Windies out to spoil party
October 07, 2012 10:29:24 UK
West Indies' Kieron Pollard.
West Indies skipper Darren Sammy has said his side are hoping to spoil Sri Lanka's party by beating the hosts in Sunday's T20 World Cup final.
The Caribbean Islanders have been a surprise package at the tournament, going from strength to strength as the competition reaches it finale and are now in their first ever final.
The Caribbean people love a party, so we'll enjoy partying with them. Darren Sammy
Thanks to a superb 75 not out from Chris Gayle in the semi-final, the Windies thrashed Australia by 74 runs. Gayle is 2.62 to top score in Sunday's final.
Captain Sammy said: "We're peaking at the right time - we wanted to have our own party.
"The Caribbean people love a party, so we'll enjoy partying with them."
Sri Lanka skipper Mahela Jayawardene has stated that the game is the "biggest ever match in Sri Lanka."
The tournament hosts have previously been beaten by Pakistan in the 2009 T20 final to Pakistan, but will be hoping to secure a first T20 World Cup victory in Colombo.
Sri Lanka can be backed at 1.66 to win the clash, while Sammy's men are 2.20 to claim a memorable victory.
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