No cricket team is complete without a world-class bowler in it. A bowler is the backbone of the team and can make or break a match on his own. So as World Cup season is all about to start and here we have the list of Top 10 Wicket Takers In ICC World Cup(1975-2015).
#10 Daniel Vettori (2003-2015):
A great spin ball bowler from New Zealand Daniel Vettori played 32 World Cup innings. In these 32 matches, he managed to take 35 wickets at an average of 32.33. His best figures were 4/18 in the World Cup.
#9 Jacob Oram (2003-2011):
Another New Zealand bowler who has his name on the list of Top 10 wicket takers in World Cup. Jacob played in 23 matches and took 36 wickets with his pace bowling. His best figures in the World Cup were 4/39.
#8 Allen Donald (1992-2003):
A great inspiration to fast bowl bowlers across various cricket playing nations, Allen Donald played from South Africa took part in 25 World Cup matches. He took 38 wickets with an average of 24.11. He got his carrier best figures of 4/17 in the World Cup.
#7 Lasith Malinga (2007-2015):
Lasith Malinga took 43 wickets in 22 matches with an impressive average of 21.11 in World Cup.
His carrier best figures were 6/30 and he was one of the best death ball bowlers in his best time. His slow yorkers were able to penetrate defenses of any great batsmen.
#6 Jagvel Srikanth (1992-2003):
Jagvel Srikanth is a great Indian fast bowler and motivation to many young aspiring fast bowlers. He played 34 World Cup innings and took 44 wickets with an average of 27.89.
His carrier best figures were 4/30 in ICC World Cup.
#5 Zaheer Khan (2003-2011):
Also known as one of the best swing ball bowlers in world Cricket, Zaheer Khan played a major role in winning World Cup for India in 2011.
He took 44 wickets in 23 World Cup innings with an average of 20.88. His tournament best figures were 4/42 in World Cup.
#4 Chaminda Vaas (1996-2007):
One of the best bowlers Sri Lankan cricket ever saw Chaminda Vaas played in 38 innings. He took 48 wickets with an average of 21.89.
His best figures were 6/25 and he was a great fast bowler for his country.
#3 Wasim Akram (1987-2003):
Wasim Akram is known as the master of fast bowling. He along with his captain Imran Khan played a crucial role in winning the 1992 World Cup for Pakistan. In 38 matches Wasim Akram took 55 wickets with an average of 23.89.
His best figures were 5/28 in the World Cup. Wasim Akram has trained many bowlers in the world has improved their bowling skills.
#2 Muttiah Muralitharan (1996-2011):
A great spin bowler who had the capability to out any great batsmen in the world. Muttiah Muralitharan from Sri Lanka played in 40 innings and took 68 wickets in total. His average was 19.19 and best figures were 4/19 in the World Cup.
#1 Glenn McGrath (1996-2007):
An Australian bowling legend who pace bowling was best in his time. Glenn McGrath took 71 wickets in 39 matches he took part for Australia. He played a crucial role in winning three World Cup trophies for his country and team.
His carrier best was 7/15 and had the capability to defeat any great batting attack with bowling.
So this was all about in this list of Top 10 Wicket Takers In ICC World Cup.