List Of Leading Wicket-Takers In T20 World Cup History(2007-2022)

CrPati News brings you the updated list of the bowlers who are leading the charts of wickets takers in T20 World Cup since 2007.

T20 cricket is not just about batters who score runs; it is about defending runs or restricting opponents. Batters have played a vital role in their teams’ victories in the T20 World Cup. Here are the names of those players who are among the leading wicket-takers in the T20 World Cup.

Player Name CountryMatchesWktsBest FiguresEcon45
Shakib Al HasanBangladesh36474/96.7830
Shahid AfridiPakistan34394/116.7120
Lasith MalingaSri Lanka31385/317.4301
Saeed AjmalPakistan23364/196.7930
Ajantha MendisSri Lanka21356/86.7011
Umar GulPakistan24355/67.3011
Ravichandran AshwinIndia24324/116.4910
Wanindu HasarangaSri Lanka16313/85.8100
Dale SteynSouth Africa23304/176.9610
Stuart BroadEngland26303/177.7200


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The Bangladeshi all-rounder is at the number one spot on the list of the leading wicket-takers. He was one of the most vital pillars of the Bangladeshi line-up, leading the chart of the leading wicket-takers with 47 wickets. 

Shahid Afridi

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Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi is in second place on this list, with 39 wickets. He was known for his fearless approach while batting and was extremely good with the ball, especially in the middle overs of the game. 

Lasith Malinga

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Sri Lankan bowling masterclass and one of the most talented bowlers in cricket, Lasith Malinga, is number three in the list of leading wicket-takers in the T20 World Cup. His bowling in death overs was difficult for the batters, and in the T20 World Cup, he picked up 38 wickets. 

Saeed Ajmal

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Another Pakistani player on this list is Saeed Ajmal, who, in his cricket career, showed the magic of his spin bowling and dismissed world-class batters. Saeed Ajmal picked 36 wickets playing in the T20 World Cup to be at number four in this list. 

Ajantha Mendis

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Sri Lanka’s mystery spinner, who rocked the world of cricket with his amazing variations and skillful spin bowling, is on the list of leading wicket-takers. The spinner took 35 wickets to stand at number five on this list. 

Umar Gul

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Pakistan’s fast bowler Umar Gul is on this list with 35 wickets in 24 matches he played in the T20 World Cup. Umar Gul has registered a fifer in the T20 World Cup with an economy of 7.30.

Ravichandran Ashwin

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The only Indian on the list of leading wicket-takers is the skillful off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who scalped 32 wickets as a spinner in the Indian team in the T20 World Cup. His best figure in the tournament is 4/11. 

Wanindu Hasaranga

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Another Sri Lankan spinner on the list of leading wicket-takers is Wanindu Hasaranga, who picked up 31 wickets in 16 matches he played in the T20 World Cup to be number eight on this list. He is most likely to increase his lead in the list further as he will be part of Sri Lanka’s team in the upcoming World Cup.

Dale Steyn

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The only South African on the list of the leading wicket-takers is the right-arm speedster Dale Steyn, who scalped 30 wickets in the 23 matches he played in the T20 World Cup. 

Stuart Broad

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The former England’s right-arm bowler has achieved several milestones in his cricket life and before declaring his retirement from the International cricket the bowler had 30 wickets to his name in 26 matches.


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