World Cup 2019: Top 5 performers of the tournament
It has been a week since the 12th edition of ICC Cricket World Cup ended but the cricketing universe is still high on the nail-biting final between England and New Zealand. The host nation England lifted their first title by winning the final on the basis of their superior number of boundaries. It was a once in a lifetime moment for all the die-hard cricket lovers to witness this match.
Shifting the focus to the other teams now, several players had stunned set the tournament alight with their extraordinary form in ICC World Cup 2019. A plethora of old records were shattered in this edition of the World Cup. These players ensured that their name is written in gold in World Cup history.
This article features a list of the top 5 performers of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
#5 Jasprit Bumrah, India (Most Maidens)
The bowlers did not allow the batsmen to cross the 400-run mark even once in the 12th edition of ICC Cricket World Cup which shows that the bowlers had a great tournament. India’s top pacer, Jasprit Bumrah, emerged as the star bowler of his side at the mega-event.
Jasprit Bumrah, currently the number 1 bowler in the ICC Rankings proved to be a very handy bowler for skipper Virat Kohli. The star bowler bowled the most number of maiden overs (9) in the tournament. He even scalped 18 wickets throughout and his maiden overs kept a check on the run flow.
The second best bowler in this category, Jofra Archer had bowled 8 maiden overs in 11 matches.