Mohammed Shami became India’s No. 1 bowler in the World Cup by playing only 4 matches

Mohammad Shami, IND vs SA: Team India’s fast bowler Mohammed Shami has maintained his form in the 2023 World Cup. The dangerous player, who has taken 14 wickets in the last three matches, also started the match against South Africa by taking a wicket in his first over. The player did not play the first four matches of the 2023 World Cup. But when Hardik Pandya got injured against Bangladesh, he was replaced in the team.

After playing only 4 matches, Mohammed Shami played his first match in the World Cup 2023 against New Zealand, leaving behind these bowlers including Bumrah. He took five wickets. He took four wickets against England and five against Sri Lanka. He has taken 14 wickets in three matches. For South Africa, Aiden Markram and Rassie van der Dussen took two wickets each. The former Pakistan cricketer mentioned Shami’s excellent seam position in a post on X.

Top wicket takers of World Cup 2023

  1. Adam Zampa- 19 wickets (7 matches)
  2. Dilshan Madhushanka- 18 wickets (7 matches)
  3. Marco Jansson – 17 wickets (8 matches)
  4. Mohammed Shami- 16 wickets (4 matches)
  5. Shaheen Afridi- 16 wickets (8 matches)
  6. Shami’s performance in World Cup 2023

Mohammed Shami, India’s no. 1 bowler in the World Cup 2023, has taken 16 wickets in just 4 matches in this World Cup. Jasprit Bumrah has taken 14 wickets in eight matches. Shami became India’s number one player. 1 bowler in the tournament. After him was Jasprit Bumrah. At the same time, he has now reached the same level at which Shaheen Afridi has reached. For India, Shami has taken 16 wickets, Bumrah has taken 14, Ravindra Jadeja has taken 14 and Kuldeep Yadav has taken 12 wickets.