WC 2015: List of best bowling figures in India vs Australia games in WC

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Sydney, March 25: Defending champions India will take on Australia in the second semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2015 at the Sydney Cricket Ground here on Thursday. This will be the 11th meeting between the two teams in the World Cup with Australia winning 7 of the previous 10 encounters.

While two Australian bowlers have taken 5 wicket-hauls against India in the World Cup, Kapil Dev is the only Indian to have taken a five-for against Australia.

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Here is the list of bowlers from both India and Australia with the best bowling figures (minimum 3 wickets) in the World Cup:

  • Ken McLeay 6 for 39 in Nottingham in 1983
  • Kapil Dev 5 for 43 in Nottingham in 1983
  • Damien Fleming 5 for 36 in Mumbai in 1996
  • Madan Lal 4 for 20 in Chelmsford in 1983
  • Roger Binny 4 for 29 in Chelmsford in 1983
  • Craig McDermott 4 for 56 in Chennai in 1987
  • Jason Gillespie 3 for 16 in Centurion in 2003
  • Mohammad Azharuddin 3 for 19 in Delhi in 1987
  • Maninder Singh 3 for 34 in Delhi in 1987
  • Glenn McGrath 3 for 34 at the Kennington Oval in 1999
  • Brett Lee 3 for 36 in Centurion in 2003
  • Rodney Hogg 3 for 40 in Chelmsford in 1983
  • Kapil Dev 3 for 41 in Brisbane in 1992
  • Manoj Prabhakar 3 for 41 in Brisbane in 1992
  • Jeff Thomson 3 for 51 in Chelmsford in 1983
  • Glenn McGrath 3 for 52 in Johannesburg in 2003
  • Tom Moody 3 for 56 in Brisbane in 1992
  • McDermott 3 for 61 in Delhi in 1983

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