Mohammed Shami has taken 4 wickets against New Zealand, with this he has taken 4 or more wickets in an innings for the 8th time in the World Cup. Shami is at the top in this record, second is Australia’s Mitchell Starc, who has the record of taking 4+ wickets 6 times in the World Cup.
Mohammed Shami completed his 50 wickets in the World Cup by taking the third wicket against New Zealand. For this he took only 17 innings, which is the fastest in the tournament history. He broke the record of Australia’s Mitchell Starc, who had taken 50 wickets in 19 innings.
Daryl Mitchell became the batsman who scored the most sixes for New Zealand in a World Cup. He hit his 18th six in the current season. Mitchell broke Brendon McCullum’s record of 17 sixes in the 2015 season.
Daryl Mitchell hit the longest six of this World Cup, 107 meters. He left behind Shreyas Iyer’s 106 meter six.
New Zealand 46/2 in powerplay, Shami sent the openers to the pavilion
New Zealand, which was chasing the target of 398 runs, did not have a special start. The team lost the wickets of the openers while scoring 46 runs in the powerplay. Rachin Ravindra and Devon Conway were out after scoring 13 runs each.
In the initial over of the powerplay, the Kiwi openers played shots cautiously. The team’s score in 5 overs was 30 runs without loss. Here Mohammed Shami achieved success on his first ball and dismissed Conway. Not only this, Shami got Rachin Ravindra caught by wicketkeeper KL Rahul on the fourth ball of the 8th over.