Top 5 Best Bowling Figures in ODIs: As we all know, limited over cricket is a batsman’s game. But many time, everyone tend to forget the bowler’s contribution. We have seen many greatest bowlers such as Richard Hadlee, Glenn McGrath, Muttiah Muralitharan, etc. Every bowler has a desire to get more than 5 Wickets in One-day International match but only few did it. Here we look at Top 5 Best Bowling Figures in ODIs.
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Muttiah Muralitharan – 7/30
Muttiah Muralitharan is one of the greatest spinner of all time. He is the leading wicket-taker in both Test and ODI cricket with 800 Test wickets and 534 ODI wickets. He has taken 7 wickets against India for just 30 runs in his 10 over spell at Sarjah which is fifth best bowling figure in ODI cricket history.
Andy Bichel – 7/20
Andy Bichel, the right-arm medium fast bowler was a hero for Australia in 2003 World Cup. He claimed 7 wickets for just 20 rums in 10 overs at an economy of 2 against England in group match at Port Elizabeth.
Glenn McGrath – 7/15
Glenn McGrath is one of the brilliant fast bowler of all time, he is Australia’s leading wicket-taker in ODI among the fast bowlers. He claimed 7 wickets for just 15 runs against Namibia in 2003 World Cup. He bowled 7 overs out of which 4 overs were maiden.
Shahid Afridi – 7/12
Shahid Afridi is undoubtedly one of the best all-rounder at his time with overs 8000+ runs and 395 wickets. His best figure is 7/12 at an brilliant economy of 1.33 against West Indies in July 2013.
Chaminda Vaas – 8/19
Chaminda Vaas is the most successfull new-ball bowler of Sri Lanka, he can swing the ball both in and out. He was the fourth player to cross 400 wickets in ODI history. His best figure is 8/19 which is also the best bowling figure in ODI cricet history. He bowled 3 maidens in his 8 over spell against Zimbabwe.