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Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 2009-2015 64 63 238.2 2 1516 85 4/19 17.83 6.36 16.8 4 0
Umar Gul (Pak) 2007-2015 58 58 194.3 2 1387 83 5/6 16.71 7.13 14.0 4 2
Shahid Afridi (Pak) 2006-2015 80 79 290.2 3 1907 82 4/11 23.25 6.56 21.2 3 0
SL Malinga (SL) 2006-2014 57 57 197.5 0 1435 68 5/31 21.10 7.25 17.4 0 1
BAW Mendis (SL) 2008-2014 39 39 147.3 5 952 66 6/8 14.42 6.45 13.4 3 2
SCJ Broad (Eng) 2006-2014 56 55 195.3 2 1491 65 4/24 22.93 7.62 18.0 1 0
DW Steyn (SA) 2007-2014 38 38 136.1 2 879 55 4/9 15.98 6.45 14.8 2 0
NL McCullum (NZ) 2007-2015 58 54 170.1 0 1167 52 4/16 22.44 6.85 19.6 2 0
GP Swann (Eng) 2008-2012 39 38 135.0 4 859 51 3/13 16.84 6.36 15.8 0 0
KMDN Kulasekara (SL) 2008-2014 41 41 143.1 5 1040 46 4/32 22.60 7.26 18.6 1 0
Mohammad Hafeez (Pak) 2006-2015 62 57 167.2 1 1120 46 4/10 24.34 6.69 21.8 1 0
TG Southee (NZ) 2008-2015 38 37 137.0 2 1182 46 5/18 25.69 8.62 17.8 0 1
Shakib Al Hasan (Ban) 2006-2015 38 38 140.1 1 910 45 4/21 20.22 6.49 18.6 2 0
M Morkel (SA) 2007-2014 38 38 134.4 3 985 45 4/17 21.88 7.31 17.9 2 0
Abdur Razzak (Ban) 2006-2014 34 33 121.4 4 838 44 4/16 19.04 6.88 16.5 1 0
DJG Sammy (WI) 2007-2015 58 53 139.4 0 994 43 5/26 23.11 7.11 19.4 1 1
KD Mills (NZ) 2005-2014 42 42 149.3 1 1228 43 3/26 28.55 8.21 20.8 0 0
SR Watson (Aus) 2006-2014 48 40 126.0 2 958 39 4/15 24.56 7.60 19.3 1 0
JW Dernbach (Eng) 2011-2014 34 33 117.0 1 1020 39 4/22 26.15 8.71 18.0 1 0
SP Narine (WI) 2012-2014 32 31 116.4 1 666 38 4/12 17.52 5.70 18.4 1 0
DL Vettori (NZ) 2007-2014 34 34 131.1 1 748 38 4/20 19.68 5.70 20.7 1 0
MG Johnson (Aus) 2007-2013 30 30 109.2 2 797 38 3/15 20.97 7.28 17.2 0 0
WD Parnell (SA) 2009-2015 35 34 110.5 3 891 38 4/13 23.44 8.03 17.5 1 0
MAA Jamil (Neth) 2012-2015 21 20 68.5 0 485 37 5/19 13.10 7.04 11.1 1 1
J Botha (SA) 2006-2012 40 39 129.0 1 823 37 3/16 22.24 6.37 20.9 0 0
GH Dockrell (Ire) 2010-2015 29 26 90.4 1 560 36 4/20 15.55 6.17 15.1 1 0
Sohail Tanvir (Pak) 2007-2015 43 43 147.3 2 1043 36 3/12 28.97 7.07 24.5 0 0
DJ Bravo (WI) 2006-2015 53 44 127.4 0 1077 36 4/38 29.91 8.43 21.2 1 0
AR Cusack (Ire) 2008-2015 33 29 88.0 2 633 32 4/11 19.78 7.19 16.5 3 0
DT Johnston (Ire) 2008-2013 30 28 99.0 5 636 32 4/22 19.87 6.42 18.5 1 0
S Badree (WI) 2012-2014 22 22 86.0 2 464 31 4/15 14.96 5.39 16.6 1 0
AD Mathews (SL) 2009-2014 54 44 123.3 4 830 31 3/16 26.77 6.72 23.9 0 0
Mudassar Bukhari (Neth) 2008-2015 30 28 95.3 2 635 30 4/33 21.16 6.64 19.1 1 0
DP Nannes (Aus/Neth) 2009-2010 17 16 61.0 2 459 28 4/18 16.39 7.52 13.0 1 0
RM Haq (Scot) 2007-2013 21 20 75.0 1 472 28 3/20 16.85 6.29 16.0 0 0
SW Tait (Aus) 2007-2011 19 19 71.4 2 498 28 3/13 17.78 6.94 15.3 0 0
IK Pathan (India) 2006-2012 24 23 77.0 1 618 28 3/16 22.07 8.02 16.5 0 0
B Lee (Aus) 2005-2012 25 25 90.5 0 714 28 3/23 25.50 7.86 19.4 0 0
HS Baidwan (Can) 2008-2013 17 17 53.5 1 411 27 4/19 15.22 7.63 11.9 1 0
ST Finn (Eng) 2011-2015 20 20 76.0 0 544 26 3/16 20.92 7.15 17.5 0 0
KJ O'Brien (Ire) 2008-2015 41 28 81.3 0 568 26 3/35 21.84 6.96 18.8 0 0
R Rampaul (WI) 2007-2014 22 22 78.5 1 685 26 3/16 26.34 8.68 18.1 0 0
Mashrafe Mortaza (Ban) 2006-2015 31 31 114.3 1 946 26 4/19 36.38 8.26 26.4 1 0
Imran Tahir (SA) 2013-2015 16 16 59.0 0 367 25 4/21 14.68 6.22 14.1 1 0
MA Starc (Aus) 2012-2014 19 19 71.3 1 476 25 3/11 19.04 6.65 17.1 0 0
SE Bond (NZ) 2005-2010 20 20 77.3 2 543 25 3/18 21.72 7.00 18.6 0 0
P Utseya (Zim) 2006-2015 30 30 109.5 2 728 25 3/25 29.12 6.62 26.3 0 0
R Ashwin (India) 2010-2014 26 26 100.0 1 732 25 4/11 29.28 7.32 24.0 1 0
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
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Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka, 2nd T20I, Jul 7, 2015 [T20I # 429 - Live]
    » Bangladesh 138 (19.2 ov, Arafat Sunny 5*, KJ Abbott 3/20) - Match over
Bangladesh v South Africa at Dhaka, 1st T20I, Jul 5, 2015 [T20I # 428]
Netherlands v Nepal at Rotterdam, 4th T20I, Jul 3, 2015 [T20I # 427]

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