Top 5 Indian pacers with the highest number of wickets in T20Is

Top 5 Indian pacers with the highest number of wickets in T20Is
Top 5 Indian pacers with the highest number of wickets in T20Is

Indian cricket is not known for its pacers they are more inclined to batters but that does not mean that India has not produced quality pacers. With the evolution of cricket in India, fast bowlers of all formats are coming for them. So, in this article to give Indian fast bowlers equal respect we will see the top 5 Indian pacers with the highest number of wickets in T20Is.

#5 Irfan Pathan

Former Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan is at No.5 on our list and he has amazing records in T20Is. Irfan Pathan was left arm and his strength was swing. Pathan has 173 wickets in T20Is. Irfan Pathan is now retired but he still plays in some leagues around the world.

#4 Vinay Kumar

Vinay Kumar was once India’s No.1 choice in T20Is but he is at No.4 on our list. Kumar played for India and his most successful run in IPL was with Royal Challengers Bangalore where he was there the main bowler. Vinay Kumar has 194 wickets in T20Is.

#3 Jaydev Unadkat

It is surprising to see Jaydev Unadkat’s name on this list as he has not played much international cricket for India but his records are amazing in domestic and first-class cricket. Jaydev also plays in IPL where he was with Rajasthan Royals and now with Mumbai Indians. Unadkat has 201 wickets in T20Is. You will see an increment in these numbers as he is still playing.

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#2 Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Bhuvneshwar Kumar was once India’s most trustable and reliable bowler in limited-overs but he has lost his charm in T20Is he has changed his game now and from a wicket-taking bowler, he has changed his bowling to an economical one. Kumar’s strength is his swing bowling and with the new ball, he is very dangerous. He has also developed slow cutters which help him bowling in death overs also. Bhuvneshwar Kumar has 223 wickets in T20Is so far. He is also two times purple cap winner in IPL.

#1 Jasprit Bumrah

There is no doubt that Jasprit Bumrah is currently India’s No.1 bowler in all formats and he is also at the No.1 position on our list. Bumrah is a wicket-taking bowler and you can expect wickets from him in any aspect of the game. Most of his wickets in T20Is came for his IPL franchise Mumbai Indians. He is also India’s leading wicket-taker in T20Is.

Bumrah can bowl in the powerplay, in middle overs, and in death overs, he is very dangerous. Bumrah has incredible 250 wickets in T20Is and there will be an increment in these numbers as he is still playing and there are many years left in his career.