Most wickets at a venue in T20Is (Top 3)


Many believe that T20I cricket is for the batters, especially for the big hitters, but again and again, the bowlers have proved their importance in the shortest format of the game. Bangladesh’s star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan took seven wickets from the first two ODIs at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur against India recently. Shakib continues to dominate this specific venue in T20I cricket as well with the highest 38 wickets. So, let’s look at top three players who have taken most wickets at a specific venue in T20I so far.

23 wickets – Luke Jongwe at Harare Sports Club, Harare

Luke Jongwe is only a wicket behind Tendai Chatara to become the leading wicket-taker for Zimbabwe in the T20Is. Jongwe has taken 50 wickets from just 40 T20Is and surprisingly, 23 of those wickets have come at Harare Sports Club in Harare. He is leading wicket at Harare Sports Club with 23 wickets from 14 T20I innings at an impressive average of 15.43 with the help of one four-wicket haul.

27 wickets – Al-Amin Hossain at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka

Al-Amin Hossain is the first bowler to take a hat-trick in Bangladesh Premier League and has taken 43 wickets from just 31 T20Is at an average of 16.97, having last played international cricket in March 2020. He is the third-highest leading wicket-taker at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur with 27 wickets from just 14 T20Is at an impressive average of 13.74 and at an amazing strike rate of 11.1 so far.

38 wickets – Mustafizur Rahman and Shakib Al Hasan at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur

Shakib Al Hasan is only six wickets behind Tim Southee in the wickets chart in T20I cricket with 128 wickets from 107 innings. He has taken the joint-highest 38 wickets from 30 innings at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur, Dhaka at an average of 19.37 and an economy rate of 6.54. His national teammate and star Bangladeshi pacer Mustafizur Rahman has also taken 38 wickets at the same venue in 28 innings at an average of 16.57 and an impressive economy rate of 6.17 so far.