Tim Southee leaves Shakib Al Hasan behind with special spell against Sri Lanka

October 30, 2022

By Sports Tak Web

Tim Southee has achieved a major feat in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2022.

Southee conceded just 12 runs against Sri Lanka and took the wicket of Sri Lankan opener Pathum Nissanka to get to the top.

Southee is now on top of the list of leading wicket-takers in T20Is. Here is the list. 

Southee is on top with 126 wickets from 102 games at an average of 23.98 including a fifer.

He is followed by Shakib Al Hasan who has 125 wickets from 107 T20Is. Shakib remained wicketless against Zimbabwe.

The third spot is occupied by Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan who has 119 wickets from just 72 T20Is.

Former Sri Lankan pacer lasith Malinga is on the fourth spot with 107 wickets from 84 T20Is at an average of 20.79 including two fifers.

Another New Zealand bowler on the list is Ish Sodhi who has 106 wickets from 83 T20Is at an average of 22.07. Sodhi took 2 wickets against Sri Lanka to narrow the gap.

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