England, the birth place of cricket is a powerhouse irrespective of the format. The team has been a consistent performer in T20 versions and has proved to be the nemesis for many established teams. Studded with all-Rounders, the team is a serious contender to the world title.
Participation of England Team in T20 World Cup
The team has participated in all the editions of the T20 world cup from the beginning.
Performance of England Team in T20 World Cup
In 2007, English team was placed in group B along with Australia and Zimbabwe. The English beat Zimbabwe by 50 runs but lost to Australia by 8 wickets. They proceeded to the super 8 stage but could not win even a single match and lost all 3 of them to India, New Zealand and South Africa.
In the year 2009, England was in group B along with Pakistan and Netherlands. English lost to Netherlands in a major upset but succeeded in defeating Pakistan by 48 runs. In the super 8 stage, England won only one fixture out of 3 matches. The single win came over India in an enthralling encounter when the host scraped through by 3 runs.
The 2010 world cup proved to be a boon for the English cricket. POMS marched ahead right through the group stages without winning a single match however in super 8 it won all the 3 matches and proceeded to the knock out stage. It defeated Sri Lanka by 7 wickets and in the finals thrashed Aussie comfortably by 7 wickets.
The year 2012 in Sri Lanka pitted England with India and Afghanistan. English win one match and lost the other against India. In the super 8 stage, England could only win one match out of 3 and exited the tournament.
In the year 2014, the English team could only win one out of 4 matches and the performance was nothing to write home about.
English team qualified for semi finals once in 2010 and defeated Sri Lanka to reach Finals.
The 2010 saw English team crowned as world champion as it decimated Australia by 7 wickets.
T20 World Cup 2016 England Team Squad
- Eoin Morgan
- Joe Root
- Jos Buttler
- Steven Finn
- Alex Hales
- Adil Rashid
- Ben Stokes
- Chris Jordan
- Moeen Ali
- James Vince
- Jason Roy
- Reece Topley
- Liam Dawson
- Sam Billings
- David Willey