Rashid Khan has achieved 500 wickets in T20 cricket
Rashid is the second bowler in the world to take 500 wickets in T20 cricket.
New Delhi. Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan’s tuti speaks in international cricket. Franchise teams compete to include him in their team in T20 leagues around the world. Captaining the MAE Cape Town team in the SS T20 League, this bowler set a big record. At the age of just 24, Rashid did a great job of taking 500 wickets in T20 cricket.
Monday was a historic day in the T20 league being played in South Africa. MI Cape Town captain Rashid took 3 wickets for just 16 runs in 4 overs. This performance was exactly what his team had expected. With these three wickets, Rashid reached the figure of 500 wickets in T20 cricket.
Rashid made a record
By taking 500 T20 wickets at the age of just 24, Rashid made a record of becoming the youngest bowler to achieve this feat. With this, he became only the second bowler in the world to take 500 wickets in this format. West Indies’ Dwayne Bravo is at number one in the list of most T20 wickets. He has 614 wickets in 556 T20 matches. Talking about Rashid, he has taken these 500 wickets after playing 371 matches.
Top 5 wicket takers in T20
Bravo’s name comes on the first number, then Rashid has reached the second place. The third number belongs to Sunil Narine of West Indies who has taken 474 wickets. Imran Tahir of South Africa has taken 466 wickets in 373 matches. At number five is Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh. He has 436 wickets in his account after playing 389 matches. In this list, Yuzvendra Chahal of India is at number 16 with 298 wickets.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 23, 2023, 23:40 IST