The 2022 women’s world cup in New Zealand was a blast full of thriller matches. Wickets in New Zealand were flat, good for both batting and bowling. One had to bowl on the right line and length with variations to get wickets on the surfaces. The list of the bowlers with the Most Wickets in ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 comprises spinners and pacers. Let us have a look at them –
Slow left-arm English bowler, Sophie Ecclestone has grabbed the most wickets in the 2022 women’s world cup. The 22 years old took 21 wickets in 9 matches at the awesome average of 15.61, which is the best in the event. Sophie’s robust effort was not enough for England to hold the world cup as they lost the final to Australia.
Proteas seamer Shabnim Ismail gets 2nd place on the basis of taking the most wickets in the 2022 women’s world cup with 14 wickets in 8 matches. Ismail conceded 17 runs for every wicket in the event, while her best bowling figure was 3/27.
Another left arm slow bowler makes it to this list is Australia’s Jessica Jonassen. Jonassen bowled exceptionally well throughout the tournament, having played 8 matches she scalped 13 wickets, leaking only 4 runs per over in the world cup. In the finals against England, Jessica claimed 3/57, which restricted England to 285.
Leg spinner Alana King featured in 4th place as she bagged 12 wickets in 9 matches. Alana strikes in every 32 balls in the tournament, however she conceded 24 runs for every wicket.
List of Players with Most Wickets in ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022
Sophie Ecclestone has taken the most wickets in the 2022 women’s world cup (21).
Sophie Ecclestone is the highest wicket-taker in the 2022 women’s world cup.