T20 World Cup is finally over and what a fantastic tournament we had. England lifted their second T20 world cup title defeating Pakistan in the finals. There were many memorable moments from this world cup. In this article, we will see the top 5 highest wicket-takers in T20 World Cup 2022.
#5 Anrich Nortje
South African fast bowler, Anrich Nortje is at No.5 with 11 wickets in only 5 super 12 matches of the tournament. Nortje’s best bowling came against Bangladesh where he took 4 wickets.
#4 Blessing Muzharbani
Zimbabwe’s right-arm fast bowler, Muzharbani was very impressive in this world cup. He played 8 matches including three of the qualifiers and five of the super 12 stages. Muzharbani took 12 wickets which makes him 4th highest wicket-taker.
#3 Bas De Leede
The Netherlands was very impressive in this T20 world cup, they defeated South Africa in the last group stage match and it was Bas De Leede who was their leading wicket-taker with 13 wickets in 8 matches of the tournament. He was hit by Haris Rauf’s bouncer but he played in the next match against South Africa and gave a match-winning performance.
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#2 Sam Curran
Sam Curran was ruled out from the 2021 T20 world cup but he made an amazing comeback in the 2022 world cup where he was awarded player of the tournament award for his 13 wickets in only 6 matches of the tournament. Sam Curran was the best bowler for England and in the finals, he took 3 wickets and gave only 12 runs which made him the player of the match.
#1 Wannindu Hasaranga
Nothing has changed for the Wannindu Hasaranga since last year’s world cup. He is living in the best form of his life. He was the leading wicket-taker in the 2021 T20 world cup, he was among the leading wicket-takers in the 2022 Asia Cup and in 2022 he is again sitting at the top of our list. In 8 matches of the tournament, he took 15 wickets.