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Top shots: Sri Lanka vs West Indies

Published Oct 07, 2012 05:24pm

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