On this Day in 2010, England won it’s maiden T20 World Cup
On Sunday, ICC posted a video from it’s official twitter handle that refreshed the memories of 2010 T20 World Cup Final between England and Australia.
On 16th May 2010, exactly 10 years ago; England won the Final of the T20 World Cup against Australia and sealed its name on its maiden T20 World Cup. England defeated Australia by 7 wickets.
Playing first Australia could score just 147 runs by losing 6 wickets in 20 overs. David Hussey played a spectacular knock of 59 runs from just 54 balls and Cameron White provided a good finish to Australia by smashing 30 runs off just 19 balls towards the end.
Coming to chase down a decent total, England comfortably chased down 147 runs by losing just 3 wickets. England won this historic match by 7 wickets with 3 overs remaining. Craig Kieswetter and Kevin Pietersen’s century stand lead England to this one-sided victory.
On this day in 2010, England won their maiden ICC Men's @T20WorldCup 🏆
After restricting Australia to 147/6, they chased it down with three overs to spare, thanks to Craig Kieswetter and Kevin Pietersen's century stand 💪 pic.twitter.com/BEDycA7QPQ
— ICC (@ICC) May 16, 2021
ICC Wrote on Twitter ” On this day in 2010, England won their maiden ICC Men’s @T20WorldCup
After restricting Australia to 147/6, they chased it down with three overs to spare, thanks to Craig Kieswetter and Kevin Pietersen’s century stand.”
Notably, T20 World Cup 2021 is scheduled to be played in October and November 2021 in India. Originally it was to be organized in Australia during 2020 but it got delayed due to the COVID-19 outbreak.