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

10. Muhammad Hafeez – 46

Top 10 Highest Wicket takers T20 CricketPakistan’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

Player Nation Matches Innings Wickets BBI Average Economy
Shahid Afridi Pakistan 98 96 97 4/11 24.35 6.61
Umar Gul Pakistan 60 60 85 5/6 16.97 7.19
Saeed Ajmal Pakistan 64 63 85 4/19 17.83 6.36
SL Malinga Sri Lanka 62 62 78 5/31 20.28 7.26
BAW Mendis Sri Lanka 39 39 66 6/8 14.42 6.45
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 54 53 65 4/15 20.33 6.75
SCJ Broad England 56 55 65 4/24 22.93 7.62
DW Steyn South Africa 42 42 58 4/9 17.39 6.71
NL McCullum New Zealand 63 59 58 4/16 22.03 6.82
KMDN Kulasekara Sri Lanka 50 50 56 4/32 22.85 7.26
R Ashwin India 45 45 52 4/8 22.19 6.91
Sohail Tanvir Pakistan 53 53 52 3/12 25.80 7.16
DJ Bravo West Indies 65 55 52 4/28 27.67 8.48
GP Swann England 39 38 51 3/13 16.84 6.36
GH Dockrell Ireland 39 35 48 4/20 15.20 6.25
SR Watson Australia 58 49 48 4/15 24.72 7.65
Mohammad Nabi Afghanistan 45 45 47 4/17 23.95 6.90
KJ O’Brien Ireland 52 39 46 3/8 17.15 6.65
Mohammad Hafeez Pakistan 77 57 46 4/10 24.34 6.69
TG Southee New Zealand 38 37 46 5/18 25.69 8.62
M Morkel South Africa 39 39 45 4/17 22.71 7.37

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9. Graem Swann – 51

Top 10 Highest Wicket takers T20 Cricket

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

Top 10 Highest Wicket takers T20 Cricket

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.