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.
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.
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.
India beat the West Indies by 80 runs yesterday to finish second in Group B at cricket’s World Cup and set up a quarterfinal against three-time defending champion Australia.
Alex Hales hit the highest score by an Englishman in Twenty20 internationals as the hosts beat West Indies by seven wickets today.
England beat West Indies by nine wickets in the second cricket Test to ensure victory in the three-match series and keep its place atop the world rankings.
Denesh Ramdin scored 107 not out as West Indies frustrated England by reaching 426 all out at lunch on the fourth day of the third cricket Test. Tail-ender Tino Best was dismissed on 95 just before the break.
Marlon Samuels and Denesh Ramdin led West Indies to 280-8 in the third cricket Test with England as several dropped catches allowed the visitors to bat out the day at Edgbaston in Birmingham.
Sachin Tendulkar fell six runs short of his 100th century in international cricket as India reached 376-6 in reply to the West Indies’ 590 in the final Test.