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Cricket: West Indies trashes Pakistan to enter World T20 semis

Pakistan v West Indies, World T20, Group 2, Mirpur

West Indies dish out trashing to enter semis

The Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy – April 1, 2014- ESPNCRICINFO

West Indies 166 for 6 (Bravo 46, Sammy 42*) beat Pakistan 82 (Badree 3-10, Narine 3-16) by 84 runs .    Scorecard and ball-by-ball details

Darren Sammy and Dwayne Bravo added 71 runs in 5.2 overs, Pakistan v West Indies, World T20, Group 2, Mirpur, April 1, 2014 ©Getty Images

Darren Sammy and Dwayne Bravo (Man of the Match) added 71 runs in 5.2 overs, Pakistan v West Indies, World T20, Group 2, Mirpur, April 1, 2014 ©Getty Images

West Indies scored 84 runs in their first 15 overs. They nearly doubled their total after that, smashing 82 off the last 30 balls of the innings. No Full Member team had ever conceded so many in the last five overs of a Twenty20 game.

It remained to be seen which part of West Indies’ innings, the first three-quarters or the final quarter, would make a bigger impact on the result as Pakistan began their chase, in a knockout game to determine who would take on Sri Lanka in the first semi-final on Thursday. In the end, West Indies could have declared after 15 overs and still won.  Continue reading

Cricket: Windies lose in exciting finale after winning series

Cricket: Windies go down in exciting finale

T20 cricketBarbados-born seamer Christopher Jordan proved to be England’s hero, snatching three for 39 from his four overs, including the crucial wicket of Ramdin in the penultimate over.

Barbados, Thursday March 13, 2014, CMC – West Indies failed in their bid to complete a clean sweep, as England held their nerve to record a consolation victory, in an exciting finale to their three-match Twenty20 International series here Thursday.

Set a challenging but achievable 166 to win, West Indies were propelled by Lendl Simmons who top scored with 69 and wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin who got 33, as the finished five runs short of their target at Kensington Oval.  Continue reading

Cricket: West Indies win second T20 to take series vs England

West Indies win second T20 to take series

Darren Sammy guided West Indies to a series win with 30 off nine balls in Barbados

Sammy celebrates victory in T20

Published on March 12, 2014 – Caribbean News Now

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — West Indies captain Darren Sammy hit a blazing 30 not out off just nine balls to pilot the world champions team to a five-wicket win over England in the second T20 International on Tuesday March 11, 2014.

Sammy’s power-hitting came as the Windies asking rate climbed to over 10 runs per over in the final stages. They reached 155-5 off 18.5 overs in reply to England’s 152-7 off 20 overs at Kensington OvalContinue reading