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List of five wicket takers in a Cricket World Cup 2019 match till West Indies vs India tie

Mohammed Shami seemed likely to become the sixth bowler to pick a five-wicket haul in the ICC Cricket World Cup, after Jason Behendroff but finished with four wickets in an excellent spell.

List of five wicket takers in a Cricket World Cup 2019 match till West Indies vs India tie
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India registered a convincing 125-run win over West Indies in the 34th match of ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 at Old Trafford, Manchester, on Thursday to move a step closer to book a place in the top four of the showpiece event.

Indian pacer Mohammed Shami was the star of the match as he picked four wickets. Shami claimed the wickets of Chris Gayle, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer and Oshane Thomas to help India bundle out West Indies for 143 runs in 34.2 overs. 

A total of five bowlers have managed to claim a five-wicket haul in the tournament so far. 

Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc was the first bowler to claim a five-wicket haul in Cricket World Cup 2019. 

List of five wicket takers in a Cricket World Cup 2019 match till West Indies vs India tie (June 27): 

No Bowler Team Opponent Result
1 Mitchell Starc Australia West Indies Won
2 James Neesham New Zealand Afghanistan Won
3 Mohammad Amir Pakistan Australia Lost
4 Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh Afghanistan Won
5 Jason Behrendorff Australia England Won

The second bowler to claim five wickets in a match in Cricket World Cup 2019 was James Neesham of New Zealand. Left-arm Pakistani bowler Mohammad Amir was the third player to dismiss five batsmen in an innings in the ongoing World Cup against Australia.

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was the fourth player to claim a five-wicket haul in Cricket World Cup 2019 against Afghanistan by dismissing Rahmat Shah, Gulbadin Naib, Mohammad Nabi, Asghar Afghan, and Najibullah Zadran. Australian pacer Jason Behendroff became the fifth cricketer to achieve this feat in a win against England.