ICC World Twenty20

Windies bowl against Afghanistan in Nagpur

2016-03-27 11:45
Darren Sammy (AFP)

Nagpur - The West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl in their World Twenty20 group stage match against Afghanistan in the Indian city of Nagpur on Sunday.

Skipper Darren Sammy said he was resting explosive opener Chris Gayle, instead bringing in Evin Lewis, but warned "we are not going to take our foot off the gas".

The Windies have already qualified for the semi-finals with three straight wins in the tournament -- including a nervy last victory against South Africa on Friday.

Afghanistan are seeking to sign off from the tournament with an upset victory, after three straight losses.

Afghanistan have won new admirers in India with their aggressive and carefree brand of cricket that has caused some anxious moments for their opponents.


West Indies

Darren Sammy (captain), Johnson Charles, Evin Lewis, Marlon Samuels, Andre Fletcher, Dwayne Bravo, Denesh Ramdin, Andre Russell, Carlos Braithwaite, Samuel Badree, Sulieman Benn


Asghar Stanikzai (captain), Mohammad Shahzad, Usman Ghani, Mohammad Nabi, Gulbadin Naib, Samiullah Shenwari, Shapoor Zadran, Shafiqullah Shafiq, Rashid Khan, Amir Hamza, Hamid Hassan

Umpires: Aleem Dar (PAK), Bruce Oxenford (AUS)

TV umpire: Richard Kettleborough (ENG)

Match referee: Chris Broad (ENG)

Reserve umpire: Ian Gould (ENG)


What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Team P W PTS
Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Match Result

Who do you think will win this year's ICC World Twenty20 tournament in India?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.