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Most Wickets in Women’s T20 World Cup

Bowling in T20 cricket is not an easy task at all, because the surfaces in the T20 games mostly favor the batsmen. They are flat where the ball comes on the bat without any difficulty. Hence a bowler needs to be competent to survive and make an impact in this format. You need to use every bit of your brain to deceive the batsmen. So far, ICC has conducted 7 T20I World Cups in different countries, but to know about the bowler with the most wickets in Women’s T20 World Cup, you have to go through this article. 

Players with Most Wickets in Women’s T20 World Cup

Most Wickets in Women’s T20 World Cup

Anya Shrubsole

Current English medium-fast bowler, Anya Shrubsole has taken the most wickets in the history of the women’s T20 World Cup. In between 2010 to 2020, Anya played 27 matches and grabbed 41 wickets at a stunning strike rate of 14. Anya is hard to play and her economy of 5.32 says it all. Anya also holds the record of bowling the most number of maiden overs (6). 

Ellyse Perry

Probably the best all-rounder in women’s cricket, Australia’s Ellyse Perry gets the 2nd spot in terms of taking the most wickets in the women’s T20I World Cup with 37 wickets in 36 matches. Perry has been a part of all the women’s T20 World Cup so far. Her right-hand fast bowling on accurate line and length makes her lethal. Perry has won 3 T20 World Cups with the Australian Women team. 

Shabnim Ismail

One of the best fast bowlers in women’s cricket, Shabnim Ismail occupies 3rd place on the list of getting the most wickets in the women’s T20I World Cup. Having played 26 matches, she had 35 scalps at a decent average of 15.05. Ismail has bowled 5 maiden overs which is second-most by any player in the women’s T20 World Cup. 

Stafanie Taylor

The 2016 women’s T20 World Cup-winning captain, Stafanie Taylor finds herself at 4th place in the matter of scalping the most wickets in the women’s T20 World Cup. She is also the 2nd highest run-getter in the event. 

Megan Schutt

Australian right-hand pacer, Megan Schutt has also got a place on this list. Being a part of the Australian women’s T20 World Cup squad three times, Megan has taken 30 wickets in 18 matches. Her bowling average is 11.86, while her best bowling figure is 4 for 12. In the 2020 women’s T20 World Cup victory for Australia, Megan paved the way by being the highest wicket-taker in the tournament (13 wickets).

Sophie Devine

The ace all-rounder from New Zealand, Sophie Devine is found in every record book in women’s cricket. With her all-around ability, Sophie has grabbed 29 wickets in 28 matches and notched up 652 runs too. Devine’s supreme show is 4 wickets for 22 runs. However, she has not been lucky to hold the silverware despite being a fantastic player. 

Player Matches Innings Wickets Average Strike rate Best 4-wickets 
A Shrubsole27274112.4814.003/60
E Perry36363717.7818.43/120
S Ismail26263515.0515.53/50
S Taylor29273115.5115.64/121
M Schutt18183011.8611.94/181
S Devine28272916.4816.24/221
P Yadav18182813.8214.74/191
D Dottin30182612.1911.65/51
D Van Niekerk27272518.3619.73/100
LM Kasperek13132212.9513.73/130
NR Sciver20202213.1315.53/40
Who has taken the most wickets in the women’s T20 World Cup?

Anya Shrubsole has taken the most wickets (41). 

Which Indian has bagged the most wickets in the women’s T20 World Cup?

Poonam Yadav has bagged the most wickets among Indians (28).

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