Lowest team totals (scores) in Twenty20 cricket matches

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Netherlands holds the record of lowest team total in T20 cricket matches.. In twenty20 cricket, there're more chances of seeing sixes over after over than in one day internationals or test cricket cause batsmen play more freely in this shortest version than they do otherwise. Yuvraj Singh of India has already hit six sixes in an over against Stuart Broad of England and more batters will touch it soon.

Naturally, teams getting out for low scores in T20 cricket is equally more probable than in other two formats. why? don't we know free-ness leads of failures.

4 August 2008, 1st Semi-final of World T20 cup qualifiers, Belfast in Ireland where home team elected to field first and cleaned up visitors for just 67 runs. Only two batsmen {Steve Tikolo (13) & Thomas Odoyo (10)} could reach double figure mark other than extras which added 12. Who were the unplayable bowlers? Swing bowlers Peter Connell, AR Cusack and Kevin O'Brien took couple of wickets each while Andre Botha picked up three scalps. Interestingly, Ireland too had a troubled batting time, reaching their target with just 4 wickets and 5 ball in hand!

That Kenyan humiliation stayed on for over five years until Netherlands qualified for main rounds of ICC Word T20 2014 and met mighty Sri Lankans in first game, only to be wrapped up for 39 runs inside 11 overs. This time, captain Angelo Mathews and Ajantha Mendis were chief destroyers while Lasith Malinga got two wickets and Nuwan Kulasekara one.

Can Netherlands record be broken? what a nightmare day it will be for that team!

Also see : Highest T20 totals | Highest score by a batsman | Best bowlings.
Lowest scores (totals) by a team in Twenty20 match.
Team Score Overs RR Inns Versus Venue Date
Netherlands 39 10.3 3.71 1 Sri Lanka Chittagong 24 Mar 2014
Kenya 56 18.4 3.00 2 Afghanistan Sharjah 30 Sep 2013
New Zealand 60 15.3 3.87 2 Sri Lanka Chittagong 31 Mar 2014
Kenya 67 17.2 3.86 1 Ireland Belfast 4 Aug 2008
Ireland 68 16.4 4.08 2 West Indies Guyana 30 Apr 2010
Hong Kong 69 17.0 4.08 2 Nepal Chittagong 16 Mar 2014
Bermuda 70 20.0 3.50 1 Canada Belfast 5 Aug 2008
Kenya 71 19.0 3.73 1 Ireland Dubai 14 May 2012
Afghanistan 72 17.1 4.20 1 Bangladesh Mirpur 16 Mar 2014
Kenya 73 16.5 4.33 1 New Zealand Durban 12 Sep 2007
India 74 17.3 4.22 1 Australia Melbourne 1 Feb 2008
Pakistan 74 19.1 3.88 2 Australia Dubai 10 Sep 2012
Canada 75 19.2 3.87 2 Zimbabwe King City 13 Oct 2008
Bangladesh 78 17.3 4.45 1 New Zealand Hamilton 3 Feb 2010
West Indies 79/7 20.0 3.95 2 Zimbabwe Port of Spain 28 Feb 2010
Australia 79 14.3 5.44 2 England Southampton 13 Jun 2005
England 80 14.4 5.30 2 India Colombo 23 Sep 2012
Afghanistan 80 17.2 4.50 2 England Colombo 21 Sep 2012
Afghanistan 80 16.0 5.00 2 South Africa Barbados 5 May 2010
New Zealand 80 15.5 5.05 1 Pakistan Christchurch 30 Dec 2010
Scotland 81 15.4 5.17 2 South Africa The Oval 7 Jun 2009
New Zealand 81 17.3 4.62 1 Sri Lanka Florida 23 May 2010
Pakistan 82 17.5 4.59 2 West Indies Mirpur 1 Apr 2014
Bangladesh 83 15.5 5.24 2 Sri Lanka Johannesburg 18 Sep 2007
Zimbabwe 84 15.1 5.53 1 New Zealand Guyana 4 May 2010
Ireland 85/8 20.0 4.25 2 West Indies Jamiaca 21 Feb 2014
Bangladesh 85/9 20.0 4.25 2 Pakistan Dhaka 29 Nov 2011
Australia 86 16.2 5.26 2 India Mirpur 30 Mar 2014
Holland 86 15.3 5.54 2 Ireland Dubai 13 Feb 2010
Holland 86 15.3 5.54 2 Ireland Dubai 13 Feb 2010
New Zealand 86 18.2 4.69 1 South Africa Durban 21 Dec 2012
Kenya 88 19.3 4.51 2 Sri Lanka Johannesburg 14 Sep 2007
England 88 17.4 4.98 2 Netherlands Chittagong 31 Mar 2014
England 88 16.4 5.28 2 West Indies The Oval 25 Sept 2011
Pakistan 89 18.4 4.83 1 England Cardiff 7 Sep 2010
Australia 89 19.3 4.56 1 Pakistan Dubai 5 Sep 2012

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