Adil Rashid became the first England bowler to complete 100 T20I wickets

Veteran spinner of England cricket team Adil Rashid became the first-ever bowler from his side to complete 100 wickets in the T20I format on Tuesday. Rashid accomplished this feat during England's first T20I against the West Indies at Bridgetown. During the match, the 35-year-old spinner took 2/25 in four overs, getting big wickets from Kyle Mayers and Shimron Hetmyer. In 100 T20Is, Rashid has taken 100 wickets at an average of 25.99 and a strike rate of 20.96, with the best figures of 4/2. The second is pacer Chris Jordan (96 wickets in 88 matches), and the third place is occupied by legendary fast bowler Stuart Broad (65 wickets in 56 matches). Also, Adil has become England's second-most successful spin bowler ever. He overtook Moeen Ali to become England's eighth-highest wicket-taker and also the country's second-most successful spinner.

Now, Rashid has taken 359 wickets in 254 matches at an average of 31.66 and a strike rate of 35.37, with the best bowling figures of 5/27. He has four five-wicket hauls in international cricket. Moeen has 358 wickets in 284 matches.



Dec 13, 2023 3:49 PM