Cricket News sort by ICC World Twenty20 2012

In a way, it’s surprising that, of all teams, Pakistan have the best World T20 record. After all, they aren’t renowned for their consistency. They were finalists in 2007, champions in 2009, and almost finalists again in 2010.

This Indian team isn’t anywhere close to the one that won the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007. On the contrary, it is a side struggling to make an impact.

Australia were declared winners by 17 runs according to the D/L Method in the rain-affected Group B Match against West Indies at Colombo.

South Africa eased to a huge 32-run victory over Sri Lanka who found it absolutely hard to score runs quickly against a quality pace attack.

ICC World Twenty20 2012, 10th T20 Match, Group A: England Vs India Live Score at Colombo (RPS), Sep 23, 2012. Match scheduled to begin at 19:30 local time (14:00 GMT).

Afghanistan batting which scared India the other night came a cropper against the fiery English pace attack. However, just when Afghanistan were slipping towards the lowest ever total in the history of T20I at 26 for 8 ended up with 80 all out.

Bangladesh suffered a heavy defeat of 59 runs at Pallekele against the Black Caps. It was just too much for the Bangladeshis to chase the target of 192 courtesy of Brendon McCullum century.

This tournament is only a few days old, but even in the one game that Afghanistan have been on show, against India, they proved that they are not here just to make up the numbers.

It is not often that Australia got into a major tournament low on hype. The on-going World T20 was one of those rare feelings for them. They were ranked behind Ireland, having been held to a draw in the T20s played in the West Indies and, more recently, had a tough time against Pakistan in the UAE.