Five Wicket Hauls
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Former Pakistani captain and attack bowler Waqar Younis is leading with the Five Wicket Hauls in One Day Internationals. As cricket has been exciting with the presence of quality bowling attack and in the early nineties, Asian Cricketers have been so influential the who marked their name the history of cricket.
In the One Day International Waqar Younis, Muttiah Muralitharan, Brett Lee, Shahid Afridi, and Lasith Malinga are the top five bowlers with five wickets hauls in ODI. Waqar Younis is leading with a total of 13 five wicket hauls and dominated the record list.
List of 5 Wickets Hauls
|Waqar Younis (PAK)||262||416||13|
|Muttiah Muralitharan (SL)||350||534||10|
|Brett Lee (AUS)||221||380||9|
|Shahid Afridi (PAK)||378||378||9|
|Lasith Malinga (SL)||167||256||7|
Five Wicket Hauls in WC
There are 17 different players who claimed five wickets haul during the ICC Cricket World Cup all editions. Glenn McGrath (Australian) “King of Seam” is top of the list, who picked up 71 wickets in 39 matches with an economy of 3.96. Glenn McGrath has bowled most maiden overs during his World Cup career span 1996 to 2007.
1st Position; Glenn McGrath (Aus) is a leading wicket-taker during Cricket World Cup, he took 71 wickets in 39 matches with his career-best bowling figure 7/15 at an economy rate of 3.96.
2nd Position; King of Swing Wasim Akram (Pak) joins the third position for leading wicket-taker during the Cricket World Cup, who picked up 49 wickets in thirty-one matches with his career best 6/25 at an economy rate of 3.79 per over.
List of Five Wicket Hauls in WC
|Glenn McGrath (AUS)||71||39||1292||7/15||1996-2007|
|Wasim Akram (PAK)||55||38||1311||5/28||1987-2003|
|Chaminda Vaas (SL)||49||31||1040||6/25||1996-2007|
|Lasith Malinga (SL)||43||22||908||6/38||2007-2015|
|Brett Lee (AUS)||35||17||629||5/42||2003-2011|
|Tim Southee (NZ)||33||17||784||7/33||2011-2015|
|Shaun Pollock (SA)||31||31||970||5/36||1996-2007|
|Shane Bond (NZ)||30||16||518||6/23||2003-2007|
|Shahid Afridi (PAK)||30||27||831||5/16||1999-2015|
|Imran Tahir (SA)||29||13||473||5/45||2011-2015|
|Kapil Dev (INDIA)||28||26||892||5/43||1979-1992|
|Craig McDermott (AUS)||27||17||599||5/44||1987-1996|
|DW Fleming (AUS)||26||16||583||5/36||1996-1999|
|Abdul Qadir (PAK)||24||13||506||5/44||1983-1987|
|Wahab Riaz (PAK)||24||12||526||5/46||2011-2015|
|Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK)||23||14||494||5/35||1996-2003|
|Dale Steyn (SA)||23||14||538||5/50||2011-2015|