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Under the captaincy of former Indian captain MS Dhoni, India got their hands on the ICC Champions Trophy 2013. They attained victory after defeating the host England in the thrilling grand-finale by five runs.
India had earlier won the ICC Champions Trophy in 2002 under the captaincy of Sourav Ganguly. They were declared as the joint winners with Sri Lanka as the final of the match was interrupted by rain.
Here, we have discussed the bowlers who picked the most number of wickets in the ICC Champions Trophy 2013.
1. Ravindra Jadeja:
The bowling allrounder Ravindra Jadeja shined in the international cricket after his terrific performance in the Champions Trophy 2013. He announced his arrival through his performance in the tournament and never looked back after that. He is now the pivotal player for India across all the formats.
In India’s winning campaign in Champions Trophy 2013, he was the highest wicket-taker, picking 12 wickets in five matches at a startling economy rate of 3.37 and an average of 12.83. He registered his best bowling figures against West Indies at The Oval. He dismissed five batsmen at the economy rate of 3.60. He even bowled two maiden overs in his ten over quota
Since his record-breaking performance, Jadeja is a regular member of Team India in all the formats. He has so far played 49 Tests, 165 ODIs and 49 T20Is.