Mashrafe eclipses Walsh, Ambrose

Mashrafe having a chat with bowling coach Courtney Walsh.
Mashrafe having a chat with bowling coach Courtney Walsh.

Bangladesh ODI skipper Mashrafe Mortaza was outstanding with the ball against Ireland during their third and overall fourth match of the Tri-nation series. He bowled only 6.3 overs against the host Ireland and at an economy rate of 2.76, he grabbed two vital wickets. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ ওয়ালশ-অ্যামব্রোসকে ছাড়িয়ে গেলেন মাশরাফি]

By picking up those two wickets Mashrafe eclipses Tigers bowling coach Courtney Walsh.

Currently, Mashrafe is the holder of 228 ODI wickets. By participating in 174 ODI matches, he has been picked up those wickets. Bangladesh cricket team’s bowling coach, the legendary cricketer of West Indies, Courtney Walsh was played 205 matches and picked up 227 ODI wickets in his bag. Mashrafe Mortaza has played less than 31 matches to cross the milestone of his guvnor.

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Before crossing Courtney Walsh, Mashrafe Mortaza also eclipsed another great caribbean cricketer Curtly Ambrose who played 176 ODIs for West Indies and picked up a total number of 225 wickets in his ODI career. During the match against New Zealand, Mashrafe Mortaza grabbed a wicket and crossed him.

Now, Mashrafe Mortaza is standing at 30th position in the race of highest ODI wicket takers list. Overall, He is in the 22nd position among the pacers of this list. Former English pacer is next to him with 235 ODI wickets. Apart this, Shakib Al Hasan, number one all-rounder of the world is standing on 33rd position on the card.