India to play West Indies in 2nd semi-final of WT20 2016

ICC Twenty20 cricket world cup 2016’s second semi-final has been scheduled to play on 31 March at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Group-1 winner West Indies team will take on Group-2 runner-up Indian team in the 2nd semifinal match of 6th ICC World T20 championship.

Match Info

Date: 31 March

Time: 19:30 local time, 14:00 GMT, 15:00 BST

Fixture: West Indies vs India

TV Channels: Star Sports, DD National, ESPN, Sky Sports

How teams qualified for semis

West Indies

2012 world t20 champion West Indies were favorite in the sixth edition of ICC world twenty20 before the beginning of championship and the way they have played cricket in the tournament so far, they have proved that they can beat top sides in the competition but can lose against minnows too. West Indies beat England, Sri Lanka and South Africa to make it into the semi-finals but lost their last group match against Afghanistan.

West Indies beat Africa to enter World T20 semi-final.

1st Match: West Indies beat England by 6 wickets

2nd Match: West Indies beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets

3rd Match: West Indies beat South Africa by 3 wickets

4t Match: West Indies lost by 6 runs against Afghanistan

India

Hosts India was the hot favorite team in 2016 world t20 event before it begins. But the way they lost first match against New Zealand, all cricket pundits and gurus were stunned. After losing against Kiwis, Men in Blue defeated Pakistan, Bangladesh and Australia to seal their berth in twenty20 world cup semi-finals.

India beat Australia to reach wt20 2016 semi-final.

India beat Australia to reach wt20 2016 semi-final.

1st Match: India lost by 47 runs against New Zealand

2nd Match: India beat Pakistan by 6 wickets

3rd Match: India beat Bangladesh by 1 run

4t Match: India beat Australia by 6 wickets

Squads

India

MS Dhoni (c),  Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Ravindra Jadeja, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ashish Nehra, Ajinkya Rahane, Harbhajan Singh, Mohammed Shami, Pawan Negi.

West Indies

Darren Sammy (c), Chris Gayle, Sulieman Benn, Dwayne Bravo, Andre Fletcher, Jerome Taylor, Samuel Badree, Johnson Charles, Evin Lewis, Andre Russell, Marlon Samuels, Denesh Ramdin, Jason Holder, Ashley Nurse and Carlos Brathwaite.

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