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With the T20 World Cup 2024 now less than a week away, the anticipation around the tournament is building fast among the cricket fanatics around the around. With only four days left for the marquee tournament, the first batch of the Indian team has also left for the USA to make their ninth appearance in the T20 World Cup, aiming to claim the title this time around and end their ICC trophy draught.

In this article, SportsTiger looks at interesting stats and facts related to the number four in the T20 World Cup.

Curtis Campher picked 4 wickets in 4 balls in 2021 T20 World Cup

curtis campher picked 4 wickets in 4 balls in 2021 t20 world cup sportstiger

Custis Campher’s four wickets in four balls headlined Ireland’s win against Netherlands in Abu Dhabi in the 2021 edition of the T20 World Cup. Campher, who was playing his fifth T20I, surpassed legend Lasith Malinga and Rashid Khan after this brilliant feat. He picked up wickets of Colin Auckermann, Ryan ten Doeschate, Scott Edwards and Roelof van der Merwe off successive balls in the tenth over of the match and eventually won the Player of the Match for finishing with the figures of 4/26. 

T20 World Cup is won by teams from 4 different continents

t20 world cup is won by teams from 4 different continents sportstiger

The T20 World Cup in its last eight editions has seen winners emerge from four different continents. While India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have lifted the T20 World Cup from Asia, England won it from Europe. Furthermore, Australia has bagged from the Oceania, in the Americas, it’s West Indies who have lifted it. 

4 different groups in T20 World Cup for the first time in 2024

4 different groups in t20 world cup for the first time in 2024 sportstiger

For the first time in the history of T20 World Cup, the 20 teams are divided into four groups of five for the first stage in the 2024 edition of the tournament. Here, each team will play a minimum of four matches against their other group members. Furthermore, the top two sides from each group will then progress to the Super 8s stage of the event.