Who has taken most wickets for India in ODI World Cup history? – Check Here

In the ongoing ODI World Cup edition, Mohammed Shami has breathed fire against sides like New Zealand, England and Sri Lanka by picking 14 wickets in just three games which comprised two five-wicket hauls respectively. Notably, Shami has taken 45 wickets in the World Cup from just 14 innings at a very impressive bowling average of 12.91 with an economy of 4.91 respectively. 

Here, in this article, we will see where Shami stands on the wickets tally in the World Cup for India.

Most wickets for India in the ODI World Cup:

Mohammed Shami – 45 (14 innings)

Zaheer Khan – 44 (23 innings)

Javagal Srinath – 44 (33 innings)

Jasprit Bumrah – 33 (16 innings)

Anil Kumble – 31 (18 innings)

Shami has been most consistent in World Cups and notably, he has been the highest wicket-taker for India in ODI World Cup history as well.

Most five-wicket haul in ODI World Cup:

Mitchell Starc – 3

Mohammed Shami – 3 

Shami has equalled Starc’s record for taking the most five-wicket hauls in the ODI World Cup.

Mohammed Shami’s five-wicket haul in ODI World Cup:

5/69 vs England in Birmingham, 2019

5/54 vs New Zealand in Dharamsala, 2023

5/18 vs Sri Lanka in Mumbai(WS), 2023

Shami has recorded his best-ever bowling figures (5/18) in ODIs today.

Best-ever bowling figures for India in the World Cup:

Ashish Nehra – 6/23 vs England in Durban, 2003

Mohammed Shami – 5/18 vs Sri Lanka in Mumbai(WS), 2023

Venkatesh Prasad – 5/27 vs Pakistan in Manchester, 1999

Most five-wicket haul in ODIs:

Mohammed Shami – 4

Javagal Srinath – 3

Harbhajan Singh – 3

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