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The T20 World Cup 2024 has kicked off with some incredible matches. Be it with the bat or the ball, several players have showcased their class and won games for their sides. Among these brilliant performance, Afghanistan pacer Fazalhaq Farooqi probably was the best as delivered one of the best bowling efforts in tournament history as dismantled Uganda and bundle them out for 58.

Farooqi picked up five wickets while giving away nine runs while bowling 18 dot ball to help Afghanistan register a massive 125-run victory at Providence. Let us look at where does  Fazalhaq Farooqi's performance rank in T20 World Cup history.

5 Best bowling figures in men's T20 World Cup history

Sam Curran

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England's allrounder Sam Curran registered figures of 5-10 against Afghanistan in Perth during the T20 World Cup 2022. After electing to bowl first, Ben Stokes and Mark Wood picked up the first two wickets before Sam Curran took over. The Surrey superstar opened his account by dismissing Ibrahim Zadran and then scalped four wickets to complete in quick succession. In his 3.4 overs, Curran delivered 16 dot balls and conceded just one boundary while giving away 10 runs.