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Sunday, 3 April 2016

The Roar Sports
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:41 pm UTC
The West Indies defeated England to claim their second World Twenty20 title thanks to a final-over onslaught from Carlos Brath....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:30 pm UTC
This summer, Australia hosted the West Indies in a Test series which was never a contest. Australia won convincingly a....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:15 pm UTC
The West Indies team may have used bat and ball to settle scores on the field, but a title run provided free reign on an open microphone to settle scores off the field too....(More)
Daily Mail
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:03 pm UTC
Usain Bolt was among the many celebrities to congratulate West Indies after they dramatically sealed the World Twenty20 title with victory over England by four wickets.....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 10:53 pm UTC
Ben Stokes will be hurting for a long time. Some will say the New Zealand-born all-rounder is a tough lad and will get over it. Yes he is strong but he is human too and it is going to be a while before he recovers from what happened in the final over.....(More)
BBC Online
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 10:53 pm UTC
Fantastic but no fluke - there are echoes of West Indies' 1970s triumphs in Darren Sammy's double World T20 winners, says Tom Fordyce.....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 10:50 pm UTC
AS you process West Indies’ incredible victory in the World T20 final, spare a thought for the man whose devastation will be the lasting image of the match.....(More)
Reuters
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 10:34 pm UTC
KINGSTON, Jamaica, April 3 (Reuters) - West Indies players will share the entire $1.6 million in prize money for winning the men's World Twenty20 title as well as a portion of sponsorship revenue, the head of the region's cricket board told Reuters on Sunday.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 10:24 pm UTC
As the third six was crossing the ropes over long off, Stokes had his head in his hands. He knew it was over. West Indies weren't going to botch up their chase from here. ....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 10:19 pm UTC
Pushing for their fourth-straight Twenty20 title, the Southern Stars were not supposed to lose to women's cricket's 'fourth team', writes Geoff Lemon. ....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 10:16 pm UTC
WEST Indies match-winners Stafani Taylor and Hayley Matthews admitted that confidence gained in Australia’s WBBL helped spearhead their women’s World T20 success.....(More)
Reuters
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 10:13 pm UTC
KOLKATA, April 3 (Reuters) - Marlon Samuels was hardly magnanimous in victory as the temperamental West Indian batsman sat down to face the media after his team's World Twenty20 victory -- feet on the table, batting pads still on.....(More)
Daily Mail
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:36 pm UTC
NASSER HUSSAIN IN KOLKATA: Anyone who was here witnessed one of the great T20 matches.The final was won, it was lost, then won, then lost. No side really deserved to lose it.....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:36 pm UTC
It may be scant consolation now for an England side who came so desperately close to a second World Twenty20 title but Eoin Morgan will know they are at the start of their journey.....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:36 pm UTC
Marlon Samuels taunted Ben Stokes after the England all-rounder was hit for four last-over sixes as West Indies were crowned World Twenty20 champions at Eden Gardens.....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:35 pm UTC
NOT content with a historic World T20 win, West Indies captain Darren Sammy went on to launch an attack on his own board, and an English commentator.....(More)
Reuters
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:34 pm UTC
KOLKATA, April 3 (Reuters) - West Indies captain Darren Sammy hopes their test team will get inspiration from Sunday's World Twenty20 triumph and climb up the rankings in the longest format of the game.....(More)
Daily Mirror
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:30 pm UTC
The Windies won the event for a second time as Carlos Brathwaite terrorised the English all-rounder by hitting sixes off the first FOUR balls of the last over ....(More)
The Guardian
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:23 pm UTC
West Indies became the first team to win two World Twenty20s. Carlos Brathwaite struck four consecutive sixes in the final over as the West Indies chased down England’s 155....(More)
Daily Mirror
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:23 pm UTC
The Windies batsman hammered 24 runs from Ben Stokes' first four deliveries of final over to seal the T20 World Cup for his side on Sunday ....(More)
Reuters
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:22 pm UTC
KOLKATA, April 3 (Reuters) - Carlos Brathwaite smashed England's Ben Stokes for four successive sixes in the final over with a breathtaking display of power-hitting to snatch a sensational four-wicket victory for the West Indies in the World Twenty20 final on Sunday.....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:09 pm UTC
Ben Stokes' death-over heroics had been crucial to England's successful World Twenty20 campaign, but it took just four deliveries against Carlos Brathwaite in the final to shatter the paceman's hard-earned reputation.....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:04 pm UTC
Man of the match Marlon Samuels takes a shot at Australian great Shane Warne after West Indies' last-over win against England in the World Twenty20 final. ....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 8:36 pm UTC
Marlon Samuels smashed West Indies to an incredible World Twenty20 final win over England then teed off at Shane Warne with even more vigour.....(More)
The Guardian
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 8:36 pm UTC
Nobody seemed more suited to bowling England’s final over than their young star but it will take time to come to terms with what happened nextNineteen. N-n-n-n-nineteen, for those old enough to remember Paul Hardcastle. Nineteen runs to defend in the final over of the competition and the World ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 8:35 pm UTC
Darren Sammy, Carlos Brathwaite, Marlon Samuels and Ben Stokes all feature in the records and landmarks achieved during the ICC World T20, 2016 final in Kolkata ....(More)
BBC Online
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 8:35 pm UTC
West Indies' World T20 victory came courtesy of one of the most remarkable ends to a limited-overs match, says Jonathan Agnew.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 8:35 pm UTC
ICC chief executive David Richardson says he will push for at least two more teams to be added to the first and second round in future World T20 competitions....(More)
Reuters
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 8:33 pm UTC
KOLKATA, April 3 (Reuters) - England captain Eoin Morgan blamed his team's defeat in Sunday's World Twenty20 final on the batsmen, saying they were 40 runs short of what could have been a winning total.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 8:20 pm UTC
Eoin Morgan says his team will share the pain of their agonising final-over defeat in the World T20 final, just as he hopes they will share the triumphs he believes they will produce in the future....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 8:14 pm UTC
Marlon Samuels, Man of the Match in West Indies' World T20 final victory, had scores to settle with Shane Warne and Ben Stokes afterwards....(More)
BBC Online
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 8:13 pm UTC
West Indies captain Darren Sammy says his World Twenty20-winning side were motivated by the "disrespect" of commentators and administrators.....(More)
Reuters
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:57 pm UTC
KOLKATA, April 3 (Reuters) - Following is a factbox on World Twenty20 finals since the inaugural edition in 2007: Year Host Winner Runner-up 2007 South Africa India Pakistan 2009 England Pakistan Sri Lanka 2010 West Indies England Australia 2012 Sri Lanka West Indies Sri Lanka 2014 Bangladesh Sri La....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:53 pm UTC
KOLKATA, April 4 (Reuters) - Ben Stokes' death-over heroics had been crucial to England's successful World Twenty20 campaign but it took just four deliveries against Carlos Brathwaite in the final on Sunday to shatter the paceman's hard-earned reputation.....(More)
The Guardian
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:48 pm UTC
• Samuels fined 30% of match fee for ‘abusive and offensive’ language• Man of the match dedicates award to Warne after 85 against EnglandWest Indies became....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:44 pm UTC
CARLOS Brathwaite played down his historic six-hitting blitz which led West Indies to the World T20 title, preferring to pay tribute to Marlon Samuels.....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:39 pm UTC
Carlos Brathwaite hammers four straight sixes in the last over against England to hand West Indies their second World Twenty20 championship. ....(More)
The Guardian
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:36 pm UTC
• Captain says it will take all-rounder time to recover from final-over horror• Marlon Samuels fined 30% of match fee for abusive language to StokesFor the 48,000 neutrals here the Twenty20 World Cup final delivered a wonderful spectacle: a taut, fluctuating contest that was enthralling....(More)
NDTV
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:34 pm UTC
Virat Kohli finished Man of the World T20. He scored 273 runs from five innings....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:34 pm UTC
Carlos Brathwaite hit four consecutive sixes to give the West Indies a stunning win over England in the World T20 final....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:34 pm UTC
This was the West Indies' first Women's World Twenty20 title after defeating three-time defending champions Australia in the final....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:34 pm UTC
Samuel Badree rose to the occasion for West Indies in the World T20 final, according to Kumar Sangakkara. The former Sri Lanka captain added the spinner should be credited fo....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:34 pm UTC
Marlon Samuels, after guiding West Indies to their second World T20 crown, made a cheeky reference to Shane Warne, who had criticised him earlier. Samuels was also the player of the fi....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:34 pm UTC
Darren Sammy led West Indies to their second World T20 title after the 2012 champions defeated England by four wickets at the Eden Gardens....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:30 pm UTC
THE WEST Indies have won a thriller against England to take out the World Twenty20, with Carlos Brathwaite hitting four consecutive sixes in the final over.....(More)
NDTV
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:22 pm UTC
Carlos Brathwaite slammed four consecutive sixes off Ben Stokes to help West Indies seal a thrilling four-wicket win over England in the World T20 final. ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:20 pm UTC
Man of the match in the final, Samuels, who addressed the press conference with his feet up on the table, said team's belief in their capabilities was key to their success ....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:15 pm UTC
Speaking about the team's performance in the ICC WT20, Morgan said he was very proud of what his team has done and that he believed that this side can become a potent force in the future. ....(More)
The Roar Sports
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:01 pm UTC
On October 31 last year Matt Toomua was in the Wallaby squad that lost the Rugby World Cup final 34-17 at Twickenham....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 7:00 pm UTC
WEST Indies have won a thriller against England to take out the World Twenty20, with Carlos Brathwaite hitting four consecutive sixes in the final over.....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:56 pm UTC
THE match-winning masterclass of a West Indies veteran against England in the World T20 final has been overshadowed by a stunning personal attack on Shane Warne.....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:46 pm UTC
Shahid Afridi has stepped down from the captaincy of Pakistan's T20 team, but will continue to play cricket's shortest format.....(More)
Daily Mirror
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:45 pm UTC
"It is not Ben's fault," said the captain after Stokes' final-over nightmare, but Marlon Samuels applied salt to fresh wounds ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:44 pm UTC
The incident happened in the final over of West Indies' run-chase when Samuels used abusive and offensive language directed at Ben Stokes. ....(More)
The Guardian
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:35 pm UTC
West Indies are T20’s first great international side, Eoin Morgan cannot afford to be a non-scoring captain and Darren Sammy makes his point with exquisite timingWhen Darren Sammy called heads and the fates conspired to agree with him there was a collective groan from England fans. West Indies....(More)
Daily Mail
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:35 pm UTC
Marlon Samuels was happy to single out Shane Warne for helping motivate him to World Twenty20 success over England, after the Australian was critical of the batsman against India.....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:35 pm UTC
England’s dream of becoming the first team to win the World Twenty20 twice was ruined by the innings of a lifetime from Marlon Samuels – and four lusty blows from Carlos Brathwaite.....(More)
BBC Online
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:35 pm UTC
Carlos Brathwaite hits four consecutive sixes in the final over as West Indies beat England in an astonishing World Twenty20 final.....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:35 pm UTC
Eoin Morgan says Ben Stokes is not to blame for England's loss to West Indies in the World Twenty20 final.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:35 pm UTC
After an extraordinary World T20 final, Marlon Samuels was named Man of the Match for the second time in four years after his unbeaten 85 off 66 balls kept West Indies in their chase....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:32 pm UTC
Darren Sammy and Marlon Samuels have loads to talk about and people to point at during their emotional post-match presentation speeches ....(More)
The Roar Sports
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:23 pm UTC
West Indies’ Carlos Brathwaite has hit England’s Ben Stokes for four successive sixes to sn....(More)
CaribbeanCricket.com
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:13 pm UTC
Write off West Indies cricket at your peril. Less than four months in, 2016 is already a year of great celebration and renewal for cricket in the Caribbean. West Indies won the Under-19 World Cup. Wes....(More)
IOL South Africa
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:13 pm UTC
Six-six-six-six! That was the return from Carlos Brathwaite in the final over to win the ICC World T20 title for the West Indies on Sunday.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:13 pm UTC
West Indies captain Darren Sammy's emotional speech at the presentation ceremony after his team won the World T20 final against England at Eden Gardens....(More)
Bleacher Report
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:07 pm UTC
West Indies claimed their second World T20 title with a thrilling four-wicket win over England in Kolkata on Sunday night. It had everything you wanted to see in a final: batting collapses, brilliant yorkers, nervous overs and cool innings from some of the coolest players in the world. In ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:04 pm UTC
Australia Women's captain Meg Lanning said after her side's eight-wicket loss in the Women's World T20 final that other teams were catching up and even going past them....(More)
Telegraph Cricket
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:00 pm UTC
ESPN Cricinfo
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 5:51 pm UTC
West Indies Women captain Stafanie Taylor has said her team cannot quite believe it that they are the new World T20 winners, after they beat three-time champions Australia by eight wickets in the final in Kolkata....(More)
Bleacher Report
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 5:44 pm UTC
West Indies became the first team to win the World Twenty20 twice on Sunday when they beat England in a thrilling final in Kolkata. There was plenty of excitement prior to the game: This is only E....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 5:34 pm UTC
West Indies' Carlos Brathwaite smashed a remarkable four successive sixes in the last over as they beat England by four wickets to win their second World Twenty20 title on Sunday (Monday NZ Time).....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 5:30 pm UTC
The 27-year-old finished as the second-highest run-getter of the tournament, with 273 runs in five innings at a breathtaking average of 136.50 ....(More)
Reuters
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 5:19 pm UTC
KOLKATA, April 3 (Reuters) - West Indies' Carlos Brathwaite smashed a remarkable four successive sixes in the last over as they beat England by four wickets to win their second World Twenty20 title on Sunday.....(More)
Bleacher Report
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 5:18 pm UTC
West Indies were crowned champions of the Twenty20 cricket world after they recorded a dramatic four-wicket victory over England in Sunday’s final. Captain Eoin Morgan’s men ch....(More)
The Guardian
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 5:14 pm UTC
• Carlos Brathwaite hits four sixes off Ben Stokes’s first four balls of final over• West Indies, 161-6, beat England, 155-9, by four wickets with two balls leftCarlos Brathwaite broke the hearts of an England side, which for the first time in a wonderful, fluctuating game of cricket,....(More)
Daily Mirror
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 5:09 pm UTC
Eoin Morgan's side looked on course for victory, only for Carlos Brathwaite to hit FOUR sixes in a row in the final over ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 5:08 pm UTC
Marlon Samuels starred in West Indies' 4-wicket win over England at the Eden Gardens ....(More)
Reuters
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 5:05 pm UTC
WEST INDIES BEAT ENGLAND BY FOUR WICKETS TO WIN SECOND WORLD TWENTY20 TITLE....(More)
The Roar Sports
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 4:48 pm UTC
Cricket Australia (CA) announced the list of contracted players for the next 12 months last week, which essentially indicates t....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 4:46 pm UTC
The rise of the West Windies as a cricket powerhouse commenced immediately after World War II, with its famous three Ws – Fr....(More)
NDTV
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
Following Pakistan's World T20 debacle, Shahid Afridi quit captaincy but said that he wants to continue playing. Will Pakistan Cricket Board oblige?....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 4:36 pm UTC
Waqar Younis, Pakistan cricket team coach, said it was unjustified to single out him for the team's debacle in World T20....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 4:35 pm UTC
Carlos Brathwaite, with the calmest clean hitting under pressure, smashed four sixes to finish things off in, arguably, the most dramatic final yet in the history of the ICC World T20. ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 4:29 pm UTC
The match between table toppers Titans and third-placed Lions, billed as the title decider of the Sunfoil Series, ended in a tense draw at SuperSport Park....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 3:36 pm UTC
West Indies have ended Australia's bid for World Twenty20 domination, with Meg Lanning conceding her side was outplayed in a dramatic decider at Kolkata.....(More)
IOL South Africa
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 3:35 pm UTC
Joe Root hit a fluent 54 to help England post 155 for nine wickets against the Windies in their World T20 final on Sunday.....(More)
Reuters
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 3:19 pm UTC
KOLKATA, April 3 (Reuters) - Joe Root hit a fluent 54 to help England post 155 for nine wickets against West Indies in the final of the sixth World Twenty20 at Eden Gardens on Sunday.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 3:08 pm UTC
Australia Womens captain rued falling short of a 160-run target on the Kolkata wicket, but conceded being outplayed by West Indies ....(More)
The Roar Sports
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 3:01 pm UTC
Marlon Samuels smashed West Indies to an incredible World Twenty20 final win over England then teed off at Shane Warne with even more vigour. Samuels finished 85 not out from 66 balls on Sunday, helping West Indies haul in their target of 156 after they’d slumped to 3-11 in the Kolkata decider....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 2:59 pm UTC
It was a gutting loss for Australia but a win for women’s cricket on Sunday, when West Indies showcased their development in the World Twenty20 final. Australia faced England in the previous two women’s World T20 deciders. The expectation was the Southern Stars would cruise past the risi....(More)
Daily Mail
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 2:51 pm UTC
The 36-year-old had hinted he would retire following the World T20 campaign and after Pakistan's disappointing exit he said he would take his time before coming to a decision on his future.....(More)
NDTV
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 2:36 pm UTC
The Pakistan Cricket Board is now waiting for further instructions from the Prime Minister's secretariat which is also holding its own independent inquiry into the cricket affair....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 2:36 pm UTC
West Indies women defeated Australia for the first time in a Twenty20 International as they registered a eight-wicket win to win their maiden World T20 title.....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 2:36 pm UTC
West Indies and England are on the cusp of history as they square off in the final of the 2016 World T20 at the Eden Gardens. Which team will win their second World T20....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 2:36 pm UTC
West Indies and England are both aiming to become the first team to win the World T20 twice....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 2:36 pm UTC
West Indies all-rounder Stafanie Taylor selected as World T20 Women's Player of the Tournament by Ian Bishop, Nasser Hussain, Mel Jones, Sanjay Manjrekar and Lisa Stha....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 2:09 pm UTC
West Indies skipper lauds team effort, but also calls for consistency to hold them in good stead against strong oppositions ....(More)
IOL South Africa
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 1:52 pm UTC
The West Indies stunned champions Australia to lift the women’s World T20 title on Sunday. ....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 1:47 pm UTC
West Indies captain Darren Sammy won the toss and opted to field against England in the World T20 final on Sunday.....(More)
Daily Mirror
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 1:34 pm UTC
Eoin Morgan's side stand on the brink of a quite incredible  WT20 win but come up against a Windies side who knocked out hosts India ....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 1:34 pm UTC
AUSTRALIA’S epic golden run at World T20 tournaments is over after captain Stafanie Taylor and 18-year-old Hayley Matthews powered the Windies to victory.....(More)
Reuters
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 1:34 pm UTC
* Matthews and Taylor score fifties (Adds quotes and details)....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 1:28 pm UTC
Darren Sammy won his tenth consecutive toss as West Indies' T20 captain, and not surprisingly chose to send England in to bat in the World T20 final in Kolkata....(More)
Reuters
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 1:18 pm UTC
KOLKATA, April 3 (Reuters) - West Indies captain Darren Sammy won the toss and opted to field against England in the final of the sixth World Twenty20 at Eden Gardens on Sunday.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 1:16 pm UTC
The 24-year-old Jamaican finished as the highest run-getter of ICC Women's World T20, 2016 while she was also the second-most successful bowler with eight scalps ....(More)
CaribbeanCricket.com
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 1:05 pm UTC
- At her pre-match press conference, Stafanie Taylor, the West Indies Women captain, had spoken of how Dwayne Bravo had gently rebuked her for not doing the ‘Champion’ dance enough. On Sunday (April 3), Taylor batted almost to the end as the West Indies pulled off the greatest....(More)
The Roar Sports
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 1:00 pm UTC
The Southern Stars’ six-year reign as World Twenty20 champions is over, with Meg Lanning conceding her side was outplayed by West Indies in a dramatic decider at Kolkata. Half-centuries from captain Lanning and Elyse Villani powered the Southern Stars to 5-148 on Sunday, their highest score of....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 1:00 pm UTC
Match Result: The West Indies have become the first side to win two World T20 tournamen....(More)
WIcricnews
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 12:42 pm UTC
Hayley Matthews and Stafanie Taylor both struck half-centuries as West Indies beat three-times defending champions Australia by eight wickets to win the women’s World Twenty20 title at Eden Gardens on Sunday. Matthews (66) and captain Taylor (59) added 120 for their opening stand as West In....(More)
Daily Mail
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 12:36 pm UTC
Join SAM MORSHEAD for live over-by-over coverage of the final, which starts at 2.30pm, with updates from our cricket correspondent LAWRENCE BOOTH in India, as England go in search of their second title.....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 12:36 pm UTC
LAWRENCE BOOTH IN KOLKATA: Set 149 for victory at Eden Gardens – nine more than they had ever chased – West Indies rode on the back of an outstanding opening partnership of 120.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 12:35 pm UTC
Former Zimbabwe umpire Ian Robinson has died of lung cancer at the age of 69, in Harare on Sunday....(More)
Daily Mirror
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 12:32 pm UTC
Hayley Matthews and Stafanie Taylor both struck half-centuries as Windies beat the three-times defending champions ....(More)
IOL South Africa
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 12:32 pm UTC
A quarter-century of unity but there’s not too much for SA cricket to celebrate.....(More)
BBC Online
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 12:24 pm UTC
Shahid Afridi steps down as Pakistan's T20 captain following their group stage exit at the World Twenty20 in India.....(More)
The New Daily
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 12:06 pm UTC
West Indies have recorded an eight-wicket win over the Southern Stars in the World Twenty20 final, ending Australia's hopes of a fourth straight crown. The post Disappointment for Stars....(More)
Reuters
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 12:01 pm UTC
KOLKATA, April 3 (Reuters) - Hayley Matthews and Stafanie Taylor both struck half-centuries as West Indies beat three-times defending champions Australia by eight wickets to win the women's World Twenty20 title at Eden Gardens on Sunday.....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 12:00 pm UTC
Australia has fallen short of a fourth consecutive women's World Twenty20 title after losing to West Indies by eight wickets in the final at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. ....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 12:00 pm UTC
Australia has fallen short of a fourth consecutive women's World Twenty20 title after losing to West Indies by eight wickets in the final at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:44 am UTC
Morgan departs #ENGvsWI ....(More)
NDTV
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:36 am UTC
Shahid Afridi, said in a Twitter message, said he� was relinquishing Pakistan's T20 captaincy under no pressure. He will however be available for selection.....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:36 am UTC
Rahul Dravid, who is presently the mentor of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Delhi Daredevils, led the India Under-19 team to the World Cup final last month.....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:36 am UTC
Live streaming of England vs west Indies T20 World Cup 2016 cricket final match at Kolkata's historic Eden Gardens can be seen online. England and West Indies are past champi....(More)
The Guardian
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:36 am UTC
Australia 148-5; West Indies 149-2 (19.3 overs)West Indies win by eight wickets to secure first World Twenty20 crownWest Indies women stunned defending champions Australia with a record run chase to claim their maiden World Twenty20 title in a thrilling match that went ....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:36 am UTC
Over-by-over updates from the final in Eden Gardens, KolkataEmail dan.lucas@theguardian.com | Tweet @DanLucas86....(More)
BBC Online
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:35 am UTC
West Indies beat defending champions Australia by eight wickets in Kolkata to win the Women's World Twenty20 for the first time.....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:35 am UTC
Shahid Afridi has stepped down as Pakistan's T20 captain but has said that he intends to continue playing international cricket....(More)
Telegraph Cricket
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:34 am UTC
IOL South Africa
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:30 am UTC
Yeh mon, If the Windies win the World T20, there will be one massive party with an assortment of nationalities in Liverpool.....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:20 am UTC
Australia were dealt a humbling eight-wicket loss after a 120-run opening stand between Hayley Matthews and Stafanie Taylor ....(More)
Reuters
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:16 am UTC
KARACHI, April 3 (Reuters) - Shahid Afridi has given up Pakistan's 20-overs captaincy after the team's poor World Twenty20 campaign in India but wants to play on for his country, the 36-year-old said on Sunday.....(More)
The Guardian
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 11:12 am UTC
• Afridi’s position had been severely criticised by team manager• ‘I intend to continue to play the game for my country’Shahid Afridi has stepped down as captain of Pakistan’s T20 team, but vowed to continue playing for his country. The 36-year-old’s position ....(More)
Daily Mirror
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 10:38 am UTC
They have been bold on and off the field over the last 12 months since their World Cup embarrassment - and a shot at success today is richly deserved ....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 10:20 am UTC
He was clearly a very happy man after helping to seal West Indies' passage to the showpiece event ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:58 am UTC
The Ashes rivals feel that a female version of the IPL will take the women's game forward ....(More)
Telegraph Cricket
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:45 am UTC
Fox Sports Australia
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:35 am UTC
CHASING a historic fourth-straight Women’s World Twenty20 title, the Southern Stars got off to a flying start in the final against the West Indies. LIVE COVERAGE!....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 9:33 am UTC
The flamboyant all rounder has said he intends to keep himself available for selection to the national team ....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 8:59 am UTC
Meg Lanning won the toss on a humid day as an unchanged Australia Women opted to bat in the grand finale of the World Twenty20 at Eden Gardens in Kolkata....(More)
Fox Sports Australia
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 8:50 am UTC
CRICKET Australia resisted handing Adam Zampa a contract straight away, instead challenging the young leg-spinner to prove he’s no one-tournament wonder.....(More)
NDTV
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 8:34 am UTC
The West Indies have the advantage heading into the final of the World T20 against England at the Eden Gardens, having won their earlier Super 10 stage game i....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 8:34 am UTC
The West Indies stunned hosts India in the semifinal while England overcame New Zealand in the World T20 last-four stage.....(More)
The Roar Sports
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 8:30 am UTC
Match Results: The West Indies have proved the doubters wrong, winning the ICC Women’s W....(More)
ESPN Cricinfo
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:52 am UTC
Australia Women's captain Meg Lanning hopes the introduction of a separate Indian Premier League for women will give the sport a massive fillip ....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:34 am UTC
The rain cleared with sufficient time for Canterbury to end their Plunket Shield reign with a victory at the Basin Reserve, though celebrations were watered down as the players reflected on an unfulfilling season across the three formats.....(More)
Bleacher Report
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 6:00 am UTC
The ICC World Twenty20 final takes centre stage on Sunday, as the West Indies face England in Kolkata for the right to be crowned champions. England made it....(More)
Stuff.co.nz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 5:58 am UTC
Michael Papps will continue his career after becoming the first person to score 10,000 domestic first-class runs in New Zealand. ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 5:51 am UTC
The 38-year-old joins Chris Gayle in a star-studded Somerset line-up for the forthcoming domestic T20 season ....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 4:37 am UTC
Australian skipper Meg Lanning says her team needs to be wary of several match-winners in the West Indian line-up in tonight's Women's T20 World Cup final. ....(More)
Cricbuzz
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 4:24 am UTC
The former Australian captain said a stronger focus on Test cricket led to a lacklustre performance in the World T20 ....(More)
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 3:04 am UTC
The Indian Cricket Board is keen to have a man who can show the way forward to a bunch of talented young batsmen in the side, especially where Test cricket is concerned ....(More)
Daily Mail
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 2:11 am UTC
West Indies captain Darren Sammy says his side are driven by a lack of respect from their detractors. West Indies will face England in the World Twenty20 final in Kolkata on Sunday.....(More)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 1:34 am UTC
An anti-ageing doctor claims he prescribed performance-enhancing drugs to athletes, including English Premier League footballers and cyclists, in an undercover investigation by a British newspaper. ....(More)
Reuters
Sun, 3 Apr 2016, 12:34 am UTC
* UKAD to set up inquiry (updates with UK Anti-Doping statement)....(More)
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