The ICC T20 World Cup takes place once every two years. However, due to some planning changes made by the ICC and the COVID-19 pandemic, there has not been a single T20 World Cup event in the last five years. Now, fans will witness two T20 World Cups in two years (2021 and 2022).
West Indies were the ICC T20 World Cup winners last time. The first tournament was held in the year 2007 and the next one scheduled is in 2021 to be hosted by Oman and the United Arab Emirates.
Who has won the most T20 World Cup titles?
No. of times Champion
West Indies are the only team to have won the ICC T20 World Cup trophy twice. Australia, who have won the 50-over Cricket World Cup trophy five times have failed to win the ICC T20 World Cup even once. In 2010, they came close to winning the trophy but lost to Ashes rivals England in the summit clash.
2014 T20 World Cup winners Sri Lanka are the only ones to have lost multiple T20 World Cup Finals. They lost it in 2009 and 2012.
T20 World Cup 2007 Winner - India
The Indian cricket team was the first to win the T20 World Cup. Playing under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, India defeated Pakistan in the final to win the tournament. They only lost one game in the tournament - against New Zealand in Super 8s.
Watch the India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2007 final's last over here.
T20 World Cup 2009 Winner - Pakistan
After finishing as runners-up in the first T20 World Cup, Pakistan won the trophy two years later in 2009. England hosted this tournament, and Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka in the final to become champions. Pakistan lost their first match against England and a Super 8 match against Sri Lanka. Still, they managed to win the trophy.
T20 World Cup 2010 Winner - England
England became the first non-Asian team to win the T20 World Cup in 2010. England beat Ashes rivals Australia in the final. The English team had lost to the West Indies in their first game, but they won all the following games and captured the trophy.
T20 World Cup 2012 Winner - West Indies
West Indies also lost their first match of ICC T20 World Cup 2012 against Australia and still won the trophy. The Caribbean team defeated hosts Sri Lanka in the summit clash.
Watch Marlon Samuels in the T20 World Cup 2012 final. West Indies were 14/2 after the Powerplay and 32/2 in 10 overs in the 2012 at the T20 World Cup final.
T20 World Cup 2014 Winner - Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka defeated India to become the new T20 World Cup winners in 2014. The islanders lost one match against England in the group stage, but they were undefeated in the other matches.
Watch what Kumar Sangakkara has to say on the 2014 T20 World Cup win.
T20 World Cup 2016 Winner - West Indies
West Indies became the first team to win the T20 World Cup twice. The Caribbean outfit became champions in the 2016 T20 World Cup in India. They beat England in the final. West Indies lost only one match against Afghanistan. They defeated all other opponents.
Brathwaite Hits 4 Sixes To Win, watch the ICC Men's WT20 final highlights here.
Which teams have won the T20 World Cup?
West Indies, India, England, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have won the ICC T20 World Cup till now.
Who was the first winner of T20 World Cup?
India was the first country to win the T20 World Cup title against their arch rivals Pakistan.
Who won the T20 World Cup 2016?
West Indies emerged as the champions in the latest edition of the ICC T20 World Cup.
When did Pakistan win the T20 World Cup?
Pakistan won the T20 World Cup only once in 2009 against Sri Lanka.
How many T20 World Cups has India won?
India has won the T20 World Cup title only once in 2007 which was the first edition of the tournament. They came close to winning the cup again in 2014 but lost to Sri Lanka in the finals and became the runners up of that season.