The West Indies were crowned the new World Twenty20 champions after a 36-run victory over hosts Sri Lanka in a thrilling final in Colombo on Sunday.

The West Indies, restricted to 137-6 after electing to bat, hit back to bowl Sri Lanka out for 101. It was the West Indies' first major title since 2004 when they lifted the Champions Trophy in England. -Photos by agencies

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hamie
October 8, 2012 12:59 pm
many many congratulations to west indies team, honest and hard working players ...a good west indies side is wt cricket needs
Imran
October 8, 2012 7:20 am
Samuels Best Ttwenty talent.
shab khan
October 7, 2012 5:38 pm
west indian were the deserving champions.hats off.
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