28 Sep 2012

Windies beat England in Sri Lanka

12:08 pm on 28 September 2012

The West Indies have beaten England by 15-runs in their Super Eight cricket match at the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka.

The Windies scored 179 for 5 with Johnson Charles scoring 84 and Chris Gayle 58.

England recovered from losing 2 wickets in the first over to make a game of it.

Eoin Morgan finished unbeaten on 71 and Alex Hales made 68, the pair sharing a third-wicket partnership of 107 but, needing 23 runs off the final over, the defending champions fell short.