After the splendid 5-wicket haul of Mohammed Siraj in the Asia Cup , Mohammed Shami also showed his skills. Moreover, he took five wickets against Australia. It was the first match in the series. And the Indian team showed that they were well prepared and ready to win the trophy. By winning a toss, KL Rahul chose to bat first. However, with good bowling conditions, the Indian pacers performed so well and stopped the team at 276 runs. Furthermore, Mohammed Shami took five wickets and set the record.
Moreover, the batsmen also performed well and secured their position in the upcoming World Cup. Even though batters faced some difficulties in chasing the score, KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav managed to win the match. Furthermore, Suryakumar Yadav scored 50, which was his highest ODI score in the last 20 ODI innings.
However, the team started the inning with Shubman Gill and Ruturaj Gaikwad, and both players gave a good start. But in the middle overs, Adam Zampa made a great comeback. Till 22 overs, India was on 122 runs with 0 wickets down. But by the 33rd over, India’s score was 185 runs with the fall of 4 wickets.
Despite Australia’s strong fight in the second inning, India easily managed to win the match. However, in the first inning itself, Mohammed Shami laid the foundation of the win for India with five wickets. In the first over, he caught Mitchell Marshall. After that, he grabbed the wicket of Steve Smith. Furthermore, he also rattled the stumps of Stoinis.
Mohammed Shami ODI Performance
Mohammed Shami, the Indian pace bowler, has had a noteworthy career in one-day internationals (ODIs) from his debut in 2013 to September 2021. Over this span, Shami played a total of 94 ODIs, contributing significantly to India’s bowling attack.
With a total of 171 wickets, Shami showcased his ability to make crucial breakthroughs. His best bowling figures in ODIs were 5/51, demonstrating his capability to claim five-wicket hauls on multiple occasions. His overall bowling statistics showed an average of 25.50, reflecting his effectiveness in picking up wickets while maintaining control over the run rate.
Shami’s career featured some remarkable performances, including a memorable 4/35 during the 2015 ICC World Cup. He also managed to take five-wicket hauls three times during his ODI career, with his best figures of 5/69.
Throughout his ODI journey, Shami displayed consistency and versatility, adapting his bowling to different conditions and opponents. He made significant contributions during crucial tournaments and bilateral series, earning him recognition as one of India’s premier fast bowlers in the format.
His performance in ODIs, characterized by his ability to take wickets and his impressive bowling figures, made him a valuable asset for the Indian cricket team during this period. With a remarkable tally of 171 wickets in 94 matches, an average of 25.50, and an economy rate of 5.58, Mohammed Shami has undoubtedly been a valuable asset for the Indian team, leaving a lasting legacy in the world of cricket.
KL Rahul (c), Shubman Gill, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami, Tilak Varma, Prasidh Krishna, R Ashwin, and Washington Sundar
Pat Cummins (c), David Warner, Sean Abbott, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Josh Inglis (wk), Spencer Johnson, Marnus Labuschagne, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Tanveer Sangha, Matthew Short, Steven Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, and Adam Zampa