2007 T20 World Cup: Eight years ago, on this day, MS Dhoni won his first ICC title!
2007 T20 World Cup: Eight years ago, on this day, MS Dhoni won his first ICC title!

In a watershed moment for cricket, on this day, eight years ago, MS Dhoni-led India won the first ever Twenty20 World Cup defeating arch-rivals Pakistan in a thrilling final by five runs at Johannesburg's Wanderers Stadium.

No excuses for not winning World T20 in India, says David Warner
No excuses for not winning World T20 in India, says David Warner

Australia will not use Indian conditions as an excuse if they fail to win the World T20 in the subcontinent next year, opening batsman David Warner has said.

Bangladesh vs South Africa: Proteas start build-up to Twenty20 World Cup
Bangladesh vs South Africa: Proteas start build-up to Twenty20 World Cup

South Africa begin their build-up to next year’s Twenty20 World Cup when they take on Bangladesh in the first match of a two-game series on Sunday.

Burnt out Brad Haddin thought of quitting
Burnt out Brad Haddin thought of quitting

 He could be leading Australia against India in the upcoming Test series if Michael Clarke fails to recover in time from injury but Brad Haddin himself felt so drained physically and mentally not too long back that he contemplated quitting cricket.

ICC World Twenty20: West Indies vs Pakistan - Preview

It will be a battle between two world-class off-spinners as defending champions West Indies meet Pakistan in a `Do-or-Die` final group league encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 here on Tuesday

Smith questions skipper Broad`s commitment as a `team man`

Former South Africa Test captain Graeme Smith has reportedly questioned England captain Stuart Broad, hinting that the bowler is trying to protect his personal statistics over the interest of the team.

When I look at the mirror, I see a lot of grey beard: Dhoni

Things have changed a lot for Mahendra Singh Dhoni since that September evening when he led India to World Twenty20 triumph at Johannesburg in 2007, and the Indian captain feel those changes happening not just within him but also around him.

Pakistan will win Twenty20 World Cup: Niall O`Brien

Irish wicketkeeper-batsman Niall O`Brien has predicted that Pakistan will win this year`s Twenty20 World Cup, which is being played in Bangladesh.

World T20: Centurian Shehzad keeps Pakistan`s semi-final hopes alive

Ahmed Shehzad became the first Pakistani batsman to hit a Twenty20 International century as the 2009 champions crushed Bangladesh by 50 runs in a Group Two match to keep alive their semi-final hopes in the World Twenty20 on Sunday.

Our performance in World T20 has been disappointing: Lehmann

Australian chief coach Darren Lehmann made no bones about the fact that his team has produced "disappointing performance" in the ongoing World Twenty20 where they are virtually out of contention for a semi-finals berth.

I want another shot at Indian batsmen in WT20: Ajmal

Pakistan off-spinner, Saeed Ajmal wants another shot at the Indian batsmen in the ongoing World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.

World Twenty20: Always want Afridi to be in good frame of mind, says Hafeez

Pakistan`s T20 captain Mohammed Hafeez is not bothered about the fact that they have never beaten India in World Twenty20 but he has a lot of expectations from Shahid Afridi as he wants the dashing all-rounder to yet again put up a match-winning performance against arch-rivals tomorrow.

Stuart Broad avoids questions on Kevin Pietersen

England`s T20 captain Stuart Broad wasn`t very forthcoming on answering questions about the controversial sacking of batsman Kevin Pietersen as he evaded the query giving a completely roundabout reply.

West Indies look good to retain T20World Cup: Ottis Gibson

West Indies` recent series win against England has provided head coach Ottis Gibson with the biggest indication yet, that his side can retain the Twenty20 World Cup.

Lehmann casts doubt on Johnson`s World T20 participation

Mitchell Johnson`s hopes of playing in the Twenty20 World Cup looked to be fading on Sunday when Australia coach Darren Lehmann cast doubt on whether the paceman would be fit enough to travel to Bangladesh.

Lanka players to leave for World Cup with no end to pay row

Sri Lankan cricketers will leave for the ICC Twenty20 World Cup in Bangladesh tomorrow after having refused to sign new contracts with the SLC in continuation of their ongoing pay row.

Fletcher joins Team India for T20 World Cup

Under-fire coach Duncan Fletcher today joined the Indian team for the Twenty20 World Cup after having had discussions about his future with BCCI president N Srinivasan and secretary Sanjay Patel.

Australia a threat at World T20, says Du Plessis

South African captain Faf du Plessis believes Australia`s strong batting line-up will have a significant impact in the World Twenty20 which starts in Bangladesh next week.

Asia Cup win over India must benefit Pakistan in World T20: Rameez Raja

Former Pakistan skipper Rameez Raja feels India will be under greater pressure when they take on Pakistan in their Twenty20 World Cup league match in Dhaka on March 21, as they would be keen to avenge their Asia Cup defeat.

MS Dhoni counts on IPL experience despite lack of T20Is

India might not have played any T20 International in the last five months but captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said that the IPL experience would help the team do well in the Twenty20 World Cup beginning at Mirpur on Sunday.