Highest Wicket takers T20

Highest Wicket takers T20 : Below is The List of Top 10 Highest Wicket takers T20 Cricket, 1st Three Position are Filled by Pakistani Bowlers, (Saeed Ajmal, Umar Gul and Shahid Afridi). no have reached 100 wickets milestone in T20 international yet. Saeed ajmal is the closest bowler, who have 81 t20 wickets.  look at the detail list below.

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Top 10 Highest Wicket takers T20 Cricket

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10. Muhammad Hafeez – 46

Muhammad Hafeez is one of the Highest Wicket takers T20
Muhammad Hafeez

Pakistan’s T20 skipper is the fourth Pakistani in this list. Professor, who is also is list of “Most T20 Runs” list, has the 44 wickets in 60 T20 matches. though his bowling average of 22.90, is highest than any other in the list, but his economy rate of 6.61 is very good.

Leading Wicket Takers in T20 International Cricket

Latest List updated in 2017-

Shahid Afridi (PAK) 2006-2016 98 96 357.2 4 2362 97 4/11 24.35 6.61 22.1 3 0
SL Malinga (SL) 2006-2017 67 67 237.5 0 1749 89 5/31 19.65 7.35 16.0 1 1
Umar Gul (PAK) 2007-2016 60 60 200.3 2 1443 85 5/6 16.97 7.19 14.1 4 2
Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2009-2015 64 63 238.2 2 1516 85 4/19 17.83 6.36 16.8 4 0
Shakib Al Hasan (BDESH) 2006-2017 59 58 214.5 1 1459 70 4/15 20.84 6.79 18.4 3 0
BAW Mendis (SL) 2008-2014 39 39 147.3 5 952 66 6/8 14.42 6.45 13.4 3 2
KMDN Kulasekara (SL) 2008-2017 58 58 205.1 6 1530 66 4/31 23.18 7.45 18.6 2 0
SCJ Broad (ENG) 2006-2014 56 55 195.3 2 1491 65 4/24 22.93 7.62 18.0 1 0
DW Steyn (SA) 2007-2016 42 42 150.1 2 1009 58 4/9 17.39 6.71 15.5 2 0
NL McCullum (NZ) 2007-2016 63 59 187.1 0 1278 58 4/16 22.03 6.82 19.3 2 0
Mohammad Nabi (AFG) 2010-2017 55 55 196.4 5 1410 57 4/10 24.73 7.16 20.7 3 0
Imran Tahir (SA) 2013-2017 31 31 115.5 0 740 54 5/24 13.70 6.38 12.8 2 1
KJ O’Brien (IRE) 2008-2017 59 46 139.3 0 998 54 4/45 18.48 7.15 15.5 1 0
Sohail Tanvir (PAK) 2007-2017 57 57 202.2 3 1454 54 3/12 26.92 7.18 22.4 0 0
GH Dockrell (IRE) 2010-2017 46 42 142.4 1 927 52 4/20 17.82 6.49 16.4 1 0
R Ashwin (INDIA) 2010-2016 45 45 167.0 2 1154 52 4/8 22.19 6.91 19.2 2 0
DJ Bravo (WI) 2006-2016 66 56 173.4 0 1470 52 4/28 28.26 8.46 20.0 2 0
GP Swann (ENG) 2008-2012 39 38 135.0 4 859 51 3/13 16.84 6.36 15.8 0 0
SR Watson (AUS) 2006-2016 58 49 155.0 2 1187 48 4/15 24.72 7.65 19.3 1 0
S Badree (WI) 2012-2017 36 36 136.0 3 769 47 4/15 16.36 5.65 17.3 1 0

 

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9. Graem Swann – 51

Graem Swann
Graem Swann

 

Graem Swann was retired from international cricket during the last Ashes series. He is the 7th highest wicket taker in t20. His 51 wickets in 39 matches came up with an brilliant average of 16.84. Swann’s career economy is 6.38 and strike rate per wicket remains 15.8.

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8. Nathan McCullum – 52

Nathan McCullum
Nathan McCullum

 

Younger brother of new Zealand’s skipper Brendon McCullum. Nathan McCullum has bagged 52 T20 wickets in 57 matches. His career average per wicket is 20.72, and strike rate is 18.1. Off-Spinner has conceded 6.85 runs per over in 51 matches he played.

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  • Sean B

    pretty sure mendis is number 1 now

  • LOL: in your own record book?

    • Sean B

      oh sorry I am wrong medis has the best bowling figures in an innings, malinga from sri lanka has the record

      • (malinga from sri lanka has the record) for what? most wickets in T20s…… No, saeed ajmal is the highest wickets taker in T20 internationals.