IND vs SL – In the match at the Greenfield Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram Mohammed Siraj shocked the Sri Lankan batsmen by his speed and swing.
Team India beat Sri Lanka in the third match at Thiruvananthapuram, Sunday 15 January to win the three-match ODI series by 3-0. Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill, a young opener, showed their strength in batting to take India to an impressive 390 runs win. Fast bowler Mohammed Siraj proved his skills and achieved a remarkable feat.
Mohammed Siraj has been a great cricket player in all formats over the past two years. Gautam Gambhir, an ex-India opener, said that Siraj is the fastest bowler to have seen the greatest improvement after Jasprit Bumrah. The young Hyderabadi bowler took 4 wickets and bowled well in the third ODI against Sri Lanka.
This is a special record that Mohammad Siraj has set.
Mohammed Siraj’s pace and swing stunned the Sri Lankan cricketers in the match at the Greenfield Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram. In his 10-over stint, the right-arm pacer scored figures of 4 runs for 32 runs. It is interesting to note that he took the four wickets in just 10 overs.
He was the first Indian cricketer to take 4 wickets within the first 10 overs of ODI cricket history. This feat was achieved before Siraj, Javagal Srinath and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jaspreet Bumrah, and Bhuvneshwar Kun.
Mohammad Siraj’s international career
Mohammad Siraj has been a key part of Team India’s cricket department over the past two years. He has taken 33 wickets in 19 internationals for India at an average rate of 22.21, and 46 wickets during 15 Tests. In T20Is, Siraj has taken 11 wickets in eight matches.