The ICC Cricket World Men’s T-20 Cup 2016 has won by West Indies team by defeating England by 4 wickets. The final of ICC T 20 Cricket World Cup 2016 was played at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. This was the 6th edition of the ICC World Twenty20. It was held in India from 8 March to 3 April 2016 and was the first edition to be hosted by the country.
There were sixteen participating teams, ten qualifying automatically through their status as full members of the International Cricket Council (ICC), and another six qualifying through the 2015 World Twenty20 Qualifier.
In the final, England had scored 155 runs for 9 wickets. West Indies successfully chased the target by scoring 161 runs in 19.4 over at the loss of 4 wickets. With this win, West Indies became the only team to win the ICC World Twenty20 title twice. Earlier it had won its first title in 2012 by defeating Sri Lanka.
Awards Player of the match: Marlon Samuels (West Indies). Indian batsman Virat Kohli was named the player of the tournament, while Bangladesh’s Tamim Iqbal and Afghanistan’s Mohammad Nabi led the tournament in runs and wickets, respectively.
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Captain of the West Indies Men’s team: Darren Sammy.
England Captain : Eoin Morgan.
- ICC Cricket World Women’s T-20 Cup 2016 was also won by West Indies by defeating reigning champions Australia by 8 wickets. Captains of the two teams West Indies: Stafanie Taylor and Australia: Meg Lanning. Awards Player of the match: Hayley Matthews (West Indies). Player of the series: Stafanie Taylor (West Indies).
So now lets discuss some questions related to this article which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Name the Cricket team which has won the ICC T 20 Cricket Men’s World Cup 2016 ?
2. Name the player who has been awarded with the Player of the tournament ?
3. The final of ICC T 20 Cricket Men’s World Cup 2016 has been played between which two countries cricket team ?
Courtesy : Indian Express