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The T20 format was initially considered as the batsman’s game while bowlers had to be at the receiving end. However, gradually, the bowlers have evolved their tactics and have adapted the game very well.
In this article, we have mentioned the top five bowlers who dominated in the ICC T20 World Cup 2010, the third edition of the tournament. West Indies hosted the mega event and 12 teams participated in the tournament. At last, England lifted the trophy after defeating Australia in the finals.
Top Five Highest Wicket Takers In ICC T20 World Cup 2010
5. Graeme Swann:
England’s former cricketer Graeme Swann was considered as the Test specialist bowler until he showcased his masterpiece in the ICC T20 World Cup 2010. He was applauded for adapting the 20-over format flawlessly. He was also named the ECB cricketer of the year for his contribution in helping England lifting their first-ever ICC title.
He was the fifth-highest wicket-taker of the tournament, picking 10 wickets in seven matches at the economy rate of 6.54 with an average of 14.40. In the grand-finale against Australia, he picked the crucial wicket of Australian skipper Michael Clarke to halt them to chase the target.