The second most eminent cricket tournament of ICC has seen different characters dominating the game over the years. Each year a new countryman has been the highest wicket-taker in the ICC Champions Trophy. Today we are gonna discuss the bowlers with the most wickets in the Champions Trophy.
Most Wickets In Champions Trophy By A Player
Ex-Kiwi right-arm seamer Kyle Mills owns the milestone of bagging the most number of wickets (29) in the Champions Trophy. Mills played for 14 years (2001-2015) of ODI cricket for New Zealand. He was known for his swing bowling. Mills ended his career with 240 wickets in 170 matches. He used to lead the pace attack of New Zealand during his time.
Most Wickets In Champions Trophy 1998
One of the best all-rounders to ever play the game South-African Jacques Kallis took the most number of wickets (8) in the Champions Trophy 1998. Kallis also scored 164 runs in 3 matches, which was the second-highest in the series. He was a gem for South Africa in the tournament.
Most Wickets In Champions Trophy 2000
Former Indian speedster Venkatesh Prasad grabbed the most number of wickets in the Champions Trophy 2000. Venkatesh was phenomenal throughout the tournament. But his outstanding bowling was not sufficient for India to wear the crown. He also bagged 3 for 27 in 7 overs in the final.
Most Wickets In Champions Trophy 2002
The highest wicket-taker in the history of the game Muttiah Muralitharan bagged the most wickets in the Champions Trophy 2002. Muralitharan’s commendable bowling assisted Sri Lanka to win the Champions Trophy for the first time in 2002.
Most Wickets In Champions Trophy 2004
England’s veteran all-rounder Andrew Flintoff took the most number of wickets (9) in the Champions Trophy 2004. Along with wickets he also made 129 runs in 4 matches. But still, England ended up being the runner in the tournament. He was one of the main players of England in the tournament.
Most Wicket In Champions Trophy 2006
Former West Indian bowler Jerome Taylor grabbed the most number of wickets (13) in the Champions Trophy 2006. Taylor also bowled the most number of overs (57) in the ICC Champions Trophy 2006. The seamer assisted the Caribbeans to make it to the finals, but they couldn’t win the match.
Most Wicket In Champions Trophy 2009
South African left-arm seamer Wayne Parnell took the most number of wickets (11) in the Champions Trophy 2009. Parnell led the bowling attack of South Africa with aggressive bowling. He was the youngest player in the South Africa squad. Parnell has taken 94 wickets in 65 ODI matches for South Africa so far.
Most Wickets In Champions Trophy 2013
Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja bagged the most number of wickets (12) in the Champions Trophy 2013. Jadeja played a major role to lift the silverware for his team in the Champions Trophy 2013. He was also the only bowler to get a 5-wicket haul in the tournament. Jadeja shined in his first-ever ICC tournament and won the golden ball.
Most Wickets In Champions Trophy 2017
Pakistani paceman Hasan Ali claimed the most number of wickets in the Champions trophy in 2017. Ali bowled on good line and length and according to the situation throughout the tournament. It was his first-ever ICC tournament and he ended up being the golden ball winner. His contribution to winning the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 for Pakistan was priceless.
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