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Mohammed Shami Secures Historic ODI Five-Wicket Haul To Help India To End Mohali Curse

During the Mohali ODI, the Indian pacer Mohammed Shami became the first Indian pacer to collect an ODI five-wicket haul against Australia in India.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 24.09.2023
Mohammed Shami ODI Five-Wicket Haul

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The hosts India claimed a comfortable win against Australia in the three-match ODI series opener at Mohali. While it was India’s second ODI victory against Australia at Mohali after the 1996 win (Check List 2), the Indian pacer Mohammed Shami became the first Indian pacer to collect an ODI five-wicket haul against Australia in India (Check List 1).

After India chose to field first, Australia scored 276 all out in 50 overs. Opener David Warner scored 52 runs, Steven Smith scored 41 runs, and wicketkeeper-batter Josh Inglis scored 45 runs. However, none of the batters managed the big scores.

Mohammed Shami bagged five wickets

Indian right-arm pacer Mohammed Shami ended the first innings with the bowling figures 10-1-51-5. Also, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravichandran Ashwin, and Ravindra Jadeja collected one wicket each.

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In reply, Indian openers Ruturaj Gaikwad and Shubman Gill set up a 142-run partnership for the first wicket. While Gaikwad scored 71 runs, Gill scored 74 runs. Also, the captain KL Rahul scored 58 not out, and Suryakumar Yadav had relief with 50 runs. India successfully chased the 277 runs target in 48.4 overs after losing five wickets.  

Here are some crucial stats of Mohammed Shami’s latest ODI five-wicket haul against Australia

  • Shami became the first Indian pacer to record an ODI five-wicket haul against Australia in India.

  • Shami became the third Indian bowler to claim an ODI five-wicket haul against Australia in India.

  • Shami became the third Indian pacer to manage an ODI fifer against Australia.

  • Shami became the seventh Indian bowler to claim an ODI five-wicket haul against Australia.

India vs Australia ODIs: Best ODI bowling figures by the Indian bowlers (only five-wicket hauls) — List 1


Player

Bowling style

Bowling figures

Venue

Date

(In India)

Murali Kartik

Slow left-arm orthodox

10-3-27-6

Wankhede

October 17, 2007

Sachin Tendulkar

Right-arm spinner

10-1-32-5

Kochi

April 1, 1998

Mohammed Shami

Right-arm fast

10-1-51-5

Mohali

September 22, 2023

(Outside India)

Ajit Agarkar

Right-arm fast

9.3-1-42-6

Melbourne

January 9, 2004

Yuzvendra Chahal

Right-arm leg-spinner

10-0-42-6

Melbourne

January 18, 2019

Ravi Shastri

Slow left-arm orthodox

6.5-1-15-5

Perth

December 8, 1991

Kapil Dev

Right-arm fast-medium

12-2-43-5

Nottingham

June 13, 1983

(Updated till September 22, 2023)

Meanwhile, after their 1996 ODI win against Australia, India suffered four consecutive Mohali ODI defeats against Australia. Finally, the hosts ended the losing streak with a comfortable ODI victory almost 27 years later.

India vs Australia ODIs at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium (Mohali, Chandigarh) — List 2


Winner

Winning margin

Date

India won

5 runs

November 3, 1996

Australia won

6 wickets

October 29, 2006

Australia won

24 runs

November 2, 2009

Australia won

4 wickets

October 19, 2013

Australia won

4 wickets

March 10, 2019

India won

5 wickets

September 22, 2023

(Updated till September 22, 2023)

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