England won the men's T20 World 2022 by beating Pakistan in the final. It was a brilliant bowling performance from Sam Curran and Adil Rashid and a sensational under-pressure innings from Ben Stokes which ensured the Three Lions go past Pakistan's total with 5 wickets in hand and an over to be spared.
England team restricted Pakistan to a total of 137/8 in 20 overs. Sam Curran finished with bowling figures of 3/12 while Adil Rashid scalped 2 wickets in the final game while conceding just 22 runs.
Pakistan pacers were breathing fire in 2nd innings and troubled the England batters with their stunning pace. England skipper Jos Buttler gave a sparkling start but got dismissed for 26 runs and later Ben Stokes fifty helped his team remain alive in the match and eventually come out on top.
Haris Rauf and Shadab Khan were impressive with bowling figures of 2/23 and 1/20 respectively while Shaheen Afridi's untimely injury couldn't help his team's cause.
Numbers and Stats from the T20 World Cup final:
1 - England becomes the first team to hold the men's ODI & T20I World Cup trophies at same time. England are defending Champions in ODI WC (2019) and they are currently T20 World Cup Champions in 2022.
1 - Ben Stokes smashed his first fifty in T20Is.
Batsman to smash fifty in both ODI World Cup & T20I World Cup Finals:
Ben Stokes in
ODI World Cup 2019 Finals - 84*(98) vs NZ in Lord's
T20 World Cup 2022 Finals - 52*(49) vs PAK in Melbourne
2 - Sam Curran became 2nd England player to win the man of the tournament award in the T20 WC after Kevin Pietersen (2010)
2 - England becomes 2nd team to win two men's T20 WC trophies after West Indies.
Teams to win two men's T20 World Cup trophies:
West Indies (2012 & 2016)
England (2010 & 2022)
3/12 - Sam Curran recorded bowling figures of 3/12 against Pakistan in the final game.
Best bowling figure by a pace bowler in men's T20 WC finals:
Sam Curran - 3/12 vs ENG in Melbourne, 2022
Irfan Pathan - 3/16 vs PAK in Johannesburg, 2007
Josh Hazlewood - 3/16 vs NZ in Dubai, 2021
Abdul Razzaq - 3/20 vs SL in Lord's, 2009
David Willey - 3/20 vs WI in Kolkata, 2016
3 - England team have won their 3rd ICC trophy in men's Cricket. England have won 2010 T20 World Cup under Paul Collingwood, the 2019 ODI World Cup under Eoin Morgan, and the 2022 T20 World Cup under Jos Buttler captaincy .
Teams with most ICC Trophy in men's cricket:
Australia - 8 (1987, 1999, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2015, 2021 )
India - 5 (1983, 2002, 2007, 2011, 2013)
West Indies - 5 (1975, 1979, 2004, 2012, 2016)
Sri Lanka - 3 (1996, 2002, 2014)
Pakistan - 3 (1992, 2009, 2017)
England - 3 (2010, 2019, 2022)
13 - Sam Curran, who won the player of the tournament award, has taken 13 wickets in T20 World Cup 2022.
Most wickets taken in T20 WC 2022:
Wanindu Hasaranga - 15 (8 inns)
Sam Curran - 13 (6 inns)
Bas de Leede - 13 (7 inns)
Blessing Muzarabani - 12 (7 inns)
19 - Adil Rashid has taken 19 wickets against Pakistan in men's T20I.
Most wickets against Pakistan in men's T20I:
Tim Southee - 28
Adil Rashid - 19
Thisara Perera - 18
Graeme Swann - 17
19 - England defeated Pakistan for 19th time in men's T20I.
Most matches won against an opposition in men's T20I:
England - 19 vs Pakistan
Pakistan - 18 vs New Zealand
98 - Shadab Khan has become the highest wicket-taker for Pakistan in men's T20I.
Most wickets for Pakistan in men's T20I:
Shadab Khan - 98
Shahid Afridi - 97
Saeed Ajmal / Umar Gul - 85