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2017 ICC Champions Trophy: Most Wicket Takers

Bowling is one of the main important and interesting parts of cricket. The team who has strong bowling line-up is usually a favourite to win a tournament.

The highest wicket-taker of any tournament always makes a strong fight for winning Man of the Tournament award. At the beginning of any tournament, every bowler has a personal goal to become the leading wicket-taker at the end of the tournament. The target remains same for the every bowler in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy.

ICC Champions Trophy is the second most popular tournament in the ODI format, after the ICC World Cup. The 2017 ICC Champions Trophy is the 8th edition of the tournament, which will begin on 1st June and it will run until the 18th June top wicket takers in odi

Besides the host nation England, other 7 top-ranked teams in the ICC ODI Rankings as on 30th September 2015, are qualified for this tournament. Apart from the hosts, the other 7 teams in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy are Australia, India, South Africa, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan. India will begin this tournament as the defending champion.

Every bowler from each team is looking to become the highest wicket-taker at the end of 2017 ICC Champions Trophy.

Before we get busy to look at the most wicket-taker table of 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, do check out the highest wicket takers in the previous editions of the tournament.

Highest wicket takers in the each previous edition of ICC Champions Trophy

Year Player Team Matches Innings Wickets taken Best bowling figure in an innings Average 4wk/5wk
1998 Jacques Kallis South Africa 3 3 8 5/30 14.00 0/1
2000 Venkatesh Prasad India 4 4 8 3/27 21.37 0/0
2002 Muttiah Muralitharan Sri Lanka 5 3 10 4/15 7.00 1/0
2004 Andrew Flintoff England 4 4 9 3/11 14.00 0/0
2006 Jerome Taylor West Indies 7 7 13 4/49 22.07 1/0
2009 Wayne Parnell South Africa 3 3 11 5/57 17.81 0/1
2013 Ravindra Jadeja India 5 5 12 5/36 12.83 0/1

 

 

Most wicket takers in 2017 ICC Champions Trophy (Top 10)

2017 ICC Champions Trophy: Most Wicket Takers 1
Hasan Ali

 

Player Team Matches Innings Wickets taken Best bowling figure in an innings Average 4wk/5wk
Hasan Ali Pakistan 5 5 13 3/19 14.69 0/0
Josh Hazlewood Australia 3 3 9 6/52 15.77 0/1
Junaid Khan Pakistan 4 4 8 3/40 19.37 0/0
Liam Plunket England 4 4 8 4/55 24.50 2/0
Adil Rashid England 3 3 7 4/41 20.28 1/0
Bhuvneshwar Kumar India 5 5 7 2/23 28.14 0/0
Adam Milne New Zealand 3 3 6 3/79 24.33 0/0
Nuwan Pradeep Sri Lanka 3 3 6 3/60 31.16 0/0
Imran Tahir South Africa 3 3 5 4/27 16.00 1/0
Morne Morkel South Africa 3 3 5 3/18 17.40 0/0

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