Top Bowlers in World Cup
When we talk about One Day international cricket the only major event that comes into our mind is the World Cup. World Cup is considered as the most ultimate prize for an cricketing nation of the world.
As far as records are concerned Australia’s Glen McGrath holds the record for most number of wickets whereas, Sachin Tendulkar of India holds the record of most number of runs in all world cups he played. This article will cover some of the Top Bowlers in World Cup .
Top Bowlers in World Cup
Dale Steyn the express fast bowler from South Africa is considered as the best fast bowler around. He has been the best fast bowler since the last two years and has been in the top 10 bowlers since a last two years. Dale Steyn is seen a major threat to the batsmen with poor technique. On bouncy pitches and pitches having pace in Australia will help his cause a lot. He is expected to take a number of wickets this time. South Africa has been placed in a pool where there are two Asian teams i.e. Pakistan and India. Both these countries struggle facing short pitch deliveries especially from a bowler who has got pace and variation. Dale Steyn is one of the powerhouse of South African Bowling attack.
Mohammed Irfan the tall seven foot guy has been the trump card for Pakistan bowling since the last year. Irfan who is currently ranked 16th in the ICC bowlers ranking can trouble the batsmen with his pace and bounce which automatically comes with him due to his height. He has been nominated by Sir Vivian Richards among the bowlers to look for in this ICC world cup. Irfan’s position in the Pakistani bowling attack has also gained immense importance after the banning of Saeed Ajmal due to illegal bowling action. Pakistan’s success in this world cup lies greatly upon the shoulders of Mohammed Irfan’s good bowling.
The New Zealand International is an express bowlers who has an ability to bowl at above 140 kph and also can swing the ball both ways. Adam has shown great success recently in a bilateral series with Pakistan. Adam claimed important wickets and showed great resort in controlling the pace and swing. He will enjoy bowling in his home and in Australia and batsmen with weaker techniques will be feared. He and Kyle Mills will love bowling in these conditions. He will play an important role if New Zealand were to win this time’s tournament.
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