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The 2019 ODI World Cup, which was officially known as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, was undoubtedly very special due to the top-class competitions in the entire tournament. England finally ended their long wait to win their first-ever Cricket World Cup after defeating New Zealand in the final of that tournament, which ended controversially.
In that 2019 ODI World Cup, the bowlers also showed their impressive skills with the ball in hand. Majorly the pacers played the leading role of the bowling side of almost every team of that tournament.
Here we are talking about the top five most wicket-takers in the 2019 ODI World Cup.
Jasprit Bumrah (India) – 18 wickets
While the Indian team reached the semi-final of the 2019 ODI World Cup, the right-arm pacer Jasprit Bumrah played an important role with the ball in hand. He finished that tournament as the fifth most wicket-taker who managed to pick up 18 wickets in that tournament. His overall bowling figures in that tournament was 84-9-371-18 (economy rate 4.41) with the bowling average of 20.61. Bumrah had the best economy rate in that tournament among the bowlers who delivered 55 or more overs in that tournament.
Bumrah’s best bowling figures in that tournament were 10-1-55-4 against Bangladesh at Birmingham on 2nd July 2019 (in the League Stage of that tournament).