Pakistan cricket team’s leg spinner Shadab Khan has won another honor. Shadab Khan has become the highest wicket-taker for Pakistan in T20 cricket. On Sunday, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on the social networking site Twitter confirmed that Shadab Khan has taken the most wickets.
Shadab Khan surpassed Shahid Afridi
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Shadab Khan has surpassed former leg spinner Shahid Afridi by taking 98 wickets for Pakistan. Shadab Khan has taken 98 wickets by playing 84 matches representing the team in T20 cricket. On the other hand, Shadab Khan’s performance has been excellent in the T20 World Cup as well. The leg-spinner dismissed 11 players in the tournament
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Earlier, Shahid Afridi had the honor of taking the most wickets in T20 cricket for Pakistan. If we look at the list of Pakistani players who have taken the most wickets in T20 cricket, Shadab Khan is first with 98 wickets, while Shahid Afridi is second with 98 wickets after playing 99 T20 matches. Apart from this, former fast bowler, Umar Gul dismissed 85 players in 60 matches, after which he is in third place in this list.
Apart from Shadab Khan, the other spinner who has taken more wickets in T20 cricket for Pakistan is Saeed Ajmal. Saeed Ajmal took 85 wickets in 64 matches. Pakistani fast bowler and death overs specialist Haris Rauf has played 57 matches and has taken 72 wickets so far.