World Cup 2023 has finally ended and what a World Cup it was. It was truly a roller coaster ride for all the cricket fans around the globe. Australia won its sixth time defeating India in the finals. In this article, we will tell you the top 5 bowling averages in the World Cup 2023.
#5 Mohammad Wasim
Mohammad Wasim was a fast-bowling all-rounder from Pakistan who played only 4 games in the 2023 World Cup but took 10 wickets with an average of 21.50. he mostly played last league stage games for Pakistan.
#4 Gerald Coetzee
South African right-arm fast bowler Geral Coetzee came as a replacement for Anrich Nortje but the way he performed was very impressive. He played 8 games and took 20 wickets with an average of 19.80.
#3 Jasprit Bumrah
The leader of the Indian bowling attack, Jasprit Bumrah was very lethal with the new ball in this whole tournament. Bumrah played all 11 games for his team till the finals and took 20 wickets with an average of 18.65. his average is the third-best average of the tournament.
#2 Angelo Mathews
Came in between of the tournament after the injury crises in the Sri Lankan camp, Angelo Mathews played 5 games for Sri Lanka in which he took 6 wickets with an average of 17.83. Mathews will also be remembered as the first player who was timed out in cricket’s history.
#1 Mohammed Shami
Mohammed Shami was sensational Shami in the 2023 World Cup. He came after Hardik Pandya’s injury and played only 7 games. After playing only 7 games he was the highest wicket-taker of the tournament with 24 wickets and an average of 10.70. his average and wickets are impossible to digest but that is how he played in the 2023 World Cup.