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The ninth edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup kicked off in its full glory on June 1 with the co-hosts USA engaging in an exciting clash against Canada. All the matches in the tournament have kept fans on their toes with their thrilling execution and fast-paced action. While the shortest format is known for its batting-friendly format, bowlers have time and again decided the outcome of the match, turning around several exciting fixtures at the last moment. The biggest example is India’s victory in the inaugural season of the tournament.

5 highest wicket-takers in T20 World Cup

Bowlers not only keep the game going but also add thrill and excitement to a rather boring and batting-dominated game. In this article, we will have a look at the top five wicket-takers in the history of the T20 tournament. 

Shakib-Al-Hasan( Bangladesh)- 47 wickets

shakib al hasan bangladesh 47 wickets

Bangladesh’s all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan leads the T20 World Cup wicket-takers charts with the most number of wickets in the tournament. Hasan has recorded 47 wickets in 36 T20 World Cup games he has played. Hasan’s ability to control the run rate and come up with key wickets in the the time of need have helped the side win several games and be a match-winner for his team.