Highest wicket taker in World Cup

Bowler Wickets World Cups Innings Overs BBI
G McGrath (Aus) 71 4 (1996-2007) 39 325.5 7/15
Muralitharan (SL) 68 5 (1996-2011) 39 343.3 4/19
L Malinga (SL) 56 4 (2007-2019) 28 232.2 6/38
W Akram (Pak) 55 5 (1987-2003) 36 324.3 5/28
M Starc (Aus) 49 2 (2015-2019) 18 156.1 6/28
C Vaas (SL) 49 4 (1996-2007) 31 261.4 6/25
Zaheer Khan (Ind) 44 3 (2003-2011) 23 198.5 4/42
J Srinath (Ind) 44 4 (1992-2003) 33 283.2 4/30
I Tahir (SA) 40 3 (2011-2019) 21 191.5 5/45
T Boult (NZ) 39 2 (2015-2019) 19 184 5/27

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