In the 2012 T20 World Cup Ajantha Mendis bowled a magical spell which will be remembered for years. He bowled a deadly spell of 4-0-12-4 to demolish the west indies batting line-up. Batting first the side scored west indies 137 runs. Mendis ate up fpur opposition batsmen giving away just 12 runs. During this course, he achieved rare feet and bowled 14 dot balls in his full quota four overs.