County Championship: Mohammed Siraj is one of the brightest prospects of the current Indian cricket team. The right-arm fast bowler is known for his ability to bowl deliveries at a swift pace.
He has often troubled the batsmen with right line and length. The brightest prospect didn’t play the Asia Cup 2022 tournament as he was not picked in the squad in the first place.
In fact, the selectors prioritized spinners considering the spin-friendly wicket in the United Arab Emirates. As a result, Siraj didn’t make the cut in the squad for the Asia Cup tournament.
However, he ensured to get the basics right while playing in County Championship. Siraj impressed the cricket fraternity by taking five wickets to his name and ripped the opposition apart with spectacular bowling.
It didn’t take him much time to make a good impression while playing for Warwickshire. He bagged a sensational five-wicket haul in the ongoing County Championship versus Somerset.
His five-wicket haul included the prized wicket of star Pakistan opening batsman Imam-ul-Haq. Siraj dismissed the left-handed batsman to take his first wicket in the competition.
County Championship: Mohammed Siraj takes five wickets for Warwickshire
Warwickshire are currently playing against Somerset at Edgbaston in Birmingham in the ongoing County Championship. Siraj made good impressions with the ball.
The right-arm pacer made a name for himself by picking up four wickets for 73 runs. On the subsequent day, he completed his five-wicket haul.
He helped the team bowl out the opposition, Somerset for 219. He dismissed the likes of Imam-ul-Haq, George Bartlett, James Rew, Lewis Gregory, and Josh Davey.
Mohammed Siraj finished with impressive bowling figures of 5/82. Besides that, he also bowled six maiden overs and maintained an economy rate of 3.40.
Talking about Warwickshire’s batting, the team posted 117/4 at the stroke of Tea session. Sam Hain and Jayant Yadav are batting on 50 and 14 respectively.