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Bravo wants huge birthday win

Colombo, Sri Lanka, CMC – West Indies vice captain Dwayne Bravo has hailed the contribution of the senior players in the West Indies World Twenty20 Championship success.

The experienced players in the Caribbean side have all played pivotal roles in getting the Windies to Sunday’s final against hosts Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa Stadium.

“We’re looking forward to Sunday’s game. It’s going to be one big effort again. It’s nice to see the senior players actually taking ownership and controlling this format,” Bravo said Saturday.

Sammy: To win would mean everything

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Sunday, October 7, 2012 is the big day. The day Darren Sammy and the West Indies team have been planning for and thinking about for a very long time.

Taufel and Dar to stand in Final

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Australian Simon Taufel will officiate in tomorrow’s World Twenty20 finals match between Sri Lanka and West Indies -- his last assignment as an ICC Elite panel umpire.

The 41-year-old had already announced that he would retire after World Twenty20 to become the Umpire Performance and Training Manager with the ICC.

Windies plan to spoil the party

Colombo, Sri Lanka - West Indies captain Darren Sammy promised a well-contested ICC World Twenty20 final against hosts Sri Lanka on Sunday, saying his team had peaked at the right time.

“We are determined to spoil the Sri Lankan party," Sammy told a media conference on Saturday. "The two best teams are in the final and if Sri Lanka are strong, we too have peaked in time."

FEATURE: Power of Chris Gayle

Colombo, Sri Lanka - If Sri Lanka needed any forewarning at all, it came at the R Premadasa Stadium on Friday night. The explosive might of the West Indian batting line-up was on full view in the second semi-final of the ICC World Twenty20 2012, when Australia was swept aside in a flurry of frenzied boundary-hitting that reduced the encounter to one-way traffic.

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