Top 5 bowlers with most wickets in single world cup

Mitchell Starc

Every cricketer has a dream of winning the world cup trophy for their team with his major contribution. Following are the top 5 bowlers who have excelled brilliantly in the world cup tournament and recorded their best performances in single world cup tournament.

Mitchell Starc

Known for his deadly and furious deliveries, Australia left-arm quick bowler holds the record of most wickets in a single series of the world cup. Starc excelled in the 2019 world cup for Australia and with participation in 10 matches, he leads the first spot with 27, the most wickets by any bowler in a single with the best of 5/26 in world cup tournament.

Glenn McGrath 

Another Australian bowling gem who made a name for himself as the best bowler with exceptional skills. The right arm sharp bowler played a total of 11 matches in 2006-07 world cup and amassed a whopping 26 wickets on behalf of Australia. He had the best of 3/14. He is the second highest wicket taker in a single world cup tournament.

Chaminda Vaas

The left arm Sri Lankan star pacer Chaminda Vaas was named 3rd on the list of highest wicket taker in single series of world cup for he excelled 2002-03 world and helped his team immensely with his bowling spell throughout the whole event. Vaas participated in 10 matches and took 23 major wickets, the third highest with a best of 6/25.

Muttiah Muralitharan 

The world class spinner and legendary Sri Lankan bowler is the fourth highest wicket taker in one series of the world cup. The greatest spinner performed brilliantly in the 2006-07 world cup. With participation in 10 matches for Sri Lanka, he took 23 wickets with a best of 4/19.

Shaun Tait

Counted among the fastest bowlers in the history of cricket, the fast and furious right arm bowler Shaun Tait is the 5th highest wicket taker on the list. He has a brilliant record in the 2006-07 world cup as he amassed 23 wickets with participation in 11 matches. He recorded the best 4/39.