Get complete list of ICC World Cup Highest Wicket Takers. Cricket World Cup Leading Wicket takers of all times. ICC Cricket World Cup history and wicket taking bowlers stats. Best Bowling Figures in ICC World Cup. Who can be most wicket taker in ICC World Cup 2019?
ICC World Cup is one of the highest ranked cricket tournament which was launched back in 1975 and now in 2019, the 12th successful edition of this event is going to be started from 30th May 2019 whereas England will host this mega cricket event.
No doubt Cricket World Cup is a major and most awaiting plat-from for all young cricket players as this cricket event provides them opportunity to display their hidden skills and potential in front of whole world to gain fame and popularity in no time.
World has witnessed that World Cup had introduced many legendary players back in the history but sometimes this event become the main reason of career decline for many cricketers. Here you will get the ICC Cricket World Cup High Wicket Takers List.
ICC Cricket World Cup Highest Wicket Takers
The Australian pace bowler GD McGrath is one of the best and most successful bowler in all editions of ICC World Cup. GD McGrath started his professional career in 1996 and remained the part of national team till 2007. GD McGrath had appeared in 39 matches of World Cup and took highest 71 wickets with 7 for 15 best figures.
The Sri Lankan Spin Wizard Muralitharan is present on 2nd place in this list as this blower had played total 40 matches in his World Cup career and took 68 wickets. Muralitharan had become the part of national team in 1996 and got his official retirement back in 2011. His best bowling figures are 4 for 19.
Wasim Akram better known as Swing ka Sultan due to his ability to swing the bowl in both direction seven on high pace. Wasim Akram was the proud pace bowler of Pakistan represented his team from 1987 to 2003. Wasim Akram was appeared in 38 matches of World Cup and got 55 wickets.
Well on the list of highest wicket taking bowlers in World Cup, WPUJC Vaas is the 2nd Sri Lankan pace bowler who is dominating this list with his appearance of 3rd place. Vaas was well known pace bowler who remained the part of the team from 1996 to 2007. Vaas had played total 31 world cup matches and got 49 wickets with 6 for 25 as best bowling figures.
The Indian pace machine Zaheer Khan is hanging on 5th place on this list. Zaheer had started his international career in 2003 and got his retirement in 2011. Although Khan holds very limited international cricket but still he is considered as one of the most successful pace bowler of Indian cricket team. With 23 appearances in World Cup Zaheer Khan took 44 wickets and his best performance is 4 wickets on 42 runs.