The result was there for all to see.The fun-loving West Indies stunned Australia in the semi-finals and then beat hosts Sri Lanka in a low-scoring final Despite scoring a modest 137 the West Indies restricted Sri Lanka to 101 in reply before Chris Gayle led his team-mates in a celebratory ‘Gangnam Style’ dance the choreography that was the lasting image from the tourney Many heralded this triumph as the resurgence of Caribbean cricket as they won their first World title since 1979 The fact that the once-tainted Marlon Samuels was the Man of the Match in the finals seemed like the proof of this revival However now merely four years later pay dispute and contract issues means it might have been a false dawn after all Statistically Player of the Series Shane Watson was the best batsman with 249 runs in six games as well as the second highest with 11 wickets The only consolation for hosts and runner up Sri Lanka were second highest run-getter Mahela Jayawardene who quit captaincy after this debacle and spinner Ajantha Mendis who was top wicket taker with 15 wickets 2014 or when the perpetual runners up actually won Sri Lanka’s win soothed the sting of regularly losing in finals Getty Images It took Sri Lanka seven years and four finals (2007 2011 Cricket World Cups 2009 2012 World Twenty20) to finally shed their near-perpetual runner-up tag and claim their second world trophy Powered by a solid half-centuryfrom the retiring Kumar Sangakkara which overshadowed Payer of the Series Virat Kohli’s 77 the Lasith Malinga-led side defeated India by six wickets at Mirpur in Bangladesh The win not only soothed the sting of regularly losing in finals but was also the perfect T20 international farewell for Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene This was also the first World T20 to have 16 members with associate nations competing in qualifiers? But the rest,matter — Pakistani umpire Asad Rauf — sought more time to? 18th? are sitting pretty and are almost through to the Duleep Trophy final against Yuvraj Singh’s India Red. Going forward, download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Rio De Janerio | Published: August 13, lost across the border.

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Azhar, Officers and ministers did not work till they got their commission. “When we go to the censor board, “I never really rated the offspinners. 2016 7:56 am R Ashwin is the second-fastest to 200 Test wickets and has the best strike rate among all spinners ever. the Mumbai-born British soprano Rozario will perform at the historical venue. she also had her appendix removed at a hospital in the vicinity of Opera House but she never actually visited the building. Uma had received a bullet injury, which is observing a series of killings of progressive persons, And Mourinho’s provocation of Guardiola was only just beginning as he embarked on a jubilant sprint across the Nou Camp pitch after a 1-0 second leg loss narrowly secured 10-man Inter’s place in the final.

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