ICC World Cup Records and Statistics - Bowling
Best Strike Rate (Min 20 Wickets)
  Player Country Matches Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Avg E/R S/R Best
1 Mohammed Shami* India 11 96.1 9 487 31 15.71 5.07 18.61 5/69
2 M A Starc* Australia 18 156.1 8 726 49 14.82 4.65 19.12 6/28
3 Mustafizur Rahman* Bangladesh 8 72.1 2 484 20 24.20 6.71 21.65 5/59
4 B Lee Australia 17 137.3 15 629 35 17.97 4.58 23.57 5/42
5 L H Ferguson* New Zealand 9 83.4 3 409 21 19.48 4.90 23.90 4/37
6 S W Tait Australia 18 136.3 4 731 34 21.50 5.36 24.09 4/39
7 S L Malinga* Sri Lanka 29 232.2 11 1281 56 22.88 5.52 24.89 6/38
8 M Morkel South Africa 14 108.3 4 506 26 19.46 4.67 25.04 3/33
9 Waqar Younis Pakistan 13 93.1 8 466 22 21.18 5.01 25.41 4/26
10 A D Russell* West Indies 14 100.1 9 576 23 25.04 5.75 26.13 4/49
11 G I Allott New Zealand 9 87.4 7 325 20 16.25 3.72 26.30 4/37
12 Z Khan India 23 198.5 12 890 44 20.23 4.48 27.11 4/42
13 L Klusener South Africa 14 100.5 7 487 22 22.14 4.85 27.50 5/21
14 G D McGrath Australia 39 325.5 42 1292 71 18.20 3.97 27.54 7/15
15 Yuvraj Singh India 23 92.3 4 462 20 23.10 5.01 27.75 5/31
16 G B Hogg Australia 21 158.3 10 654 34 19.24 4.13 27.97 4/27
17 T A Boult* New Zealand 19 184.0 18 850 39 21.79 4.62 28.31 5/27
18 Wahab Riaz* Pakistan 20 166.4 5 926 35 26.46 5.56 28.57 5/46
19 T G Southee* New Zealand 18 162.2 16 854 34 25.12 5.27 28.65 7/33
20 Imran Tahir South Africa 22 191.5 5 847 40 21.18 4.42 28.78 5/45
21 M G Johnson Australia 15 121.0 9 557 25 22.28 4.60 29.04 4/19
22 Saqlain Mushtaq Pakistan 14 112.2 7 494 23 21.48 4.40 29.30 5/35
23 S E Bond New Zealand 16 147.4 20 518 30 17.27 3.51 29.53 6/23
24 Shoaib Akhtar Pakistan 19 148.5 9 765 30 25.50 5.15 29.77 4/46
25 Imran Khan Pakistan 28 169.3 18 655 34 19.26 3.87 29.91 4/37

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