The 10 best teams in the world are all set to play the 12th World Cup. Once again, after four years, players selected in the World Cup team are eagerly waiting to play in the battle to win the title of world cup 2019. Today we are talking about an Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath who owned a record to take highest wickets in an innings. This record he made in 2003 and it till then no one has been able to break this record.
The World Cup of 2003 was played in South Africa. During this World Cup, fast bowler Glenn McGrath made a record that no one has ever broken. McGrath achieved this feat during a match played against Namibia. In this match, he took 7 wickets with 15 runs, which proved to be the best individual performance by any bowler in the World Cup. After that three World Cups have been played, but no one could break this record.
In this match, Australia batted first, scored 301 runs in 50 overs after losing 6 wickets. On the other hand, Namibia's team was all out on just 45 runs in 14 overs and the Kangaroo team won by 256 runs. In this match, McGrath bowled with an economy rate of 2.14 in 7 overs and scored 15 runs and took 7 wickets. He also threw 4 over Maiden. The Kangaroo team won the World Cup title this year in 2003.
In the history of the World Cup, there are many such records that have remained unbroken in the name of former Australia great Glenn McGrath. McGrath is the fastest bowler to take the most wickets in World Cup history. During the 1996 World Cup, he had taken 71 wickets. So far no bowler has taken so many wickets in the World Cup. McGrath has been the lowest average in the World Cup. In the World Cup, he averages 18.19 (at least 1000 balls). McGrath also made a record to took highest wickets in the world cup 2007. McGrath took 26 wickets in this World Cup held in the West Indies.