The Twenty20 World Cup takes place every two years and England won their first ever major trophy in 2010 when they beat Australia in the final. The tournament was first held in 2007 in South Africa and it has proven to be a popular format of the game the world over.
The increased interest in the Indian Premier League means plenty of players have had the opportunity to hone their T20 skills while earning big money! The likes of Chris Gayle, Virender Sehwag and Kevin Pietersen always attract the crowds and in turn they provide plenty of betting opportunities for punters.
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The T20 World Cup format involves four groups of four teams and the top two teams from each group go through to the 'Super Eights'. The Super Eights involves two groups of four, with each team playing one another once and from there the top two from each group go on to the semi-finals and the two winners meet in the final for the chance to claim the coveted trophy.
All of the relevant tournament information for the 2014 T20 World Cup will appear here nearer the start of the tournament, but in the meantime check out how the 2012 event panned out......
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