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Most wickets in women's world cup

Former Australian orthodox spinner Lynette Fullston currently holding the top spot with 39 wickets in just 20 games

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The ICC Women's ODI World Cup 2022 is knocking at the door of us and will commence on March 4. All of the teams are currently playing their warm-up games to be ready for the mega event.

In the history of the Women's World Cup, many bowlers have represented their country. Some of them have played 2/3 or more world cups in their career.

Indian veteran pacer Jhulan Goswami is probably playing her last ODI World Cup this year as she made her India debut in 2005. Meanwhile, she has taken 36 wickets and is on the road to being the most wicket-taker in women's ODI World Cups history. Let's check out the top 5's list of Most wickets in women's ODI world cup

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#5. Cathryn Fitzpatrick | 33 wickets

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Former Aussies pacer Cathryn Fitzpatrick has played 25 matches in which she took 33 wickets with an average of 18.90. The right-arm fast bowler has maintained an economy rate of 2.75 in those games. 3/18 is her best figure in the world cup. Moreover, she has maintained a strike rate of 41 in the Women's World Cups.

#4. Jhulan Goswami | 36* wickets

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Indian pacer Jhulan Goswami has picked up 36 wickets in 28 games in the Women's World Cups history so far. Meanwhile, she has a good chance to book the top spot in this year's tournament. Jhulan has averaged 20.02 and maintained an economic rate of 3.25 in the 28 games. Her best figure in the world cup is 4/16 and she has also registered two four-wicket hauls in her Women's ODI World Cup career.

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#3. Clare Taylor | 36 wickets

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Former England medium-pacer Clare Taylor holds third place on this list of most wickets in the women's world cup. She has scalped the same amount of wickets that Jhulan took so far. Taylor has bowled in 25 innings in which she has maintained a brilliant average of 13.94 and an economy rate of 2.10. Meanwhile, she has scalped those 36 wickets with a strike rate of 39.8 and picked up two dour wicket haul in her world cup career.

#2. Carole Hodges | 37 wickets

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Another former England bowler, Carole Hodges comes at a second position on this list of bowlers with the most wickets in the women's world cup. Carole has scalped 37 wickets in 24 games with an average of 14.86 in her women's world cup career. She has maintained an economy rate of 2.35 and scalped three four-wicket hauls in her career. Moreover, Carole has recorded a strike rate of 37.9 and registered her best figures of 4/3 in the Women's World Cup.

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#1. Lynette Fullston | 39 wickets

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Former Australian left-arm orthodox spinner Lynette Fullston has scalped the most wickets in women's world cup history. She has scalped 39 wickets in just 20 matches and maintained an impressive average of 11.94. Moreover, Fullston has bowled with an economic rate of 2.22 and maintained a strike rate of 32.1 in those matches. She has registered two four-wicket hauls and also two five-wicket hauls in her world cup career between 1982-1988. Moreover, she has registered her career-best figure of 5/27 in the women's world cup.

Will Jhulan Goswami be able to overtake Lynette Fullston on this list? For this, we have to look out into the ICC Women's ODI World Cup 2022 starting from March 4.

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