Most wickets taken by a bowler in ICC World Cup Editions, Lasith Malinga equals Wasim Akram’s Record

It is not only about batsman who entertains by hitting boundaries and smashing sixes in a cricket match. Bowlers too wow the audience through their magical spells and Hat-Tricks. Recently, in the ongoing World Cup 2019 match against Afghanistan and Australia Shami and Boult of India and New Zealand respectively took Hat-Tricks.

In the meantime, it is simply brilliant to see the perfect Yorkers being bowled constantly by Jasprit Bumrah and Mitchell Starc in World Cup 2019. From the Knuckleball bowled by Bhuvi to the Slower Ones of Hardik Pandya, bowlers are playing a significant role in World Cup 2019 despite the English conditions, which is suited to batting.

Therefore, let’s take a look at the list of top 10 bowlers with most wickets in world cup editions:

Top 10 bowlers with most wickets in world cup editions

Name of Player

Team

Matches

Wickets

Glenn McGrath

Australia

39

71

Muttiah Muralitharan

Sri Lanka

40

68

Wasim Akram

Pakistan

38

55

Lasith Malinga

Sri Lanka

28

55

Chaminda Vaas

Sri Lanka

31

49

Javagal Srinath

India

34

44

Zaheer Khan

India

23

44

Allan Donald

South Africa

25

38

Daniel Vettori

New Zealand

32

36

Jacob Oram

New Zealand

23

36

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