ICC T20 World Cup Winners List from 2007 to 2021 (All Time)

In this article, we will discuss the ICC T20 World Cup Winners list from 2007 to 2021. We will also discuss the top-run scorer and top wicket-taker in each edition of the T20 World Cup in this article.

ICC T20 World Cup

The ICC T20 World Cup is undoubtedly one of the biggest tournaments for cricketers and fans all around the globe. The T20 format is surely one of the best formats of the sport. The popularity and the craze of this format make this World Cup a mega event.

The 50-over World Cup remains the biggest competition organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC) due to its history and age but the T20 World Cup is likely to become the biggest event of the ICC in the next few years.

The ICC T20 World Cup 2022 is just a few months away. Below is the list of all the T20 World Cup Winners list from 2007 to 2021.

ICC T20 World Cup Winners list from 2007 to 2021

YearWinnersRunners UpHost Country
2007IndiaPakistanSouth Africa
2009PakistanSri LankaEngland
2010EnglandAustraliaWest Indies
2012West IndiesSri LankaSri Lanka
2014Sri LankaIndiaBangladesh
2016West IndiesEnglandIndia
2021AustraliaNew ZealandUAE & Oman
T20 World Cup Winners List

2007 – India

Source – The Quint

The first-ever edition of the T20 World Cup was won by India. This was India’s first-ever win in an ICC event after the historic 1983 World Cup Win. MS Dhoni’s Captaincy era started from here. India beat Pakistan in the final and the win is regarded as one of the greatest wins in Indian Cricket.

Highest Run ScorerMatthew Hayden
Highest Wicket-takerUmar Gul
Player of the SeriesShahid Afridi

2009 – Pakistan

Source – Cricket Country

After ending up as the runners-up in the 2007 World Cup, Pakistan was the World Champions in the next edition of the World Cup. The tournament was hosted by England and Pakistan completely dominated the competition. They beat Sri Lanka by 8 wickets in the final to become the World Champions.

Highest Run ScorerTillakaratne Dilshan
Highest Wicket-takerUmar Gul
Player of the SeriesTillakaratne Dilshan

2010 – England

Source – Wisden

The third edition of the T20 World Cup saw England winning their maiden title. England also became the first non-Asian team to lift the World Cup. They beat their favorite rivals Australia in the finals by 7 wickets. Kevin Pietersen was their top scorer throughout the tournament.

Highest Run ScorerMahela Jayawardene
Highest Wicket-takerDirk Nannes
Player of the SeriesKevin Pietersen

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2012 – West Indies

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West Indies won their maiden title in 2012 and were one of the strongest T20 sides in the early 2010s. The tournament was hosted by Sri Lanka. West Indies beat the hosts by 36 runs in the finals and won their first-ever title in the T20 World Cup.

Highest Run ScorerShane Watson
Highest Wicket-takerAjantha Mendis
Player of the SeriesShane Watson

2014 – Sri Lanka

Source – Cricket Country

This edition of the World Cup will always be remembered as a heartbreak for Indian fans. The tournament was hosted by Bangladesh. Sri Lanka beat India in the finals by 6 wickets and won the competition. It was India’s second final in the World Cup. The domination of Virat Kohli started from here.

Highest Run ScorerVirat Kohli
Highest Wicket-takerAhsan Malik and Imran Tahir
Player of the SeriesVirat Kohli

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2016 – West Indies

Source – Cricket Addictor

West Indies became the first team on the planet to win the ICC T20 World Cup twice. The tournament was hosted by India. West Indies were at their complete best throughout the competition. They beat England in the finals and won their second title in the T20 World Cup.

Highest Run ScorerTamim Iqbal
Highest Wicket-takerMohammad Nabi
Player of the SeriesVirat Kohli

ICC T20 World Cup Winners List 2021 – Australia

Source – The Indian Express

The T20 World Cup was organized after a long gap of five years due to various reasons. UAE & Oman hosted the 2021 edition of the World Cup due to Covid-19 restrictions. Australia emerged as the World Champions and theirfirst-everr T20 World Cup title. They beat New Zealand by 8 wickets in the finals and became the winners.

Highest Run Scorer
Babar Azam
Highest Wicket-takerWanindu Hasaranga
Player of the SeriesDavid Warner

Last updated on June 2022*

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