England’s side was the favorite to win the 1992 world cup, with a strong batting lineup, the English side took to the field to chase 135 against the weakest Zimbabwe, however, collapsed at 125.
In a dramatic run chase of 163 that went till the last ball in the 2007 T20 WC, Netherlands took a win over the English team in the group stage after their bowlers failed to stand up to the occasion.
From 111 for 5 to a record-breaking innings from Kevin O’Brien of 113 from 63 balls stunned the English team in the group stage of 2011 WC after he led the side to chase down the mammoth target of 327.
Another setback for the English team in the same edition where the Bangladesh Tigers stunned them with a pretty humble side, winning the nail-biting encounter by 2 wickets with an over to spare.
2014 T20 WC, it was yet again England up against the associate nation Netherlands and this time more miserably. Chasing down 134, the English side got bundled at just 88 despite the big guns on the side.
A successive defeat for the English side to Bangladesh in a must-win encounter in 2015. England’s batters failed to take the team to the quarterfinal in 275 run chase against a pretty stable Bangladeshi side.
This time it was Sri Lanka led by veteran Lasith Malinga stunned the eventual champions with their bowling prowess restricting the host to 211 and registering 20 runs victory in the league.
The saga remained to date, as Ireland took over the mighty English side by handing them a 5-run defeat in a rain-affected match of the ongoing T20 WC in Australia.