Top 10 highest wicket taker bowlers in ODI World Cup.

The One Day International (ODI) Cricket World Cup is an international championship.

Thi event is organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in separate categories for men and women.

Generally, it's organized over the span of every four years and nowadays is one of the most popular sporting events in the world.

 

Top 10 highest wicket taker bowlers in ODI World Cup.

It has been organized 12 times in different countries of the world So far and the next i.e 13th men's ODI World Cup will be organized in India in the year 2023.

According to the performance of the cricketers participating in the World Cup, comparative records are established in all areas of the game like 'Batting, Bowling, Fielding' etc.                                     

Here is a list of the top 10 highest wicket taker bowlers in ODI World Cup of all time according to their bowling performance in the men's category.

S Player In Wk Run Ovr Eco Span
1 G McGrath 39 71 1292 325.5 3.96 1996-2007
2 Muralitharan 39 68 1335 343.3 3.88 1996-2011
3 L Malinga 28 56 1281 232.2 5.51 2007-2019
4 W Akram 36 55 1311 324.3 4.04 1987-2003
5 M Starc 18 49 726 156.1 4.64 2015-2019
6 C Vaas 31 49 1040 261.4 3.97 1996-2007
7 Z Khan 23 44 890 198.5 4.47 2003-2011
8 J Srinath 33 44 1224 283.2 4.32 1992-2003
9 I Tahir 21 40 847 191.5 4.41 2011-2019
10 T Boult 19 39 850 184 4.61 2015-2019


10. Trent Boult:

  • Full Name... Trent Alexander Boult.
  • Date of birth... 22 July 1989.
  • Place of birth...  Rotorua, New Zealand.
  • Height... 1.80 m.
  • Role in the team... As a Bowler.
  • Style of batting... Right Handed Bat.
  • Style of bowling... Left-arm fast.
  • International career... 2011 to 2021.
  • Represented teams... New Zealand, New Zealand A, New Zealand Under-19, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, Mumbai Indians, Northern Knights, Toronto Nationals.

 

Top 10 highest wicket taker bowlers in ODI World Cup.


  • Trent Boult plays in the ODI World Cups for New Zealand for the last 2 consecutive years in his entire cricket career from 2015 to 2019 and with a total of 30 wickets ranked on the tenth position in the list of top 10 highest wicket taker bowlers in ODI World Cup so far.

Following is a brief description of Trent Boult's bowling performance in the One Day International World Cup.

In 2015:

  • Trent Boult debuted his ODI World Cup for New Zealand in 2015 which was jointly organized in Australia and New Zealand in which he had played a total of 8 matches and bowled 85 overs with an average of 4.29 runs/over including 14 maiden overs, 12 wide balls, without any no ball and was managed to take total 22 wickets for 371 runs.

In 2019:

  • Boult played his second ODI World Cup for New Zealand in 2019 which was jointly organized in England and Wales in which he played a total of 10 matches and bowled 99 overs with an average of 4.84 runs/over including 13 wide balls, 4 maiden overs, 0 no balls, and was managed to capture total 17 wickets for expending of 479 runs.
Year In Wk R O M Wd Nb Eco
2015 09 22 371 85 14 12 0 4.29
2019 10 17 479 99 4 13 0 4.84
T 19 39 850 184 18 25 0 4.56


9.Imran Tahir:

  • Full Name... Mohammad Imran Tahir.
  • Date of birth... 27 March 1979.
  • Place of birth...  Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Height... 1.78 m.
  • Role in the team... As a Bowler.
  • Style of batting... Right Handed Bat.
  • Style of bowling... Right-Arm Leg Spin.
  • International career... 2011 to 2021.
  • Represented teams... South Africa, World XI, Pakistan, Warwickshire, Hampshire, Duronto Rajshahi, Lions, Delhi Capitals, Dolphins, Nottinghamshire, Mumbai Cricket Association XI, Rising Pune Supergiant, Derbyshire, Nelson Mandela Bay Stars, Chennai Super Kings, Multan Sultans, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Durham county, Nelson Mandela Bay Giants, Surrey, Amsterdam Knights, Melbourne Renegades, Deccan Gladiators, Birmingham Phoenix.
  • Imran Tahir played in the One Day International World Cups for South Africa for 3 consecutive years in his entire cricket career from 2011 to 2019 and with a total of 40 wickets ranked on the ninth position in the list of top 10 highest wicket taker bowlers in ODI World Cup so far.

Following is a brief description of Tahir's bowling performance in the One Day International World Cup.

Year In Wk R O M Wd Nb Eco
2011 8 14 150 38.9 2 6 0 3.82
2015 8 15 323 76.2 5 5 0 4.21
2019 5 11 374 76 0 1 0 4.91
T 21 40 847 191.1 7 12 0 4.31


8. Javagal Srinath:

  • Full Name... Javagal Srinath.
  • Date of birth... 31 August 1969.
  • Place of birth... Mysore, Karnataka, India.
  • Height... 1.91 m.
  • Role in the team... As a Bowler.
  • Style of batting... Right Handed Bat.
  • Style of bowling... Right-arm fast.
  • International career... 1991 to 2003.
  • Represented teams... India, Karnataka, Gloucestershire, Leicestershire, Durham County Club.
  • Javagal Srinath played in the One Day International World Cup for India for 4 consecutive years in his entire cricket career from the year 1992 to 2003 and with a total of 44 wickets ranked on the eighth position in the list of top 10 highest wicket taker bowlers in ODI World Cup so far.

Following is a brief description of Srinath's bowling performance in the One Day International World Cup.

Year In Wk R O M Wd Nb Eco
1992 7 8 249 53.1 3 10 13 4.82
1996 7 8 293 65.4 3 7 0 4.53
1999 8 12 313 73.2 11 13 14 4.27
2003 11 16 369 91.1 4 14 5 4.04
T 33 44 1224 282.8 21 44 32 4.41




7. Zaheer Khan:

  • Full Name... Zaheer Khan.
  • Date of birth...  07 October 1978.
  • Place of birth... At Shrirampur a city of Ahmednagar of Maharashtra, India.
  • Height... 1.85 m.
  • Role in the team... As a Bowler.
  • Style of batting... Right Handed Bat.
  • Style of bowling... Left-arm fast.
  • International career... 2000 to 2017.
  • Represented teams... India, Asia XI, India A, Mumbai, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Mumbai Indians, Delhi Capitals, India Legends, Bengal Tigers, Delhi Bulls.
  • Zaheer Khan played the One Day International World Cup for India for 3 consecutive years in his entire cricket career from the year 2003 to 2011 and with a total of 44 wickets ranked on the seventh position in the list of top 10 highest wicket taker bowlers in ODI World Cup so far.

Following is a brief description of Zaheer's bowling performance in the One Day International World Cup.

Year In Wk R O M Wd Nb Eco
2003 11 18 374 87.4 5 39 13 4.44
2007 3 5 122 29 3 8 4 4.22
2011 9 21 394 80.9 4 11 0 4.6
T 23 44 890 197.3 12 58 17 4.47


6. Chaminda Vaas:

  • Full Name... Warnakulasuriya Patabendige Ushantha Joseph Chaminda Vaas.
  • Date of birth... 27 January 1974.
  • Place of birth... At Wattala a suburb of Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Height... 1.78 m.
  • Role in the team... As a Bowler.
  • Style of batting... Left Handed Bat.
  • Style of bowling... Left-arm fast.
  • International career... 1994 to 2010.
  • Represented teams... Sri Lanka, Asia XI, Sri Lanka Legends, Middlesex, Northamptonshire,
  • Wayamba United, Deccan Chargers.
  • Chaminda Vaas played in the One Day International World Cup for Sri Lanka for 4 consecutive years in his entire cricket career from 1996 to 2007 and with a total of 49 wickets ranked on the sixth position in the list of top 10 highest wicket taker bowlers in ODI World Cup so far.

Following is a brief description of Vaas's bowling performance in the One Day International World Cup.

Year In Wk R O M Wd Nb Eco
1996 6 6 193 49 6 3 0 3.99
1999 5 7 230 47 4 2 6 4.82
2003 10 23 331 87.6 14 7 10 3.80
2007 10 13 286 77.4 15 3 4 3.59
T 31 49 1040 261 39 15 20 4.05


5. Mitchell Starc:

  • Full Name... Mitchell Aaron Starc.
  • Date of birth... 30 January 1990.
  • Place of birth... Baulkham Hills, Australia.
  • Height... 1.97 m.
  • Role in the team... As a Bowler.
  • Style of batting... Left Handed Bat.
  • Style of bowling... Left-arm fast.
  • International career... 201 to 2021.
  • Represented teams... Australia, Australia A, New South Wales, New South Wales Under-19, Australia Under-19, Sydney Sixers, Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Yorkshire, Sydney Thunder, Finch XI.
  • Mitchell Starc playing on the One Day International World Cup for Australia for the last two consecutive years in his entire cricket career from 2015 to 2019 and with a total of 49 wickets ranked on the fifth position in the list of top 10 highest wicket-taker bowlers in ODI World Cup so far.

Following is a brief description of Starc's bowling performance in the One Day International World Cup.

In 2015:

  • Mitchell Starc debuted in the One Day International World Cup for Australia in 2015 which was jointly organized in Australia and New Zealand in which he played 8 matches entirely and bowled out 63.1 overs with an average of 3.43 runs per over including 3 maiden overs, 11 wide balls, 1 no ball and was managed to take total 22 wickets for expending of 224 runs.

In 2019:

  • Starc played his second and the latest One Day International World Cup for Australia in 2019 which was jointly organized in England and Wales in which he played 10 matches entirely and bowled out 91.8 overs with an average of 5.41 runs per over including 5 maiden overs, 29 wide balls, without any no balls and was succeeded to able to take total 27 wickets for the expenditure of 502 runs.
Year In Wk R O M Wd Nb Eco
2015 8 22 224 63.1 3 11 1 3.43
2019 10 27 502 91.8 5 29 0 5.41
T 18 49 726 154.9 8 40 1 4.42




4. Wasim Akram:

  • Full Name... Wasim Akram.
  • Date of birth... 03 June 1966.
  • Place of birth... Lahore, Pakistan.
  • Height... 1.88 m.
  • Role in the team... As a Bowler.
  • Style of batting... Left Handed Bat.
  • Style of bowling... Left-arm fast.
  • International career... 1984 to 2003.
  • Represented teams... Pakistan, Ponting XI, Warne Warriors.
  • Wasim Akram participated in the One Day International World Cup for Pakistan for 5 consecutive years in his entire cricket career from 1987 to 2003 and with a total of 55 wickets ranked on the fourth position in the list of top 10 highest wicket taker bowlers in ODI World Cup so far.

Following is a brief description of Wasim Akram's bowling performance in the One Day International World Cup.

Year In Wk R O M Wd Nb Eco
1987 7 7 295 63.2 1 0 0 4.68
1992 10 18 238 89.4 3 48 29 3.68
1996 4 3 135 33.2 3 5 9 4.08
1999 10 14 342 90 6 33 30 3.80
2003 5 12 201 47.3 4 16 14 4.18
T 36 54 1311 323.1 17 102 82 4.08


3. Lasith Malinga:

  • Full Name... Separamadu Lasith Malinga.
  • Date of birth... 28 August 1983.
  • Place of birth... Galle, Sri Lanka.
  • Height... 1.73 m.
  • Role in the team... As a Bowler.
  • Style of batting... Right Handed Bat.
  • Style of bowling... Right arm fast.
  • International career... 2004 to present.
  • Represented teams... Sri Lanka, Asia XI, Middlesex, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Ruhuna Royals, Mumbai Indians, Melbourne Stars, Ruhuna Reds, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, Saint Lucia Kings, Rangpur Riders, Stellenbosch Kings, Montreal Tigers, Dambulla, Kandy, Khulna Titans, Galle, Galle Gladiators.


Top 10 highest wicket taker bowlers in ODI World Cup.


  • Lasith Malinga participated in the One Day International World Cups for Sri Lanka for 4 consecutive years in his entire cricket career from 2007 to 2019 and with a total of 56 wickets ranked on the third position in the list of top 10 highest wicket taker bowlers in ODI World Cup so far.

Following is a brief description of Malinga's bowling performance in the One Day International World Cup.

Year In Wk R O M Wd Nb Eco
2007 8 18 284 58.2 6 6 4 4.77
2011 6 13 270 48.4 0 17 3 5.75
2015 7 12 354 63.4 1 17 6 5.60
2019 7 13 373 61.4 4 19 3 6.25
T 28 56 1281 231.4 11 59 16 5.59


2. Muthiah Muralidaran:

  • Full Name... Deshabandu Muttiah Muralitharan.
  • Date of birth... 17 April 1972.
  • Place of birth... Kandy, Dominion of Ceylon 'Sri Lanka'.
  • Height... 1.70 m.
  • Role in the team... As a Bowler.
  • Style of batting... Right Handed Bat.
  • Style of bowling... Right-arm off-break.
  • International career... 1992 to 2014.
  • Represented teams... Sri Lanka, Asia XI, ICC World XI, Rest of the World XI, Sri Lanka Legends, Gloucestershire, Chittagong Kings, Uthura Rudras, Melbourne Renegades, Jamaica Tallawahs, Sachin Blasters, Gemini Arabians, Chennai Super Kings, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Royal Challengers Bangalore.
  • Muthiah Muralidaran participated in the One Day International World Cup for Sri Lanka for 5 consecutive years in his entire cricket career from 1996 to 2011 and with a total of 68 wickets ranked on the second position in the list of top 10 highest wicket taker bowlers in ODI World Cup so far.

Following is a brief description of Muralidaran's bowling performance in the One Day International World Cup.

Year In Wk R O M Wd Nb Eco
1996 6 7 216 57.1 3 4 0 3.76
1999 5 6 158 43 3 6 0 3.67
2003 10 17 273 87.4 7 5 2 3.48
2007 10 23 351 84.4 1 18 1 4.20
2011 8 15 291 71 1 9 2 4.0
T 39 68 1289 342.9 15 42 5 3.8


1. Glenn McGrath:

  • Full Name... Glenn Donald McGrath.
  • Date of birth... 09 February 1970.
  • Place of birth... Dubbo city of New South Wales, Australia.
  • Height... 1.95 m.
  • Role in the team... As a Bowler.
  • Style of batting... Right Handed Bat.
  • Style of bowling... Right-arm fast-medium.
  • International career... 1993 to 2008.
  • Represented teams... Australia, ICC World XI, Middlesex, New South Wales, Sachin Blasters, Australian Legends XI, Delhi Capitals.
  • Glenn McGrath debuted in the One Day International World Cup for Australia for 4 consecutive years in his entire cricket career from 1996 to 2007 and with a total number of 71 wickets sticks on the top position in the list of top 10 highest wicket taker bowlers in ODI World Cup so far.

Following is a brief description of his bowling performance in the One Day International World Cup.

In 1996:

  • Glenn McGrath had debuted his One Day International World Cup for Australia in Wills World Cup 1996 which was jointly organized at India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka in which he played 7 matches in entire, and bowled out a total number of 63.2 overs with an average of 4.14 runs per over including 10 maiden overs, 2 wide balls, 3 no balls, and was managed to cracked total 6 wickets for the expenditure of 258 runs.

In 1999:

  • McGrath played their second One Day International World Cup for Australia in 1999 which was jointly organized in England, Scotland, Ireland, Netherlands, and Wales in which he played 10 matches in entire, and bowled out a total number of 95.3 overs with an average of 3.79 runs per over including 09 maiden overs, 18 wide balls, 18 no balls, and was managed to cracked total 18 wickets for the expenditure of 367 runs.

In 2003:

  • Glenn McGrath played their third One Day International World Cup for Australia in 2003 which was jointly organized in South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Kenya in which he played 11matches entirely, and bowled out a total number of 86.60 overs with an average of 3.58 runs per over including 18 maiden overs, 15 wide balls, without any no balls and was managed to cracked total 21 wickets for the expenditure of 310 runs.

In 2007:

  • McGrath played their fourth One Day International World Cup for Australia in 2007 which was held in West Indies in which he played 11matches in entire, and bowled out a total number of 80.5 overs with an average of 4.33 runs per over including 5 maiden overs, 4 wide balls, 3 no balls and was managed to cracked total 26 wickets for the expenditure of 357 runs.
Year In Wk R O M Wd Nb Eco
1996 7 6 258 63.2 10 2 3 4.14
1999 10 18 367 95,3 9 17 18 3.79
2003 11 21 310 86.60 18 15 0 3.58
2007 11 26 357 80.5 5 4 3 4.33
T 39 71 1292 325.6 42 38 24 3.96



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