Bowlers have suffered the most with the evolution of Cricket. Nowadays, with batting-friendly pitches, small boundaries, and good quality bats, Batter goes hard on the bowler from the first ball. It is very hard to maintain a fine economy rate, especially in the T-20 format. However, there are some world-class bowlers who keep their economy rate down in the T20 format as well.
Today’s blog is about the top five best economical bowlers in T20 World Cup.
Which Bowler Has The Best Economy Rate in T20 World Cup?
#1. Sunil Narine
West Indies’ spin wizard, Sunil Narine has the best economy rate in T20 World Cup History. The right-arm off-break spinner has picked 15 wickets at a noteworthy economy rate of 5.17 in 12 T20 WC matches. Sunil has featured in two editions of the T20 World Cup.
#2. Samuel Badree
The leg-break spinner from West Indies, Samuel Badree has appeared in three editions of the T20 WC and holds the record for the second best economical bowler in T20 World Cup with an economy rate of 5.52. Overall, Samuel has played 15 T20 games for West Indies in ICC World Cup T20 and picked 24 wickets at a remarkable strike rate of 14.7 and bowling average of 13.58.
#3. Daniel Vettori
The Legendary spinner from New Zealand, Daniel Vettori, has the third-best economy rate in WC T20. The slow left-arm orthodox spinner has represented New Zealand in four editions of the T-20 World Cup and has picked 20 wickets at an economy rate of 5.83. He appeared in 2007, 2009, 2010, and 2012 editions of this marquee tournament.
#4. Nathan McCullum
Another New Zealand spinner, Nathan McCullum, makes the list of best economical bowlers in the ICC Men’s T20 WC. The right-arm off-break has featured in 22 T20 matches during his T20 WC career and has taken a total of 23 wickets at an economy rate of 5.94 and a strike rate of 17.5
#5. R Ashwin
R Ashwin has appeared in 4 editions of the T-20 WC for India and has picked 26 wickets at an average of 17.34 and an economy rate of 6.01 in 18 T20 games. He has the opportunity to improve his economy rate in the upcoming ICC Men’s World Cup 2022.
#6. Mark Watt
Mark Watt, the Scottish spinner, has an impressive economy rate in T20 World Cup. Watt represents Scotland in 11 T20 games during WC T20 and took 11 wickets at an economy rate of 6.09 and a bowling strike rate of 22.9.
#7. Rashid Khan
The spin-wizard by characteristic, Rashid Khan knows how to restrict the batter with his leg-break spin. Rashid has appeared in 12 T20 games and picked 19 wickets at a bowling average of 15.52 and an economy rate of 6.36 in ICC Men’s World Cup T20.
#8. Shakib Al Hasan
Tailed as one of the premier all-rounders for Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan has appeared in all editions of the T20 World Cup and has got the eighth-best economy rate in this marquee tournament. He has featured in 31 T20 games in this marquee event and has taken a total of 41 scalps at an economy rate of 6.43 and a strike rate of 16.1.
#9. Angelo Mathews
Angelo Mathews, who is one of the superior all-rounders for Sri Lanka, has a phenomenal economy rate in the ICC Men’s WC T20. Mathews has picked 19 wickets at an economy rate of 6.47 and a strike rate of 23.4 in 29 T20 games during his WC T20 career.
#10. Glenn Swann
England’s right-arm off-break spinner, Glenn Swann has featured in three editions of WC T20. Swann has an economy rate of 6.50 in 16 T20 games in WC T20. He also picked 22 wickets at a bowling average of 16.27 and strike rate of 15.