CHITTAGONG: Pakistan’s experienced pacer Wahab Riaz achieved a historic feat in the recently-concluded Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) as he completed 400 wickets in T20 cricket.
Wahab, who is currently representing Khulna Tigers in the ongoing edition of the BPL, shone with the ball in his side’s fixture against Chattogram Challengers and played a pivotal role in the touring side’s triumph.
The left-arm pacer picked up four wickets for a mere 36 runs in his quota of four overs.
With his splendid bowling figures, Wahab also breached the 400-wicket mark and became only the sixth bowler to do so.
He is only the second pacer after Dwayne Bravo while also becoming the only Pakistani to reach the landmark.
Furthermore, with this, Wahab also became the third-fastest bowler to pick 400 wickets after Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan and South Africa’s Imran Tahir respectively.
List of bowlers with most wickets in T20 cricket:
Dwayne Bravo, 614 wickets
Rashid Khan, 496 wickets
Sunil Narine, 474 wickets
Imran Tahir, 466 wickets
Shakib-al-Hasan, 436 wickets
Wahab Riaz, 401 wickets