West Indies begin title defence on Sunday

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Darren Sammy[www.inewsguyana.com] – West Indies will launch the defense of their World Twenty20 title when they clash with powerhouses India in Bangladesh on Sunday, March 23.

The contest, scheduled for the Shere Bangla National Stadium, will bring together an array of the world’s finest Twenty20 stars in a high octane affair.

Chris Gayle, perhaps the most sought after name in T20s, leads the all-star cast that includes fellow teammates Sunil Narine, Dwayne Bravo, Marlon Samuels and Captain Darren Sammy.

India, meanwhile, will showcase the talents of Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan Rohit Sharma and their skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, as they chase their second win in Group 2.

Sammy told reporters Saturday that despite the plethora of stars in the side, the key to their success in the tournament would be their ability to play as a team.

Fans on the other hand will have to turn to their cable channels in order to view the games as non of the local channels have the rights to air the event.

The game is set for 09:30

[Extracted and modified from CANANEWS]

 

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