Bangalore, Jan 1: Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga emerged as the most successful bowler of 2012 in One Day Internationals. The Sri Lanka paceman headed the list with 47 wickets from 32 matches.
West Indies' spinner is the second with 34 victims from 17 ODIs. Thisara Perera is third with 32 scalps from 23 matches.
There is no India in the top 10.
Malinga took 47 wickets at an average of 32.08 and had a strike rate of 33.9. He had one five-wicket haul. His best bowling of 2012 was 5/54.
|Here is the list of top 10 ODI bowlers of 2012|
|Bowler||Matches||Innings||Wickets||Best Bowling||Average||Economy||Strike Rate||5-wicket hauls|
|Lasith Malinga (SL)||32||31||47||5/54||32.08||5.66||33.9||1|
|Sunil Narine (WI)||17||17||34||5/27||17.64||3.66||28.9||1|
|Thisara Perera (SL)||23||21||32||6/44||26.84||5.95||27.0||1|
|Saeed Ajmal (Pak)||17||16||31||5/43||21.12||4.31||29.3||1|
|Nuwan Kulasekara (SL)||28||28||28||3/40||40.32||4.84||49.9||1|
|Clint McKay (Aus)||17||17||27||5/28||23.88||4.52||31.6||1|
|Steven Finn (Eng)||14||13||25||4/34||20.00||4.20||28.5||0|
|Brett Lee (Aus)||16||16||23||3/42||30.60||5.48||33.4||1|
|Xavier Doherty (Aus)||21||20||22||4/49||36.86||4.87||45.3||0|
|Morne Morkel (SA)||11||11||20||5/38||21.15||4.89||25.9||1|