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Top Wicket Takers in T20I Cricket

Twenty20 International (T20I) is the fastest form of cricket and often regarded as the batsmen’s game. But some bowlers have been able to weave their magic in shortest format and shown that even bowlers can win their team a match on any given day. While premier spinners like Shakib Al Hasan and Rashid Khan has excelled in the format; an Indian bowler is still to break into the top 5 leading wicket takers list in the shortest format of the game.

Data Last Updated: July 18, 2022
PlayerCountryActive YearsMatInnsOversMdnsRunsWktsBBIAveEconSR45
Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh2006-20229695354.3323661195/2019.886.6717.851
TG Southee New Zealand2008-20219290332.5227291115/1824.588.1917.911
Rashid Khan Afghanistan2015-20226161231.2114181095/3136.1212.742
SL Malinga Sri Lanka2006-20208483299.5122251075/620.797.4216.812
Shahid Afridi Pakistan2006-20189997361.242396984/1124.446.6322.130
Mustafizur Rahman Bangladesh2015-20226363225.461710875/2219.657.5715.531
Umar Gul Pakistan2007-20166060200.321443855/616.977.1914.142
Saeed AjmalPakistan2009-20156463238.221516854/1917.836.3616.840
IS Sodhi New Zealand2014-20216664226.301824834/2821.978.0516.320
AU RashidEngland2009-20227370253.231840814/222.717.2618.720
CJ Jordan England2014-20227574259.522250804/628.128.6519.420
DJ BravoWest Indies2006-20219177250.502036784/1926.18.1119.230
GH Dockrell Ireland 2010-20229573230.211642764/2021.67.1218.110
Mohammad Nabi Afghanistan2010-20229189292.452122764/1027.927.2523.130
YS Chahal India2016-20226059227.411850756/2524.668.1218.221
S Lamichhane Nepal2018-20223939146.53932734/2012.766.341220
Shadab Khan Pakistan2017-20216460223.331591734/1421.797.1118.320
A Zampa Australia2016-20226261221.511507715/1921.226.7918.701
JJ BumrahIndia2016-20225756204.581333673/1119.896.518.300
BAW Mendis Sri Lanka2008-20143939147.35952666/814.426.4513.432