Now, in the final, both Sri Lanka and West Indies will bring to the table their respective strengths of bowling and batting. But I believe if Sri Lanka posts even 145 or 150 runs, with its great fielders and slow bowlers, not excluding the great Malinga, Sri Lanka will be able to defend the total. But one can't say the same for West Indies whose fielding and catching are suspect, though they seem to have improved in the latter department.
For the West Indies, if both Gayle and Pollard fire again, it will be game over for Sri Lanka - as chasing a big total against West Indies's competent bowling attack will not be easy while chasing in front of the home crowd. For the Lankans, if Mahela Jayawardene, Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara blast the West Indies attack away, then it's game over for the boys from the Carribean.
Either way, one hopes for a great match in the final, and not a one-sided affair, which will be quite a let-down - considering the high quality of most matches in the T20 World Cup 2012.
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