Shadab Khan becomes highest wicket-taking bowler for Pakistan in T20


The all-rounder and vice-captain of the Pakistan cricket team, Shadab Khan became the highest wicket-taking bowler for Men in Green in the T20 format of the game with 98 wickets to his credit.

According to details, the 24-year-old has left Shahid Afridi behind by just a wicket after dismissing England’s Harry Brook in Sunday’s T20 World Cup final match in Melbourne. He is being lauded as an elite bowler for the team after getting a crucial wicket in the finale of the mega tournament.

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Shadab Khan got his 97th wicket after playing 82 matches. Today’s match was his 84th. On the other hand, Shahid Afridi surpassed Umar Gul’s record of 85 wickets in 98 appearances for the format.

Umar Gul stands third on the list and is followed by Saeed Ajmal who has also taken 85 wickets during his T20 career. Haris Rauf, meanwhile, takes the fifth position with 70 scalps.