Mohammed Shami overcame a blip in opposition to the Netherlands within the final sport to return to his wicket-taking kind within the semi-finals within the ongoing ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup as he achieved an enormous milestone in opposition to New Zealand at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday, November 15. Shami, who was on 47 World Cup wickets coming into the semis, registered one other four-fer, his second of the match to not solely surpass Chaminda Vaas within the main wicket-takers listing but in addition change into the quickest bowler to succeed in the landmark of fifty wickets.
Shami achieved the large feat in simply 17 innings, which is 2 faster than Mitchell Starc who received 50 wickets in 19 innings. Shami grew to become the seventh bowler to get to the 50 wickets mark in World Cup historical past and is inching nearer to surpassing Trent Boult on the listing as effectively, who has 53 wickets to his identify within the match.
These 4 wickets additionally despatched Shami to 3rd place on the listing of bowlers with essentially the most wickets in World Cup 2023 with 20 scalps as he’s now simply behind Adam Zampa (22) and Dilshan Madushanka (21).
Quickest to succeed in 50 wickets in World Cup (by innings)
17 – Mohammed Shami (India)
19 – Mitchell Starc (Australia)
25 – Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka)
28 – Trent Boult (New Zealand)
30 – Glenn McGrath (Australia)
30 – Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka)
33 – Wasim Akram (Pakistan)
Most wickets in ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup
71 – Glenn McGrath (Australia) in 39 matches
68 – Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka) in 40 matches
56 – Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka) in 29 matches
55 – Mitchell Starc (Australia) in 22 matches
55 – Wasim Akram (Pakistan) in 38 matches
53 – Trent Boult (New Zealand) in 29 matches
51* – Mohammed Shami (India) in 17 matches
Most wickets in World Cup 2023
22 – Adam Zampa (9 matches)
21 – Dilshan Madushanka (9 matches)
20* – Mohammed Shami (6 matches)
Shami after eliminating each the openers Devon Conway and Rachin Ravindra, broke the 181-run stand between Kane Williamson and Daryl Mitchell to guide India’s comeback into the semi-final.
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