The year 2015 is going to end with all its charm. Cricket fans also enjoyed this year a lot due to mega event of ICC, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. The event ended with the supremacy of Australia, who won the world cup 5th time.
In below line we have summaries the top 10 leading wicket takers in 2015 in all three formats of international cricket.
Top 10 Leading Wicket Takers in 2015 in Tests
Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is the highest wicket taker in test in 2015. He took 62 wickets in 17 innings of 9 matches with a stunning economy of 2.83. Here are the Top 10 leading wicket takers in 2015 in Tests.
|Ravichandran Ashwin (India)||9||17||62||7/66||12/98||17.20||2.83||36.4|
|Josh Hazlewood (Aus)||11||21||51||6/70||9/136||21.60||3.04||42.6|
|Stuart Broad (Eng)||13||25||51||8/15||9/51||25.09||3.02||49.7|
|Yasir Shah (Pak)||7||14||49||7/76||9/155||23.00||2.85||48.3|
|James Anderson (Eng)||11||22||46||6/42||7/62||22.65||2.64||51.3|
|Mitchell Starc (Aus)||11||20||46||6/111||7/174||25.06||3.35||44.7|
|Dhammika Prasad (SL)||9||18||41||4/34||8/169||24.95||3.37||44.3|
|Nathan Lyon (Aus)||12||23||41||4/75||6/144||29.95||3.10||57.9|
|Rangana Herath (SL)||10||19||37||7/48||10/147||35.59||2.97||71.6|
|Trent Boult (NZ)||8||16||36||5/60||9/164||31.47||3.33||56.6|
Top 10 Leading Wicket Takers in 2015 in ODIs
Australian pacer Mitchell Starc tops the list with 41 wickets in 18 innings of 18 matches. Starc also achieved another milestone in this year; he bowled the fastest delivery of the year. It was also the fastest delivery in test cricket history. Now he is among few fastest bowlers who have bowled over 160 km/h.
|Mitchell Starc (Aus)||18||18||41||6/28||16.26||4.61||21.1|
|Imran Tahir (SA)||22||22||37||5/45||25.18||4.68||32.2|
|Trent Boult (NZ)||17||17||36||5/27||19.77||4.44||26.6|
|Wahab Riaz (Pak)||20||20||32||4/45||27.43||5.26||31.2|
|Steven Finn (Eng)||18||18||31||5/33||27.67||5.75||28.8|
|Dale Steyn (SA)||19||19||30||3/27||27.30||4.98||32.8|
|Morne Morkel (SA)||16||16||28||4/39||22.50||4.69||28.7|
|Tim Southee (NZ)||18||17||28||7/33||31.60||5.97||31.7|
|Mustafizur Rahman (Ban)||9||9||26||6/43||12.34||4.26||17.3|
|Corey Anderson (NZ)||17||16||25||4/52||21.32||6.40||19.9|
Top 10 Leading Wicket Takers in 2015 in T-20 Internationals
In T-20 internationals Netherlands Ahsan Jamil took most wickets. He played 7 matches and took 16 wickets with an average of 10.68. Surprisingly only two players from test playing nations made their names in Top 10 leading wicket takers in 2015 in T-20 Internationals list. David Wiese, from South Africa and Sohail Tanvir of Pakistan.
|Malik Ahsan Ahmad Jamil (Neth)||7||7||16||4/21||10.68||6.93||9.2|
|David Wiese (SA)||7||7||14||5/23||11.78||7.07||10.0|
|Haseeb Amjad (HK)||8||8||14||4/16||15.21||7.26||12.5|
|Graeme Cremer (Zim)||9||9||14||3/18||15.50||6.57||14.1|
|Dawlat Zadran (Afg)||8||8||13||3/17||17.38||7.29||14.3|
|KJ O’Brien (Ire)||8||6||11||3/8||8.63||5.00||10.3|
|Mudassar Bukhari (Neth)||7||7||11||4/28||14.09||6.50||13.0|
|Aizaz Khan (HK)||8||8||11||3/22||16.00||6.17||15.5|
|Sohail Tanvir (Pak)||8||8||11||3/29||21.90||7.77||16.9|
|Bilal Khan (Oman)||6||6||10||4/20||14.40||6.49||13.3|