West Indies celebrated twice on Sunday as it won the men’s and women’s World Twenty20 championship.
Needing 19 off the final over bowled by Ben Stokes, Carlos Brathwaite (in photo) hit four sixes in a row to give West Indies men the title.
Stokes was distraught with grief after giving away 24 runs in the final over.
Marlon Samuels, like he did in West Indies’ title triumph in 2012, anchored his team’s innings with a 66-ball 85 to give it its second World Twenty20 title.
West Indies team members break into a dance after pulling off an incredible win.
West Indies’ chase didn’t begin well after Chris Gayle (in photo) was dismissed by Joe Root for a paltry four.
Joe Root (in photo) provided an excellent start for England with the ball, dismissing the dangerous Chris Gayle and Johnson Charles in his first over.
England was ecstatic after getting rid of Gayle.
Ben Stokes waiting to take Johnson Charles’ catch.
Carlos Brathwaite (centre) celebrates with Darren Sammy (right) and Dinesh Ramdin after dismissing Joe Root.
Eighteen-year-old Hayley Mathews starred for West Indies women, scoring a 45-ball 66.
The Stafanie Taylor-led women’s team dethroned three-time champion Australia to win the title for the first time.
Sri Lankan cricket fans watch the final on television by a road side in Colombo.
Some people watch the final in a barber shop in New Delhi.