Colombo: Today West Indian cricket team would be looking forward to wipe-off their 30-year-old drought of winning a major ICC trophy. West Indies will take on Sri Lanka in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup final.
Both the teams have had a splendid run so far up to the World Cup final. Sri Lanka defeated West Indies in the semifinal encounter to face West Indies in the final. In the Super 8 stages both the team's performance was fairly good- Sri Lanka marched into the semifinals unbeaten, while the Caribbean claimed victory in two matches.
Both the teams are in splendid form. West Indies has never been able to defeat Sri Lanka in any T20 clash. In their last encounter Sri Lanka defeated West Indies by nine wickets, in one-sided match. On the other hand, the Caribbean team is high in confidence after defeating Australia in the Semifinal clash.
Both the teams boost of high caliber players, who can single-handedly tilt the direction of the game. The final is expected to be of high pitch intensity as both the teams are in incredible form.
We would have a look at ten players who would be crucial in today's final match.