Cricket score, England vs West Indies Twenty20 final: When does it start and who are the key players?

The match begins at 2:30pm GMT at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India

Matt Payton@paytesy89
Sunday 03 April 2016 09:43
Joe Root (left) and Jos Buttler celebrate England's victory over New Zealand
Joe Root (left) and Jos Buttler celebrate England's victory over New Zealand

Eoin Morgan's England faces Darren Sammy's West Indies in the final of the ICC World Twenty20 final.

When does the match start?

It begins at 2:30pm (GMT) at Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India.

How did the two fare in the group stages?

Both teams had some highs and lows. The West Indies managed to lose aganst minnows Afghanistan, but otherwise have been superb.

And they also beat England comfortably. England scored a respectable total of 182, but Chris Gayle annihilated the total with an unbeaten 100 off 48 deliveries.

His innings included 11 sixes (five of which occurred in the space of 10 balls) and he is without doubt the danger man for the final.

Have England won the World T20 final before?

England won in 2010 defeating Australia in the final at the Kensington Oval in Barbados. Captained by Paul Collingwood, Craig Kieswetter scored 63 ably supported by Kevin Pietersen with 47.

The West Indies won it in 2012.

Which England players should you watch out for?

With a team strong with big hitters, there are many showstoppers in the top seven.

Jason Roy, Jos Buttler and Joe Root could be the players to take the game away from the West Indians,

The bowling is weaker though - David Willey and Ben Stokes will be required to take important wickets and keep the runs down.

Who are West Indies' danger players?

Gayle's big-hitting credentials are undeniable.

But they are not a one-man team. Johnson Charles, Lendl Simmons and Andre Russell are all capable of scoring sixes and fours against all bowling.

Their two man spin-attack of Samuel Badree and Sulieman Benn have so far out-performed England's spinners (Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali) in the tournament.

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