Sri Lankan Bowler Hasaranga Becomes the Leading Wicket Taker of ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022
Sri Lankan spinner Hasaranga de Silva became the highest wicket-taker bowler in the T20 World Cup 2022 for the second time in a row. He became the highest wicket takers with 15 wickets in 8 innings of 8 matches in the first round and Super Twelve in the eighth T20 World Cup that ended on Sunday (November 13).
Earlier, Hasaranga was the highest wicket taker in the 2021 tournament held in the United Arab Emirates and Oman. This Lankan bowler took 16 wickets in 8 innings in that event.
After Hasaranga, champions England’s left-arm pacer Sam Curran and Netherlands’ Bas de Lide jointly took the second highest wickets in this tournament. Curran took 13 wickets in 6 innings of 6 matches and 13 wickets in 7 innings of 8 matches.
Only Sam Curran took 5 wickets in an innings in the tournament. Curran was also named Player of the Final and Tournament. Besides, Zimbabwean pacer Blessing Muzarabani is on the third place in the list with 12 wickets in 7 innings of 8 matches. South Africa’s Nortje is fifth in the list with 11 wickets in 5 innings of 5 matches.