Mohammed Shami leads the leading wicket-taker table of the tournament by overtaking Australian starlet, Mitchell Starc © Getty Images
Mohammed Shami (above) leads the leading wicket-taker table of the tournament by overtaking Australian starlet, Mitchell Starc © Getty Images

India‘s fast bowler, Mohammed Shami became the leading wicket-taker during the the 2nd quarter-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Melbourne on Thursday against minnows, Bangladesh. Shami finished with a figure of 2 for 37. He leads the leading wicket-taker table of the tournament by overtaking Australian starlet, Mitchell Starc, who has 16 wickets, while Shami has 17. Top 10 batsmen in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

The table below shows the scenario:

Player M B M R W BBI Ave Econ SR 5WIs
Mohammed Shami India 6 306 7 226 17 4/35 13.29 4.43 18.0
Mitchell Starc Australia 5 222 2 136 16 6/28 8.50 3.68 13.9 1
Imran Tahir South Africa 7 404 4 283 15 5/45 18.87 4.20 26.9 1
Josh Davey Scotland 6 300 2 311 15 4/68 20.73 6.22 20.0
Trent Boult New Zealand 6 276 11 234 14 7/33 16.71 5.09 19.7 1
Morne Morkel South Africa 7 355 4 240 14 3/34 17.14 4.06 25.4
Umesh Yadav India 7 332 5 249 14 4/31 17.79 4.50 23.7
Jerome Taylor West Indies 6 303 2 257 14 3/15 18.36 5.09 21.6
Wahab Riaz Pakistan 6 343 4 314 14 4/45 22.43 5.49 24.5
Daniel Vettori New Zealand 6 332 5 178 13 4/18 13.69 3.22 25.5
Tim Southee New Zealand 6 336 5 270 13 7/33 20.77 4.82 25.8 1

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Bangladesh were never in the game as they only had fleeting moments of success when the batsmen showed their abilities, but it was too tall a task for them and eventually lost the game by 109 runs. They kept losing wickets at regular intervals with the Indian bowlers dominating the proceedings. Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja shared the spoils. Top 10 fielders in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

India now head to Sydney for their ICC Cricket world Cup 2015 semi-final. They will face the winner of the AustraliaPakistan quarterfinal at Adelaide. Top 10 wicketkeepers in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015