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Mohammed Shami Records Most Wickets In ODI World Cup By An Indian Bowler

Mohammed Shami recorded the most ODI World Cup wickets for India and the most ODI five-wicket hauls for India, while he also recorded the most four or more wicket hauls and joint most five-wicket hauls in Cricket World Cup history.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 03.11.2023
Mohammed Shami Records Most Wickets In ODI World Cup By An Indian Bowler

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The 33-year-old Indian right-arm fast bowler Mohammed Shami set up some top records during their match against Sri Lanka at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. He recorded the most ODI World Cup wickets for India and the most ODI five-wicket hauls for India, while he also recorded the most four or more wicket hauls and joint most five-wicket hauls in Cricket World Cup history.

The only unbeaten side at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, the hosts India recorded their seventh straight win after thrashing Sri Lanka by 302 runs. With this giant victory, India became the first team to secure a spot in the Semi-finals at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023.

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Mohammed Shami destroyed Sri Lanka with a five-wicket haul

After India set up the first batting total of 357/8 in 50 overs after losing the toss, they bundled out Sri Lanka for only 55 runs. While Mohammed Siraj had the bowling figures of 7-2-16-3, and Jasprit Bumrah (5-1-8-1) and Ravindra Jadeja (0.4-0-4-1) collected one wicket each, Player of the Match Mohammed Shami destroyed the Lankan batting line-up with the bowling figures of 5-1-18-5

Since his return to the ODI team at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, Shami has recorded four or more wickets in three successive matches. Before his destructive bowling figures against Sri Lanka (5/18), Shami also dominated against New Zealand (5/54) and England (4/22).

Here are some special stats of Mohammed Shami’s latest 5-wicket haul in the match against Sri Lanka at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023.

  • Check List 1: With 45 wickets, Shami recorded the most wickets in the ODI World Cup by an Indian bowler.

  • Check List 2: With three five-wicket hauls in the Cricket World Cup, Shami equalled the record for most five-wicket hauls in the ODI World Cup history.

  • Check List 3: With seven times four or more wickets hauls in the Cricket World Cup, Shami settled the new record for most four or more wickets hauls in ODI World Cup history.

  • Check List 4: With four times five-wicket hauls in ODI career, Shami set a new record for most ODI five-wicket hauls by an Indian bowler.

  • Check List 5: Shami’s 5/18 were the second-best ODI World Cup bowling figures by an Indian bowler.


Also Read | Most wickets in ODI World Cup history


List 1 – Indian bowlers with the most wickets in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup


Player

Wickets

Mohammed Shami

45

Zaheer Khan

44

Javagal Srinath

44

Jasprit Bumrah

33

Anil Kumble

31

(Updated until November 2, 2023) 

List 2 – Most 5-wicket hauls in ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup


Player (Team)

Number of 5-wicket hauls

Mohammed Shami (India)

3

Mitchell Starc (Australia)

3

(Updated until November 2, 2023)

List 3 – Most 4 or more wicket hauls in ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup


Player (Team)

Number of 5-wicket hauls

Mohammed Shami (India)

7

Mitchell Starc (Australia)

6

Imran Tahir (South Africa)

5

(Updated until November 2, 2023)

List 4 – Most ODI 5-wicket hauls by Indian bowlers


Player

Number of 5-wicket hauls

Mohammed Shami

4

Harbhajan Singh

3

Javagal Srinath

3

(Updated until November 2, 2023)

List 5 – Best bowling figures by Indian bowlers in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup


Player

Bowling figures

Opposition

Venue

Date

Ashish Nehra

10-2-23-6

England

Durban

February 26, 2003

Mohammed Shami

5-1-18-5

Sri Lanka

Wankhede

November 2, 2023

Venkatesh Prasad

9.3-2-27-5

Pakistan

Manchester

June 8, 1999

Robin Singh

9.3-0-31-5

Sri Lanka

Taunton

May 26, 1999

Yuvraj Singh

10-0-31-5

Ireland

Bengaluru

March 6, 2011

(Updated until November 2, 2023)

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