ODI World Cup 2023: Top 3 highest Wicket-takers

The ICC ODI World Cup 2023 ended with a final between India and Australia at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Let’s delve into the list of the three highest wicket-takers of the tournament.

3. Dilshan Madushanka (SL): 21 Wickets

Sri Lanka’s left-arm quick Dilshan Madushanka emerged as the third-highest wicket-taker in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023. With 21 wickets in nine matches, Madushanka displayed a brilliant combination of pace and swing with great accuracy. His economy rate of 6.70 and an average of 25.0 reflected his impact in restricting opposition batters.

2. Adam Zampa (AUS): 23 Wickets

Australia’s leg-spin maestro Adam Zampa finished as the second-highest wicket-taker in the World Cup. Zampa’s 23 wickets in 11 matches showcased his consistency and ability to provide crucial breakthroughs, especially in the middle overs. With an economy rate of 5.36 and an average of 22.39, Zampa played a pivotal role in Australia’s campaign, with his best bowling figures of 4/8 reflecting his brilliance.

1. Mohammed Shami (IND): 24 Wickets

Indian pace bowler Mohammed Shami emerged as the leading wicket-taker of the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup. Shami took an impressive 24 wickets in seven matches, demonstrating his ability to dismantle opposition line-ups with his brilliant seam and swing. His economy rate of 5.26 and an average of 10.70 highlighted his effectiveness, with a memorable seven-wicket haul against New Zealand in the semifinal.