T20 Iis the shortest format of cricket where the spectators sit in front of the TV to watch the game. Many people call T20 a game of batsmen because, in T20, batsmen have more power than bowlers. However, the bowlers do not go less. The sixth edition of the T20 World Cup 2021 Live Streaming is few days ahead. Let’s take a look today at the all-time top 5 wicket-takers in T20 World Cup so far.
5 Highest Wicket Takers in T20 World Cup History of All-Time
Shahid Khan Afridi(Pakistan)
Legendary Pakistani all-rounder ShahidAfridi holds the record with the foremost wickets in T20 World Cup history. The former Pakistan captain has taken 39 wickets in 135 overs in 34 matches in the T20 World Cup. This is by far the highest wicket of a bowler in T20 World Cup history.
LasithMalinga (Sri Lanka)
Afridi is followed by Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga. The highest wicket-taker in the International Twenty20 is the second-highest wicket-taker in the T20 World Cup. He has taken 36 wickets in 102 overs after playing a total of 31 matches in the World Cup.
Saeed Ajmal (Pakistan)
Then there is another Pakistani bowler Saeed Ajmal. Saeed Ajmal, once a wonderful bowler, is at number three in the list of wicket-takers in the T20 World Cup. Ajmal has taken 37 wickets in 23 matches in the T20 World Cup. Where his average was 16.7 and Economite was 7.69 per over. Which is like raising an eyebrow.
Ajantha Mendis (Sri Lanka)
Ajmal is followed by Sri Lanka’s one-time terror bowler Ajantha Mendis. All the big batsmen have got the speed to play the ball of this wonderful bowler. Mendis is the fourth wicket-taker in the World Cup. He has taken 35 wickets in 21 matches in T20 World Cup at an average of 15.02 and 7.60 economies.
Umar Gul (Pakistan)
Another Pakistani, Umar Gul, is fifth on the list. The Pakistani bowler played an important role in winning the 2009 World Cup. The right-handed pacer is fifth in the list of wicket-takers in the T20 World Cup. In 28 matches in four World Cups, Umar Gul took 35 wickets at 6.30 economy.
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