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Mohammed Siraj's stunning spell in the Asia Cup 2023 final game against Sri Lanka has reduced them to a score of 12/6 in 5.4 overs with the Hyderabad native picking five wickets. Siraj recorded a stunning spell of 5/7 (5) inside powerplay by dismissing Pathum Nissanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva and Dasun Shanaka respectively.

Here, in this article, we will see which bowler has been the quickest to take five wickets in an ODI match and another feat achieved by Siraj in ODIs.

Quickest to take a five-wicket haul in ODIs (by least balls bowled):
Chaminda Vaas - 16 balls vs BAN in Pietermaritzburg, 2003
Ali Khan - 16 balls vs JER in 2023 WC Qualifier Playoffs
Mohammed Siraj - 16 balls vs SL in Colombo(RPS), 2023

Mohammed Siraj has recorded his maiden five-wicket haul in ODIs and notably he also completed the milestone of picking 50 wickets in ODIs.

Fastest to pick 50 wickets for India in ODIs (by matches played):
Ajit Agarkar - 23
Kuldeep Yadav - 24
Jasprit Bumrah - 28
Mohammed Shami - 29
Mohammed Siraj - 29

Siraj, post powerplay, took the sixth wicket of his spell by dismissing Kusal Mendis as well.

Best bowling figure by an Indian in an ODI innings:
Stuart Binny - 6/4 vs BAN in Mirpur, 2014
Anil Kumble - 6/12 vs WI in Kolkata, 1993
Jasprit Bumrah - 6/19 vs ENG in The Oval, 2022
Mohammed Siraj - 6/21 vs SL in Colombo(RPS), 2023
Ashish Nehra - 6/23 vs ENG in Durban, 2003

Best ever bowling figure in Asia Cup:
Ajantha Mendis - 6/13 vs IND in Karachi, 2008 Finals
Mohammed Siraj - 6/21 vs SL in Colombo(RPS), 2023 Finals