Excellent bowling displays from local Bangladeshi pacers led them to the top of the highest wicket takers’ list in the ongoing AKS Bangladesh Premier League 2017. The young guns has been delivering well since the beginning of the tournament among bunch of foreign international star bowlers. [নিউজটি বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ বিপিএলে বাংলাদেশী বোলারদের রাজত্ব]
After the end of the Chittagong leg of BPL, seven of the top ten highest wicket takers are Bangladeshi, six of whom are fast bowlers.
Youngster Abu Jayed Rahi took 15 wickets in 9 matches, is crowning the list while world number one all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is in the second position with 13 wickets despite persistent failure of spinners this season.
Taskin Ahmed equals Shakib claiming 13 wickets but he is in the third position for not so good economy rate like Shakib.
Another two youngsters Abu Hider Rony and Mohammad Saifuddin are holding the fourth and fifth position with equal number of wickets. Both of them have so far taken 12 wickets each.
The sixth place goes to Shahid Khan Afridi. The former Pakistani all-rounder bagged 11 wickets.
With similar number of wickets in hand, Shafiul Islam is making the seventh position.