ICC World Twenty20: Bowling stars of the tournament

In the shortest format of the game, Sri Lankan bowlers own some of the top records. Here is a list of bowlers who have dominated the ICC World Twenty20.

Feb 29, 2016, 16:48 PM IST
The records for most wickets in a series is with Ajantha Mendis who picked 15 wickets in 2012.
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The records for most wickets in a series is with Ajantha Mendis who picked 15 wickets in 2012.

Umar Gul, Ajantha Mendis, Lasith Malinga, Ahsan Malik and Rangana Herath are the only five bowlers to take a five-wicket haul.
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Umar Gul, Ajantha Mendis, Lasith Malinga, Ahsan Malik and Rangana Herath are the only five bowlers to take a five-wicket haul.

Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal has maximum (3) four-wicket hauls in the tournament.
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Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal has maximum (3) four-wicket hauls in the tournament.

Sunil Narine has the best economy rate (5.17) from 12 matches.
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Sunil Narine has the best economy rate (5.17) from 12 matches.

Ajantha Mendis' 4-2-8-6 against Zimbabwe is the best bowling figure in the tournament.
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Ajantha Mendis' 4-2-8-6 against Zimbabwe is the best bowling figure in the tournament.

Lasith Malinga is the highest wicket taker in ICC World T20 with 38 wickets.
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Lasith Malinga is the highest wicket taker in ICC World T20 with 38 wickets.

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