ICC World Twenty20 - Final

Sri Lanka v West Indies

West Indies won by 36 runs

9.1

Dananjaya to Bravo, 1 run, struck on the pads, the offspinner, Bravo moved across to work it square, may have got an inside edge on the pads as it struck him in line, just the single

9.2

Dananjaya to Samuels, 1 run, comes down the track and chips it over square leg for a single

9.3

Dananjaya to Bravo, 1 run, waits for it to turn in, slightly short, turns it wide of square leg for one more

9.4

Dananjaya to Samuels, no run, tries to charge down the track and get to the pitch but it turns in, can't connect as he tries to swing with the spin, misses and it takes the pads and goes to short fine

9.5

Dananjaya to Samuels, no run, turning in from outside off, flighted this time, gets outside the line to defend that

9.6

Dananjaya to Samuels, no run, this one turned the other way, Marlon didn't pick that initially, saw it turn away and could only defend it back to the bowler

West Indies 32/2   A Dananjaya 1-0-3-0

11.1

Dananjaya to Samuels, 1 run, back of a length, cut out through the covers

11.2

Dananjaya to Bravo, SIX, finally a big shot, swung away from a full length on the stumps, gets it over midwicket, was a googly but Bravo took it full enough and timed it perfectly

11.3

Dananjaya to Bravo, no run, offspinner blocked forward around the off stump

11.4

Dananjaya to Bravo, 1 run, back foot push through the covers again, just a single

11.5

Dananjaya to Samuels, no run, forward outside off, blocked into the covers, big stride in there

11.6

Dananjaya to Samuels, 2 runs, full length, too straight, worked for two between the deep fielders

West Indies 48/2   A Dananjaya 2-0-13-0

17.1

Dananjaya to Samuels, OUT, not any more, pulled down midwicket's throat it was hit hard and flat and straight to the fielder. Went back to try and find the leg side stands but didn't get the elevation and it was straight to the fielder who took it well and did a little Gayle-style dance

MN Samuels c BMAJ Mendis b Dananjaya 78 (70m 56b 3x4 6x6) SR: 139.28

17.2

Dananjaya to Sammy, 1 run, tossed up on the off stump, played into the covers for a single

17.3

Dananjaya to Ramdin, 1 run, tossed up, played down to long on

17.4

Dananjaya to Sammy, 1 leg bye, step across the stumps and flicked with the angle to short long leg

17.5

Dananjaya to Ramdin, 1 run, outside off, powerful drive down to long off

17.6

Dananjaya to Sammy, no run, fired in flatter, strikes the pad as Sammy as he tries to play to leg

West Indies 112/6   A Dananjaya 3-0-16-1
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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