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T20 World Cup 2024 : WI was out, but Andre Russell made this big record, created history

T20 World Cup 2024: West Indies star player Andre Russell has done wonders with the ball in the history of T20 World Cup. He has become the highest wicket-taker for his team.

West Indies could not secure a place in the semi-finals in the T20 World Cup 2024. In the crucial match of Super 8, South Africa defeated them by 3 wickets and knocked them out of the tournament. With this win, the African team has entered the semi-finals. Windies may have lost in the last match of Super 8, but the team’s star all-rounder Andre Russell created history. He has now become the highest wicket-taker for his country in the T20 World Cup. Russell took 2 wickets for 19 runs in 4 overs against Africa and achieved this feat.

He has surpassed star player Dwayne Bravo in terms of taking the most wickets for the Windies in the T20 World Cup. Russell is now number one in this list, who has taken 29 wickets in 25 innings.

Who took the most wickets for West Indies in T20 World Cup? Andre Russell- 29 wickets in 25 innings DJ Bravo- 27 wickets in 27 innings Samuel Badree- 24 wickets in 15 innings Alzari Joseph- 17 wickets in 9 innings Ravi Rampaul- 17 wickets in 15 innings Top 5 wicket takers of West Indies in T20

The record for taking the most wickets in overall T20 Internationals for West Indies is held by Dwayne Bravo, who has taken 78 wickets in 91 matches so far. Russell is at number three in this list, who has 60 wickets in 82 matches.

DJ Bravo- 78 wickets in 91 matches Jason Holder- 66 wickets in 63 matches Andre Russell- 60 wickets in 82 matches Samuel Badree- 54 wickets in 50 matches Sunil Narine- 52 wickets in 51 matches Match account (T20 World Cup 2024)

If we talk about the match, West Indies had scored 135 runs in 20 overs by losing 8 wickets, due to rain the match was reduced to 17 overs in which Africa got a target of 123 runs. Africa won the match by 3 wickets in 16.5 overs by losing 7 wickets. Russell flopped with the bat in this match, scoring just 15 runs.