West Indies Blast Into World T20 Final

Publish Date
Friday, 1 April 2016, 8:20AM

The West Indies have stunned hosts India to book a spot in the World Twenty20 final after India twice took wickets on no-ball deliveries.

Lendl Simmons, who joined the West Indies only after Andre Fletcher was injured in the last group match, hit an unbeaten 82 off 51 balls.

Chasing 193 for victory, West Indies did it with two balls to spare finishing on 196 for three.

Simmons, was twice caught off no-balls but smacked seven fours and five sixes.

India had relied on Virat Kohli's unbeaten 92 off 47 balls to score 192-2 but Simmons and Johnson Charles (52) took up the charge in a disciplined run-chase after Chris Gayle was dismissed in the second over.

West Indies, which won the 2012 tournament, will now take on England in the final at Kolkata on Sunday.

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