Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan equalled New Zealand pacer Tim Southee’s record for most wickets in T20Is by dismissing South Africa’s Rilee Rossouw during their ICC T20 World Cup 2022 encounter on Thursday. (More Cricket News)
Shakib reached the feat when he had Rossouw caught by Litton Das at Sydney Cricket Ground. It was Shakib’s 125th wicket in 106 matches since his debut against Zimbabwe at Khulna on November 28, 2006.
Tim Southee also claimed the same number of wickets in 101 matches since his debut against England at Auckland on February 5, 2008. Shakib Al Hasan, with 44 wickets in 33 matches, also holds the record of the highest number of wickets in T20 World Cups.
Most Wickets In T20 Internationals
Shakib Al Hasan (BAN)-106-104-385.3-2614-125-20.91-18.50-6 (5-20)
Tim Southee (NZ) 101-99-367-3010-125-24.08-17.61-2 (5-18)
Rashid Khan (AFG) 72-72-272.2-1694-119-14.23-13.73-6 (5-3)
Lasith Malinga (SL) 84-83-299.5-2225-107-20.79-16.81-3 (5-6)
Ish Sodhi (NZ) 82-80-285.5-2319-104-22.29-16.49-3 (4-28)