Today we talk about bowlers with the best match spells at Cricket World Cup 2007. The top five bowlers who had bowled the best spells during the matches helped their teams to perform better during the World Cup tournament.
|1.||5-18||10||Andrew Hall||South Africa||England|
|2.||5-39||10||Charl Langeveldt||South Africa||Sri Lanka|
|3.||5-45||10||André Nel||South Africa||Bangladesh|
|4.||4–19||9.4||Nathan Bracken||Australia||Sri Lanka|
|5.||4–19||9||Muttiah Muralitharan||Sri Lanka||Ireland|
The bowling performance of some of the bowlers remains outstanding throughout the tournament. The bowlers like Hall, Langeveldt, Nel, Bracken, and Muralitharan bowled the best spells for their teams and that had made the tournament highly engaging.
Best Match Spells at Cricket World Cup 2007
Andrew Hall (South Africa)
Andrew Hall the South African all-rounder bowled fast-medium pace bowling and also played as an opening batsman. During the World Cup, he had played well with ball and bat and allowed his team to rank higher in the table. His 5 wickets haul against England remained an unforgettable performance. Led the best match spells at Cricket World Cup 2007.
Charl Langeveldt (South Africa)
The right-hand bowler who bowled fast-medium pace and had become a very useful player of South Africa from 2001 to 2010. He was successful mainly in the one Day International matches. While playing against Sri Lanka, he took 5 main wickets for 39 runs to win the match. He was the third South African to take 5 wickets in the World Cup tournament. Among the best match spells at Cricket World Cup 2007.
André Nel (South Africa)
Andre Nel was one of the fast bowlers with commanding control over his bowling ability. He was the one who had always troubled the great Brian Lara and took his wicket during 8 different locations while playing against West Indies. Nel was considered as aggressive bowler whom most of the batsmen respected from the heart. Among the best match spells at Cricket World Cup 2007.
Nathan Bracken (Australia)
Nathan Bracken was a tall and handsome bowler. His fast-medium bowling and his ability to swing the ball on both sides made him very useful under various circumstances. He had played for Australia in test-matches, ODI, and in twenty formats too. Bracken remained unlucky not to get more chances to play for Australia during his career. Among the best match spells at Cricket World Cup 2007.
Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
Muralitharan is one of the most successful bowlers who had unique bowling action that had become controversial. He was part of the Sri Lankan team which had won the World Cup in 1996. Murlidharan became the second-highest wicket-taker during the World Cup 2007 with the tally of 23 wickets after Glenn McGrath. His bowling efforts of 5 wickets for 19 runs against Ireland were a match-winning performance for Sri Lanka. Among the best match spells at Cricket World Cup 2007.
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