West Indies stole victory from the jaws of defeat as they beat England in an intense ICC World T20 final in Kolkata, where Chetan Narula watched both sides collapse and recover before West Indies finally prevailed.
West Indies Twenty20 International captain Darren Sammy is not sweating over the kind of pitch the team will play on at the Eden Gardens in the final of the ICC World T20 against England in Kolkata on Sunday.
After correctly predicting England and West Indies would win through to the ICC World T20 final, Chris Gayle Academy director Donovan Miller thinks the side from the Caribbean are favourites to win overall - but only just.
Not many people will have predicted an England-West Indies final, particularly after Chris Gayle took England apart in their group game, but that is what we have to look forward to at Eden Gardens on Sunday.
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.
West Indies Twenty20 International captain Darren Sammy wants both the men’s and the women’s teams to win their respective ICC World T20 titles to add to the win in the 2016 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.
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.