4 popular bowlers who conceded more than 100 runs in their spell in a 50 overs World Cup match


The year 2023 is a important year for the all cricketing fans and countries as it is the year when the cricket biggest global spectacle will be held this year, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 in India.


The ICC Cricket World Cup is always a big stage to deliver for any player to win the Cricket’s biggest prize, the 50 overs World Cup. If by any chance any player is not having a good tournament, that could hurt their team a lot.

Maintaining consistency is one of the key aspect to succeed in World Cup. A single worse match for any player could turn out to be a disaster for that player’s team. And in this article today, we are going to take a look at 4 bowlers who have conceded more than 100 runs in their spell in an World Cup match.


Dawlat Zadran

In the match played between Australia and Afghanistan in the World Cup 2015, Dawlat Zadran had given more than 100 runs in 10 overs. In match played against Australia in Perth on 4th March 2015, he gave 101 runs in 10 overs with an economy of 10.10. However, during this, he also took 2 wickets while bowling a maiden over.

Zadran was a quality pace for Afghanistan at that time and still they have yet failed to find a bowler like him. He played 82 ODI matches and took 115 wickets in his career.

Jason Holder

Another match from the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 that has made the list is the 27th February match between West Indies and South Africa. This match will always haunt the current West Indies cricket team all-rounder Jason Holder. In this match, he gave away 104 runs in 10 overs bowling at an economy of 10.40. During this, he also took 1 wicket while bowling 2 maiden overs.


The West Indies all-rounder, who bowled with an economy close to 5, had the worst performance of his career in this match. Jason Holder has played 131 ODI matches so far, in which he has taken 153 wickets while bowling at an average economy of 5.51.

Martin Snedden

New Zealand’s right-arm fast bowler Martin Snedden’s bowling leaked more than 100 runs in an innings for the first time in the World Cup. In a match played at the Oval Stadium in the World Cup 1983, the England batsmen scored more than 100 runs in his overs. In this match, he bowled 12 overs, conceding 105 runs at an economy of 8.75, remember this was the time when ODI was a 60 overs match.

Martin Snedden played 93 ODI matches in his career, in which he managed to take 114 wickets with an economy of 4.29. His best performance in ODI cricket is 4 wickets for 34 runs.

Rashid Khan

The current Afghanistan cricket team captain Rashid Khan is currently world’s one of the most successful spin bowler. Rashid has garnered huge credit with his performance for the Afghanistan team as well as the major franchise league’s that he plays. He is one of the most toughest bowler to face for any batter in any format of the game. But he also had a night to forget.

He proved to be very expensive in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 match played between Afghanistan and England in Manchester on 18th June, 2019. In this match, he gave 110 runs in 9 overs with an economy of 12.22. This has been the worst performance of his career.

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