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.
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.
Chris Gayle’s 75 runs pushed West Indies to 205-4 in its cricket World Twenty20 semifinal against Australia 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.
Alex Hales hit the highest score by an Englishman in Twenty20 internationals as the hosts beat West Indies by seven wickets today.
Dwayne Smith top-scored with 70 as the West Indies recovered from a slow start to post 172-4 in its Twenty20 cricket match against England at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
Devon Smith’s century helped the West Indies defeat Ireland by 44 runs in their Group B match in the Cricket World Cup.
West Indies bowler Kemar Roach finished off the Netherlands with a hat-trick to lead his team to a record 215-run victory at the Cricket World Cup. Zimbabwe beat Canada by 175 runs in yesterday’s other group match.
Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians by 22 runs in the final of cricket’s Indian Premier League today to become the third different champion in three years.
West Indies beat Australia by five wickets to end a run of 14 matches without a victory against the top-ranked one-day cricket team.