Indian pacer Mohammed Siraj registered excellent figures of 6/21 as the Men in Blue cleaned up Sri Lanka for 50 and lifted Asia Cup 2023 with a dominating 10-wicket win in the final at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday, September 17.
Team India skipper Rohit Sharma hailed Mohammed Siraj for stepping up in senior pacers’ absence and doing a great job in the recently concluded Test series in West Indies. The 36-year-old added that while he does not want any specific individual to lead the attack, Siraj did a good job as leader of the bowling attack in West Indies.
India beat Sri Lanka by a mammoth 317 runs in the third one-day in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday, January 15 to create a new record for the largest margin of victory by runs in men’s ODIs. Batting first after winning the toss, the Men in Blue posted a gigantic 390/5 on the board in their 50 overs.
Team India pacer Mohammed Siraj has admitted that he prefers bowling wobble-seam deliveries because he has tasted success with it. The 28-year-old was one of the star performers on Day 2 of the Chattogram Test against Bangladesh
Mohamed Siraj, Mohammed Shami and Shardul Thakur will be flying to Australia to join the Indian contingent for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, which is scheduled to be played from October 16 to November 13. It is yet to be officially learned which of these players will be joining the main squad.
Mohammed Siraj has replaced injured Jasprit Bumrah to play the remaining two T20Is against South Africa. His name was selected by the All-India Senior Selection Committee to join the Rohit Sharma-led Team India squad.
India fast bowler Mohammed Siraj has revealed that he was asked to "quit cricket and drive auto” with his father after a disappointing IPL 2019 campaign. Siraj added that MS Dhoni's heartening words to him made him feel slightly better. The 27-year-old had a poor IPL 2019 season for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). While he claimed seven wickets in nine matches, he had an economy rate of nearly 10. In a match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), he was taken for 36 runs in 2.2 overs. He sent down two beamers and had to be taken off from bowling.
Indian captain Virat Kohli has said that he is not at all surprised with pacer Mohammed Siraj’s instant success in international cricket. According to Kohli, Siraj has always had the skills to succeed on the big stage but the Australia gave him that much-needed confidence. Siraj was chosen for the tour Down Under as a back-up to the main pace bowlers. But injuries saw him being thrown into the deep end and he responded in admirable fashion.
Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar has praised upcoming fast bowler Mohammed Siraj for his excellent performance in the Lord’s Test. Siraj claimed 8 wickets in the match as India registered victory by 151 runs to go 1-0 in the in the five-match series. Tendulkar has been highly impressed with how consistent Siraj has proved to be during his short career in Test matches.