Top 10 Fast Bowlers At Home In T20I Cricket

Our T20 International (T20I) ratings take into account all matches from the first T20I match on February 17, 2005 till the below mentioned last update date. The Ratings are divided into 5 sections which take into account the number of wickets taken; the average of bowlers; their economy rate; their best performances by wickets and their top most economic spells. How the rating works is explained in highlighted sections. So, here are the Top 10 Fast bowlers in matches At Home

*Note: All T20I Ratings are updated till 2022-07-28

HOME Rating

This rating only includes stats of Fast bowlers in matches At Home. The rating is divided into sections to make it easy to understand how it is calculated. Before each section, its criteria is highlighted in bold. Our ratings are dynamic, and as new matches are played, the rating of earlier bowlers may change if current bowlers set new benchmarks. It is to be noted that U.A.E. is considered as a second Home for Pakistan and Afghanistan. All stats of Pakistani and Afghani bowlers are calculated accordingly.

Top Teams (TT)

Top Teams play an integral part in our T20I Rating. The Average (Con) and Economy (Eco) sections are divided into overall stats as well as stats against the top teams. Moreover, the best (BBW) and most economic (BBE) performances only include performances against the top teams. Here is how the Top Teams are calculated:-

  • Win/Loss Ratio is used to determine top teams.
  • The top teams are calculated by decades.
  • To be a top team, the team should be among the top teams of the decade overall.
  • A team is also included in top teams if it is a World Cup winner in that decade.
  • A bowler’s performace is counted in TT if he played against that team in that decade.
  • Knock Out matches of ICC World Cup are also included in TT.
  • The Top Teams may be found in the last section of the rating.
The Trend Setter

The Trend Setter (TS) is the player which does the best in a criteria. The rating of all other players are calculated as percentage points of TS. Let’s taken an example to understand it:-

  • Let’s assume that Trent Boult has taken 100 wkts, which is the highest. This makes him the TS.
  • Another player, say Dale Steyn, has taken 50 wkts.
  • If the rating is out of 200, Boult will get the full points (pts), that is 200.
  • The points of Steyn are calculated as His Wkts/Boult’s Wkts*200. This comes out to be 100.
  • Thus the formula is (Wkts Taken/Wkts Taken By TS)*Max Points.
  • All ratings are calculated similarly with Wkts being replaced by the Criteria Stat.
  • Obviously, for average the formula is reverased as lower average is better for a bowler.
  • For Average, a bowler is eligible to be TS only if he has taken a minimum number of wickets.
  • For Economy, a bowler is eligible to be TS only if he has bowled a minimum number of balls.
  • If a bowler doesn’t fulfill the criteria of TS but has done better, he gets the max points but his stat is not taken as benchmark.
  • Lastly, it is to be noted that it is not necessary for a TS to be part of the rating as he might have topped in a criteria but not done well in others.

QUALIFICATION


Min Innings 10
Min Innings (TT) 10
Min Wickets (TS AVE) 15
Min Balls (TS ECO) 200

PROLIFIC


Criteria: Points For Wickets Taken

RANK BOWLER NAT FP LP INNS WKTS RAT
TS TG Southee NZ 2008 2021 51 65 200.00
1 TG Southee NZ 2008 2021 51 65 200.00
2 Mustafizur Rahman BAN 2015 2022 34 46 141.54
3 SL Malinga SL 2006 2020 30 40 123.08
4 Bhuvneshwar Kumar IND 2012 2022 31 33 101.54
4 Al-Amin Hossain BAN 2013 2020 18 33 101.54
6 JO Holder WI 2014 2022 19 28 86.15
6 DJG Sammy WI 2007 2017 25 28 86.15
8 JJ Bumrah IND 2016 2022 26 27 83.08
8 Sohail Tanvir PAK 2007 2017 20 27 83.08
10 LH Ferguson NZ 2017 2022 12 23 70.77
C Ave

The Comparative Average (C Ave) for bowlers is calculated by taken into account two factors:-

  • First is the average of batsmen in the decades the bowler played.
  • Second is the average of the opposition batsmen at Home, in Asia or outside Asia; whichever is applicable.
  • The average of the opposing team’s batsmen is also calculated by decades.
  • Higher C Ave suggest that more runs were scored by the batsmen in the above mentioned factors.
  • Thus it was difficult to get Wkts and the bowler will benefit from this.
  • Lower C Ave means the opposite.
R Ave

The Relative Average (R Ave) is calculated using the C Ave. Its formula is (Bowler Ave/C Ave)*A Constant Factor. This constant doesn’t affect the rating as it is the same for everone. If your C Ave is comparatively high, your R Ave will be low; which is better for bowlers. Broadly speaking, the following bowlers will benefit from this system:-

  • Bowlers who have played more in unfavourable conditions.
  • Bowlers who have played more against top opposition than weaker teams.

CONSISTENT


Criteria: Points For R Ave

Against All Teams

RANK BOWLER INNS RUNS WKTS AVE C AVE R AVE RAT
TS LH Ferguson 12 287 23 12.48 26.76 12.36 150.00
1 LH Ferguson 12 287 23 12.48 26.76 12.36 150.00
2 Al-Amin Hossain 18 459 33 13.91 25.12 14.67 126.33
3 DJG Sammy 25 443 28 15.82 25.08 16.72 110.85
4 Mustafizur Rahman 34 790 46 17.17 24.99 18.21 101.77
5 JO Holder 19 508 28 18.14 25.37 18.95 97.80
6 Sohail Tanvir 20 506 27 18.74 26.13 19.01 97.50
7 SL Malinga 30 894 40 22.35 26.79 22.10 83.84
8 JJ Bumrah 26 574 27 21.26 24.80 22.71 81.60
9 Bhuvneshwar Kumar 31 794 33 24.06 26.47 24.09 76.94
10 TG Southee 51 1624 65 24.98 26.33 25.15 73.69

Against Top Teams

RANK BOWLER INNS RUNS WKTS AVE C AVE R AVE RAT
TS LH Ferguson 12 287 23 12.48 26.76 12.36 150.00
1 LH Ferguson 12 287 23 12.48 26.76 12.36 150.00
2 Al-Amin Hossain 10 301 19 15.84 25.12 16.71 110.91
3 Sohail Tanvir 19 483 26 18.58 26.13 18.84 98.36
4 JO Holder 19 508 28 18.14 25.37 18.95 97.80
5 DJG Sammy 18 291 15 19.40 25.08 20.50 90.40
6 Mustafizur Rahman 23 554 28 19.79 24.99 20.98 88.34
7 SL Malinga 29 874 39 22.41 26.79 22.16 83.62
8 JJ Bumrah 26 574 27 21.26 24.80 22.71 81.60
9 Bhuvneshwar Kumar 31 794 33 24.06 26.47 24.09 76.94
10 TG Southee 50 1589 65 24.45 26.33 24.61 75.32
C ER And R ER

The Comparative Economy Rate (C ER) and Relative Economy Rate (R ER) for bowlers is calculated using the same method as in C Ave and R Ave with average replaced with ER.

ECONOMIC


Criteria: Points For R ER

Against All Teams

RANK BOWLER INNS BLS RUNS ER C ER R ER RAT
TS PJ Cummins 13 294 307 6.27 8.00 6.46 150.00
1 DJG Sammy 25 418 443 6.36 8.01 6.55 148.04
2 LH Ferguson 12 252 287 6.83 8.53 6.61 146.75
3 JJ Bumrah 26 538 574 6.40 7.98 6.61 146.60
4 Mustafizur Rahman 34 731 790 6.48 7.77 6.88 140.92
5 JO Holder 19 412 508 7.40 8.37 7.29 132.92
6 Sohail Tanvir 20 428 506 7.09 7.98 7.34 132.17
7 Bhuvneshwar Kumar 31 658 794 7.24 7.99 7.47 129.75
8 Al-Amin Hossain 18 392 459 7.03 7.68 7.55 128.44
9 SL Malinga 30 683 894 7.85 8.00 8.10 119.76
10 TG Southee 51 1137 1624 8.57 8.35 8.46 114.56

Against Top Teams

RANK BOWLER INNS BLS RUNS ER C ER R ER RAT
TS Taskin Ahmed 10 217 224 6.19 7.90 6.46 150.00
1 LH Ferguson 12 252 287 6.83 8.53 6.61 146.74
2 JJ Bumrah 26 538 574 6.40 7.98 6.61 146.59
3 DJG Sammy 18 271 291 6.44 8.01 6.64 146.10
4 JO Holder 19 412 508 7.40 8.37 7.29 132.91
5 Mustafizur Rahman 23 483 554 6.88 7.77 7.30 132.77
6 Sohail Tanvir 19 410 483 7.07 7.98 7.31 132.64
7 Bhuvneshwar Kumar 31 658 794 7.24 7.99 7.47 129.74
8 SL Malinga 29 668 874 7.85 8.00 8.09 119.81
9 TG Southee 50 1113 1589 8.57 8.35 8.46 114.61
10 Al-Amin Hossain 10 218 301 8.28 7.68 8.90 108.92
BBW

In this criteria, we have taken the top 5 bowling performances by Wkts of a bowler against top teams. Best Bowling By Wickets (BBW) is simply the total wickets taken in the 5 innings divided by 5.

BEST BOWLING (WKTS)


Criteria: Points For Wkts Taken In Top 5 Inns

RANK BOWLER 1 2 3 4 5 BBW RAT
TS TG Southee 5/18 4/21 3/13 3/15 3/17 3.60 100.00
1 TG Southee 5/18 4/21 3/13 3/15 3/17 3.60 100.00
1 JO Holder 5/27 4/7 4/26 3/44 2/25 3.60 100.00
3 SL Malinga 5/6 5/31 3/34 2/12 2/16 3.40 94.44
4 Mustafizur Rahman 4/12 3/13 3/23 3/33 2/9 3.00 83.33
4 LH Ferguson 5/21 3/21 3/32 2/22 2/25 3.00 83.33
6 Bhuvneshwar Kumar 4/13 3/9 3/35 2/9 2/12 2.80 77.78
6 Al-Amin Hossain 3/21 3/25 3/34 3/37 2/30 2.80 77.78
8 JJ Bumrah 3/14 3/16 2/9 2/17 2/17 2.40 66.67
8 Sohail Tanvir 3/13 3/13 2/11 2/21 2/24 2.40 66.67
8 DJG Sammy 4/16 3/22 2/16 2/22 1/14 2.40 66.67
BBE

In this criteria, we have taken the top 5 bowling performances by Economy of a bowler against top teams. Best Bowling By Economy (BBE) is the Relative Economy of the bowler in the 5 Inns. Only 12+ Balls performaces are counted in this criteria.

BEST BOWLING (ECO)


Criteria: Points For Economy In Top 5 Inns

RANK BOWLER 1 2 3 4 5 BBE RAT
TS AD Mathews 3.0/4 4.0/8 4.0/11 4.0/13 2.0/9 2.74 100.00
1 Bhuvneshwar Kumar 4.0/9 3.0/9 4.0/12 4.0/13 4.0/15 3.15 86.95
2 Mustafizur Rahman 4.0/9 4.0/9 3.3/12 4.0/16 2.5/13 3.41 80.22
3 JJ Bumrah 2.0/5 3.0/10 4.0/15 4.0/16 2.0/9 3.79 72.31
4 SL Malinga 4.0/6 3.0/12 4.0/16 4.0/19 4.0/19 3.91 70.12
5 TG Southee 4.0/13 3.0/10 4.0/17 4.0/18 4.0/21 4.11 66.71
6 Sohail Tanvir 4.0/11 4.0/13 3.0/14 2.3/13 4.0/21 4.26 64.38
7 DJG Sammy 4.0/14 4.0/16 4.0/16 4.0/20 3.0/16 4.45 61.63
8 JO Holder 3.4/7 4.0/19 3.0/18 4.0/25 3.0/19 4.91 55.77
9 LH Ferguson 4.0/21 4.0/22 4.0/22 4.0/25 4.0/25 5.56 49.27
10 Al-Amin Hossain 4.0/21 4.0/25 4.0/31 4.0/34 3.3/30 7.77 35.26
HM Rating

The HOME (HM) Rating is the addition of the points of all the above criteria. The rating is out of 1,000.

RATING


RANK BOWLER PRO CON C TT ECO E TT BBW BBE HM RAT
1 LH Ferguson 70.77 150.00 150.00 146.75 146.74 83.33 49.27 796.86
2 Mustafizur Rahman 141.54 101.77 88.34 140.92 132.77 83.33 80.22 768.90
3 TG Southee 200.00 73.69 75.32 114.56 114.61 100.00 66.71 744.89
4 DJG Sammy 86.15 110.85 90.40 148.04 146.10 66.67 61.63 709.83
5 JO Holder 86.15 97.80 97.80 132.92 132.91 100.00 55.77 703.36
6 SL Malinga 123.08 83.84 83.62 119.76 119.81 94.44 70.12 694.67
7 Al-Amin Hossain 101.54 126.33 110.91 128.44 108.92 77.78 35.26 689.17
8 Bhuvneshwar Kumar 101.54 76.94 76.94 129.75 129.74 77.78 86.95 679.63
9 JJ Bumrah 83.08 81.60 81.60 146.60 146.59 66.67 72.31 678.43
10 Sohail Tanvir 83.08 97.50 98.36 132.17 132.64 66.67 64.38 674.80

TOP TEAMS


DECADE OF MAT 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
2000s PAK SA IND SL AUS WI ENG NZ
2010s IND ENG SA AUS PAK NZ SL WI AFG BAN
2020s IND PAK ENG AUS SA NZ WI BAN SL


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