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Bowlers with most Five-wicket haul in ODI Cricket


  • We have seen many times that a bowler has picked up 5 wickets in an innings, but when it comes to One Day Internationals, the job gets tougher to grab 5 wickets. A bowlers just got 10 overs to bowl and picking up 5 wickets in so less overs is a difficult task. But here we will take a look at bowlers who have most number of 5 wicket hauls in ODI cricket –

    Player Name

    Matches

    Wickets

    5-Wicket haul

    Waqar Younis (Pak)

    262

    416

    13

    Muttiah Muralitharan (SL)

    350

    534

    10

    Brett Lee (Aus)

    221

    380

    9

    Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/Pak)

    381

    378

    9

    Glenn McGrath (Aus)

    250

    381

    7

    Lasith Malinga (SL)

    177

    271

    7

    Lance Kluesner (SA)

    171

    192

    6

    Saqlain Mustaq (Pak)

    169

    288

    6

    Wasim Akram (Pak)

    356

    502

    6

     

    Stat updated till 31 August, 2014

    Waqar Younis of Pakistan tops the list with 13, 5 wicket hauls in ODI cricket. Following him is the Sri Lankan, Muttiah Muralitharan with 10 five-wicket hauls. In all there are just 9 bowlers who have got five wicket hauls more than 5 times in ODI cricket and there also thing to make note is there is no Indian bowler even in the Top 20. Harbhajan Singh with 3 five wicket hauls, makes it to 25th position on this list. 

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