Today we bring you the Cricketers who picked the most wickets at Cricket World Cup 2003. As the format be, most of the key batsmen were in form and most of them played better innings but yet some of the bowlers had control over the tournament. The consistent performance and accurate line and length helped them to influence the match results. It was fast and medium pace bowlers that shine on South African pitches very well. Here, we have the bowlers who took the most wickets at Cricket World Cup 2003.
|1||Chaminda Vaas||Sri Lanka||10||23||14.39||22.9||1||1||6/25||3.76|
|5||Shane Bond||New Zealand||8||17||17.94||27.5||0||1||6/23||3.91|
5. Shane Bond – New Zealand
It was considered that Shane Bond was the best fast bowler of New Zealand since Sir Richard Hadlee. The right-arm bowler was full of energy and speed. His pace attack combined pace, control, and accuracy. He had bowled the deliveries with a speed of 156.4 km/h. Bond was successfully bold in the tournament and always tried to put his team ahead in the chart.
Shane Bond played 8 matches and his tournament figures were 78 – 12 – 305 – 17. Features in the list for the most wickets at Cricket World Cup 2003.
4. Zaheer Khan – India
After Kapil Dev, Zaheer Khan was the most successful fast bowler who had bowled with a hostile seam and pace. His inch-perfect yorkers were his weapon which most of the batsmen found difficult to play. Zak as he was called, not only bowled well in the tournament but he offered valuable advice to the other bowlers too.
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Zaheer Khan bowled effectively for India and his bowling figures from the tournament read 88.2 – 5 – 374 -18. Features in the list for the most wickets at Cricket World Cup 2003.
3. Glenn McGrath – Australia
Glenn McGrath with his simple and natural bowling action always remained effective while he bowled his deliveries. The McGrath was the first Australian bowler who played 100 tests successfully. In Shane Warne’s absence, he controlled Australian bowling well in the company of Brit Lee and helped his team to enter into the final.
Glenn McGrath bowling figures read 87 – 18 – 310 – 21. Features in the list for the most wickets at Cricket World Cup 2003.
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2. Brett Lee – Australia
Brett Lee was one of the successful fast bowlers of Australia. He had bowled real quick deliveries and there was a bowl measured to be 161.1 km/h- It was Brett Lee who performed well for his team after Shane Warne was sent back due to doping violation. Brett Lee along with McGrath & Bichel attacked opponents and claimed 22 wickets in the tournament.
Brett Lee bowled effectively and his bowling analysis was 83.1 – 9 – 394 -22. Features in the list for the most wickets at Cricket World Cup 2003.
1. Chaminda Vaas – Sri Lanka
Chaminda Vaas and his unique bowling efforts against Bangladesh when he took a hat-trick on the first three balls of the match. It’s a unique world record that includes both test and ODI format. Vaas took 6 wickets in the match and Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets in the tournament. Chaminda Vaas was considered as the greatest fast bowler of Sri Lanka for his performance in Test & ODI cricket.
Chaminda Vaas finished with 88 – 10 – 331 – 23 to become top bowler from the tournament. Tops the list for the most wickets at Cricket World Cup 2003.
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