West Indies beat India by 7 wkts in semi-final

West Indies defeated India by seven wickets in the second semi-final at the Wankhede Stadium here on Thursday to enter the final of the World Twenty20 cricket tournament.

Batting first, India posted a competitive total of 192/2 in 20 overs, thanks to Virat Kohli’s 89.

In reply, star batsmen Lendl Simmons and Johnson Charles struck quickfire half-centuries as Windies chased down the score, posting 196/3 in 19.4 overs.

Toss – West Indies, who chose to field
Series – West Indies advanced
Player of the match – LMP Simmons (West Indies)
Umpires – IJ Gould (England) and RA Kettleborough (England)
TV umpire – M Erasmus (South Africa)
Match referee – BC Broad (England)
Reserve umpire – MA Gough (England)