COLOMBO (Sporting Alert) — Missed the World Twenty20 final between the West Indies and Sri Lanka? Well ESPN2 in now broadcasting a replay of the game which ended earlier today in Colombo.

The game was streamed live on online, but ESPN2 is now giving cricket viewers around the world and especially in America, the opportunity to see the game, had they missed the opportunity see the live action.

The West Indies won the toss and batted first and made 137 for 6, a total they went on the defend superbly with some positive bowling in the end.

Man of the Match Marlon Samuels, who helped revived the West Indies batting after Chris Gayle and Johnson Charles went cheaply – led the way with the bat with 78 runs.

The Jamaican also returned to take one for 15 off four overs when the Windies bowled Sri Lanka out for 101.

Sunil Narine was also brilliant, taking three wickets for just nine runs in 3.4 overs.


Sri Lanka team: DPMD Jayawardene*, TM Dilshan, KC Sangakkara†, AD Mathews, BMAJ Mendis, HDRL Thirimanne, NLTC Perera, KMDN Kulasekara, SL Malinga, A Dananjaya, BAW Mendis

West Indies team: J Charles, CH Gayle, MN Samuels, DJ Bravo, KA Pollard, AD Russell, D Ramdin†, DJG Sammy*, SP Narine, R Rampaul, S Badree


Sports is just pure awesomeness. That's Mark's favourite saying and he does enjoy covering various sporting events in the Caribbean. Mark has been covering Caribbean related events since the mid 2000s.

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