When Team India was announced for the T20 World Cup 2021, there was also a name of R Ashwin in it. Ashwin's inclusion in the 15-man squad was a shocking decision as no one thought that a player who has not been a part of the Indian T20 team for the last four years would be included in the T20 World Cup squad right away. However, giving the reasoning behind Ashwin's inclusion in the team, chief selector Chetan Sharma said that he has been given a replacement for Washington Sundar for his IPL performance as well as the team in UAE will need an off-spinner. .
R Ashwin has taken most wickets in T20 World Cup
Actually, Ashwin can get a lot of advantage on the UAE pitch and he can also bat. By the way, Ashwin played the last T20 World Cup for India in the year 2016. After that he got his chance again. Now if we talk about Ashwin's performance in the T20 World Cup so far, then he looks excellent in it. R Ashwin is the highest wicket-taker for India in the T20 World Cup and has a total of 20 wickets in his name.
On the other hand, in terms of taking the most wickets for India in the T20 World Cup, former fast bowler Irfan Pathan is at number two, who took a total of 16 wickets for Team India, while Harbhajan Singh with 16 wickets at number two with Irfan. are present. Apart from these, Ashish Nehra is in third place with 15 wickets.
Top 5 bowlers who took most wickets for India in T20 World Cup-
20 - R Ashwin
16 - Irfan Pathan
16 - Harbhajan Singh
15 - Ashish Nehra
14 - RP Singh
14 - Ravindra Jadeja