World Cup 2015: Top 10 highest Wicket takers in World Cup careerWorld Cup 2015: Top 10 highest Wicket takers in World Cup career
Brad Hogg is considered one of the greatest spinners. He was a member of Australia's victorious 2003 and 2007 Cricket World Cup team. In 21 matches he has taken 34 wickets. 4/27 is his best bowling figure .
Brett Lee was recognized as the fastest bowlers of the world. He is amongst the few bowlers who have taken hat trick in World Cup.In 17 matches he has taken 35 wickets. 5/42 is his best bowling figure .
Jacob Oram had been the mainstream bowler of the New Zealand pace attack.In 23 matches he has taken 36 wickets. 4/39 is his best bowling figure.
Regarded as the 'Fastest White Bowler' in late 80s and 90s South African Allan Donald has taken 38 wickets in 25 matches. He has appeared in 4 editions of the World Cup (1992, 1996, 1999, 2003). 4/17 is his best bowling figure.
Javagal Srinath was amongst the very few fast bowlers India had in early days. He is the only Indian fast bowler to appear in 4 editions.In 34 matches he has taken 44 wickets. 4/30 is his best bowling figure.
Zaheer Khan is amongst the most successful Indian bowlers and emerged as the leader of the pack. Lethal Yorker is what made Zaheer the leading wicket takers for India. Zaheer has been a part of 2007 world cup and 2011 World Cup winning Indian side. In 23 matches he has taken 44 wickets. 4/42 is his best bowling figure.
Chaminda Vaas is amongst the few bowlers who have had hat tricks in World Cups over the years. He claimed a hat trick with the first three balls of his first over against Bangladesh in 2003. In 31 matches he has grabbed 49 wickets. 6/25 is his best bowling figure.
Wasim Akram was the first bowler to reach the 500 wicket mark in the World Cup by taking 12 wickets in 6 matches during 2003 mega event. In 38 matches he has scalped 55 wickets. 5/28 is his best bowling figure.
Muttiah Muralitharan holds a number of records in the cricketing history. In 39 matches he has grabbed 68 wickets. 4/19 is his best bowling figure.
Australia's Glenn McGrath has featured in 4 editions of the World Cup (1996, 1999, 2003, 2007) and has taken 71 wickets in 39 matches which is a record. 7/15 is his best bowling figure.