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Five bowlers who took the most wickets in the history of T20 World Cup

By Akshay - May 24, 2024 03:25 PM

T20 World Cup 2024: Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh is on top in terms of taking most wickets in the history of T20 World Cup. Shakib has taken a total of 48 wickets in the tournament since 2007. Whereas Ravichandran Ashwin from India is at seventh place in this list with 32 wickets. Shahid Afridi is in second place with 39 wickets.

The ICC T20 World Cup 2024 is being organized on the soil of West Indies and America. A total of 20 teams will face each other to win the title of T20 World Cup. In this tournament, the batsmen are seen hitting a lot of fours and sixes, while the bowlers also entertain the spectators with their deadly bowling. In such a situation, let us tell you who are the five bowlers who have taken the most wickets so far in the history of T20 World Cup.

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Five bowlers who took the most wickets in the history of T20 World Cup

1. Shakib Al Hasan

Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh has taken the maximum of 47 wickets in 36 T20 World Cup matches so far. Shakib Al Hasan has been playing this tournament since the 2007 T20 World Cup. Shakib has been playing T20 World Cup since 2007. 4/9 is his best bowling performance in the tournament. He has also achieved the feat of taking 4 wickets thrice.

2. Shahid Afridi

Pakistan's Shahid Afridi has taken 39 wickets in 34 T20 World Cup matches.

3. Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga has taken 38 wickets in 31 T20 World Cup matches.

4. Saeed Ajmal

Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal has taken 36 wickets in 23 matches of the T20 World Cup.

5. Umar Gul

Pakistan's Umar Gul has taken 35 wickets in 24 matches played in the T20 World Cup.

Ravichandran Ashwin has played 24 matches for India so far in the T20 World Cup. During this period, he has taken 32 wickets in 24 innings at an average of 17.25 and economy of 6.49. Ashwin is the 7th bowler to take the most wickets in T20 World Cup history. 4/11 is his best performance in the tournament.

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