KOLKATA: Carlos Brathwaite struck four straight sixes in the last over to seal a dramatic four-wicket win for the West Indies over England in the World Twenty20 final on Sunday.
West Indies needed 19 runs in the 20th over which Brathwaite (34 not out) provided in style by smashing Ben Stokes for sixes off the first four balls.
Marlon Samuels lifted the team with 85 not out as West Indies finished on 161-6 in 19.4 overs.
Earlier, Brathwaite took 3-23 to help restrict England to 155-9.
The 2012 champion West Indies become the first team to win the World Twenty20 title twice.
For 2010 champion England, Joe Root produced an allround performance of 54 and 2-9.