4 wickets in an over in a T-20 match

#1 Rudra Pratap Singh –  India vs New Zealand, 13th Match, Group E, ICC World Twenty20 at Johannesburg, Sep 16 2007

RP Singh was the first bowler who took 4 wickets in an over. It was during the 2007 T-20 world cup when Singh emerged as one of the finest swing bowlers. During the only match that India lost in the tournament against New zealand, Singh and Dhoni combined together to effect four dismissals in the last over of the first inning. Three of the four wickets that fell in the last over were in form of run-outs and Dhoni had a hand in each of them. New Zealand went on to win the match by 10 runs and India went on to win the tournament.

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#2 Mohammad Amir – Pakistan vs Australia, 6th Match, Group A, ICC World Twenty20 at Gros Islet, May 2 2010

Amir is the only bowler to take 5 wickets in an over. Australia collasped from 162-2 in 16th over to 191 all out and the last over saw fall of 5 wickets which included two run-outs. He didn’t even concede a single run in the over. That was amazing. The key to most of his wickets was the ease with with he was bowling the yorkers. Even through Pakistan went on to lose the match, the match will be always be remembered for Amir’s five wickets in an over.

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#3 Doug Bracewell – New Zealand vs Zimbabwe, 2nd T20I, New Zealand tour of Zimbabwe at Harare, Oct 17 2011

Even through Bracewell did it in the 17th over of the inning, his four wickets resulted in dismissing the Zimbabwe team for 154. Two of the wickets in the over were in form of run-out and two were taken by the bowler. Chasing a target of 189, Zimbabwe were dismissed for 154 in the 17th over. Bracewell conceded only 25 runs in his 3.5 over spell and took 3 wickets. Martin Guptill was awarded MOM for his knock of 67 of 46 balls.

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#4 Haseeb Amjad – Hong Kong vs Nepal, 2nd Match, First Round Group A (N), World T20 at Chittagong, Mar 16 2014

After being hit for 8 runs of first two balls, Ajmad came back very hard by taking 4 wickets in the next 4 balls. Two of the wickets again were in form of run-outs and two was taken by the bowler. His effort went in vain as Nepal thrashed Hong Kong by 80 runs by dismissing them for a mere 69 runs.

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#5 Al-Amin Hossain – West Indies vs Bangladesh, 20th Match, Group 2 (D/N), World T20 at Dhaka, Mar 25 2014

Al-Amin was the last bowler to achieve this feat. He took 3 of the 4 wickets and only one wicket was a result of a run-out. He dimissed the likes of Russell, Samuels and Bravo in the last over of the 1st inning. West indies still managed to score 171 and defeated Bangladesh by 73 runs.

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