The 12th edition of Australia’s Big Bash League is up and running. The teams and the players have been hunting for another success story in the league’s history.

Adelaide Strikers’ Henry Thornton made the first huge impact with the ball by helping his team bowl out Sydney Thunder for the lowest-ever BBL score of 15/10. The Right-arm fast bowler ended with an impressive bowling figure of 5-for-3.

This article will list the leading wicket-takers in the ongoing BBL 2022/23 season.

Most Wickets in BBL 2022

Sean AbbottSydney Sixers29143/9
Michael NeserBrisbane Heat26164/25
Andrew TyePerth Scorchers26163/27
Tom RogersMelbourne Renegades23155/16
Riley MeredithHobart Hurricanes21143/12
Jason BehrendorffPerth Scorchers21143/21
Luke WoodMelbourne Stars20145/50
Patrick DooleyHobart Hurricanes19104/16
Wes AgarAdelaide Strikers18134/6
Nathan EllisHobart Hurricanes18144/27

Key Stats

Like the batters chart for the season, it is the bowlers from the teams Melbourne Renegades, Adelaide Strikers, and Perth Scorchers who occupy the major positions in the above table.

With 14 wickets in the first 5 innings he bowled, Thornton has a better opportunity to set a new “most wickets in a single BBL season” record that is now hold by Daniel Sams and Peter Siddle.

One can also sense the battle between Sean Abbott and Andrew Tye for the podium of the highest wicket-taker of the tournament. Abbott is currently leading the list.

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