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T20 World Cup 2024

Stay updated with the latest T20 World Cup 2024 current affairs. Get insights into ICC Men’s T20 World Cup news and sports current affairs of 2024.

The T20 World Cup, officially known as the ICC T20 Men’s World Cup, debuted in 2007. The International Cricket Council (ICC) launched this tournament to capitalize on the rising popularity of the T20 format, which provides a fast-paced and thrilling version of cricket.

The ICC T20 Men’s World Cup is typically conducted every two years. However, there may be occasional adjustments to the schedule based on various factors, including global cricketing calendars and other international events.

The global governing body of Cricket is the International Cricket Council (ICC). It is responsible for organizing the T20 World Cup, setting the rules and regulations, and overseeing the tournament’s operations including developing sport globally and managing anti-corruption measures. It was established in 1909.

Group Stage: The tournament starts with a group stage, where teams are split into groups and engage in round-robin matches, competing against every other team in their respective group.

Super 8: Teams progressing from the group stage join pre-qualified teams in the Super 8 stage, which also uses a round-robin format and is divided into two groups.

Knockout Stage: The best teams from the Super 8 stage advance to the semi-finals, with the winners of the semi-finals battling in the final to determine the champion.

Tie-breakers: In the event of a tie, a Super Over is employed to decide the winner.

The number of teams that take part usually ranges from 16, including both ICC Full Member nations and qualifiers from different cricketing regions around the world. Each team has a group of 15 players, including batsmen, bowlers, all-rounders, and wicketkeepers. Teams often include both experienced players and rising stars.

Trophy: The ICC T20 World Cup trophy is awarded to the winning team. It is a silver trophy designed to symbolize the pinnacle of success in the T20 format.

Medals: Players and officials from both the winning and runner-up teams are awarded medals to honor their contributions and commemorate their achievements in the tournament.

In the Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, 16 teams participated which were: India, Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, Ireland, Namibia, Netherlands, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates, West Indies, Zimbabwe, New Zealand.

England became champions by defeating Pakistan by 5 wickets in the final at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Australia. They made history as the first team to hold both the ODI and T20 World Cups simultaneously, following their memorable victory over New Zealand in the 2019 50-over final at Lord’s.

Here’s a look at the list of T20 World Cup winners by country from 2007 to 2024.

Country NameNo. of times WinnerYear
West Indies22012, 2016
England22010, 2022
India22007, 2024
Sri Lanka12014
T20 World Cup winners

The 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup commenced on June 2nd, with the USA making their debut against Canada in their maiden World Cup match hosted on home ground. This event is significant as it marks the return of a senior men’s ICC tournament to the Caribbean, with the West Indies serving as co-hosts. This marks the first time since the 2010 edition of the T20 World Cup that a major ICC event is being held in the region.

Rohit Sharma (captain), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, and Mohammed Siraj.

India's T20 World Cup Squard
India’s T20 World Cup Squard: Photo credit- news18

ICC T20 World Cup Group Stages held from June 2-June 18, 2024

T20 World Cup 2024 Points Table – Find team rankings, points, matches won, net run rate, and updated team standings here. Check out the latest ranking points chart.

Group A

PositionTeamPlayedWonLostN/RTiedNet RRPoints

Group B

PositionTeamPlayedWonLostN/RTiedNet RRPoints

Group C

PositionTeamPlayedWonLostN/RTiedNet RRPoints
1West Indies440003.2578
3New Zealand422000.4154
5Papua New Guinea40400-1.2680

Group D

PositionTeamPlayedWonLostN/RTiedNet RRPoints
Q1South Africa440000.4708
3Sri Lanka412100.8633

June 19-25, 2024: Super Eight

The Super Eight stage: with top two teams from the four groups playing. The teams divided in two groups of four sides each.

TeamPlayedWonLostN/RTiedNet RRPoints
Q1 India33000+2.0176
Q2 Afghanistan32100-0.3054

Super 8- Group 2

TeamPlayedWonLostN/RTiedNet RRPoints
Q1 South Africa33000+0.5996
Q2 England32100+1.9924
West Indies31200+0.9632

June 27, 2024: First Semi-final

June 27, 2024: Second Semi-final

June 29, 2024: Final

Rohit Sharma – T20 World Cup winning captain  •  Getty Images

Below is a detailed summary of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, featuring the champions, runners-up, host venues, leading run-scorers, top wicket-takers, and Players of the Series.

YearWinnerRunner-UpVenueTop Run ScorerHighest Wicket TakerPlayer of the Series
2007IndiaPakistanSouth AfricaMatthew HaydenUmar GulShahid Afridi
2009PakistanSri LankaEnglandTillakaratne DilshanUmar GulTillakaratne Dilshan
2010EnglandAustraliaWest IndiesMahela JayawardeneDirk NannesKevin Pietersen
2012West IndiesSri LankaSri LankaShane WatsonAjantha MendisShane Watson
2014Sri LankaIndiaBangladeshVirat KohliAjantha MendisVirat Kohli
2016West IndiesEnglandIndiaTamim IqbalMustafizur RahmanVirat Kohli
2021AustraliaNew ZealandUAE/OmanBabar AzamAdam ZampaMitchell Marsh
2022EnglandPakistanAustraliaVirat KohliWanindu HasarangaSam Curran
2024IndiaSouth AfricaWest IndiesRahmanullah GurbazFazalhaq Farooqi, Arshdeep SinghJaspreet Bumrah
T20 World Cup Complete Winners List
  • Event Date- 1st June to 29th June.
  • Venue- West Indies and USA
  • Edition-9
  • Administrator- International Cricket Council
  • Cricket Format-T20
  • Teams involved-20
  • Total Matches-55
  • Official Song- Out of This World
  • First time team involved- USA, Canada and Uganda
  • In Final match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, India defeated South Africa by 7 runs and clinched the title. At the same time, India has won the T20 World Cup after 17 Years. India Last won the ICCT20 World Cup in 2007.
  • In Final of the T20 World Cup2024, India won the toss and decided to bat against South Africa. India scored 176 runs for 7 wickets in 20 overs. Chasing the target, South Africa could only score 169 runs for 8 wickets in 20 overs.
  • After 11 years, ICC trophy has been won by India. Earlier India has won the Champianship trophy in 2013.
  • After 13 years, India won the World Cup. In 2011, India won the ODI World Cup.
  • Winner- India (Captain -Rohit Sharma)
  • Runner-up- South Africa (Captain- Aiden Markram)
  • Man of the Series (Player of the Tournament)- Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah.
  • Man of the Match- Indian batsman Virat Kohli
  • Most runs- Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Afghanistan) 281 Runs
  • Most wickets- Arshdeep Singh (India) and Fazalhaq Farooqi (Afghanistan) 17 wickets.
  • Venues of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024
    • West Indies- Antigua, Barbados, Dominica, Guyana, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, St Vincent, St Grenadines.
    • USA- Dallas, Florida, New York
  • ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Winning Amount
    • Winner- Rs. 20.40 crore (USD 2.45 million)
    • Runner-up- Rs. 10.67 crore ($ 1.28 million)
    • Semi finalists- Rs. 6.48 crore ($ 787,500 each)
  • Records made in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024
    • ICC announces record-breaking prize money of USD 11.25 million for Men’s T20 World Cup 2024
    • Estonian player Sahil Chauhan made a record by scoring the fastest century in 27 balls and he broke Chris Gayle’s 30 ball record.
    • Australian fast bowler Pat Cummins made history in the T20 World Cup 2024. Pat Cummins became the first bowler to take two consecutive hattricks in the World Cup.
    • New Zealand’s Star bowler Lockie Ferguson has set a world record by bowling four over maidens in four during his spell
    • Rohit Sharma became the first Indian player to play all ICC Men’s T20 World Cups and with this both World Cups (2007, 2024)
    • Yuvraj Singh hit six sixes in an over during the match against England in the T20 World Cup 2007. Yuvraj became the first such batsman.
    • Tentative venue of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2026 is India and Sri Lanka, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2028 is Australia and New Zealand and ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2030 is England, Ireland and Sri Lanka.
  • Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja have announced their retirement from T20 International Cricket ).

All 20 teams and captains of ICC T20 World Cup 2024

1IndiaRohit Sharma
2South AfricaAiden Markram
3AmericaMonank Patel
4West IndiesRovman Powell
5AfghanistanRashid Khan
6AustraliaMitchell Marsh
7BangladeshNajmul Hussain Shanto
8IrelandPaul Stirling
9CanadaSaad Zafar
10EnglandJos Buttler
11NamibiaGerard Erasmus
12NepalRohit Paudel
13New ZealandKane Williams
14NetherlandsScott Edwards
15OmanAqib Ilyas
16PakistanBabar Azam
17Papua New GuineaAsadullah Wala
18ScotlandRichie Barrington
19Sri LankaWanindu Hasaranga
20UgandaBrian Masaba

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