Best bowling figures in T20 World Cup: Know the Record Holders

List of the best bowling figures in T20 international

Last updated on August 30th, 2022 at 12:22 pm

In this article, we will look at the Best bowling figures in T20 World Cup in T20 International matches.

There have been numerous events in cricket’s shortest format when a single bowler has changed the game.

It has been declared from the introduction of T20I matches that T20 is a hitters’ game with zero for the bowler, nevertheless, this has been verified incorrect in prior years.

Also Check: T20 World Cup Full Stats: Most Runs, Highest Score, Avg

Many bowlers have grabbed more than five wickets in T20 matches and encouraged their team’s victory.

Let’s take a glimpse at some of the best bowling figures in the T20 international: 

List of the Best Bowling figures in T20 international

Take a look at the following chart of the top 10 bowling preferences: 

Best bowling figures in an innings : 

PlayersOverMDNSRUNSWKECONTEAMOPPOSITIONGROUNDMATCH DATESCORECARD
 P Aho3.41561.36Nigeriav Sierra LeoneLagos24 Oct 2021T20I # 1360
DL Chahar3.20762.10Indiav BangladeshNagpur10 Nov 2019T20I # 1014
DM Nakrani4.01761.75Ugandav LesothoKigali19 Oct 2021T20I # 1315
BAW Mendis4.02862.00Sri Lankav ZimbabweHambantota18 Sep 2012T20I # 263
JJ Smit4.011062.50Namibiav UgandaWindhoek10 Apr 2022T20I # 1507
BAW Mendis4.011664.00Sri Lankav AustraliaPallekele8 Aug 2011T20I # 203
H Fennell4.001864.50Argentinav PanamaNorth Sound10 Nov 2021T20I # 1417
JN Frylinck4.002466.00Namibiav U.A.E.ICCA Dubai5 Oct 2021T20I # 1281
YS Chahal4.002566.25Indiav EnglandBengaluru1 Feb 2017T20I # 594
AC Agar4.003067.50Australiav New ZealandWellington3 Mar 2021T20I # 112

Best Bowling Figures in T20

Peter Aho (6 Wickets for 5)

Peter Aho, a Nigeria right-arm pacer, is in the leading position for receiving the best bowling figure in the T20 international matches. He grabbed 6 wickets for 5 runs while playing against Sierra Leone at Lagos on 24 October 2021. Peter Aho created his T20I debut in the match against Kenya at Entebbe on September 11, 2021. Since his debut, he has played 16 matches in which he has carried 20 international T20 wickets. 

Bowling summary

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWkBBlBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
T20I1616317337206/56/516.856.3715.8010
T201616317337206/56/516.856.3715.8010

Deepak Chahar (6 Wickets for 7)

Deepak Chahar, an Indian medium-pacer is standing in the 2nd position for memorizing the best bowling figure in the T20 international.

When he was playing against Bangladesh at Nagpur in 2019, Deepak Chahar grabbed 6 wickets and gave 7 runs that enabled the Indian team to achieve an accomplishment of 30 runs.

He gave rise to his T20I debut against England at Bristol on July 08, 2018, and has seized 26 wickets in his 20 T20I matches since then. 

Bowling summary 

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWkBBlBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
ODI77312313102/372/3731.306.0131.2000
T20I2020420579266/76/722.268.2716.1010
FC4677796144961308/1012/6434.583.3861.2841
List A505021191858665/275/2728.155.2632.1010
T20118118252032161346/76/724.007.6518.832

Dinesh Nakrani (6 Wickets for 7)

Dinesh Nakrani, he is a left-arm allrounder of Uganda is in the number 3rd position for earning the best bowling figure in the T20 international.

When he was playing against Lesotho at Kigali on 19 Oct 2021, he snatched 6 wickets which encouraged Uganda to achieve a big coup by 10 wickets.

He gave rise to his T20I debut in the match against Botswana at Kampala on May 20, 2019. Since his last debut, he has seemed in 26 T20I matches and has seized 40 wickets with an average of 11.67.

Bowling statistics

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWkBBlBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
T20I2928586583426/76/713.885.9613.9020
List A5522316263/383/3827.004.3537.1000
T203432668709436/76/716.486.3615.502

Ajantha Mendis (6 Wickets for 8)

Ajantha Mendis, he is known as a former right-arm off-break spinner of Sri Lanka, is at the number 4th position for obtaining the best bowling figure in the T20 international matches.

He took 6 wickets in 8 runs while playing against Zimbabwe in the 1st match of the T20 World Cup 2012. Sri Lanka fix a target of 183 for Zimbabwe but because of the amazing bowling performance of Mendis, they could bring 100 runs.

Mendis made his T20I debut against Zimbabwe at King City (NW) on October 10, 2008. In his T20I excursion, he occurred in 39 matches and carried 66 wickets with an average of 14.42.

Bowling statistics

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWkBBlBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test193147302434706/9910/20934.773.0867.5541
ODI8784415433241526/136/1321.864.8027.3730
T20I3939885952666/86/814.426.4513.4320
FC811241323171473077/3711/10523.283.2443.021183
List A163155741355862877/237/2319.464.5225.81450
T20129128276732301706/86/819.007.0016.2520

JJ Smit, Johanna’s Jonathan Smit 

He was born on Nov 10, 1995 (27 years). His Birth Place was Keetmanshoop. His Role in cricket is a bowler. His Batting Style is Right Handed. His Bowling Style is Left Arm Fast Seam. Here is Some bowling career summary.

BOWLING SUMMARY

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
ODI1515678529265/265/2620.344.6826.0120
T20I2924510576316/106/1018.586.7716.4010
FC416147602660825/296/6832.433.3558.0410
List A858439253074985/265/2631.364.6940.0130
T20665711951446586/106/1024.937.2620.6010

Ajantha Mendis (6 Wickets for 16)

Onetime again, Ajantha Mendis is the successive name on the list for getting the best bowling figure in the T20 international matches. He snatched 6 wickets for 16 runs against Australia at Pallekele on 8 Aug 2011. Mendis’s bowling achievement was phenomenal in that match as Sri Lanka put a target of 158 runs for Australia but could bring only 149 and lost the match by 8 runs, Ajantha Mendis was appointed Man of the Match for his 6 wickets.

Bowling statistics 

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWkBBLBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
Test193147302434706/9910/20934.773.0867.5541
ODI8784415433241526/136/1321.864.8027.3730
T20I3939885952666/86/814.426.4513.4320
FC811241323171473077/3711/10523.283.2443.021183
List A163155741355862877/237/2319.464.5225.81450
T20129128276732301706/86/819.007.0016.2520

H Fennell. -Hernan Fennell

His Full Name is Hernan Fennell. He was born on 2nd February 1988. His Current Age is 34 years 108 days his batting style is Right Handed. His bowling style is Right Arm Medium. He played 11 (2019-) Matches. He was from Argentina Team.

Bowling Summary

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
T20I1111185196196/186/1810.316.359.7110
T201111185196196/186/1810.316.359.7110

Jan Frylinck

His Full Name is Jan Nicolaas Frylinck.He was born on 6th April 1994. Moreover, Current Age is 28 years 45 days. His Batting style is Left-Handed. His bowling style is Right Arm Fast Medium. He played 32 (2019-)matches. He is from Namibia Team.

Bowling Summary

FormatMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR4w5w10w
ODI1515699545215/135/1325.954.6733.2010
T20I3231630683476/246/2414.536.5013.4110
FC456850402658977/3210/6827.403.1651.9421
List A7473329326361005/135/1326.364.8032.9210
T20595611101345716/246/2418.947.2715.6210

Yuzvendra Chahal 

He is Leg-spinner, Yuzvendra Chahal bowled the span of his lifetime to help India secure a 75-run victory over England in the third T20I over England.

Chahal, who was rightfully called ‘Man of the Match’ and ‘Man of the Series’, expired the match with figures of 6/25, which is the third-best in the history of T20 internationals. He also served as the first Indian bowler to pick up a 5-wicket haul in T20Is.

Bowling Statistics

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
ODI611256618*9.4210662.260080160
T20I544253*2.501145.450000100
FC314710324428.75108429.8800382110
List A118462128924*11.5649558.3800281270
T20238392376104.7514652.050010560

AC Agar

His full name is Ashton Agar. He was born on October 14, 1993, in Melbourne, Victoria. His age is now 28 years and 218 days.

His teams are Australia U19, Western Australia, Perth Scorchers, Australia, Australians, National Performance Squad, Australia A, Middlesex, Warwickshire, and Cummins XI.

He is also called by Agar name. His batting style is left-handed batting. His bowling style is left-arm orthodox.

Bowling Statistics

FormatMatInnsNORunsHSAveBFSR100s50s4s6sCtSt
Test4711959832.5035155.550124300
ODI151332364623.6027386.440025170
T20I432752772912.59272101.8300199280
FC6190122166114*27.76411152.6831126420220
List A6047118486423.5593590.69016725280
T20127942711456817.08989115.77017944660

In Conclusion

When India’s Deepak Chahar took six wickets for seven runs against Bangladesh in November 2009, he broke an eight-year-old record set by Ajantha Mendis of Sri Lanka. Time will tell how long it will take for Chahar’s record to be broken.