Leading wicket taker so far in ICC World Cup 2019

top bowlers in WC 2019The 12th episode of ICC World Cup is approaching. It will be executed in the middle of 2019. Total ten teams will participate there and they are already selected by ICC. The selected teams are Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, South Africa, New Zealand, West Indies, Afghanistan, Australia and England. These ten teams are holding the top ten position considering ICC ODI ranking in recent time. All teams have number of great bowlers considering pacers and spinners. In Asia, the teams are matured with spin bowlers. Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan have top rated spinners which are dominating the World right now. But outside of Asia where teams like Proteas, Aussie and English the pace bowlers are dominating 22 yards ground. Today we would like to talk about the top wicket taker so far in ICC World Cup 2019. Let’s see the complete list of it below.


Pos. Player Nation 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

According to the above listed table, we can see the full list of top wicket taker so far in ICC World Cup 2019. Though the list is fully empty right now because the tournament is yet to start. But as soon as the tournament will kick off, we will update the list for you.

If we consider the top rated bowlers who has the chance to take place among the top wicket taker list, we must consider some bowlers from Asia. They are Indian Jasprit Bumrah and Ravichandran Ashwin. Both of them are top rated bowlers where Ravichandran Ashwin is a top rated all – rounder as well. We also would like to add Bangladeshi all – rounder Shakib Al Hasan there and if the Tigers could reach semi final, Shakib has a chance to jump to the list. Besides, the Green Shirts have some potential players as well like Hasan Ali and Mohammad Amir. The lions have also couple of spinners but we must mention the name of Lasith Malinga and Suranga Lakmal. Team Australia, New Zealand, England and South AFrica have some top rated pacers but there are some different still like English bowler Adil Rashid.

However, now we are going to present the list of top wicket taker in last ICC World Cup 2015 which was executed in Australia and New Zealand. Team Australia won the title by defeating Black Caps in final. Aussie bowler Mitchell Starc took highest number of wicket jointly with Black Caps bowler Trent Boult but Boult played more matches than Starc and so, Aussie bowler took the first position so far. Both of them took 22 wickets each in the tournament. Besides, India bowlers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami grabbed the 3rd and 4th position where Yadav took 18 wickets and Shami took 17 wickets in ICC World Cup 2015. Let’s see the full table below.


Player Nation Inns Wic Econ Avg BB
Mitchell Starc Aus 8 22 3.50 10.18 6/28
Trent Boult New 9 22 4.36 16.86 5/27
Umesh Yadav India 8 18 4.98 17.83 4/31
Mohammed Shami India 7 17 4.81 17.29 4/35
Morne Morkel SA 8 17 4.38 17.58 3/34