Pakistan is also one of the most successful teams in the history of T20 world cups. They were runners-up in 2007 and winners in 2009 in England. This time they are in group 2 with India, South Africa, and Bangladesh so far. So, in this article, we will see the top 5 highest wicket-takers for Pakistan in T20 World Cups.
#5 Mohammad Hafeez
Pakistani all-rounder, Mohammad Hafeez is at No.5 on our list. Hafeez has 14 wickets in the T20 world Cup. As mentioned earlier Hafeez was one of the finest T20I batsmen Pakistan has ever produced.
#4 Mohammad Amir
Former Pakistani left-arm fast bowler, Mohammad Amir is fourth highest wicket-taker for Pakistan in the T20 world cups. Amir has 17 wickets with an economy and average of 7.17 and 26.17 respectively. Amir was a class bowler and it was a shock when he took retirement at a very young age.
#3 Umar Gul
former Pakistani right-arm fast bowler and current coach of the Afghanistan team, Umar Gul is at No.3 on our list. Gul has 35 wickets with an average and economy of 17.25 and 7.30 respectively in the T20 world cups.
#2 Saeed Ajmal
Saeed Ajmal with 36 wickets is standing at No.2 on our list. He is also fourth highest wicket-taker in the T20 world cup’s history. Ajmal was a fine spinner. He was a pure wicket-taker. His economy and average were 6.79 and 16.86 respectively.
#1 Shahid Afridi
Pakistan was always blessed with spin all-rounders. Earlier it was Mohammad Hafeez who was featured in both batting and bowling stat and now it is none other than former Pakistani world cup winning captain Shahid Afridi who is the highest wicket-taker for Pakistan in T20 world cups with 39 wickets with only 2 wickets behind the Shakib al Hasan who is all-time highest wicket-taker in T20 world cups.