T20 Cricket is the fastest growing format in the world. This format provides the teams a benefit called powerplay which is used mostly by the batsmen as only 2 fielders are put outside of the circle, while the other eight are entitled to stay in the 30 yards circle. So in these circumstances, a bowler only has skills to showcase along with the new ball to the batsmen, which makes it the toughest job to take wickets in the powerplay in the T20 international. In this article, we will have a look at the champions with the most wickets in powerplay in T20I.
One of the best new ball bowlers of all time, Bhuvneshwar Kumar tops the list of the most wickets in the powerplay in T20I. Having bowled in 74 innings in the powerplay, Kumar has scalped 43 T20I wickets.
Kiwi pacer, Tim Southee cements the 2nd spot on the tally with 34 wickets in 71 innings. Southee swings the ball both ways to get under the skin of the batsmen and eventually get them out.
The 3rd place features Caribbean leggie, Samuel Badree, who has bagged the most wickets in terms of powerplay in T20 international. Badree delivered with a good pace along with sharp movements in the powerplay which got him success in the powerplay in T20 Internationals, claiming 33 wickets in 50 innings.
Who has taken the most wickets in powerplay in T20 international?
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has taken the most wickets in powerplay in T20 international (43 wickets).
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