7 most Shocking Upsets in T20 World Cup History 

By Soumen Pahari 22 June 2024, 1.25 pm

Witness the moments that left fans and pundits stunned!

1. Zimbabwe Stuns Australia (2007) 

The David vs. Goliath Matchup  In the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007, minnows Zimbabwe pulled off a thrilling victory against the mighty Australians, shocking the cricketing world!

2. Netherlands vs England (2009) 

Netherlands' Epic Triumph  The Dutch team stunned everyone by defeating England in the opening match of the 2009 T20 World Cup. A night to remember for the underdogs!

3. Afghanistan vs West Indies (2016) 

Afghan Warriors' Heroic Feat   Afghanistan showcased their rising talent by defeating the powerful West Indies, proving that they are a force to be reckoned with in world cricket.

4. Ireland Upsets Pakistan (2009) 

Ireland's Unforgettable Victory    In a match that will be remembered for ages, Ireland defeated Pakistan, showing that anything is possible in the T20 format.

5. Hong Kong vs Bangladesh (2014)

The Biggest Surprise of All Hong Kong delivered a shocking blow by defeating Bangladesh in the 2014 T20 World Cup, making headlines and proving the unpredictability of T20 cricket. 

6. Netherlands Vs South Africa (2022)

Netherland: the giant killer. Netherland again surprise the cricket world by defeating the mighty South Africa and Sprinkle water on the hope of South Africa's  world cup journey.

7. USA beat Pakistan (2024)

The unpredictable Pakistan. In a most enthralling match, USA hold their nerves to beat Pakistan in group stage match in the super over. This defeat further helps Pakistan to get eliminated from the super eight stage of this tournament.

Share Your Thoughts!  Comment below with your favorite T20 World Cup upset or any memorable moments we missed!