T20 worldcup knocks the exit door for West Indies
It was April 3 2014 . when defending champions in women t20 showed their sendoff after the semi-final win over the West Indies. and in the evening both the finalist of previous mens t20 clash with each other in the semi one of men’s t20 of 2014. even thought after blazing start from srilanka the match was in the hand of the defending champ.Because of the dangerous batting lineup starting from christopher gayle to mighty finisher captain darren sammy . with the unexpect poor slow start the gayle and firing start the smith at the other end the match was going balanced but extraordinary fielding from lankans stoped many boundary from the indies and kicking up the required run rates but the wicket fall made it look the srilankans over take .when the partenship between bravo and marlon samuels was going slow but west indies were in the positon to chase it down .after fall of inform batmen bravo the skipper sammy entered the center with 81 required of 37 deliveries which was gettable in t20 standards with these two great hard hitters in center and the pressure of against defending champs for srilanka it is quite easily achievable . But suddenly the rain cross in the play of exciting match and run chase and sammy who yet to face a ball walked out of the pitch.as the rain continued the match was declared as won by srilanka by D/L method . later in the press sammy said that it is very disappointing to be knocked out of the tournament by D/L method and hence the credits goes the whole srilankan team for over all performance and restricting the run rate under the required rate and all the best the finales ahead.the both women and men west indies packed to country.
The West Indian went to country with pride as they lost by the D/L method .