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The ICC T20 World Cup 2024 is set to begin on June 1 and will come to an end on June 30 in the USA and the West Indies. The inaugural clash will have the co-hosts USA locking horns with Canada. This will be the first time that a total of 20 teams will fight for the coveted title. With less than a week left for the tournament, the participating nations have started reaching the USA with their best T20 squad. 

During the month-long tournament, bowlers will be expected to deliver their best and pick as many wickets as they can. The pitches in America and the Caribbean have slow and low surfaces assisting spinners and pacers alike. Needless to say, the upcoming contest is going to be an even contest between the bat and the ball in the tournament. 

Top contenders to finish with most wickets at T20 World Cup 2024

In this article, we will look at five names from the bowling department who are expected to be the top contenders with the most wickets at the upcoming T20 World Cup 2024. 

Jasprit Bumrah

jasprit bumrah

Indian bowling wizard Jasprit Bumrah is one of the biggest assets in India’s current T20I squad traveling to the USA and the Caribbean. In his 61 T20I innings, Bumrah has picked 74 wickets with an average of 19.66 and a strike rate of 17.9. Known for his lethal yorkers, Bumrah has an economy of 7.1, which is the best among all pacers.  The Indian pacer has come off a great form in the IPL 2024, where he picked 20 wickets in 13 matches at an economy of 6.48. The 30-year-old will be expected to continue his momentum and pick one of the highest number of wickets.