The match is currently being played between Bangladesh and Scotland in the T20 World Cup being held in UAE and Oman. In this match, Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah won the toss and decided to bowl first. His decision has proved to be right, as the spinners of the team have broken the back of Scotland’s batting. In this match, as soon as Bangladesh’s star spinner Shakib Al Hasan caught Michael Leask at the hands of Liton Das, he created history by breaking Sri Lankan legend Lasith Malinga. Now Shakib’s name has been recorded for taking most wickets in T20 Internationals.
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Shakib now has 108 wickets in T20 Internationals, which is one more wicket than Malinga. While Shakib played 89 matches to take so many wickets, Malinga played 84 matches to take 107 wickets. The names of both these players are included in the bowlers who have taken 100 or more wickets in T20 International. New Zealand’s Tim Southee, Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi and Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan are among the top wicket takers after these two players. The names of these three players are 99, 98 and 95 wickets respectively.
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Shakib gave only 17 runs in four overs and took two wickets in the match against Scotland. Apart from him, Mehndi Hasan took the highest three wickets for 19 runs. Scotland could score only 140 runs in the stipulated overs due to the excellent performance of these two players. Chris Greaves scored 45 runs for Scotland. His innings included four fours and two sixes. Apart from him, opener George Munsi scored 29 runs in 23 balls with the help of two fours and two sixes.