India IPL & T20 World Cups: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) introduced the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2008 with great frills. All the cricketers of the world joined this league. Money started raining on him and the Indian board’s vault also started filling up a lot of wealth. This made Indian cricketers ‘larger than life’ in the cricket world. But in the midst of all this, despite this league becoming the Kohinoor of the shortest format of the game, Team India yearned for a T20 World Cup trophy. India won the first T20 World Cup trophy in the first season in 2007, but after the inception of the IPL, the place for the second cup in its cabinet is constantly vacant.
After the start of IPL, a total of 7 T20 World Cups were played in which Team India could never become the winner. Let us know how India’s performance has been in this tournament since the inception of IPL.
Team India in 2009 T20 World Cup
T20 World Cup 2009 (Super 8) , Defending champions India will never want to miss this tournament. In the T20 World Cup 2009 held in England, India suffered three consecutive defeats to West Indies, England and South Africa. India’s only win came against Ireland. Interestingly, last year’s runner-up Pakistan emerged victorious after defeating Sri Lanka in the final.
Team India in 2010 T20 World Cup
T20 World Cup 2010 (Super 8) , India got off to a good start in the third edition of the T20 World Cup. They defeated Afghanistan and South Africa in the first two matches. After this, the Indian team crashed out of the Super 8 stage after losing to Australia, hosts West Indies and Sri Lanka. England defeated Australia in the final to lift the trophy.
Team India in 2012 T20 World Cup
T20 World Cup 2012 (Super 8) , India got off to a great start. They made it to the Super 8 by easily defeating Afghanistan and England in the group stage. India lost to Australia but defeated Pakistan in the next match. In the third match, India beat South Africa by 1 run but they missed out on a place in the semi-finals. Batting first, the Indian team scored 152 runs in this match. He had to stop South Africa within 121 to reach the semi-finals, which was not possible. West Indies won the trophy by defeating Sri Lanka in the final.
Team India in 2014 T20 World Cup
T20 World Cup 2014 (runner up) , There was no one to stop Team India in this edition of T20 World Cup. He defeated Pakistan, Bangladesh, Australia and South Africa. He hasn’t lost a match till then. But she got stuck in the final. Sri Lanka defeated India to lift the trophy.
Team India in 2016 T20 World Cup
T20 World Cup 2016 (semi-finals) , Team India had a very poor start when New Zealand were beaten strongly in the first match. After this, India bounced back and made it to the semi-finals. Despite scoring 193 runs in this knockout match, the mighty West Indies defeated India. Virat Kohli was adjudged the Player of the Tournament for the second consecutive edition. West Indies lifted the trophy for the second time.
Team India in 2021 T20 World Cup
T20 World Cup 2021 (league stage) , India had a very poor start. In the first match held in Dubai, Arch Rivals Pakistan defeated them by 10 wickets. After this embarrassing defeat, the Indian team’s car could not get back on track completely. His campaign ended in the league stage itself. Australia defeated New Zealand in the final to capture the T20 World Cup title for the first time.
Team India in 2022 T20 World Cup
T20 World Cup 2022 (semi-finals) , India avenged the defeat in the last World Cup by defeating Pakistan in the first match. In the Super 12 stage, the team defeated every other team except South Africa. India, under Rohit Sharma’s captaincy, defeated Pakistan, Netherlands, Bangladesh and Zimbabwe to reach the semi-finals. India were defeated by 10 wickets in the knockout match against England at the Adelaide Oval.
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