Marlon Samuels blasted 78 off 56 balls and took a wicket as West Indies beat host Sri Lanka by 36 runs to win its first World Twenty20 cricket title.
Marlon Samuels top-scored with 78 runs as West Indies finished on 137-6 in the final of cricket’s World Twenty20 competition against host nation Sri Lanka in Colombo.
West Indies reached the final of cricket’s World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka by handing Australia its second-worst ever loss in the shortest form of the game.
Host country Sri Lanka beat defending champion England by 19 runs yesterday to move with West Indies into the semifinals of cricket’s World Twenty20 competition.
West Indies defeated New Zealand in a “super over” to keep its hopes alive in cricket’s World Twenty20 tournament in Sri Lanka.
Host Sri Lanka beat New Zealand in a super over tiebreaker and West Indies defeated defending champion England by 15 runs to open the last-eight phase of cricket’s World Twenty20 competition.
West Indies reached the last eight of the World Twenty20 cricket competition after its final group game against Ireland was abandoned because of rain.
England trails West Indies by 362 runs at lunch on the second day of their second cricket Test after bowling out the visitors for 370 at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
India’s Virender Sehwag scored 219 runs today to break the record for highest individual score in one-day international cricket, surpassing the mark of teammate Sachin Tendulkar.
Captain Andrew Strauss got a consecutive century as England got to within 111 runs of West Indies on the second day of their second cricket Test.