The ICC World Cup 2023 has seen some impressive bowling performances, including some standout spells that have dominated the tournament. Here are some of the best bowling spells of the ICC World Cup 2023:
5. Mohammed Shami against Sri Lanka (5/18)
Mohammed Shami’s 5/18 against Sri Lanka in the 2023 ODI World Cup was a remarkable performance that helped India book a semi-final spot. In the match, Shami reduced Sri Lanka to 3/4 after taking three wickets in his first seven balls. Shami’s performance helped India defeat Sri Lanka by 302 runs and secured their place in the semi-finals.
4. Mitchell Santner against Netherlands (5/59)
Mitchell Santner’s 5/59 against the Netherlands in the 2023 ODI World Cup was a crucial factor in New Zealand’s victory. Santner’s 5/59 was the first five-wicket haul in the tournament. .
3. Shaheen Shah Afridi against Australia (5/54)
Shaheen Shah Afridi’s bowling spell of 5/54 against Australia in the ICC World Cup 2023 was a standout performance that helped Pakistan stage a mini-comeback in the match. Shaheen Shah Afridi’s 5/54 against Australia was a memorable and impactful bowling spell in the ICC World Cup 2023.
2. Ravindra Jadeja against South Africa (5/33)
Ravindra Jadeja’s 5/33 against South Africa in the 2023 ODI World Cup was a remarkable performance that helped India secure a spot in the semi-finals. Jadeja became the first Indian bowler to take a five-wicket haul against South Africa inWorld Cups. Jadeja’s 5/33 helped India bundle out South Africa for just 83 runs in 27.1 overs.
1. Mohammed Shami against New Zealand (7/57 )
Mohammed Shami’s 7/57 against New Zealand in the semi-final of the 2023 ODI World Cup was a remarkable performance that helped India secure a spot in the final. Shami became the quickest bowler in the history of the Cricket World Cup to complete a 50-wicket haul, needing just 17 matches to reach the milestone. Shami’s seven wickets were the most by an Indian bowler in a World Cup semi-final match, and his performance was praised by Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.
These performances have not only impressed fans but also contributed to the success of their respective teams in the tournament. While some of these spells were in the league stage, and one in the semi-finals. Overall, these performances have been crucial in shaping the outcome of the tournament.