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World T20, 2nd Semi-Final

India vs West Indies

at Mumbai, Mar 31, 2016
West Indies 196/3 beat India 192/2 by 7 wickets

2012 ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka

India's matches in World T20 2012

2012 world twenty20 cricketThe ICC World Twenty20 2012 tournament consisting of 27 Twenty20 matches will be hosted by Sri Lanka in Sep-Oct 2012. The first T20 match will be between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe on September 18, 2012 at 19:30 local time to be played at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium, Hambantota.

Latest News from the ICC World Twenty20 2012: WT20 2012 Cup Index | Championship Schedule | Groups & Points | Teams | WT20 Warm-up Matches

Date and TimeMatchVenue
Wed Sep 19
19:30 local | 14:00 GMT | 10:00 EDT
Group A:
3rd T20 - India vs Afghanistan
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Sun Sep 23
19:30 local | 14:00 GMT | 10:00 EDT
Group A:
10th T20 - England vs India
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Fri Sep 28
19:30 local | 14:00 GMT | 10:00 EDT
Super Eights, Group 2:
16th T20 - Australia vs India
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Sun Sep 30
19:30 local | 14:00 GMT | 10:00 EDT
Super Eights, Group 2:
20th T20 - Pakistan vs India
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Tue Oct 2
19:30 local | 14:00 GMT | 10:00 EDT
Super Eights, Group 2:
24th T20 - India vs South Africa
R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Super Eights ICC World Twenty20 2012

24th Match, Group 2: India vs South Africa WT20

India beat South Africa, but out of semis contention

Indian Cricket team South Africa Cricket team With South Africa crossing 121 runs total, India were knocked out of World Twenty20 in Super 8 stage as Pakistan booked their place in semifinals with a better net run-rate.Reported Earlier: Australia are through to the semis, and Pakistan are sitting pretty with four points after beating Australia by 32 runs and a net run-rate of +0.273. South Africa is out, while India will need a huge win to progress to the Semis. India XI: Gambhir, Sehwag, Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Raina, Rohit Sharma, Dhoni (C/W), Pathan, Ashwin, Zaheer Khan, Balaji
South Africa XI: Amla, Kallis, de Villiers (C/W), Duminy, Du Plessis, Behardien, A Morkel, Botha, Peterson, Steyn, M Morkel
India vs South Africa World T20: India 152/6 (Raina 45) beat South Africa 151 in 19.5 ov (F du Plessis 65, Balaji 3-37, Zaheer 3-22) by 1 run

20th Match, Group 2: Pakistan vs India WT20

India coast past Pakistan to keep hopes alive

Indian Cricket team Pakistan Cricket team Chasing an easy target of 129, Virat Kohli hit an unbeaten 78 off 61 balls to propel India to an 8-wicket victory over Pakistan with 3 overs to spare. After losing Gambhir for a duck, Virender Sehwag and Virat Kohli controlled the innings by playing sensibly. Sehwag hit a sedate 29 before falling at 75/2 in the 11th over. Yuvraj Singh remained unbeaten on 19.Earlier, electing to bat, Pakistan were all out for 128 thanks in part to Indian spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Yuvraj Singh who returned similar figures of 2-16. Seamer Lakshmipathy Balaji chipped in with three wickets. Australia look virtually certain to reach the last four and the other three teams - including South Africa - all still have a chance of progressing. Reported Earlier: Pakistan skipper Mohammad Hafeez won the toss and decided to bat first against India. Virender Sehwag returned to the playing XI after missing last two matches against England and Australia. Lakshmipathy Balaji also made his way back in to the team. Piyush Chawla and Harbhajan Singh were left out for today's match. India XI: Virender Sehwag, Gambhir, Virat Kohli, SK Raina, Yuvraj Singh, RG Sharma, MS Dhoni (Captain), Irfan Pathan, Ashwin, Zaheer Khan, Balaji
Pakistan XI: Mohammad Hafeez (Captain), Imran Nazir, Nasir Jamshed, Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Umar Akmal, Shahid Afridi, Yasir Arafat, Raza Hasan, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal
Pakistan vs India World T20: India 129/2 in 17 ov (Kohli 78*) beat Pakistan 128 in 19.4 (Balaji 3-22, Yuvraj 2-16, Ashwin 2-16) by 8 wickets

India need to beat Pakistan to stay in the tournament

Indian Cricket team Pakistan Cricket team Pakistan have never beaten India in either the 50-over World Cup or the World Twenty20, but today they start as the favorites to ouster India from the cup. Pakistan will look to extend their dominant form and put India on the brink of elimination in the clash everyone is waiting for. India were humiliated by Australia in their opening Super Eights match, and will have to pick up the pieces in their do-or-die game in the World Twenty20 Super Eights game at Colombo. The last time the two teams met India lost to Pakistan in a warm-up game on Sep 17th by 5 wkts. India squad: MS Dhoni, Gambhir, Ashwin, Balaji, Chawla, Dinda, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, Virat Kohli, Irfan Pathan, SK Raina, Virender Sehwag, RG Sharma, Tiwary, Yuvraj Singh
Pakistan squad: Mohammad Hafeez, Abdul Razzaq, Asad Shafiq, Imran Nazir, Kamran Akmal, Mohammad Sami, Nasir Jamshed, Raza Hasan, Saeed Ajmal, Shahid Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Sohail Tanvir, Umar Akmal, Umar Gul, Yasir Arafat

16th Match, Group 2: Australia vs India WT20

India convincingly beaten by Australia

Indian Cricket team Australian Cricket team After restricting India to 140 runs, David Warner (63 of 41 balls) and Shane Watson (72 of 42 balls) played havoc and mauled India on a slow track racing to victory in just 14.5 overs, and losing only one wicket. Man of the match Watson smashed two boundaries and seven sixes, and was the only man out, falling to Yuvraj Singh, one of the eight bowlers India used. Earlier Watson took 3-34 and and Pat Cummins 2-16 after Dhoni elected to bat first. For India, Raina smashed 26 runs from just 19 balls, while opener Irfan Pathan top scored with 31 runs from 30 balls. MS Dhoni (15) Virat Kohli (15), Yuvraj Singh (8) and Rohit Sharma (1) all struggled against the Aussie attack.
Australia vs India World T20: Australia 141/1 in 14.5 ov (Warner 63*, Watson 72) beat India 140/7 (Pathan 31, Watson 3-34) by 9 wickets, 31 balls remaining

10th Match, Group A: England vs India ICC World Twenty20 2012

Harbhajan helps India thrash England by 90 runs

England Cricket team Indian Cricket team Harbhajan Singh (4-12) and Piyush Chawla (2-13) spun India to a massive 90-run victory over the defending champions England in their final group league encounter in the ICC World Twenty20 on Sunday. Chasing 171-run target, England lost wickets at regular intervals against India and were all out for 80 runs in 14.4 overs. Batting first after losing the toss, under-fire Rohit Sharma hit a superb unbeaten half century after India started off slowly with Gautam Gambhir and Irfan Pathan opening the batting with no Sehwag in the team.
England vs India World T20: India 170/4 in 20 ov (Kohli 40, Gambhir 45, R Sharma 55) beat England 80 in 14.4 ov (Kieswetter 35, Harbhajan 4-12) by 90 runs

3rd Match, Group A: India vs Afghanistan ICC World Twenty20 2012

Afghanistan give India scare, but lose by 23 runs

Indian Cricket team Afghanistan Cricket team Mohammad Nabi scored a blistering 31 off just 17 balls which included two huge sixes and two fours, but Afghanistan lost wickets at regular intervals against India, and fell short of the 160 run target by 23 runs. After a steady start to their run chase, Afghanistan lost half their side for just 76 runs in 12.1 overs. Earlier sent in to bat, Virat Kohli (50) and Suresh Raina (38) helped India post 159/5. Afghanistan put down four chances, reprieving Raina twice and Kohli. India T20 Team: Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni (capt/wk), Irfan Pathan, Ravichandran Ashwin, Lakshmipathy Balaji, Zaheer Khan
Afghanistan T20 Team: Karim Sadiq, Asghar Stanikzai, Mohammad Shahzad (Wicket Keeper), Nawroz Mangal (Captain), Najibullah Zadran, Shafiqullah, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbodin Naib, Samiullah Shenwari, Dawlat Zadran, Shapoor Zadran
India 159/5 (Kohli 50, Raina 38, Shapoor 2-33) beat Afghanistan 136 (Nabi 31, Balaji 3-19, Yuvraj 3-24) by 23 runs

World T20 2012 Warm-up Matches

India vs Pakistan at Colombo - Sep 17, 2012

Kamran Akmal's 92 win Pakistan the game

Indian Cricket team Pakistan Cricket team A scintillating knock of 92 off 50 balls by Kamran Akmal, with 6 sixes and 5 fours, on Monday helped Pakistan beat India by five wickets in their last warm-up match before the ICC World Twenty20 gets underway tomorrow. R Ashwin picked up four wickets, but India was outdone by the wicket-keeper batsman's brilliant assault. Pakistan Team: Mohammad Hafeez , Shahid Afridi, Imran Nazir, Umar Akmal, Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik, Nasir Jamshed, Umar Gul, Saeed Ajmal, Sohail Tanvir, Mohammad Sami, Abdul Razzaq, Asad Shafiq, Raza Hasan, Yasir Arafat
Indian team: MS Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, R Ashwin, Irfan Pathan, Virender Sehwag, Zaheer Khan, Yuvraj Singh, L Balaji
WT20 2012 warm-up match: Pakistan 186/5 (Akmal 92*, Ashwin 4-23) beat India 185/3 (Kohli 75*, RG Sharma 56) by 5 wkts

India vs Sri Lanka at Colombo - Sep 15, 2012

Irfan Pathan takes five in India's 26-run victory

Indian Cricket team Sri Lanka Cricket team Irfan Pathan was the star of the match with figures of 5 for 25 in 4 overs as India beat Sri Lanka comfortably at Colombo in an ICC World Twenty20 Warm-up Match. Balaji took 3-28, while Zaheer and Harbhajan shared one wicket each. Dhoni top scored for India with 55 runs as they made 146/5 batting first. Yuvraj fell for a 12-ball 11, that included two fours.

India will meet Pakistan in Colombo on September 17, 2012.
WT20 2012 warm-up match: India 146/5 from 20 overs (MS Dhoni 55*, Rohit Sharma 37; Nuwan Kulasekara 2 for 39) bt Sri Lanka 120 all-out in 19.3 overs (Kumar Sangakkara 32, Jeevan Mendis 26, Lahiru Thirimanne 24; Irfan Pathan 5 for 25, Lakshmipathy Balaji 3 for 28) by 26 runs

Yuvraj back, Harbhajan gets a recall for World T20

Yuvraj declared fit to play by BCCI

India retain 8 cricketers from historic T20 triumph

Indian Cricket team Yuvraj Singh returned to the T20I squad after nine months and a battle with cancer. He has been picked in the squad for the T20 matches against the Kiwis on September 8 and September 11 and also for the T20 World Cup which begins in Sri Lanka on September 18. Harbhajan Singh who battled injury and bad form returned after a whole year. The T20 squad consists of eight players who were a part of India's historic T20 triumph in South Africa five years back.

Team India for ICC World T20: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Captain), Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, Irfan Pathan, R Ashwin, Zaheer Khan, L Balaji, Ashok Dinda, Rohit Sharma, Piyush Chawla, Harbhajan Singh and Manoj Tiwary.

Yuvraj Singh in India's World T20 provisional squad

Mandeep Singh and Ambati Rayudu the only uncapped players in the 30

Yuvraj's first official inclusion following his treatment for cancer

Indian Cricket team30-year-old Yuvraj Singh, who has started training after recuperating from a rare germ cell cancer, was on Wednesday named in the 30 probables for the T20 World Cup. The explosive all-rounder's last appearance for India was in a Test match against West Indies in Kolkata in November 2011, and his last one-day match was the World Cup final against Sri Lanka in April that year. Yuvraj played a key role in India's 50-over World Cup triumph last year, scoring 362 runs and taking 15 wickets in nine matches to be named the man of the tournament.

Seasoned off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, 32, who has been on the sidelines for a quite some time due to poor form, has also been included in the squad. Other notable inclusions include the uncapped Mandeep Singh and Ambati Rayudu, both of whom had an impressive Indian Premier League season five.

Indian Squad: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suresh Raina, R. Ashwin, Pragyan Ojha, Umesh Yadav, Ashok Dinda, Ajinkya Rahane, Manoj Tiwary, Rahul Sharma, Vinay Kumar, Zaheer Khan, Yuvraj Singh, Robin Uthappa, Irfan Pathan, Yusuf Pathan, Mandeep Singh, Piyush Chawla, Ravindra Jadeja, Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, Harbhajan Singh, Munaf Patel, Naman Ojha, Dinesh Karthik, Praveen Kumar, L. Balaji.

Editor: Nishanth Gopinathan.