Bhuvneshwar on cusp of busting world record in T20Is

16 November, 2022

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India's star pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar is on cusp of breaking a world record in T20Is ahead of the three-match T20I series against New Zealand.

Bhuvneshwar is eyeing to clinch the record of taking most wickets in T20Is in a calendar year. Let's know how far he is and who all are in the pursuit of achieving this coveted feat.

Pakistan's Haris Rauf has taken 31 wickets in 23 matches so far in the year 2022. His economy is 7.54 and strike rate is 16.4.

Australian star pacer Andrew Tye snared 31 wickets in 19 matches at an economy of 8.56 and a strike rate of 13.2 in 2018.

Dinesh Nakrani of Uganda took 35 wickets in 22 matches in the year 2021. His economy was 5.05 and strike rate was 12.6.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has picked 36 wickets in 30 matches in 2022. His economy is 7 and strike rate is 16.1.

Josh Little of Ireland is at the forefront. In 2022, he took 39 wickets in 26 matches. His economy is 7.58 and strike rate is 14.9.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has fared tremendously in the opening overs for India in T20Is in 2022. In the T20 World Cup, he took 4 wickets in 6 matches.

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