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Most Wickets in the T20 World Cup From 2007 to 2022

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In the t20 world cup, the bowlers have the same importance as the batsmen. Every batter tries to hit big shots to score more runs to make a big target. And the bowler tries to bowl out the most batters to stop the score.

Any team can’t win the match based on its batman, and the bowlers are also crucial as the batsmen to win the game. Without good bowlers, the team can’t win any match.

Many bowlers in the world cup get the most wickets in the tournament. Shakib Al Hassan, Shahid, Afridi, and Lasith Malinga are top on the list of who get the most wickets in the t20 world cup. Let’s view the list shown below:

List of Most Wickets in the T20 World Cup History

Shakib Al Hassan got the most number of Wickets in T20 World Cup history. Hassan gets 41 wickets in 31 matches with an average rate is 16.1. With an excellent strike rate of 124.64, Shakib Al Hassan scored 698 runs in 31 games.

Shahid Afridi is the 2nd number on the list; he gets 39 wickets in 34 matches, and his best bowling figure is 4/11. Sri Lankan Lasith Malinga, on the 3rd number, grabbed 38 wickets in 31 games giving their best bowling figure of 5/31.

Bowler Team Matches Wickets
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 31 41
Shahid Afridi Pakistan 34 39
Lasith Malinga Sri Lanka 31 38
Saeed Ajmal Pakistan 23 36
Ajantha Mendis Sri Lanka 21 35
Umar Gul Pakistan 24 35
Dale Steyn South Africa 23 30
Stuart Broad England 26 30
Dwayne Bravo West Indies 34 27
Ravichandran Ashwin India 18 26

Most Wickets in the T20 World Cup 2022

Bowler Team Wickets Runs
Wanindu Hasaranga  SL 15 199
Sam Curran  ENG 13 148
Bas de Leede  NED 13 169
Blessing Muzarabani  ZIM 12 199
Joshua Little  IRE 11 189
Shaheen Shah Afridi  PAK 11 155
Shadab Khan  PAK 11 165
Anrich Nortje  SA 11 94
Paul van Meekeren  NED 11 198
Sikandar Raza  ZIM 10 156

Most Wickets in T20 World Cup From 2007  to 2021

Year Bowler Team Matches Wickets
2021 Wanindu Hasaranga Sri Lanka 8 16
2016 Mohammad Nabi Afghanistan 7 12
2014 Imran Tahir South Africa 5 12
2012 Ajantha Mendis Sri Lanka 6 15
2010 Dirk Nannes Australia 7 14
2009 Umar Gul Pakistan 7 13
2007 Umar Gul Pakistan 7 13

Most Wickets in 2021 World Cup

In the 2021 world cup, the most wickets took by the Sri Lankan player Wanindu Hasaranga. He gets 16 wickets in 8 matches, the highest of all other world cups. With his hat trick against South Africa, he became the third player to score a hat trick during the 2021 WC.

2016 Most Wickets in the T20 World Cup

Mohammad Nabi is the best batsman in Afghanistan; he knows how to hit the ball around the stadium. All-rounder Nabi takes 12 wickets in the 2016 t20 world cup.

2014 World Cup Most Wickets

Imran Tahir is the South African spinner who get 12 wickets in the t20 world cup 2014. Tahir is the essential bowler for the South African team. He is also famous for their googlies.

Most Wickets in the 2012 World Cup

Ajantha Mendis holds the record of getting the highest wickets in a single t20 world cup edition. In the 2012 World Cup, Mendis’ best bowling figure against Zimbabwe is 6/8, the second highest-blowing figure in the t20 world cup. The Sri Lankan Mendis get 15 wickets in the 2012 world cup. 

Most Wickets in the 2010 World Cup

Dirk Nannes took 14 wickets in the 2010 world cup and is a left-hand Australian fast bowler. He joined the Netherlands team in started his international cricket career. Nannes later joined the Australian team and only played international cricket for one year.

2009 World Cup Most Wickets

In the 2009 world cup, Umar Gul gets against win the most wickets in the t20 world cup record. Gul takes 13 wickets with an average rate of 12.15 in this tournament. Gul is the only bowler who gets the two times most wickets in the World Cups.

Most Wickets in the T20 World Cup 2007

Umar Gul Pakistan was lower and get 13 wickets in the t20 world cup 2007. Gul also sends the Pakistan team to the final in the first world cup edition. He knows how to swing any bowl, whether the ball is new or old.


Most Wickets In T20 World Cup By An Indian

In the t20 world cup, Ravichandran Ashwin got the 26 most wickets, who was an Indian spinner. He four times led the Indian team in the world cup.

Who has taken the most wickets in the T20 World Cup?

Shakib Al Hassan grabbed 41 wickets in the t20 world cup.

Which bowler has the best bowling average in T20 World Cup?

The best bowling average in the t20 world cup is South African player Imran Tahir.

Aqeel Ahmad
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Aqeel Ahmad is a passionate sports fan who enjoys reading and writing about the most recent sporting events taking place all around the world.

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