The 13th edition of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup is starting in India from Oct 5. For this, all the 10 teams are working hard on the field. But before that we are going to tell you about the five most successful bowlers in World Cup history. Let’s know…
Glenn McGrath (Australia)
Former Australian Right-arm fast-medium Glenn McGrath has the record of taking the most wickets in the ODI World Cup. McGrath has taken 71 wickets in 39 innings of 39 World Cup matches. During this period, their economy was 3.96. His best bowling performance was 7 for 15 runs.
Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan, the world’s most successful spinner, has taken 68 wickets in 39 innings of 40 World Cup matches. During this period, Muralidaran’s economy rate of 3.88 and best bowling performance was 4 for 19 runs.
Wasim Akram (Pakistan)
Pakistan’s left-arm fast bowler Wasim Akram played a total of 38 matches in the World Cup career. He has 55 wickets in 36 innings of 38 matches. Akram’s best bowling performance was 5 for 28 in this period.
Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka)
Former Sri Lankan swim bowler Chaminda Vaas has taken 49 wickets in 31 matches in the World Cup. During this, Vas’s best bowling performance was 6 for 25 runs and his economy rate was 3.97.
Zaheer Khan (India)
Former Indian fast bowler Zaheer Khan played 23 matches in the World Cup. In total 44 wickets in 23 innings have made his name. Shikhar Khan’s best bowling performance in the World Cup is 4 wickets for 42 runs and his economy is 4.47.