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Most Wickets In Champions Trophy History

The second most eminent 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 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 has taken 240 wickets in 170 matches. He used to lead the pace attack of New Zealand during his time.

Matches Wickets Average Strike-rateEconomy Best bowling5-fors
152817.2524.14.294/300

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.

Matches Wickets Average Strike-rate Economy Best bowling5-fors
381416.126.055/301

Most Wickets In Champions Trophy 2000

Former Indian speedster Venkatesh Prasad grabbed the most number of wicket 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. 

Matches Wickets Average Strike-rate Best bowlingEconomy 5-fors
4821.3824.503/275.270

Most Wickets In Champions Trophy 2002

The highest wicket-taker in the history of the game Muttiah Muralitharan bagged the most number of wicket in the Champions Trophy 2002. Muralitharan’s commendable bowling assisted Sri Lanka to win the Champions Trophy for the first time in 2002. 

Matches Wickets Average Strike-rate Best bowling Economy 5-fors
510715.104/152.780

Most Wickets In Champions Trophy 2004

England’s veteran all-rounder Andrew Flintoff took the most number of wicket (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.

Matches Wickets Average Strike-rate Best bowling Economy 5-fors
491420.63/114.060

Most Wicket In Champions Trophy 2006

Former West Indian bowler Jerome Taylor grabbed the most number of wicket (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.

Matches Wickets Average Strike-rate Best bowlingEconomy 5-fors
71322.0726.34/495.030

Most Wicket In Champions Trophy 2009

South African left-arm seamer Wayne Parnell took the most number of wicket (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.

Matches Wickets Average Strike-rate Best bowlingEconomy 5-fors
31117.8115.25/5771

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 in the team’s victory 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.

Matches Wickets Average Strike-rate Best bowlingEconomy 5-fors
51212.8320.55/363.751

Most Wickets In Champions Trophy 2017

Pakistani paceman Hasan Ali took the most number of wickets in the Champions trophy 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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