Shadab Khan Breaks Afridi’s Record To Become The Leading Wicket Taker

Shadab Khan becomes highest WT20 wicket-taker


  • Shadab Khan, a star all-arounder for Pakistan, set a record for Men in Green in t20 cricket for taking the most wickets.
  • The feat was accomplished by the all-rounder in the final match of the T20 World Cup against England.
  • The previous record-holder was Shahid Khan Afridi who had 97 wickets to his credit. 

Shadab Khan surpassed pacer Shahid Khan Afridi to become the greatest wicket-taker for Pakistan in T20Is, at the T20 World Cup final match against England on Sunday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. 

His dismissal of Harry Brook, a middle-order batter, on the third ball of the 13th over has made him earn this honor. 

Khan is being hailed as an exceptional bowler for the green squad all over the world because of this incredible achievement

Earlier in the game, Ben Stokes contributed significantly to his team’s triumph with an undefeated 52 runs.

Furthermore, as the run chase came to a conclusion, Pakistan was dealt a serious setback when renowned bowler Shaheen Afridi had to leave the field owing to a knee injury.

It is also pertinent to note that England is the first men’s side to simultaneously hold the ODI and T20 World Cup trophies.

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