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During the 2003 ODI World Cup (officially known as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003), where the defending champions Australia won their third crown, many famous international bowlers dominated with the ball in hand.
In the 2003 ODI World Cup, the pace bowlers were more dominant and consistent than the spinners.
Here we are talking about the top five most wicket-takers in the 2003 ODI World Cup
Shane Bond (New Zealand) – 17 wickets
New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond highly impressed during the 2003 ODI World Cup. The right-arm fast bowler was the most wicket-taker for New Zealand in that tournament after taking 17 wickets in eight matches. His overall bowling figures in that tournament were 78-12-305-17 with an average of 17.94 and economy rate of 3.91.
During that tournament, Bond achieved his best bowling figures during the Super Sixes match against the defending champions Australia (at Port Elizabeth on 11th March 2003) where he had the bowling figures of 10-2-23-6.