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ICC Champions Trophy, which was earlier known as the ICC knock-out tournament, was inaugurated in 1998. Its name was changed in 2002 as the ICC Champions Trophy. India has won this tournament two times in 2002 and 2013. In 2002, they were joint winners with Sri Lanka as the grand finale was washed out. Under the captaincy of MS Dhoni, the Men in Blue won the trophy in 2013.
India had also reached the grand finale of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 but faced the defeat against Pakistan. Notably, ICC has now scrapped this tournament and its last edition was the ICC Champions trophy 2017. In this article, we have mentioned the top 5 highest wicket-takers of the tournament.
Top Five Highest Wicket-Taker In The ICC Champions Trophy 2017:
1. Hasan Ali:
Pakistan’s fast bowler Hasan Ali had the most successful ICC Champions trophy 2017 edition. Having made the debut for the team in 2016, he became the regular feature for the team and got the place in the tournament. His fast-bowling brought laurels for the Green Army in the mega event.
In the grand finale against India, he played a significant role in dismantling India’s lower-order batsman. He picked up the crucial wicket of MS Dhoni, Ravichandran Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah to bowl India all out for 158 runs while chasing the target of 338 runs.
The young fast bowler notched up 13 wickets at an economy rate of 4.29 in the five matches becoming the highest wicket-taker of the Champions Trophy 2017.