Top 5 highest wicket-taker in World Cup 2023
World Cup 2023 has finally ended and what a World Cup it was. It was truly a roller coaster ride for all the cricket fans around the globe. Australia won its sixth time defeating India in the finals. In this article, we will tell you the top 5 wicket takers in the World Cup 2023.
#5 Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah of India is fifth fifth-highest wicket-taker in the 2023 World Cup. He took 20 wickets in 11 games. Bumrah was the leader of India’s bowling attack. He delivered some magnificent opening spells in the tournament.
#4 Gerald Coetzee
South African young pace sensation, Gerald Coetzee was included as a replacement for Anrich Nortje but the way he played in the tournament with his aggression and determination was something to appreciate. He took 20 wickets in 8 games.
#3 Dilshan Madhushanka
Sri Lanka’s left-arm fast bowler, Dilshan Madhushanka was also very impressive with his fast-bowling skills in the tournament. With the new ball, he took many wickets. He is third third-highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 21 wickets in 9 games.
#2 Adam Zampa
Right arm wrist spinner of Australia, Adam Zampa was one of the strongest reasons behind Australia’s success in the tournament. He is the second-highest wicket-taker in the tournament with 23 wickets in 11 games. Zampa is also the only spinner on our list.
#1 Mohammed Shami
Came as a replacement for Hardik Pandya after four games, Mohammed Shami was special in the 2023 World Cup. Bowling as the first change, Shami took 24 wickets in only 7 games. Shami also took three five-wicket hauls in the tournament. With some unbelievable displays of seam bowling and spells that will be remembered for ages, Shami was at his best in the 2023 World Cup.