In the preview to the semi-final between India and West Indies, all the talk was about two men – Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle. The former continued his brilliant run with an unbeaten 89 from 47 balls while the latter was dismissed for merely 5
West Indies defeated Sri Lanka by 23 runs in the second T20 international to level the two match series 1-1. Batting first, West Indies scored 162 runs at the loss of six wickets and in reply Sri Lanka was bowled out for just 139 runs to hand over an easy win of 23 runs to the visitors.
West Indies held their nerve to clinch a 1-wicket win over India in Match 2 at the Sabina Park in Kingston. Birthday boy Kemar Roach who turned 25 was the key man scoring an unbeaten 14 in 32 balls to see the hosts through.
West Indies ended their disastrous Australia Tour with a consolation win in their Only T20I at the Gabba in Brisbane. A strong batting performance from the tourists saw them record a 27-run win over a new look Australian outfit.
West Indies through some great fielding performances downed England by 15 runs at Pallekele. England rocked back by a double wicket maiden from Ravi Rampaul took some time to gain any momentum in its run chase of 180 from 20 overs.