Year 2013 has been very good so far for many youngster who joined their country’s national cricket team. This is the list of leading wicket takers in One Day Internationals (ODI) 2013. The list consists of any young bowlers along with some old experienced ones.
1. Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja is an left arm orthodox bowler from Indian national cricket team. He is included in the team as an all-rounder due to his good hitting ability and plays as an middle order batsman. He made his ODI debut in 2009 against Sri Lanka. Jadeja has taken 33 wickets in 17 matches which gives him the top spot on our list.
2. MJ McClenaghan
Mitchell McClenaghan is a member of New Zealand national cricket team. He is a left-handed batsman and an very impressive left arm medium fast bowler. MJ McClenaghan made his debut against South Africa in 2012-13 and made an immidiate impact by taking 4 wickets for 20 runs only. He has played 10 matches in 2013 while taking 29 wickets with a strike rate of 18.9.
3. Ishant Sharma
Ishant Sharma is also an Indian cricketer. He is a right arm fast medium bowler and a lower order batsman. Sharma can bowl over the 150 km per hour speed which makes him one of the fastest Indian bowlers ever. In last 17 matches Ishant Sharma has grabbed 29 wickets with an strike rate of 28.
4. Ryan McLaren
Ryan McLaren is an cricketer from south African Team. He is a left-handed batsman and a right arm medium fast bowler. After playing just 13 matches in recent months McLaren has taken 26 wickets which gives him the 4th position on the list.
5. Lasith Malinga
Lasith Malinga is a Sri Lankan cricketer and present vice-captain of their T20 side. He is a specialist fast bowler very well known for his Yorkers. He is the first and only bowler in the world to have two World Cup hat-tricks. Lasith Malinga has played 17 ODI matches this year and has taken 26 wickets for his side with an SR of 31.
6. Saeed Ajmal
Saeed Ajmal is an Pakistani player. He is an right-arm off-spinner bowler. With his amazing variations in the bowling Saeed Ajmal is considered as the most dangerous bowler in cricket today. He has played 14 matches while taking 25 wickets with an strike rate of 30.
7. DJ Bravo
Dwayne Bravo belongs to the West Indies and currently the captain of West Indies cricket team. Bravo is a all-rounder who is an aggressive right handed batsman and a right arm medium fast bowler. After playing 15 matches in 2013 Bravo holds the 7th position on the list with 24 wickets.
8. Ravichandran Ashwin
Yet another Indian bowler makes it to the list. Ravichandran Ashwin is a right arm off-break bowler and the fastest Indian bowler to take 50 wickets in Test cricket. In ODIs Ashwin has managed to take 24 wickets after playing 17 matches with an strike rate of 36.5.
9. James Anderson
James Anderson plays cricket of England’s cricket team. He is a right arm pace bowler who is the highest wicket taker in international cricket from England when his wickets are combined together in all three formats of the game. In his recent 10 ODI matches Anderson has been successful in taking 23 wickets with a best of 5/34.
10. Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Indian bowlers are dominating this list which shows the strength of their bowling attack in recent days. Bhuvneshwar Kumar is a right arm medium fast bowler who is sometimes considered as an useful all-rounder. He has 23 wickets on his name after playing 16 ODI matches this year.
We will keep updating this list time to time. Currently this list was last updated on 19th July,2013.