FACT FILE – MEN’S FINAL
AUSTRALIA reached the semi-final of 2007 World Twenty20 tournament despite having lost to Zimbabwe in the Group Stage.
• Since losing in the 1992 World Cup final, England have only appeared in two semi-finals of ICC events – at the Champions Trophy in 2004 and 2009.
• Australia failed to qualify for the second round of 2009 World Twenty20, losing both first-round matches.
• England played their first Twenty20 International against Australia in Southampton in June, 2005, winning by 100 runs.
• Australia made the highest total batting second in a Twenty20 International, scoring 214-4 against New Zealand in Christchurch in February this year to tie the match. They lost on the Super over.
• England finished third in their group in the second round of the 2009 World Twenty20.