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England, road to the title – T20 World Cup 2010

Zia Rana September 11, 2012

The third ICC World Twenty20 was held in the West Indies and England clinched it after winning against their arch rivals Australia at Barbados on May 16, 2010.

12 teams participated in the tournament were Pakistan, Bangladesh, Australia, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Zimbabwe, South Africa, India, Afghanistan, West Indies, England and Ireland.

England was led by the all rounder, Paul Collingwood, the entire team played as a combined unit  and that resulted in grabbing the Twenty20 crown.

England - T20 worldcup 2010 Champions

England – T20 worldcup 2010 Champions

Below, the performance of the English team in the matches they played, is being highlighted.

1-   Vs. West Indies played on May 3, 2010, at Providence Stadium, Guyana.

Scores

England – 5-191, Eoin Morgan 55 (35b 3×6 3×4), Luke Wright 45* (27b 4×6 1×4), Michael Lumb 28 (18b, 4×4), Darren Sammy 2-22, Chris Gayle 1-11.

West Indies – 2-60 in 5.5 overs (target 60 from 6 overs), Gayle 25 (12b 2×6 2×4), Shivnarine Chanderpaul 15 (13b 1×6), Graeme Swann 2-24.

Player of the match – Darren Sammy (West Indies)

Result – West Indies won by 8 wickets

 

2-   Vs. Ireland played at Providence Stadium, Guyana, on May 4, 2010.

Scores

England – 8-120, Eoin Morgan 45 (37b 5×4), Luke Wright 20 (24b 1×6), Kevin O’Brien 2-22, Boyd Rankin 2-25.

Ireland – 14-1 in 3.3 overs

Result – match ended without a result and the points were shared at 1-1.

 

3-   Vs. Pakistan played at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados, on May 6, 2010.

Scores

Pakistan – 9-147, Salman Butt 34 (26b 1×6 3×4), Umar Akmal 30 (25b 1×6 2×4), Mohammad Hafeez 18 (14b 2×4), Michael Yardy 2-19, Stuart Broad 2-25.

England – 4-151 in 19.3 overs, Kevin Pietersen 73* (52b 2×6 8×4), Lumb 25 (13b 1×6 3×4), Craig Kieswetter 25 (27b 1×6 3×4), Saeed Ajmal 2-18, Abdul Razzaq 1-22.

Player of the match – Kevin Pietersen (England)

Result – England won by 6 wickets.

4-   Vs. South Africa played at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados, on May 8, 2010.

Scores

England – 7-168, Pietersen 53 (33b 1×6 8×4), Kieswetter 41 (42b 2×6 3×4), Morgan 21 (14b 3×4), Johan Botha 2-15, Charl Langeveldt 2-34.

South Africa – 129 all out in 19 overs, Jean-Paul-Duminy 39 (25b 2×6 2×4), Graeme Smith 19 (24b 2×4), Ryan Sidebottom 3-23, Graeme Swann 3-24.

Player of the match – Kevin Pietersen (England)

Result – England won by 39 runs

 

5-   Vs. New Zealand played at Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia, on May 10, 2010.

Scores

New Zealand – 6-149, Ross Taylor 44 (33b 2×6), Brendon McCullum 33 (32b 4×4), Scott Styris 31 (1×6 3×4), Swann 2-31, Broad 2-33.

England – 7-153 in 19.1 overs, Morgan 40 (34b 1×6 4×4), Lumb 32 (21b 1×6 4×4), Wright 24 (17b 3×4), Styris 2-16, Shane Bond 2-29.

Player of the match – Tim Bresnan 4-0-20-1(England)

Result – England won by 3 wickets.

 

Semi Final vs. Sri Lanka played at Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia, on May 13, 2010.

Scores

Sri Lanka – 6-128, Angelo Mathews 58 (45b 1×6 3×4), Kumar Sangakkara 16 (19b 2×4), Stuart Broad 2-21, Swann 1-20.

England – 3-132 in 16 overs, Pietersen 42* (26b 2×6 3×4), Craig Kieswetter 39 (29b 2×6 5×4), Michael Lumb 33 (26b 1×6 4×4), Thisara Perera 2-19, Lasith Malinga 1-33.

Player of the match – Stuart Broad (England)

Result – England won by 7 wickets.

 

Final vs. Australia played at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados, on May 16, 2010.

Scores

Australia – 6-147, David Hussey 59 (54b 2×6 2×4), Cameron White 30 (19b 1×6 4×4), Michael Clarke 27 (27b 2×4), Ryan Sidebottom 2-26, Luke Wright 1-5.

England – 3-148 in 17 overs, Craig Kieswetter 63 (49b 2×6 7×4), Kevin Pietersen 47 (31b 1×6 4×4), Eoin Morgan 15* (13b 1×6), Steven Smith 1-21, Mitchell Johnson 1-27.

Player of the match – Craig Kieswetter (England)

Player of the series – Kevin Pietersen (England)

England won the final by a huge margin of 7 wickets and won the ICC World Twenty20, 2010.

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