Updated list of highest leading wicket taker bowlers in T20 cricket matches.
Presently Umar Gul of Pakistan hold the record with 74 wickets in 52 matches in T20 cricket career.

Highest Wicket Taker in T20

Player Mat Overs Mdns Wkts Span
Umar Gul (Pak) 52 175 2 74 2007-2013
Saeed Ajmal (Pak) 54 200 2 73 2009-2013
Shahid Afridi (Pak) 63 230.5 3 67 2006-2013
BAW Mendis (SL) 32 122 5 58 2008-2013
SCJ Broad (Eng) 48 170.3 2 57 2006-2013
GP Swann (Eng) 39 135 4 51 2008-2012
SL Malinga (SL) 45 156 0 51 2006-2013
M Morkel (SA) 34 122.4 3 43 2007-2013
Mohammad Hafeez (Pak) 47 126.2 1 42 2006-2013
NL McCullum (NZ) 47 131.2 0 42 2007-2013

Updated Date: 17 October 2013

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