Biggest Wins by Runs in T20 World Cup 2022
Biggest wins by runs in T20 World Cup 2022: We have seen many exciting games in the eighth edition of the T20 World Cup, where teams fought it hard to win the game. But there were some instances when the batting first team just dominate the game by registering a win with a huge margin.
In the middle of nail-biting events, those victories look very simple, but we cannot ignore the performance teams’ bowlers did to help their sides claim a victory by a huge margin.
Let’s take a look at the top-5 biggest wins by runs in the T20 World Cup 2022
New Zealand vs Sri Lanka – 65 runs
The 27th match of the T20 World Cup 2022 started in Sri Lanka’s favour when they removed Blackcap’s top-3 batters for just 15 in 4 overs, ending in New Zealand’s kitty.
It was Glenn Phillips, who starred with the bat for New Zealand as he smashed an unbelievable 104 in just 64 deliveries to help his side post 167 on board in 20 overs. Later, their bowlers did the remaining work and restricted the Asian Champions to just 102 to record a 65-run victory.
India vs Zimbabwe – 71 runs
This was India’s last Super 12 game in the competition, and was considered as the cake walk match for them to finish as the table-topper of their group.
Indian side did exactly the same. While batting first they recorded 186 in 20 overs, riding on Surya’s blazing 61, and then restricted the team, who defeated Pakistan in the group, for just 115 to claim a victory by 71 runs.
Sri Lanka vs UAE – 79 runs
Sri Lanka’s second and the most crucial match of the qualifiers round, as they already faced defat in their first game, and a loss here would end their chances to qualify for the Super 12 phase.
Despite their batters struggled on that day two, except Pathum Nissanka, who played a knock of 74, they put 152 on board in their 20-over quota. And later bowled out the UAE side for 73 to register a comprehensive win by 79 runs.
New Zealand vs Australia – 89 runs
The biggest shocking of the tournament happened on the first day of the Super 12 phase itself. During the opening match of the Super 12 round between 2021 champions Australia and the runners-up New Zealand, the Kiwis stunned the hosts by defeating them with a huge margin of 89 runs.
After putting 200 in 20 overs, New Zealand bowlers did everything right and hold off the Aussies by bowled them out for 111. Later, the Kiwis qualified for the semis as a table-topper of Group 1. While Australia was knocked out from the tournament in the league stage itself.
South Africa vs Bangladesh – 104 runs
The day was special for Rilee Rossouw, who scored his second ton in T20 cricket, but it was equally special for his side too as the Proteas registered a dominating 104-run victory over Bangladesh.
Came at crease in the second over of the innings, Rossouw entertained the fans with his brilliant batting skills and struck a brilliant hundred to help his side post a monstrous 205 on board in 20 overs.
Anrich Norjte was in form of his life on that day, as Bangladesh batters found it hard to play against him, as a result he took four wickets while giving just 10 in 3.3 overs, and other bowlers also joined the party to restrict Bangladesh to 101 and record the biggest victory of the T20 World Cup 2022.
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