Windies Mens Team

WI batting in second men's WT20 semi

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – West Indies won the toss and decided to bat against Australia in the second semi-final of the Twenty20 World Cup on Friday at the Premadasa Stadium.

Dwayne Bravo: "Total team effort"

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Dwayne Bravo, on the eve of the International Cricket Council's World Twenty20 2012 semi-final against Australia, emphasised on team effort being the key to overcome Australia.

“First of all, we need a total team effort. I think both sides (are) familiar with each other, their strengths and weaknesses. We need to capitalise on good starts and make sure we start well,” said Bravo.

Gayle ready to take on Aussie big names

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Chris Gayle says he is ready to perform his heroics on the “big stage” on Friday night when the West Indies clash with Australia in the semi-finals of the ICC World T20 tournament.

The contest will be under lights at the R Premasada Stadium and the reward for victory will be a spot in the grand finale against Sri Lanka on Sunday.

Captain: To be best, we must beat best

Colombo, Sri Lanka – In just four years the West Indies women’s team has become a major force on the international stage. Under the captaincy of Merissa Aguilleira and the coaching of Sherwin Campbell, the Windies have climbed the world rankings and several players are now ranked among the best in the world.

One Team, One People, One Goal

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Darren Sammy and the men he will lead onto the field on Friday night will be carrying with them the hopes of all West Indians when they face Australia in the semi-final of the ICC World T20.

The contest at the R Premadasa Stadium is expected to be a major showdown between two of cricket’s greatest arch-rivals.


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