Rashid Khan Breaks Into 500-Wicket Club In T20 Cricket

Cape Town: 24-year-old Rashid Khan is now the second player in the globe to have taken 500 T20 wickets. Only two players in history have reached the milestone; Rashid is the latest. The cricketing phenom from Afghanistan has joined Dwayne Bravo on the exclusive list of players with 500 wickets in the game’s shortest format.

Rashid reached the milestone during a match between MI Cape Town and Pretoria Capitals at the lovely Newlands Stadium in the ongoing South Africa T20 League (SAT20). Rashid, who is captaining MI Cape Town in the league’s maiden season, bowled a fantastic spell last night in which he took 3 wickets and conceded a mere 16 runs.

Most wickets in T20 format:

Dwayne Bravo – 614 (526 innings)

Rashid Khan – 500 (368 innings)

Sunil Narine – 474 (427 innings)

Imran Tahir – 466 (358 innings)

Shakib Al Hasan – 436 (382 innings)

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