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World Cup 2019: The highest wicket-taker of each team

  • We take a look at each participating team's best bowler at World Cup 2019.
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Modified 22 Jul 2019, 17:36 IST

#4 Jofra Archer - England

England vs South Africa - World Cup 2019
England vs South Africa - World Cup 2019

Jofra Archer was one of the key performers of England who steered his team to their first World Cup title. He proved his worth in the squad while performing in the Pakistan series at home. When England Cricket Board announced their preliminary squad for the World Cup, they didn't include Archer. Due to his excellent performances during the Pakistan series before the mega event, he replaced David Willey to play in this World Cup.

Archer scalped 20 wickets in 11 matches with an economy of 4.57. His best bowling figures are 3/27 in the opening of the tournament against South Africa. He ended up being the joint third-highest wicket-taker.

Matches - 11, Wickets - 20, BBI - 3/27, Economy - 4.57, Average - 23.05


#3 Mustafizur Rahman - Bangladesh

Bangladesh vs Pakistan - World Cup 2019
Bangladesh vs Pakistan - World Cup 2019

Mustafizur Rahman has been impressive ever since his debut. He finished the tournament as highest wicket-taker from Bangladesh. Mustafizur became the third player in the World Cup history to pick up two consecutive five-fers. He achieved that landmark against India and Pakistan at Birmingham and Lord's respectively.

Rahman picked up 20 wickets in 8 games with an economy of 6.70. His best bowling figures were 5/59 against India at Birmingham. He ended up being the joint third-highest wicket-taker.

Matches - 8, Wickets - 20, BBI - 5/59, Economy - 6.70, Average - 24.20


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Published 22 Jul 2019, 17:36 IST
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