ICC World T20

Pietersen Named In England Twenty20 Squad

Kevin Pietersen is among the 30 players in England's provisional squad for the ICC World Twenty20 2014 in Bangladesh.
15 January 2014

Security Concerns Force West Indies U19 Withdrawal

West Indies have made plans to bring their Under-19 team back from Bangladesh following a bomb blast close to the hotel in which the players were staying in Chittagong.
9 December 2013

ICC World Twenty20 2014 Format, Groups Unveiled

The ICC World Twenty20 2014 will run from 16th March to 6th April and reigning champions West Indies will begin their title defence against 2007 champions India.
27 October 2013

ICC Board Meeting In London

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board has come together in London for its fourth and final meeting of the year.
18 October 2013

World Cup Qualification To Give Afghanistan Financial Boost

Afghanistan's qualification for the 2015 World Cup will earn them a financial boost to the tune of at least $US 1 million.
6 October 2013

ICC WT20 Podcast: Final Reflections On The Tournament

In the last podcast looking back at the ICC World Twenty20 2012, John Pennington and Chetan Narula reflect on the highlights of the tournament and some of the players who performed on the biggest stage.
10 October 2012

ICC WT20 Podcast: Review Of The Final

In the final ICC World Twenty20 2012 podcast, John Pennington and Chetan Narula react to the final between the West Indies and Sri Lanka, just moments after Darren Sammy had led his team to victory in Colombo.
7 October 2012

West Indies Beat Sri Lanka To Win ICC WT20

The West Indies ended a long wait for a trophy by beating Sri Lanka by 36 runs in a remarkable final of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 in Colombo. Batting first, they limped to 32 for two in 10 overs but an innings of 78 from Marlon Samuels helped them reach 137 for six. Despite making it to 48 for one, Sri Lanka were then bowled out for 101 in reply.
7 October 2012

ICC WT20 Podcasts: Sri Lanka-West Indies Final Preview

Chetan Narula and John Pennington look ahead to the final of the ICC World Twenty20 2012, which sees Sri Lanka take on the West Indies in Colombo. In the first clip they assess what impact the crowd could have on the match, cheering on hosts Sri Lanka and consider the relative strengths of both sides.
7 October 2012

ICC WT20 Podcast: View From Croatia/Australia

Australian-born Croatian international Jeff Grzinic gives us his view on the ICC World Twenty20 2012 and how Australia have performed. He talks about Australia's batting reliance on key players Shane Watson, David Warner and Michael Hussey while also looking to the future.
7 October 2012

ICC WT20 Podcast: West Indies-Australia Semi-Final Review

Chetan Narula and John Pennington look back at the second semi-final of the ICC World Twenty20 2012, which saw the West Indies thrash Australia by 74 runs.
7 October 2012

Night Of Reckoning - ICC WT20 2012 Final Preview

On Sunday night, the fate of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 will be decided. While this statement holds true literally, for the final will be played between hosts Sri Lanka and some people's pre-tournament favourites the West Indies, there are other things to be considered. One will come to them a bit later, for now, it is about Pakistan and Australia messing up their chances to be in contention. For the former, it was all about fighting back, twice in one day. They restricted Sri Lanka on a helpful pitch and then were easily commandeering the chase.
6 October 2012

Gayle Blasts West Indies Into First ICC WT20 Final

West Indies thumped Australia by 74 runs at the R. Premadasa Stadium to enter the ICC World Twenty20 2012 final in ruthless fashion. On Sunday, in Colombo, they will take on hosts Sri Lanka - who beat Pakistan on Thursday night - in the battle for the silverware.
5 October 2012

Umar Akmal Fined For Code Of Conduct Breach

Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been fined 50 percent of his match fee following a serious breach of the ICC Code of Conduct. Akmal pleaded guilty to a Level 2 breach relating to "conduct contrary to the spirit of the game" during his side's 16-run defeat to Sri Lanka in the semi-final in Colombo.
4 October 2012

Sri Lanka Reach Second ICC World Twenty20 Final

Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 16 runs to reach the final of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 and guarantee a first-time winner on Sunday. In a match that see-sawed from one team to another all throughout, the hosts emerged victorious and will await the winners of the Australia versus West Indies semi-final.
4 October 2012

Cricket World Live - ICC WT20 2012 Semi-Final - Sri Lanka v Pakistan

Join our live cricket show covering the closing stages of the first semi-final of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 as Sri Lanka take on Pakistan in Colombo. Join us as we keep you up to date with the closing stages of the match with John Pennington and Daniel Grummitt leading coverage in the studio. Then, we look ahead to the second semi-final between Australia and the West Indies with contributions from Mickey Arthur, Stafanie Taylor, Chetan Narula and Mark Butcher.
4 October 2012

ICC WT20 Podcast: England & India Tournament Reviews

In the latest series of Cricket World ICC World Twenty20 2012 podcasts sees John Pennington and Chetan Narula discuss two former winners who failed to impress at the tournamant - India and England. First, India managed to win both group games and two Super Eights but missed out on the semi-finals despite beating Pakistan - who qualified at their expense.
4 October 2012

ICC WT20 Comment - The Battle For The Final

The difference between Pallekele and Colombo, apart from pollution, is that the pitches in the two cities have given us wide contrasts in terms of competition. While the former provided an insane flat-track, one where bowlers showed up only to be bullied, the capital city gave us more unpredictability. In terms of anticipation that is, what with Pakistan and India locked in battle for semis qualification for the better part of Tuesday.
3 October 2012

ICC WT20 Podcast: Super Eight Highlights, Semi-Final Preview

Chetan Narula and John Pennington discuss the Super Eight stage of the ICC World Twenty20 and look ahead to the semi-finals. First, Chetan talks about his highlights of the Super 8 stage, having attended all six matches in Colombo and kept a close eye on proceedings in Pallekele.
3 October 2012

India Pull Off One-Run Win But Fail To Qualify

India beat South Africa by one run in the last Super Eights match at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo although despite the victory India couldn't qualify for the semi-finals. Australia and Pakistan progressed from the group, the latter moving ahead on net run-rate. South Africa were already knocked out earlier in the day when Pakistan beat Australia by 32 runs.
2 October 2012