ICC World Twenty20 - Final

Sri Lanka v West Indies

West Indies won by 36 runs

10.1

BMAJ Mendis to Bravo, 1 run, slapped down towards long off from a full length

10.2

BMAJ Mendis to Samuels, 2 runs, over the top, mistimed down the ground and spilled by Kulasekara, tough chance running around the boundary

10.3

BMAJ Mendis to Samuels, 1 run, flicked down to long on from the stumps, bit of a slog

10.4

BMAJ Mendis to Bravo, no run, blocked away into the point region on the back foot

10.5

BMAJ Mendis to Bravo, 2 runs, goes back and gets in a tangle, lucky to inside edge it into midwicket

10.6

BMAJ Mendis to Bravo, no run, driven hard but straight to extra cover

West Indies 38/2   BMAJ Mendis 1-0-6-0

14.1

BMAJ Mendis to Samuels, 1 run, played down to long off on the back foot

14.2

BMAJ Mendis to Pollard, 1 run, slugs the first ball down the ground, it bombs its way to long on, looked like an inside edge that

14.3

BMAJ Mendis to Samuels, SIX, down the wicket and timed perfectly into the stands, lovely strike again and he's trying to rescue his side here, 50 for him now

14.4

BMAJ Mendis to Samuels, FOUR, goes again and gets it in the gap at cow corner, dragged it slightly but effective

14.5

BMAJ Mendis to Samuels, 1 run, down the wicket, dropped in shorter, checks the shot and chips it on the bounce to long on

14.6

BMAJ Mendis to Pollard, 1 run, horrible slog this, off the toe down to long on, still raced away again

West Indies 87/3   BMAJ Mendis 2-0-20-0
Tournament Results
Sri Lanka v West Indies at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 7, 2012
West Indies won by 36 runs
Australia v West Indies at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 5, 2012
West Indies won by 74 runs
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 4, 2012
Sri Lanka won by 16 runs
India v South Africa at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 2, 2012
India won by 1 run
Australia v Pakistan at Colombo (RPS) - Oct 2, 2012
Pakistan won by 32 runs
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Match Coverage

Ian Chappell - How do you stop Gayle and Co?
Report - Samuels, Sammy give WI first world title since 1979
Features - A game that proved Twenty20 matters
Stats Analysis - Samuels' best, Malinga's worst
News - 'Wanted to attack their best bowler' - Samuels
News - 'We're going to live this moment forever' - Sammy
Features - Silence and celebration at the Premadasa
Match Analysis - A triumph for Sammy
Match Analysis - A bizarre and joyous night of cricket
News - 'This is for the Caribbean people' - Sammy
News - Relief for Samuels after 'a lot of tough times'
Match Analysis - Another final, another heartbreak for Sri Lanka
Fan Following - Shall we tell the president?
Awards - The six that rang out across the world
Video Interviews - West Indies celebrate in style
Video Interviews - Exclusive: 'Samuels destroying Malinga changed the game'
Video Highlights - World T20 2012: West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 36 runs
Video Press Conference - Jayawardene bemoans poor batting
Video Press Conference - Samuels delighted at the historic moment
Audio Match Analysis - 'Dilshan dismissal was key'
Audio Match Analysis - 'World T20 showed how important WI is to world cricket'
Video Press Conference - 'This is for the Caribbean people' - Sammy
Video World Twenty20 Daily - World T20 Daily: West Indies rule the world
Video Match Analysis - Determined West Indies triumph
Video The Chuck Fleetwood-Smiths - Two Chucks: Samuels writes his own script
Gallery - West Indies thump Sri Lanka to take T20 title
Gallery - Sri Lanka: route to the final
Gallery - West Indies: route to the final

Photos

Oct 7, 2012

Darren Sammy takes good care of the World Twenty20 trophy, Sri Lanka v West Indies, final, World Twenty20, Colombo, October 7, 2012

Darren Sammy takes good care of the World Twenty20 trophy

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Oct 7, 2012

West Indies on fire: Darren Sammy led them to a first world title since 1979, Sri Lanka v West Indies, final, World Twenty20, Colombo, October 7, 2012

West Indies on fire: Darren Sammy led them to a first world title since 1979

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