Leading wicket takers in cricket World Cup history
by Ankit Editor
Published - Nov 8, 2014 10:20 am | Updated - Nov 8, 2014 10:20 am
World Cups are the best opportunity for every player in the team to rise up and take their team to the high of World Cup champions. Though cricket is a team game where 11 players decide the faith of every match and eventually the tournament but, every champion team has had that one player who out performed all to help the team claim title. Bowlers have played decisive role in world cups as well, so here are the Leading wicket takers in cricket world cup history.
As the stage is being set for the 2015 world cup in Australia and New Zealand, teams are digging under the usual cover to extract out the talent that they can add to their arsenals. And now that the ICC’s premier most tournament is hosted by a bowler intensified country. Here’s a look at those bowlers who have dominated batsmen in this tournament in the past.
10.Brad Hogg (Australia)
Following the top 9 in the list of leading wicket takers in world cup history is the Chinaman from Australia. Hogg despite the presence of Shane Warne helped himself a place in the Aussie limited overs line up and at times even bowled better than his team-mate. Hogg mixed it up quite well and on most times the batsmen had little idea how to tackel him which helped him further as he took 34 wickets in 21 world cup games. With his fighting attitude and variation filled bowling Hogg occupies the last spot in the top 10 of the leading wicket taker in world cup history