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Cricket – West Indies, Australia face off

Published:Saturday | September 22, 2012 | 9:10 AM

West Indies will begin their campaign at the ICC World Twenty20 tournament in Sri Lanka today when they face Australia at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.

The match is the first marquee clash of the tournament.

The West Indies team showcases a star-studded cast of the world’s leading Twenty20 players such as big hitting Chris Gayle and Keiron Pollard, mystery spinner Sunil Narine and all-rounder Dwayne Bravo.

This will be Australia’s second match. The Aussies began their campaign with an emphatic seven-wicket victory over Ireland in Colombo on Wednesday.