Top 10 Bowlers with most ODI wickets at a single venue
Updated - Oct 2, 2016 9:41 am
The game of cricket is popular for numbers as there are an incredible amount of records that are created every now and then. Each time a game is played, there are several new records that get registered in the record book and thus make the game all the more exciting.
Cricketers have been known for having their favourite venues which suit them more than any other place. They get accustomed to the conditions of the ground as they play a certain number of matches and understand what the pitch and the ground have to offer. As the players move forward in their careers, they tend to develop a special liking to some particular venues and bring out their best whenever a game is played there.
There are numerous instances of bowlers getting more wickets at some grounds as compared to others. Here are the bowlers with most ODI wickets at a single venue.
10. Anil Kumble – 56 wickets at Sharjah Cricket Stadium:
Between 1990 and 2000, India played a lot of matches at Sharjah and most of those were against arch rivals Pakistan. Though most of those were dominated by Pakistan due to a flurry of quality bowlers, the legendary leg-spinner from India Anil Kumble was the most prolific bowler for the team in that duration.
He picked up 56 wickets in 40 ODIs at Sharjah and had an amazing economy rate of just 3.94. His best figures of 4/50 came against West Indies in the year 1991. India’s leading wicket-taker in ODIs and Tests in currently serving as the coach of the Indian national side.