Most Wickets in ODI World Cups; Mitchell Starc joins the list

Mitchell Starc
Mitchell Starc (image: CA)

Most wickets in ODI World Cups: Mitchell Starc joins the list for dismissing Most wickets in World Cups. He achieved this feat during the match against the Netherlands in the World Cup 2023.

Winning the toss Australia chose to bat David Warner scored 104 runs on 93 deliveries while Steven Smith scored 71 runs on 68 deliveries Glenn Maxwell was impressive in the match scoring 106 runs on 44 deliveries and was sent out by van Beek.

Van Beek was impressive as he dismissed four wickets. By the end of 50 overs, Australia scored 399 runs losing 8 wickets. With the target of 400 runs, Netherlands’ top order collapsed with the bowling attack of Australia.

Adam Zampa dismissed four wickets while Mitchell Marsh dismissed two wickets. By the end, the Netherlands was all for 90 runs losing all 10 wickets in the 21st over.

Most wickets in ODI World Cups

On dismissing two wickets in the match, Mitchell Starc stands third in the list of players to dismiss the most Wickets in ODI World Cups. He has dismissed a total of 56 wickets in 23 matches.

Glenn McGrath tops the list dismissing 71 wickets on 39 matches. Muttiah Muralitharan stands second with 68 wickets in 40 matches. Lasith Malinga dismissed 56 wickets in 23 matches while Wasim Akram dismissed 55 wickets in 38 matches and stood fourth and fifth in the list.

Player Wickets  no of matches
Glenn McGrath 71 39
Muttiah Muralitharan 68 40
Mitchell Starc 56 23
Lasith Malinga 56 29
Wasim Akram 55 38