West Indies sparkled in the final of the ICC World Twenty20 2012, well led by Marlon Samuels, routed Sri Lanka and won the coveted trophy with a real team work.
ICC World Twenty20 2012
The star performer of the West Indies, Chris Gayle, has warned Sri Lanka that his team, being in brilliant form, is just one match away from the coveted title.
The West Indian batsmen led by Chris Gayle tortured the Australian bowlers and the Windies bowlers crushed the Kangaroos batting in the one sided 2nd semi final.
An excellent team performance led by Mahela Jayawardene and Rangana Herath guided Sri Lanka to a comprehensive win over Pakistan in the important semi final.
India won the second pool match vs. South Africa by a close margin but was unable to reach the semi final of the ICC World Twenty20 due to poor run rate.
Australia surrendered to the destructive spin bowling of Pakistan and lost the important match against the Green Shirts in the ICC World Twenty20.
New Zealand proved unlucky twice in the ICC World Twenty20, as they lost the match to West Indies in the Super Over and were knocked out of the event.
The man in form, Virat Kohli, played another solid innings which led India to a comfortable win against their arch rivals Pakistan in the ICC World Twenty20.