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Most T20I Wickets for Pakistan

Most T20I Wickets for Pakistan
Shadab Khan

Over the years, Pakistan has produced exceptional bowlers who not only enthralled the Cricketing World with their sheer pace and swing but also showcased their talent in the art of spin bowling.

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After the T20 Cricket gain the prominence worldwide and the first T20 International took place between Australia and New Zealand at Auckland on February 17, 2005, it expeditiously surpassed other formats of the game in terms of popularity.

Since 2007 till now, eight ICC T20 World Cups have been held, reflecting how much popular and audience-driver, the format is.

Pakistan played their first T20I against England at Bristol on August 28, 2006 and won that match by 5 wickets.

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So far, Pakistan has played 213 T20 Internationals. For Pakistan, Babar Azam has scored the highest number of runs (3,270) in his 92 T20I innings with an average of 41.39.

The 24-year-old leg-spinner Shadab Khan has taken the most number of wickets for Pakistan along with Shahid Afridi. They have bagged 97 T20I wickets each with averages of 21.15 and 24.35 respectively.

Most T20I Wickets for Pakistan

Player
Matches
Wickets
Average
Best Bowling Figures
Shadab Khan
82
97
21.154/8
Shahid Afridi
98
97
24.354/11
Umar Gul
60
85
16.975/6
Saeed Ajmal
64
85
17.834/19
Haris Rauf
55
70
22.814/22
Mohammad Hafeez
119
61
22.754/10
Hasan Ali
50
60
23.564/18
Mohammad Amir
50
59
21.404/13
Shaheen Shah Afridi
45
55
22.924/22
Imad Wasim
58
55
23.495/14

Shahab Khan also remains to be one of the most successful bowlers as of now in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.

With an average of 11.20, he has taken 10 wickets in 5 matches.

The bowling all-rounder has also scored 456 runs in 37 T20I innings for Pakistan with 19.00 average and 143.84 strike rate.

Also Read: ICC T20I Batsmen Rankings
Also Read: Most Wickets in T20 World Cup 2022
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