Rashid Khan. PC- Getty

Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan has change into the second highest wicket-taker in T20I cricket due to his three-wicket haul in opposition to Bangladesh within the third match of the continued Asia Cup 2022 as he left behind New Zealand’s Tim Southee, who has 114 scalps to his identify, behind.

Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi gained the toss and selected to area first whereas getting into with an unchanged facet that had crushed Sri Lanka within the first match of the match. Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan turned the primary Bangladeshi to play 100 T20Is.

Mujeeb Ur Rahman. PC- Getty
Mujeeb Ur Rahman. PC- Getty

Bangladesh struggled for momentum as Mujeeb Ur Rahman (3/16) rocked the highest order eradicating the highest three of Mohammad Naim (6), Anamul Haque (5), and Shakib (11) rapidly. Rashid Khan then joined within the enjoyable and eliminated Mushfiqur Rahim for 1 run to cut back Bangladesh to twenty-eight/4.

He additionally removed Afif Hossain and Mahmudullah (25), nevertheless, Mossadek Hossain’s 48* helped Bangladesh put up 127/7 on the board.

Shakib Al Hasan Stays The Highest Wicket-Taker In T20Is

Throughout his superb spell of three/22 in opposition to Bangladesh within the ongoing Asia Cup 2022 match in Sharjah, Rashid Khan went previous Tim Southee of New Zealand to change into the second highest-wicket-taker in T20I cricket. Southee had 114 wickets in 95 T20Is for New Zealand and now Rashid Khan has 115 wickets in simply 68 T20Is for Afghanistan.

Rashid is now solely behind Bangladesh captain Shakib, who had 121 T20I wickets earlier than Tuesday’s encounter in Sharjah. Shakib took his tally to 122 within the powerplay as he eliminated harmful Afghanistan opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz.

Rashid Khan. Photo- Getty
Rashid Khan. Photograph- Getty

After making his debut in 2015 for Afghanistan, Rashid had change into the quickest to 100 T20I wickets as he acquired to the landmark in simply 53 T20Is. Rashid Khan additionally holds the document for probably the most wickets by a spinner in T20 cricket. He has 472 wickets and is simply behind Dwayne Bravo, who leads the record with 604 wickets.


Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh) – 122 wickets in 100 matches

Rashid Khan (Afghanistan) – 115 wickets in 68 matches

Tim Southee (New Zealand) – 114 wickets in 95 matches

Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka) – 107 wickets in 84 matches

Ish Sodhi (New Zealand) – 99 wickets in 76 matches

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