The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup (initially ICC World Twenty20) is the international cricket tournament of T20I format. The last edition of the tournament was due to be played in 2020, in Australia, but due to the worldwide Covid-19 outbreak, it was postponed. The postponed edition will be played in Australia in 2022. India was scheduled to host the 2021 edition as planned earlier. Due to the Covid-19 situation in India, the 2021 tournament was shifted to the UAE and Oman. India though is still the official host. The points table of who scored what is given below.
There are three stages in the tournament in this edition – Round 1, Super 12, and the knockouts. There are a total of 16 teams. 8 teams are playing Round 1. The top four teams across the two groups of Round 1 will join the 8 teams who have automatically qualified for the Super 12 stage by virtue of their ICC T20I world rankings.
The teams playing in Round 1 are Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Ireland, Netherlands, Oman, Namibia, Scotland, and Papua New Guinea. They are battling for the four vacant spots to join the other eight teams- India, Australia, England, South Africa, New Zealand, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and West Indies in the Super-12, the second round of the tournament.
ICC World T20, Super 12- Group 1 points table
According to the table. We can see that both England and Australia have qualified in the semi-finals and both the teams are rightly placed at number 1 and number 2 spots. Bangladesh and West Indies are at the bottom.
ICC World T20, Super 12- Group 2
Sri Lanka’s Charith Asalanka is the leading run-getter with 231 from six innings including two half-centuries. The second spot is also taken by a Sri Lankan called Pathum Nissanka who has 221 runs from eight innings. England opener Jos Buttler is the third with 214 runs from four innings. This includes one century and one fifty. Indian Opener KL Rahul is placed in the 12th spot. He is the best-placed Indian in the list with 140 runs from 4 innings that include two half-centuries.
A spinner from Sri Lanka, Wanindu Hasaranga is the leading wicket-taker with 16 scalps to his name. He is followed by Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh. He has 11 wickets. Spinner Adam Zampa of Australia takes the third spot with 10 wickets so far.