Today we discuss the bowlers with the most wickets in Womens World T20 2016. The 2016 edition of the Women’s T20 World Cup was played in India. The pitches offered the spinners the vital turn and spin which assisted and suited to their style of bowling. The dusty spin-friendly pitches of India were a menace for the batswomen who arrived at the subcontinent from countries like Australia, England, South Africa, and New Zealand.
he roost was typically ruled by spinners who had access to the moisture content of the pitches. The speakers though received some amount of help in the initial stages. However, after about 5 overs, when the ball became a bit old and the seam got scrambled, spinners came into the play. Indian pitches with rough patches all over the 22 yards was a perfect strip for turn and bounce. Following is the list of the cricketers with the most wickets in Womens World T20 2016-
5. Suné Luus (South Africa)
A prolific leg spinner with an ability to turn the ball and offer variable bounce, Luus was a handy addition to the South African team during the campaign. She picked up 7 wickets from 4 matches. She delivered a spell where she picked up 5 wickets conceding only 8 runs, undoubtedly one of the best spells ever bowled in a World Cup Tournament. Listed among cricketers with the most wickets in Womens World T20 2016.
4. Stefanie Taylor (West Indies)
The kind of form Taylor was in, it was quite evident that she would feature in this list as well. The highest run-scorer with the bat, Taylor picked up 8 wickets from 6 matches. She had the best figures of 3/13, one of the best bowling figures of the tournament as well. It was Stefanie who was single-handedly a huge reason behind the success attained by the West Indies team in that particular tournament. Listed among cricketers with the most wickets in Womens World T20 2016.
3. Deandra Dottin (West Indies)
There’s a reason why the West Indies was such a successful outfit during the tournament. West Indies stood out from the rest due to the presence of power-packed all-rounders that featured in their side. One of them was aggressive lower-order batswomen and fast-medium bowler Deandra Dottin.
Dottin was a feared cricketer due to her uncanny ability to strike the ball and cause maximum damage during the final few overs of play when she would storm away with the game snatching it from the grasp of the opposition team.
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Deandra was a potent weapon for the West Indies side and that is evident from the bowling figures she has for the tournament. Dottin picked up 9 wickets from 6 matches. Her best of 3/16 was an inspired effort and one of the best spells of the tournament. Listed among cricketers with the most wickets in Womens World T20 2016.
2. Sophie Devine (New Zealand)
Another explosive New Zealand all-rounder who features in the list is Sophie Devine. Attacking batswomen she tends to bat without the helmet. Her ability to hit the ball a fair distance is quite revered in the field of cricket. Devine has been a very successful cricketer for New Zealand for a long duration of time now.
However, it was her right arm medium-fast bowling that captured everybody’s attention. With the ball in hand, Sophie was the perfect partnership breaker during the entire duration of New Zealand’s stint in the tournament. She picked up 9 wickets from 4 matches, all of them coming at crucial moments. Her best of 4/22 was one of the best bowling performances in the tournament. Listed among cricketers with the most wickets in Womens World T20 2016.
1. Leigh Kasperek (New Zealand)
A deceptive spinner, Leigh was basically of Scottish origin. But later to represent a well-established team, she shifted her nationality to the New Zealand cricket team. During the T20 World Cup 2016, she was the star performer with the ball. She picked up 9 wickets in 4 matches for New Zealand at a mind-blowing economy rate of 6.78.
However, this figure was considered to be a real achievement in the T20 format which generally features a slam-bang style of cricket shots. Her best figures were 3 wickets conceding only 13 runs in her quota of 4 overs. Led the cricketers with the most wickets in Womens World T20 2016.
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