T20 Internationals is no doubt a very difficult format for the bowlers as every batsman tries to hit every bowl for a boundary. But still there are few bowlers who take a number of wickets for their team in each match. Following is the list of leading wicket taker bowlers in Twenty20 International matches 2016.
1. Shem Ngoche
Shem Ngoche is a cricketer who plays for Kenya national cricket team. He is an slow left arm orthodox bowler who plays ODI and T20 Internationals for Kenya. In 5 matches that he has played, he has been able to take 8 wickets with an strike rate of 14.
2. Stuart Broad
Stuart Broad is an English cricketer who plays Test, T20 and One Day International cricket for England and is currently the captain of England’s Twenty20 cricket team. Broad is a right-arm seam bowler who has taken 7 wickets after playing 3 T20I matches.
3. Hiren Varaiya
Hiren Varaiy is the team mate of Shem Ngoche who also plays for Kenya cricket team. He was born in India but now lives in Kenya. Varaiya is right handed batsman and slow left arm orthodox bowler. In his recent 6 matches he has taken 7 wickets with a strike rate of 19.7.
4. Jade Dernbach
Jade Dernbach is also an English cricketer. He was born in South Africa but then moved to England in his childhood. He is a right arm fast-medium bowler who has taken 7 wickets in 5 T20Is.
5. Shakib Al Hasan
Shakib Al Hasan is an International cricketer from Bangladesh. He is an all-rounder who plays as a left handed middle order batsman and a slow left arm orthodox bowler. In March 2012, Shakib Al Hasan was at no.1 among ICC all-rounders ranking. he has played 2 matches till now and has taken 6 wickets.
6. Luke Wright
He is an English cricketer. Luke is a right handed batsman and a right arm medium-fast bowler. He plays for England national cricket team as an all-rounder. This year Wright has played 5 T20 Internationals and has been successful in taking 6 wickets for his side.
7. Umar Gul
At 7th position is Umar Gul who is a Pakistani right arm fast medium bowler. He plays for the Pakistani cricket team in all three formats of game including Test matches, One Day Internationals and Twenty20 Internationals. He is a the leading wicket taker in Twenty20 cricket. This year he has played only 1 match in which he took 5 wickets against 6 runs.
8. Ragheb Aga
Ragheb Aga is another cricketer from Kenya. He is a all-rounder who can bat and is a right arm medium-fast bowler. He is also the former captain of Kenya national cricket team. Ragheb Aga has played 5 T20Is and has managed to take 5 wickets.
9. Prosper Utseya
Prosper Utseya is a cricketer and former captain of Zimbabwean cricket team. He holds the record for conceding the minimum runs (6) after bowling complete 4 overs in a T20I match. Prosper Utseya has played 4 T20Is this year till now and has got 5 wickets to his name.
10. MJ McClenaghan
Mitchell McClenaghan is a member of New Zealand national cricket team. He is a left-handed batsman and an very impressive left arm medium-fast bowler. He has played 5 T20Is matches while taking 5 wickets with a strike rate of 18.4.
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