West Indies at ICC World Twenty20
West Indies are the winners of twenty20 world cup 2012 and 2016 editions which were held in Sri Lanka and India respectively. They are the most successful team of championship as West Indies is the only team to win ICC World T20 twice. Caribbean team also played 2009 and 2014 ICC World T20 semi-finals.
1. West Indies won 2012 ICC T20 world cup by defeating Sri Lanka cricket team in the final and beat England in 2016 final.
2. Chris Gayle was the first player to score century in 20-20 world cup. He is the only Caribbean player to achieve this record. He made 117 run in 57 balls against South Africa in 2007 at Johannesburg.
3. Chris Gayle whacked 10 sixes in 117 runs inning which is the maximum number of sixes in a single match.
4. Gayle also holds the record of hitting most number of sixes in tournament history as he has smashed 60 sixes till 2016.
5. Dwayne Bravo is the most successful bowler for West Indies as he has taken 25 wickets in the ICC World Twenty20 till 2016.
6. West Indies in the only team to win two trophies.
7. Darren Sammy is the most successful captain in the history of wt20 competition as he is the only captain to win two t20 world cups.
Let’s have a look at the West Indies cricket team performance, history, facts, stats and figures in world t20 championship.
West Indies performance year wise
|2007||Group Stage (11th Place)|
|2009||Semi-Final (4th Place)|
|2010||Super 8 (7th Place)|
|2012||Winner (1st Place)|
|2014||Semi-Final (4th Place)|
|2016||Winner (1st Place)|
West Indies in T20 World Cup 2016
West Indies team were placed in the group-2 of second stage in 2016 world twenty20 along with title defenders Sri Lanka, England, South Africa and Afghanistan. Caribbean team won three matches in the group stage and lost only game against Afghanistan. They defeated India in the semi-final and then beat England in the final to win second wt20 title.
Let’s have a look at the complete results for West Indies in the tournament.
|16 March||Mumbai||West Indies vs England||West Indies won by 6 wickets|
|20 March||Bangalore||West Indies vs Sri Lanka||West Indies won by 7 wickets|
|25 March||Nagpur||West Indies vs South Africa||West Indies won by 3 wickets|
|27 March||Nagpur||West Indies vs Afghanistan||West Indies lost by 6 runs|
|31 March||Mumbai||SF: West Indies vs India||West Indies won by 7 wickets|
|3 April||Kolkata||Final: West Indies vs England||West Indies won by 4 wickets|
Darren Sammy led West Indies in world t20 2016 and won championship for nation. Marlon Samuels was the highest run scorer in the side as he made 181 runs in 6 matches.
The complete Caribbean squad of WT20 is given below.
|Darren Sammy (Captain)||All-rounder|