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Leading wicket takers in various T20 leagues

While the T20 leagues are now dominating the cricket world, here we are talking about the leading wicket-takers in various premier T20 cricket competitions.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 06.06.2022
Leading wicket takers in various T20 leagues

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Though T20 cricket is popular for the batters, bowlers are gradually improving in this format. While the T20 leagues are now dominating the cricket world, here we are talking about the leading wicket-takers in various premier T20 cricket competitions.

While England’s T20 Blast is the earliest T20 leagues, the Indian Premier League (IPL) has gained huge popularity since its debut in 2008.  

Later, Australian Big Bash League (BBL), Bangladesh Premier League (BPL), Caribbean Premier League (CPL), Pakistan Super League (PSL) and Sri Lankan Lanka Premier League (LPL) have also impressed as the T20 leagues.  



Most wickets in top T20 leagues

Tournament

Country/Region

Inaugural season

Leading wicket taker

Most wickets

T20 Cup (T20 Blast)

England

2003

Danny Briggs

194

Indian Premier League (IPL)

India

2008

Dwayne Bravo

183

Big Bash League (BBL)

Australia

2011/12

Sean Abbott

125

Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)

Bangladesh

2011/12

Shakib Al Hasan

122

Caribbean Premier League (CPL)

Caribbean

2013

Dwayne Bravo

114

Pakistan Super League (PSL)

Pakistan

2015/16

Wahab Riaz

103

Lanka Premier League (LPL)

Sri Lanka

2020/21

Wanindu Hasaranga

28

(Updated till 30th May 2022)

Most wickets in T20 Blast

English cricketer is holding the record for most wickets in the English T20 Blast history. The slow-left arm orthodox bowler has taken 194 wickets in 168 matches in this competition's history.

Most wickets in IPL  

Till the end of the IPL 2022, Caribbean cricketer Dwayne Bravo is holding the record for most IPL wickets. The right-arm medium bowler Bravo has collected 183 wickets in 161 games of this competition.


Most wickets in BBL

Australian right-arm fast-medium Sean Abbott is currently holding the record for most BBL wickets till the 2021/22 season. He has already picked up 125 wickets in 94 games of this competition.


Most wickets in BPL

Bangladeshi slow left-arm orthodox bowler Shakib Al Hasan is holding the record for most BPL wickets. He has already got 122 wickets in 87 BPL matches till the 2021/22 season.

Most wickets in CPL

Once again the Trinidadian cricketer Dwayne Bravo is on top of the list of most CPL wickets. Till the 2021 edition, the right-arm medium has already recorded 114 wickets in 89 matches.

Most wickets in PSL

Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Wahab Riaz is the leading wicket-taker in PSL history. Till the 2021/22 season, he has got 103 wickets in 77 games.

Most wickets in LPL

Among these T20 franchise tournaments, Sri Lankan LPL is the latest. The Sri Lankan leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga is the most LPL wicket-taker with 28 wickets in 20 games. 

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