Top 10 Highest Wicket-Taker in T20 International Cricket
A bowler in T20 format get only 4 overs in a match in which they have to prove themselves. In this format we have mainly two type of bowlers one are those who stop runs and others are wicket takers.
T20 cricket isn’t the same as ODI. In T20, runs keep coming and wickets keep falling because it’s easier for a bowler to create a wicket chance.
Top 10 Bowlers With Most Wickets In T20 International Cricket
10. Ish Sodhi (New Zealand)
Ish Sodhi is New Zealand’s all rounder. He bowls right arm leg spin and bats right-handed. He has 73 wickets in 57 matches. His personal best was 4/28.
9. Dwayne Bravo (West Indies)
Dwayne Bravo is one of the most successful bowlers in T20 cricket not only for his national team but also, he is famous because he plays a lot of private leagues all around globe. He is right arm medium pacer famous for his slower Yorkers. He has 76 wickets in 86 matches with his personal best of 4/19.
8. George Dockrell (Ireland)
George Dockrell of Ireland is a all rounder who is right-handed batsman and slow left arm orthodox bowler. He has 76 wickets in 79 matches with personal best of 4/20.
7. Umar Gul (Pakistan)
Umar Gul of Pakistan was a Right arm fast bowler who was not only a successful bowler in T20 but also a successful bowler in ODIs as well. In T20 he had 85 wickets in 60 matches with personal best of 5/6.
6. Saeed Ajmal (Pakistan)
Saeed Ajmal of Pakistan was one the best spinners Pakistan had ever produced. He was right arm off spinner with 85 wickets in 64 matches with personal best of 4/19.
5. Rashid Khan (Afghanistan)
Rashid Khan of Afghanistan is currently the best bowler in T20. He is not easy to play also he is a all rounder who is right-handed batsman and right arm leg spinner. With 95 total wickets in 51 matches with phenomenal personal best of 5/3 he is ruling the T20 format.
4. Shahid Afridi (Pakistan)
Former Pakistani captain and all-rounder Shahid Afridi was a good T20 bowler in his time. He was right arm leg spinner. Afridi was also famous for his sixes he was the master of aggressive batting but here we will see some of his T20 Bowling figures. He has 98 wickets in 99 matches with personal best of 4/11.
3. Tim Southee (New Zealand)
Tim Southee is well known for his test bowling. He is a good test bowler but from past few years he has been a good T20 bowler as well. He is right arm fast-medium bowler. He has 99 international wickets in 83 T20I matches with personal best of 5/18.
2. Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh)
Shakib Al Hasan is the only among the two bowlers who have 100+ wickets in T20 cricket.He is also among the top all-rounders. He is left arm orthodox spinner and left-handed batsman. He has personal best of 5/20 and 102 international wickets in 84 matches.
1. Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka)
No doubt that Sri Lankan fast bowler sensation Lasith Malinga tops this list as he was the best T20 bowler ever. With his unorthodox action and accurate Yorkers, he was a nightmare for batsmen. He was the first bowler to take 100+ wickets in T20 cricket his records speaks itself. With an unbelievable 107 international wickets in T20 in 84 matches with some of the best personal bowling figures of 5/6 he was a legend.