World Cup 2011: Three Highest Wicket Takers of Teams

Afridi and Zaheer topped the list of highest Wicket takers of the World Cup. Afridi played a game less, but Zaheer contribued in almomst all the games, unlike Afridi who went wicketless in their most crucial game of the World Cup, against India in the semifinal. How did bowlers from other countries performed!!

Zaheer Khan joins Afridi as the Best Bowler of World Cup 2011

Highest Wicket takers of the tournament Zaheer Khan of India and Shahid Afridi of Pakistan took 21 wickets each. Zahher played 9 maatches, while Afridi played a match less, 8 games.

Wicket-takers of All Teams in World Cup 2011

Top Three Wicket-taker of different Teams

    Pakistan – Afridi (21), Umar Gul (14), Hafeez (8)
    India – Zaheer Khan (21). Yuvraj (15), Munaf Patel (11)
    New Zealand – Southee (18), Jacob Oram (12), N McCullum (8)
    South Africa – Peterson (15), Imran Tahir (14), Steyn (12)
    Sri Lanka – Muralitharan (15), Malinga (13), Dilshan, Perera (SL)
    Canada – Baidwan (13), Balaji Rao (9), Cheema (6)
    West Indies – Roach (13), Benn (12), Sammy (8)
    England – Swann (12), Bresnan (9), Broad (6)
    Australia – Brett Lee (13), Tait (11), Johnson (10)
    Ireland – Mooney (10), Johnston (8), Dockrell (7)
    Zimbabwe – Price (9), Mpofu (7), Utseya, Cremer (6)
    Netherlands – Seelar (8), Ryan ten (7), Cooper (4)
    Bangladesh – Shakib (8), RRazzak (7), Shafi-ul (6)
    Kenya – Odhiambo (6), Otieno (5), Odoyo, Kamande, Ngoche (3)

The highest wicket-taker of Netherlands Seelar has taken just 8 wickets in 6 matches. That indicates why the Dutch could not score a single win despite good batting performances.

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