most wickets in a series


Updated list of Highest leading wicket taker Bowlers in a series in world cup.
Currently GD McGrath of Australia hold the record with 29 wickets in 11 matches.

Highest Wicket Takers in a Series in World Cup

 

Player Team World Cup Year Mat Overs Mdns Wkts Ave Econ SR 4 5
GD McGrath Aus ICC World Cup 2006/07 11 80.5 5 26 13.73 4.41 18.6 0 0
WPUJC Vaas SL ICC World Cup 2002/03 10 88 14 23 14.39 3.76 22.9 1 1
M Muralitharan SL ICC World Cup 2006/07 10 84.4 1 23 15.26 4.14 22 2 0
SW Tait NZ ICC World Cup 2006/07 11 84.3 1 23 20.3 5.52 22 1 0
B Lee Aus ICC World Cup 2002/03 10 83.1 9 22 17.9 4.73 22.6 0 1
Shahid Afridi Pak ICC Cricket World Cup 2010/11 8 74.3 4 21 12.85 3.62 21.2 2 2
GD McGrath Aus ICC World Cup 2002/03 11 87 18 21 14.76 3.56 24.8 0 1
GB Hogg Aus ICC World Cup 2006/07 11 82.5 6 21 15.8 4 23.6 2 0
Z Khan Ind ICC Cricket World Cup 2010/11 9 81.3 4 21 18.76 4.83 23.2 0 0
GI Allott NZ ICC World Cup 1999 9 87.4 7 20 16.25 3.7 26.3 2 0

Updated Date: February 10, 2015

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