Mohammed Shami bolstered his cause for a spot in India’s playing XI for the T20 World Cup by bowling a scorching match-winning Mohammed Shami Final Over to get his team over the line against Australia in Brisbane on Monday.
Mohammed Shami bolstered his cause for a spot in India’s playing XI for the T20 World Cup by bowling a scorching match-winning over to get his team over the line against Australia in Brisbane on Monday. Shami, who had not played a T20I for India since the World Cup last year, was not included to the playing XI but came on to bowl the final over of the match, with Australia needing 11 runs to win. And, in the decisive over, Shami, who was formally appointed as Jasprit Bumrah’s successor by the BCCI last week, picked up three wickets while conceding only four runs as India defeated Australia by six runs at the Gabba.
Mohammed Shami Final Over Viral Video
October 17, 2022
Mohammad Shami gave up two doubles in the opening two balls of the over, but what happened next surprised no one. Mohammad Shami bowled Pat Cummins out caught in the deep, and Virat Kohli finished with a one-handed screamer to far on. Shami then ran out Ashton Agar at the non-end striker’s to make it 7 out of two. Shami dashed Australia’s chances of a draw with the last ball, knocking over Josh Inglis and sending Kane Richardson packing with a furious yorker to bowl Australia out for 180.
Mohammed Shami Death Bowling
Mohammed Shami Final Over was remarkable over promises to remedy India’s death bowling difficulties, which have been highlighted by Bumrah’s absence. India boasted a formidable bowling attack in Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Arshdeep Singh, and Harshal Patel, but it lacked true speed because none of the three quicks are express bowlers. For the longest time, it appeared as if Shami required more time, and with each passing day, the prospects of India quickly showing for the Pakistan encounter dwindled. But, when Australia was least expecting it, skipper Rohit Sharma produced an ace and unleased Shami. Shami, the’super-sub,’ entered the game and bent his back to send the home team packing.
Besides Shami, the other stars were KL Rahul and Suryakumar Yadav, both of whom struck important half-centuries to help India reach 186/7. Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya were unable to get started, while Virat Kohli and Dinesh Karthik made starts but failed to convert. Australia responded well, with openers Mitchell Marsh and Aaron Finch putting up 41 fast runs.
However, Australia’s middle order was very underwhelming, with no one other than the top four reaching double figures. Finch top-scored with 76 and fought until the 18th over, when he was trapped by a Harshal slower ball, but Indian bowlers kept their composure to secure a close but well-earned six-run victory.
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