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Highest / Leading Wicket Taker in T20 World Cup Matches

Here we come with a new topic in which we will discuss about the highest leading wicket taker in T20 world cup matches. Only four season of this tournament has been played and the fifth edition started from 21 March 2014. It is rumored that twenty twenty cricket format is game of batsman where bowlers faces problems more that batsman. This time we have selected top bowlers who are best in this fast format of cricket. Although batting is the main point of consideration of this game, but the bowlers are also as important as batsman. So have a look in list of Highest wicket taker in T20 world cup Matches.

Twenty20 World Cup Leading Wicket Taker

Highest wicket taker in 20 20 world cup

Player Name





Lasith Malinga Sri Lanka 33 25 0
Saeed Ajmal Pakistan 32 19 1
Ajantha Mendis Sri Lanka 31 18 3
Shahid Afridi Pakistan 31 26 1
Umar Gul Pakistan 29 20 1
Stuart Broad England 26 21 2
DT Johnson Ireland 23 20 3
Morne Morkel South Africa 22 15 0
GP Swann England 22 15 2
PM Seelar Netherlands 21 14 2
M Johnson Australia 20 14 0
DL Vettori New Zealand 20 17 0
AR Cusak Ireland 20 18 1
Dale Steyn South Africa 20 16 1
RM Haq Scotland 18 11 0
BH Dockrell Ireland 17 13 1
NL McCullum New Zealand 16 14 0
Harbhajan Singh India 16 18 4
HS Baidwan Canada 16 10 1

This is the list of highest leading wicket taker in T20 world cup from all four season. In the list the leading wicket taker is Srilankan Fast bowler who is known for his yorkers in the death over & conceding less runs.

For Sri Lanka, he is the called as match winner player who can perform in every situation. Malinga took 33 wickets after playing 25 matches in this competition. At the second spot the world class spinner from Pakistan i.e Saeed Ajmal is there in this list with 32 wickets in 19 matches.

There is one name in the list of Indian Player i.e Harbhajan Singh who recorded 16 wickets in 18 matches and Harbhajan have a record of throwing four over maiden in such a difficult form of Game. The list will be changed after the T20 world cup, so stay tuned with us.

Updated: March 21, 2014 — 5:07 pm

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