With world cup fantasy game at full swing at 11wickets.com, the most trusted fantasy sports platform of India, the temperature at England & Wales is rising too.
This year England and Wales are hosting the biggest tournament of cricket, the 12th edition of world cup fantasy cricket match. The five-times champion and the defending champion, Australia are looking forward to winning the title for the sixth time. England is another strongest contender of the title this time.
The pitches of the cricket world cup 2019 matches are bound to assist large scores. The bowlers too will get ample opportunity to create some exemplary moments and offer the fans exciting moments.
The bowlers play and equal and important role in the team sport and have given us some wonderful moments during CWC fantasy. Here we have 6 bowlers with most wickets in a world cup edition.
Glenn McGrath – Australia
The Australian right-arm fast-medium bowler, Glenn McGrath is a world cup legend. He took 26 wickets – the highest – in 11 appearances during the world cup 2007 in West Indies. During the series, McGrath’s best innings bowling was 3/14 at 4.41 economy, 18.6 strike rate and with 13.73 bowling average.
Chaminda Vaas – Sri Lanka
The Sri Lankan left-arm fast-medium bowler, Chaminda Vaas is the second in this list. He has been able to scalp 23 wickets in 10 matches during world cup 2003 in Kenya/South Africa/Zimbabwe. During the series, Vaas’ best innings bowling was 6/25 at 3.76economy, 22.9 strike rate and with 14.39 bowling average. He also recorded one 4-wicket haul and one 5-wicket haul during the tournament.
Muttiah Muralitharan– Sri Lanka
Muttiah Muralitharan is the all-time leading wicket-taker for the Sri Lankan team. The right-arm off-break bowler is the third in our list. He has been able to take 23 wickets in 10 matches during world cup 2007in West Indies. During the series, Muralitharan’s best innings bowling was 4/19 at 4.14economy, 22.0 strike rate and with 15.26 bowling average. He also recorded two 4-wickets haul during the tournament.
Shaun Tait – Australia
The Australian right-arm pacer, Shaun Tait is one of the quickest bowlers in the world. A brutal bowler with a shoulder-strong action, he took 23 wickets in 11 matches during WC 2007 in West Indies. During the series, Tait’s best innings bowling was 4/39 at 5.52economy, 22.0 strike rate and with 20.30 bowling average. He also recorded one 4-wicket haul during the tournament.
Mitchell Starc – Australia
Another Australian genius, the left arm pacer, Mitchell Starc is the fifth in our list. Starc is quick to make life for the opposition batsmen. He took 22 wickets in 8 matches during WC 2015 in Australia/New Zealand. During the series, Starc’s best innings bowling was 6/28 at 3.50economy, 17.4 strike rate and with 10.18 bowling average. He also recorded one 4-wicket haul and one 5-wicket haul during the tournament.
Trent Boult – New Zealand
The sixth in our list is New Zealand’s left-arm fast-medium bowler Trent Boult. He is a significant threat to batsmen around the world. He has the ability to move the ball both ways even in unresponsive conditions. He took 22 wickets in 9 matches during world cup 2015 in Australia/New Zealand. During the series, Boult’s best innings bowling was 5/27 at 4.36economy, 23.1 strike rate and with 16.86 bowling average. He also recorded one 4-wicket haul and one 5-wicket haul during the tournament.
*Records have been compiled as on June 04, 2019
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