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Winner - Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan players celebrate their World T20 win after defeating India in the final by six wickets
The Sri Lankan players celebrate their World T20 win after defeating India in the final by six wickets © ICC
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Specials

    Narine weaves his T20 magic

Numbers Game: The West Indies offspinner didn't take many wickets in the World T20 but still made a big impact with his economy rate

    The win Sri Lanka waited 18 years for

Mark Nicholas: Their cricketers have again reinforced what the game means to their nation

    'Ashley Giles not my man for England'

Bowl at Boycs: Geoff Boycott on who should replace Flower, and why confidence is essential in T20

    Where's the room for struggle?

Sidharth Monga: T20 is a cruel format that doesn't give too many players a shot at redemption. Here it's easy to identify a villain and bury him

A night to remember in Colombo

Andrew Fidel Fernando: To have been at the ground for the final would have been great, but to see Colombo come together in wild, unbridled joy was something else

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Blogs

Team performance analysis in T20 internationals

Anantha Narayanan: Who defends well and who chases a target better?

The problem with low catches

Kartikeya Date: The cricket cognoscenti is largely eager to give the fielder the benefit of the doubt when a catch is referred. This should not be the case

Lessons for 2015

Michael Jeh: There is much to learn from the World T20 in Bangladesh but expect different skill sets to come into play in next year's 50-over World Cup

Points Table

First Round Group A

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Bangladesh 3 2 1 0 0 4 +1.466
Nepal 3 2 1 0 0 4 +0.933
Afghanistan 3 1 2 0 0 2 -0.981
Hong Kong 3 1 2 0 0 2 -1.455

First Round Group B

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Netherlands 3 2 1 0 0 4 +1.109
Zimbabwe 3 2 1 0 0 4 +0.957
Ireland 3 2 1 0 0 4 -0.701
U.A.E. 3 0 3 0 0 0 -1.541

Group 1

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
Sri Lanka 4 3 1 0 0 6 +2.233
South Africa 4 3 1 0 0 6 +0.075
New Zealand 4 2 2 0 0 4 -0.678
England 4 1 3 0 0 2 -0.776
Netherlands 4 1 3 0 0 2 -0.866

Group 2

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR
India 4 4 0 0 0 8 +1.280
West Indies 4 3 1 0 0 6 +1.971
Pakistan 4 2 2 0 0 4 -0.384
Australia 4 1 3 0 0 2 -0.857
Bangladesh 4 0 4 0 0 0 -2.072

Boundary Meter

Quote Unquote

West Indies captain Darren Sammy believes divine intervention ensured Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, playing the last World Twenty20, make it to the final

The headlines in Sri Lanka's newspapers a day after the World T20 triumph
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Meg Lanning and Lasith Malinga pose with their trophies
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Lasith Malinga is perched atop a cycle rickshaw with the World T20 trophy
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Paul Farbrace gets a hug from his players
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Cricket fans rejoice after Sri Lanka beat India in the World T20 final
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The Sri Lankan team lifts the World T20 trophy
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Squads

MS Dhoni (c/wk) Varun Aaron
Ravichandran Ashwin Stuart Binny
Shikhar Dhawan Ravindra Jadeja
Virat Kohli Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Amit Mishra Mohammed Shami
Ajinkya Rahane Suresh Raina
Mohit Sharma Rohit Sharma
Yuvraj Singh
Tournament Results
India v Sri Lanka at Dhaka - Apr 6, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets (with 13 balls remaining)
India v South Africa at Dhaka - Apr 4, 2014
India won by 6 wickets (with 5 balls remaining)
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Dhaka - Apr 3, 2014
Sri Lanka won by 27 runs (D/L method)
Pakistan v West Indies at Dhaka - Apr 1, 2014
West Indies won by 84 runs
Bangladesh v Australia at Dhaka - Apr 1, 2014
Australia won by 7 wickets (with 15 balls remaining)
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