Leading Wicket Takers in ICC World Cup 2019 & Top Bowling Figures

Posted on February 23, 2019, 1:32 am
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If we consider top wicket-taker in ICC World Cup 2019, we must consider the top-rated bowlers which are going to take part in the upcoming event. Basically, ICC World Cup is a most prestigious cricket competition in the World where players from different teams used to take part.  The player will take more wickets will be awarded as the most wicket taking bowler in the upcoming season as usual. Today we are talking about Leading Wicket Takers in ICC World Cup 2019 and we will take top five bowlers here according to their bowling performances.

Leading Wicket Takers in ICC World Cup 2019 & Top Bowling FiguresThe players used to be obviously special and selected from the team squad. So, most of them used to get a chance to prove them in the field. All of them can not be the top wicket-taker only few will be selected at the end of the season considering their wicket-taking performances. Here we present below their list according to the performance. Let’s see the details.

Leading Wicket Takers in ICC World Cup 2019

Pos. Player Country Inns Match Wic Econ Avg BB
1st 0 0 0 0 0 0
2nd 0 0 0 0 0 0
3rd 0 0 0 0 0 0
4th 0 0 0 0 0 0
5th 0 0 0 0 0 0

[ICC World Cup 2019 is yet begin. As soon as the tournament will start, we will update the list.]

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If we consider the top-rated bowlers in the teams which are selected for upcoming ICC World Cup 2019, we must consider the bowlers of Pakistan Cricket team. They have Mohammad Amir, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan and a couple of more bowlers. They can be the top wicket-taker bowlers in the upcoming event.

Besides, team India has also a couple of talented wicket takers which are Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah. Team Bangladesh has cutter master Mustafiz and Rubel Hossain.

England has Ben Stokes, James Anderson where South Africa has Kagiso Rabada and some others. Above listed all of them has a chance to become top wicket-taker bowlers in the upcoming season of ICC World Cup 2019.

Leading Wicket Takers in ICC World Cup 2015 & Top Bowling FiguresIf we look to the last season ICC World Cup which took place in 2015, Australian bowler Starc became the top wicket-taker. He took total 22 wickets which were the jointly highest.

He played eight matches where Black Caps bowlers Trent Boult took also 22 wickets but he played one more match than Starc. So, New Zealand bowler Boult was placed in 2nd position back then. Besides, Indian bowlers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami were placed on 3rd and 4th position gradually.

Yadav played eight matches and took eighteen wickets where Shami took 17 wickets by playing seven matches so far. On more player also took 17 wickets who was Proteas bowler Morne Morkel.

But he played one more match than Shami and so, he was placed on 5th position so far. Here we present below the top wicket-taker five bowlers list in last season of ICC World Cup along with their statistics.

Top Wicket Taker in 2015

Pos. Player Match Inns Country Wic Econ Avg BB
1st Mitchell Starc 8 8 Aus 22 3.50 10.18 6/28
2nd Trent Boult 9 9 New 22 4.36 16.86 5/27
3rd Umesh Yadav 8 8 Ind 18 4.98 17.83 4/31
4th Mohammed Shami 7 7 Ind 17 4.81 17.29 4/35
5th Morne Morkel 8 8 RSA 17 4.38 17.58 3/34

In last season, Aussie bowler Mitchell Starc became the top wicket-taker. He played eight matches in total in 2015 ICC World Cup and took highest 22 wickets so far.

In exchange for 28 runs, he took highest 6 wickets and that was his best bowling figure in last season. Like him, in the upcoming season, someone will do the job as well.

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