Indian captain Jasprit Bumrah did something amazing in only his second match after recovering from an injury. He joined the top three players in a special list. This happened during the second T20I game against Ireland in Dublin.
In the first T20I match on Friday, he took two wickets, and he did it again in the second game. India won this match by 33 runs, making it 2-0 in the three-match series.
During this match, Bumrah got two players out: Mark Adair and Barry McCarthy. These wickets brought his total number of wickets in T20I matches to 74.
Now, Jasprit Bumrah is ranked third in the list of Indian players who have taken the most wickets in T20I matches. He has one more wicket than Hardik Pandya. Yuzvendra Chahal is at the top of this list with 96 wickets. He’s also eighth in the world for the most wickets in T20I matches. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is another Indian player who has done well with 90 wickets from 87 matches.
Most T20I wickets for India
Yuzvendra Chahal has taken 96 wickets in 80 matches.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has gotten 90 wickets in 87 matches.
Jasprit Bumrah has 74 wickets in 62 matches.
Hardik Pandya has 73 wickets in 92 matches.
R Ashwin has taken 72 wickets in 65 matches.
The players with the most wickets in T20I cricket are:
- Shakib Al Hasan with 140 wickets in 117 matches.
- Tim Southee with 140 wickets in 110 matches.
- Rashid Khan with 130 wickets in 82 matches.
Jasprit Bumrah had to take a break for almost a year due to a back injury. He has taken four wickets in two matches of the series and is now ready for the upcoming Asia Cup 2023, which starts on August 30th.