The T20 World Cup 2021 gave fans everything to cheer about. From high scoring thrillers to low scoring blockbusters, this edition of the marquee tournament was host to everything. After weeks of entertainment and 44 games, Aaron Finch’s Australia locked horns with New Zealand in the summit clash. The final of the World Cup saw Australia proving their mettle and clinching their first-ever T20 World Cup Trophy.
The T20 World Cup 2021 saw many flamboyant performances with the ball. Many young players along with some senior bowlers displayed some sensational bowling performance and rattled the opposition to help their team go past the line.
Sri Lanka’s new sensation Wanindu Hasaranga tops the charts of the leading wicket-taker with 16 wickets to his name. He is followed by Australia’s Adam Zampa who took 13 wickets in the tournament.
The third in the list is premier New Zealand pacer Trent Boult with 13 wickets to his name. Bangladesh’s ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and Australia’s Josh Hazlewood are next on the list with 11 wickets each.
The likes of D Pretorius, Anrich Nortje, Jh Davey Shadab Khan, Adil Rashid JN Frylinck, Ish Sodhi and Mitch Starc are next on the list respectively with 9 wickets to their name.
The next on the list are Rashid Khan, Tabraiz Shamsi, M Theekshana, Mehdi Hasan, Kagiso Rabada, Harish Rauf, Tim Southee S Sharif and Mustafizur Rahman respectively with 8 wickets to their name.
|Wanindu Hasaranga||Sri Lanka||16||5.20|
|Trent Boult||New Zealand||13||6.25|
|Shakib Al Hasan||Bangladesh||11||5.59|
|D Pretorius||South Africa||9||6.88|
|Anrich Nortje||South Africa||9||5.37|
|Ish Sodhi||New Zealand||9||8.08|
|Tabraiz Shamsi||South Africa||8||6.36|
|M Theekshana||Sri Lanka||8||5.48|
|KG Rabada||South Africa||8||8.15|
Australian cricket team thumped New Zealand by 8 wickets to lift their maiden ICC T20 World Cup Trophy. Bowling first, Australian bowlers bowled some tight lines initially and put Kiwis under tremendous pressure. But skipper Kane Williamson shifted gears and scored 86 runs to take his team to a total of 172 runs.
Chasing the target, even though Australia lost skipper Aaron Finch early, but David Warner and Michell Marsh took the game away from the Kiwis. While Warner perished after scoring 53 runs, Marsh remained unbeaten on 77 runs to take his team to their maiden T20 World Cup title.