Star Indian pacer Mohammed Shami finally got a chance to be part of the Indian playing XI after sitting for four consecutive matches. Shami has been phenomenal in this match against New Zealand being played at Dharamshala. India restricted Kiwis to a total of 273 runs and Shami claimed five wickets in his kitty.
His statistics read 5 wickets for 54 runs in 10 overs, a remarkable performance that secured his place in the record books as the first Indian fast bowler to grab two five-wicket hauls in the history of the ODI World Cup.
Shami has now surpassed the former Indian legendary spinner, Anil Kumble in terms of grabbing the most wickets for India. Anil Kumble has 31 wickets in the ODI World Cup history for India while Shami has now 36 wickets in just 12 World Cup games.
India dismissed two wickets of New Zealand on 19 runs where Conway was picked by Mohammed Siraj while Will Young was sent to the pavilion by Mohammed Shami.
For India Shami picked five wickets while Kuldeep Yadav got two wickets. Bumrah and Siraj managed to get one wicket each.
Most wickets for India in ODI World Cups
Zaheer Khan – 44
Javagal Srinath – 44
Mohammed Shami – 36
Anil Kumble – 31
Jasprit Bumrah – 29
Kapil Dev – 28