The 2021 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup will soon be played in the month of October. The tournament is scheduled to be held in the United Arab Emirates and Oman. World Cups are very special for fans and holds a separate place in the heart of the fans and cricketers. The shortest format of the cricket has emerged as the most entertaining one. Fans are very excited for the upcoming T20 World Cup. The 2020 T20 World Cup was scheduled to be hosted last year in Australia but due Coronavirus, it was postponed. But finally it is happening. Let’s take a look at the The Incredible Journey of ICC T20 World Cup 2007 Winners.
ICC T20 World Cup 2007 Winners – India
Indian Cricket Team won the inaugural edition of T20 World Cup which was held in South Africa. At that time, Indian cricketers were receiving criticism after their poor performance in the 50-over format. However, they dealt with that criticism brilliantly and lifted the inaugural T20I world cup. After that win, MS Dhoni emerged as the champion skipper of the Indian Cricket Team and never looked back.
It was a young Indian team which was lead by newly-appointed skipper MS Dhoni. India’s first match was against Scotland. The match was abandoned without a ball being thrown. India played their second match against arch rivals Pakistan. India won the match and qualified for the super-eight stage. India were placed with New Zealand, South Africa and England here. They lost to New Zealand by 10 runs in the first super-eight stage match. The next match was against England. In that match, Yuvraj Singh smashed six sixes in an over of Stuart Broad and India won the match by 18 runs. The last match of the super-eight was against the hosts South Africa. India won it easily and qualified to the semi-finals. India faced Australia in the semi-final. India emerged as winners by 15 runs. The final of first every T20 World Cup was between India and Pakistan. In a nail biting final, India destroyed the Pakistan’s chances to win the 2007 World T20 and emerged as the champions.
India T20 World Cup 2007 Squad
|MS Dhoni (Captain)||Wicket-keeper|