Mohammed Shami finished off as the leading wicket-taker of the World Cup 2023. In 7 matches, Mohammed Shami scalped 24 wickets.
Shami played his first match of the tournament against New Zealand. After being benched for initial four matches, he picked wicket of his very first delivery and produced a Man-of-the -match performance with his five-wicket haul
Mohammed Shami yet again breathed fire with his four-wicket haul against England as India registered a massive 100-run victory while defending 229 runs.
He was adjudged as the Man-of-the-match for his five-wicket haul against Sri Lanka, who were bundled out for a paltry 55 against India at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Against South Africa, at the Eden Garden stadium, Shami chipped in with two crucial wickets as the Proteas were bundled out for 83.
Interestingly, Mohammed Shami went wicketless in the match against Netherlands, where the likes of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma picked a wicket each.
Mohammed Shami's breakthrough performance was against New Zealand in World Cup 2023 finals as he produced the best bowling returns for India in ODIs with match figures of 7/57
Mohammed Shami became the first bowler to bag three five-fours in a single World Cup edition. He also has the most wickets for India in World Cup.