3. Australia VS England, 1st t20 at Adelaide, 2011
After a heavy defeat from England in the Ashes series in 2010-2011, Australia were looking to reconcile the loss in t20s. The Australian openers were off to a valiant start, though they got muddled lower down the order, eventually making 157 in 20 overs for the loss of 4 wickets. Shane Watson compiled a vindicated 59 runs off mere 31 balls. Brett Lee and Mitchell Johnson provided quick breakthroughs to Australia, Shane Watson being the pick of the bowlers, foraying with 4 wickets in his 4 overs. Though England managed to seal a last ball victory, Watson was the star of this Adelaide thriller.