India’s T20 World Cup campaign will begin against Pakistan on Sunday. The record of Team India, who won the first T20 World Cup by defeating Pakistan in 2007, is spectacular. In total 33 matches, India has won 20 matches. Only Sri Lanka’s winning percentage (65%) in the tournament is higher than India (64%). India is also a favorite in the world of bookies on the basis of this excellent record and performance of Indian cricketers in the recent IPL. According to the online betting platforms BET265 and LADBROKES, Team India and England are the top contenders for the title.
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021: If you understand the mathematics of the betting market regarding the T20 World Cup, then India is once again winning the title. The chances of Pakistan are very less in the eyes of the bookies.
India’s T20 World Cup campaign will begin against Pakistan on Sunday. The record of Team India, who won the first T20 World Cup by defeating Pakistan in 2007, is spectacular. In total 33 matches, India has won 20 matches. Only Sri Lanka’s winning percentage (65%) in the tournament is higher than India (64%). India is also a favorite in the world of bookies on the basis of this excellent record and performance of Indian cricketers in the recent IPL. According to online betting platforms BET265 and LADBROKES, Team India and England are the top contenders for the title.
Team India is the favorite in the eyes of bookies
In the eyes of bookies, India will win the T20 World Cup title. After that, the highest bets are on England.
According to Bet365 and Ladbrokes, South Africa has the least chance of winning the World Cup among the top 7 teams.
Ladbrokes has named Australia, Pakistan and New Zealand as equal contenders for the title after India and England.
Bet365 has placed West Indies and New Zealand after India and England. Australia and New Zealand are after them.
Virat has scored 700+ runs in T20 World Cups
There are many reasons for India’s strong claim in the T20 World Cup, which is going to be held after about five and a half years. This team of Virat Kohli is full of aggression, enthusiasm and the spirit to never give up. The best mind of T20 cricket rests with Team India in the form of MS Dhoni.
India will play its first match against Pakistan on 24 October. There will be matches against New Zealand on 31 October, Afghanistan on 3 November, Scotland on 5 November, Namibia on 8 November. All matches will start at 7.30 pm. The first semi-final will be played on November 10 and the second on November 11. The final will take place on November 14 in Dubai.
Virat Kohli has scored the most runs for India in the T20 World Cup. He has 777 runs in the tournament in his name. At the same time, when it comes to bowlers, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (5.4) has the best economy rate in the T20 World Cup.
Team India will be able to win two trophies like WI?
A lot has changed from the first T20 World Cup in 2007 to 2021. This time a team will get two reviews in an innings. There will also be a drinks break after 10 overs, which will give the teams time to change tactics.
After winning the first T20 World Cup, a new era of T20 cricket started in India. A tournament like the Indian Premier League (IPL) is the result of that victory. However, in the five World Cups that followed, India could not repeat the same feat again. In the 2014 T20 World Cup, India were very close to the title, but Sri Lanka defeated by 6 wickets in the final.
Virat Kohli has been burning in the last two T20 World Cups. He is the only player in the history of T20 World Cup to be adjudged ‘Player of the Series’ twice. He achieved this feat in the last two World Cups (2014 and 2016).
Know some interesting statistics of T20 World Cup
In the 2014 World Cup, Virat Kohli had beaten 319 runs in 6 matches. This is the world record for the most runs scored in an edition. Sri Lanka’s Ajantha Mendis holds the record for taking most wickets in a T20 World Cup. Mendis took 15 wickets in the 2012 T20 World Cup.
The record of playing the most matches as a captain in the T20 World Cup is the name of MS Dhoni, who won India the title for the first time. He has captained India in 33 matches out of which 64.06% have been won.
Dhoni also has a unique record of wicketkeeping in his name. He helped take four wickets each against Afghanistan in 2010 and Pakistan in 2012. He is the only wicketkeeper to do so.
Pakistan’s Shaheen Afridi holds the record for taking the most wickets (39) in the tournament. He has taken wickets in 34 matches at an average of 23.25.
[Attribution to NBT]