In the World T20 match of Group 1: England v Sri Lanka at Chittagong, there was a threat for Sanath Jayasuriya’s record by Ajantha Mendis. Sanath Jayasuriya holds the world record for most expensive bowling spell by a bowler in Twenty20 Cricket for more than 7 years.
Sanath Jayasuriya (SL) 4-0-64-0 vs Pakistan Johannesburg 17 Sep 2007
There was a Hales attack at Chittagong and it looked like that 7 year record might be broken. But somehow Ajantha Mendis finished his spell with 4-0-52-0
But it’s still the second most expensive bowling spell by a Sri Lankan.