Most wickets in a series
Player Mat Overs Mdns Runs Wkts BBI Ave Econ SR 4 5
Shahid Afridi 8 74.3 4 270 21 5/16 12.85 3.62 21.2 2 2
ICC Cricket World Cup (in Bangladesh/India/Sri Lanka), 2010/11
Wasim Akram 10 89.4 3 338 18 4/32 18.77 3.76 29.8 1 0
Benson & Hedges World Cup (in Australia/New Zealand), 1991/92
Imran Khan 7 49.5 6 222 17 4/37 13.05 4.45 17.5 2 0
Reliance World Cup (in India/Pakistan), 1987/88
Saqlain Mushtaq 10 83.4 4 379 17 5/35 22.29 4.52 29.5 0 1
ICC World Cup (in England/Ireland/Netherlands/Scotland), 1999
Mushtaq Ahmed 9 78.0 3 311 16 3/41 19.43 3.98 29.2 0 0
Benson & Hedges World Cup (in Australia/New Zealand), 1991/92
Wahab Riaz 7 66.1 4 368 16 4/45 23.00 5.56 24.8 1 0
ICC Cricket World Cup (in Australia/New Zealand), 2014/15
Shoaib Akhtar 10 80.5 6 391 16 3/11 24.43 4.83 30.3 0 0
ICC World Cup (in England/Ireland/Netherlands/Scotland), 1999
Wasim Akram 10 90.4 6 342 15 4/40 22.80 3.77 36.2 1 0
ICC World Cup (in England/Ireland/Netherlands/Scotland), 1999
Umar Gul 8 60.3 5 272 14 3/30 19.42 4.49 25.9 0 0
ICC Cricket World Cup (in Bangladesh/India/Sri Lanka), 2010/11
Waqar Younis 6 54.0 5 253 13 4/26 19.46 4.68 24.9 1 0
Wills World Cup (in India/Pakistan/Sri Lanka), 1995/96
Abdul Razzaq 9 77.0 5 302 13 3/25 23.23 3.92 35.5 0 0
ICC World Cup (in England/Ireland/Netherlands/Scotland), 1999
Azhar Mahmood 10 84.0 4 349 13 3/24 26.84 4.15 38.7 0 0
ICC World Cup (in England/Ireland/Netherlands/Scotland), 1999
Wasim Akram 6 47.3 4 201 12 5/28 16.75 4.23 23.7 0 1
ICC World Cup (in Kenya/South Africa/Zimbabwe), 2002/03
Abdul Qadir 7 68.0 2 242 12 4/31 20.16 3.55 34.0 1 0
Reliance World Cup (in India/Pakistan), 1987/88
Abdul Qadir 6 67.4 6 264 12 5/44 22.00 3.90 33.8 1 1
Prudential World Cup (in England), 1983
Sohail Khan 7 61.5 3 364 12 5/55 30.33 5.88 30.9 0 1
ICC Cricket World Cup (in Australia/New Zealand), 2014/15
Shoaib Akhtar 6 44.0 2 252 11 4/46 22.90 5.72 24.0 1 0
ICC World Cup (in Kenya/South Africa/Zimbabwe), 2002/03
Aaqib Javed 10 84.5 11 328 11 3/21 29.81 3.86 46.2 0 0
Benson & Hedges World Cup (in Australia/New Zealand), 1991/92
Mushtaq Ahmed 6 57.0 2 238 10 3/16 23.80 4.17 34.2 0 0
Wills World Cup (in India/Pakistan/Sri Lanka), 1995/96
Asif Iqbal 4 47.0 5 157 9 4/56 17.44 3.34 31.3 1 0
Prudential World Cup (in England), 1979
Wahab Riaz 5 33.5 0 158 8 5/46 19.75 4.66 25.3 0 1
ICC Cricket World Cup (in Bangladesh/India/Sri Lanka), 2010/11
Mohammad Irfan 5 41.0 3 186 8 4/30 23.25 4.53 30.7 1 0
ICC Cricket World Cup (in Australia/New Zealand), 2014/15
Mohammad Hafeez 8 55.0 4 193 8 2/16 24.12 3.50 41.2 0 0
ICC Cricket World Cup (in Bangladesh/India/Sri Lanka), 2010/11
Rashid Khan 7 71.0 11 266 8 3/47 33.25 3.74 53.2 0 0
Prudential World Cup (in England), 1983
Sikander Bakht 4 41.0 10 108 7 3/32 15.42 2.63 35.1 0 0
Prudential World Cup (in England), 1979
Majid Khan 4 47.0 8 117 7 3/27 16.71 2.48 40.2 0 0
Prudential World Cup (in England), 1979
Waqar Younis 6 30.1 2 177 7 2/37 25.28 5.86 25.8 0 0
ICC World Cup (in Kenya/South Africa/Zimbabwe), 2002/03
Aaqib Javed 5 39.3 2 189 7 2/18 27.00 4.78 33.8 0 0
Wills World Cup (in India/Pakistan/Sri Lanka), 1995/96
Rahat Ali 5 44.0 1 192 7 3/40 27.42 4.36 37.7 0 0
ICC Cricket World Cup (in Australia/New Zealand), 2014/15
Sarfraz Nawaz 7 73.0 12 231 7 3/40 33.00 3.16 62.5 0 0
Prudential World Cup (in England), 1983
Imran Khan 8 60.2 2 251 7 2/32 35.85 4.16 51.7 0 0
Benson & Hedges World Cup (in Australia/New Zealand), 1991/92
Wasim Akram 7 63.2 1 295 7 3/45 42.14 4.65 54.2 0 0
Reliance World Cup (in India/Pakistan), 1987/88
Mudassar Nazar 6 48.0 3 165 6 3/43 27.50 3.43 48.0 0 0
Prudential World Cup (in England), 1983
Imran Khan 2 17.1 3 59 5 3/15 11.80 3.43 20.6 0 0
Prudential World Cup (in England), 1975
Iftikhar Anjum 3 20.0 3 73 5 3/44 14.60 3.65 24.0 0 0
ICC World Cup (in West Indies), 2006/07
Saeed Ajmal 3 26.0 1 93 5 2/18 18.60 3.57 31.2 0 0
ICC Cricket World Cup (in Bangladesh/India/Sri Lanka), 2010/11
Naseer Malik 3 30.0 5 98 5 2/37 19.60 3.26 36.0 0 0
Prudential World Cup (in England), 1975
Sarfraz Nawaz 2 24.0 1 107 5 4/44 21.40 4.45 28.8 1 0
Prudential World Cup (in England), 1975
Imran Khan 4 42.1 7 123 5 2/29 24.60 2.91 50.6 0 0
Prudential World Cup (in England), 1979
Abdul Razzaq 8 37.0 6 161 5 2/8 32.20 4.35 44.4 0 0
ICC Cricket World Cup (in Bangladesh/India/Sri Lanka), 2010/11
Saleem Jaffar 5 39.4 0 210 5 3/30 42.00 5.29 47.6 0 0
Reliance World Cup (in India/Pakistan), 1987/88
Tauseef Ahmed 6 60.0 4 230 5 1/35 46.00 3.83 72.0 0 0
Reliance World Cup (in India/Pakistan), 1987/88
Mohammad Sami 2 15.0 0 44 4 3/29 11.00 2.93 22.5 0 0
ICC World Cup (in West Indies), 2006/07
Umar Gul 3 23.0 2 72 4 2/10 18.00 3.13 34.5 0 0
ICC World Cup (in West Indies), 2006/07
Saqlain Mushtaq 3 18.4 2 77 4 2/44 19.25 4.12 28.0 0 0
ICC World Cup (in Kenya/South Africa/Zimbabwe), 2002/03
Sarfraz Nawaz 2 22.0 2 97 4 3/26 24.25 4.40 33.0 0 0
Prudential World Cup (in England), 1979
Aamer Sohail 10 40.0 2 184 4 2/26 46.00 4.60 60.0 0 0
Benson & Hedges World Cup (in Australia/New Zealand), 1991/92
Aamer Sohail 6 46.0 1 200 4 2/48 50.00 4.34 69.0 0 0
Wills World Cup (in India/Pakistan/Sri Lanka), 1995/96
Shahid Mahboob 5 52.0 4 228 4 1/37 57.00 4.38 78.0 0 0
Prudential World Cup (in England), 1983
By default, the shading indicates records from the past week, or failing that, the most recent entry.
Adjust: most recent | past week | past month | past 6 months | past year | 4 years | 10 years | 25 years
Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v Pakistan at Adelaide, ICC Cricket World Cup 3rd quarter final, Mar 20, 2015 [ODI # 3642]
Ireland v Pakistan at Adelaide, ICC Cricket World Cup 42nd match, Mar 15, 2015 [ODI # 3639]
Pakistan v South Africa at Auckland, ICC Cricket World Cup 29th match, Mar 7, 2015 [ODI # 3626]