According to Vivian Richards, Bumrah will take more wickets than Starc during the ODI World Cup in 2023

Accroding to Vivan Richards, Bumrah will take more wickets than Starc during the ODI World Cup in 2023. On October 5, the ODI World Cup is scheduled to begin, and the teams have been getting ready and getting their players ready for the major competition. In the tournament, experts have been continuously dispensing a tonne of advice and making audacious predictions.

In the meantime, Vivian Richards, a former West Indian cricketer, has chosen his bowler for the upcoming ODI World Cup 2023 who can take the most wickets. Shaheen Afridi of Pakistan has been selected by former West Indian legend to take the most wickets in the competition despite the presence of players like Mitchhell Starc and Jasprit Bumrah. Richarda decided while conversing with ICC.

Shaheen Afridi will add extra value to his bowling because the tournament will be held in India and he will benefit from playing on subcontinental pitches. In 39 ODI games, the left-arm seamer has 76 wickets at an average of 23.34 and a 5.42 economy rate.

The highest wicket-taker in the 2019 edition was Mitchell Starc, who claimed 27 wickets in just 10 matches. Shaheen Afridi amassed 16 wickets in the same competition.

The opening game of the 2023 ODI World Cup will take place in Ahmedabad, Gujarat’s Narendra Modi Stadium, between England and New Zealand. The game is scheduled for October 5. India, the host nation, will face Australia in its inaugural game on October 8 at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram Stadium.

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