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ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022: Pakistan's Mohammad Wasim becomes youngest right-arm pacer to claim 4-wicket haul in T20 World Cup

The 21-year-old Pakistan bowler Mohammad Wasim became the youngest right-arm pacer to claim a four-wicket haul in a T20 World Cup match.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 30.10.2022
Pakistan Mohammad Wasim becomes youngest right-arm pacer to claim 4-wicket haul in T20 World Cup

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During the thrilling contest between Pakistan vs Zimbabwe in Group 2 of the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, the 21-year-old Pakistan bowler Mohammad Wasim became the youngest right-arm pacer to claim a four-wicket haul in a T20 World Cup match.

It was an important game for both teams where Mohammad Wasim’s 4-0-24-4 helped Pakistan to restrict Zimbabwe to 130/8 in 20 overs. However, the 2009 T20 World Cup winners suffered a shocking one-run defeat as they scored 129/8 in 20 overs.  

The right-arm pacer Mohammad Wasim was 21 years and 63 days old when he claimed his second four-wicket haul in his T20I career.

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Here are some crucial stats on young Mohammad Wasim’s recent four-wicket haul

  • Pakistan’s youngest four-wicket haul taker in T20 World Cup history.

  • Youngest right-arm pacer to claim a four-wicket haul in T20 World Cup history. The previous record holder was Zimbabwe cricketer Elton Chigumbura at the age of 21 years and 183 days (4/31 vs England in 2007).

  • Second youngest right-arm bowler to claim a four-wicket haul in T20 World Cup history. Afghan right-arm off-spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman is holding the youngest record in this list at the age of 20 years and 211 days (5/20 by Scotland in 2021).


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Top 5 youngest right-arm bowlers with a 4-wicket haul in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup


Player (Team)

Bowling style

Bowling figures

Age

Opposition

Venue

Date

Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Afghanistan)

Right arm offbreak

4-0-20-5

20 years and 211 days

Scotland

Sharjah

25/10/2021

Mohammad Wasim (Pakistan)

Right arm fast medium

4-0-24-4

21 years and 63 days

Zimbabwe

Perth

27/10/2022

Elton Chigumbura (Zimbabwe)

Right arm fast medium

4-0-31-4

21 years and 183 days

England

Cape Town

13/09/2007

Curtis Campher (Ireland)

Right arm medium fast

4-0-26-4

22 years and 181 days

Netherlands

Abu Dhabi

18/10/2021

Morne Morkel (South Africa)

Right arm fast

4-0-17-4

22 years and 348 days

New Zealand

Durban

19/07/2007

 

  • Third youngest pacer to record a four-wicket haul in T20 World Cup history.

  • Fifth youngest bowler to claim a four-wicket haul in T20 World Cup history.


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Top 5 youngest bowlers with a 4-wicket haul in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup


Player (Team)

Bowling style

Bowling figures

Age

Opposition

Venue

Date

Wayne Parnell (South Africa)

Left arm medium fast

4-0-13-4

19 years and 318 days

West Indies

The Oval

13/06/2009

Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh)

Slow left arm orthodox

4-0-34-4

20 years and 173 days

West Indies

Johannesburg

13/09/2007

Mustafizur Rahman (Bangladesh)

Left arm fast medium

4-0-22-5

20 years and 202 days

New Zealand

Kolkata

26/03/2016

Mujeeb Ur Rahman (Afghanistan)

Right arm offbreak

4-0-20-5

20 years and 211 days

Scotland

Sharjah

25/10/2021

Mohammad Wasim (Pakistan)

Right arm fast medium

4-0-24-4

21 years and 63 days

Zimbabwe

Perth

27/10/2022

 

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