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Leading Wicket Taker in T20 World Cup Since 2007

Leading Wicket Taker in T20 World Cup: Bowlers play an important role in obstructing the opponent’s team scores either by taking wickets or conceding fewer runs in their quota to maintain their economy Rate.

Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan leads the list of players with the Most Wickets in T20 World Cup history with 47 wickets under his belt. Shakib is the only active cricketer in the top 5 of the list. Despite having the highest wicket-taker as their core player, Bangladesh has never won the title so far.

Leading Wicket Taker in T20 World Cup

Leading wicket-taker in T20 World Cup: England and West Indies are the most successful teams of the tournament. Both teams have bagged the title a couple of times while India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Australia have won the trophy each once.

Player Mat Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5
Shakib Al Hasan (BAN) 38 47 4/9 19.4 6.84 17 3 0
Shahid Afridi (PAK) 34 39 4/11 23.25 6.71 20.76 2 0
SL Malinga (SL) 31 38 5/31 20.07 7.43 16.21 0 1
Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 23 36 4/19 16.86 6.79 14.88 3 0
PW Hasaranga (SL) 18 35 3/8 11.68 5.98 11.71 0 0
BAW Mendis (SL) 21 35 6/8 15.02 6.7 13.45 1 1
Umar Gul (PAK) 24 35 5/6 17.25 7.3 14.17 1 1
R Ashwin (IND) 24 32 4/11 17.25 6.49 15.93 1 0
A Zampa (AUS) 17 31 5/19 11.93 5.96 12 1 1
DW Steyn (SA) 23 30 4/17 19.3 6.96 16.63 1 0
SCJ Broad (ENG) 26 30 3/17 22.36 7.72 17.36 0 0
Rashid Khan (AFG) 17 29 4/9 13.82 6.04 13.72 2 0
TG Southee (NZ) 22 29 3/6 21 7.59 16.58 0 0
MA Starc (AUS) 22 29 3/20 24.72 8.43 17.58 0 0
A Nortje (SA) 13 28 4/7 8.6 4.93 10.46 3 0
TA Boult (NZ) 15 27 4/13 14.37 6.5 13.25 1 0
DJ Bravo (WI) 34 27 4/38 28.96 8.81 19.7 1 0
IS Sodhi (NZ) 17 25 3/18 17.76 7.04 15.12 0 0
S Badree (WI) 15 24 4/15 13.58 5.52 14.75 1 0
M Morkel (SA) 17 24 4/17 18.83 7.21 15.66 2 0
NL McCullum (NZ) 22 23 3/15 17.34 5.94 17.52 0 0
Mustafizur Rahman (BAN) 17 23 5/22 19.78 7.1 16.69 1 1
CJ Jordan (ENG) 20 23 4/28 23.13 8.02 17.3 1 0
GP Swann (ENG) 16 22 3/24 16.27 6.5 15 0 0
Taskin Ahmed (BAN) 18 22 4/25 18.27 6.5 16.86 1 0
Haris Rauf (PAK) 16 22 4/22 19.54 7.16 16.36 1 0
Mohammad Amir (PAK) 20 22 3/23 23 6.83 20.18 0 0
SR Watson (AUS) 24 22 3/26 27.63 8.07 20.54 0 0
AU Rashid (ENG) 24 22 4/2 27.95 7.29 23 1 0
MJ Santner (NZ) 18 21 4/11 19.8 6.48 18.33 1 0
AD Russell (WI) 24 21 2/10 22.8 8.47 16.14 0 0
Mohammad Nabi (AFG) 24 21 4/20 25.76 7.11 21.71 1 0
RA Jadeja (IND) 25 21 3/15 26 7.09 22 0 0
PA van Meekeren (NED) 14 20 4/11 13.9 5.91 14.1 1 0
Shadab Khan (PAK) 16 20 4/26 16.5 6.34 15.6 1 0
MG Johnson (AUS) 14 20 3/15 17.55 6.72 15.65 0 0
DL Vettori (NZ) 17 20 4/20 19.6 5.83 20.15 1 0
HH Pandya (IND) 19 20 3/27 19.7 8.2 14.4 0 0
Shaheen Shah Afridi (PAK) 16 20 4/22 20.35 6.65 18.35 1 0
JR Hazlewood (AUS) 16 20 4/39 21.5 7.28 17.7 1 0
AD Mathews (SL) 31 19 3/16 26.15 6.42 24.42 0 0
K Rabada (SA) 16 19 3/20 26.21 8.48 18.52 0 0
Imran Tahir (SA) 9 18 4/21 11.88 5.94 12 1 0
WD Parnell (SA) 14 18 4/13 17.16 6.74 15.27 1 0
Al-Amin Hossain (BAN) 14 18 3/21 19 7.86 14.5 0 0
Arshdeep Singh (IND) 9 17 4/9 13.58 7.21 11.29 1 0
M Theekshana (SL) 17 17 3/17 21.58 6.09 21.23 0 0
MRJ Watt (SCOT) 17 17 3/12 22.94 6.29 21.88 0 0
KMDN Kulasekara (SL) 18 17 4/32 25.29 7.3 20.76 1 0
R Rampaul (WI) 15 17 3/16 26.05 8.71 17.94 0 0
PJ Cummins (AUS) 19 17 2/16 32.05 7.67 25.05 0 0
BFW de Leede (NED) 13 16 3/19 15 7.78 11.56 0 0
JJ Bumrah (IND) 13 16 3/14 18.31 5.89 18.62 0 0
IK Pathan (IND) 15 16 3/16 20.06 7.46 16.12 0 0
JB Little (IRE) 12 16 4/23 20.43 6.95 17.62 1 0
RE van der Merwe (NED/SA) 21 16 2/3 22.81 7.01 19.5 0 0
Abdur Razzak (BAN) 15 16 2/16 22.87 6.81 20.12 0 0
BTJ Wheal (SCOT) 14 16 3/24 23.25 7.91 17.62 0 0
KD Mills (NZ) 15 16 3/33 26.62 8.06 19.81 0 0
Harbhajan Singh (IND) 19 16 4/12 29.25 6.78 25.87 1 0
SP Narine (WI) 12 15 3/9 15.4 5.17 17.86 0 0
DP Nannes (AUS/NED) 9 15 4/18 15.93 7.02 13.6 1 0
A Nehra (IND) 10 15 3/19 17.93 6.89 15.6 0 0
T van der Gugten (NED) 13 15 3/21 19.93 7.66 15.6 0 0
CBRLS Kumara (SL) 13 15 3/7 23.13 7.62 18.2 0 0
RP Singh (IND) 9 14 4/13 13.28 6.41 12.42 1 0
JH Davey (SCOT) 11 14 4/18 21.85 7.94 16.5 1 0
SM Sharif (SCOT) 13 14 2/25 26.14 8.28 18.92 0 0
Mohammed Shami (IND) 14 14 3/15 26.42 8.07 19.64 0 0
D Wiese (NAM/SA) 17 14 3/28 30 7.54 23.85 0 0
Mohammad Hafeez (PAK) 30 14 2/22 36.28 7.58 28.71 0 0
SM Curran (ENG) 6 13 5/10 11.38 6.52 10.46 0 1
HMRKB Herath (SL) 10 13 5/3 16.46 6.02 16.38 0 1
Sikandar Raza (ZIM) 14 13 3/19 16.53 6.51 15.23 0 0
RJ Sidebottom (ENG) 10 13 3/23 17.61 7.42 14.23 0 0
AJ Hosein (WI) 10 13 5/11 18.46 6.48 17.07 0 1
MM Ali (ENG) 24 13 2/15 22.38 7.46 18 0 0
LV van Beek (NED) 18 13 3/9 29 7.9 22 0 0
Mashrafe Mortaza (BAN) 23 13 2/28 46.23 7.94 34.92 0 0
Fazalhaq Farooqi (AFG) 5 12 5/9 8.41 5.36 9.41 1 1
SR Clark (AUS) 6 12 4/20 12 6 12 1 0
Mujeeb Ur Rahman (AFG) 7 12 5/20 14.08 6.25 13.5 0 1
Ahsan Malik (NED) 9 12 5/19 14.25 6.61 12.91 0 1
T Shamsi (SA) 7 12 3/17 14.75 6.55 13.5 0 0
B Muzarabani (ZIM) 8 12 3/23 16.58 7.65 13 0 0
GH Dockrell (IRE) 18 12 3/7 18.16 6.99 15.58 0 0
Yuvraj Singh (IND) 31 12 3/24 19.16 7.26 15.83 0 0
JN Frylinck (NAM) 13 12 3/21 20 7.16 16.75 0 0
JH Kallis (SA) 15 12 4/15 20.58 6.67 18.5 1 0
Z Khan (IND) 12 12 4/19 26.83 8.32 19.33 1 0
CR Woakes (ENG) 12 12 2/23 26.91 7.97 20.25 0 0
SE Bond (NZ) 11 12 2/12 27.08 7.55 21.5 0 0
CK Langeveldt (SA) 4 11 4/19 9.45 6.5 8.72 1 0
SPD Smith (AUS) 19 11 3/20 14.81 7.08 12.54 0 0
M Muralidaran (SL) 9 11 3/29 19 5.97 19.09 0 0
SC Williams (ZIM) 14 11 3/15 21.45 6.05 21.27 0 0
J Botha (SA) 14 11 3/16 24.09 6.51 22.18 0 0
KA Maharaj (SA) 12 11 3/27 26.27 6.72 23.45 0 0
AR Cusack (IRE) 12 11 4/18 26.72 9.18 17.45 1 0
TL Chatara (ZIM) 13 11 2/14 26.9 6.72 24 0 0

 

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Most Wicket-taker in T20 World Cup Year Wise

Wanindu Hasaranga’s 16 wickets in 2021 remains the most wickets by a player in a single ICC Men’s T20 World Cup edition.

Year Player Wickets  Team
2022 Wanindu Hasaranga 15 Sri Lanka
2021 Wanindu Hasaranga 16 Sri Lanka
2016 Mohammad Nabi 13 Afghanistan
2014 Imran Tahir 12 South Africa
2012 Ajantha Mendis 15 Sri Lanka
2010 Dirk Nannes 14 Australia
2009 Umar Gul 13 Pakistan
2007 Umar Gul 13 Pakistan
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