Top 5 Players With Best Economy Rates In ICC Champions Trophy

ICC Champions Trophy is one of the most coveted tournaments in cricket as it is played among the best of the cricket playing nations once in every four years.

Also dubbed as mini world cup, all the participating teams give their best and have always featured the best talent in the world since its inception in the late 1990s. The likes of Australia and India have managed to win it twice in the last seven editions and the tournament has so far seen six different winners.

The 2017 edition will yet again see eight best teams clashing against each other in the major event in England as they look to take the prized trophy back to their home. Bangladesh is set to make their debut into the tournament for the first time as they growing on a consistent basis in the ODI format.

Champions Trophy has proved to be the stage for some stellar knocks and incredible spells over the decades. Bowling at less economy rate would ensure that the pressure is build up on the opposition which will eventually result in wickets. Here we look at the top 5 bowlers with best economy rates (min 30 overs) in Champions Trophy.

#5. Shaun Pollock- 3.64

One of the greatest players to ever play for South Africa, Shaun Pollock was a legendary bowler for the country and was more than a handy hitter down the order. Having played over 100 tests, 300 ODIs for South Africa, the steady pacer was the leader of the pack in bowling during his days.

Pollock had bowled 88.1 overs in Champions Trophy and conceded just 3.64 runs per over. He has also picked up 16 wickets in just 11 Champions Trophy games.

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