The West Indies cricket team is one of the most dangerous cricket teams in the T20 because of their six-hitting abilities. They won the T20 World Cup two times in 2012 and 2016. Caribbean batsmen are known for their six-hitting abilities and their all-round performance. If we make a list of the most dangerous hitters in T20, 5 out of 10 batsmen will be from the West Indies. If you see the cricket world cup news, no one can predict the West Indies team in the T20 one day, they can win one-sided, and on the second day, they can lose one-sided. Despite all the failures, they are also one of the most successful teams of the T20 World Cup.
T20 World Cup 2007
It was the first-ever T20 world cup and was held in South Africa. All the teams were playing the first T20 world cup, and the West Indies played their first match against South Africa. In the very first match, Universe Boss Chris Gayle produced the cricket world cup news by hitting the first-ever T20 world cup century. Chris Gayle’s hundred went in vain, and West Indies lost the match, and it continued till the end of the group stage. West Indies got eliminated from the group stage without winning a single match.
T20 World Cup 2009
The second season of the T20 World Cup was held in England, and it was a good world cup for the West Indies. They reached the semi-finals and were in the second position in the group stage after Sri Lanka. In the semi-final, West Indies lost against Sri Lanka. Tillakaratne Dilshan played an essential knock of 96* runs against the West Indies and takes their team to the final. Pakistan won the final by defeating Sri Lanka.
T20 World Cup 2010 (H3)
It was a special world cup for the West Indies as it was happening at their home. The 2010 world cup was the worst for the West Indies, and they got eliminated from the super 8 round. They won only one match against India and finished in 3rd position.
T20 World Cup 2012
It was a glorious world cup for the West Indies, and they won the world cup after a bitter experience at their home. It was held in Sri Lanka. In the group round, they lost one game and another washed out, they entered the group-8 stage based on NRR compared to Ireland.
In the super 8 stages, they started very well and won two matches out of three against England and New Zealand. They finished second in the group stage and fought against Australia in the semis, and won by 74 runs.
In the final, Sri Lanka lost by 36 runs, West Indies won the first-ever trophy, and it was the cricket world cup news.
T20 World Cup 2014
West Indies came to play the 2014 world cup in Bangladesh as a world cup winner, and they started well in the super 10 stages. In 4 matches West Indies won three and lost one match.
In the semifinal, they lost against Sri Lanka by 27 runs and Sri Lanka took revenge. Later, Sri Lanka became the world cup winner by defeating India in the final.
T20 World Cup 2016
Once again, this season was glorious for the West Indies. They won their second world cup title and became the first team to do so in India. In the super 10 stages, they won three matches and lost one match, and finished at the top. Afghanistan did a major upset against the West Indies and won the match by six runs.
In the semifinal, they faced the host India and won. India put 192 runs on the scoreboard with Virat Kohli magical 89* runs, but Lendl Simmons’ heroic inning created the cricket world cup news. It was the highest chase by any team in world cup history.
In the final, they faced England, and Carlos Brathwaite’s all-round performance helped them to win the second world cup title.
T20 World Cup 2021
After all the ups and downs, it was held in the UAE after five years. It was a forgettable season for the West Indies and eliminated from the super 12 stages. They won only one match out of five matches.
T20 World Cup 2022
West Indies came to play in the T20 world cup 2022 after a forgettable world cup in Australia, but it also became the forgettable world cup for the West Indies. They got eliminated after losing 2 matches out of three. The major upsets were, they lost against Scotland and Ireland and got eliminated from the world cup.
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