Ajantha Mendis 6-8
Match: Sri Lanka Vs Zimbabwe, 2012
Brief Scores: SL 182-4 (20 overs), Zim 100 all out in 17.3 overs
Match Result: Sri Lanka won by 82 runs
Man of the Match: Ajantha Mendis
Off-spinner Ajantha Mendis took six wickets for eight runs, the best figures in T20 Internationals. The off-spinner meant business straight away, using his trademark carom ball to remove opener Vusi Sibanda (11) and opposition skipper Brendan Taylor (0) in his first over. The Lankan spinner's awesome spell had the hosts off to a super start in the tournament.