ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

Twitter erupts as Mohammed Shami wreaks havoc against Kiwis; Registers best bowling figures by an Indian in ODI

Mihir KordeMihir Korde

November 15 2023
Twitter erupts as Mohammed Shami wreaks havoc against Kiwis; Registers best bowling figures by an Indian in ODI

Mohammed Shami picked up his best ODI bowling figures against New Zealand in IND vs NZ CWC 2023 SF1.

In a mesmerizing display of fast bowling brilliance, Mohammed Shami spearheaded India’s victory over New Zealand in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 first semi-final match at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. Shami’s extraordinary performance, securing seven wickets for 57 runs, played a pivotal role in India’s 70 runs victory, propelling them to the finals.

India’s journey to the World Cup finals took a thrilling turn as Mohammed Shami’s spectacular spell dismantled New Zealand batting-order. Shami’s record-breaking seven-wickets haul not only showcased his abilities but also put his name in the record books. India will face the winners of South Africa vs Australia clash in Kolkata on November 16, 2023 in the final in Ahmedabad.

Mohammed Shami’s remarkable performance not only earned him the well-deserved title of Player of the Match but also highlighted the crucial role of fast bowling in the game. Shami registered his name in numerous records. Starting with he registered his best bowling figure in ODIs, best figures for an Indian bowler in ODIs and also best figures by an Indian in World Cup.

Shami has 3 fifers under his name in this World Cup and four in total. He is currently the highest wicket-taker of the tournament with 23 wickets in six innings as he missed the first 4 games which India played.

Mohammed Shami picked 7 wickets against New Zealand

Shami’s dismissed key New Zealand batsmen, including the likes of Devon Conway, Rachin Ravindra, Kane Williamson, Daryl Mitchell, Tim Southee and Lockie Ferguson. His devastating spell of 7 wickets for 57 runs left Kiwis reeling, with New Zealand ultimately falling short at 327 in 48.5 overs.

India posted an imposing total of 397/4 in 50 overs, primarily driven by stellar performances from Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer. However, the spotlight shifted dramatically as Mohammed Shami took center stage during New Zealand’s innings.

Fans took it to twitter to congratulated the bowler:

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