Mohammed Shami’s reaction: Mohammed Shami played the first match of the World Cup 2023 against New Zealand and became the ‘Player of the Match’ by taking 5 wickets in the very first match. The 21st match of the World Cup 2023 was played between India and New Zealand in Dharamshala. Through this match, Shami made a brilliant comeback and made 5 Kiwi batsmen his victims by spending 54 runs in 10 overs. After this brilliant performance, Shami revealed the secret of success.
Shami had bowled Will Young on his first ball in the match. This was a great start to the World Cup 2023 for them. After the match, Shami said, “I got a lot of confidence after taking the wicket on the very first ball. If your teammates are doing well, you should support them. I think the team should perform well. It was important to take those few wickets later. You always want your team to be on top. Very happy that I got that wicket and Team India is on top of the table.”
Got a chance after Hardik got injured
Let us tell you that in the first four matches, Mohammed Shami was seen only warming the bench. Shami got a chance after the injury of all-rounder Hardik Pandya in the fourth match against Bangladesh. With Hardik out, Suryakumar Yadav came into the playing eleven and Mohammed Shami joined the team as the third pacer in place of Shardul Thakur.
While chasing, the Indian team opened the claws of victory
It is noteworthy that through the match against New Zealand, Team India achieved its fifth win in the 2023 World Cup. Team India won the tournament by chasing runs. The Indian team defeated Australia by 6 wickets in the first match, Afghanistan by 8 wickets in the second match, Pakistan by 7 wickets in the third match, Bangladesh by 7 wickets in the fourth match and New Zealand by 4 wickets in the fifth match. Defeated while doing.
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