Biggest Wins By Wickets in T20 World Cup 2022

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Biggest Wins by Wickets in T20 World Cup 2022

Biggest wins by wickets in T20 World Cup 2022: The eighth T20 World Cup has featured several thrilling matches where teams gave it their all to win. However, there have been times when the side batting second simply dominates the match by winning by a significant margin.

When a game is on the line, those triumphs appear to be quite straightforward. Yet we cannot undervalue the batters’ contributions in helping their teams win by a wide margin.

Let’s look at the top 5 biggest wicket wins by wickets in T20 World Cup 2022.

Sri Lanka vs Australia – 7 wickets

The must-win game for both sides saw Australia in a completely dominating position. After restricting the Asian Champions to 157. The hosts chased down the target in 16.3 overs with 7 wickets in hand.

In that match, Marcus Stoinis recorded the fastest fifty of the tournament by completing his half-century in just 17 and remained not out in the chase by with 59 in 18.

Pakistan vs New Zealand – 7 wickets

It was the first semi-final of the T20 World Cup 2022, and it was the men in green. Who showed great character and won the match.

The Babar Azam-led side, who miracally reached the semi-finals after getting almost out of the tournament. Defeated the table-toppers of Group 1 by an approach.

Their bowlers kept the things tight throughout and didn’t let the Kiwis batters to score much runs. As a result New Zealand only managed to post 152. And later Pakistan batters easily completed the target to confirm their berth for the finals.

The out of form duo of Babar Azam and Muhammad Rizwan both starred with the bat for Pakistan in the crucial game by smashing half-centuries in the process.

West Indies vs Ireland – 9 Wickets

It was a do or die game for the two-time T20 World Cup champions and they lost the chance of qualifying for the super 12 phase by facing a shocking 9 wicket defeat from Ireland.

The Nicolas Pooran side first failed to put a good score on board as they only added 146 on board in 20 overs. And later their bowlers failed to grip the Irish batters and witnessed a big setback.

Brandon King was the only batter for them, who showed some courage by playing a knock of unbeaten 62. While Akeal Hosein was the only bowler for the Caribbean side, who took a wicket.

Ireland vs Sri Lanka – 9 wickets

The first match of both the qualifier teams in the Super 12 stage ended in Sri Lanka’s favour.

It was a perfect start for the Asian Champions of their group stage campaign as they showed character with both bowl and bat. As after restricting the Irish side for just 128, they completed the target with ease in just 15 overs with 9 wickets in hand.

Kusal Mendis scored the highest runs for the side with unbeaten 68 in 43.

India vs England – 10 Wickets

It was the big day for both the teams and the biggest day for the cricket fans as the two world giants were set to lock horns in order to qualify for the T20 World Cup 2022 finals.

The stage was set Adelaide Oval for the big clash, and supporters of both the nations were ready to cheer a loud from the stadium, offices and their homes.

With India started the game as favourites, it was England who emerged victories at last by completely outplaying the men in blue on the night of semi-final.

Opting to bowl, England were in dominating position from very start, as they quickly removed Indian openers. However, Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya managed to rescue India and guided their side to a respectable 168 in 20 overs. But that wasn’t enough in front of confident England side, as they chased down the target in just 16 overs.

Jos Buttler (80 off 49) and Alex Hales (86 off 47) completely out shadowed the Indian bowlers and handed their side a comprehensive win over the no.1 T20 team in the world.

 

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