2022 ICC Men's T20 World Cup Preview & Betting Guide

Published: May 3, 2:33pm Last Updated: Nov 15, 3:56pm Cricket 0 Comments 191 Views

2022 ICC Men's T20 World Cup Preview

The 2022 ICC Men's T20 World Cup will be taking place in Australia, the 2021 champions who defeated New Zealand in the final with the tournament taking place between October and November in 2022.

The group stages will kick off on the 16th October 2022 and the tournament will run through until the final on the 13th November 2022, will the Aussie's retain their trophy?

This tournament is actually the rescheduled 2020 tournament that had to be cancelled, the 2021 tournament went ahead as normal, originally scheduled for India but took place in the UAE & Oman and this one was rearranged for 2022.

The twelve teams who made it through to the main event in the 2021 tournament all receive an automatic berth for this tournament meaning the following teams will appear at the 2022 T20 World Cup:

Australia (Champions), Afghanistan, Bangladesh, England, India, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa, Sri Lanka and West Indies.

Four additional countries will make up the sixteen teams at the 2022 T20 World Cup, these will come from two global qualification groups.

T20 World Cup 2022 01 Dec @ 09:07 - Test Series
India 4.33
Australia 4.33
England 4.50
New Zealand 7.50
Pakistan 8.00
West Indies 13.00
South Africa 17.00
Sri Lanka 51.00
Bangladesh 51.00
Afghanistan 51.00

ICC Men's T20 World Cup Betting Tips

There are some great cricket tipsters on OLBG and they will have you covered with their 2022 T20 World Cup Betting Tips throughout the tournament with predictions on who will win outright as well as each individual match.

The first option is to head over to the Best Cricket Tipsters page, here we display the best cricket tipsters on OLBG, by best we mean tipsters who have shown a profit over the past year for all of their cricket predictions, the page will only show tipsters who have open tips.

If you want to see more in-depth options then head over to the Cricket Betting Predictions page, on this page you will be able to see which outcomes are being most supported by the expert cricket tipsters for each game and the tournament outcome market too.

In addition, you can click on each individual match to see much more, each market and outcome available will be shown along with the number of tips on each outcome and you can read the expert tipsters thoughts on the games, their reasoning why they have backed their prediction.

Also, if you haven't already, we are not sure why you wouldn't have! There has already been over a million downloads, get the OLBG App installed and have all of those T20 World Cup predictions in one easy place to find.

ICC Men's T20 World Cup Past Winners

There have only been seven previous winners of the T20 World Cup, nine teams have appeared in all six previous tournaments, only one country has won more than once with the West Indies winning in both 2012 & 2016, the first-ever winners were India in 2007, Pakistan then won the 2009 tournament, England won it in 2010 and in between the two wins by the West Indies, Sri Lanka won it in 2014 and they have made the most finals with a total of three having been runner-up in both 2009 & 2012.

Year (Host) Winner Runner-Up Margin
2021 (UAE & Oman) Australia New Zealand 8 wickets
2016 (India) West Indies England 4 wickets
2014 (Bangladesh) Sri Lanka India 6 wickets
2012 (Sri Lanka) West Indies Sri Lanka 36 runs
2010 (West Indies) England Australia 7 wickets
2009 (England) Pakistan Sri Lanka 8 wickets
2007 (South Africa) India Pakistan 5 runs

ICC Men's T20 World Cup Country Performances

When looking at the performances by the countries in the tournament, only focusing on those who have played at least ten matches then it is Sri Lanka who has the best strike rate with them winning 63.95% of the matches with twenty-seven victories from their forty-three games, there are four other countries which also find themselves in the sixty percentage range, India 63.51%, South Africa with 62.85% and thanks to their performances in the 2021 tournament, both Pakistan (61.25%) and Australia (61.11%) have moved above the 60% mark.

Team Played Won Lost Tie NR Win%
 Sri Lanka 43 27 15 1(1) 0 63.95%
 India 38 23 13 1(1) 1 63.51%
 South Africa 35 22 13 0 0 62.85%
 Pakistan 40 24 15 1(0) 0 61.25%
 Australia 36 22 14 0 0 61.11%
 New Zealand 37 20 15 2(0) 0 56.75%
 West Indies 36 18 16 1(1) 1 52.85%
 England 38 19 18 0 1 51.35%
 Zimbabwe 12 5 7 0 0 41.66%
 Afghanistan 19 7 12 0 0 36.84%
 Netherlands 15 5 9 0 1 35.71%
 Scotland 15 4 10 0 1 28.57%
 Ireland 18 4 11 0 3 22.22%
 Bangladesh 33 7 25 0 1 21.87%

ICC Men's T20 World Cup Records

Highest Win Margin

Sri Lanka beat Kenya by 172 runs after setting them a target of 261 and then bowling them out for a total of 88 during the 2007 tournament.

Highest Innings Total

The 260-6 set by Sri Lanka in the previously mentioned record is also the highest-scoring innings, some thirty runs more than the next best which England (230-8) set in 2016.

Highest Match Aggregate

At the Wankhede Stadium in 2016, the match between England and South Africa set the highest aggregate score, England with 230 and South Africa with 229 for a total of 459 runs!

Lowest Innings Total

The two lowest-scoring innings have both come across Sri Lanka, the lowest was 39 set by the Netherland in 2014 and seven days later Sri Lanka bowled New Zealand out for 60!

Lowest Match Aggregate

Given the Netherlands batted first in the above record when only scoring 39, it's no surprise that the match is also the lowest-scoring aggregate with Sri Lanka hitting the needed 40 runs for a match total of 79 runs, the only match in this tournament ever to have under 100 runs.

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