T20 World Cup: Most Exciting Matches Ever in T20 World Cup

In this article, we will talk about six of the most memorable T20 World Cup matches that were very thrilling and exciting. So read this article completely.

India vs Pakistan 2007, Final 

After defeating Pakistan in the bowl-out match in the group stage, once again the India vs. Pakistan match took place in the final, in which India had a very good start. Gautam Gambhir played an innings of 75 runs, and with the help of young Rohit Sharma’s 30 runs, India’s score reached 157. The Pakistan team that came out to chase the target performed well initially, but the Indian pacers made a comeback in the match. In the last over, Pakistan needed 12 runs to win, but Indian medium-pace bowler Joginder Sharma did not let this target be defended, and India won the match by 5 runs. India is the first winner of the T20 World Cup.

West Indies vs England 2016 Final

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“Remember the name, Carlos Brathwaite!” At Eden Gardens, Ian Bishop roared with commentary as Brathwaite hammered Ben Stokes for six, six, six, and one more six in the twentieth over, winning the West Indies’ second World T20 trophy. Drama abounded in the final from the start, as England fell to 23 for 3 early on before Jos Buttler (36 off 22) and Joe Root (54 off 36) completed the innings to bring the team up to 155. The root was not finished. He took two wickets in the second over, including the huge one by Gayle. Then, as wickets dropped all around him, Marlon Samuels played one of the greatest T20I innings, scoring 85 not out off 66. But Brathwaite stepped up when the West Indies needed 19 from the last over, and he hit a constitutive 4 sixes to Ben Stokes. 

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India vs Bangladesh, 2016 Group Stage 

A very thrilling match that stopped the breath of Indian and Bangladeshi fans. In which India, batting first, had given a target of 146 runs, Bangladesh needed 2 runs on the last ball of the last over, and MS Dhoni showed his amazing fitness and got a run out on the last ball, India won the match by 1 run. In that match, Ravichandran Ashwin got the Man of the Match award. He gave up 20 runs and took 2 wickets in this match.

India vs Pakistan, 2022 Group Stage

Pakistan scores a total of 159 while batting first, in response to which India’s start is very bad and India loses 4 wickets within just 30 runs, but on one side, Virat Kohli is keeping score and Hardik Pandya comes to support him. Both of them together take India towards victory, where Virat Kohli turns a losing match into a won one due to his 82 runs not out and India wins the match on the last ball. This match was always remembered by Virat Kohli.

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Pakistan vs Zimbabwe, 2022 Group Stage 

In yet another dramatic final over, Sikandar Raza guided Zimbabwe to a one-run victory over Pakistan. Zimbabwe made 130/8 from their 20 overs, and Raza, like many of his colleagues, struggled at the bat. Many expected this to be a parade for Pakistan’s great batting line-up, anchored by captain Babar Azam. When his team won the match with a run-out from the last delivery, Raza took three wickets with the ball and was instrumental in delivering the final blow to Pakistan.

Scotland vs Ireland, 2022 Group Stage 

When Ireland was reduced to 61/4 in the tenth over of their chase of Scotland’s formidable total of 176/5, Curtis Campher (72*) and George Dockrell (39) created a partnership capable of winning any battle. Together, they scored 119 runs off of 57 deliveries, which was undefeated, helping Ireland win the penultimate over and advance to the Super 12. Ireland’s greatest-ever T20 World Cup partnership was demonstrated by Campher and Dockrell’s stand as well as their country’s most successful T20I run chase.