World Cup 2019: Highest wicket-takers at each World Cup (1975 to 2015)

First Published 29, May 2019, 1:14 PM IST

ICC World Cup 2019 is set to commence on May 30. This will be the 12th edition of the 50-over ICC tournament, played every four years. England and Wales are the hosts this year. Here is a look back at the highest wicket-takers at each of the World Cup from 1975 to 2015

1975 World Cup: Gary Gilmour (Australia) — 11 wickets (2 matches)

1975 World Cup: Gary Gilmour (Australia) — 11 wickets (2 matches)

1979 World Cup: Mike Hendrick (England) — 10 wickets (5 matches)

1979 World Cup: Mike Hendrick (England) — 10 wickets (5 matches)

1983 World Cup: Roger Binny (India) — 18 wickets (8 matches)

1983 World Cup: Roger Binny (India) — 18 wickets (8 matches)

1987 World Cup: Craig McDermott (Australia) — 18 wickets (8 matches)

1987 World Cup: Craig McDermott (Australia) — 18 wickets (8 matches)

1992 World Cup: Wasim Akram (Pakistan) — 18 wickets (10 matches)

1992 World Cup: Wasim Akram (Pakistan) — 18 wickets (10 matches)

1996 World Cup: Anil Kumble (India) — 15 wickets (7 matches)

1996 World Cup: Anil Kumble (India) — 15 wickets (7 matches)

1999 World Cup: Geoff Allott (New Zealand) — 20 wickets (9 matches)

1999 World Cup: Geoff Allott (New Zealand) — 20 wickets (9 matches)

1999 World Cup: Shane Warne (Australia) — 20 wickets (10 matches). Allott and Warne were joint highest wicket-takers

1999 World Cup: Shane Warne (Australia) — 20 wickets (10 matches). Allott and Warne were joint highest wicket-takers

2003 World Cup: Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka) — 23 wickets (10 matches)

2003 World Cup: Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka) — 23 wickets (10 matches)

2007 World Cup: Glenn McGrath (Australia) — 26 wickets (11 matches)

2007 World Cup: Glenn McGrath (Australia) — 26 wickets (11 matches)

2011 World Cup: Zaheer Khan (India) — 21 wickets (9 matches)

2011 World Cup: Zaheer Khan (India) — 21 wickets (9 matches)

2011 World Cup: Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) — 21 wickets (8 matches). Zaheer and Afridi were joint highest wicket-takers

2011 World Cup: Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) — 21 wickets (8 matches). Zaheer and Afridi were joint highest wicket-takers

2015 World Cup: Trent Boult (New Zealand) — 22 wickets (9 matches). Boult will be featuring in the World Cup 2019 in England and Wales

2015 World Cup: Trent Boult (New Zealand) — 22 wickets (9 matches). Boult will be featuring in the World Cup 2019 in England and Wales

2015 World Cup: Mitchell Starc (Australia) — 22 wickets (8 matches). Boult and Starc were joint highest wicket-takers

2015 World Cup: Mitchell Starc (Australia) — 22 wickets (8 matches). Boult and Starc were joint highest wicket-takers

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