Stats: Top 5 Bowlers With Most Wickets In NZ vs IND T20Is
As we near the 3-match T20I series between two top teams, let's take a look at the top 5 bowlers with most wickets in NZ vs IND T20Is.
NZ vs IND: After facing defeats in the semi-finals of the T20 World Cup 2022, both New Zealand and India are now looking to build a squad for the next T20 World Cup in 2024, and will look for new player combinations with the 3-match T20I series starting from November 18th.
New Zealand and India have remained neck-to-neck in T20Is, where both teams have 9 wins each in the 20 T20Is they have played against each other. As we near the 3-match T20I series between two top teams, let's take a look at the top 5 bowlers with the most wickets in NZ vs IND T20Is.
#5. Jasprit Bumrah (12 wickets)
Ace Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah ranks 5th on this list with 12 wickets to his name in 19 matches against New Zealand. In the 39 overs bowleed, Bumrah has given away 232 runs and has a tremendous economy of 6.10, along with 12 wickets to his name. Apart from Ashish Nehra, Jasprit Bumrah is the only bowler to bowl a maiden in New Zealand vs India T20I matches.
#4. Trent Boult (12 wickets)
NZ pacer Trent Boult ranks next with 12 wickets to his name in 7 matches, while bowling at an economy of 8.23. Boult also has a 4-wicket haul to his name in T20Is against India.
#3. Tim Southee (15 wickets)
Boult's bowling partner, Tim Southee, ranks above him in this list with 15 wickets to his name in 15 matches. In 57.3 overs bowled, Southee has conceded at an economy of 9.73.
#2. Mitchell Santner (16 wickets)
New Zealand's left-arm spinner Mitchell Santner ranks 2nd on this list with 16 wickets to his name in 16 matches. Santner has conceded at an economy of 7.15 against India and has a 4-wicket haul to his name as well.
#1. Ish Sodhi (20 wickets)
Right-arm leg spinner Ish Sodhi ranks atop this list with 20 wickets to his name in 15 matches against India in T20Is. Sodhi has bowled 53 overs against India and has conceded at an economy of 7.26 runs per over.