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India vs England In T20 World Cups - A Statistical Analysis

As we near the India vs England crucial semi-final clash in T20 World Cup 2022, let's dive into the statistical analysis of these two teams against each other in T20 World Cup history.

Rishabh Gautam
By Rishabh Gautam November 10, 2022 • 11:41 AM

As we have come to the business end of the T20 World Cup 2022, the four semi-finalists - New Zealand, England, India and Pakistan have geared up for the knockouts. While New Zealand will clash against Pakistan in the first semi-finals, India will take on England in the 2nd semi-final at Adelaide.

India and England when first clashed against each other in T20 World Cup, it was in the inaugural World Cup in the Super Eight stage, where India needed to win. Not many would have forgotten that match where Yuvraj Singh smacked 6 sixes against Stuart Broad in an over to complete his half-century off just 12 balls. 

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India and England will face off against each other for the first time in T20 World Cup since T20 World Cup 2012. As we near the India vs England crucial semi-final clash in T20 World Cup 2022, let's dive into the statistical analysis of these two teams against each other in T20 World Cup history. 


IND vs ENG Head-to-Head in T20 World Cups:

  • Total – 3
  • India –  2
  • England – 1

IND vs ENG Highest Individual Score:

Virender Sehwag (68), T20 World Cup 2007

In the Super Eight clash of the T20 World Cup 2007, Virender Sehwag smacked 68 runs to register the highest individual record between these two teams in T20 World Cup. Apart from this, the second-highest individual scores also came in this match, by Gautam Gambhir (58) and Yuvraj Singh (58). 


IND vs ENG Most Runs:

Gautam Gambhir (129)

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir has registered the most runs amongst batters in India vs England T20 World Cup clashes. Gambhir scored 129 runs in 3 innings, averaging 43 while striking at 122.85. Gambhir also has a half-century to his name agains England in T20 World Cup.


IND vs ENG Highest Partnership:

Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag (136 runs), T20 World Cup 2007

In the epic Durban clash, Indian openers while batting first added 136 runs for the 1st wicket which remains the highest partnership in T20 World Cup matches between India and England. While Sehwag smacked 68 runs off 52 balls, Gambhir scored 58 runs off 41 balls. 


IND vs ENG Best Bowling Figures

Harbhajan Singh (4/12), T20 World Cup 2012 

In the Group Stage match of the T20 World Cup 2012, India posted 170/4 while batting first. In reply, English batters struggled as Harbhajan Singh spun an inescapable web around them. Harbhajan picked up 4 wickets for just 12 runs in his 4 overs, along with two maiden overs as England were bowled out for just 80 runs. 


IND vs ENG Most Wickets:

Harbhajan Singh (8 wickets)

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The former Indian off-spinner also has the most wickets in India vs England matches at T20 World Cups, picking up 8 wickets in 3matches at an economy of just 6.41.