Mohammed Shami on victory against New Zealand in World Cup 2023

Mohammed Shami
Mohammed Shami(Image: Twitter)

The India bowler Mohammed Shami had a five-wicket haul in the match against New Zealand in the World Cup 2023.

Mohammed Shami on victory against New Zealand

India is scheduled to play in the 21st World Cup match against England in 2023, at HPCA stadium, Dharamsala. After winning the toss, India chose to bowl where Devon Conway and Will Young opened the innings while Jasprit Bumrah opened the bowling attack.

Devon Conway was sent out with a duck by Siraj on the 4th over while Will Young was sent out with 17 runs by Shami. Rachin Ravindra was impressive during the match as he scored 75 runs and Daryl Mitchell scored 130 runs including 9 boundaries and 5 sixes and was sent out by Mohammed Shami.

Other batters struggled to face Indian bowlers as they were sent out with low figures on regular intervals. Latham was sent out with 5 runs while Glenn Phillips scored 23 runs on 26 deliveries and was sent out by Kuldeep Yadav.

Bumrah dismissed Chapman for 6 runs while Santner and Matt Henry were dismissed for 1 and a duck by Shami. By the end of 50 overs, New Zealand scored 273 runs losing all 10 wickets.

With the target of 274 runs, Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill opened the innings for India while Trent Boult opened the bowling attack. The openers had a decent start as Shubman Gill scored 26 runs while Rohit Sharma scored 46 runs and was sent out by Lockie Ferguson.

The Indian star Virat Kohli was impressive as he scored 95 runs on 104 deliveries while Shreyas Iyer scored 33 runs and was sent out by Trent Boult. KL Rahul was sent out with 27 runs by Santner on lbw and Suryakumar Yadav was sent out with 2 runs. With the dismissal of Suryakumar Yadav, India was down to the last five wickets in the 34th over.

Ravindra Jadeja joined the partnership with Virat Kohli helping the side to victory. Ravindra Jadeja scored an unbeaten 39* runs on 44 deliveries. By the end, India scored 274 runs on the 48th over losing 6 wickets. It was India’s 5th consecutive win in the World Cup tournament.

Mohammed Shami was named as the Player of the Match. While speaking after the match, “Got a lot of confidence after taking a wicket on the first ball. If your teammates are doing well, you should support them, it’s important that the team performs well, and I understand that.

It was important to pick those late wickets, you always want your team to be the top side. Very happy that I got those wickets and India is on top of the table.”

India will be playing their next World Cup match against England on October 29 at Ekana Sports City, Lucknow.