ENG vs PAK: England Became The T20 Champion

ENG vs PAK: England Became The T20 Champion
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ENG vs PAK T20 World Cup Final: England Won the T20 cricket world cup for the second time by defeating Pakistan by 5 wickets. England has the crown of ODI and T20, the king in limited overs. England won the title by defeating Pakistan by 5 wickets in the final of the ICC T20 World Cup on Sunday. England has also become the champion of the T20 World Cup after 50 overs (2019). England has become the first team in history to become champions in both formats simultaneously.

The wait is over

England won the T20 book for the first time in 2010 and after a long gap of 12 years, it has once again established its reign in this format. England won the toss and decided to bowl first, restricting Pakistan to 137 for 8. After this, England won by scoring 138 runs for 5 wickets in 19 overs. After winning the T20 World Cup title, it has rained money on the England team. The winning team England has received 16 lakh dollars (Rs 12.88 crore) as prize money. The runner-up team Pakistan also got substantial prize money. Pakistan has received an amount of $ 8 lakh (Rs 6.44 crore) as the runner-up. Apart from these, both these teams have also received money for playing matches in the Super-12 stage.

Wearing black armbands: The England team came out wearing black armbands in honor of former cricketer David English. David, 76, died of a heart attack at home on Sunday, hours before the final.

England’s team made this record

Along with defeating Pakistan, England won the T20 World Cup trophy and avenged the defeat in the final of the 1992 World Cup. England won the 2019 ODI World Cup under the captaincy of Eoin Morgan. At the same time, the T20 World Cup title of the year 2022 has also been won. England is the first team to win two World Cups within three years. Before this, no team in the world has been able to do this.

Pak’s dream of becoming champion was shattered

Pakistan, which won the title in 2009, lost its dream of becoming champion for the second time. The Pak team reached the finals but had to be content with becoming the runner-up in 2022 as well. After losing Pak players looked quite disappointed.

Player of the Match and Player of the Tournament

13 wickets Sam Curran took a total in the tournament. Sam Curran took 3 wickets. England’s medium pacer Sam Curran took three wickets for 12 runs in 4 overs. Sam Curran became the Player of the Match as well as the Player of the Tournament.

‘Well Stokes’

After 2019, shine in the finals of 2022. Stokes again proved to be a spin doctor. England were 84 for 4 in 12.3 overs but Stokes scored an unbeaten 52 off 49 balls to give victory to the team. Stokes scored an unbeaten 84 against New Zealand in the final of the 2019 ODI World Cup and won the title.

Turning Point: Afridi injured

Shaheen Afridi took Brook’s catch at long-off in the 13th over but got hurt in his leg while catching it. When he came to bowl the 16th over, he groaned in pain after throwing the first game. He had to go off the field. In his place, spinner Iftikhar came to bowl and he spent 13 runs in 5 balls.