The 2016 ICC World T20 is approaching us quickly and cricket fans all across the world are eagerly awaiting the start of the tournament. The T20 world cup 2016 will be the sixth edition of the tournament and one just cannot forget the five historic editions which were all great events.
Since its inception in the year 2007, the Cricket T20 world cup has given all the fans across the globe some highly entertaining games and performances which will remain etched in the memory forever. From Yuri Singh’s six sixes in an over in the first edition of the World Championship for T20 cricket to Marlon Samuels’ historic innings against Sri Lanka, there are numerous moments which will always stay in a cricket fans memory. And with the T20 World Cup 2016 India fast approaching, fans are eagerly awaiting for some more exciting and historic memories to be made during the event.
History and Winners of the previous Tournaments
The journey of the ICC World Twenty20 began in the year 2007. India were the first winners after defeating Pakistan in the Final. In the next edition which took place in England in 2009, Pakistan made up for their previous loss by defeating Sri Lanka in the Final. Next, ICC World T20 tournament took place in West Indies in 2010 and England won the championship by defeating Australia.
The journey continued in 2012 in Sri Lanka and West Indies won the tournament by defeating the home team, but Sri Lanka would come back strong to win the championship the next time around by beating India in the finals in Bangladesh in 2014.
ICC World Twenty20 2016 Championships
The next edition is again going to be really exciting and preparations are in full flow for the India T20 world Cup 2016. It is very difficult to predict the winner but India being the home team are the favourites for the tourney. So get ready next t20 cricket world cup and watch the history unfold.