ODI Asia Cup 2023: The super four round match between India Vs Pakistan of the ODI Asia Cup 2023 has been moved to the reserve day because of the rains in the Sri Lankan capital city, Colombo.
The men in blue side had a good start of 121 runs for the opening wicket. Rohit and Gill scored their half-centuries. But they could not carry on their innings for more time.
Both the Indian openers were out after they crossed their fifty-run mark. India was placed at 147 for the loss of two wickets before the unstoppable rain arrived at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Virat Kohli and KL Rahul will resume the batting today and as cricket-loving fans we want to witness a full contest between these two arch-rivaling nations.
The bowling has been good in this tournament so far. However, no fast bowlers or spinners from the men in blue side are mentioned in the list of the highest wicket-takers.
In this segment, we will make a list of the five bowlers who have got the most wickets in the ODI Asia Cup 2023 tournament till now.
This pace bowler from the men in the green side has topped the list with the most wickets in the ODI Asia Cup 2023. Rauf has been good with his line and lengths, which has troubled the batters.
In this tournament, Haris has picked up nine wickets from just four matches played till now. He also has a best average of 13.33, a best bowling strike rate of 16.67 and the best match figures of 4/19 which he took against Bangladesh in the first game of the super four round.
This pace bowler from the Bangladeshi side is the second bowler to feature in this list of the highest wicket-takers list. But Bangladesh is out of the tournament as they lost both the matches of the Super Four round.
Still, Taskin’s effort was great with the ball as he also picked up nine wickets in the ODI Asia Cup 2023 so far and one more match is still to be played.
Taskin also played four matches for his side and he has an average of 19.11 in this tournament.
The left-arm pace bowler of the Pakistani team is the third-highest wicket-taker in the ODI Asia Cup 2023. Shaheen has been good with his partner Haris Rauf and they have partnered with each other well so far.
Afridi has picked up 8 wickets from four matches played till now. His bowling average is 17.62 which is the third-best in this event and Shaheen has also picked up a four-wicket haul in this tournament which came against India.
He picked up 4 wickets for 35 runs. He also has a third-best strike rate of 20.25.
The bowler from Sri Lanka and the Chennai Super Kings franchise side has been impressive in the ODI Asia Cup 2023. Pathirana has that unconventional action which is why the batsmen find it hard to pick his deliveries, lines and lengths.
Matheesha has got eight wickets to his name so far in just three games played till now. Pathirana has an average of 25 and a strike rate of 20.12 which is the second-best in this Asian event.
This bowler of the Bangladeshi side is the last pacer on the list who has picked up the most wickets in this ongoing edition of the ODI Asia Cup 2023.
Not a single spin bowler has been mentioned in today’s segment and no bowler has picked up a five-wicket haul in this edition so far.
Shoriful Islam has picked up seven wickets in this event so far from four matches played. He has a fourth-best average of 18.71, his economy rate was 4.52, he bowled with a strike rate of 24.86 and Islam has also picked up a three-wicket haul against Afghanistan where his match figures were 3 wickets for 36 runs.