Top Ten Highest Wicket Takers in ODI Cricket

Highest Wicket Takers in ODI

This is the list of the top ten highest wicket takers in the ODI cricket which comprises of all the best bowlers who have set the records in taking highest wickets in ODI matches. The list mostly includes Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Aussie players.We wrote this list on the base of current status.We will try to update this list.

10. Sanath Jayasuriya

Sanath Jayasuriya is tenth on this list. He is a Sri Lankan all rounder who bagged 323 ODI wickets of the 445 matches he played.He is most SIX hitter after Shahid Afridi. Sanath is much know for his batting not for bowling.He was a great opener and made Fastest ODI fifty (50 runs at 17 balls) in 1996 against Pakistan.

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Sanath Jayasuriya is on number 10

9. Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble is an Indian leg break bowler who has been successful in taking 337 wickets throughout his career in which he played 337 ODIs.In text cricket Kumble has the third position in the highest wicket takers.

8. Brett Lee

Brett Lee bags the eighth spot on this list. He was an Australian fast bowler who has a record of 380 tickets in 221 ODIs.

7. Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath from Australia has been successful in taking 381 wickets in the total of 251 ODIs. He was a fast-medium pace bowler who is on the 7th spot.He is also on number fourth in the list of highest wicket takers in test

6. Shahid Afridi

Shahid Afridi is on number sixth of this list and is the third Pakistani on this list. He is all rounder and is the only cricketer on this list who still plays today. So far he has taken 391 wickets in ODI matches and has played 389 matches.We hope soon Afridi will be on the number three but right now he is on the number Sixth.He is the cricket player who has got everything in his cricket career.He got achievements in the bowling, bating, and fielding as well.Shahid Afridi is also one of the most beautiful cricket.Peoples call him BOOM BOOM due to his remarkable cricket skills.

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Shahid Khan Afridi  enjoying after taking a wicket


5. Shaun Pollock

Shaun Pollock is a South African all rounder bowler who has been successful in taking 393 wickets in ODI throughout his 12 year old career of international cricket. He has played a total of 303 matches and is on number fifth of this list.

4. Chaminda Vaas

Chaminda Vaas is another Sri Lankan player who bowls fast, and is on number fourth of the list of highest wicket takers in ODI. He has bagged 400 wickets in the ODI matches in a total of 322 matches that has earned him this spot.

He is also on the first position in highest wicket taker in test.