Australia is a country that plays all formats of the game with expertise and credit goes to their all departments (batting, bowling, and fielding). As a super test-playing nation, Australia’s consistent bowling across all formats is possible due to playing a lot of test cricket, which can always set your line and length precisely. Australia has brought out great bowlers without any exceptions, especially fast bowlers. Let’s check the players with the Most ODI Wickets For Australia –
The highest wicket-taker of Australia in all formats, Glenn McGrath conquers the tally of taking the most ODI wickets for Australia. The right-hand fast bowler scalped 380 wickets in 249 matches. McGrath conceded 21.98 runs for every wicket he took in his career. The ace bowler bagged 7 for 15 in the 2003 World Cup against Namibia which is the best bowling figure by any Australian in ODIs.
One of the fastest bowlers of all time, Brett Lee cements 2nd position in the matter of having the most ODI wickets for Australia with 380 wickets in 221 games. Lee could trouble the batsmen with his swift bouncers, yorkers, and stock deliveries such as inswingers and outswingers. In the one-day internationals, Lee has registered the highest five-wicket hauls by an Australian in ODIs (9).
The greatest leg spinner of the game, Shane Warne finds himself at the 3rd place in terms of scalping the most ODI wickets for Australia. From 1993 to 2003, the king of spin played 193 matches and grabbed 193 wickets at a decent average of 25.82. Warne was a part of the Australian side, which clinched the 1999 and 2003 world cup.
Former Australian quick Mitchell Johnson has taken the 4th most wickets for Australia. Having played 153 ODI games, Johnson claimed 239 wickets at a good average of 25.26. The best trait about Johnson was aggression with an electrifying pace, which rattled the best batting lineup in his career.
List of Australian Players with Most ODI Wickets
Glenn McGrath has taken the most wickets for Australia in ODI (380).
Mitchell Starc has the most ODI wickets for Australia (219).
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