T20 match was first started in the year 2003 in England. This is the most interesting and compelling match that is grabbing the attention of millions of fans to the cricket stadium to watch the match. Usually, this world cup cricket live will finish off in three hours. Each team will be playing for 20 overs. The rules and formats of this match are totally different to that of a traditional match. This T20 match was instigated with a slogan called “I don’t like cricket, I love it”. This tournament was firstly organized in England and played with different teams. The first tournament was a huge success that millions of spectators have come to the England stadiums to give a watch. With the astounding response with the t20 world cup live streaming, the cricket board of another country had planned to organize this tournament in their countries too.
In the short time, T20 has earned a huge applause from the audience. Various countries i.e., South Africa, Australia, the West Indies have organized the tournament alike to that of this T20 which has pulled the crowd to the stadium. In the year 2005, T20 cricket match has made an international debut from then, these matches are being organized every year by different countries. Moreover, the first match was played between Australia and New Zealand at Eden Park. The craze for this tournament has increased gradually and moreover it has exceeding the audience watching ODI’s and test matches. When this game has received a huge response, then the cricket board has started taking it seriously. By the year 2007, it has gained a huge prominence that ICC has organized the first T20 directly with a high level of confidence. However, without letting down their confidence levels, the match organized by South Africa has become a huge success with India lifting the trophy in t20 world cup history. In the year 2009, Pakistan has won the match, in 2010, England has lifted the trophy, 2012 West Indies has roared, 2014 Sri Lanka has won the trophy and people are exuberantly waiting for the team that is going to win this year’s trophy.
Importance of points table
Point table plays a pivotal role in deciding whether or not the team has qualified for the further rounds. Usually, two points would be given to the winning team and no points for the losing team and if there is any draw between the two teams, then each team shares one point each. And, if there is any tie between the two teams, then the council will conduct super over. In case, if the teams have equal points, then qualification of a team for the next round will be done based on the number of matches won, net strike rate, and low bowling strike rate. This points table is updated after every match and accordingly icc t20 ranking is given.