T20 WORLD CUP 2022, Australia
Take a look at the top five wicket-takers with the most wickets in the T20 WC in Australia
After defeating Pakistan by five wickets in the championship match on Sunday, November 13, at the storied Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), England has won the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. There were some sensational performances by certain players who have etched their names in history during the 45 matches played throughout the main event.
In this, we have considered only bowlers who played Super12 and knockout games, qualifiers results are excluded from the list as it is unfair to compare them with a player who played qualified and players who did not play, that’s why we are considering only Super 12 and knockout stage results.
Let’s dive into the list of Top Wicket Takers in this edition of the T20 World Cup 2022, Australia;
5. Arshdeep Singh (India)
Arshdeep Singh, the top pacer for Punjab Kings, attracted attention with his outstanding performances during India’s path to the semifinals of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia in 2022. The 23-year-old left-arm fast bowler finished with 10 wickets in six matches at an economy rate of 7.80 and an average of 15.60, making him India’s top wicket-taker in the illustrious event.
Earlier, Arshdeep made a strong start to his T20 World Cup campaign by taking three wickets for only 32 runs in his allotted four overs against Pakistan in their first Super 12 round match.
4. Shaheen Shah Afridi (Pakistan)
Shaheen Afridi’s potential is truly limitless, that much is undeniable. Afridi, like his famous namesake, is gifted with a tall, gangly physique and the capacity to bowl extremely quickly. He can also hit the ball quite hard with the bat in his hand. Afridi had taken 11 wickets but was unable to assist Pakistan in the final overs due to an injury he sustained while taking a catch. As a result, Pakistan lost the game.
3. Shadab Khan (Pakistan)
Shadab uses his intelligence and cunning to deceive the batsmen in the air and bowls with a more loopy trajectory than the current limited-overs spinner. In order to force the batsman to adjust his eye line. He effectively utilizes the crease by bowling from near the stumps as well as from a broader angle. For Pakistan to win the tournament, his performance was crucial. He is third on the list with 11 wickets taken.
2. Anrich Nortje (South Africa)
Anrich Nortje of South Africa was amazing with the ball. He bowled extremely hard and contributed greatly to the Proteas’ success in the matches they won during the tournament. He made full use of the fast Australian tracks, which he thoroughly enjoyed bowling on.
1. Sam Curran (England)
Sam Curran of England took First place after taking up to 13 wickets overall. Including in the final match against Pakistan. In his very debut game against Afghanistan, the left-arm bowler enjoyed a wicket and only allowed ten runs to be scored in his 3.4 overs.
In the championship game, Curran once again saved the day by taking three wickets.