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World T20 main draw likely to see 12 teams

ICC World T20 2016 has just started. It is the 6th edition of ICC WT20 and first in India, it started on 8th March 2016 and will continue till 3rd April 2016. 16 teams are playing in the tournament where top 8 teams had already qualified for Super 10 stage (Round 2). The other 2 teams will be decided through the ongoing Round 1 competition of the tournament where 8 lower rank teams are participating.

Some important stats of ICC World T20 before WT20 2016 are in the following.

(Note: All the records before the start of WT20 2016)

Team Records:

Most Matches:

Team Matches
Sri Lanka 31
Pakistan 30
India 28

 

Most Wins:

Team Won
Sri Lanka 21
Pakistan 18
India 17

 

Most Loses:

Team Lost
Bangladesh 15
England 14
New Zealand 12

 

Highest Scores:

Date Venue Team Opposition Innings Score (Overs) Result
14.09.2007 Johannesburg SL Kenya 1 260/6 (20) Won
19.09.2007 Durban India England 1 218/4 (20) Won
07.06.2009 The Oval SA Scotland 1 211/5 (20) Won

 

Highest Successful Run Chase:

Date Venue Team Opposition Target Score (Overs)
11.09.2007 Johannesburg South Africa West Indies 206 208/2 (17.4)
14.05.2009 Gros Islet Australia Pakistan 192 197/7 (19.5)
21.03.2014 Sylhet Netherlands Ireland 190 193/4 (13.5)

Lowest Scores:

Date Venue Team Opposition Innings Score (Overs)
24.03.2014 Chittagong Netherlands Sri Lanka 1 39 (10.3)
31.03.2014 Chittagong New Zealand Sri Lanka 2 60 (15.3)
30.04.2014 Providence Ireland West Indies 2 68 (16.4)

 

Individual Records:

Most Runs:

Player Team Matches Runs Average Highest Score 100s 50s
Mahela Jayawardene SL 31 1016 39.07 100 1 6
Chris Gayle WI 23 807 40.35 117 1 7
Tillakaratne Dilshan L 31 764 29.38 96* 0 5

 

Most Runs in a Tournament:

Year Player Team Matches Runs Averages Highest Score 100s 50s
2014 Virat Kohli India 6 319 106.33 77 0 4
2009 Tillakaratne Dilshan SL 7 317 52.83 96* 0 3
2010 Mahela Jayawardene SL 6 302 60.40 100 1 2

 

Highest Individual Score:

Date Venue Player Team Opposition Runs Balls
21.09.2012 Pallekele Brendon McCullum NZ Bangladesh 123 58
11.09.2007 Johannesburg Chris Gayle WI South Africa 117 57
27.03.2014 Chittagong Alex Hales England Sri Lanka 116* 64

 

Highest Partnership:

Date Venue Team Player 1 Player 2 Opposition For Wicket  Runs
07.05.2010 Bridgetown Sri Lanka Mahela Jayawardene Kumar Sangakkara West Indies 2nd 166
27.03.2014 Chittagong England Alex Hales Eoin Morgan Sri Lanka 3rd 152
11.09.2007 Johannesburg West Indies Chris Gayle Devon Smith South Africa 1st 145

 

Most Wickets:

Player Team Matches Wickets Averages Best Bowling 4wk 5wk
Lasith Malinga Sri Lanka 31 38 20.07 5/31 0 1
Saeed Ajmal Pakistan 23 36 16.86 4/19 3 0
Ajantha Mendis Sri Lanka 21 35 15.02 6/8 1 1

 

 

Most Wickets in a Tournament:

Year Player Team Matches Wickets Averages Best Bowling 4wk 5wk
2012 Ajantha Mendis Sri Lanka 6 15 9.80 6/8 1 1
2010 Dirk Nannes Australia 7 14 13.07 4/18 1 0
2007 Umar Gul Pakistan 7 14 11.92 4/25 1 0

 

Best Bowling Figures:

Date Venue Player Team Opposition Bowling Figure
18.09.2012 Hambantota Ajantha Mendis Sri Lanka Zimbabwe 4-2-8-6
31.03.2014 Chittagong Rangana Herath Sri Lanka New Zealand 3.3-2-3-5
13.06.2009 The Oval Umar Gul Pakistan New Zealand 3-0-6-5

 

Most Dismissals (as wicket-keeper):

Player Team Matches Dismissal Catches Stumps
Kamran Akmal Pakistan 30 30 12 18
Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka 31 26 12 14
Dinesh Ramdin West Indies 23 24 16 8

 

Most Catches (as non-wicketkeeper/fielder):

Player Team Matches Catches
AB de Villiers South Africa 26 21
David Warner Australia 19 15
Ross Taylor New Zealand 23 13

 

Most Matches as Captain:

Player Team Matches Won Lost Tie (W/L) No Results
MS Dhoni India 28 17 9 1 (1/0) 1
Paul Collingwood England 17 8 8 0 (0/0) 1
Graeme Smith South Africa 16 11 5 0 (0/0) 0

 

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