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India play West Indies in the second semifinal of the World T20 in Mumbai on Thursday. The winner will meet England in the final on Sunday. (STATS || POINTS TABLE || FIXTURES)

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# They won the trophy in 2012

# West Indies are also a one-time champions of the event

# It will be India’s third semi-final of the World T20 and they have won both the semis they have played in previous editions of the tournament

# India play West Indies in the semi-final of the World T20

Build Up

Curb your enthusiasm

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Seen that Whatsapp viral image of Virat Kohli yet? Where he is the bahubali and carrying his team-mates on his shoulder. For a team that has been carried by Kohli, with help from the bowlers, it’s quite amazing to see the groundswell of opinion building up that suggests India are sailing through to the final.

What exactly is an India-friendly pitch?

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From a distance, it looked like any other Wankhede pitch. A strip of red-clay with some smattering of grass. However there is a bit of brouhaha over this one. Andy Watkinson, the portly custodian of pitches from ICC, has apparently been on the phone from Delhi chatting with the curators.

In evening of their careers, Sammy and Co. try to make it one long party

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THIS COULD well be the last time that we see a serious West Indies team in a world event, for some time anyway. The men from the Caribbean are already set to miss next year’s Champions Trophy in England, owing to their failure to be ranked among the top-8 ODI teams in the world.