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Windies bat against Sri Lanka

2012-10-07 15:35

Colombo - West Indies captain Darren Sammy won the toss and elected to bat in the World Twenty20 final against hosts Sri Lanka in Colombo on Sunday.

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Sri Lanka made one change from the side that beat Pakistan in the semi-final, bringing in 20-year-old spinner Akila Dananjaya in place of Rangana Herath.

The West Indies retained the same team that defeated Australia in the second semi-final.

Teams:

Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene (captain), Angelo Mathews, Kumar Sangakkara, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Kulasekara, Ajantha Mendis, Akila Dananjaya.

West Indies: Darren Sammy (captain), Dwayne Bravo, Samuel Badree, Johnson Charles, Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Denesh Ramdin, Ravi Rampaul, Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels.

Umpires: Simon Taufel (AUS) and Aleem Dar (PAK)

TV umpire: Rod Tucker (AUS)

Match referee: Jeff Crowe (NZL)

AFP