T20 World Cup: England defeated Pakistan to win the T20 World Cup 2022 title. Under the captaincy of Jos Buttler, England team performed brilliantly and won the final by 5 wickets. In a thrilling match played at the historic Cricket Ground in Melbourne, England achieved Pakistan’s target of 138 runs with 6 balls to spare on the basis of Ben Stokes’ match-winning half-century. With this victory, Butler and team also ended England’s 12-year drought of T20 World Cup for the second time.
This is England’s second T20 World Cup title. Prior to this, Paul Collingwood made him champion for the first time under his captaincy in 2010. Butler has become the second captain for England to win this title, while the England team has also equaled a special world record of West Indies.
West Indies became champion twice
In fact, till now West Indies was the only team to have won the title twice. West Indies first won their first title in 2012 under the captaincy of Darren Sammy. At that time, they defeated Sri Lanka by 36 runs in the final played in Colombo. After this, the West Indies team won its second title after 4 years i.e. in 2016. This time he defeated England by 4 wickets in the title match in Kolkata. In the same match, Carlos Brathwaite made the West Indies champion by hitting 4 sixes in four consecutive balls of Ben Stokes in the last over.
Collingwood won the first title for England
Talking about England, Paul Collingwood first made his team champion in the third season of the 2010 T20 World Cup. At that time, England had achieved a one-sided victory of 7 wickets against Australia in the final match played in Bridgetown. After Collingwood, Butler has now repeated that feat after 12 years and has entered England in the special list of West Indies.
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