This article will tell you the 10 best ever bowling figures in the Cricket World Cup match. From 1975 to 2019 we have seen some greatest bowling in the world cup tournament.

10 Best Bowling Figures in a World Cup Match

10 Best Bowling Figures in a World Cup Match

1. GD McGrath (2003 World Cup)

McGrath was the greatest bowler that Australia produced. His bowling length and control were really awesome. McGrath took 381 wickets in ODI. Where he took 71 wickets in his Cricket World Cup carrier.

Glenn McGrath's best-ever CWC bowling figure was in 2003 against Namibia. In that match, he took 7 wickets and gave 15 runs.

2. Andy Bichel (2003 World Cup)

In the 2003 world cup Andy Bichel and Glenn McGrath created the best ever bowling figures in history. These two bowlers were the key to the Australian team in 2003.

Andy took 7 wickets and gave 20 runs against England on 2nd March 2003. But it was not easy to win over England because they also bowled superbly in that match. Then Australia got victory over England with 2 balls remaining.

3. Tim Southee (2015 World Cup)

In the 2015 CWC match against England, this New Zealand bowler was shined by his bowling. He took 7 wickets and gave 33 runs. It was New Zealand's best-ever bowling figure in world cup cricket.

4. Winston Davis (1983 World Cup)

A very old fast bowler cricketer of the West Indies. Winston Davis took 7 wickets for 51 runs against Australia in 1983. Till now it is the best ever bowling in Cricket WC by any West Indian cricketer.

5. Gary Gilmour (1975 World Cup)

On 18th June 1975, Gary Gilmour created history in the World Cup match against England. This right-arm Aussie fast bowler took 6 wickets in just 14 runs.

Also, he bowled 6 maiden overs in that match. It became the most maiden overs bowled by a player in a world cup match.

6. Ashish Nehra (2003 World Cup)

Ashish Nehra played 3 world cup tournaments and his best ever bowling figure was 6 for 23 against England at Durban. 

It was the best ever bowling figure by an Indian bowler in the cricket world cup. Ashish Nehra played his last international game in 2017.

7. Shane Bond (2003 World Cup)

After Tim Southee, Shane Bond is the 2nd bowler who got the best bowling figures. He took 6/23 against Australia. 

Shane Bon took a total of 30 wickets in his world cup carrier. Although he played only 2 world cups in 2003 and 2007,

8. Chaminda Vaas (2003 World Cup)

WPUJC Vass was Sri Lankan main face bowler in the 2003 world cup. He took the most wickets in the 2003 world cup and also took a hat-trick against Bangladesh, He made his best bowling figure on that world cup 6/25 against Bangladesh.

9. Kemar Roach (2011 World Cup)

Kemar Roach took 6 wickets for 27 runs vs the Netherlands in the 2011 world cup. He was the leading wicket-taker for West Indies in the 2011 world cricket cup.

10. Mitchel Starc (2015 World Cup)

Mitchel Starc is the most extraordinary fast bowler on the Australian cricket team. Strac took the most wickets in 2015 CWC. Also made his best bowling figure against New Zealand in a thrilling match.
Where he took 6 wickets and gave 28 runs.


In this article, I told you the best ever bowling figures in the Cricket World Cup match. I filtered the top 10 figures and wrote an article in my words and post it.

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