World Cup 2023: From Shami to Zampa, bowlers with most wickets

India pacer Mohammed Shami ended the 2023 World Cup as the leading wicket-taker of the tournament with 24 scalps in seven matches

Shami, who didn’t play the first four matches of India’s campaign, took the tournament by storm with three fifers and a four-wicket haul

He also registered the best bowling figures by an Indian when he claimed seven for 57 against New Zealand in the semifinal

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Australia’s Adam Zampa equalled Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan for most wickets by a spinner in a single men’s ODI World Cup edition during the final against India. He finished 2nd in the wickets tally with 23

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Despite a poor campaign for Sri Lanka, Dilshan Madushanka was a bright spot. He took 21 wickets in just nine innings at a strike rate of 22.38 and a best of 5/80

India’s Jasprit Bumrah was menacing with the ball, taking 20 wickets in 11 games. He registered nine maidens, the most by a mile in the tournament

Bumrah also became the 10th bowler to cross the 350 international wickets milestone

South Africa bowler Gerald Coetzee became the leading wicket-taker for his nation in a single edition of ODI World Cup. He finished with 20 wickets in his first World Cup campaign