India vs. Bangladesh – Quarter Finals
India who had lost to Sri Lanka in the opening game managed to recover quickly and scored an impressive 176 for 3 wickets against Bangladesh with Indian batsman Rishi Kanjani scoring the fastest 50 of the tournament to help India secure a place in the Semi Finals.
West Indies vs. Pakistan & West Indies vs. World X1 – Quarter FinalsWest Indies entered the tournament facing Pakistan in their opening game and were able to beat Pakistan by 4 wickets and World X1 by 3 wickets to qualify for the Semi Finals.
Pakistan vs. World X1After a bitter defeat in the hands of the West Indian team Pakistan fought hard to get back into the tournament. Pakistan all rounder Khyber Kahn (36) and Bilal Qazi (22 not out) helped the men in green enter the Semi Finals. Khyber entertained the crowd with 3 massive sixes and 2 boundaries and a good spell of bowling which helped him snatch 3 wickets for 9 runs.
Semi Final Games:
Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan
Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat.
The Pakistani batsman were given no room to settle down as wickets were falling at regular intervals with Lankan bowlers Sanjay Thuraisingham, Dilan Rathnapala and Daminda Amarasinghe limiting the Pakistani side to a score of 101 runs.
Sri Lankan opener Srimantha Wijeratne ( 46) and world record holder for T20 Cricket Danuka Pathirana with a quick 41 runs which included 3 sixes and 2 fours helped the Lankans secure a spot in the Finals.
India vs. West Indies.
India won the toss and put West Indies to bat.
West Indies opener Surendra Seeraj (44) and Andre Brown (44) got off to a very good start.
The windies batsman punished the Indian bowling attack to record the biggest score of the tournament 211 for 4 in 20 overs.
Zamal Khan (31), R. Chatergoon (40 not out), Ian Baldeo (26 not out)