T20 World Cup Top Moments: Chris Gayle blasts 11 sixes in 47-ball 100 for fastest ton in WT20 history
Coming into it, then freshly retired Brendon McCullum held the record for most sixes in T20Is but by the time Gayle was done, he had taken a sizeable lead over the New Zealander.
T20 World Cup Top Moments: India claim inaugural title after Misbah's scoop falls in Sreesanth's hands
When India won their first World T20 title by beating Pakistan in a last-over nervous finish.
T20 World Cup Top Moments: Kohli's masterful 82 against Australia that single-handedly carried India into semis
India did not manage to win their second cup in 2016 but Kohli's knock is etched memory of everyone who saw it happen live
It was 2016 and England were going through a big transformation under the leadership of Eoin Morgan.
The moment that truly sold the prospect of T20 cricket to a billion hearts was Yuvraj Singh's brutal demolition of Stuart Broad when India met England
West Indies, who had entered the tournament after a bitter pay dispute with their cricket board, ensured they celebrated their remarkable victory to the fullest.
T20 World Cup Top Moments: 'Starman' Afridi sets the stage alight at Lord's to win Pakistan the 2009 title
In 2007, Pakistan had suffered the heartbreak of losing in the World T20 final against India. Two years later, A special player had earned them a special title win at the home of cricket in the final of 2009 World T20 against Sri Lanka.
Marlon Samuels redeemed his international career with what many believe to be the greatest T20I innings of all time as West Indies defeated Sri Lanka in the 2012 World T20 final and ended the 33-year world title wait.
With the wickets of Shakib Al Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza and Alok Kapali, Brett Lee made history at Cape Town as he became the first player to take a hat-trick in T20Is.
In one of the most thrilling final overs in a T20 match, Dale Steyn successfully defended seven runs to fire South Africa to a victory over New Zealand in the 2014 World T20.
T20 World Cup Top Moments: Ravichandran Ashwin bamboozles Hashim Amla with 'T20 Ball of the Century'
Ashwin dismissed Amla with a carrom ball that turned all the way from outside leg to clip the top of off in the 2014 ICC World T20 semi-final between India and South Africa.
Michael Hussey's assault on Saeed Ajmal was one of the most famous takedowns in the history of T20 cricket. This was the artist taking down the master. It was brutal. It was exhilarating. It was stunning.
Five years back, in the month of March, Dhoni finished a match in Bengaluru. He didn’t end it with his trademark six. He ended it by sprinting to the stumps and breaking them.
Think 2016 T20 World Cup and the most abiding memory is the Virat Kohli classic in Mohali and the Carlos Brathwaite’s ‘remember the name’ assault on Ben Stokes. Sandwiched between the two is a forgotten masterpiece, courtesy Lendl Simmons. Here's looking back at that moment.
Fourteen years back, in a world far removed from masks, virus, and vaccine, in a year preceding the Indian Premier League, and months after the broadcasting disaster masquerading as a 50-over World Cup in the Caribbean, T20 cricket took off from yet-to-become-Universe Boss’ blazing blade. We look back at the moment that kickstarted the T20 era.
The great West Indian T20 side was made to bite the dust by some spirited Afghans who beat them by 6 runs in a nail-biter in the 2016 World T20.
Australia came to the 2007 World T20 as the favourites, their stature enhanced not just by the fact that they were World No 1 and the reigning world champs, but also because of a squad that was loaded with veritable heavyweights of the sport. But they lost their opener to underdogs Zimbabwe.
T20 World Cup Top Moments: Ajantha Mendis demolishes Zimbabwe with six-fer to register best T20I figures
Ahead of the T20 World Cup 2021, Firstpost.com takes a look back at arguably the best bowling performance in the history of the tournament, going over Ajantha Mendis' 6/8 against Zimbabwe in 2012.