After being the first Asian team to beat Australia in Test and ODI series, the Indian team is now playing to conquer New Zealand. Virat Kohli and men are playing the first 50 over the game in Napier and Mohammed Shami has already gotten one feat under his belt. Shami went on to be the fastest wicket-taker to get 100 wickets in the ODIs. He achieved the feat after feat after playing 56 matches. He went on to overtake the record of pacer Irfan Pathan. Mohammed Shami Becomes Fastest Indian to Reach 100 ODI Wickets.
The pacer got an early movement and hit the fuller length bowling outside off. Martin Guptill's feet could not cover the movement well and got bowled out by Shami. The Kiwi batsman got out on the score of 8 runs after facing 9 balls. The batsman hit a couple of fours in his innings. Shami reached a tally of 100 scalps on the 5th ball of the second over of opening ODI of the series.
Check out the video of his wicket below:
Guptil gone...100th ODI wicket for shami pic.twitter.com/7hLD7oNCpv
— Vijay'S (@VijayS5441) January 23, 2019
Akash Chopra also hailed Shami’s feat via a tweet.
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) January 23, 2019
Here’s what the official account of the ICC tweeted about Shami.
— ICC (@ICC) January 23, 2019
Harsha Bhogle also hailed the achievement.
Brilliant opening burst from Shami. Carrying on from Australia. That seam is a thing of joy.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) January 23, 2019
Talking about the match, the hosts are on back foot as they have lost five wickets after scoring 122 runs. Currently, Kane Williamson is batting on the score of 51 and Mitchell Santner is on 10 runs. Check out the live updates of the match here.