Sri Lanka won the Asia Cup 2022. They lost the only first match of the tournament and after that, they won 5 to win the cup. In Asia Cup 2022 we saw many spectacular bowling performances from bowlers and in this article, we will see the top 5 highest wicket-takers in Asia Cup 2022.
#5 Haris Rauf
Pakistan’s speedster, Haris Rauf is at No.5 on our list. He was the most successful Pakistani fast bowler in the tournament. Rauf took 8 wickets in 6 matches with the best bowling figure of 3/29. Rauf had a bowling average of 19.12 and an economy of 7.65 in this tournament.
#4 Shadab Khan
Pakistan’s vice-captain and a decent all-rounder, Shadab Khan are at No.4 on our list. Shadab took 8 wickets in 5 matches with an economy and average of 6.05 and 14.12 respectively. Shadab’s best bowling figure in the tournament was 4/8.
#3 Mohammad Nawaz
Mohammad Nawaz and Shadab Khan both have played exceptionally well for Pakistan in this cup. Nawaz was the biggest positive for Pakistan in this tournament. He took 8 wickets in 6 matches with an economy and average of 5.89 and 13.75 respectively. Nawaz also contributed with the bat, his innings against India in the super 4 matches were a game changer for Pakistan.
#2 Wannindu Hasaranga
Sri Lankan spin all-rounder Wannindu Hasaranga was a X factor for Sri Lanka in this cup. He is the most valuable player in Sri Lanka and he proved it. Hasaranga took 9 wickets in 6 matches with an economy and average of 7.39 and 18.88 respectively. Hasaranga delivered the best spell of the tournament in the finals where he took 3 wickets and gave only 21 runs. He also played a crucial knock in the finals and helped Sri Lanka to lift the 6th Asia Cup title.
#1 Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Indian right-arm swing bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar is the highest wicket-taker in Asia Cup 2022. Although people are not happy with his death bowling in both the matches where India lost but overall, he was excellent in the whole tournament. Kumar took 4 wickets in the first match against Pakistan and took 5 wicket hauls in the last match against Afghanistan. Bhuvneshwar Kumar took 11 wickets in only 5 matches with an economy and average of 6.05 and 10.45. his best bowling figure was 5/4 against Afghanistan in a super 4 match.