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Top 5 highest wicket-takers in T20I history

Taking wickets in any format of cricket is crucial since they reduce the number of batters to come on the pitch and run. Scalping wickets at the right time can change the entire destiny of the game. In this article, we’ll go through the highest wicket-takers in the history of T20Is.

Top 5 highest wicket-takers in T20I history

1. Tim Southee- 126

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The bowler from New Zealand has played 102 matches and had 100 innings from 2008-2022. He got a total of 3g71 overs where he took 126 wickets giving 3022
runs. His average is 23.98 and an economy rate of 8.14.

2. Shakib Al Hasan- 125

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The Bangladeshi all-rounder’s T20I career spanned from 2006-2022. He has been a part of 107 matches and g0t 105 innings. He got a total of 389.3 overs to show his ability. He picked one wicket less than Tom Southee, 125 at an average of 21.18 and an economy rate of 6.79.

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3. Rashid Khan-119

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Rashid Khan from Afghanistan is considered to be one of the best bowlers currently. He started playing T20Is in 2015 and since then he has made a mark in the world of cricket with his performance. He played 72 innings where he got 272.2 overs. He picked 119 wickets at an average of 14.23 and an economy rate of
6.22

4. SL Malinga- 107

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Lasith Malinga is known to be one of the greatest bowlers of T20Is. He started playing in 2014 and played only 81 innings. He had been given 289.1 overs. He scalped 106 wickets giving 2225 runs. His average is 20.79. He scalped 106 wickets giving 2225 runs. His average is 20.79 and his economy rate 7.42. Under his captaincy. Sri Lanka won the 2014 T20 World Cup.

5. Ish Sodhi- 106

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New Zealand’s Ish Sodhi is fifth on the list, picking 106 wickets in 81 innings. He started playing in 2014 and got 81 innings to showcase his talent. He took 106 wickets in 289.1 overs at an average of 22.07 and an economy rate
of 8.09.

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Read more: T20 World Cup 2022: India got beaten by South Africa by 5 wickets

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