Already, the record of taking the highest wicket in Tests and ODIs was recorded in the name of the great Muttiah Muralitharan. At the same time, in the T20 match played between Sri Lanka and New Zealand on Sunday, captain Lasith Malinga took the record for most wickets in T20 with 99 wickets.
Malinga took two wickets in the match, but bowled Grandhom, he became the highest T20 wicket-taker with 99 wickets. During this time he left behind former Pakistan player Shaheed Afridi.
Malinga, who retired from ODI cricket this year, now has 99 wickets in 74 innings of 74 matches at an average of 19.53. In this, he has also taken five wickets 1 time. Talk about taking the most wickets in ODIs and Tests, both Sri Lankan great spin bowler Muttiah Muralitharan is number 1.
Muralitharan took 534 wickets in 341 innings of 350 matches in an ODI at an average of 23.08. During this, Muralitharan also took five wickets 10 times. Pakistan’s Wasim Akram, who took 502 wickets, is second in terms of wickets.
Apart from this, Muttiah Muralitharan is also at the forefront of most wickets in Test cricket. Muralitharan took 800 wickets in 230 innings of 133 Test matches at an average of 22.72. He has taken five wickets 67 times and 10 wickets 22 times during this period.