TOP Bowling Record Holders In ICC Cricket World Cup
By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 19, Sep 2023, 9:19 am IST | UPDATED: 25, Sep 2023, 6:09 am IST
The ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023 is set to get underway in India from October 5. In these collection of pictures, we take a look at some of the top record-holding bowlers in the ODI World Cup over the years - from India's Mohammed Shami to Australia's Mitchell Starc and Pakistan's Shoaib Akhtar.
Pacer Mohammed Shami will be part of Team India squad for the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023 beginning next month. Shami holds the record for best bowling strike-rate - 18.6 in World Cup (minimum 20 wickets).
Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has best bowling average in World Cup matches. Starc averages 14.81 in World Cup matches.
Australian left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc has record of claiming most five-wicket hauls in World Cup. Starc has claimed 3 five-wicket hauls in World Cup.
Former Australian pacer Glenn McGrath has the record of claiming most wickets in World Cup matches. McGrath retired with 71 wickets in World Cup.
Former Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has the record of claiming most wickets off consecutive deliveries - 4 against South Africa in the 2007 World Cup match.
Former Australian pacer Glenn McGrath has the best bowling figures in World Cup - claiming 7/15 against Namibia in 2003 World Cup edition.
Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar bowled the fastest delivery in international cricket, clocking 161.3 mph in the 2003 World Cup in South Africa.