The final match of T20 World Cup 2021 will be played on November 14 and this time it is certain that whoever becomes the man of the match, he will win this award for the first time in the final.
The wait for the ICC T20 World Cup is almost over. After 5 years, the tournament is being organized again. The World Cup will begin in Oman and UAE from October 17 and the final will be played on November 14. Now, which two teams will reach this final, everyone has their own claims and guesses. There is a month left in this and so before the final of this time let us tell you about the heroes of the last 6 finals, who made their teams champions. (File Photo)
The first T20 World Cup held in 2007 was the most special. One, this was the first tournament and in that too the final match was between two of the most fierce opponents like India and Pakistan. In a thrilling match, India defeated Pakistan by 5 runs in the last over. India’s victory had many heroes, but Irfan Pathan’s spell in the final was the deadliest, in which he took 3 wickets including the likes of Shoaib Malik and Shahid Afridi and spent only 16 runs in 4 overs. Irfan was adjudged man of the match for this performance. (File Photo)
In 2009, the second World Cup was played in England and once again Pakistan reached the final. In the final held at Lord’s, Pakistan faced Sri Lanka, which Pakistan won by 8 wickets. This final is famous for Shahid Afridi’s all-round performance. Afridi took 1 wicket for 20 runs in the first 4 overs and then scored an unbeaten 54 runs (40 balls) to give the team the title. Apparently he was adjudged the player of the match. (File Photo)
The final match of the 2010 T20 World Cup in the West Indies was played between England and Australia and here England won an ICC title for the first time. England opener Craig Keyswatter’s 63-run (49 balls) innings helped England chase down the target of 148 runs in 17 overs and won by 7 wickets. Keyswatter was adjudged man of the match for this innings. (File Photo)
In the 2012 World Cup held in Sri Lanka, the final hosts faced West Indies. In this small-scoring match in Colombo, West Indies scored only 137 runs despite Marlon Samuels’ 78 runs (56 balls). But the Windies bowlers made a strong performance, bowling out Sri Lanka for just 101 runs and won the match and the title by 36 runs. Samuels also did wonders with the ball and took 1 wicket for 15 runs in 4 overs. He was adjudged man of the match. (File Photo)
After losing the final twice, Sri Lanka finally won the title in 2014. In this final match against India in Dhaka, Sri Lanka had achieved the modest target of 131 runs in 17.5 overs. Legendary batsman Kumar Sangakkar played a big role in this victory of Sri Lanka, who played an unbeaten innings of 52 runs in 35 balls and was adjudged man of the match. (File Photo)
In 2016, the T20 World Cup was played for the first time in India and the West Indies and England team once again made it to the final. The final played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata is remembered for 4 sixes in the last over off Carlos Brathwaite’s Ben Stokes, who made the Windies team champions for the second time, but Marlon once again brought the team closer to victory. Became Samuels. Samuels again played an important innings like the 2012 final and scored 85 not out in 66 balls. Apparently he was adjudged man of the match. (File Photo)