English pacer Mark Wood picked three wickets to help his side qualify for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 semi-finals following victory by a margin of 119 runs against New Zealand at Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street on Wednesday.
Wood dismissed Jimmy Neesham, Mitchell Santner and Matt Henry as the Black Caps were bowled out for 186 runs in 45 overs. The fast-bowler was the highest wicket-taker in the clash amongst bowlers of both the sides with three wickets but failed to become the seventh bowler to claim a five-wicket haul in the ICC Cricket World Cup.
A total of seven bowlers have managed to claim a five-wicket haul in the tournament so far.
|1||Mitchell Starc||Australia||West Indies||Won|
|2||James Neesham||New Zealand||Afghanistan||Won|
|4||Shakib Al Hasan||Bangladesh||Afghanistan||Won|
|6||Mitchell Starc||Australia||New Zealand||Won|
Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Starc became the first bowler to bag a five-wicket haul in the 2019 edition of the ICC World Cup. The second bowler to claim a five-wicket haul in the Cricket World Cup 2019 was New Zealand's James Neesham.
Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Amir was the third player to dismiss five batsmen in an innings in the ongoing World Cup. Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was the fourth player to complete a five-wicket haul in a World Cup 2019 match against Afghanistan.
Australian pacer Jason Behendroff became the fifth player to complete a five-wicket haul in the ICC World Cup 2019 when he achieved the feat against hosts England. Starc completed a five-wicket haul for the second time in the tournament against New Zealand.
Indian pacer Mohammed Shami became the sixth player to register a five-wicket haul in the tournament after achieving the tally against England in a must-win clash for the latter. Bangladesh pacer Mustafizur Rahman became the seventh player to register a five-wicket haul in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 achieving the feat against India.