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Most T20I wickets for India in a calendar year

Here is the top 4 list of most T20I wickets for India in a calendar year. Jasprit Bumrah comes in the first position for most T20I wickets.

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Jasprit Bumrah became India's bowler with the most T20I wickets for India in a calendar year. The right-arm fast bowler took 28 wickets in August 2016 against West Indies in Twenty20 Internationals in one calendar year, surpassing Dirk Nannes's record. He has the record for the most T20I Wickets for India in a calendar year.

Here is the top 4 list of most T20I wickets for India in a calendar year.

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Most T20I Wickets for India in a calendar year | Top 4 list

Most T20I Wickets for India in a calendar year | Top 4 list | Sportz Point

1. Jasprit Bumrah (2016) | 28 wickets

Jasprit Bumrah comes in the first position of most T20I wickets for India in a calendar year | Sportz Point

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Jasprit Bumrah comes in the first position for most T20I wickets for India in a calendar year. He holds 28 wickets in Twenty20 Internationals in one calendar year in 2016 against West Indies, surpassing Dirk Nannes's record. Bumrah made his debut in Indian Test cricket in 2016. With time, he has become a match winner for the Indian cricket team in all three formats of cricket. As time progressed, he calmed himself down. Currently, he has become the most important part of the Indian bowling brigade. The right-arm fast bowler has the best and the most effective yorker among fast bowlers playing international cricket now.

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2. Bhuvneshwar Kumar(2022)* | 24 wickets

Bhuvneshwar Kumar comes in the second position of most T20I wickets for India in a calendar year | Sportz Point

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Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been having a stellar 2022 and clearly has been India's best T20I bowler this year. That's why he comes in the second position on this list as he took 24 wickets this year so far. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is spearheading India's bowling attack in the Asia Cup 2022. In the first match against Pakistan, he made a feat with the ball and performed that duty. He became the first Indian bowler to take four wickets in T20 cricket against Pakistan.

Moreover, In the third T20I vs West Indies in St. Kitts, Bhuvneshwar picked two wickets – and two crucial ones that of opener Kyle Mayers who had slammed 73 runs and West Indies skipper Nicholas Pooran who was upping his ante.

Also read: India vs Pakistan Head-to-Head Records in Asia Cup history

3. Yuzvendra Chahal (2017) | 23 wickets

Yuzvendra Chahal comes in the third position of most T20I wickets for India in a calendar year | Sportz Point

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Yuzvendra Chahal Took 23 Wickets in 11 T20 innings with a Strike Rate of 10.82 and an Average of 14.13. The Indian leg spinner was the second player and first Indian to take a 6-wicket haul in T20I history. He was the first concussion substitute to be named man of the match in an international cricket match.

Having shone in his first chance, Chahal took his game a step further when England came visiting during the winter of 2016-17. His figures of six for 25 in the Twenty20 international are the second best-ever figures for a bowler in a T20I match.

4. Ravi Ashwin (2016) | 22 wickets

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Ravi Ashwin became the third Indian to win the ICC Cricketer of the Year award in 2016. He is counted as the best spin bowler of his generation. The right-handed off-break bowling all-rounder took 22 wickets in the calendar year of 2016. That's why he comes fourth on that list.

Ashwin made his T20 International debut on 12 June 2010 against Zimbabwe in Harare. He is India's bowling spearhead, and, with his precision and variations, he has been quite successful for Team India both at home and away.

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