The One-day International cricket has been challenging format. To witness a five-wicket haul is a challenge in a bid to succeed in a day-long format.
The bowlers have been working extremely hard to hit the right length, and it hasn’t been that easy on the placid surface, but with the sudden surge, the demand of the quality bowlers have been on high which further saw youngsters ruling the roost.
The list also includes two fine prospects from Pakistan which boats about producing top-notch bowlers in the cricketing world.
Here’s the list of the bowlers who were on the role to claim five-fors for their respective teams:
Hasan Ali three five-wicket haul:
The right-arm medium pacer and the limited-overs specialist Hasan Ali has been brilliant with the ball and became number one ICC’s bowler in the space of a little over one year in the 50-over format following his remarkable performances.
To lift the maiden title for Pakistan in the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy, Ali has played a pivotal role to see his national side crossing all the hurdles in England and Wales, before a convincing 180-run win over arch-rivals India and thus the prominent face in Men in Green was awarded Player of the Series.
The 23-year-old Punjab-born Ali bagged 56 wickets so far in 26 ODIs at the impressive bowling average of 19.82.
In 12 fixtures, Ali bagged three five-wicket hauls in 18 innings. He went on to concede 767 runs in 152.2 overs.
In January 2017, Ali bagged five wickets against Australia at Sydney after giving away 52 runs.
In April 2017, Ali returned to dismantle Windies batsmen which saw him sealing the figures with five for 38, before setting his career-best against Sri Lanka in October in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Rashid Khan Two five-wicket haul:
The leg-spin sensation Rashid Khan has been grabbing the eyeballs for his guile and the accuracy while piling up the miseries for the quality batsmen.
The 19-year-old Rashid has been the prolific performer with the ball which further won him accolades for his hard work and discipline after bursting into the international scene in October 2015.
Phenomenal average in the limited-overs cricket further saw winning him the Indian Premier League (IPL) and now Big Bash League (BBL) ticket.
The Nangarhar-born Rashid claimed his first five-for against Ireland at Greater Noida in March 2017 when he bagged six wickets for giving away 43 runs.
In June 2017, Rashid stun Windies when he claimed seven wickets after conceding just 18 runs at Gros Islet.
In 16 ODIs in 2017, Rashid claimed two five-wicket hauls in 15 innings. He bowled 118 overs to concede 449 runs.
Usman Khan Shinwari 5 for 34.
The 23-year-old fast bowler Usman Khan Shinwari which made his One-day International debut against Sri Lanka at Sharjah in October 2017, in his very second 50-over fixture claimed the solitary five-wicket haul against Sri Lanka when he gave away 34 runs in seven overs.
The left-arm fast bowler Shinwari claimed six wickets in his just two ODIs at the average of 12 with the economy of 5.33.
In two matches, Usman conceded 72 runs in 13.3 overs.
Zahoor Khan – One five-wicket haul:
The 28-year-old Faisalabad bowling medium pacer has also found himself in the list of five-wicket haul list in 2017 owing to the 50-over format.
While representing the United Arab Emirates, the right-arm bowler made his international debut in January 2017, as he went on to claim a five-wicket haul in just his third ODI game when he bagged six wickets against Ireland at the International Cricket Council’s Academy in Dubai.
Zahoor conceded 34 runs in 6.3 overs at the economy of 5.23. He also claimed the wicket of Irish skipper William Porterfield to further seal it as his career-best.
Con de Lange One five-wicket haul:
The Scotland cricketer Con de Lange is listed fifth on the list. The 27-year-old pacer from Cape Province played 13 One-day Internationals since making his 50-over debut in July 2016 and went on to bag 16 scalps.
However, in seven fixtures, the 36-year-old de Lange bowled 44 overs in six innings – to conceded 188 runs which further saw him claiming the five-wicket haul.
At Edinburg against Zimbabwe, de Lange’s figures saw five-wicket haul for 60 runs.
|Hasan Ali (PAK)||18||767||45||5/34||17.04||3|
|Rashid Khan (AFG)||16||449||43||7/18||10.44||2|
|TA Boult (NZ)||16||762||31||7/34||24.58||2|
|Usman Khan (PAK)||2||72||6||5/34||12.00||1|
|Zahoor Khan (UAE)||6||172||17||6/34||10.11||1|
|CD de Lange (SCOT)||7||188||8||5/60||23.50||1|