5 Indians Bowlers Who Have ‘Clean Bowled’ Most Number Of Batsmen In T20Is: ‘Clean-bowled’ is one of the most exciting forms of dismissal in cricket. The sound of the ball crashing onto the stumps is a very satisfying one.
It becomes even more exciting when such wickets fall in T20Is. India has been able to produce some quality bowlers over the years. In this article, we will take a look at the top 5 bowlers with the most number of ‘clean-bowled’ wickets in T20Is.
The left-handed fast-medium bowler was the mainstay in the Indian bowling attack at his peak. He represented India in all the formats of the game. He took 9 ‘clean-bowled’ wickets in T20Is. RP Singh emerged as the second-highest wicket-taker in the 2007 T20 World Cup.
The man from Uttar Pradesh also performed consistently in the Ranji circuit. H announced his retirement from all forms of cricket in 2018. He also had a stint in the IPL, playing for Mumbai Indians, RCB, etc.
Irfan Pathan was a bowling all-rounder, who played in all formats of the game for India. He was compared to Wasim Akram in his early days. He comes in at number 4 on this list with 10 such wickets.
He lost his pace and swing slowly but performed with the bat. He became the only bowler in 2006 to take a hat-trick in the first over of a Test when he scalped 3 from 3 against Pakistan. Pathan was also a part of the 2007 World Cup-winning team.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar had a dream debut against Pakistan, taking a three wicket-haul in his first match in the T20I. He also became the first Indian bowler to take a 5-wicket haul in all formats of the game.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has taken 11 ‘clean-bowled’ wickets in T20Is. He has now become one of India’s top bowlers alongside Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah. Kumar is only 30 years old and has a great career ahead of him. The UP native plays for SRH in the Indian Premier League.
Yuzi Chahal is a prodigy. He represented India in the World Youth Chess Championship and then turned to cricket later. He has taken 14 ‘bowled’ wickets in T20Is. He also is the first Indian to take a 5- wicket haul for India in T20Is. The young man from Haryana made his debut in 2016 and has been on a roll ever since.
Chahal is now a mainstay in the spin-department for the team. He has taken 55 wickets from 42 T20Is with a bowling average of 22.53. Chahal is also a regular member of the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League.
Jasprit Bumrah coming in at number 1 isn’t a surprise. The fast bowler came to prominence due to his different bowling action in the IPL. He has made a permanent place in the Indian team with his bowling exploits. He is known as a ‘death bowling specialist’. His yorkers have tormented many batsmen.
He has taken a mind-blowing 24 clean-bowled wickets in T20 Internationals. India has found its pure fast Bowler in the young man. He has already impressed experts and mentors with his excellent bowling.