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6 of the most unwanted World T20 records

Srihari
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469.94K   //    10 Mar 2016, 14:51 IST

The 2016 World T20 might only be the sixth edition of the tournament but it has already provided plenty of memorable moments that fans will cherish forever. While some can hold their heads proudly for the records that they hold, not everyone has been so lucky.

In fact, despite the short space of time, there have already been plenty of records that the players wouldn’t want to be associated with their name, but unfortunately, will. Whether that is for their slow batting or expensive bowling, there are numerous unwanted World T20 records.

Here are the 6 most unwanted World T20 records:

#1 Lowest team score

sri lanka vs netherlands
Netherlands were bundled out for 39 against Sri Lanka

Four of the top five lowest World T20 totals came in the last World T20. The lowest of all came by Netherlands, who could only manage 39 against Sri Lanka in 2014. After being asked to bat by Sri Lanka, the Dutch didn’t give a good account of themselves as they were bowled out for the lowest team score in a World T20 match.

Their run rate of 3.71 is the lowest by any team in a completed innings and it was also the only time that a team had scored fewer than 50 runs. Only one batsman, Tom Cooper, managed to get to double digits while there were five players who finished with 0, which was one shy of a world record of most ducks in an innings.

Although they lost a wicket, Sri Lanka got there in just five overs, thereby handing the Dutch a humiliating loss.

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Srihari
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An author, poet, soft skills trainer and sports enthusiast, who has a Masters in Sports Journalism and NCTJ-accredited level 3 Diploma in Journalism
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