World Twenty20: Day Nine in pictures

The iconic Bandra-Worli sea link was lit up early morning in the official colours of ICC World Twenty20 early morning. The bridge’s massive pylon towers will be lit up in the official colours of the event on the day of mathes. Photo: The Hindu
Adil Rashid took two crucial wickets and gave away 18 runs in three overs. It helped England assert dominance in its game against Afghanistan, after stumbling batting first. Chasing 143 to win, Afghanistan scored 127 for 9 in its 20 overs. Photo: Reuters
Ben Stokes holds a kite that flew on to the field during the match at the Ferozeshah Kotla. Photo: Reuters
When England dismissed Gulbadin Naib (left) for a duck, Afghanistan was struggling at 13 for 3. Photo: Reuters
Shafiqullah added some energy into Afghanistan's faltering chase. Photo: Reuters
Joe Root held a catch that dismissed Samiullah Shenwari, whose departure reduced Afghanistan to 94 for 8. Photo: Reuters
Shafiqullah plays an unorthodox stroke in his unbeaten 35. Photo: Reuters
Trisha Chetty (left) and Mignon du Preez run between the wickets in South Africa's innings against Ireland in the Women's World Twenty20 game in Chennai. Photo: PTI
Trisha Chetty top scored with 35 in South Africa's innings of 156 for 5 against Ireland. Photo: PTI
Suresh Raina top scored for India in its innings of 146 for 7, with 30 off 23 balls. Photo: Reuters
Tamim Iqbal's 35 contributed to a solid start for Bangladesh in its chase of 147. Photo: Bhagya Prakash K.
Mashrafe Mortaza promoted himself up the order but did not last long, bowled out for 6 by Ravindra Jadeja. Although Bangladesh's middle order took the team to what looked like a winning position, a thrilling final over had it losing by one run. Photo: PTI