The 11th ICC cricket world cup is scheduled to play in Australia and New Zealand. In previous 10 editions Australia has been the dominating team, winning the mega cricketing event 4 times. Here is another list of ICC Cricket World Cup Records: Bowling and Fielding.These world cup records are clear evidence of Aussie domination in ICC cricket World Cup.
Leading Wicket Taker:
One of the many world cup records of Glenn McGrath is most wickets in world cup. Australian pacer is the leading wicket taker in world cup history. He has taken 71 wickets in the 39 matches which he played in the world cups.
Best Bowling Figures in an Innings:
Best Bowling Average:
Best Economy Rate:
Best Strike Rate:
Most Five-Wicket Hauls:
Gary Gilmour of Australia grips the record for most five wicket hauls in the world cup. He has taken five wickets in an inning twice. Although few other bowlers have also taken five wickets twice but his average and economy are better than others.
Most Wickets in a Single World Cup:
Most Runs Conceded in an Innings:
Indian medium pacer Chetan Sharma was the first bowler to take a hat-trick in World Cup Cricket. He achieved this fate against New Zealand in 1987’s world cup. Spearhead Lasith Malinga is 1st bowler in the world who took two Hat-tricks in the world cups.
Most Wickets on Consecutive Balls:
Sri Lanka’s premium bowler Lasith Malinga has taken most number of wickets on consecutive deliveries in world cup cricket. He took 4 wickets on 4 consecutive balls against South Africa in 2007 world cup.
Most Stumpings by a Wicket keeper:
Most Catches in an Innings:
Most Catches in a Single World Cup:
Most Dismissals by a Wicket Keeper:
Almost all the wicket keeping world cup records belongs to Adam Gilchrist. The most successful wicket keeper in the world cup history holds the record of most dismissals in the world cup with 52 dismissals.
Most Dismissals in an Innings:
Most Dismissals in a Single World Cup: