5 Best Wicket Takers Bowlers in T20 cricket

5 best Wicket Takers bowlers in T20 cricket

5 Best Wicket Takers bowlers in T20 cricket

The bowlers played a big role in stopping the runs as well as taking wickets. Competition in this format has multiplied since the advent of the T20 leagues. Good quality cricketers play in leagues around the world. Here below we have enlisted the top 5 best wicket-takers bowlers in the history of T20 cricket.


Most Wickets in T20 Cricket


Player Matches Wickets Best Figures Average Economy
Dwayne Bravo 531 587 5/23 23.99 8.21
Imran Tahir 356 451 5/23 19.55 6.91
Rashid Khan 323 450 6/17 17.54 6.36
Sunil Narine 403 437 5/19 21.14 6.01
Shakib Al Hasan 364 416 6/6 20.96 6.77


Caribbean all-rounder Dwayne Bravo tops the list of wicket-takers. He has taken 587 wickets in 531 matches. In other words, if he gets just one more wicket, he is the first bowler to touch the milestone of taking 500 wickets in T20.

All-rounder Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh just surpassed Lasith Malinga of Sri Lanka as the top wicket-taker in Twenty20 Internationals, while Imran Tahir of South Africa, Rashid Khan of Afghanistan, and Sunil Narine of the West Indies follow closely behind.

Only Bravo, Tahir, Rashid, Narine, and Shakib have taken more than 400 wickets in T20 cricket. When the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) first introduced T20 cricket in 2003, it was widely anticipated that spinners would be trampled on every square inch of the field.

Since the introduction of Twenty20, spinners have played a significant part in the majority of matches, There are now five spinners in the top ten for wickets in Twenty20 cricket.



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