ICC World Cup 2023: 10 Leading Wicket Takers In The Tournament


Nov 15, 2023

Mohammed Shami (24 Wickets)

Mohammed Shami, the leading wicket-taker in the World Cup for India, amassed an impressive 24 wickets. Achieving two five-wicket hauls and a four-for, Shami secured his status as India's all-time leading wicket-taker in World Cup history.

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Adam Zampa (23 Wickets)

Adam Zampa, Australia's standout leg-spinner, surged with form in the World Cup, claiming 23 wickets in 11 matches at an economy of 5.36. Notably, he played a pivotal role against Pakistan, turning the tide by dismissing Mohammad Rizwan and Iftikhar Ahmed.

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Dilshan Madushanka (21 Wickets)

Dilshan Madushanka showcased bowling prowess, spearheading Sri Lanka's pace attack with 21 wickets in 8 World Cup matches. His standout performance included a memorable five-wicket haul against India at the Wankhede Stadium.

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Jasprit Bumrah (20 Wickets)

Jasprit Bumrah stages a remarkable return, clinching 20 wickets in 11 matches for India after a prolonged absence due to injury. The paceman's impactful comeback is marked by his ability to trouble batsmen on the grand stage with well-executed yorkers.

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Gerald Coetzee (18 Wickets)

Gerald Coetzee, with 18 wickets and four 3-fers in seven matches, offsets his 6.40 economy by snaring crucial wickets, contributing to South Africa's potent fast bowling ensemble alongside Rabada, Ngidi, and Jansen, one of the tournament's strongest.

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Shaheen Afridi (18 Wickets)

Shaheen Afridi, with 18 wickets and a pivotal five-for against Australia in Bengaluru on a batsman-friendly pitch, emerges as a standout performer in the World Cup 2023. His impressive tally comes with an economy of 5.93 over nine matches for Pakistan.

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Marco Jansen (17 Wickets)

South African all-rounder Marco Jansen has maintained remarkable consistency in the World Cup, securing a minimum of two wickets in each match, accumulating a total of 17 wickets to date.

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Mitchell Santner (16 Wickets)

New Zealand's Mitchell Santner, the slow left-arm orthodox bowler, has secured 16 wickets in nine matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. Santner claimed the tournament's inaugural five-wicket haul, showcasing his impactful contributions.

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Haris Rauf (16 Wickets)

Pakistan's right-arm fast bowler, Haris Rau has notched up 16 wickets in nine matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, maintaining an economical bowling rate of 6.74. Rauf's standout performance included a best bowling figure of 3/43 in a match against the Netherlands.

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Ravindra Jadeja (16 Wickets)

Ravindra Jadeja, the Indian all-rounder, has surged into the top wicket-takers list of the tournament, claiming 16 wickets in 11 matches with an impressive economy of 4.25, notably achieving a five-wicket haul against South Africa.

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