Ajantha Mendis is the only bowler in T20 International cricket, who has taken 6 wickets in an inning TWICE.
Ajantha Mendis is the only bowler in T20 International cricket, who has taken 6 wickets in an inning TWICE.

Ajantha Mendis is the only bowler in T20 International cricket, who has taken 6 wickets in an inning twice.

Mendis has a best figure of 6 wickets for 8 runs against Zimbabwe in Sep 2012, and 6 wickets for 16 runs against Australia in Aug 2011.

About Ajantha Mendis (from Wikipedia Page)

Balapuwaduge Ajantha Winslow Mendis better known as Ajantha Mendis is a former Sri Lankan cricketer who played for Sri Lankan national cricket team in all three formats, who is also known as the “mystery spinner” due to the unusual bowling action variations, and widely regarded as one of the best limited over bowlers in the world arena.

In August 2019, he retired from all forms of cricket. Mendis made his One Day International debut against the West Indies at Port of Spain in 2008 and took 3 for 39. He also played for the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League.

He holds the record for the quickest for 50 wickets in ODIs with 19 matches.

His first Test Match was against India at Colombo on 23 July 2008 in which he returned match figures of 8–132, thereby becoming the first Sri Lankan bowler to get an eight-wicket haul on Test debut.

Mendis won the Emerging Player of the Year award at the ICC Awards ceremony held in Dubai in September 2008.

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