13 September 2012 15:59 | By Thomas Oakey
15 reasons why the ICC World Twenty20 will be amazing

15 reasons why the 2012 World Twenty20 will be amazing!



15 reasons why the 2012 World Twenty20 will be amazing! (© Philip Brown / Reuters)
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The World Twenty20 commences in Sri Lanka on Tuesday, September 17, and will see 12 teams battle it out for the trophy held aloft by Pakistan in 2009, in what’s set to be the most memorable tournament to date.

However, despite the action-packed history of what is essentially the World Cup of twenty20 cricket, we feel the competition has been unfairly shunned in the past by traditionalists and non-fans of the game alike.

So why not click through our gallery and find out 15 reasons why we think the 2012 World Twenty20 will be amazing.

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