Sri Lanka won the 1st T20 at Sydney


1st Twenty20, Australia Vs Sri Lanka
Stadium Australia, Homebush,
Sydney.
January 26, 2013

Australia won toss and chose to bat first

Australia 137/3 (20 overs)

David Warner 90* (5 fours and 3 sixes)
Adam Voges 25*

Nuwan Kulasekara 1-21

Sri Lanka 139/5 (18.5 overs)

Angelo Mahews 35*
Kushal Perera 33

Glenn Maxwell 2-15
Xavier Doherty 2-21

Sri Lanka won by five wickets

Man of the Match - David Warner

Shane Watson is Player of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 Series


2012 ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka

Australian All Rounder Shane Watson was got the ICC World Twenty20 2012 tournamant award on Sunday after the final match between West Indies and Sri Lanka.

Shane Watson scored 249 runs in this tournament and his batting average 49.80 including three fifties. Watson also take 11 wickets at an average 16.00. 

"We did not reach out team goal winning this tournament, on a personal note honour to be named as the Man of the Series award", Watson said.

Australia lost to West Indies in the Semi Finals. West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 36 runs in Sunday's Final match at Colombo and also won the ICC World T20 2012 Champions Title.

West Indies beat Australia by 74 runs and reached the Finals

2012 ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka

2nd Semi Final, Australia Vs West Indies
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo,
Sri Lanka.

Chris Gayle's Unbeaten 75 off 41 balls and Kieron Pollard quickfire 38 from just 15 balls helped West Indies to crush Australia by 74 runs in the 2nd Semi Finals of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 on Friday. West Indies will meet Sri Lanka on Sunday's Grand Final.

Scorecard:

West Indies won the toss and elected to bat first

West Indies 205 for 4 in 20 overs
Chris Gayle 75* 
Dwayne Bravo 37 
Kieron Pollard 38 
Pat Cummins 2-36
                                                             
Target 206 from 20 overs

Australia 131 all out in 16.4 overs

George Bailey 63 (6 fours and 4 sixes)
Michael Hussey 18

Ravi Rampaul 3-16
Kieron Pollard 2-6
Sunil Narine 2-17


West Indies won by 74 runs and entered into the finals

Man of the Match - Chris Gayle.

Australian Skipper Baily Said, We were completely outplayed. The full credit goes to West Indies. They deserved to be in the finals. Chris Gayle played well. Samuels, Bravo, Polllard are eased the pressure off Gayle. But he was played brilliant Innings.

Australia will meet West Indies in the 2nd Semi Final battle


2012 ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka

Australia Vs West Indies,2nd Semi Final,
Colombo at 13:00 GMT,19:00 Local Time

This 2nd Semi Final will be a battle of Power hitters. Australia face West Indies in the 2nd Semi Finals of the ICC World Twenty20 2012 at Colombo in today night.

Australia Squad:

Johnson Charles, Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin(w), Darren Sammy(c), Sunil Narine, Samuel Badree, Ravi Rampaul, Dwayne Bravo, Dwayne Smith, Fidel Edwards, Lendl Simmons

West Indies Squad:

Shane Watson, David Warner, Michael Hussey, George Bailey(c), Cameron White, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade(w), Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Brad Hogg, Xavier Doherty, Ben Hilfenhaus, David Hussey, Daniel Christian, Clint McKay

Top order batsmans was key factor for Austrlaian team. Shane Watson is the Highest Run Scorer and Wicket Taker of this tournamant. In bowling department Mitchell Starc doing well in previous games. Shane Watson and Doherty are the key for Bowling attack.

In the West Indies Chris Gayle was in excellent form. They have strong batting line up and mystery spinner Suni Narine. 

The Winner of the todays match will meet Sri Lanka on Sunday's Final.