Mitchell Santner stands second for most ODI wickets by New Zealand spinner

Mitchell Santner
Mitchell Santner (image: NZC)

The New Zealand player Mitchell Santner joins the list for most ODI wickets during the match against Afghanistan in the World Cup 2023.

most ODI wickets by New Zealand spinner

New Zealand is scheduled to play in the 16th match of the ICC World Cup 2023 against Afghanistan on October 18 at MA Chidambaram Stadium. The New Zealand Pair Tom Latham and Phillips pair has one of the New Zealand highest partnership score for 5 wickets or below in World Cups.

Winning the toss, Afghanistan chose to bowl where Devon Conway and Will Young opened the innings for New Zealand, while Mujeeb Ur Rahman opened the bowling attack.

Mujeeb dismissed Devon Conway for 20 runs while Will Young had an impressive start as he scored 54 runs on 64 deliveries while Rachin Ravindra scored 32 runs on 41 deliveries and was sent out by Azmatullah.

With the dismissal of Daryl Mitchell for 1 run by Rashid Khan, Tom Latham scored 68 runs on 74 deliveries including 3 boundaries and 2 sixes. Glenn Phillips scored 71 runs on 80 deliveries that include four boundaries and four sixes.

With Chapman and Santner’s 25 and 7 runs, New Zealand scored 288 runs on 50 overs losing 6 wickets. With the target of 289 runs, Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran opened the innings while Trent Boult opened the bowling attack.

The openers failed to create an impression as they were sent out with low figures. Gurbaz scored 11 runs and sent out by Matt Henry while Ibrahim Zadran was sent out with 14 runs by Trent Boult.

Hashmatullah Shahidi was sent out with 8 runs by Lockie Ferguson. With his dismissal of Shahidi, Afghanistan was down to last seven wickets scoring only 95 runs on 25 overs.

Azmatullah Omarzai scored 27 runs and was sent out with Trent Boult and Ikram Alikhil scored 19* runs. Other batters were sent out with low figures by the intense bowling attack from New Zealand bowlers.

Mitchell Santner and Lockie Ferguson dismissed three wickets each while Trent Boult dismissed two wickets. By the end, Afghanistan scored 139 runs losing all 10 wickets on 35th over. Glenn Phillips was named as the Player of the Match.

The New Zealand players Tom Latham and Glenn Phillips pair had a score of 144 runs and stands second in the highest partnership for 5th wkts or below for New Zealand in WC.

The Spinner Mitchell Santner had dismissed a total 100 ODI wickets and joins the list of Most ODI wickets by a New Zealand Spinner. Daniel Vettori tops the list with dismissing 305 ODI wickets.

Most ODI wickets by a New Zealand spinner

  • 305 – Daniel Vettori
  • 100 – Mitchell Santner*
  • 63 – Nathan McCullum
  • 61 – Ish Sodhi