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In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings

  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • However, Herschelle Gibbs’ stunning unbeaten 90, including a record 14 fours, piloted South Africa home with 14 balls remaining. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • The upset of the tournament came at Cape Town on Sept 12, as Brendan Taylor’s unbeaten 60 off 45 balls delivered a last-ball win for Zimabwe over Australia. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • By hitting six consecutive sixes off a hapless Stuart Broad, Yuvraj Singh etched his name in the record books and powered India to an 18-run win over England in Durban. (AFP)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • Misbah-ul-Haq’s unbeaten 66 off 42 balls helped Pakistan gain momentum in the 2007 tournament with a six-wicket win over Australia in Johannesburg. (AFP)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • Gautam Gambhir’s brisk 75 in the final in Johannesburg set up a match-winning total for India as they claimed the title in front of a packed Wanderers. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • At Lord’s on June 5, 2009 Netherlands consigned England to one of their most ignominious cricket defeats of all times, with Tom de Grooth playing the innings of his life. (AP)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • On June 6 at The Oval, Chris Gayle’s 88 from 50 balls helped West Indies romp home by seven wickets with 25 balls remaining against Australia. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • Just shy of his 40th birthday, Sanath Jayasuriya rolled back the years with a belligerent 81 off 47 balls to set up a 15-run win over West Indies at Trent Bridge. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • Tillakaratne Dilshan’s unbeaten 96 single-handedly set up a match-winning total for Sri Lanka in the semi-final against West Indies at The Oval. (AP)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • Shahid Afridi pulled off a fine all-round performance in the final, taking 1 for 20 and scoring an unbeaten 54 off 40 balls as Pakistan beat Sri Lanka at Lord’s on June 21.(AFP)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • Suresh Raina became India’s first centurion in Twenty20 internationals as India beat South Africa by 14 runs at Gros Islet in 2010. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • Having promoted himself to open the inning, Mahela Jayawardene scored an unbeaten 98 to set up a 57-run win over West Indies at Bridgetown. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • Chris Gayle bullied India at Bridgetown, hitting 98 off 66 balls to set up a 15-run win that left India on the doorstep of eviction in 2009. (AFP)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • Cameron White’s unbeaten 85 off 49 balls lifted Australia from a shaky start and put them on course for a crushing win over Sri Lanka at Bridgetown in 2009. (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In the 2010 semi-final, Michael Hussey pulled off a sensational run-chase to send Australia into the final, hitting 38 off his final ten balls at St Lucia on May 14 (Getty Images)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • Craig Keiswetter was Man of the Match in the final at Barbados on May 16 for his match-winning 63 in England’s successful chase over Australia. (AP)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • Chris Gayle got the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 off to flier by hitting the first century in the history of Twenty20 cricket, surpassing Ricky Ponting’s 98. (AP)
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings
  • In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings