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Summary

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  2. Brathwaite hit four sixes in final over
  3. Samuels 85 not out for West Indies
  4. Root made 54 & Buttler 36 for England
  5. West Indies won women's title earlier

Live Reporting

By Stephan Shemilt and Phil Dawkes

All times stated are UK

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But that's about it from this final and our live coverage of this World Twenty20. Thanks for being with us, it's been an absolute belter.

And, to tide you over, here's last one look at that phenomenal final-over display of hitting from Carlos Brathwaite. One of the most incredible feats you will see in any sporting arena, let along a cricket field. 

Here's an idea - if you can wait a week, every single ball of the 2016 county season will be live on BBC radio. Still, that's seven cricketless days.

We all might actually get some work done...

Are you as disappointed as I am that this tournament? It's been absolutely fantastic. Gayle, Kohli, Root and, at the very end, Brathwaite.

What will we all do tomorrow when there's no cricket tomorrow?

WI all the way!! True champions, be it u19s, women's or men's championship! Super stuff by team WI! Brathwaite was breathtaking! #WT20Final

West Indies bowling coach Curtly Ambrose: "We had to believe we could do it in that final over. We came here wanting to create history with the Under-19s and the women's team both winning. We'll really enjoy it."

Both sets of players have played their part in an incredible #WT20Final. What entertainment for us to watch. Gutted tho

Shane Warne is currently trending on Twitter. If you're wondering why, watch the post-match interview of man of the match Marlon Samuels...

Just a hiccup, @benstokes38! Happens to all great players who put their hands up under pressure! You are a STAR! Braithwaite take a bow! 🙌🏼

And here, in visual form, are the post-match thoughts of Eoin Morgan. Gutted doesn't come close...

Respect @darrensammy88 .. Great words tonight .. Passionate with a huge amount of meaning .. Let's hope your @westindies board take note ..

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If you can face them, we've got more highlights for you. The best bits from an incredible final are right here.

More from England coach Trevor Bayliss: "If you add up the white-ball cricket games these guys have played, it's a long way behind other teams. It's a promising side and the signs are good.

"Whatever words I come up with the in the dressing room won't be enough. They're huritng, but it will steel them for the future.

"We have still got work to do, but we have a lot of good players to work with. England cricket is in good hands."

England coach Trevor Bayliss on Sky Sports: "I thought we were a few runs short, but if you get the runs on the board anything can happen.

"We got off to a great start with the ball, but an experienced player in Marlon Samuels got them over the line.

"We may not have any pretty bowlers, but we have guys who give it 100%. We gave ourselves a chance to win and it's a great sign moving forward."

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Luke: Great tournament. 2-3 weeks long. Perfect length for a tournament. Quality performances and great games.

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Erik Spink: Funny thinking that if Jordan hadn't bowled that dot to keep Samuels off strike we may just have won. Freakish by Brathwaite.  

A rather pleased @henrygayle! #WT20 #WI

A rather pleased @henrygayle! #WT20 #WI

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Jon Ryves: The top order should get more of the blame more than Stokes...could have been out of sight if they'd batted properly.

David Rowe: That's how you win a World Cup! I'm gutted, but well done the Windies.

England captain Eoin Morgan on Sky Sports: "It was filled with ups and downs we let ourselves down with the bat and probably fell about 40 short. We were getting messages out there to get a score on the board and there was a lot of belief we could still win.

"The decision to open the bowling with Joe Root came about in the last couple of days and golden arm took two wickets in his first over.

"Throughout this tournament we have shared a lot of good times but we are all in pain tonight. Ben [Stokes] plays all three formats, it will take him a while to come back but I have no doubts he will have a long career and do well in an England shirt."

U will have ups and downs in this game u have big balls @benstokes38 keep fighting u are a legend in my book 🙏🏾🙏🏾👊🏾

U will have ups and downs in this game u have big balls @benstokes38 keep fighting u are a legend in my book 🙏🏾🙏🏾👊🏾

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

"It happens so fast. One minute you think you are winning and then the next minute, it all changes."

Vic Marks

Ex-England spinner on BBC Test Match Special

"It was a staggeringly good final and a very good tournament. I feel desperately sorry for England who played so tenaciously to get back into the match, and especially Ben Stokes. On the other hand you have to admire Brathwaite and the way he finished the game."

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

"Stokes is a tough character but it is going to take a bit to come back from that."

I've just spotted that quote from Marlon Samuels, dedicating his MOM trophy to Shane Warne. Warney gave Samuels pelters during the semi-final, the memory of on an-field spat probably still in his mind.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"The sign of a good leader is to know what will get your team going. I feel it is overplayed as such but it has worked for them. Every good team uses some sort of carrot."

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"That was a passionate speech from Sammy. There's a lot going on in West Indies cricket. You need this success to force thing to change and it sounds like they definitely need that. You have to respect his honesty and vulnerability and hopefully it'll help rectify those issues."

Jonathan Agnew

BBC Test Match Special

"It's really good to see a smile on the face of West Indies cricket. It's a unique brand of the game and it needs to be nurtured and encouraged."

Sammy gets his hands on the trophy, fireworks shoot into the air, champagne pops, the ticker tape rains down. The party has truly started. West Indies are the 2016 World Twenty20 champions.

More from Darren Sammy: "We dedicate this win to all the fans in the Caribbean. I don't know when we will play together again, we don't get selected for the one-day team."

I've never heard a captain talk like this. He's giving it to everyone. Board, selectors, Mark Nicholas...

Darren Sammy
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West Indies captain Darren Sammy: "This win is something we are going to cherish for a long time. We have 15 match-winners but nobody gave us a chance. 

"We felt disrespected by our board, Mark Nicholas described us as having no brains and all this brought us together. The ability to put adversity aside and to play this type of cricket is just tremendous."

Hang on, he might have just said they have a pastor with the team who isn't Fletcher. I'm confused.

"I never stopped believing," says Sammy. He also reveals that Andre Fletcher is a pastor. Who knew?

Here comes Darren Sammy. It would take a sledgehammer to get that smile from his face, He's got a Windies flag around his shoulders. Thoroughly likable chap.

The Windies are called up for their medals. Noise for Chris Gayle.

Virat Kohli is named player of the tournament, but he's not there! The fans are bemused. It's like the Brit Awards! 

Man of the match

Marlon Samuels
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West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels: "I grew up watching England cricket and respect their players. We are champions again but we want to continue going from strength to strength for Caribbean cricket.

"I woke up this morning with one thing and all I have to say is "this trophy is for Shane Warne".