In pics: Memorable World Twenty20 innings

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  • However, Herschelle Gibbs’ stunning unbeaten 90, including a record 14 fours, piloted South Africa home with 14 balls remaining. (Getty Images)

    However, Herschelle Gibbs’ stunning unbeaten 90, including a record 14 fours, piloted South Africa home with 14 balls remaining. (Getty Images)

  • 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)

    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)

  • 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)

    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)

  • 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)

    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)

  • 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)

    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)

  • 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)

    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)

  • 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)

    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)

  • 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)

    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)

  • 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)

    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)

  • 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)

    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)

  • 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)

    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)

  • 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)

    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)

  • 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)

    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)

  • 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)

    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 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 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)

  • 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)

    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)

  • 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)

    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)

First Published: September 15, 2012, 9:36 AM IST
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