Match: 8th T20 World Cup 2012
Venue: R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Date: Sep 22, 2012
Toss: West Indies won the toss and elected to bat.
Result: Australia won by 17 runs (D/L method)
In the 8th match of T20 World Cup, Australia defeated the West Indies by 17 runs in a rain-curtailed Group B match by Duckworth-Lewis method.
West Indies scored 191/8 in 20 overs and Australia started the chase on a positive note and scored 100 for one in 9.1 overs before Duckworth-Lewis method came into play.
Shane Watson with Michael Hussey scored 41 and 28 respectively before rain played spoilsport.
West Indies: 50 runs in 5.4 overs (34 balls), Extras 6
West Indies: 100 runs in 12.2 overs (74 balls), Extras 9
Australia: 50 runs in 4.4 overs (29 balls), Extras 2
Australia: 100 runs in 9.1 overs (57 balls), Extras 3
Rain: Australia – 100/1 in 9.1 overs