So far, 20 matches of the 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup, featuring the top 10 cricketing nations in the world, have been successfully concluded.
In this article, we are looking at the top 5 wicket takers in this tournament so far.
New Zealand player Mitchell Santner, who has taken 11 wickets in four matches, is currently leading the list of wicket takers.
Apart from him, Sri Lankan fast bowler Dilshan Madushanka has also taken 11 wickets in four matches.
Australia’s Mitchell Starc, who was the highest wicket-taker in the 2015 (22 wickets) and 2019 World Cups, has taken only 6 wickets in this tournament so far.
In the 2019 edition of the ODI World Cup, Starc achieved a remarkable feat by taking 27 wickets, which is the highest number of wickets taken by any bowler in a single ODI World Cup edition.
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 commenced on October 5, with the final match scheduled for November 19 in Ahmedabad.
Currently, New Zealand is leading the points table, while hosts India are second.
List of top 5 wicket takers in the Cricket World Cup 2023 :
- Mitchell Santner (New Zealand) – 11 Wickets, 4 Matches
- Dilshan Madushanka (Sri Lanka) – 11 Wickets, 4 Matches
- Jasprit Bumrah (India) – 10 Wickets, 4 Matches
- Matt Henry (New Zealand) – 9 Wickets, 4 Matches
- Shaheen Afridi (Pakistan) – 9 Wickets, 4 Matches