Top 5 best bowling figures in ODI World Cup

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Fans cannot wait to see their favourite stars playing in a much-awaited tournament of the year, the men’s ODI World Cup. To increase the hype and excitement of the fans here are some interesting World Cup stats. So here are the top 5 best bowling figures in World Cup.

#5 Gary Gilmour

Former Australian left-arm medium-fast bowler, Gary Gilmour took 6 wickets and gave 14 runs in his 12 overs spell against England in the 1975 World Cup match at Leeds, United Kingdom.

Gary Gilmour
Gary Gilmour

#4 Winston Davis

In the 1983 World Cup, West Indies was playing against Australia at Leeds, United Kingdom. West Indies right-arm fast bowler Winston Davis took 7 wickets and gave only 51 runs in his 10.3 overs spell with an economy of 4.85.

Winston Davis
Winston Davis

#3 Tim Southee

New Zealand’s right-arm medium fast bowler, Tim Southee came as a nightmare for the England team in the 2015 World Cup. In a match between New Zealand and England in the 2015 World Cup at Wellington, Southee took 7 wickets and gave 33 runs in his 9 overs spell against England and registered third-best bowling figures in a World Cup game.

Tim Southee
Tim Southee

#2 Andy Bichel

In the 2003 World Cup, in a match between Australia and England at Gqeberha. Australian right-arm medium-fast bowler Andy Bichel took 7 wickets and gave only 20 runs in his 10 overs spell against England. He registered second-best bowling figures in a World Cup game.

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Andy Bichel
Andy Bichel

#1 Glenn McGrath

Legendary fast bowler, Glenn McGrath of Australia is the highest wicket-taker in the history of the World Cup. He took 7 wickets and gave only 15 runs in his 7 overs spell including 4 maiden overs against Namibia in the 2003 World Cup at Potchefstroom. McGrath registered the best bowling figures in a World Cup match.

Glenn McGrath
Glenn McGrath
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