Cricket fans around the world are very excited about the Mega-Event of Cricket. The Cricket World Cup 2019 is back in England after Twenty years of wait. We are counting down the list of the players to watch out in this tournament. Top 5 Bowlers to be Afraid of in World Cup 2019 are Bumrah, Rashid Khan, Pat Cummins, Shadab Khan, and Kagiso Rabada.
Both of the last Two World cups have won by the host nation. The hosts are already at the top of ICC ranking and are looking to win it for the 1st time ever. Defending Champions, Australia is ready for the face-off with Warner and Smith on their back. India will definitely look to win this world cup under the captaincy of King Kohli. Meanwhile, Pakistan with their recent poor performance is looking to do a massive comeback.
Cricket fraternity and Pundits have already predicted that it’s going to be a High-Scoring World Cup. Top 5 Bowlers to be Afraid of in World Cup 2019 are Bumrah, Rashid Khan, Pat Cummins, Shadab Khan, and Kagiso Rabada.
Top 5 Bowlers to be Afraid of in World Cup 2019
Jasprit Bumrah is currently at the top of ICC Odi Bowling Ranking. Indian cricket team was desperately searching for death overs bowler. He is genuinely sharp but with a neat line in slower balls and an unorthodox sling-arm action.
His Statistics: He’s got 85 wickets in 49 matches with an average of 22.
Australian Cricket team has been struggling in bowling department for past two years. They’ve finally found the treatment in the face of Cummins. In Pat Cummins, they boast a new ball bowler capable of extracting life from flat pitches and taking a lot of wickets.
Statistics: He’s got 82 wickets in 48 matches with an average of 26.
Jofra Archer has been the focus of discussion regarding the world cup 2019. His pace and sudden bounce ability could be destructive for the batsmen. He can bowl with the new one and in death overs too. There’s no surprise why Indian skipper Virat Kohli called him the “X-factor” for England.
Imran Tahir might seem a less likely hope for South Africa than charismatic paceman Kagiso Rabada. But the 40 years old Tahir has worked himself into a nice groove at the IPL. He is unpredictable as Pakistan cricket team is. South Africa can count on him for the breakthrough.
Statistics: He’s got 162 Wickets in 92 ODI’s with an average of 24.
New Zealand’s fast bowler has a phenomenal ability to swing the ball in both ways. Over the last few years, Boult has been a rather silent assassin as his numbers have been outstanding. It is very hard to find him in the limelight. He is truly an asset for Black Caps.
Statistics: He’s got 147 wickets in just 79 matches with an average of 24.