Zaheer Khan in World Cup
Zaheer Khan is a former Indian national team player who played all the forms of cricket for the Indian national team, he was been with the team since 2000 till 2014, for the Indian national team he is the second most successful bowler in the test format after the legendary Kapil Dev.
In the Indian national team, Zaheer Khan made his test debut on 10th November 2000 against Bangladesh and in the same year he also made his One-day international debut for the Indian team against Kenya, and in his career, he also played 5 Twenty 20 matches for the team in his career.
Zaheer Khan was one of the lynchpins for the Indian national team, and particularly Zaheer Khan in world 2011 leading the Indian pace bowling attack, Zaheer Khan is the bowler who first used the Knuckleball in cricket, he used the delivery for the first time in the 2011 world cup and his this strategy worked also very well and he managed to take some crucial wickets like English batsman Ian Bell and Paul Collingwood and the dangerous Mike Hussey in the quarterfinal against Australia. zaheer khan in world cup .
In his career he played his first world cup with the team In the year 2003 under the captaincy of Sourav Ganguly and in that world cup also he played really well for the team and tough in the world cup team India reached to the finals but they eventually lost it against Australia and he is a kind of a player after his debut for the team In 2000 he never looked back and with his performance, he cemented his spot in the team in both the formats, after the 2003 world cup he also played the 2007 world cup as well under the captaincy of Rahul Dravid, where team Indian faced a defeat against the neighboring country Bangladesh and also they lost their group stage match against Sri Lanka as well and got eliminated from the group stages.
Later after that world cup Zaheer Khan was at his best inthe 2011 cricket world cup and eventually with a collective performance from the all the departments of the team, team Indian claimed the world cup after 28 years in their home country and in this world cup all the players gave their all to win the world cup for the master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and in that world cup Zaheer Khan was the leading wicket-taker along with the Pakistani Shahid Afridi, he managed to pluck 21 wickets to his name and overall he has 44 world cup wickets to his name in the world cup and he is presently sitting at the sixth position and he is tied with Srinath who played 34 world cup games where on the other hand Zaheer Khan has played only 23 games but their number of wickets are the same.