The T20 World Cup 2022 has seen astonishing results so far. Teams like Ireland and Zimbabwe have managed to beat their big opponents and have proved that the whole world is ultimately everyone’s participation in the World Cup. Alam is that so far 5 major upsets have been seen in the World Cup T20. After these upsets, there has been an uproar among the big teams. These teams are also in danger of being eliminated from the tournament. Here let you know about the top 5 upsets in the tournament so far.
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1. Namibia vs Sri Lanka
In the match against Sri Lanka on 16 October, Namibia registered a stunning 55-run victory. Their win is the third-largest win for an associate team against a full member team. Namibia had set a target of 164 runs but Sri Lanka were reduced to 108 runs.
2. Scotland vs West Indies: Scotland beat West Indies by 42 runs in another turnaround. The match played at Bellerive Oval, Hobart on 17 October saw an unexpected victory. While Scotland set a target of 161 runs, West Indies were reduced to 118 runs.
3. Ireland vs West Indies: Ireland made a mark in this global match of T20 cricket with their 9-wicket win against West Indies on 21 October in the 2022 World Cup. Windies managed to post 146/5 in the match, as Ireland chased down the target in just 17.3 overs.
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4. Ireland vs England: Ireland won a rain-hit match against England in Melbourne on 26 October to let other teams know not to take them lightly. England vs Ireland match could not be completed due to rain in Melbourne but Ireland won the match by 5 runs on the basis of Duckworth Lewis.
5. Zimbabwe vs Pakistan: The latest and if the biggest upset of the T20 World Cup was seen on 27 October at the ground of Perth. In the match played between Pakistan and Zimbabwe, Pakistan lost by 1 run. With this defeat, Pakistan is in danger of being knocked out of the tournament.