Performance of Indian Pacers in the Last 2 Years Leading Up to the 2023 ODI World Cup.

The Indian Cricket Team is set to clash with Australia in the inaugural match of the ICC ODI World Cup 2023. In recent times, Indian pacers played a pivotal role in securing victory during the Ireland series of the Asia Cup 2023. The ODI World Cup squad boasts three formidable pacers: Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, and Mohammed Siraj.

Here are three key insights

  • Jasprit Bumrah: Leading the Pace Attack Jasprit Bumrah, renowned for his exceptional bowling prowess, has been a linchpin for the Indian cricket squad. With 78 ODI appearances, he has claimed an impressive 129 wickets, boasting an economy rate of 4.67. His best figures of 6/19 underline his ability to dismantle opposition batting lineups. Over the past 24 months, Bumrah’s performance has only improved, with 21 wickets in 11 matches at an impressive economy rate of 4.74. His triumphant return to the Indian team after an 11-month injury hiatus during the India vs. Ireland series, where he was named Player of the Series, has set the stage for his key role in India’s quest for the ODI World Cup 2023.
  • Mohammed Siraj: Rising Star Mohammed Siraj has emerged as a prominent bowler for the Indian cricket team since his debut. In 30 ODIs, he has taken 54 wickets, with his best figures being 6/21 in the Asia Cup 2023 final against Sri Lanka, showcasing his ability to win crucial games. Over the past two years, Siraj has participated in 29 of his 30 career ODI matches, amassing 54 wickets while maintaining an impressive economy rate of 4.74. Siraj’s consistent progress positions him as a valuable asset to the team.
  • Mohammed Shami: The Experienced Campaigner Mohammed Shami, a stalwart in the Indian cricket team’s bowling department, boasts a rich career, having played 94 ODIs and taking 171 wickets. His economy rate of 5.57 underscores his potency. With best figures of 5/51, Shami has the ability to make crucial breakthroughs. In the past two years, Shami has participated in 15 matches, claiming 23 wickets while maintaining an economy rate of 5.25. His experience will be instrumental in bolstering India’s fast bowling attack in the ODI World Cup.

As the ODI World Cup 2023 approaches, the performance of these Indian pacers will be closely watched, with their skills and experience poised to play a vital role in India’s quest for cricketing glory.

Reference:

https://www.republicworld.com/sports-news/cricket-news/odi-world-cup-2023-how-have-indian-pacers-from-the-squad-performed-in-last-2-years

https://sportstar.thehindu.com/cricket/odi-world-cup-2023-squads-india-full-list-10-teams-players/article67351661.ece

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/sports/india-announces-squad-for-icc-odi-world-cup-2023/articleshow/103385627.cms?from=mdr

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