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Best Bowling Figures in 2023 ODI World Cup

In this article, check out the Best Bowling Figures in 2023 ODI World Cup. During the Semi-Final at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, Indian right-arm pacer Mohammed Shami brought up the best bowling performance in the tournament.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 28.11.2023
Best Bowling Figures in 2023 ODI World Cup

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in India not only experienced the dominance of the batters but also the powerfulness of the skillful bowlers. 

We have experienced some great bowling performances in the entire tournament. 

Here we are going through the key records for the best bowling figures at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023.

Best Bowling Figures in 2023 ODI World Cup


Player (Team)

Bowling figures

Opposition

Mohammed Shami (India)

9.5-0-57-7

New Zealand

Mohammed Shami (India)

5-1-18-5

Sri Lanka

Ravindra Jadeja (India)

9-1-33-5

South Africa

Shaheen Shah Afridi (Pakistan)

10-1-54-5

Australia

Mohammed Shami (India)

10-0-54-5

New Zealand

Mitchell Santner (New Zealand)

10-0-59-5

Netherlands

Dilshan Madushanka (Sri Lanka)

10-0-80-5

India

Adam Zampa (Australia)

3-0-8-4

Netherlands

Mohammed Shami (India)

7-0-22-4

England

Paul van Meekeren (Netherlands)

7.2-0-23-4

Bangladesh

 

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023: Key World Cup Bowling Records

  • ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 experienced 690 wickets fall. It is a new record for the most wickets falling in a single edition of the ODI World Cup. The previous record was 689 wickets at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003.


The top 5 bowling performances

Mohammed Shami (India) – 5/54 vs New Zealand

It was the comeback match for Mohammed Shami, who wasn’t selected in the Indian playing XI for their first four matches in the tournament. On his comeback, Shami had an important role in India’s four-wicket win against New Zealand, where his bowling figures (10-1-54-5) restricted New Zealand to 273 runs.

Shaheen Shah Afridi (Pakistan) – 5/54 vs Australia

Although Pakistan suffered a 62-run defeat against Australia during their 368-run chase, brilliant Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi claimed a five-wicket haul. He finished the game with the bowling figures 10-1-54-5.

Ravindra Jadeja (India) – 5/33 vs South Africa

Defending 326 runs against in-form South Africa, India bundled out their opponents for only 83 runs. The left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja was the best bowler in that game finishing with the bowling figures 9-1-33-5.

Mohammed Shami (India) – 5/18 vs Sri Lanka

After India scored 357/8 against Sri Lanka, the right-arm pacer Mohammed Shami destroyed the Sri Lankan batting line-up for only 55 runs. Shami finished the game with the bowling figures 5-1-18-5 as the Lankan batters had no clue.

Mohammed Shami (India) – 7/57 vs New Zealand

During the Semi-Final at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, Indian right-arm pacer Mohammed Shami brought up the best bowling performance in the tournament. His bowling figures 9.5-0-57-7 helped India to restrict Blackcaps for 327 runs, while the tournament hosts earlier scored 397/4 in 50 overs.


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