The Lankan Lions well led by Angelo Mathews and Lahiru Thirimanne followed by a deadly bowling spell by Lasith Malinga conquered the Windies in the semi final.
Marlon Samuels demonstrated an all round performance in the opening T20 well assisted by Chris Gayle and Samuel Badree as the Windies defeated England easily.
The left arm pacer of New Zealand, Trent Boult, achieved his career’s best bowling figures of 10-80 vs. West Indies who faced an innings defeat in the 2nd Test.
The Black Caps tightened their grip against the Windies after posting a mammoth 1st innings score followed by grasping four top order wickets in the 2nd Test.
A maiden double century from the supreme batsman of New Zealand, Ross Taylor, put his team on top while West Indies lost two quick wickets in their 1st innings.
The ace opening batsman of India, Shikhar Dhawan, blasted his fifth ODI ton of the year, as West Indies surrendered the final ODI and series against the hosts.
The enthusiastic coach of West Indies, Ottis Gibson, is hopeful that his competent team will come back in the two match series by winning the second Test.
Rohit Sharma continued with his blistering form and powered a ton in his maiden Test while Ravichandran Ashwin gave him nice support at the other end.
The young quick bowler of India, Mohammed Shami, put his side on top while playing his first game as the hosts were cruising nicely after the 1st day’s play.
The Pakistani squad under the inspiring leadership of Misbah-ul-Haq degraded the mighty West Indies at their home grounds with a huge margin of 3-1 in 5 ODIs.