Shane Bond is one of the best fast-bowlers of the New Zealand Cricket team. He is among the fastest bowlers in the world, and with his arrival the potency of the attack has increased. He is the fastest bowler to reach 50 one-day international wickets, including a national best of 6 for 22 against Australia in the 2003 World Cup. His fast, inswinging yorker commands the respect of the best batsmen in the game. In 2005, he took 13 wickets at 9.23 against Zimbabwe including 10 for 99 in the second Test at Bulawayo.