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.
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.
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.
South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by 32 runs in the final match of Group C and leads their pool after defeating both their opponents Zimbabwe and the Lankan Lions.
Ajantha Mendis crushed the batting line up of Zimbabwe single-handedly in the curtain raiser of the ICC World Twenty 20 as Sri Lanka won the match comfortably.
Kamran Akmal bulldozed the Indian bowling, played one of the finest innings of his life and Shoaib Malik assisted him well as Pakistan won the tall scoring game.
A lethal bowling spell from the speedster, Irfan Pathan, restricted the hosts Sri Lanka to a nominal score as India won the ICC World Twenty20 warm up match.
The New Zealand selectors have announced a 15 member team that will participate in the forthcoming ICC World Twenty20, under the leadership of Ross Taylor.