9 Soon after with the adoption of Twenty20 matches by other cricket boards, the popularity of the format grew with unexpected crowd attendance, new regional tournaments such as Pakistan's Faysal Bank T20 Cup and Stanford 20/20 tournament and the financial incentive in the format.
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Organised by cricket 's governing body, the, international Cricket Council (ICC the tournament currently consists of 16 teams, comprising all ten.Retrieved "Records / ICC World T20 / Result Summary".Some might view two additional WT20s during each eight-year cycle as aiding the ascent of T20 at the expense of Test cricket, but the ICC takes a different view.The first tournament was in 2007 in South Africa where India defeated Pakistan in the final.For the first time, a host nation competed in the final of the ICC World Twenty20.The West Indies won the tournament by defeating Sri Lanka in the final, winning its first international tournament since the 2004 Champions Trophy.18 19 Three new teams (Nepal, Hong Kong and UAE) made their debut in this tournament.
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Qualification for the inaugural 2007 World Twenty20 came from the results of the first cycle of the World Cricket League, a 50-over league for ICC associate and affiliate members.
The game was played in a light-hearted manner both sides turned out in kit similar to that worn in the 1980s, the New Zealand team's a direct copy of that worn by the Beige Brigade.
The ICC is also considering expanding the Super 10s to include two teams, which would go some way towards assuaging Associates who complained of being excluded during this year's WT20."Usman Afzaal gives Surrey winning start but absent fans fuel concerns".England 362 243, south Africa 226 202 2nd Test, Sri Lanka v India 2017 Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo.India won by an innings and 53 runs.Fri 04 - Tue 08 August.Sun 27 August, india won by 6 wickets, sri Lanka 217/9.