereon, the best two teams shall qualify for the finals.

When we closely analyse the ICC T20 World Cup stats, West Indies has emerged as the team who have clinched the World Cup title the most number of times. However, this T20 World Cup 2021 brought in a new vantage point to its set laws. The ICC’s new proclamation made headlines when it replaced the term batsman with batter, making it a simple gender-neutral term. 

ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Stats

According to the officially showcased T20 World Cup stats, a total of 16 countries will participate in the battle to become the champion of the prestigious cricket series and grab the title. Cricket has always been an absolute thriller and the seventh series of cricket tournament has witnessed noticeable developments, starting from its venue, referrals, hosting countries and concepts. The T20 World Cup stats shows that contribution to this sport has been immense by each team. The event has seen higher scores, good strike rates, most number of wickets and some of the best performances portrayed by the participating teams in the overall T20 World Cup stats.

The Title Holders: ICC T20 World Cup Stats

Mentioned below is a list of title holders (as per the T20 World Cup stats), who attained the esteemed World Cup trophy, at the successive years of the events. 

Year of the sports event Series won by
2007 India
2009 Pakistan
2010 England
2012 West Indies
2014 Sri Lanka
2016 West Indies

As the T20 World Cup stats show, West Indies maintained an impressive record by clinching the title two times within the period of 2012-2016. The T20 World Cup 2021 stats shows that there are:

  • 45 scheduled matches
  • 8 pairs of teams (2 groups each)
  • 2 semi-final rounds
  • 2 best teams will battle against each other in the finals.
  • The finals will be conducted on 14th November, 2021 in the popular Dubai International Stadium.

ICC T20 World Cup Stats: Most number of runs scored by a player

  • Mahela Jayawardene - 1,016 runs
  • Chris Gayle- 920 runs
  • Tillakaratne Dilshan- 897 runs

ICC T20 World Cup Stats: Most number of wickets taken by a player

  • Shahid Afridi - 39 wickets
  • Lasith Malinga- 38 wickets
  • Saeed Ajmal - 36 wickets

ICC T20 World Cup Stats (Consolidated figures)

Number Team Total number of matches played  Scores  Ratings
1 England 22 6088 277
2 India 25 6881 277
3 New Zealand 23 6048 263
4 Pakistan 30 7818 261
5 Australia 23 5930 258
6 South Africa 19 4703 248
7 Afghanistan 12 2826 236
8 Sri Lanka 13 2957 227
9 Bangladesh 13 2921 225
10 West Indies 18 3992 222
11 Zimbabwe 19 3628 191
12 Ireland 18 3388 188

Note: This T20 World Cup stats has been compiled by the T20 World Cup official.

ICC T20 World Cup Stats: Highest Strike rates in the T20 series

Name of the player Total runs scored Balls faced Strike Rate Team
Ramesh Satheesan 550 292 188.35 Romania
Ravija Sandaruwan 557 348 165.80 Kuwait
Glenn Maxwell 1780 1120 158.92 Australia
Tim David 558 352 158.52 Singapore
Evin Lewis 1318 834 158.03 West Indies

T20 World Cup Stats: Best Fielding Throughout the series

According to the T20 World Cup stats, the mentions for the best fielders have broken all records. These records have been snatched by top wicket keepers like MS Dhoni with the highest dismissals overall and AB De Villiers with a similar record for only one tournament. The T20 World Cup stats also shows Mike Hussey and David Warner with most number of catches.

T20 World Cup 2021 Stats: Group Distribution

Group A consists (Total 8 teams)

  • Sri Lanka
  • Ireland
  • Netherlands
  • Namibia

Group B includes

  • Bangladesh
  • Scotland
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Oman

Hereafter, the four individual teams will play with the previously qualified ICC T20 World Cup teams: India, West Indies, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan and Afghanistan as per their T20 World Cup 2021 stats scores. The best teams will qualify for the Super 12s after ascertaining the T20 World Cup stats. Then, the selected teams will play off in the semi finals held on 10th and 11th November respectively.

The T20 World Cup will be held at the following spots:

  • Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
  • Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah
  • Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium,  Abu Dhabi
  • Al Amerat Cricket Stadium in Muscat, Oman

At last as per the T20 World Cup 2021 stats, the best team will clinch the trophy at the finals on 14th November, 2021.

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