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In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable

  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • West Indies players pose with the World T20 trophy following their 36-run win against Sri Lanka at Colombo's Premadasa on Sunday night. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • Lasith Malinga's five-wicket haul knocked England out of the World T20 after a 19-run defeat at Pallekele. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • The 2012 ICC World Twenty20 opened with Sri Lanka crushing Zimbabwe by 82 runs, courtesy world-record figures of 6 for 8 from Ajantha Mendis. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • Jacques Kallis produced career-best T20 figures of 4 for 15 as South Africa eliminated Zimbabwe from the tournament before several teams had even played their first match. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum broke a few T20 international records during New Zealand’s 59-run win over Bangladesh, with his 58-ball 123 being the highest score in the format. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • England’s Luke Wright became his country’s highest scorer in Twenty20 internationals with an unbeaten 99 in an easy win over Afghanistan. (AFP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • Sri Lanka were beaten by South Africa in a seven-over shootout in the group stage, but this spectacular catch by Dilshan Munaweera to dismiss Richard Levi lifted the hosts. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • Shane Watson picked up his second Man-of-the-Match award in as many matches with an unbeaten 41 off 24 balls as Australia beat West Indies in a rain-hit group stage match. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • Harbhajan Singh marked his international return with career-best figures of 4 for 12 as India crushed England by 90 runs to top Group A and head into the Super Eights in confident mood. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • Pakistan were set a stiff target thanks to a stunning innings from Shakib-Al-Hasan, but Imran Nazir’s 36-ball 72 ensured victory was achieved with eight wickets remaining. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • Sri Lanka won a Super Over against New Zealand after the scores were tied, and Tillakaratne Dilshan’s bullish 76 earned him the Man-of-the-Match award. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • Where Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels failed, West Indies opener Johnson Charles provided the star turn for his team with a stunning 56-ball 84 against England. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • Umar Gul's explosive 32 off 17 balls was instrumental in Pakistan's narrow victory over South Africa in the Super Eights. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • Australia completely battered India in the Super Eights, with Watson and David Warner sharing a record 133-run opening stand. Watson won his third straight Man-of-the-Match award. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • Another excellent all-round show from Watson (2 for 29 and 70 from 47 balls) made it four wins in a row for Australia and four Man-of-the-Match awards for the burly allrounder. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • India were kept alive in the tournament with an eight-wicket win over Pakistan, sealed via a fine partnership between Man-of-the-Match Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • New Zealand were involved in another tied thriller, but again ended up on the losing end as West Indies won the Super Over to knock out Ross Taylor’s team. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • West Indies' Marlon Samuels' heroic 78 made all the difference in the final against Sri Lanka. He consumed 56 balls for his runs and hit 3 fours and 6 sixes. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • Pakistan beat Australia in their final Super Eights match, with 20-year-old Raza Hasan was taking 2 for 14 in his spell. Australia progressed to the semi-finals, however. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • India won their final match by one run over the already eliminated South Africa, but in failing to keep them to 121 they too were knocked out of the tournament. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • Mahela Jayawardene’s 42 off 36 balls on a tricky surface made a big difference as Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in the semi-finals, and fetched him the Man-of-the-Match award. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • Chris Gayle’s blistering 75 off 41 balls helped West Indies knock out Australia in the semi-finals where they crushed the in-form team by 74 runs. (AP Photo)
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable
  • In pics: Moments that made the World T20 memorable