Samuels, Brathwaite steal victory from England as West Indies lift second World Twenty20 trophy | Greenwatch Dhaka | The leading online daily of Bangladesh

Samuels, Brathwaite steal victory from England as West Indies lift second World Twenty20 trophy

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Marlon Samuels (85 off 66 balls) anchored the innings to help the Caribbeans recover from an early setback in their chase of 156 to an improbable win the final at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Sunday.England struck with late wickets as West Indies needed 19 off the last over. Brathwaite then struck four sixes in the first four balls of the last over to seal the historic victory.

Asked to bat first, Joe Root hit a fluent 54 to help England post 155 for 9.

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