1655 GMT: AFP IS NOW CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT, after the West Indies were crowned the new World Twenty20 champions after a 36-run victory over hosts Sri Lanka in a thrilling final in Colombo. It was the West Indies' first major title since 2004 when they lifted the Champions Trophy in England.
West Indies wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin (C) celebrates with his teammates after he dismissed Sri Lankan Thisara Perera during the ICC Twenty20 Cricket World Cup's final match between Sri Lanka and West Indies.
1650 GMT: Dwayne Bravo, 29 today, says: "It's a fantastic day. We made history and we are going to have a big party, a non-stop party all night."
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