ICC started T20 World Cup in 2007 to entertain cricket fans around the globe. Till yet, six seasons of T20 WC have successfully been hosted by International Cricket Council and T20 World Cup 2021 will be the seventh.
Each season of T20 World Cup was won by the most dominating team that excelled in all the departments of cricket. Here is the list of ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Past Winners List.
Apart from it, India, Pakistan, England, and Sri Lanka have also won the T20 World Cup title for one time. Here is the complete list of ICC T20 World Cup seasons and the winner teams.
|T20 World Cup 2007||India|
|T20 World Cup 2009||Pakistan|
|T20 World Cup 2010||England|
|T20 World Cup 2012||West Indies|
|T20 World Cup 2014||Sri Lanka|
|T20 World Cup 2016||West Indies|
India became the first ever team in T20 Cricket history to win the T20 World Cup in 2007. They defeated their arch rivals Pakistan in the final match by 5 runs. The T20 World Cup 2007 final was held at Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg on 24th September 2007.
After winning the toss India decided to bat first against. In 20 overs, Indian batting line up set up a handsome total of 157/5 while batting first against Pakistan.
However, Pakistan started their chase in a jittery fashion. They lost few wickets in the early overs, But them Misbahul Haq took the match to the last over. Pakistan needed 5 runs on the last ball, but Misbahul Haq while going for a six was caught out. Therefore, India won the T20 World Cup 2007 in a Stylish fashion.
After losing the T20 World Cup 2007 final against India, Pakistan fought back in 2009 season. After defeating Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup 2009, they became the 2nd Champions of T20 World Title. T20 World Cup 2009 final took place at Lord’s, London on 21st June 2009 between Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
After winning the toss, Sri Lanka opted to bat first against Pakistan. However, they had a broken start and only managed to set a short total of 138/6 while batting first.
In return, Pakistan lost their both openers in the chase but excellent half centuries from Shahid Afridi and Shoaib lead Pakistan to a stunning victory by eight wickets. This is how Pakistan became the 2nd Champions of T20 World Title.
After participating in 9 Cricket World Cups, England lifted their first ever ICC title in 2010. They became the 3rd World T20 Champions by defeating their arch rival Australia in the T20 World Cup 2010 final match. T20 WC 2010 final was hosted at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados on 16 May 2010.
After winning the toss, England invited Australia to bat first. A poor performance from Australian top and middle order, helped England to restrict Australia at a reasonable total of 147/6 in 20 overs.
England went brutal in the chase and run down the target in 17 over for the cost of three wickets. As a result, England won the T20 World Cup 2010 tournament final.
West Indies are the only team to hold the T20 World Title for two times. They won the T20 World Cup 2012 and 2016 tournaments and they are defending champions in the upcoming season of T20 World Cup 2021. In the T20 World Cup 2012 final, West Indies defeated Sri Lanka by 36 to claim the title for the first time.
Whereas, West Indies outclassed England in the T20 World Cup 2016 final to claim the title for the 2nd time. No other team has won the T20 World Cup title for two times in T20 history.
After losing the T20 World Cup 2009 and 2012, Sri Lanka finally became the T20 World Cup winners in 2014. They defeated India by six wickets in T20 World Cup 2014 final to claim the title. T20 WC 2014 final match took place Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur on 6th April.
Sri Lanka won the toss and invited India to bat first. Due to the poor performance from top and middle order, India set a lower total of 130/4 in 20 overs while batting first against Sri Lanka.
However, Sri Lanka dominated the Indian batting line up and chased down the target in 17th over for the cost of 4 wickets. This is how, Sri Lanka became the 5th Champion of T20 World Cup.