October 20, 2022 11:17 PM
Alex Lawes

The 10 best bowling figures in T20 World Cup history

The 2022 T20 World Cup is currently taking place in Australia with the level of quality being higher than ever with the increased professionalism in the game, alongside the ever-expanding amount of franchise leagues, leading to better individual performances as time goes on.

With that in mind, this is a look at the ten best bowling figures in the history of the competition, since its first ever edition in South Africa in 2007.

01 | Ajantha Mendis: 6-8 for Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe in Hambantota, 2012

02 | Rangana Herath: 5-3 for Sri Lanka vs New Zealand in Chittagong, 2014

03 | Umar Gul: 5-6 for Pakistan vs New Zealand in London, 2009

04 | Ahsan Malik: 5-19 for Netherlands vs South Africa in Chittagong, 2014

05 | Adam Zampa: 5-19 for Australia vs Bangladesh in Dubai, 2021

06 | Mujeeb Ur Rahman: 5-20 for Afghanistan vs Scotland in Sharjah, 2021

07 | Adil Rashid: 4-2 for England vs West Indies in Dubai, 2021

08 | Shakib Al Hasan: 4-9 for Bangladesh vs Papua New Guinea in Muscat, 2021

09 | Ravichandran Ashwin: 4-11 for India vs Australia in Dhaka, 2014

=10 | Ajanatha Mendis: 4-12 for Sri Lanka vs West Indies in Colombo, 2012

=10 | Harbhajan Singh: 4-12 for India vs England in Colombo, 2012

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