Highest wicket takers for Indian in T20 World Cup History


Ravichandran Ashwin

Veteran off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin leads the chart with 29 hunts to his credit in 21 appearances for the country, registering a best figure of 4/11, while in blues.

Ravindra Jadeja

All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja who has missed this world cup owing to injury is second on the list with 21 scalps in 22 outings with 3 for 15 as the best figure at the grand stage of the format.

Irfan Pathan

The hero of the 2007 World Cup final triumph, Irfan Pathan sits at number three with 16 wickets in 15 matches, besides holding the honor of being in the 1st ever T20 WC winning team.


The legendary Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh has 16 wickets to his name in 19 appearances with 4 for 12 as the best figure in the edition.

Ashish Nehra

Left-arm seamer Ashish Nehra also makes a cut into the list with 15 hunts to his name in 10 games, he finished his dream run in his last ever ICC World cup in 2016 by featuring in the ICC’s XI side.

RP Singh

Another member of the 2007 WC-winning team, RP Singh adds to the list of the elite with his 14 wickets in 9 innings.

Yuvraj Singh

The 2007 world cup hero Yuvraj Singh also features in the list besides holding a name in some of the best performances with the bat with 12 wickets in 31 outings for the nation.

Zaheer Khan

Another top gun of the Indian bowling lineup Zaheer Khan also finds a mention in the list with 14 scalps in as many matches, besides holding the fame of India’s leading wicket-taker in all ICC events.

Jasprit Bumrah

The master of India’s current bowling lineup Jasprit Bumrah who misses this edition of the cup settles at the bottom of the best performers with 11 big hunts in 10 matches.