In pics: Top five majestic spells of the World Twenty20

Cricketnext | Updated: April 4, 2016, 3:07 PM IST
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  • New Zealand spinner Mitchell Santner was virtually unheard of coming into the tournament, having only played international cricket for less than a year. But the 24-year-old left an indelible mark during the Black Caps' run to the semis. Santner finished top wicket-taker in the group stages with nine scalps. Four of those, for just 11 runs, came against India in the opening game. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

    New Zealand spinner Mitchell Santner was virtually unheard of coming into the tournament, having only played international cricket for less than a year. But the 24-year-old left an indelible mark during the Black Caps' run to the semis. Santner finished top wicket-taker in the group stages with nine scalps. Four of those, for just 11 runs, came against India in the opening game. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

  • Bangladesh's Mustafizur Rahman recorded the magnificent figures of 5 for 22 in four overs as Bangladesh restricted in-form New Zealand to 145. He claimed the wickets of Henry Nicholls (7), Kane Williamson (42), Grant Elliott (9), Mitchell Santner (3) and Nathan McCullum (duck) to register a five-wicket haul. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

    Bangladesh's Mustafizur Rahman recorded the magnificent figures of 5 for 22 in four overs as Bangladesh restricted in-form New Zealand to 145. He claimed the wickets of Henry Nicholls (7), Kane Williamson (42), Grant Elliott (9), Mitchell Santner (3) and Nathan McCullum (duck) to register a five-wicket haul. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

  • After Bangladesh’s Mustafizur’s fiery five-wicket haul, Australia allrounder James Faulkner is the second player who took five wickets in the tournament. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

    After Bangladesh’s Mustafizur’s fiery five-wicket haul, Australia allrounder James Faulkner is the second player who took five wickets in the tournament. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

  • Eoin Morgan’s England faced Angelo Mathew’s Sri Lanka at the Firoz Shah Kotla. After winning the toss, Sri Lanka put England in to bat. A win was enough for England to secure their semi-finals berth and it was perfectly assured by their pacer Chris Jordan. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

    Eoin Morgan’s England faced Angelo Mathew’s Sri Lanka at the Firoz Shah Kotla. After winning the toss, Sri Lanka put England in to bat. A win was enough for England to secure their semi-finals berth and it was perfectly assured by their pacer Chris Jordan. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

  • After West Indies skipper Darren Sammy won the toss and opted to field at the jam-packed Kolkata Stadium, Brathwaite delivered a brilliant spell, claiming three wickets conceding only 23 runs in his four-over spell at an economy of 5.75 and helped Windies limit England to 155. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

    After West Indies skipper Darren Sammy won the toss and opted to field at the jam-packed Kolkata Stadium, Brathwaite delivered a brilliant spell, claiming three wickets conceding only 23 runs in his four-over spell at an economy of 5.75 and helped Windies limit England to 155. (Photo Credit: Getty Images)

First Published: April 4, 2016, 3:07 PM IST
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