ICC World Cup Records and Statistics - Bowling
Bowlers with Most Career World Cup Wickets
  Player Country Matches Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Avg Best 4w
1 G D McGrath Australia 39 325.5 42 1292 71 18.20 7/15 2
2 M Muralitharan Sri Lanka 40 343.3 15 1335 68 19.63 4/19 4
3 S L Malinga* Sri Lanka 29 232.2 11 1281 56 22.88 6/38 3
4 Wasim Akram Pakistan 38 324.3 17 1311 55 23.84 5/28 3
5 W P U J C Vaas Sri Lanka 31 261.4 39 1040 49 21.22 6/25 2
6 M A Starc* Australia 18 156.1 8 726 49 14.82 6/28 6
7 Z Khan India 23 198.5 12 890 44 20.23 4/42 1
8 J Srinath India 34 283.2 21 1224 44 27.82 4/30 2
9 Imran Tahir South Africa 22 191.5 5 847 40 21.18 5/45 5
10 T A Boult* New Zealand 19 184 18 850 39 21.79 5/27 4
11 A A Donald South Africa 25 218.5 14 913 38 24.03 4/17 2
12 J D P Oram New Zealand 23 182.2 21 768 36 21.33 4/39 2
13 D L Vettori New Zealand 32 281.3 12 1168 36 32.44 4/18 2
14 B Lee Australia 17 137.3 15 629 35 17.97 5/42 3
15 Wahab Riaz* Pakistan 20 166.4 5 926 35 26.46 5/46 2
16 T G Southee* New Zealand 18 162.2 16 854 34 25.12 7/33 1
17 Shakib Al Hasan* Bangladesh 29 238.5 2 1222 34 35.94 5/29 2
18 S W Tait Australia 18 136.3 4 731 34 21.50 4/39 1
19 G B Hogg Australia 21 158.3 10 654 34 19.24 4/27 2
20 Imran Khan Pakistan 28 169.3 18 655 34 19.26 4/37 2
21 C Z Harris New Zealand 28 194.2 10 861 32 26.91 4/7 1
22 S K Warne Australia 17 162.5 16 624 32 19.50 4/29 4
23 S M Pollock South Africa 31 269 37 970 31 31.29 5/36 1
24 A Kumble India 18 173.1 5 708 31 22.84 4/32 1
25 Mohammed Shami* India 11 96.1 9 487 31 15.71 5/69 4

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