The Cricket Advisory Committee of the Board of Control for Cricket in India is all set to make their decision on the next full-time coach of the national team after Team Director Ravi Shastri's contract ran its course following the completion of India's campaign in the ICC World Twenty20.
West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons credited his performance in the semi-final of the ICC World Twenty 20 against India at the Wankhede Stadium to the Indian Premier League where he has been associated with the Mumbai Indians team.
Some poor bowling and fielding, plus a lot of luck for Lendl Simmons, made sure that the West Indies will now play England in the final in Kolkata on Sunday. Chetan Narula reflects on the second ICC WT20 semi-final.
Lendl Simmons scored his career best score of an unbeaten 82 and was well supported by a fluent fifty from Johnson Charles as West Indies chased down 193 against India with seven wickets in hand at the Wankhede Stadium to set up a clash against England in the final of the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.
India have been dealt a major blow ahead of their semi-final contest against West Indies on Thursday as their all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has been ruled out the ICC World Twenty20 tournament with an ankle injury.
West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle has said that his team is not focusing their energies on developing strategies to tackle Indian batsman Virat Kohli in their semi-final clash of the ICC World Twenty20.
A belligerent unbeaten knock of 82 from Virat Kohli helped India chase down a target of 161 runs to secure a semi-final berth in the ICC World Twenty20 with a crucial six-wicket win over Australia in the Super 10 Group 2 encounter of the tournament in Mohali.
Deandra Dottin starred with both the bat and the ball as West Indies Women sent India Women crashing out of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 tournament with a closely fought three-run victory in the Group B encounter in Mohali.