KBC Offline Quiz (August 30, 2021): Which two players were the joint highest wicket-takers of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup?
a. Mitchell Starc and Trent Boult
b. Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami
c. Morne Morkel and Wahab Riaz
d. Umesh Yadav and Imran Tahir
Answer: Mitchell Starc and Trent Boult
In 2015 Cricket World Cup, Australian pace machine Mitchell Starc and Trent Boult finished as the best bowler of the tournament. Starc and Boult shared the same number of wickets at 22. Indian bowlers Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Shami were at third and fourth place with 18 and 17 wickets, respectively.
The 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup was jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand. It was held from February 14 to March 29. Host Australia won the world cup in 2015. The final was held between the co-hosts Australia and New Zealand. Australia, which won by seven wickets, won their fifth Cricket World Cup.