Friday, April 19, 2024

To T or not to T


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It has all come down to this; another chance for redemption.
Last Sunday, the West Indies fell to a nine-wicket defeat against Sri Lanka during the Super Eight stage of the ICC World T20 cricket tournament in Colombo.
The hosts cruised home with 31 balls to spare in chasing West Indies’ score of 129 for five.
The West Indies are 0-4 against Sri Lanka, but neither side has had much success in major tournaments.
The West Indies have not won a world title since the 2004 ICC Champions Trophy. Sri Lanka reached the finals of the 2007 and 2011 World Cups and the 2009 T20 Championship only to walk away empty-handed.
Something has to give.  
The outcome will be decided on several factors. One is how well the big-hitting West Indies’ duo of Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard, plus the inform Marlon Samuels, negotiate the wily Sri Lankan spinner Ajantha Mendis and pacer Lasith Malinga.
Another is whether the Windies’ spin twins Sunil Narine and Samuel Badree can remove Sri Lanka’s top three batsmen captain Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara cheaply.


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