5 bowlers with most International wickets in 2016: Check out below for 5 bowlers with Most International Wickets in 2016. The list arranged according to the most number of wickets achieved by a bowlers in all three formats One day international, test matches and T20 international matches.
Rangana Herath – 41 wickets
Sri Lanka’s spinner, Rangana Herath is in good form and finds place in this list. He has taken 41 wickets in International cricket in 2016. He grabed 35 Test wickets in just 6 matches in 2016 with a best figure of 7/64 in an inning. He has 3 five-wicket haul and one 10-wicket haul.
In T20Is, he has taken 6 wickets in 2016 with 1 five-wicket haul at an economy of 6.35.
Mitchell Starc – 48 wickets
Australian left-arm pace bowler, Mitchell Starc is one of the key bowler for his team. In Test’s, he has taken 24 wickets in just 3 matches with a best figure of 6/50 in an innings. He has 3 five-wicket haul and one 10-wicket haul in Test format in 2016.
In ODI’s, he has more wickets for Australia as he takes 20 wickets in 2016 in 10 matches. His best bowling in ODI in 2016 is 3/32. In T20I’s, he has played just 2 matches and picked up 4 wickets with a 3-wicket haul at an average of 14.50.
Chris Woakes – 50 wickets
Chris Woakes, a good all-rounder from England, shines with both bat and ball. In Tests, he picked 35 wickets in 7 matches with 2 five-wicket haul and a 10-wicket haul.
In ODI’s, he has played 11 matches and grabed 15 wickets with a best figure of 4/41. In T20I’s, he has not played a single match in 2016.
Ravichandran Ashwin – 52 wickets
Ravi Ashwin, one of the best all-rounder in all format at present. His work with both bat and ball helps India to steal the victory. He has taken 52 wickets in International cricket till their first test match against New Zealand at Kanpur in 2016.
In Test’s, he played just 5 matches and already has 27 wickets to his name in 2016. His best in an innings is 7/83 in 2016. He has 3 five-wicket haul and a 10-wicket haul.
In T20I’s, he picked up 23 wickets in 17 matches at an economy of 6.30 and maintains a average of 16.17. As he played just 2 ODI matches in 2016, he picked only 2 wickets.
Kagiso Rabada – 57 wickets
South African right-arm fast bowler, Kagiso Rabada has 57 International wickets to his name in 2016. In Test’s, he played 5 matches and picked up 27 wickets at an average of 22.14. His best in an innings in 2016 is 7/112.
In ODI’s, he has 17 wickets with a best bowling figure of 4/45 at an economy of 4.72. In T20I’s, he has played 9 matches and picked up 13 wicket at an average of 20.84 in 2016.