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Captain Darren Sammy was first off the bus, holding his mobile phone and some portable speakers, the purpose of which would immediately become clear. He was followed by Dwayne Bravo, and, as a crowd gathered outside the Trident Hotel in Mumbai, the pair of them danced their way into the foyer, accompanied by the pulsing bassline of Bravo’s self-written pop single Champion.

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West Indies' allrounder Andre Russel smashed a four and a six off the third and fourth deliveries of the final over to propel the Caribbean side to 196 for 3 and a seven-wicket win over India in their Twenty20 World Cup semi-final match at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday.

Read more: West Indies beat India to face England in T20 World Cup final

MUMBAI—Lendl Simmons believes India’s lack of genuine pace bowlers helped him guide West Indies to a seven-wicket victory in the semifinal of the World Twenty20 yesterday. Simmons smashed an unbeaten 82 off 51 balls and featured in two strong partnerships with opener Johnson Charles (52) and Andre Russell (43 not out) as West Indies raced to 196-3 after India had scored 192-2.

Read more: India lacked express pace says man-of-the-match Simmons

The crowd at New Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium witnessed an occurrence which may become a rarity earlier this week as minnows Afghanistan had England on the ropes at the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Twenty20 tournament in India.

Read more: Liam Morgan: World Twenty20 provides clear example of ICC's mistake in dropping small countries

West Indies Women cricketers defied the odds when they defeated New Zealand Women by six runs at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, India, to book their first-ever appearance at a Twenty20 World Cup final.

Read more: West Indies women book World T20 final spot defeats previously unbeaten Kiwis in semi-final

The pastoral quote, “Death ends a life, not a relationship,” by Mitch Albom encapsulated the atmosphere at Inshan Ali Park, Preysal, yesterday, as local cricket and community icon Rangy Nanan was laid to rest at the village cemetery.

Read more: Cricketers urged to show Nanan’s fighting spirit