Most Wickets in T20 World Cup

Some say, cricket is the game of batsman while some say cricket is the game boundaries and sixes. But in reality, cricket is a game that requires equal excellence in both batting and bowling department. A team failing to do so can’t win important tournament such as the World Cups. It is well known that a test match can’t be won without picking up twenty wickets. Similarly, in T20 matches, the 4-over spell of a bowler is extremely crucial. Such is the format that 1 or 2 good overs can eventually help you win the match. With T20 World Cup round the corner here are some special facts especially for you.

Most Wickets in T20 World Cup

Bowlers Country Matches Wickets Runs Given Best Bowling
Shahid Afridi Pakistan 34 39 907 4/11
Lasith Malinga Sri Lanka 31 38 763 5/31
Saeed Ajmal Pakistan 23 36 607 4/19
Ajanta Mendis Sri Lanka 21 35 526 6/8
Umar Gul Pakistan 24 35 604 5/6
Dale Steyn South Africa 23 30 579 4/17
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 24 30 586 4/15
Stuart Broad England 25 30 671 3/17

Most Wickets in T20 World Cup 2007

Bowlers Country Wickets  Matches
Umar Gul Pakistan 13 7
Stuart Clark Australia 12 6
Rudra Pratap Singh India 12 7
Shahid Afridi Pakistan 12 7
Daniel Vetorri New Zealand 11 6

Most Wickets in T20 World Cup 2009

Bowlers Country Wickets Matches
Umar Gul Pakistan 13 7
Ajantha Mendis Sri Lanka 12 7
Saeed Ajmal Pakistan 12 7
Lasith Malinga Sri Lanka 12 7
Shahid Afridi Pakistan 11 7

Most Wickets in T20 World Cup 2010

Bowlers Name Country Wickets Matches
Dirk Nannes Australia 14 7
Charl Langeveldt South Africa 11 4
Steve Smith Australia 11 7
Saeed Ajmal Pakistan 11 6
Graeme Swan England 10 7

Most Wickets in T20 World Cup 2012

Bowlers Name Country Wickets Matches
Ajantha Mendis Sri Lanka 15 6
Shane Watson Australia 11 6
Mitchell Starc Australia 10 6
L. Balaji India 9 4
Sunil Narine West Indies 9 7

Most Wickets in T20 World Cup 2014

Bowlers Name Country Wickets Matches
Imran Tahir South Africa 12 5
Ahsan Malik Netherland 12 7
Samuel Badree West Indies 11 5
R. Ashwin India 11 6
Amit Mishra India 10 6

Most Wickets in T20 World Cup 2016

Bowlers Name Country Wickets Matches
Mohammad Nabi Afghanistan 12 7
Rashid Khan Afghanistan 11 7
Ish Sodhi New Zealand 10 5
Mitchell Santner New Zealand 10 5
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh 10 6
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Last Updated on: 17/10/2021

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