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Sat, 10/06/2012 - 06:42

Colombo, Sri Lanka - If Sri Lanka needed any forewarning at all, it came at the R Premadasa Stadium on Friday night. The explosive might of the West Indian batting line-up was on full view in the second semi-final of the ICC World Twenty20 2012, when Australia was swept aside in a flurry of frenzied boundary-hitting that reduced the encounter to one-way traffic.

West Indies came into the competition as...

Sat, 10/06/2012 - 06:37

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Chris Gayle’s primary job as an opener is to go on an all-out attack and give West Indies a flying start but the Jamaican said he enjoyed sharing the strike and batting till the end in Friday’s ICC World T20 semi-final against Australia.

Opening the innings, Gayle faced only 41 balls to remain unbeaten on 75 but West Indies still posted 205 for four - highest score of the...

Fri, 10/05/2012 - 17:25

Colombo, Sri Lanka – West Indies completely outplayed Australia in their semi-final on Friday night and marched into the final of the ICC World T20 tournament for the first time.

Led by a brilliant unbeaten half-century by Chris Gayle at the ideal time, the Windies rattled up 205-4 off 20 overs. They then bundled out the Aussies for 131 to...

Fri, 10/05/2012 - 10:20

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – West Indies stormed into the Final of the Twenty20 World Cup, when their bowlers followed up breezy batting from Chris Gayle, driving them to a 74-run victory over Australia in the second men’s semi-final on Friday.

The talismic opener carried his bat for an unbeaten 75 from just 41 balls that included five fours and six to anchor West Indies...

Fri, 10/05/2012 - 08:26

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – West Indies beat Australia by 74 runs in the second semi-final of the Twenty20 World Cup on Friday at the Premadasa Stadium.

West Indies advance to the Final on Sunday, where they will meet hosts Sri Lanka at the same venue.

Scores:

WEST INDIES 205 for four off 20 overs...

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