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BBL Points Table 2023-24: Updated Standings, Most Runs, Most Wickets After Sydney Thunder vs Adelaide Strikers, Match 37

Sydney Thunder took on Adelaide Strikers in match 37 of the Big Bash League (BBL) 2023-24. The match between the two teams took place at the Manuka Oval in Canberra and it saw Strikers winning the game comfortably by nine wickets and bagging important points to become the fourth team to qualify for the playoff […]

Most wickets in Big Bash League

The Big Bash League is now more than a decade old. Cricket Australia started the competition in 2011 with eight city-based teams. The BBL replaced the old KFC T20 Big Bash in which six state teams participated. The eight teams participating in the BBL are – Adelaide Strikers, Brisbane Heat, Hobart Hurricanes, Melbourne Renegades, Melbourne Stars, Perth Scorchers, Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder. 

Out of the eight teams in the tournament, six have won the title at least once. The two teams that are yet to win the title even once are Melbourne Stars and Hobart Hurricanes. The Perth Scorchers are the most successful team in the league’s history, having won the title five times including consecutively for two years twice.

Sydney Sixers, who are the inaugural winners of the competition, have won the BBL thrice. The other four teams that have won the title are the Adelaide Strikers, Melbourne Renegades, Brisbane Heat and Sydney Thunder.

Most wickets in BBL:

In this article, we are taking a look at the highest wicket-takers in BBL cricket. At present, Australia’s Sean Abbott is the leading wicket-taker in the BBL. With 155 wickets to his name, the right-arm pacer is the top wicket-taker in the BBL. He is also the first bowler to reach the 150-wicket mark in the history of the BBL.

In the list of most wickets in Big Bash League, Abbott is followed by Andrew Tye who has picked up 147 wickets so far. Kane Richardson, Ben Dwarshuis and Adam Zampa complete the top five of the list.

Here is the list of highest wicket-takers in the BBL:

Player Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR
Sean Abbott (SS/ST) 110 109 2199 3046 155 5/16 1/18 1/7 1/13
Andrew Tye (PS/ST) 104 102 2197 2880 147 5/23 1/18 1/6 1/13
Kane Richardson (AS/MR) 106 103 2,287 2,993 132 4/22 1/21 1/6 1/16
Ben Dwarshuis (SS) 98 96 2,049 2,783 122 5/26 1/21 1/7 1/15
Adam Zampa (AS/MR/MS/ST) 102 101 2257 2723 117 5/17 1/22 1/6 1/18
Jason Behrendorff (PS) 89 88 1926 2207 114 4/22 1/18 1/5 1/15
Ben Laughlin (AS/BH/HH) 96 95 1999 2693 111 4/26 1/23 1/7 1/17
Daniel Sams (SS/ST) 79 77 1,547 2,196 105 4/14 1/19 1/7 1/13
Michael Neser (AS/BH) 91 89 1,779 2,478 102 4/25 1/23 1/7 1/16
Rashid Khan (AS) 69 68 1598 1716 98 6/17 1/16 1/5 1/15
Peter Siddle (AS/MR) 80 79 1614 2019 96 5/16 1/20 1/6 1/15
Cameron Boyce (AS/HH/MR) 88 87 1852 2324 95 5/21 1/23 1/6 1/18
Dan Christian (BH/HH/MR/SS) 137 113 1838 2531 93 5/14 1/26 1/7 1/18
Steve O’Keefe (SS) 97 91 1,913 2,134 92 4/10 1/22 1/5 1/19
Nathan Coulter-Nile (MS/PS) 75 75 1614 2024 91 4/10 1/21 1/6 1/16

Most Wickets In Big Bash League FAQs

Who has taken the most wickets in BBL history?

Australian fast-bowler Sean Abbott has taken the most number of wickets in the BBL history.

Who holds the record for most wickets in one BBL season?

Left-arm pacer Daniel Sams holds the record for taking the most number of wickets in a single BBL season. He had picked up 30 wickets in BBL 2019-20 for Sydney Thunder.

Who has the best bowling figures in the BBL?

Former Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has the best bowling figures in a BBL match for his sensational spell of 6 wickets for 7 runs in 4 overs against Perth Scorchers.