Twenty20 world cup 2010 got underway on Friday (30 April). Cricket fans are pretty much excited to watch some nail-biting matches. The previous two editions of this tournament were very successful in terms of competition among the teams. The same is now being expected this year too. Earlier, we presented you an article on the top ten batsmen of twenty20 world cup. Now, it is bowlers’ turn.
I have made a list of top ten bowlers of twenty20 world cup. Before going through the article, I would like to say that the list is based on my personal opinion which you may not agree with. While selecting the bowler, I considered the number of wickets, average, economy rate, strike rate and their contribution to the success of their teams. I hope you will enjoy it. You can share your opinion in the comment section. So, here is the list:
The Pakistani pacer is arguably the best bowler in twenty20 cricket today. He was instrumental in
A very effective all-rounder, Shahid Afridi is best known for his hard-hitting batting in international cricket. However, his leg spin played a big role in
Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga was instrumental behind
Rudra Pratap Singh, better known as RP Singh, played a big role behind
Sri Lanka’s mystery spinner Ajantha Mendis was another bowlers who helped Sri Lanka reach the final of 2009 T20 world cup. Though the Lankans failed to clinch the title after losing to
The Australian pacer took part in the 2007 twenty20 world cup where he picked up 12 wickets from just 6 matches at an average of 12. His economy rate of 6 and strike rate of 12 also prove his talent. However, the pacer has been out of sight as he did not take part in 2009 tournament and is missing the ongoing world cup too.
I already mentioned that Umar Gul and Shahid Afridi were the instrumental behind
I already said that RP Singh was the bowler who played the biggest role in
Roelof van der Merwe
The South African spinner had a very successful tournament last year when he picked up 10 wickets from 6 games in the twenty20 world cup 2009. With an average of 13.50 and an economy rate of 5.62, the spinner impressed everybody, and along with Wayne Parnell, Merwe guided
For information, I used Cricinfo’s record section.
**All the information is based on the T20 world cup matches until 30 April 2010.