T20 cricket which is the abbreviation of Twenty20 cricket was introduced in England in 2003. This game involves around two teams who bat for 20 overs. There are many records that have been set in various different areas of cricket since the inception of T20 cricket. Following is the list of the highest wicket takers in t20 cricket which depicts the prominent names of cricketers with high records as wicket keepers.
7. Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka)
On 7th number is Malinga from Sri Lanka who is a fast bowler. His unique sling action that has gotten him the name, Slinga Malinga is known as the reason behind his success as a bowler.He is also famous for his unique hair style.
6. Ajantha Mendis (Sri Lanka)
Mendis plays for Sri Lankan team and is on the 6th number with his 40 wickets in t20 matches on the list of highest wicket takers of t20 championships. He is a slow-medium bowler with a variety of bowling techniques that have enabled him to achieve this rank.
5. Stuart Broad (England)
Stuart also plays for England and is one of the best right arm seam bowlers which have ranked him fifth on the highest wicket keepers of t20. He also has a record of 41 wickets on t20 matches.
4. GP Swann (England)
Swann is an English cricketer who plays right arm off spin and also is a good right handed batsmen. He ranks fourth in our with his 41 wickets.
3. Umar Gul (Pakistan)
Umar Gul is yet another Pakistani fast medium bowler who gained his popularity after playing in the t20 matches where he got the chance to exhibit his spectacular bowling abilities. He was the leading wicket taker and the best bowler in both T20 championship tournaments of the year 2007 and 2009. He is on the third number of the highest wicket takers in t20 with his 57 wickets.
2. Shahid Khan Afridi (Pakistan)
Shahid Afridi who is known as Boom Boom Afridi is also another Pakistani cricketer who made his t20 debut in 2006. He is among the top wicket takers in the t20 cricket with a record of 58 wickets and soon will replace Ajmal because Saeed Ajmal got banned from the International cricket.
1. Saeed Ajmal (Pakistan)
Ajmal is a Pakistani right arm off spin bowler who bats with the right hand. His popular doosra and various other varieties, he is rightly claimed to be among the best spinners today. He is the highest wicket keeper in the t20 matches with not a single bowler beating him at this record of 60 wickets as yet.