Dwayne Bravo becomes the first bowler to take 300 wickets in T20s
Dwayne Bravo becomes the first bowler to take 300 wickets in T20s

After picking the wicket of David Miller for Gujarat Lions, Dwayne Bravo became the first bowler to take 300 wickets in T20’s across the country. Dwayne Bravo has represented for various franchises across the world. Dwayne Bravo has now 302 wickets from 292 matches at an impressive average of 24.92. Dwayne Bravo has played for 12 franchises. He has surpassed Lasith Malinga.

In the second place, Sri Lankan spearhead Lasith Malinga has 299 wickets from 221 matches at an average of 18.03. He has played for 11 franchises across the world in the past 12 years. The third place goes to Yasir Arafat who has played for 16 franchises all over the world.

The fourth place is occupied by AC Thomas who has played 9 franchises. The other five players who are included in that list are Dark Nannes, Azhar Mahmood, Saeed Ajmal, Shahid Afridi, Albie Morkel and Shakib Al Hasan who have experience of playing T20 cricket all over the world. They have the experience of playing T20 cricket for over 11 to 12 years. They have an art of taking wickets in the shortest format of the game. Here we look at the leading wicket takers in T20’s

Top 10 players with highest wicket takers in T20’s

S NO Name Span Matches Wickets BBI Eco 4’s 5’s Average Franchises
1 Dwayne Bravo 2004-2016 291 302 5/23 8.01 6 1 24.92 12
2. Laisth Malinga 2006-2016 221 299 6/7 6.69 8 4 18.03 11
3. Yasir Arafat 2006-2015 217 277 4/5 7.98 10 0 21.60 16
4. AC Thomas 2004-2015 225 263 5/24 7.55 4 1 21.81 9
5. Dark Nannes 2007-2015 215 257 5/31 7.42 7 2 22.25 18
6. Azhar Mahmood 2003-2016 225 251 5/24 7.61 2 1 23.92 14
7. Saeed Ajmal 2005-2016 174 240 4/14 6.45 7 0 17.49 10

 

8 Shahid Afridi 2004-2016 211 230 5/7 6.66 4 2 21.98 14

 

9. JA Morkel 2004-2015 285 228 4/25 7.62 3 0 26.02 9

 

10 Shakib Al Hasan 2006-2016 186 225 6/6 6.69 6 2 19.97 12

 

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