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Windies end title drought to earn World T20 trophy

Reuters, COLOMBO, sri Lanka

“We knew we had to play to win the game and not through Duckworth-Lewis, but still we were 10-15 runs behind,” he said.

Sangakkara’s pull shot found Pollard in the deep, Angelo Mathews was bowled by Sammy trying to play a scoop shot and then Jayawardene fluffed his reverse pull to trigger a batting collapse aided by two run-outs down the order.

Samuels was adjudged Man of the Match, while Australia’s Shane Watson, highest scorer in the tournament and the second highest wicket-taker, was named the Player of the Tournament.

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