World Cup cricket records: 10 bowlers with most number of wickets

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Bengaluru, Feb 12: The ICC World Cup cricket is about to kick off on February 14. The quadrennial event has seen various records set in 40 years. Here are the 10 bowlers with the most number of wickets in the World Cup:

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Glenn McGrath (Australia) 71 wickets in 39 matches Avg 18.19

Muttaiah Muralidharan (Sri Lanka) 68 wickets in 40 matches Avg 19.63

Wasim Akram (Pakistan) 55 wickets in 38 matches Avg 23.83

Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka) 49 wickets in 31 matches Avg 21.22

Zaheer Khan (India) 44 wickets in 23 matches Avg 20.22

Javagal Srinath (India) 44 wickets in 34 matches Avg 27.81

Allan Donald (South Africa) 38 wickets in 25 matches Avg 24.02

Jacob Oram (New Zealand) 36 wickets in 23 matches Avg 21.33

Brett Lee (Australia) 35 wickets in 17 matches Avg 17.97

Brad Hogg (Australia) 34 wickets in 21 matches Avg 19.23

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