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T20 World Cup: Shakib Al Hasan becomes leading wicket-taker in T20Is

10:18 PM Oct 17, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan became the leading wicket-taker in T20Is in their T20 World Cup match against Scotland on Sunday.

Shakib went past Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga, who finished with 107 wickets. The left-arm spinner returned figures of 2/17, dismissing Richie Berrington and Michael Leask. The latter, who holed out to long on, was his 108th wicket.

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New Zealand seamer Tim Southee is third on the list with 99 wickets to his name.

Scotland posted 140/9 after being put in to bat, thanks to Chris Greaves' 45. Apart from Shakib, Mahedi Hasan picked 3/19.

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