Highlights of WT20 final: West Indies Vs Sri Lanka

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Updated: Monday, October 8, 2012, 13:07 [IST]
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Colombo, Oct 7: West Indies are the new champions of ICC World Twenty20. They defeated Sri Lanka by 36 in the final at R Premadasa Stadium on Sunday night.


Highlights of WT20 final: WI Vs SL

Here are the highlights of the final

# West Indies won their first World title since winning the Champions Trophy in 2004

# Sri Lanka have won lost four successive World Cup finals. They were beaten in 2007 (50-over World Cup), 2009 (World T20) and 2011 (50 overs)

# West Indies were successful in defending a modest total of 137

# Marlon Samuels was named Man-of-the-match

# Shane Watson of Australia won the Man-of-the-tournament award

# Watson scored 249 runs and took 11 wickets. He had four Man-of-the-match honours

# Sri Lanka were bowled out for 101 in 18.4 overs

# Sunil Narine took 3/9 in 3.4 overs

# Mahela Jayawardene was the top scorer for the hosts with 33

# Sri Lanka could manage only one six, from Nuwan Kulasekara

# Samuels hit the biggest six of tournament, which travelled 108 metres

# Tillakaratne Dilshan was out for a 3-ball duck today. Incidentally he was out for zero in five balls in WT20 final in 2009 against Pakistan at Lord's

# Johnson Charles was dismissed for a five-ball duck in the first over of the match

# Angelo Mathews started the final with a wicket maiden

# West Indies first run came off a wide after nine dot balls

# West Indies first run off the bat came after 16 balls

# Chris Gayle had a quiet start, taking nine balls to get off the mark

# He struggled and was trapped LBW by Ajantha Mendis for 3 off 16 balls

# West Indies could manage only 14/2 in first six overs of powerplay

# This was the lowest powerplay for West Indies in T20 Internationals

# 14/2 is the fourth lowest powerplay score in T20I history. Other three, Canada 10/3, Ireland 13/2 and Zimbabwe 13/4

# West Indies' first six came in the 12th over

# West Indies managed only one four in the first 10 overs

# Ajantha Mendis finished with 4/12 in four overs

# He is the leading wicket-taker in the tournament with 15

# Ajantha Mendis took two wickets in two balls, dismissing Kieron Pollard and Andre Russell

# From 32/2 in 10 overs, West Indies recovered to score 105/4 in the next 10

# Marlon Samuels was brilliant with the bat, scoring 78 off 56 balls with three fours and six sixes

# Samuels hit Lasith Malinga for 39 runs off 11 balls with one four and five sixes. Samuels strike rate versus Malinga was a whopping 354.54

# It was a forgettable night for Malinga as he went for 0/54 in four overs at economy rate of 13.50


Story first published:  Sunday, October 7, 2012, 23:22 [IST]

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