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Top 5 All-Time Best Bowling Figures in T20 International Cricket
Cricket fans are already excited about the T20 World Cup 2021 Live Streaming. The T20 World War is starting just two days after the end of the IPL. Each team has started preparing vigorously to compete with each other. Today’s report, however, discusses the top five bowling figures in the history of T20 cricket. An Indian fast bowler is in the first place with a great bowling figure.
5) Rashid Khan: 5 wickets for 3 runs:
In 2016, Afghan leg-spinner Rashid Khan took 5 wickets for 3 runs in just 2 overs against Ireland. Afghanistan batted first and scored 164 runs. Ireland then lost 9 wickets in 11 overs and scored 93 runs due to rain. Rashid Khan wins the man of the match award by giving a great performance in the match.
4) Rangana Herath: 5 wickets for 3 runs:
On March 31, 2014, New Zealand played Sri Lanka in a group match at the ICC World T20 event at Chattogram. Sri Lanka was knocked out for 199 in 19.2 overs while batting first. New Zealand was bowled out for 60 in 15.3 overs in response. Rangana Herath, Sri Lanka’s slow left-arm orthodox spinner, grabbed 5 wickets for 3 runs in 3.3 overs, including McCullum, Taylor, Neesham, Ronchi, and Boult.
3) Yuzbendra Chahal: 6 wickets for 25 runs:
Indian leg-spinner Yuzbendra Chahal has taken 6 wickets in this short format even though he did not get a chance in the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021. In 2016, the Indian team batted first and scored 202 runs. In reply, England faced Chahal and was bowled out for 128 runs. He was selected as the best player of the match with 6 wickets for 25 runs in 4 overs.
2) Ajantha Mendis: 6 wickets for 16runs and 6 wickets for 8 runs:
Sri Lankan mysterious spinner Ajantha Mendis is twice on this list. He took 6 wickets for 16 runs against Australia in 2011. The following year, he was the best of the match with 7 wickets against Zimbabwe with only 6 runs. Sri Lanka won both the matches and Ajanta Mendis was the best in the match.
1) Deepak Chahar: 6 wickets for 7 runs:
Indian fast bowler Deepak Chahar has the best bowling figure in the history of T20 international cricket. He also failed to make the 15-man squad for the upcoming T20 World Cup 2021 but remains a standby player. He achieved this feat in 2019 with a hat trick against Bangladesh. The Indian team batted first and scored 164 runs. In reply, Bangladesh was bowled out for 144 by Chahar.